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Abbeville District and Curriculum
Public schools in the city of Abbeville, Louisiana are part of the Vermilion Parish School District. The district’s stated goal is to prepare students for success as citizens in the work force in an ever changing and highly technological world. The district works in tandem with the community and parents to educate students. In addition to core academic courses the district offers a variety of elective courses at the Junior and Senior High School level so that students have a well rounded education. The curriculum followed by the Vermilion Parish School District includes the state mandated Common Core Curriculum for Mathematics and English and Language Arts (ELA).
We currently cover the following Abbeville-area school district: Vermilion Parish School District.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Abbeville District Curriculum
In Mathematics, Common Core Standards focuses on a core number of math subjects including computational skills such as arithmetic, statistics, algebra, geometry and proportional reasoning. The importance of why and where is stressed in terms of understanding math and math rules and procedures in this curriculum. Students are expected to understand why certain mathematical procedures work to solve problems in addition to memorizing math tools. The goal is for students to be math literate by the time they graduate from high school with the ability to apply what they have learned in the workforce and in higher education.
In English and Language Arts, students focus on learning to read, write, listen, and speak with reading and writing assignments that are progressively more complex year by year. Skills such as reading for evidence and the development of critical analysis skills and an advanced vocabulary are stressed in reading and writing assignments. Students use both literature and informational text to develop a range of critical reading skills.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Abbeville Educational News
- Chevron and School Supplies - In collaboration with DonorsChoose.org, Chevron recently helped to provide funding for classroom projects in several school parishes in Louisiana including the Vermilion Parish School District and fourteen other communities across the United States. Called the Fuel Your School Program Chevron provides school funding based on the number of purchases by local consumers of eight gallons or more of Chevron fuel during a month long period.
- School Wellness Initiative - Called Activate for Kids the Vermilion Parish School District is participating with United Healthcare’s school wellness initiative. The program promotes a healthy lifestyle for kids including eating right and fitness objectives. The initiative includes a variety of activities including fitness challenges, family wellness nights and races. The Activate for Kids website offers parents and teacher’s information and ideas about exercise and nutrition.
- National Beta Club - The Beta Club at Abbeville High School is involved in demonstrating the values of the National Beta Club which is to lead by serving others. This service oriented club is a popular school organization with more than eighty student members. The club participates in state and district conventions and activities such as the Omelette Festival.
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Chalk Talk: Learning about Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln, the man and the President, continue to garner interest. A resource which is archived by the Library of Congress is the Abraham Lincoln Research site created by a retired American history teacher. Perfect for students from elementary through middle school age the site provides a great introduction to learning about Abraham Lincoln. Kids can learn about different chronological events in Lincoln’s life including his early life, his education, his love of reading, and government service. To flesh out his life there is information on his romances, wedding, legal career, and his political views. There is a separate section on his assassination and the route of the Lincoln funeral train. The site is good place to start research on President Lincoln and an excellent reference for school reports. The portion on Lincoln’s most famous quotes and his accomplishments and place in history helps sum up his life in a cohesive and well documented way.