Acadiana Briefs for Feb. 13, 2013

Superintendent’s golf tourney slated

The Lafayette Parish School System’s 16th annual Superintendent’s Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held March 4 at the Farm d’Allie Golf Club, 1235 Beau Bassin Road, Carencro.

Lunch and registration begins at 11 a.m. and tee time is at noon. Individual registration is $125. Sponsorships and opportunities for food and refreshment vendors are also available.

The tournament funds college scholarships for seniors graduating from the parish’s six public high schools.

For information, visit http://www.lpssonline.com or call Bill Samec at (337) 521-7440.

Standardized test
applications available

Applications for state standardized testing are available for home-school and nonpublic school students who are interested in enrolling in Lafayette Parish public schools next year.

Students in fourth and eighth grade are required to take the LEAP test.

The iLEAP tests, given to students in third, fifth, sixth and seventh grades, will also be given to students in home-school or in-home private programs. Students in nonpublic schools are ineligible for iLEAP testing.

The registration deadline for both tests is March 8.

The first phase of the LEAP exam will be March 19 with makeup dates March 21-22, and the second phase will be April 8-11 with makeup dates on April 12-17.

For the iLEAP, testing dates are April 8-11 with the makeup dates April 12-17.

Registration forms are available at all public elementary and middle schools, the School Board office and at http://www.lpssonline.com.

SLCC mini-mester registration set

The last day to register for South Louisiana Community College’s six-week “mini-mester” is March 20.

The abbreviated semester is March 18 through April 29.

Students can find courses and register by selecting the “Class Schedule Search” tab within their LoLA accounts.

Advisers and student services personnel are available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and can be contacted at (337) 521-8923. Campuses are in Lafayette, New Iberia, St. Martinville, Crowley, Ville Platte, Abbeville, Opelousas and Franklin.

Compiled by Advocate staff