East Elementary honored its Students of the Month for January recently. Those recognized, were top left, Shavan Stroderd, Emma Bollich, and at bottom left are Josiah Manuel and Abriona Vallaire. (Submitted photos)
On National Appreciation Day for Catholic schools, students, families, educators and other Catholic school supporters communicate the value of Catholic education to government leaders. They share information with leaders on the significant contributions Catholic schools make to the nation and their role in preparing students to be good citizens. They pray for the nation and recognize all those who serve.
The Eunice Depot Museum has a display of the Courir de Mardi Gras Prairie tradition. The exhibit includes, long time capitane, Hillman Smith’s costume and cape, costumes from the Eunice Ladies Run, assorted handmade masks and much more. Visitors are also encouraged to watch the note documentary “Dance For A Chicken” which explains the tradition in detail. The museum is open from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday. Admission is free. (Submitted photos)
Valentine’s Day is an opportunity to show the ones you love just how much you care about them. This is achieved through various gestures, including giving heartfelt gifts.
Research from Business Insider found that 51 percent of Americans now celebrate Valentine’s Day. While a recent poll from Insights West found that although many Canadians view Valentine’s Day as overly commercial, 75 percent still plan on celebrating it. People are still spending big bucks on making Valentine’s Day special.
Anna Fruge was selected as the winner of the Catholic Schools Week Essay Writing contest, which all tenth graders participated during Catholic Schools Week. She wrote an essay about what it means to her to have the opportunity to attend St. Edmund Catholic School. Her essay will be published in this week’s bulletin at St. Anthony Parish. (Submitted photo)