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  • Girl barred from prom for wearing suit at her prom night

    May 22, 2016 5:08 PM

    YORK, Pa. - A central Pennsylvania high school student barred from attending prom at her Catholic high school because she wore a suit rather than a dress has had her prom night - at a different school. Aniya Wolf, a student at Bishop McDevitt High School in Harrisburg, attended William... more »
  • Time is running out for teens looking for summer jobs Play Video

    May 4, 2016 7:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - If you are teen looking for a summer job, time is running out. As summer starts and kids get a break from the classrooms, Family and Youth Service Center Executive Director Roxson Welch is often concerned about the lack of positive activities during the summer-time. ... more »
  • Louisiana's high school graduation rate continues to improve

    May 2, 2016 11:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana four-year high school graduation rate continues its upward trend, reaching 77.5 percent in 2015. The state education department says that's an all-time high and the fifth year the rate has improved. The education department says black students remain below the average, but their improvement outpaced... more »
  • Texas schools spare no expense for huge football stadiums

    April 29, 2016 2:16 PM

    DALLAS - A suburban Dallas school district grabbed national attention in 2012 when it opened an eye-popping $60 million high school football stadium. Not to be outdone, school officials near Houston next year plan to unveil a $62 million stadium-development plan. And a district north of Dallas is considering... more »
  • Alexandria student accused of threats involving school prom

    April 26, 2016 9:19 AM

    ALEXANDRIA - A Louisiana high school student is facing three charges, including terrorizing, following an investigation of threats made on social media about a potential incident at the school prom. The Town Talk reports the 17-year-old, who lives in Alexandria, was arrested by Rapides Parish sheriff's detectives over the weekend... more »
  • Prom shooting in Wisconsin leaves 3 people injured

    April 24, 2016 3:02 PM

    ANTIGO, Wis. - Authorities have identified a man who they say shot and wounded two students outside of their northern Wisconsin prom as 18-year-old Jakob E. Wagner. Police say Wagner opened fire late Saturday and shot the male and female students with a rifle as they left the high school... more »
  • Canadian border agents arrest man posing as teen to play high school hoops

    April 21, 2016 4:55 PM

    WINDSOR, Ontario - Officials at the Canadian border have taken an African man, believed to be 30 years old, after he spent the last six months posing as a teenager while attending a Catholic high school so he could play basketball. Jonathon Nicola, who was allowed in the country... more »
  • Mountain lion strolls onto Los Angeles high school campus

    April 15, 2016 4:27 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Students and teachers at a Los Angeles high school missed their lunch break after a mountain lion strolled onto campus and tried to join them. The big cat was spotted walking across the quad at John F. Kennedy High School shortly after noon Friday. Instead... more »
  • Brusly High honors teacher who disappeared without a trace Play Video

    April 12, 2016 12:30 AM

    BRUSLY - It has been nearly 5 years since Sylviane Lozada went missing. She was a foreign language teacher at Brusly High School. Her family there continues to raise money for a scholarship in her honor. Monday was the 5th annual Foreign Language Scholarship Softball Game at Brusly High. All... more »
  • Proposed high school in hands of voters Saturday Play Video

    April 6, 2016 5:18 PM

    SPRINGFIELD - The fate of a new high school campus will be in the hands of voters Saturday in the Springfield school district with a $14 million bond issue on the ballot. The money would go toward building a new school on land already owned by the Livingston Parish school... more »
  • Is algebra an unnecessary stumbling block in US schools?

    March 27, 2016 3:02 PM

    NEW YORK - Who needs algebra? Most U.S. educators would say everyone does. But political scientist Andrew Hacker offers an opposing view in a provocative new book, arguing algebra has become an unnecessary roadblock that forces millions of students to drop out of high school or college. Opponents say math... more »
  • School leaders have change of heart after gay couple banned from prom Play Video

    March 4, 2016 10:57 PM

    FRENCH SETTLEMENT - A high school couple in Livingston Parish had to fight for their tickets to the Prom. Two gay students from French Settlement High School were told this morning they could not go to the prom together. One of the teen's mother called WBRZ News 2, and we... more »
  • 3 seniors charged with hazing freshman on 'No Gay Thursday'

    March 4, 2016 12:22 PM

    BERWYN, Pa. - Three senior football players at a suburban Philadelphia high school are accused of sexually assaulting a freshman on what the team called "No Gay Thursday." District Attorney Tom Hogan said Friday that three 17-year-old students at Conestoga High School held down a 14-year-old boy on Oct. 15... more »
  • 5'5" high school junior stuns spectators with monstrous dunk

