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School Spirit Fall 2021

September 1, 2021 Atonement Lutheran School Atonement Lutheran School was founded in 1960 with one objective in mind: “To impact lives through Christ” by providing an excellent Christian education and lovin...

Hip Grannie – Graduation

May 1, 2021 And just like that...he’s in high school!   It seems like yesterday when I was asked to write my first Hip Grannie column for Nola Family magazine. Our first grandchild was on the way, and I was t...

2021 Early Learning School Guide

January 1, 2021 Early childhood (usually defined as birth to 8 years) is a time of tremendous physical, cognitive, socio-emotional, and language development. 8-year-olds typically are in grade 3.  Jefferson P...
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Masking with Your Kids

6 Mask Safety Tips to Know Right Now Here are six helpful tips for keeping your child safely masked as they head back to school and their extra-curricular activities this COVID-19 fall.   Compliance. Withou...

NOLA Education during COVID

We gathered a panel of local experts to guide us through the ever-changing landscape of today's Covid-influenced education. We spoke with Dr. Pat Blackwell, a licensed psychologist, Dr. Lauren Hernandez, a boa...

Louisiana Public Schools Closed Until April 13

March 13, 2020 All Louisiana public schools, K–12, will be closed statewide from March 16 to April 13, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Friday on Twitter. We will provide updates as they become available. In a...

Winter 2020 School Listings  

Searching for the right school is tough. There’s a lot to consider: location, teacher/student ratio, tuition… To help you find the right one, Nola Family has compiled a listing of Orleans and Jefferson Parish...

7 Tips to Reduce Backpack Injury to your Child

updated August 22, 2019 Over 5,000 kids will visit the emergency room this year due to backpack related injuries... and more than half of the students who use backpacks don’t heed the weight safety guidelines...

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