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Common Core test incentives offered in Alexandria schools, newspaper reports
Mar 7, 2015 • NOLA.com... a Facebook page, described as "the official page for Buckeye High School" in Deville, asked teachers to remind students that "they will be allowed to be out of uniform for the rest of the school year, just for taking/showing effort on the PARCC ... More
A generous gift offers life to others
Mar 12, 2015 • BP NewsJenna Barnes, Reed's other daughter, said her mother taught more than 4,000 youth during her 32-year teaching career at Buckeye High School and Pineville High School, in addition to her involvement in various ministries at Philadelphia Baptist Church. More
Buckeye plays keep-away in win over Avoyelles
Nov 1, 2014 • Alexandria Town TalkDEVILLE – The Buckeye Panthers are district champions once again. But their mission isn't over just yet. Buckeye effectively kept the Avoyelles offense off the field for most of the first half and pulled away for a 39-22 victory Friday night, clinching ... More
No action taken on Buckeye track repair
Dec 9, 2014 • Alexandria Town TalkMembers of the Rapides Parish School Board agreed that the Buckeye High School track needs to be replaced, but they disagreed about how to pay for it. Three estimates offered at a special meeting on Tuesday varied ... Board Vice President Julie ... More
'People' names 2014 'Most Beautiful Woman'
Apr 23, 2014 • Alexandria Town TalkThis year's title as People magazine's woman "Most Beautifil Woman" goes to ... Lupita Nyong'o. "There was really no contest this year. She seemed like the only choice," said Jess Cagle, People's editorial director during the unveiling Wednesday on NBC ... More
Quarles: Were LC recordings unethical or tragically necessary?
Mar 15, 2014 • Alexandria Town TalkIn my final two years at Louisiana College, I felt that I needed to take precautions to protect myself in the event that unscrupulous persons might in the future misrepresent my statements and attack my character. I saw only one way to verify my actual ... More
Buckeye High students build roller coasters for physics project
Mar 13, 2013 • Alexandria Town TalkDEVILLE -- A hands-on science project at Buckeye High School taught students the physics of a roller coaster. Lacey Hoosier's two classes of advanced placement physics built roller coasters out of wood, rubber and foam tubes and PVC pipe to show what ... More
Tunica-Biloxi Tribe selects new chairman
Sep 2, 2013 • Alexandria Town TalkMARKSVILLE - Marshall Pierite, vice chairman of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe for the past nine years, has been named tribal chairman, replacing Earl Barby Sr., who died July 31. The Tribal Council selected Pierite to complete Barbry's term on Aug. 23. He ... More
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