Highland Elementary welcomed Dads on campus. The volunteer program Dads & Kids are a positive representation at school campus. The dads recognized to ladies on campus, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month. These two Highland ladies have overcome cancer. From left are Elliott Mitchell, Carolyn Faul, Highland teacher and survivor; Ike Rhines Jr., Bonnie Ventress, Highland teacher and survivor; Richard Barron and Quinton Doyle. Both teachers were presented gift cards of free nights at the Casino Coushatta in Kinder. (Submitted photo)
Students in Mallie’s Smith second grade class at Glendale Elementary learned the importance of voting and held a class election. Students voted on the best activity to do during recess. Students presented the activity they thought was best to their fellow peers. From left are Vivian Gil and Hayden Meche. (Submitted photo)
The “Rendez-vous des Cajuns” Cajun Music Radio & TV show Saturday at the Liberty Center at 6 p.m. will have a performance by Kenneth Benoit & The Gravel Road Band.
Show starts at 6 p.m. The Liberty opens at 4 p.m.
Tickets are $5 for adults, and children ages 7 to 12 are $3. Children, 6, and under, admission is free.
Starting at 10 a.m. at the Jean Lafitte, children can participate in arts and crafts, all free of charge.
Every Saturday: Savoy Music Center Jam Session from 9 a.m. to noon, information: 457-9563.
Alivia Cesar is Eunice Junior High School Student of the Year.
The eighth-grader is the daughter of April Cesar and Andre Ardoin. She is the oldest sibling in the family and has two young sisters Aniyah Cesar and Ava Ardoin.
Cesar is a cheerleader and part of the track team. She serves as the National Junior Beta Club president, and also the Student Council president.
Cesar is a member of the social studies club, science club, Youth Alive.
She is a St. Mathilda youth group member and part of the Black History Quiz Bowl, and is an AR millionaire club member.
Kaylee Fontenot is the Fifth grade Student of the Year at Central Middle School. The fifth grader honor student arrived to the middle school campus from Eunice Elementary.
Fontenot has maintained honor roll since first grade. She has earned numerous awards, one for ACE (Awesome Conduct Everyday) for every grading period since kindergarten. She has earned President’s award for Education Excellence in third, and fourth grade, has reached AR goals every school year, earned Math Cat award.