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Opelousas District and Curriculum
The St. Landry Parish Board which oversees the public schools in Opelousas is dedicated to providing students with the educational and social skills they will need to be successful as adults. An emphasis is placed on students acquiring a foundation in core academic subjects, and in technology. The curriculum used by the St. Landry Parish Board is based on the Common Core Curriculum which has been adopted for use in all public schools in the state of Louisiana.
We currently cover the following Opelousas-area school district: St. Landry Parish Board.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Opelousas District Curriculum
Common Core provides educational standards in the areas of Mathematics and English and Language Arts and is geared toward helping students achieve the knowledge they need to be successful in college and in the workforce. In English and Language Arts, students focus on learning to be literate in the English language including reading, writing, speaking and listening. An emphasis is placed on the development of critical analysis and research skills. Students are introduced to a variety of reading materials including great literature and informational texts.
In Mathematics, students undergo a progressive math program with students building on their math skills year by year. Subjects include computational skills, problem solving, statistics, algebra, geometry and measurement. The goal is for students to be math literate by the time they graduate high school and able to apply their math skills in the workforce and in learning higher math.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Opelousas Educational News
- Assistant Principal Helps at Local Mission - The Assistant Principal of South Street Elementary School and Opelousas City Councilman Julius Alsandor recently joined other community members in providing meals at the Opelousas Lighthouse Mission and the New Life Center. In an area where one in three Parish adults receive the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and when there has been a cut in benefits the community has moved to help families in need.
- Grand Marshal - A well known alumnus of Opelousas High School, Devery Henderson, was recently chosen to be Parade Grand Marshal for the 2013 Opelousas Children’s Christmas Parade in Opelousas, Louisiana. Henderson attended Opelousas High School where he excelled as an athlete in track and football. He is a former wide receiver with the New Orleans Saints.
- Locks of Love - Sarah Keys a teacher at Port Barre Elementary School recently cut off her hair along with two of her students in order to donate their long hair to Locks of Love. Locks of Love is a charity which provides natural hair wigs for children who have lost their hair due to illness. Donated hair is required to be at least 10” long so Keys regularly donates her hair every two years who believes it provides a teaching moment for her students.
Opelousas Tutors Can Help Your Student Succeed
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Chalk Talk: Learn About Life in a Castle
If your kids have ever wondered what life in a medieval castle was like they can now experience in hands on activities from the BBC website Hands on History website. The website provides a video about the day of a life of a ten year old in Norman England and a variety of activities for children to take part in. Activities include information on hosting a medieval feast complete with recipes and room decorations, instructions for building a model castle and individual shield, and information on how to stitch your own Bayeaux tapestry. In addition there are games such as the Battle of Hastings 1066 game and I Spy guides to both castles and medieval churches pointing out what to look for in the architecture and in the living environment. Teachers can also download teaching guides to go along with the activities and games.