Bogalusa students head back to class
Published 9:25 am Friday, August 7, 2015
Despite losing a grade for 2015-2016 school, year, Annunciation Catholic School reported having just one less student at the start of the school year than a year ago.
Annunciation Principal Veda Matthews said 147 students reported to class on Thursday, the first day of school.
“The fact we’re at the same number despite losing the eighth grade is wonderful,” she said. “I’m excited.”
Matthews said two students came by the school to pick up information packets.
All Bogalusa City Schools students, except for Byrd Avenue kindergartners and those at Denhamtown Elementary, reported on Thursday as well. Denhamtown and Byrd kindergarten students report on Monday.
Bogalusa High School had 732 students report Thursday, while Central elementary had 271 students report. Without the kindergarten students, Byrd Avenue had 184 students report on Thursday.
There are some changes regarding personnel at Bogalusa this year. Leslie McKinley is high school principal, while Eric Greely and Sheila Lawrence are co-principals for the sixth through eighth grades. Linda Pittman continues to be the high school assistant principal.
All Washington Parish students reported back to school this morning. Northshore Charter School begins its third year on Aug. 10.