Jul 172018
 

Kevin Word

Darren Lewis (via New Orleans College Prep on Facebook)

Along with a new CEO over the New Orleans College Prep charter network, both Walter L. Cohen high school and Crocker elementary will have new principals for the upcoming year, school leaders learned Monday night. Continue reading »

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May 312018
 

Lycee Francais academic director Marina Schoen speaks during a school event. She was chosen as the school’s new CEO on Thursday night. (photo via Lycee Francais on Facebook)

The governing board of Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans has chosen to elevate the school’s current academic director, Marina Schoen, as the school’s next chief executive officer.

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May 212018
 

New Orleans Charter Science & Math High School (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Despite the introduction this year of rigorous new state tests, leaders of New Orleans Charter Science & Math High School hope the strength of their many unique diploma offerings will help them maintain their B performance rating from the state in the fall, they said Thursday. Continue reading »

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May 152018
 

The three finalists to be the next CEO of Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans met with the charter school’s parents and staff Tuesday night in a crowded town hall meeting, explaining how their very divergent backgrounds each position them to lead the school to continued academic strength while building the city’s first French-immersion high school. Continue reading »

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May 102018
 

The Rotary Club of New Orleans will hold its first-ever wine-tasting competition, “Sippin’ for Scholarships,” tonight to raise money to send seniors from the New Orleans Charter Science & Mathematics High School and other schools to college. Continue reading »

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May 042018
 

Cohen High School senior Brevin Porter dances exuberantly after announcing thta he will attend Delgado Community College next year on “Declaration Day” on Friday, May 4, 2018. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Nearly 70 seniors at Walter L. Cohen College Prep High School were greeted with an auditorium full of exuberant cheers on Friday (May 4) as they announced which colleges they plan to attend after graduation, from as far Notre Dame and the University of Missouri or as close as Xavier and the University of New Orleans just up the road.

Cohen senior Shante Williams kicks off a second line from the school after announcing that she will attend the University of Missouri on “Declaration Day” on Friday, May 4, 2018. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

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May 032018
 

A young Lycee Francais student trades a fist bump with Cam Jordan during the Saints player’s visit to the school in 2014. (via Lycee Francais on Facebook)

The finalists for the CEO position at Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans were asked as part of the application process to detail their thoughts on critical issues ahead for the school, such as improving diversity within the student body, reaching special-education students while in a full-immersion foreign-language environment, and aligning the French national standards with those set by the state of Louisiana. Continue reading »

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May 022018
 

The three finalists for the top job at Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans are the charter school’s current academic director, the principal of a high-performing Uptown charter high school, and the former administrator of an immersion school in Maryland, Lycee officials announced Monday night. Continue reading »

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May 012018
 

The Cohen College Prep High School band marches with the Mystic Krewe of Nyx on Magazine Street on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Walter L. Cohen College Prep High School is one of 31 high schools in Louisiana to receive specialized guidance from the Johns Hopkins University School of Education toward redesigning its instruction and support services for the 2019-2020 school year. Continue reading »

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May 012018
 

McDonogh 35 Senior High School’s marching band performs during Battle of the Bands at the “Instruments A-Comin” benefit concert, silent auction and community arts fair in front of Tipitina’s Monday evening. The fundraiser also includes a benefit concert with all proceeds dedicated to placing instruments in New Orleans school music programs (Claire Byun/cbyun@nolamessenger.com).

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Apr 272018
 

Keith Bartlett (via lfno.org)

After fielding nearly 50 applications from international applicants, Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans board members plan to name the finalists for the position at a public meeting Tuesday afternoon, officials said. Continue reading »

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