Around Ascension for Nov. 23, 2023

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Ascension schools to host Student Well-Being Night

The Ascension Public Schools Office of Student Services is hosting its second annual Student Well-Being Night.

The upcoming Student Well-Being Night is scheduled from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, at Lowery Middle School, 2389-A La. 1 S., Donaldsonville

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The premise of Student Well-Being Night is to empower and inform students and parents about the importance of making healthy and responsible choices. Geared specifically towards middle and high school students and their parents, the event will feature a range of speakers, vendors, and breakout sessions addressing key well-being topics.

Featured speakers and vendors include Tobacco Free Living-Louisiana, who will discuss the dangers of vaping, along with other prominent organizations such as Families Helping Families, Capital Area Human Services, Healthy Ascension, Open Arms Behavioral Services, and the Ascension Sheriff’s Office.

Additional feeder system Student Well-Being nights are in the process of being scheduled.

Bridge closure announced

The Galvez Avenue bridge, which spans Sides Bayou will close for repairs Nov. 27 until further notice. A temporary access road is available to carry traffic from Cortez Avenue to Galvez Avenue.

Holiday Express coming to Gonzales

The CPKC Holiday Express returns to Gonzales at 4 p.m. Nov. 30 at Felix Avenue and East Ascension Street.

The train features holiday displays inside and outside and Santa and his elves.

Drop-off recycling

Residents can drop off their recycling at the Recycling Center at the Department of Public Works headquarters, 42077 Churchpoint Road, in Gonzales. Operating hours are from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. 

The new recycling Center in Donaldsonville is open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

The West Ascension Recycling Center, at 2171 Thibaut Drive, accepts cardboard, plastics, newspapers and magazines, metal, automobile tires, scrap paper, cartons, scrap metal and white goods.


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