Dec 072013
 

The McDonogh 7 building on Milan Street. (UptownMessenger.com file photo)

The McDonogh 7 building on Milan Street. (UptownMessenger.com file photo)

After years of waiting, Audubon Charter School will move out of its temporary campus in the old Carrollton courthouse over the holidays and into a newly refurbished temporary home on Milan Street, officials said. Continue reading »

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Nov 172012
 

Construction equipment stands ready Saturday morning at Audubon Charter School’s Broadway campus. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Nearly a year after Audubon Charter students moved out of their Broadway Street campus in preparation for a major renovation and expansion project there, major construction efforts will begin there Monday and end in time for students to return in the fall of 2014, officials say. Continue reading »

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Jul 282012
 

Audubon Charter School plans to begin taking concrete steps this fall toward the possibility of creating a new high school, officials said Saturday morning.

Meanwhile, Orleans Parish school officials are hoping to find a way to start renovations on the school’s Broadway campus even as negotiations continue with neighbors over a pending lawsuit. Continue reading »

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Jul 262012
 

The Audubon Charter School governing board will hear updates on renovations to the Broadway campus, admissions, and on each of its academic programs at its monthly meeting Saturday morning in the Carrollton campus cafeteria. Continue reading »

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Jun 222012
 

Audubon Charter School’s Broadway campus.

The sidewalks and crosswalks around Audubon Charter School will be made safer and more walkable with $250,000 worth of upgrades, based on a federal grant secured by a Tulane public health program, officials said. Continue reading »

May 312012
 

A trailer has been set up on the grounds of Audubon Charter School's Broadway campus in anticipation of construction beginning on the expansion project there. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

With the contractor already preparing Audubon Charter School’s Broadway campus site for construction, an unresolved lawsuit by neighbors could prevent any work from beginning, officials said Thursday night. Continue reading »

May 252012
 

Audubon Charter School will discuss its plans for the Carrollton campus renovations at a meeting of the school’s governing board on Saturday, and its plans for the renovation and expansion of the Broadway campus at a neighborhood meeting Thursday, officials said. Continue reading »

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Apr 212012
 

Orleans Parish schools could be receive less money from the state per-pupil next year than in years past because of the new private-school voucher program recently signed by the governor, and Audubon School officials are concerned about how that will impact next year’s budget. Continue reading »

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Apr 202012
 

The governing board of Audubon Charter School will hold its April monthly meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday in the cafeteria of the Broadway campus, and will discuss ongoing renovation efforts there and at the Carrollton campus, according to the meeting agenda. Continue reading »

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Apr 122012
 

Audubon Charter School's Broadway campus.

Renovations on Audubon Charter School’s Broadway campus are scheduled to begin this month, neighbors learned Wednesday night, while Benjamin Banneker prepares to move to a new campus in Hollygrove. Continue reading »

Mar 172012
 

Audubon Charter School's Carrollton campus, photographed in January. (UptownMessenger.com file photo by Sabree Hill)

With more than $2 milllion allocated for repairs to the main building at Audubon Charter School’s Carrollton campus, school leaders are now hoping to focus the attention of the Orleans Parish School Board on the condition of the aging portable buildings there. Continue reading »

Jan 212012
 

The fifth grade class of Audubon Charter School held a garage-sale fundraiser at their Carrollton campus, which is now line for a $2.2 million renovation. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

The Orleans Parish School Board’s operations team is recommending $2.3 million in renovations to Audubon Charter School’s Carrollton campus, officials said Saturday. Continue reading »