    February 19, 2016 4:58 PM

    Milwaukee, Wis. - A 5-foot-5 high school junior is making social media waves Friday after he unleashed a truly thunderous dunk over a pair of defenders in a Thursday night game. NY2LA Sports, a college recruiting site, reports the junior guard Melvin Lee attends Riverside University High School in... more »
  • 2 students die in shooting at Phoenix high school

    February 12, 2016 1:29 PM

    GLENDALE, Ariz. - Police say two female students died in a shooting at a high school in a Phoenix suburb. Glendale Officer Tracey Breeden told reporters Friday that both victims were 15-year-old girls and were shot once. She says authorities are not searching for any suspects and a weapon was... more »
  • Istrouma High renovation costs more than anticipated Play Video

    February 10, 2016 11:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - At a community event Wednesday night, the East Baton Rouge Parish School System discussed a rough plan to get students back in classrooms at Istrouma High. Superintendent Warren Drake said the price to make all the renovations necessary is between $17 and $20 million. The district... more »
  • High school basketball star works through tragedy as he leads his team to the top Play Video

    February 10, 2016 9:56 PM

    Baton Rouge - Javonte Smart is now one of the most highly touted sophomore basketball players in the country, but the Scotlandville standout still carries the pain from his father's shooting death in 2006. "Sometimes Javonte wakes up out of his sleep screaming and hollering, crying like he... more »
  • LHSAA votes to expand playoff split to other sports Play Video

    January 29, 2016 11:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE - On Friday, representatives from 346 school districts held a high-stakes vote regarding the future of playoffs for high school athletics in Louisiana. Principals voted 182-120 to not only continue the select/nonselect playoff split adopted in 2013 for high school football, but to also expand it to... more »
  • LHSAA moves to continue split football playoffs

    January 27, 2016 4:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE – After a short time-out, the Louisiana high school football playoffs will once again be split. The Louisiana High School Athletic Association said Wednesday's committee has ratified the select/non-select school split for high school football playoffs. This comes after the system was found to have been unconstitutionally... more »
  • Reopening of Istrouma High School could be delayed

    January 25, 2016 7:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - There could be a delay in the reopening of Istrouma High School after the school board encountered a snag trying to regain control of the school from the state and the Recovery School District. School board members are hoping to open the north Baton Rouge school in... more »
  • Phoenix school district outraged over photo of racial slur

    January 22, 2016 6:35 PM

    PHOENIX - A suburban Phoenix school district is taking disciplinary action after a photo of students spelling out a racial slur with T-shirts showed up on social media. Tempe Union High School District spokeswoman Jill Hanks said Friday that the discipline process remains ongoing but six girls will be... more »
  • Obama: He'll be too emotional to speak at Malia's graduation

    January 20, 2016 3:14 PM

    DETROIT - Malia Obama's high school will have to find another commencement speaker when she graduates this year. Her father, President Barack Obama, says he'll be too emotional to get through a speech without crying. Obama told lunch guests in Detroit on Wednesday that he'll just "cry and sit there"... more »
  • Police: Teacher confessed to sex with 16-year-old student

    January 18, 2016 5:26 PM

    KENNER - Police say a Destrehan High School teacher confessed to investigators about having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old student. The alleged confession that 26-year-old Kimberly Naquin made last Thursday was disclosed in a police affidavit. Police claim Naquin had her first sexual encounter with the girl... more »
  • Signed Obama speech stolen from vehicle Play Video

    January 16, 2016 10:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a thief who broke into cars at a McKinley High School basketball game didn't know what he had his hands on, and threw a speech signed by President Barack Obama into the trash. Officers arrested 17-year-old Keondrae Ricks after investigators said he and a... more »
  • FBI investigating threat to Plaquemine High School

    January 12, 2016 10:55 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Administrators closed Plaquemine High School for the day Tuesday after the superintendent said someone phoned in a threat to the school. Iberville Schools Superintendent Ed Cancienne's office said students were sent home and buses turned around after arriving at the school out of an abundance of caution.... more »
  • Local high school, LSU track and field coach "Boots" Garland dies Play Video

    January 11, 2016 3:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Former LSU head track and field coach and coach at several Capital Area high schools, Murrell “Boots” Garland died Monday at 82. Garland was an LSU graduate who took the reins of the Tigers track and field team as head coach for the 1982 campaign. He... more »
  • Heat goes out at Baker High School

