Entries by Tabitha Bower

New Charter School Set to Open in Jefferson Parish

By Littice Bacon-Blood lbacon-blood@nola.com, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Jefferson Parish is getting a new public charter school next fall called Athlos Academy of Jefferson Parish. Enrollment opened Wednesday (Nov. 1) for the elementary school to be constructed at 1001 Berhman Highway in Terrytown. The school, founded and funded by the Idaho-based education service company Athlos Academies, will house 650 students […]

Athlos Academy Finding New Ways to Build Social Intelligence

For National Bullying Prevention Month Athlos Academy is helping educate its students on how to take a stand against bullying. On Wednesday the school hosted local rapper Tyler Lydeen to share his music about bullying as part of their kick-off for social intelligence and what it means to be a upstander. At Athlos Academy a upstander is someone who sees or hears about someone being bullied and speaks up about it.

Athlos Academy Helping Anna Marie’s Alliance

Athlos Academy is collecting items to help a local women’s and children’s shelter.

The donations will go to Anna Marie’s Alliance, and items can be brought to the school itself, starting Monday. The donation drive will end on October 6th. Drop off hours are from 7:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.