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The 2018-2019 Draft Budget Is Now Available For Review

04-Jun-2018

The Caddo Parish School Board will seek public comment and adopt the 2018-19 Consolidated Annual Budget at the June 19 Board Meeting. A copy of the budget is available for public inspection in the Finance Department from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.,..

Youree Drive's Ferguson Named Louisiana Teacher of the Year Finalist

30-May-2018

Youree Drive Middle School Social Studies Teacher Kathryn Ferguson has been named as a finalist in the running for the title of Louisiana Teacher of the Year. The annual competition hosted by the Louisiana Department of Education and Dream T..

Caddo Magnet Teacher named U.S. Presidential Distinguished Teacher

21-May-2018

National Board Certified Teacher Laura Addington has completed numerous hurdles as she has worked to hone her craft as a teacher to students from across Caddo Parish. In May, Addington's tireless commitment to education was honored as she was nam..

More than 30 Caddo administrators teach "JA for a Day"

15-May-2018

Working together with Junior Achievement of North Louisiana to help the nonprofit reach its goal of educating more than 9,000 students this school year, Caddo Schools' Central Office took to classrooms on May 15 to teach Junior Achievement's fina..

Summer Fee/Remediation Information Now Available

12-May-2018

Caddo Schools' 2018 summer fee and remediation program enrollment is now underway. The district offers a variety of opportunities for students to recover credits or earn additional credits during the summer months. This year's summer programs..

Simpson Named U.S. Presidential Scholar

08-May-2018

A Caddo Parish Magnet High student has been named to the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, which is comprised of 161 high school seniors selected for their accomplishments in academics, the arts and career and technical education fields. ..

2018 Amazing Shake Winners Announced

06-May-2018

With 14 Transformation Zone scholars competing as finalists in the Amazing Shake competition, Dr. T. Lamar Goree on Sunday announced Eden Holmes, Omaria Sparks and Rylen Guice as the 2018 Caddo Schools Amazing Shake winners. The 14 finalists..

Sixth Caddo student earns perfect ACT score

24-Apr-2018

Catherine Rutledge is the newest member of Caddo Schools' perfect ACT ranks. The Caddo Parish Magnet High School junior recently learned she earned the highest possible ACT score of a 36 during the March 2018 exam administration. On ave..

Dr. Matthew Mitchell selected to become the next principal of Huntington High School

20-Apr-2018

With a vision to turn Huntington High School into the next premiere high school in Caddo Parish, Dr. Matthew Mitchell was named Friday as the newest principal of Huntington High School. A resident of Greenwood, Dr. Mitchell said it is i..

Two Caddo students earn Louisiana Students of the Year title

12-Apr-2018

Students Ashini Modi and Sunjay Letchuman are awaking this morning believing it’s twice as nice to be a part of Caddo. On Wednesday, Modi and Letchuman were named the Louisiana Middle and High School Students of the Year by The Louisiana Depart..

Midway principal earns prestigious national fellowship

06-Apr-2018

In his four years as principal of Midway Elementary, Marvin Rainey has used student-driven data to change the lives of the students he serves. As the newest fellow of the nationally recognized Leverage Leadership Institute, Rainey will be able to hon..

Caddo Board Appoints Interim District 10 Representative

27-Feb-2018

Following the interviews of seven community members, the Caddo Parish School Board voted to appoint Durwood D. Hendricks, Jr. to serve District 10 as interim board member through December 31, 2018. Hendricks, who also serves District 10 as ..

Seven Apply to Fill District 10 Vacancy

26-Feb-2018

Seven community members have expressed their interest in filling the seat long held by Caddo Parish School Board Member Larry E. Ramsey. The Board will host a special-called meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday to interview and select the interim ..

Caddo Parish School Board Accepting Applications to Fill District 10 Seat

14-Feb-2018

On Tuesday, February 13, the Caddo Parish School Board declared the District 10 seat vacant and established the process for filling the seat left after the passing of Board Member Larry Ramsey on February 11. The Board unanimously voted to a..

Caddo mourns the loss of Board Member Larry E. Ramsey

11-Feb-2018

Caddo Parish School Board District 10 Representative Larry E. Ramsey passed away at his home Saturday night following a brave battle with pancreatic cancer. Ramsey began his service as a member of the Board in January 2003. At the time, he ..

Opportunity Caddo workshop set for March 21

19-Jan-2018

Caddo Parish Public Schools' Purchasing Department will soon host its latest Opportunity Caddo Vendor Workshop and Training Session. The event will take place on March 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Wanda L. Gunn Professional Development Cen..

Caddo to host networking session on Dec. 4

20-Nov-2017

Caddo Parish Public Schools will host a winter job fair and networking session on Dec. 4 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Wanda L. Gunn Professional Development Center. Potential teachers are asked to bring a copy of their resume to the Center, ..

Latest issue of Caddo magazine now available

18-Nov-2017

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Caddo schools show continued gains in latest SPS release

07-Nov-2017

Amid substantial changes in state testing, Caddo Parish students continued to show increases according to data released Tuesday by the Louisiana Department of Education. The annual release of school performance scores shows..

