Army Cadet Challenge Keeps It Physical for High School JROTCs
- April 28, 2011
The annual parish-wide Army Cadet Challenge, which is the President's Challenge for Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) cadets, was held recently at Tara High School. Initially, all JROTC cadets in parish high schools participated in five physical fitness events at their schools. Then selected teams from each school competed in the annual district competition.
High school JROTC battalions’ team winners placed as follows: 1. Glen Oaks 2. Istrouma 3. Tara 4. Belaire 5. Scotlandville Magnet 6. Northeast 7. Woodlawn 8. Broadmoor
This is the seventh consecutive year the Glen Oaks High School team has won the top traveling plaque for the competition. In addition, Glen Oaks’ team won top place for male teams and second place for female teams. Istrouma High School’s team won second place for male team and first place for female team.
Principal Brister in Washington, D.C., to Accept McKinley Middle School’s Second Blue Ribbon Award
On Tuesday, November 13, 2012, Principal Herman Brister (pictured, left) and the school’s Teacher of the Year, Lynn Williamson (right), were in Washington, D.C., accepting McKinley Middle Academic Magnet School’s National Blue Ribbon Award from U.S. Department of Education’s Director of National Blue Ribbon Schools Program Aba Kumi (center). The event, which recognized some 314 schools from across the United States, was held at the Omni Hotel. Click herefor story.
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