Guest speakers Leslie Zaunbrecher and Penny Ortego, left, from Hancock Whitney Bank visited with Jaimie Lavergne’s Highland Elementary pre-k class to discuss the importance of saving money. They read “The Berenstain Bears’ Dollars and Sense” to the children. Each pre-k student received an activity book and a little blue piggy bank to start saving their money. (Submitted photo)
Glendale Elementary recently held a bus evacuation drill. From left are Frieda Reed, Ereyonna Frank, third grader; and Shelly Guillory, third grade teacher. (Submitted photo)
The first Students of the Week (August 12-16) were honored at Glendale Elementary. From left are Joshua Gaspard, Alysln McQuirter, Aubrey Ardoin, Colton Marcantel, Jade Joseph, Ayla Vidrine(Happy Birthday), Jace Abshire, Karli Boone, Abel Clement, Alejandro Enriquez, Brilynn Nguyen, Parker Smith, Xayvion Edwards, Saige Ford and Juiliana Ferguson. (Submitted photo)
This week’s Student of the Week is Gavin Higginbotham, a senior at Eunice High School. His parents are Kelly and Garrett Higginbotham.
If you had to live in another part of the world, where would you want to live and why? I would like to live in Arkansas because the terrain is beautiful and the weather is amazing.
Do you have a career wish? I would like to pursue a career in welding.
What could you eat seven days a week? Popeye’s chicken burger.
What could you never eat? Wasabi.
Tickets are now on sale for ‘Crimes of the Heart,’ the second revival show of the 50th season for Eunice Players’ Theatre.
Directed by Jody L. Powell, this heartwarming comedy written by Beth Henley features the Magrath family in upheaval following a surprising turn of events. A lawyer and an ex-boyfriend add an extra layer of complication and comedy as the family comes to terms with their altered futures. The cast includes Ian Drake Bellon, Sarah S. Andrepont, Kelly P. Bertrand, Lauren B. Bourgeois, Ava Stanford, and Nathaniel Clark.