    January 11, 2016 1:33 PM

    BAKER - Administrators at Baker High School said classes are continuing even though their heaters aren't working. The school reported the problem midday Monday after a night of freezing temperatures, and said they're not sure what caused it. Superintendent Herman Brister said crews should fix the heaters by... more »
  • President Obama to speak at McKinley High School

    January 11, 2016 1:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - President Barack Obama will speak at McKinley High School during his visit to Baton Rouge this week. The White House said Obama's visit is part of a post-State of the Union road trip where the president he will highlight items from his address Tuesday night "to... more »
  • High school cancels season for team in assault investigation

    January 7, 2016 11:33 AM

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee high school has canceled its basketball season after three players were charged with raping a teammate in an apparent hazing incident. Hamilton County Schools Superintendent Rick Smith said Wednesday he was taking this "very unusual step" with Ooltewah High School so investigators can do... more »
  • Emmert ambivalent about NCAA's role in vetting prep courses

    December 9, 2015 11:18 AM

    NEW YORK - NCAA President Mark Emmert says he's "personally ambivalent" about the organization's role in vetting incoming athletes' high school classes. In a high-profile case this fall, Kansas officials sharply criticized the NCAA about its delays in declaring top recruit Cheick Diallo eligible. The university had determined that Diallo's... more »
  • Amite loses appeal, will not be in playoffs

    December 4, 2015 11:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge dismissed a lawsuit by the Tangipahoa Parish School District seeking to get Amite High's football team back in the state playoffs after they were suspended due to a brawl during Friday night's game. Judge William Morvant in the 19th Judicial District Court said they... more »
  • Local high schools playing in the Superdome Friday

    December 4, 2015 9:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Some local high school football teams will be in New Orleans today playing in their respective playoff title games. St. Mary will be taking on Southern Lab in the Division IV championship at 10 a.m. Parkview Baptist will face St. Thomas More in the Division II championship at... more »
  • Lawyer's courtroom Hail Mary could get Amite football back into playoffs Play Video

    December 3, 2015 11:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A lawyer for the Tangipahoa Parish School System will argue the Louisiana High School Athletic Association is unfairly enforcing its rule dealing with fights during football games Friday morning. This week, the LHSAA banned Amite High School from participating in its playoff game against St. James.... more »
  • 3 arrested after bomb scare at Lafourche school

    December 1, 2015 5:24 PM

    THIBODAUX - Three students at Central Lafourche High School are in custody after a bomb scare at the school. Sheriff Craig Webre and Lafourche Parish Public Schools Superintendent Jo Ann Matthews said the arrests Tuesday came after the school was placed on lockdown when a note was found in a... more »
  • Threat rumors lead to Livonia students being pulled from class Play Video

    November 19, 2015 11:51 AM

    LIVONIA - The superintendent of Pointe Coupee Parish Schools said rumors and "misinformation" about a possible threat caused some parents of Livonia High School students to keep their kids home or check them out early Thursday. Superintendent Kevin Lemoine said there's no evidence a threat to the school was... more »
  • Police say armed teen forced mom to drive him to school Play Video

    November 13, 2015 5:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they arrested a teen whose mother told officers he got a gun and forced her to drive him to a Baton Rouge high school Friday afternoon. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said 18-year-old Jarreau Simmons was taken into custody at Scotlandville High, and officers later found... more »
  • Student accused of threat to teacher

    November 2, 2015 3:57 PM

    BAKER - Authorities arrested a Baker High School student after police said he threatened to attack an assistant principal at the school Monday. Baker Police charged 18-year-old Devonte Walker with assault on a teacher, resisting arrest and disturbing the peace after his arrest Monday morning. Police said the... more »
  • Federal probe sought after officer drags student from desk Play Video

    October 27, 2015 11:39 AM

    COLUMBIA, S. C. - Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott has asked the FBI in South Carolina to investigate the confrontation between a school resource officer and a female high school student in Columbia. Sheriff's Lt. Curtis Wilson said in a statement Tuesday that Lott has followed up the request with... more »
  • Sheriff seeks information on officer-student confrontation

    October 27, 2015 7:52 AM

    COLUMBIA- Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott has asked the FBI in South Carolina to investigate the confrontation between a school resource officers and a female high school student in Columbia. Sheriff's Lt. Curtis Wilson said in a statement Tuesday that Lott has followed up the request with a letter to... more »
  • Glen Oaks High releasing students early Monday

