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School chief announces his picks for renaming McDonogh schools on Esplanade Avenue

By Domonique Tolliver, Mid-City Messenger Orleans school Superintendent Henderson Lewis has chosen his suggested names for the schools to renamed across Orleans Parish. In the Mid-City area, the John McDonogh 28 and 15 buildings are up for renaming.  Orleans Parish School Board is changing the names of the buildings only, not the charter schools they Read More…

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Warren Easton is most-requested high school in latest OneApp round

Warren Easton Charter High School on Canal Street in Mid-City was the most requested high school for incoming ninth-graders applying to New Orleans Public Schools through the first round of OneApp for 2021-22 school year. Warren Easton was named as a top choice on 2,009 applications, NOLA Public Schools reported in its list of Top Read More…

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Sci High students win big at city and state science fairs

Students from New Orleans Charter Science and Math High School in Mid-City gained recognition recently in science competitions. The public STEM-oriented school known as Sci High moved to a new campus this year at 2011 Bienville St. in the Tulane-Gravier area, near the biomedical corridor. Five Sci High students came back from the Louisiana Science and Read More…

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New Sci High building is ready for state-of-the-art instruction in the biomedical corridor. Only its students are missing.

By Katherine Hart, Mid-City Messenger The new high school building on Bienville Street has gleaming state-of-the-art labs, high-tech classrooms and media centers — everything needed for a first-rate STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education. There is something missing, however: the students. School and city officials held an opening ceremony Dec. 9 for the New Read More…

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Viewpoint: New School Board members bring promise of systemic change

The four new members recently elected to the Orleans Parish School Board will shake up the system and chart a new direction for an organization that has been ruled in large part by outside influences since Hurricane Katrina.  Representing a vast number of New Orleans families, this quartet will function as the School Board’s voting Read More…

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Sponsored: FNOPS congratulates new school board members, looks to runoff

Coalition Reminds Voters to Consider Scorecard in Runoff Election Early voting is Nov. 20-28 (excluding Sundays and holidays) Forward New Orleans for Public Schools (FNOPS) congratulates the two candidates who were elected to the Orleans Parish School Board in the Nov. 3 primary election as well as those vying for the remaining five district seats Read More…

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Sponsored: Young Audiences of Louisiana brings arts education to you with Simply Arts Studio

Deepen your child’s connection with the arts—in the comfort of your home! Young Audiences of Louisiana is launching a virtual studio art program, Simply Arts Studio. Families across the Greater New Orleans Area have the opportunity to enroll their child in dance, yoga, visual arts or beginner piano for as low as $15 per class. Read More…

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Sponsored: School Board Candidate Scorecard by Forward New Orleans

Voter Tool Shows Which Candidates Pledge to Support Platform for Excellence and Equity Forward New Orleans for Public Schools (FNOPS) has released a scorecard showing which of the candidates for Orleans Parish School Board pledged to support the group’s platform ahead of the Nov. 3 election. FNOPS—a diverse coalition of more than 20 civic, business, Read More…