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Smith, Marcus named All-Stars

Ruston High’s Smith and Cedar Creek High’s Marcus are both members of the East team that will be guided by the Lady Bearcats’ Ricky Goulart, who recently spearheaded his squad’s march to a Class 5-A Louisiana High School Athletic Association state championship.

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Parental attitudes important

Attendance at school events and communication with teachers are a few good steps, but they should be combined with a daily effort to help a child stay on track in school. Parents who place an emphasis on education are cementing their expectations for their children’s academic success.
Ruston Elementary School Principal Sonja Walker said the most important aspect of parental involvement is it sends a message to children that parents value education.
“It’s a big hurdle if parents don’t appear to value it,” Walker said. “Their kids become behavior problems or don’t want to try as hard.”

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Welcome new principals

Already formulating a vision for RHS, Milstead hopes to fully implement a ninth-grade academy at the school in the summer of 2008.
This initiative is geared toward making students’ freshman year a positive experience full of nurturing and learning opportunities. This vision, of course, defers greatly from the image produced by movies and television that show students’ first year of high school filled with fear and anxiety, as they get lost looking for classes and are threatened by the upperclassman bully.

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Chief Hermes hangs up badge

On February 1, 1993 Mayor Hilda Perritt and the City Council appointed Hermes Ruston Police Chief.
“Since January of 1999 I have appreciated the support and guidance of Mayor Dan Hollingsworth and all the members of the City Council,” Hermes said.
Grambling Police Chief Tommy Clark Jr. said Hermes would be missed in the local law enforcement community.

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