In a few short weeks, thousands of students across Acadiana will head back to the classroom.
New numbers from the National Catholic Educational Association show enrollment in Catholic schools is down 18 percent statewide in the past decade.
The decrease in enrollment is even higher nationwide topping 23... more »
It is one of Acadiana's best-kept secrets---- and I'm embarrassed to say that.. Until about three years ago.. I didn't know Holy Family School existed.
It's an amazing catholic school... On the northern end of st. John street in lafayette... And it's filled with amazing students... Teachers... Administrators and... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - New figures show enrollment in Catholic schools has fallen 18 percent statewide during the past 13 years. Enrollment has dropped 9 percent in the Diocese of Baton Rouge since 2000 and has fallen 25 percent in schools that make up the Archdiocese of New Orleans,... more »
Opelousas Catholic School, already experiencing a difficult year after two other teens died in a car accident, once again bonds together to help another student.
15-year-old Meghan Briley is a sophomore and runs track at Opelousas Catholic. One of three triplets, her sisters said you can always tell her... more »
Opelousas Catholic School students Sarah Jarrell and Morgan Adams remain at Lafayette General Medical Center in critical condition as of late Friday night. They were seriously injured in a car crash Thursday on Highway 182 near Montgomery Road.
Despite unconfirmed reports on the girls' conditions, LGMC hospital officials said... more »
A student shot himself inside his Catholic School outside of Lake Charles Thursday morning. It happened in Moss Bluff. The boy died from the self-inflicted gunshot wound-- was pronounced dead at 10:38am at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital. School was cancelled for the rest of the day at St. Theodore Holy... more »
October 23, 2009---9am
School Officials at Vermilion Catholic would like to remind those students who will be taking the ACT , to report to Mt. Carmel Elementary as previously scheduled.
Assistance will be provided that day should anyone have any questions and/or concerns. Since the school is undergoing... more »