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School News: Feb. 2, 2016

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Bossier High School Alumni representatives Carolyn Grimsley, president and Thomas Knowles, membership gave a $1000 Academic Grant to Principal David Thrash and the school to be used by teachers to help students in their studies and ACT testing requirements.Bossier High School Alumni representatives Carolyn Grimsley, president and Thomas Knowles, membership gave a $1000 Academic Grant to Principal David Thrash and the school to be used by teachers to help students in their studies and ACT testing requirements.

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Airline High School’s Foreign Language teacher Alison Grooms was recently selected as runner-up to the Louisiana Foreign Language Teacher of the Year at the associations state conference in Baton Rouge.  She was also elected to serve as Region 7 Representative for the Louisiana Foreign Language Teachers’ Association.

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Elijah Harper, a fifth grader at Curtis Elementary School, has been selected for the FBU National Championship All-American team. Only 18 students were chosen from more than 1,500 across the nation. Harper is the only student athlete chosen from the state of Louisiana. He was chosen based on grades, test scores, and academic extra-curricular activities. Curtis Elementary is SO proud and congratulate him on this stellar achievement!

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Airline HS students participate in DI Super Saturday event

On Saturday January 23, Louisiana Destination Imagination held its annual Super Saturday event at Elm Grove Middle School.  Super Saturday is a chance for DI teams from around the state to practice their Instant Challenge skills in preparation for the Louisiana DI State Tournament in March.  Instant Challenge scores make up 25% of the overall team score at State Tournament and Global Competition.AHS-2

Airline DI students spent the afternoon completing a series of challenges that  required them to work together to come up with out of the box solutions.  Constructing bridges, developing a nonverbal, non-visual method of communication, and manipulating materials without touching them were just a few of the challenges students were faced with.

The following students and team managers participated in Super Saturday:

Hunter Allen, 12th

Amber Fuetz, 12th

Jacob Gregory, 12th

Shane McClure, 12th

Ross Piraino, 12th

Jasmine Wolfe, 10th

Bobby Alexander, 9th

Austin Lee, 10th

Brooke Reagan, 10th

Mya Thorn, 10th

Zophie Cannon, 9th

Courtland Carey, 12th

Kyle Hollis, 9th

Emily McDonald, 9th

Bryce Patrick, 12th

​Team Managers are Rachel Lawton, Lora Teutsch and Emily Hollis.

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