Forensic Science Summer Camp

posted May 22, 2018, 7:09 AM by Kesha Simmons

The Criminal Justice Department of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is holding our second annual forensic science camp for high school students. This year's camp is going to be divided up by day and topics and will offer students a chance to learn about and explore the realities of some of the practices used by law enforcement that are often shown on popular crime shows. The link below has the full breakdown of the classes and costs associated with our camp. Students can be registered for the camp through this link as well. Please feel free to contact Whitney Kidder at the number below if you have any questions.


Whitney Kidder

Administrative Assistant III

Departments of Criminal Justice & Political Science


The Friendship House

posted Mar 14, 2018, 3:32 PM by Kesha Simmons   [ updated Mar 14, 2018, 3:43 PM ]

Are you looking for a meaningful way to earn community service hours?  If so, make plans to attend an Interest Meeting to learn more about exciting service learning opportunities that are offered at The Friendship House.   The meeting will be held Wednesday, March 21st at 4:15 in CMHS library.   To sign-up, see Ms. Moore in the Counseling Complex. 

SUSLA Literary Competition

posted Mar 14, 2018, 10:45 AM by Kesha Simmons   [ updated Mar 14, 2018, 3:28 PM ]

Taylor Scholars Awards Program

posted Mar 7, 2018, 1:07 PM by Kesha Simmons   [ updated Mar 7, 2018, 1:09 PM ]

Audubon Nature Institute and the New Orleans Museum of Art in partnership with the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation are rewarding young people with free annual memberships through the Taylor Scholars Awards Program!

Students, 7th -12th grades, who have earned a 2.5 – 2.9 GPA on a 4.0 scale this school year are eligible for a FREE one-year membership to Audubon Aquarium, Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and the New Orleans Museum of Art.  (TAYLOR STUDENTS)

Students who have earned a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale this school year,  are eligible for a FREE one-year membership certificate to the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, the New Orleans Museum of Art, and Audubon Zoo.  (TAYLOR SCHOLARS)

Deadline to sign up in the Counselors’ Office is April 6, 2018.

Summer Culinary and Baking and Pastry Camps!!

posted Mar 2, 2018, 8:23 AM by Kesha Simmons

This is a great opportunity for students to be able to see what a day in the life of a Louisiana Culinary Institute student is like while honing their skills and earn tuition credit. 

If you have questions, contact Courtney Kirschner at 877-522-3198.  Courtney is the Director of Admissions and ProStart Liaison. 

Registration 2018-2019

posted Feb 27, 2018, 9:12 AM by Kesha Simmons

Now thru March 15th, Ms. Simmons will meet one-on-one with each freshman to review course selections for next year.  Appointments will be scheduled through one of your elective courses.   Remember to keep your registration packet with you throughout the day.  You will need your registration card, results from the Interest Inventory and your Individual Graduation Plan for the meeting. 


Ms. Simmons 

Louisiana Youth Summit 2018 Seminar will open on February 14th, 2018

posted Feb 5, 2018, 2:41 PM by Kesha Simmons

LYS is a weeklong leadership camp held on the campus of Louisiana State University during the third week in July.  To learn more about the program and registration information, got to

LYAC Now Accepting Applications for 2018-2019

posted Feb 5, 2018, 2:24 PM by Kesha Simmons   [ updated Feb 5, 2018, 2:28 PM ]

The Louisiana Legislative Youth Advisory Council (LYAC) is now accepting applications for
membership from high school students who have an interest in representing the voices of other
young people around the state. LYAC is a yearly-appointed body composed entirely of students
that address issues affecting the youth of Louisiana.

The purpose of LYAC is to facilitate the communication between youth and the legislature
and to give students a unique opportunity to be involved in the workings of state government. The
council studies and addresses issues of importance to young people, including education,
community service, employment, strategies to increase youth participation in government, safe
environments for youth, substance abuse, underage drinking, and youth health and physical
fitness, as well as other issues.

Members of the council are selected from a wide pool of applicants from around the state
who display a strong interest in civic involvement. The thirty-one-member body includes three
student members selected from each of the congressional districts. Applicants must be between
the age of fourteen and nineteen and enrolled in a public or private high school, a home school, or
participating in a GED skills program during the 2018-2019 school year.

The deadline for applications is March 22, 2018. The application may be accessed at All applicants are required to submit two
recommendation letters and short essay questions. For additional information please contact
Megan Bella at or 225-342-2362.

On Track Prep is hosting a One Day Boot Camp

posted Jan 29, 2018, 12:01 PM by Kesha Simmons

Where: Loyola’s Anderson Building- 921 Jordan Street

When: Saturday, Feb 3rd

Time: 9 am until 2 pm

Fee: $150(bring on Saturday)

All subjects are covered!

Contact: Sherri Moss 572-5507


Learn, Build, and Explore This Summer at Tulane

posted Jan 18, 2018, 12:11 PM by Kesha Simmons   [ updated Jan 18, 2018, 12:14 PM ]

We're excited to announce applications are now open for the Tulane Summer Enrichment Institute in STEM!
Enrichment Opportunities
The Tulane Summer Enrichment Institute in STEM provides your middle and high school students the opportunity to explore science and engineering at Tulane University.

Our enrichment program is a project-based curriculum designed around fun and engaging activities that foster the creative problem-solving skills needed for lifelong engagement with STEM fields. Coding, robotics, ecology, engineering, and app development are just some of the areas your students can explore. They can spend their summer building robots, making an app, engineering a better bike helmet, or learning how cities will adapt to future challenges.

Courses are developed for rising 6th graders through rising 11th graders. 

Click here to learn more about the opportunities available to students this summer:

Are your students ready to apply? Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis, and space is limited - click the "Pre-College Students" tab for the residential and day program applications:

Contact Us
If you have any questions about the program, please contact our office at (504) 314-7867 or via email at

Best wishes,
The Tulane Summer Enrichment Institute Team

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