Monthly Archive : Schools

NETworking: Introducing Charles Thomas and Alexandria Arceneaux

Editor's Note: NolaVie and The Cowen Institute program Earn and Learn are teaming up. The Earn and Learn program is designed with a market-driven approach that seeks to meet the needs of regional businesses and opportunity youth—young people aged 16-24 who are neither working nor in school. We want to know these young adventurers and their thoughts and triumphs along the way. We will be posting various styles of work from these students, and first we'd like to introduce you to some of the Earn and Learn students. First up, Tevin Wright and Alexandria Arceneaux. Read More »

'Rock, Paper, Scissors' beats bullying on this school playground

Edgar P. Harney Spirit of ExcellenceAcademy is an elementary and middle school in the heart of Central City. It’s the school with the chain link fence that faces Claiborne Avenue, a school many pass with hardly a glance on the way to the Superdome. It’s also a school with a metal detector at its Willow Street entrance, two comfy purple armchairs in the lobby, cheerful handmade posters on the wall, and a crew of Playworks counselors whose only job is to organize recess. Read More »

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