Simsboro High School recently received the school performance score for the 2012-2013 school year and the faculty and staff at the school were thrilled with the results. Our school scored a 93 or “B” on our school performance score —the highest score that Simsboro has ever earned. We recognize that our success is attributed to many factors including the academic achievement of our students, the proficiency of our teachers, the contributions of our community and the innovation of our teaching practices.
One of the best things about living in Lincoln Parish is the way people here tend to look out for one another, and that showed again Saturday as the sounds of music danced through the air of downtown Ruston.
Musicians, and fans of all things musical, packed the houses at Ponchatoula’s and Sundown Tavern Friday and Saturday for the 15th annual John Simoneaux Memorial Jam.
People amaze me — the way they can overcome, screw up, get knocked down, overcome again — you never know what life is going to throw at you. The wind can blow and suddenly, your life is moving in a totally different direction.
When I saw our current School Superintendent Danny Bell announce that he would be retiring at a back-to-school rally at Ruston High School last week, I later thought about how the tone of the meeting changed so drastically with the utterance of just one phrase.