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NOLA-PS Begins its November Vaccination Drives for Students Ages 5-11

This new immunization opportunity will help enhance the health & safety of our school community. (New Orleans – November 12, 2021) – Following the FDA's emergency use authorization (EUA) of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11, NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) is excited to provide a series of Vaccination Events for students ages 5 t...

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NOLA-PS Weekly COVID-19 Related Updates

(New Orleans – November 8, 2021) - NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) continues to be committed to the health and safety of our school community. This week's COVID Tracker provides an update for the week of Nov. 1-5. As of Friday, Nov. 5, the District is tracking a total of 32 active cases of COVID-19 (4 staff; 28 students) among 17 schools in our schoo...

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NOLA-PS & COMMUNITY ACADEMIES TO HOST RIBBON CUTTING FOR RENOVATION OF SCHOOL BUILDING RENAMED AFTER LEAH CHASE

Marks first formal school ceremony recognizing its name change after OPSB's renaming initiative to remove names reflecting our painful past WHAT: NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) and Community Academies of New Orleans (CANO) are proud to announce the completion of the Lafayette School building's $7 million renovation and name change to the Leah Chase ...

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NOLA-PS Weekly COVID-19 Related Updates

(New Orleans – November 1, 2021) - NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) continues to be committed to the health and safety of our school community. This week's COVID Tracker provides an update for the week of Oct. 25-29. As of Friday, October 29, the District is tracking a total of 40 active cases of COVID-19 (4 staff; 36 students) among 21 schools in our...

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NOLA-PS to Host Virtual Town Hall on COVID-19 Vaccines for Children Ages 5-11

Families can learn more about the vaccine and ask questions as NOLA-PS gears up to provide access to this age group. What: In anticipation of the FDA extending emergency use authorization for Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for 5-11 year olds, NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) and the City of New Orleans Health Department will host a town meeting with health...

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NOLA-PS Response to Gov. John Bel Edwards’ Announcement Regarding Mask

(New Orleans – October 26, 2021) — NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) supports Gov. John Bel Edwards' decision to continue to recommend masks in schools, and therefore will keep in place its mask requirements inside school buildings, on school buses, and during school-related events. Masks are a proven precaution against the spread of COVID-19, especial...

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NOLA-PS Weekly COVID-19 Related Updates

(New Orleans - October 25, 2021) - NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) continues to be committed to the health and safety of our school community. This week's COVID Tracker provides an update for the week of Oct. 18-22. As of Friday, October 22, the District is tracking a total of 40 active cases of COVID-19 (7 staff; 33 students) among 20 schools in our...

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NOLA-PS’ Common Application Process for the 2022-2023 School Year Opens Nov. 1

(New Orleans – October 20, 2021) – The annual application process for children enrolling in NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) for the 2022-2023 school year will open Monday, Nov. 1, 2021. Now called the NOLA-PS Common Application Process (NCAP), this process allows families to apply to schools online, anytime during the Main Round period, which closes ...

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NOLA-PS Weekly COVID-19 Related Updates

(New Orleans - October 18, 2021) - NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) continues to be committed to the health and safety of our school community. This week's COVID Tracker provides an update for the week of Oct. 11-15. As of Friday, October 15, the District is tracking a total of 45 active cases of COVID-19 (4 staff; 41 students) among 27 schools in our...

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NOLA-PS Weekly COVID-19 Related Updates

What: NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) continues to be committed to the health and safety of our school community. This week's COVID Tracker provides an update for the week of Oct. 4-8. Robust COVID-19 testing continues on a weekly basis through the NOLAS-PS mobile testing program and our partnership with the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH). Last...

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NOLA Public Schools Announces Hurricane Ida Relief for NOLA-PS Families

Family resource drive-up giveaway this Saturday morning. WHAT: Cleaning supplies, household goods, school supplies, and social emotional support resources – these are the relief items NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) will be providing to families who have been impacted by Hurricane Ida. More than 600 care packages will be distributed on a first-come-f...

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OPSB to Hold Public Hearing for Charter Renewal Presentations

WHAT: On Wednesday, October 6 at 3:30 PM, the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) will hold a Public Hearing for Charter Renewal Presentations based on 2020 accountability data. WHERE: NOLA Public Schools Central Office – 2401 Westbend Parkway, New Orleans, LA 70114 The in-person meeting can also be viewed via the NOLA-PS website through this link -...

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NOLA-PS Weekly COVID-19 Related Updates

What: NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) continues to be committed to the health and safety of our school community. This week's COVID Tracker provides an update for the week of Sept. 20-24. Robust COVID-19 testing continues on a weekly basis through the NOLAS-PS mobile testing program and our partnership with the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH). L...

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NOLA Public Schools Strongly Disagrees with LDOE Decision to Make Quarantines Optional for COVID-19 Exposure Among School Staff and Students

(New Orleans - September 29, 2021) – NOLA-Public Schools and Superintendent Dr. Henderson Lewis, Jr. strongly disagree with the Louisiana Department of Education’s recent decision to allow school districts to disregard quarantines for students exposed to COVID-19 because it will immediately increase the risk of COVID-19 transmittal within school buildings.As a...

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NOLA-PS Weekly COVID-19 Related Updates

WHAT: With all schools back in session following Hurricane Ida, NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) continues to be committed to the health and safety of our school community. This week's COVID Tracker provides an update for the week of Sept. 20-24. Robust COVID-19 testing continues on a weekly basis through the NOLAS-PS mobile testing program and our pa...

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HEALTH & SAFETY CONTINUES TO BE TOP PRIORITY AS ALL NOLA PUBLIC SCHOOLS HAVE REOPENED, FOLLOWING HURRICANE IDA

***Event Not Open to the Public*** WHAT: With the majority of NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) back in session, Superintendent Dr. Henderson Lewis, Jr. and Principal Dominique Zenon will welcome Lafayette Academy Community Middle School students in grades 6 – 8th to campus. They will highlight the work being done to keep students and staff safe, as we...

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Two NOLA-PS Schools Named 2021 National Blue Ribbon Schools

(New Orleans – September 21, 2021) — NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) is proud to announce Lake Forest Elementary and Benjamin Franklin High School were recognized as 2021 National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE). Both schools are among a total of 325 schools honored as an "Exemplary High Performing School," who are amo...

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NOLA Public Schools Kicked Off Stronger Together Training Collaborative & Attendance Works Professional Development Scholarships

(New Orleans – September 21, 2021) – In collaboration with Baptist Community Ministries (BCM), NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) kicked off its annual training collaborative. This year's theme, "Stronger Together", is in line with the District's safe return to in-person instruction. The 2021 Stronger Together Training Collaborative features a series of...

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NOLA-PS Weekly COVID-19 Related Updates

With most of our schools reopened following Hurricane Ida, NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) continues to be committed to the health and safety of our school community. This week’s COVID Tracker numbers reflect the first full week with many of our schools back in the classroom. “I am grateful and inspired by...

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NOLA-PS to Welcome Students to Fannie C. Williams School, Following Hurricane Ida

WHAT: NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) Superintendent Dr. Henderson Lewis, Jr. and Principal Kelly S. Batiste will welcome Fannie C. Williams students in grades PreK – 8th to campus as the school reopens, following Hurricane Ida. THIS IS A DISTRICT SANCTIONED MEDIA AVAILABILITY TO CAPTURE CONTENT OF THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL AT AN ELEMENTARY & MIDDL...

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School-based issues or concerns from parents

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504-522-HELP
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