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This is the pavilion in the middle of Erath High School and Erath Middle School. It was built more than 10 years ago after Hurricane Rita. The cost to build it was $200,000 from private donations. The students do not use it to eat under.

Vermilion Parish School Board declares ‘Emergency Declaration’

State law says one of three things need to happen for a government body to declare an emergency declaration. The emergency has to be a “disaster,” “emergency” or “public health emergency.”
Where does building an open pavilion at North Vermilion Middle School fall under an “emergency,” “public health emergency” or a “disaster?” Somehow, the school board thinks it does.
The school board voted 8-0 to declare an emergency declaration during a committee meeting on Monday. New school board attorney Kathy Boudreaux advised against the emergency declaration.

Abbeville Police to enforce daytime curfew in city

Kids are back in school as the sun has set on summer fun.
Now that school is back in session, Abbeville Chief of Police William Spearman wants to remind parents and legal guardians that officers will be enforcing the city’s daytime curfew for ages 7 to 17.
Anyone within those ages cannot be alone in any public place between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Whether they are in school, at home, or with a parent or guardian, Sgt. Jonathan Castille of the Abbeville Police Department said the objective is safety.

LeBlanc Elementary teacher Amy Thibodeaux

LeBlanc Elementary teacher uses disability to motivate her

School began last Thursday here in Vermilion Parish. The hallways and desks gained new occupants as new students and teachers began their first lessons of the 2018-2019 school year.
LeBlanc Elementary gained a new teacher this year, Amy Thibodeaux, who is teaching fourth grade, Writing, Language and Social Studies and is partnered up with another teacher who will be teaching Math and Science.
Thibodeaux plans to be a supportive and loving teacher who wants to give her students not only an education but knowledge about what it means to be considerate, loving and respectful.

Hali Weekly is a teacher at St. Peter and Paul Catholic School.

Mia Boullion is at Kaplan High School.

Former Kaplan High students begin their first year teaching

School begins today in Vermilion Parish, and there are two Kaplan natives who cannot wait to start their new careers as educators.
Hali Weekly and Mia Bouillion are two rookie teachers in Vermilion Parish.
Kaplan High School has undoubtedly heard the name Mia Boullion before, in fact, several times.
Boullion is proud to announce that she will be teaching at her old stomping grounds, the very place she held dear to her heart for four years until she graduated in 2012.

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