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Posted Mar 25, 2015 at 5:00 PM

A change is in the works for Westlake elementary schools. If approved by the Calcasieu Parish School Board, the two schools will be divided into lower and upper elementary schools sometime before the beginning of the 2015-16 school year.

Posted Mar 25, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Nine local artists will feature depictions of these primitive mysteries in various mediums including sculpture, pen and ink, painting and digital art at the Age of Dinosaurs exhibit, April 9, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Sulphur Regional Library on...

Updated Mar 24, 2015 at 10:26 AM

When I was a senior in high school, I posed one of the cruelest questions ever to my parents.So, I asked, one night at the dinner table. How much money have you saved for my college education?

Updated Mar 22, 2015 at 9:19 AM

“We are facing a situation where all our students were not encouraged to put forth their best efforts on the exam, and I am worried about where that attitude could lead us and the impact it could have on our schools moving forward,” said...

Posted Mar 20, 2015 at 4:00 PM

Now in over 31 states, JAG's focus remains preventing young people who are most at-risk from dropping out.

Posted Mar 19, 2015 at 12:30 PM

Calcasieu Cinema International will present a screening of the 2013 Spanish award-winning film, “Cannibal,” at 7 p.m. Friday, March 20, at the historic Central School Auditorium in Lake Charles.

Updated Mar 14, 2015 at 7:33 AM

“Wuthering Heights” retains the power to provoke the central question of what it means to be human. This epic story, recognized as timeless, recounts the tale of ill-fated lovers Heathcliff and Catherine on the lonely moors of northern...

Updated Mar 9, 2015 at 5:00 PM

An audit finds the state should change the way annual school aid requests are formulated to avoid mid-year budget shortfalls.

Updated Mar 9, 2015 at 11:42 AM

The Calcasieu Parish School Board will hold a specially called board meeting on Thursday, March 26, 5 p.m., to formally adopt future curriculum recommended by the district’s resource review committees.

Posted Mar 8, 2015 at 8:00 PM

Taking part in the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career (PARCC) testing does not effect a student’s standing.

Posted Mar 8, 2015 at 12:00 PM

The McNeese team designed the winning tool that will help the Ocean Exploration Trust (OET) Nautilus Exploration Program better sample volcanic formations from the seafloor. This new rock-sampling device will be integrated into the remotely operated...

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