Milton Batiste III became officially employed as St. Landry Parish School superintendent Wednesday following a lengthy round of contract negotiations.
15 High School Seniors Graduate with Associates Degree from LSUE
It was a proud day Friday for St. Landry Parish School District high school students who graduated with their Associate’s Degree from LSUE on May 19th. Through a partnership with LSU Eunice’s Dual Enrollment program and St. Landry Parish School Board, students completed 2 full semesters through the early college academy, earning their Associate’s Degree Read More…
People’s Choice: Batiste Easily Wins Superintendent Vote
The pursuit of a new St. Landry Parish school superintendent concluded Wednesday night with jubilant applause from an overflow crowd and an ending that was anything but unexpected.
Superintendent Candidates Answer Forum Questions
A pair of St. Landry Parish School superintendent finalists cleared another hurdle needed to obtain the position Monday night as they previewed potential aspects of their administration before a live audience at the Delta Grand Theater.
SCHOOL DISTRICT NURSING PROGRAM RECOGNIZED
The St. Landry Parish School District nursing program has received several statewide honors which were recognized last Thursday.
MILLION WORD READER
Savaiah Moore is surrounded by St. Landry Parish School administrators after she was awarded a certificate for reading more than one million words as an accelerated reader at the school. Moore was honored during a Thursday night school board program.
NORTH CENTRAL HISTORY DAY STATE WINNERS
North Central High student Kaedon Jenkins poses with St. Landry Parish interim school superintendent Dwanetta Scott and school board member Bianca Vedell after Jenkins and classmate Ethan Bush were recognized for state National History Day awards.
Power Outages Close Leonville Schools
Friday, May 5, 2023 – Leonville Elementary and Leonville Headstart will be closed today as a result of the numerous power outages in homes in that community.
Board Members Discuss Club Sponsor Stipends
St. Landry Parish School Board members are examining the possibility of providing stipends for employees who supervise student activity groups such as cheerleaders and other campus- related activities.
ST. LANDRY PARISH SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT DISTRICT CANDIDATE PUBLIC FORUM
Mark your calendar for the St. Landry Parish School Board Superintendent Candidate Public Forum set for
May 8th @ 6 PM at the Delta Grand Theatre – 120 S Market Street, Opelousas, LA
Despite Obvious Ending, Superintendent Search Continues
If the numbers are accurate, what’s the necessity in proceeding with the selection process still underway for selecting a St. Landry Parish School superintendent?
Superintendent Field Reduced To Finalist Selections
he interview process for hiring a new St. Landry Parish school
superintendent is completed as board members begin to narrow the number of applicants and select finalists for the position later this week.
Superintendent Interviews Start Thursday
The St. Landry Parish School Board is scheduled on Thursday to begin conducting two consecutive nights of interviews for hiring a new superintendent.
School Board Schedules Special Meeting
The St. Landry Parish School Board has scheduled a special meeting Wednesday at 2 pm in order to select an interim superintendent and continue a discussion on how to spend over $16 million in federal revenue for campus improvements in three school attendance zones.
St. Landry Parish School Board Student of the Year Banquet Held Last Evening
St. Landry Parish School Board held their annual Student of the Year Banquet on April 4th, Tuesday evening at Our Savior’s Church in Opelousas.
School Board Set to Proceed With Superintendent Selection
The identity of those who have applied to become the next St. Landry Parish school superintendent will soon be publicly revealed as board members prepare to conduct interviews.
School Board Member Introduces Plan To Reduce School Violence
St. Landry Parish school board member Tiffany Nolan is asking District officials to consider her proposal for reducing campus violence.
SLPSB Career Fair – March 23, 2023
Do you know someone looking to begin a career in service to children? Share our career fair invitation with them!
Northwest High Receives $50,000 NextEra Grant
The Northwest High School science, technology, engineering and math programs have received a significant monetary grant intended to enhance the variety of technical programs already offered at the campus.
St. Landry Parish School Board Searching for SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
The St. Landry Parish School Board is seeking an exceptional leader with a track record of success to serve as its next Superintendent of Schools.
School Board Property Tax Renewals Are Crucial Say Officials
The St. Landry Parish School Board approved on Wednesday night a pair of Oct. 14, 10-year property tax renewal elections which board members acknowledge are critical for the continued operation of facilities and annual salaries of employees.
