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Updated Oct 22, 2014 at 9:50 AM

In the Sulphur/Carlyss area, no school received less than a “B” on their report card. The “A” schools include Frasch Elementary, Vincent Settlement Elementary, and W.W. Lewis Middle. Among the “B” schools are Cypress Cove Elementary, E.K. Key Elementary, LeBlanc Middle, Maplewood Middle (includes the elementary school), R.W. Vincent Elementary, Sulphur High, and W.T. Henning Elementary.

Posted Oct 15, 2014 at 2:30 PM

Funded initially by Sasol, the pilot scholarship program will first target unemployed or undereducated residents in the Westlake and Mossville communities seeking careers in support of industry in Southwest Louisiana.

Posted Oct 15, 2014 at 10:30 AM

Louisiana State Rep. Mike Danahay (D-Sulphur) and Calcasieu Parish School Board member Joe Andrepont addressed a controversial topic in Calcasieu Parish — Common Core — at the monthly meeting of the West Calcasieu Chamber of Commerce in...

Posted Oct 11, 2014 at 11:00 AM

The university is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2014 with a mixture of traditional and special events for this Homecoming. This year's theme is “Cowboys Forever.”

Posted Oct 10, 2014 at 3:00 PM

School board members were faced Tuesday night with hundreds of concerned citizens filling the CPSB meeting room and overflowing into the lobby ready to voice their opinions for or against the Common Core-aligned curriculum currently being utilized...

Posted Oct 8, 2014 at 10:30 AM

s part of the festivities surrounding Westlake High School's recent 100-year celebration, S.P. Arnett Middle School – the former site for WHS before the building in the late 1960s of the current high school on Garden Drive – hosted a...

Posted Oct 7, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Gov. Bobby Jindal led a group of local dignitaries in celebrating the groundbreaking on Friday for the new SOWELA Technical Community College Regional Training Facility to be built at their Lake Charles campus. 

Posted Oct 7, 2014 at 11:00 AM

In an effort to provide additional parental support, the Calcasieu Parish School Board (CPSB) has launched new online homework help through the district's website at www.CPSB.org/homeworkhelp.

Posted Oct 5, 2014 at 12:30 PM

Sulphur High School senior Maddy LeBlanc was crowned the school's 2014 Homecoming Queen at the Tors versus Sam Houston High School Broncos game on Friday night.

Posted Oct 2, 2014 at 12:30 PM

This year marks 100 for Westlake High School — the Westlake community's only high school — and it has come a long way from a school that began in 1914 with around 40 students to one today with nearly 540 pupils.

Posted Oct 1, 2014 at 12:30 PM

Events marking Westlake High School's 100th anniversary will be Thursday, October 2, through Friday, October 3.

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