    October 26, 2015 9:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Glen Oaks High School is releasing students early on Monday due to a water main break that left the building without water. School officials said students will be let out at 9:30 a.m. The East Baton Rouge School System said buses were being sent to the school... more »
  • School bus crunches car near Glen Oaks HS

    October 23, 2015 4:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities said nobody was hurt after a car collided with a school bus in East Baton Rouge Parish Friday afternoon. The collision happened around 3 p.m. near Glen Oaks High School, at the intersection of Oak Side Drive and Glen Oaks Drive. Authorities said students... more »
  • Gas leak prompts Baker HS evacuation

    October 19, 2015 10:17 AM

    BAKER - School administrators said a gas leak forced them to evacuate Baker High School for less than an hour Monday morning. Superintendent Herman Brister said the leak was spotted around 7:20 a.m. and led to a brief evacuation. He said students went to the locations they learned through... more »
  • Student accused of hitting teacher, deputy over sunflower seeds

    October 15, 2015 12:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A sheriff's deputy arrested a 17-year-old student in East Baton Rouge Parish Wednesday after the deputy said the girl scratched her teacher, stole the teacher's phone and hit the deputy during a confrontation. The sheriff's office charged Tytiana Jones with battery of a school teacher and... more »
  • Slain student remembered by former teacher

    October 11, 2015 8:40 PM

    GONZALES - The Ascension Parish community is mourning the loss of 18 year old Todd Toups, Jr. The teenager was killed in a stabbing incident that took place Saturday afternoon at Cobb's Trailer Park. A 16 year old male is facing a 2nd degree murder charge for Toups' death. Morgan... more »
  • High school student killed in stabbing

    October 10, 2015 11:20 PM

    GONZALES - A St. Amant High School senior was stabbed to death today by another teenager. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said the victim, 18-year-old Todd Toups Jr., was visiting a friend he was planning to go to the high school's homecoming dance with at Cobb's Trailer Park on Roddy... more »
  • Central High honoring alumni Devon Gales Play Video

    October 2, 2015 11:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Under the Friday night lights, plays honored a former Central Wildcat. Starting with Friday's game against McKinley, the Central football team will wear blue and gold stickers in the shape of ribbons on the backs of helmets for Southern University football player Devon Gales. Gales, a... more »
  • 12-year-old attacked at high school football game Play Video

    September 29, 2015 6:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 12-year-old boy is recovering from severe head injuries after his family said he was attacked by a group of teens at a high school football game. The incident happened at Scotlandville Magnet High School, last Friday night. "It all happened so quick and it... more »
  • Groundbreaking for freshmen academy at E. Ascension HS Play Video

    September 23, 2015 6:46 PM

    GONZALES - School officials and area leaders broke ground for East Ascension High School's new freshmen academy. "We have to deal with two things, one we want a great facility that our students can learn and grow in, and we also have an issue with overcrowding in our schools,"... more »
  • Principal: Texas football coach says he ordered hit on ref

    September 23, 2015 5:06 PM

    SAN ANTONIO - A high school principal in Texas says the school's assistant football coach has acknowledged directing two players to a hit a referee during a game earlier this month. In an internal school district statement first reported by ESPN, John Jay High School Principal Robert Harris says assistant... more »
  • Students suspended for clothing displaying Confederate flag

    September 17, 2015 1:50 PM

    CHRISTIANSBURG- One of the roughly 20 students at a Virginia high school who received a one-day suspension for wearing clothing displaying the Confederate flag says he doesn't intend to back down. Christiansburg High School Senior Houston Miller organized a rally outside the school Thursday to protest a new school policy... more »
  • Mckinley Senior High Homecoming Play Video

    September 17, 2015 10:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Mckinley Senior High is the oldest high school established for African-Americans in Louisiana. Former faculty, staff and students are getting ready to travel back to the school to celebrate its homecoming celebration. This year the school will be kicking off homecoming week with a parade prior to the... more »
  • Dutchtown, Central bands remember 9/11 victims Play Video

    September 11, 2015 11:16 PM

    CENTRAL - Two high school bands took to the field as one Friday night, to celebrate the heroes and honor the victims of 9/11. "I'm Proud To Be An American" was performed live during halftime at the Dutchtown High and Central High school football game. It was one of... more »
  • Louisiana Youth Challenge Program Play Video

    September 8, 2015 11:11 AM

    Baton Rouge- The Louisiana Youth Challenge Program (YCP) is an educational program that give young adults the chance to change their future. It provides an alternative path to graduation for students 16-18 years old. The program caters to students who struggle to make good grades in school and are looking... more »
  • Drone spooks high school football crowd Play Video

