Southwest Daily News - Sulphur, LA

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Posted Aug 3, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Sulphur native and former W.W. Lewis Middle School principal Robert Barrentine is looking forward to the start of the new school year. The upcoming year will be his first at the helm of his alma mater, Sulphur High School.

Updated Jul 25, 2014 at 3:18 PM

The goal of the project is to gather as many school supplies, new or gently used backpacks and school uniforms and have them available to any student in-need attending any public or private school in Vinton. Smith is also looking for a hair salon...

Updated Jul 23, 2014 at 3:18 PM

This premier leadership conference is designed to provide practical insight into the workings of government, promote youth civic engagement, to instill a sense of pride in America, and to empower the next generation of women leaders, providing them...

Posted Jul 13, 2014 at 12:30 PM

Calcasieu Parish School Board Representative Bryan LaRocque told the Southwest Daily News in a recent interview that it will be the first new school in that district since the 2002 opening of the new Moss Bluff Middle School.

Posted Jul 11, 2014 at 2:00 PM

In an interview with the Southwest Daily News, Skylar Giardina said the premium cost to provide insurance for the district's 5,127 student athletes for the 2014-15 school year was $697,710 – up $100,000 from the previous school year and a far...

Updated Jul 9, 2014 at 9:27 AM

The primary attraction of the business for Faye Magel is the fundraising aspect. Schools, sports teams, churches and other non-profits can call the Kona Ice truck to an event and they'll receive 25 percent of the proceeds in return.

Updated Jun 29, 2014 at 8:30 AM

Under the Dare To Be Healthy program umbrella, the Eating Healthy Southwest Louisiana initiative had its official launched last Wednesday at the Lake Charles Country Club.

Updated Jun 27, 2014 at 11:17 AM

Two Sulphur High 2014 graduates are hitting the road for their summer break. But unlike many of their classmates, their travels won't lead to a beach.

Posted Jun 22, 2014 at 10:30 AM

Care Help of Sulphur is gearing up for the Back to School Drive set for late July. Each year, the organization collects school supplies and uniforms to help area families get their children ready to start the new school year.

Updated Jun 18, 2014 at 1:58 PM

Jindal issued an executive order that instructs the Louisiana Department of Education to begin a competitive process to purchase a new assessment and called on the Department of Education and the Board of Secondary and Elementary Education to...

Posted Jun 16, 2014 at 10:00 AM

After a marathon day of interviewing the final four candidates on Saturday, the Calcasieu Parish School Board voted 10-5 in favor of Karl Bruchhaus — the CPSB's Chief Financial Officer since 1996. He will replace outgoing superintendent Wayne...

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