Saturday, June 24, 2017

Program aims to boost reading for third graders

Third graders across the parish are going to get a hand up thanks to a volunteer organization that aims to boost reading in Webster...

Superintendent applicants want to give back to education

The two candidates who applied for Webster Parish Schools’ top position both say they want to give back to education. Interim Superintendent of Schools Johnny...

Two apply for Webster Schools superintendent job

Two applicants have applied for Webster Schools’ top job. Byron Lyons, of East Cleveland, Ohio, and Interim Superintendent Johnny Rowland are the only two who...

WPSB board travel expenses up this year

With an ever tightening budget, Webster Parish School Board members and the superintendent of schools must still carry out the duties of the district,...

Board says yes to free lunches for Pre-K through sixth grade

Elementary students who attend Webster Parish schools will receive free breakfast and lunch for 2017-2018. Thanks to a federal program, all schools will offer the...

Glenbrook students develop video game

It’s a simple video game with a Louisiana theme that a kindergartner can play. Dubbed “The Gumbo Game,” students in Glenbrook School’s Coding and Gaming...

Accelerated Readers receive cash prizes

The Webster Parish School Board recognized students who had the highest Accelerated Reader points in the school district. The overall winners, who were awarded $100,...

Johnny Rowland named acting school superintendent

Johnny Rowland was named the Webster Parish Schools’ interim superintendent. In the wake of the sudden retirement of Dr. Dan Rawls, Rowland was chosen as...

Cotton Valley voters to decide on school tax Saturday

It’s for the children – that was the common consensus among those who attended a public meeting Wednesday regarding an upcoming tax proposition for...

WPSB to discuss naming interim superintedent

The Webster Parish School Board will appoint an interim superintendent Thursday during a special meeting set for 6 p.m. at the school district’s central...

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