St. Landry Parish School Superintendent Does Not Want Contract Renewed
Superintendent Jenkins won’t seek contract renewal.
St. Landry Parish School District Expresses Thanks
St. Landry Parish School District Expresses Thanks
Superintendent And Board Members Discussing Contract
St. Landry Parish School Superintendent Patrick Jenkins indicated on Monday night that he is currently involved in ongoing discussions with School Board members regarding an extension of his current contract which is scheduled to end June 30.
St. Landry Public Schools Schedule Earl Dismissal
Public Notice from the St. Landry Parish School Board: All schools and administrative offices will dismiss early tomorrow, January 24th, due to forecasted severe weather in our area.
Arrests Made In Opelousas High Violence Threats
Officers with the Opelousas Police Department have made several arrests regarding the threat called into the school on the early afternoon of January 17, 2023.
Opelousas Police Respond To School Violence Threat
Opelousas High principal Del-Timoko Clark Dunbar was still escorting students from campus into awaiting vehicles late Tuesday afternoon following an afternoon school-wide lockdown and threat of violence that required a city police investigation and additional officers.
District Recognizes Four “A” Schools
Four St. Landry Parish public schools were recognized recently for receiving an “A” for their overall student performance scores during 2021-22.
Weather Advisory Prompts SLP School Closures Wednesday, December 14th
Based upon the most recent National Weather Service advisory indicating an enhanced risk of severe weather tomorrow and in communicating with the Office of Emergency Preparedness (OEP), the St. Landry Parish School District, all administrative offices and all head start centers will be closed Wednesday, December 14, 2022.
School Board Photo Gallery by Bobby Ardoin
Bobby Ardoin images taken from St.Landry Parish School Board meeting.
St. Landry Parish School District Superintendent Named Louisiana Superintendent of the Year
Patrick Jenkins, superintendent of St. Landry Parish School District (SLPSD), has been named the 2023 Louisiana Superintendent of the Year by the Louisiana Association of School Superintendents. This program is designed to recognize the outstanding leadership of active, front-line superintendents. Nominees are judged on the following criteria: – Leadership for Learning, communication, professionalism and community Read More…
Superintendent Scheduled To Get Graded By Board Members
St. Landry Parish Superintendent Patrick Jenkins is scheduled to undergo an annual job performance evaluation when School Board members convene next Thursday night for their monthly meeting.
State Performance Scores Reflect District Growth In Some Areas
OPELOUSAS, LA — District and school performance scores (DPS/SPS) were released by the LouisianaState Department of Education (LDOE) today. The St. Landry Parish School District (SLPSD) maintaineda letter grade of “C,” with a performance score of 70.6, a growth of 2.4 points from 2021. Sixty-ninepercent of St. Landry Parish School District schools showed growth. The Read More…
St. Landry School District Developing Mental Health Awareness Program
The St. Landry Parish School District has begun taking steps that address classroom stress and mental health issues that often affect campus environments, members of an Academic Committee were told Tuesday night.Shirley Joseph, a mental health practitioner employed by the school system, said the District has now hired a full-time mental health specialist to deal Read More…
Rosenwald School Dedication
The total refurbishing of a 102-year-old nationally-recognized Rosenwald School has been completed and celebrated with the intention of continuing to serve the educational needs of the Plaisance community. State and St. Landry Parish school officials gathered Saturday for a dedication ceremony at the school building which was constructed originally to provide early 20th-century education for Read More…
Four New Board Members Will Occupy School Board Positions
Voters approved realigning the St. Landry Parish School Board by nearly one third on Tuesday, as four seated members were defeated.
Several St. Landry Parish School District Principals Honored
Several St. Landry Parish School District principals were honored last Thursday at the monthly regular School Board meeting for either reaching or exceeding their academic growth targets in several areas.
School District Honors Grand Prairie Elementary
Grand Prairie Elementary School faculty and staff were honored last Thursday by the St. Landry School District for being recognized by staff officials as a Blue Ribbon School.
North Central High School will be closed Thursday, October 6, 2022
North Central High School campus will be closed Thursday, October 6, 2022, due to ongoing waterline issues.