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Ruston District and Curriculum
The Lincoln Parish School System is responsible for the public schools in the city of Ruston, Louisiana. With the motto, “a quality education for a quality life,” the district is dedicated to providing students with the educational programs they need to be successful as a citizen and in the workforce. The twelve schools within the system follow the premise that every student has the right to a quality education. In addition to a strong academic program the district also provides computer assisted instruction including computer labs and libraries with upgraded computer capabilities.
We currently cover the following Ruston-area school district: Lincoln Parish School System.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Ruston District Curriculum
The Lincoln Parish School System is beginning to implement the state approved Common Core Curriculum. The goal is for students to be literate and confident in their skills in ELA and Math by the time they graduate so they can apply their skills in continued education or in the workforce. In English and Language Arts students learn to read, write, speak and listen. The program is progressive with students building on their skill level yearly. These literacy goals are applied in all academic and technology courses.
In Mathematics, students focus on learning computation, geometry, algebra, statistics, proportional reasoning, and measurement. An emphasis is placed on students learning how to recognize which math tools should be used to solve a problem, being able to think logically, abstractly, and quantitatively and to be able to apply what they have learned to higher mathematics.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Ruston Educational News
- Common Core - Common Core the new educational standards curriculum which has been adopted for use in public schools in Louisiana was introduced to parents in a recent presentation. The presentation included a detailed plan of how Common Core will be rolled out in the Lincoln Parish School System and overview of the mission behind Common Core and specifics on expectations for students in English and Math.
- New Landmark - Ruston High School recently acquired a new flagpole after the old pole displayed signs of rust and wear. The new pole purchased by the School Board stands 50 feet high and includes a new United States flag and a state Louisiana flag. Lighting is also going to be put in place so that the flags can be seen night and day. The pole and flag purchase was approved by the Superintendent of Education and according to the school principal Mr. Milstead the new flag perfectly represents the new school.
- Writing Program - The Lincoln Parish School System is offering a new writing program known as PASS. The PASS program is constructed to help students be ready for the Common Core Curriculum in English and Language Arts. Students can access PASS from within schools or from their home computer. The program includes reading for comprehension and writing tips based on their reading level.
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Chalk Talk: Resources for Budding Astronomers
For young musicians who either play an instrument or sing there is nothing more important than developing an ear for music and its tones. There is a free online resource for anyone who wants to develop their ability to read music and hear tones at good-ear.com. There are a variety of learning options on the site including beginner, intervals, chords, scales, cadences, jazz chords, note location and perfect pitch. You can choose to listen to the training on an acoustic piano, electric or Rhodes piano, guitar or violin. There are quizzes to see how well you are doing. Perfect for the budding musician.