    September 7, 2015 4:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Federal laws may have been broken after someone flew a drone over Memorial Stadium Friday during a packed football game. People watching the game between McKinley and Scotlandville took pictures of the drone, which circled the stadium after flying in from Scenic Highway. Mary Triplett... more »
  • Texas school district suspends 2 from school after ref hit

    September 7, 2015 12:46 PM

    MARBLE FALLS, Texas - A San Antonio school district has suspended two football players from the team and from school after one of them ran into the back of a referee watching a play and the other dove into the official. The district's athletic director Stan Laing told The Associated... more »
  • Texas HS football players target referee during play

    September 6, 2015 11:46 AM

    MARBLE FALLS, Texas - A San Antonio School district is investigating after a football player ran into the back of a referee watching a play and another player then dove into the official after he fell. Both players were ejected from the game. Northside Independent School District athletic director Stan... more »
  • West Monroe High bans Confederate flag

    August 29, 2015 5:14 PM

    WEST MONROE, La. - A high school in Louisiana is restricting Confederate battle flags that have been displayed for decades at athletic events. West Monroe High School, where teams are called the rebels, has banned students from flying the flag from their vehicles on campus. Principal Shelby Ainsworth says clothing... more »
  • Police investigate three mojo overdoses at high school

    August 20, 2015 4:35 PM

    COVINGTON – Covington Police said they are investigating possible drug overdoses by three students at Covington High School Thursday afternoon. According to WWL's Ashley Rodrigue the Covington Fire Department was called to Covington High School after lunch over a report of an unresponsive student. When firefighters arrived on... more »
  • McKinley student accused of carrying gun in backpack

    August 18, 2015 3:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A McKinley High School junior accused of bringing a gun to school was arrested Tuesday after a gun was found in a backpack. Members of the School Drug Task Force booked Owen Salgado Galo, 17, into the Parish Prison for illegal carrying of a weapon on... more »
  • Combined college and high school program continues to grow

    July 20, 2015 7:40 AM

    GONZALES- A River Parishes Community College program that lets students simultaneously earn a high school diploma and an associate's degree will have its largest freshman class yet when school begins Aug. 10. More than 100 ninth-graders have enrolled in what's called the Early College Option program, a partnership of the... more »
  • Officials say school will keep 'Midget' name, mascot

    July 17, 2015 11:18 AM

    FREEBURG - Athletes at a southern Illinois high school will keep the nickname Freeburg Midgets, despite the objections of a group representing people with dwarfism who find the name offensive. About 500 people gathered at the Freeburg Community High School late Thursday to urge the school board not to dump... more »
  • Referees, schools announce four-year deal

    July 16, 2015 4:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The state High School Athletic Association and High School Officials Association announced that they've reached an agreement which will keep high school sporting events going without any delays. The four-year agreement includes putting into place raises requested by referees for seven sports: baseball, basketball, football, soccer,... more »
  • LHSAA reaches deal with high school referees

    July 13, 2015 9:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The high school football season will go on in Louisiana without replacement referees. The Louisiana High School Athletic Association agreed to tentative terms with the referees to keep them on the field this season. The exact terms of the deal haven't been released, but a source tells... more »
  • ACT Prep Academy Play Video

    July 13, 2015 8:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE- 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge and the LSU Office of Strategic Initiatives are teaming up to offer an ACT preparation academy and college readiness information session for high school students in the area. The ACT Preparation Academy will have representatives from colleges and universities who... more »
  • LHSAA agrees to terms with referees

    July 12, 2015 8:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LHSOA and LHSAA have agreed to a tentative deal that will keep the refs on the field this high school football season. The terms of the agreement were not released. A member of the LHSOA tells WBRZ that more details might be released over the... more »
  • BR football coaches waiting out referee pay debate Play Video

    July 10, 2015 6:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With the upcoming high school football season in limbo, head coaches around the Baton Rouge region are watching closely. Many referees say they won't work without a contract and pay raises. The Louisiana High School Athletic Association said schools can't agree to contracts with the Louisiana... more »
  • La. high school football season in jeopardy Play Video

    July 7, 2015 4:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The upcoming high school football season in Louisiana could be in jeopardy if referees and the Louisiana High School Athletic Association do not come to terms on a contract agreement. Right now all referees, except in Lake Charles, plan to skip the season if their demands... more »
  • Redemptorist High School send-off

