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Gueydan High celebrated its “A” score during a rally Tuesday afternoon.

Gueydan now ‘A’ school

Gueydan High School can boast it is now an A school based on the state’s performance scores released on Tuesday.
The state has a list of scores for combination high schools, which are high schools and middle schools together.
Gueydan High School, which is a middle school and high school, had a performance score of 106.1 and an A grade. It is now ranked as the No. 14th best combination pulic school in the state.
Gueydan High moved up 10 performance points from a year ago.
Gueydan Principal Brandy Broussard is proud of the school and community.

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Louisiana to launch Interactive online tool to help families find, evaluate schools, child care centers

BATON ROUGE, La. - The Louisiana Department of Education today announced the creation of the Louisiana School Finder, an interactive online tool designed to help families more easily locate and evaluate schools and child care centers across the state. The tool, which hosts detailed information about each site's offerings and academic performance, will be unveiled November 7 with the release of the annual school performance scores and the first-ever early childhood performance profiles.

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Maurice will temporarily stop issuing new permits for residential developments

MAURICE —Growth in the Village of Maurice during the past few years has been rapid, to say the least.
Numerous developments have brought hundreds of new homes to Maurice, with many still in the works.
While acknowledging that the growth has been a good thing, Maurice Mayor Wayne Theriot said the time is now to ensure that too much growth does not become overwhelming for the village’s infrastructure.
Theriot recommended during the Board of Aldermen meeting on Oct. 17 that a temporary stop be put on permits for new residential developments.

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Scott Vallo with his family.

Scott Vallo announces candidacy for Vermilion Parish School Board

GUEYDAN - Long-time Gueydan resident will seek one of eight seats up for grabs in next November’s election.
Gueydan resident, Scott Vallo, community volunteer, former city council member, announced Monday his intention to land one of the eight Vermilion Parish School Board seats up in next November’s general election.
“I would like to take this time to announce my candidacy for District A School Board Member. The election will be held in late 2018 but I am announcing early so that I can begin reaching out to the people of District A.

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