Firefighters from the Ruston Fire Department underwent Hazardous Material Training Wednesday at Coastal Chemical Company under the auspices of officials from the LSU Fire and Emergency Training Institute. Pictured are firefighters undergoing a simulated decontamination. The drill had firefighters patch a hole in a ruptured tank leaking chemicals before they practiced decontamination.
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Our third graders came back from Christmas break ready to learn. We have focused on learning about the different genres in reading. Our love for reading is growing, and our Accelerated Reading scores continue to rise. We are looking forward to our next chapter book, “Winn Dixie.”
Our study of the Louisiana Purchase provoked interest in our students; most students’ curiosity was on all the states that were involved. Students were intrigued by the people they were introduced to, including Napoleon.
Louisiana Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser visited Louisiana Tech University Wednesday to learn more about Sci-TEC, the school’s Science and Technology Education Center and efforts by Tech’s College of Education in partnering with outside organizations for mutual benefits.
From 5-6:30 p.m. Sept. 27, the I.A. Lewis parking lot was turned into our Annual Open House Carnival.
Tents from Community Trust, First National Bank and Smoothie King allowed parents to get in the shade and meet teachers, check out books and get handouts about classroom activities. Our wonderful Adopt-a-School partner, The Bridge Community Church (formerly Crossroads), grilled hot dogs and offered bottled water to nearly 200 attendees.