    June 29, 2015 8:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Today, alumni and former faculty will say their final goodbyes to Redemptorist High School. After 68 years the school is closing due to money issues and dwindling enrollment. The school was founded in 1949 and enrolled about 1,100 students in 1980. However, in 2015 Redemptorist was... more »
  • Talks break down over high school referee fees Play Video

    June 23, 2015 4:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana High School Athletics Association said Tuesday talks abruptly broke down Tuesday with the state's sports officials' group over how high school referees were to be paid. LHSAA Executive Director Eddie Bonine said they'd been in discussion with the Louisiana High School Officials Association for... more »
  • Mississippi superintendent won't say if he'll drop cheering charges

    June 6, 2015 12:14 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. - The Mississippi school superintendent who pressed charges against people for cheering at a high school graduation says he plans to make a statement in court Tuesday, but won't say if he'll drop the charges. Senatobia school Superintendent Jay Foster reiterated in a telephone interview Friday that he's... more »
  • Astronaut brings space exploration to Scotlandville High Play Video

    May 14, 2015 7:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An astronaut who spent several months in space brought his experience down to earth for high school student in Louisiana this week. Richard Mastracchio spoke with about 200 students at Scotlandville Magnet High school Thursday about the time he spent in space and his life as... more »
  • New Louisiana public school student ID system developed

    May 5, 2015 5:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Public school students will soon be assigned new student identification numbers. The state education department says the Louisiana Secure Student ID system required under state law has been developed. Agency spokesman Barry Landry says the department is working with school districts to test the new system and regional... more »
  • Cool Schools: Walker High Robotics Team Play Video

    April 28, 2015 10:43 AM

    WALKER- It's taken two semesters and hours of work, but the Underwater Robotics Team from Walker High School has finally competed in their first competition. Members of the team say this was a "learning year," but the six students who showed off their talents are proud of a job... more »
  • Redemptorist alums speak out against school auction Play Video

    April 24, 2015 7:52 PM

    CENTRAL - The Diocese of Baton Rouge has a plan to raise money as Redemptorist junior and senior year high schools prepare to close their doors, but some alumni are not buying into the plan. Students will walk the halls of Redemptorist for the last time in about a... more »
  • Stage collapses at Indiana high school

    April 24, 2015 9:37 AM

    WESTFIELD, Ind.- Authorities in central Indiana say more than a dozen people have been injured after a stage filled with students collapsed during a theater performance at a public high school. Capt. Charles Hollowell of the Westfield Police Department said Thursday night that authorities don't have an exact number of... more »
  • Livonia High to offer EMT course Play Video

    April 16, 2015 5:23 PM

    POINTE COUPEE - Acadian Ambulance is partnering with Livonia High School to offer EMT classes to students in the fall. Acadian says they hope the learning opportunity will encourage more students to go into the field of emergency services and paramedics. "(We're) trying to look at other resources... more »
  • Illinois group says concussions lawsuit 'threatens' football

    April 13, 2015 11:00 AM

    CHICAGO - The nation's first prep sports governing body to face a class-action concussions lawsuit wants an Illinois judge to dismiss the suit, saying it could kill football programs statewide. The Illinois High School Association says in a filing with Cook County Circuit Court that it's already doing what it... more »
  • Cool Schools: West Feliciana High School Senior Spotlight Play Video

    April 7, 2015 7:57 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE- The Duke Blue Devils are national champions, and soon one senior at West Feliciana High School will call the school "home". Ngozi Nwabueze moved to West Feliciana when she was two years old. Her father is from Nigeria and her mom's from Trinidad. Nwabueze was named... more »
  • Redemptorist swan song involves buying or leasing campus

    February 12, 2015 11:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Thursday night, a group gathered to discuss what they see as the only viable option left to keep parts of the Redemptorist school open. The Diocese of Baton Rouge will close the junior and senior level schools at the campus at the end of the current... more »
  • Redemptorist alumni, parents keep faith to save school

    January 26, 2015 7:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Parents and alumni of Redemptorist High School and Junior High say they're not giving up when it comes to saving their beloved alma mater. It comes after the diocese of Baton Rouge reaffirmed their decision to close down the school in a letter this weekend. For... more »
  • Group ready to buy Redemptorist from Diocese of Baton Rouge Play Video

    January 25, 2015 8:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Save Redemptorist Group says it has a plan in hopes of keeping the school open. They are willing to purchase the property outright. The group told News Two's Jessica LeBlanc they are planning to ask the Diocese of Baton Rouge to name their price for... more »

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