By: Olivia Bertinot
On January 14-15, 2016, 34 members of the Sr. Beta Club attended their annual state convention in Lafayette, LA. Students enjoyed participating in academic as well as arts and crafts competitions. They were entertained with inspiring speeches, campaign skits and dancing. The club was presented with the Gold Key award for increasing participation in the convention, and Jillian Chenevert won 3rd place in the photography competition, qualifying her for state. Congratulations to the club and Jillian! Also, the club would like to give a special thanks to our chaperones - Mrs. Nicki Chenevert, Mrs. Dana Dunham, Mrs. Hilde Chenevert and Mrs. Sissy Debetaz.
Requirements for Advanced Math: Dual Enrollment for College Algebra (2016-2017)
1. Students must have completed Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II.
2. Students must have a minimum Composite ACT score of 18 and a minimum Math ACT score of 19. (As of right now, the ACT Aspire scores cannot be used.)
3. Students must have a minimum high school GPA of 2.0.
4. There is an extra cost of $300 per DE course.
(If a parent or student has questions regarding dual enrollment classes for next school year, please email Cheri Major: firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Student of the Year program is designed to recognize outstanding elementary, middle, and high school students. This program is an excellent opportunity to recognize from each school system those students who have demonstrated excellent academic achievement, leadership ability, and citizenship. The program is sponsored by the Louisiana State Superintendent through the State Dept. of Education and the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Each finalist will compete at the regional level. FRA is honored to announce the finalists at our school level. From left to right: Adriana Magallon - 5th grade, Wyatt Laiche - 8th grade and Brandon Chenevert ...
The Annual Stockholders' meeting of the Pointe Coupee Private School System, Inc. will be held on Monday, February 29, 2016 at False River Academy. The meeting will begin at 7:00pm.
Board members will be elected at this meeting. Any stockholder interested in serving on the Board of Directors should put that intention in writing and mail to False River Academy postmarked on or before February 15, 2016.
For the Areas of Representation for the FRA Board of Directors click the link.
By: Priscilla Owens
Left Photo: Livonia High School Exchange Students: (from left to right) Andres Garcia, Fabain Mosele, Samira Dekant, and Nalinkarn Deesaovapak
Right Photo: Superintendent Mr. Kevin Lemoine with Fabain and Andres
For the last two weeks, the sixth graders at False River Academy have been researching Christmas traditions of countries around the world. Mrs. Kristie Langlois, librarian at Livonia High School heard about the project, and offered to have 4 foreign exchange students speak to the students at FRA. This provided an excellent opportunity for the sixth grade students to...
*This is the first in a series of articles highlighting FRA graduates.
FRA Graduate, Cody Carroll (2002), and wife, Samantha Carroll, have already enjoyed incredible success with local dining favorite, Hot Tails. Hot Tails has earned fame locally and beyond due to its cutting-edge Cajun cuisine and energetic atmosphere. The couple are continuing to rapidly climb up the ladder of southern culinary fame with the opening and astounding reception of their new restaurant, Sac-A-Lait. Located in New Orleans, Sac-A-Lait offers the diner a completely unique experience by offering an array of completely original dishes. Cody and Samantha draw the inspiratio...
On November 21, 2015 False River Academy's Jr. Beta club attended District Day at McKinley Middle Magnet school in Baton Rouge. A total of 21 students represented our school at District Day, winning a total of three awards. We won 1st place in Battle of the Books Division I; 3rd place in banner; and Sarah Moore placed 3rd in the speech competition. We are now eligible to compete in those three categories at state convention. False River Academy also competed in Tower of Power; Poster; Quiz Bowl; T-shirt; and spotlight your club. Furthermore I would like to congratulate all of the students who competed in addition, to Catholic of Pointe Coupee for placing 1st in S...
For the last two months, the sixth graders at False River Academy have been working on their science fair projects. The project was organized into a series of ten steps the students submitted and revised as needed. Finally, on Wednesday, December 2, the projects were displayed for public viewing. Mr. Brian Pangburn and Dr. Amanda Haszinger were the judges for the event.
Kinley, Mckenzie, and Cole will advance to the regional science fair at LSU in February 2016. To learn about their projects, read more.
The first place winner, Kinley Stuart's project, "A Stinky Situation," investigated the link between sock color and the amount of bacteria that can be fo...