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Panel to Speak on Investigative Reporting

Panel to Speak on Investigative Reporting

Four Baton Rouge journalists will discuss the role of investigative reporter in Louisiana’s capital city at the Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge Parish meeting. The meeting will be held at 12 noon Tuesday, July 25 at Café Américain, 7521 Jefferson Hwy. Top journalists Chris Nakamoto of WBRZ-TV, Andrea Gallo of The Advocate, and […]

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Istrouma to Re-open August 9

Principal Reginald Douglas expects to get the keys to the newly-renovated Istrouma High School from contractor Lincoln Builders on Monday, July 24, which will give his new faculty and staff a little over two weeks to move in and set up before the first day of class on Wednesday, Aug. 9. The opening of school […]

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Enroll Your Child At Istrouma High Or Middle School

Enrollment for Istrouma High School is continuing in Room 156 at Winbourne Elementary School, located at 4503 Winbourne Ave. or for information, call 508-4549.  After July 24, the Istrouma High School staff will be at the new high school, which is located at 3730 Winbourne Ave. Enrollment for Istrouma Middle Magnet is at McKinley Middle […]

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How Istrouma Will Be A Values-Based School Where Character Is 1st

During the question-and-answer session after his address to the Istrouma Advisory Committee, principal Reginald Douglas was asked how he plans to make Istrouma High School the first “values-based” school in Louisiana. He said, “We are going to set aside time everyday to build character. It will be set in stone and part of the daily […]

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Band Director Reggie Jackson Left Mark on St. Helena

Starting a band program from scratch might seem too challenging for most band directors, but not for Istrouma High’s new band director, Reggie Jackson. He’s already done it once before with great success! When Jackson became band director at St. Helena College & Career Academy, only seven students came out for band, but three years […]

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Establishing a New Culture at Istrouma

In an address to the Istrouma Advisory Committee which met Monday night at Winbourne Elementary School, Istrouma principal Reginald Douglas said one of the most important things the school will do is establish a new culture among the students. “The essence of our culture at Istrouma will be academic excellence. That is something you should […]

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Students at Istrouma Leadership Academy

Some of Istrouma’s incoming 9th and 10th graders are being invited to participate in the school’s Student Leadership Academy. This is a chance for students and teachers to meet one another for the first time and get to know each other better.  The students participate in exercises to help them identify what is important in […]

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One Man with Courage Standing Against Evil

Darian Edwards is on a one-man crusade to rid North Baton Rouge of drug dealers, black-on-black crime, and illegal foreign workers who take the jobs of poor people. So day after day, he carries signs protesting what is going on all around him.  His signs say: •    “I am a working man! Drug dealers, your […]

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Outstanding 1st Responders Honored

For more than 20 years, Sunrise Rotary Club of Baton Rouge has recognized an outstanding member on the staff of the first responder agencies in East Baton Rouge Parish. Every year during its weekly meeting before Memorial Day, Sunrise Rotarians acknowledge the dedicated service of the men and women who protect the citizens of East […]

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YR’s Honor Conservative Legislators

The new Capital City Young Republican Club honored four state legislators for the conservative stand they took on many of the important issues during the recent regular and special sessions of the Louisiana Legislature.  Those receiving Outstanding Legislator Awards were: •    Sen, Bodi White (R-Central) •    Rep. Rick Edmonds (R-Baton Rouge) •    Rep. Valarie Hodges […]

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