New hires for Lafayette schools — both experienced teachers and first-timers — attend training this week

Advocate Photo by BRAD KEMP Lafayette Middle School Social Studies and English teacher Lamime Diallo looks over papers during the Lafayette Parish School System training for new teachers Tuesday August 4, 2015 at J. Wallace James Elementary School in Lafayette. The training is for both first year teachers and experienced teachers who are new to the school system.

At least 150 new teachers are preparing for next week’s start of school during a three-day training this week that gives an overview of teaching in Lafayette Parish schools. The training is held for those new hires in the school system — both first-year classroom teachers and those who are teaching for the first time within… Continue reading →

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Southern welcomes back three key players

Associated Press photo by Jay SailorsSouthern quarterback Dray Joseph (10) scrambles as offensive linesman Anthony Mosley (75) blocks Alabama State defensive end Edward Mosley III  in 2013.

The Southern scout team isn’t as talented as it was last season, and that should be a big boost for the Jaguars. Three key players — linebacker Daniel Brown, offensive lineman Anthony Mosley and wide receiver Nico Talbert — were relegated to the… Continue reading →



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