Caddo seniors able to apply for college aid

10-Oct-2017

Starting this school year, state law changes now require Louisiana seniors to file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available now at fafsa.ed.gov (http://fafsa.ed.gov). In today's economy, a high school diploma is many tim..

Fair Park students selected for National Amazing Shake competition

28-Sep-2017

Fair Park Middle School students Chryshala Dale and Willie Hearod are heading to Atlanta! These dynamic students are the reigning Caddo Parish Amazing Shake winners and will take their skills to the National Amazing Shake competition which is..

Ellyn McKinney joins Louisiana Educator Voice Fellowship for 21st Century Learning

27-Sep-2017

America Achieves’ Louisiana Educator Voice Fellowship for 21st Century Learning is pleased to announce that Ellyn McKinney, Caddo Parish Public Schools Director of Professional Development and Grants, was selected to join the program. T..

Caddo Magnet High senior earns perfect ACT score

26-Sep-2017

Dakota Simpson, son of Katie and Wyatt Simpson, and a senior at Caddo Parish Magnet High School, earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36. On average, less than one-tenth of 1 percent of students who take the ACT earn a top score. In the..

Youree Drive student named Keep Louisiana Beautiful Youth Leader

20-Sep-2017

Youree Drive Middle School student Joey Goutherie has been recognized by Keep Louisiana Beautiful as this year's Youth Leadership Award Winner. This award recognizes a student or youth-led group that displays creative thinking, demonstra..

Caddo leads region in National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists, Commended Scholars

13-Sep-2017

Caddo Parish Public Schools is once again the regional leader in National Merit Scholarship Program Semifinalists. The district is currently home to 10 semifinalists including nine students from Caddo Parish Magnet High School and one student from C...

Transformation Advisory Council selects chair begins outlining goals

29-Aug-2017

On Tuesday, the Caddo Transformation Next Advisory Council took the next step in its effort to empower and improve 14 persistently struggling schools in Caddo Parish by reviewing progress at those sites, to date, and establishing short and long-t..

Caddo Schools, Hosted The 14th Annual Most Improved Student Celebration

08-May-2017

Caddo Schools, Hosted The 14th Annual Most Improved Student Celebration Red River United, in conjunction with Caddo Parish Public Schools, hosted the 14th Annual Most Improved Student Celebration Wednesday, May 3, 2017. The event was held ..

Caddo, LDOE Present Transformation Next Plan

15-Mar-2017

Caddo, LDOE Present Transformation Next Plan State Superintendent of Education John White signed a three-year partnership agreement with Superintendent Lamar Goree of the Caddo Parish School Board, establishing the Caddo Transformation Next Zo..

Caddo announces 2018 Principals of the Year

30-Nov-2016

Dr. Lamar Goree, Superintendent of Caddo Parish Public Schools, is pleased to announce the 2018 Principals of the Year. The winners were selected based on their commitment to academic excellence and increasing opportunities for students. Represen..

Caddo announces $4.5 million TAP grant

26-Oct-2016

Caddo announces $4.5 million TAP grant Caddo Parish Public Schools has been awarded a $4.5 million School Improvement Grant (SIG) to take school turnaround efforts at struggling schools to the next level. The seven campuses selected throu..

Caddo earns district-wide accreditation

19-Oct-2016

On Wednesday, Caddo Parish Public Schools was recommended for district-wide accreditation by AdvancED, the single largest international accreditation agency for schools and districts. This was the first time Caddo Schools sought accreditation in an e..

Caddo leads region in National Merit Semi-Finalists

14-Sep-2016

Caddo Parish Public Schools is once again the regional leader in students earning the distinction of National Merit Scholarship Corporation Semifinalists. Ten Caddo Parish Magnet High School students will now advance into consideration for..

Caddo Extends Salvation Army Collections

29-Aug-2016

Caddo Extends Salvation Army Collections Caddo Parish Public Schools is extending our The Salvation Army Shreveport-Bossier collection efforts through Tuesday, August 23. Please help us in getting crucial items to those in need in..

Students from Forest Hill Elementary Receive Grants

29-Aug-2016

SHREVEPORT, La., August 3, 2016 – The Marlene Yu Museum’s Three Sisters Sustainable Urban Farm Discovery Program, directed by Rebekah White, provides a tangible experience for 2nd grade students from Forest Hill Elementary to learn fu..

All sites to collect items for flood relief

20-Aug-2016

All sites to collect items for flood relief On Aug. 22-23, all Caddo Parish Public Schools campuses and centers will become collection sites for items needed to support relief efforts due to flooding in south Louisiana. All citizens are enc..

Caddo announces truancy partnership

10-Aug-2016

Volunteers for Youth Justice, with the Caddo District Attorney, Caddo Parish School Board and Willis-Knighton Health System and the help of local law enforcement, are teaming up to provide a strengthened effort reduce truancy rates in Caddo Paris..

Caddo announces no cost meals at 51 schools

09-Aug-2016

Caddo announces no cost meals at 51 schools Beginning Aug. 15, Caddo Parish Public Schools will launch a pilot to provide breakfast and lunch at no cost to the families of more than 30,000 students in 51 of the district’s schools. Al..