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RECN Month of the Young Child
RPSB and RECN celebrate the "Month of the Young Child"
02/02/2023
The Rapides Parish School System and the Rapides Early Childhood Network held their annual Early Childhood Round-Up earlier this week and proclaimed February as the "Month of the Young Child."
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The Rapides Parish School District celebrates School Board Recognition Month this January
01/18/2023
(Alexandria, LA) - January is School Board Recognition Month and Rapides Parish is honored to celebrate its school board members for their dedication and commitment to the district’s schools and students.
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Comeback Campus
Two RPSB schools are making a comeback
12/15/2022
ALEXANDRIA, La (RPSB) – The Louisiana Department of Education has recognized Martin Park Elementary and Northwood High School as a “Comeback Campus.”
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22-23 TOY POY Award Ceremony
RPSB honors faculty with annual celebration.
12/06/2022
(Alexandria, LA) – On December 5, 2022, the Rapides Parish School Board held a celebration for its outstanding educators by honoring their 2024 Principal, Assistant Principal, Teacher and New Teacher of the Year.
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RPSB Achieves Record-Breaking School Performance Scores.
11/16/2022
ALEXANDRIA, La – The Louisiana Department of Education has released its progress report for the Rapides Parish School System, which in turn, gave Rapides Parish schools an overall 80.4 school performance score (SPS), the highest grade ever achieved for Rapides Parish under the current accountability formula.
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RPSB Raises Awareness for National School Bus Safety Week
10/20/2022
ALEXANDRIA, La – In support of National School Bus Safety Week, October 17-21, 2022, the Rapides Parish School Board is raising awareness to remind everyone about the importance of school bus safety.
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Statement
RPSB Announces Safety Improvements for School District.
09/08/2022
(Alexandria, LA) - On Thursday, September 8, 2022, representatives from the Rapides Parish School Board and local and state agencies announced a plan worth up to $4M to improve the safety and security of the school district.
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Literacy Bus
RPSB Rolls Out "Reading Revival Camps."
08/03/2022
(Alexandria, LA) – The Rapides Parish School District is rolling out a unique way to help improve literacy rates amongst students within Rapides Parish.
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Accounting Students Honored
RPSB honors students with accounting scholarships
06/27/2022
Earlier in the year we shared that our CFO of Rapides Parish Schools, Mrs. Elizabeth Domite, was honored with the Award for LASBO and the Outstanding School Business Award for Louisiana from SASBO.
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LA Mental Health Coalition Resources
LA Mental Health Coalition Offers Resources
06/14/2022
The Louisiana Mental Health Coalition mourns the 21 victims lost to the senseless act of violence that took place in Uvalde, Texas.
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Students Sign Intent Letters
Rapides Parish seniors sign letters of intent to become educators
05/04/2022
Five Rapides Parish seniors pledged to become educators in the first signing day event for the Rapides Parish School District on Tuesday, May 3, 2022.
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Award
RPSB Recognizes Several Schools with Athletic Honors
04/06/2022
(Alexandria, La) - On April 5, 2022, the Rapides Parish School Board held a press conference honoring their schools' athletic teams with multiple honors.
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RPSB Top Gains 20-21
RPSB honors several schools with recognitions
03/15/2022
Some of Rapides Parish Schools have been recognized and awarded for their hard work and dedication.
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RPSB honors several schools with recognitions
03/15/2022
Some of Rapides Parish Schools have been recognized and awarded for their hard work and dedication.
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Journey to Literacy
RPSB Literacy Task Force Art Contest Winners
03/09/2022
Back in January, we asked our students to create artwork for our "Journey to Literacy" Book Mobiles Contest. Here are the winners.
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Job Fair 2022
"Elevate Your Future" Job Fair
03/07/2022
Here is the information for the upcoming "Elevate Your Future" Job Fair.
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Covid-19 Update
RPSB drops mask requirement for close contact.
03/04/2022
The Rapides Parish School District continues to monitor Covid-19 cases, and after the RPSB voted 8 - 1 in last night's board meeting, it has been decided that face coverings and masks will not be required for students who have been identified as a close contact of a confirmed positive Covid-19 case.
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PEBT 2022
Third Round of Pandemic EBT Benefits Coming to Eligible Louisiana Children
02/15/2022
Benefits to be issued to eligible students who were on an approved virtual schedule or who missed days due to Covid-19.
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2022 - 2023 Open Enrollment
Rapides Parish School District's 2022 - 2023 Open Enrollment
02/03/2022
The open enrollment period for the 2022 - 2023 school year starts on February 1, 2022 - February 25, 2022. Here is all the information you need to register.
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2022-2023 RPSB Calendar Options Vote
RPSB adopts traditional school calendar for 2022 - 2023 school year.
02/02/2022
(Alexandria,La) - After Tuesday night's Rapides Parish School Board meeting, the board members unanimously voted to adopt the traditional calendar option for the 2022 - 2023 academic year.
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Rapides Reads
RPSB presents Literary Bus Art Competition
01/12/2022
The RPSB Literary Task Force needs your help. We will be transforming 3 school buses into Journey to Literacy Book Mobiles by vinyl wrapping each bus with STUDENT ARTWORK!
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Covid-19 Update
RPSB provides update to Covid-19 guidelines following rise in Omicron Covid-19 cases.
01/03/2022
Between the rise in the Covid-19 cases in regards to the Omicron variant and the winter season, the Rapides Parish School Board releases this information regarding the upcoming months.
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Literacy Around Town
12/16/2021
Try these simple, fun activities to inspire a love of literacy even through the holidays! They can be done at school or at home.
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RPSB EDUCATOR CELEBRATION
RPSB honors our educators of the year
12/06/2021
On December 2, 2021, the Rapides Parish School board honored various teachers, assistant principals and principals during its "Educator of the Year" celebration at the Convention Hall in Alexandria.
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ConnectLA
The Emergency Broadband Benefit
12/01/2021
The ConnectLA/ FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is looking to help you and your family's internet needs.
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BHS ANATOMY STUDENTS
Buckeye High School anatomy students win state competition...again!
11/19/2021
Make no bones about it. The human body is a complex system to understand, especially with Covid-19 impacting those bodies, but that didn’t stop Buckeye High School’s anatomy students from pulling together and muscling through a state competition designed to help understand what makes our bodies work.
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RPSB Awarded Models of Excellence award
Rapides Parish School Board honored with "Models of Excellence" award.
11/18/2021
On November 15, 2021, the Rapides Parish School Board was awarded the "Models of Excellence" award by the Louisiana Department of Education.
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RPSB teacher named finalist
RPSB Teacher Named Finalist for National Award
11/17/2021
November 4, 2021 will be a day that Heather Warner, a Caroline Dorman Jr. High Science teacher, will remember forever, as she was honored as a finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).
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RPSB Board Retreat
RPSB discusses goals for the 2021-2022 year.
11/16/2021
The Rapides Parish School Board's members and staff discuss several goals for the 2021-2022 year.
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Mental Health Services
Mental health services usable for RPSB's educators.
With the partnership of the Louisiana Department of Education and Oschner, the Rapides Parish School Board provides their educators with mental health resources.
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Mask Mandate Update
Rapides Parish School Board approves motion to adjust mask mandate policy
In a 7-2 vote, the Rapides Parish School Board has decided to opt-out of mandatory masking, reinstate some CDC protocols, but also allow parental choice on quarantine matters.
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