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Broussard Middle School Achieves Lighthouse Status

29.03.2018
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Congratulations Broussard Middle School!
Broussard Middle School has been involved in The Leader in Me process since the 2014-2015 school year. As of Tuesday, March 6th, they have achieved Lighthouse Status. Lighthouse Status is a worldwide honor within the Leader in Me/Franklin Covey Network. This also means that an outside agency has found Broussard Middle School to be outstanding in the areas of: Leadership, Potential, Change, Motivation, and Education. The award also certifies that they are an example Leader in Me school. This is the highest honor that the Franklin Covey organization bestows on a school.

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Broussard City Council Tours Southside High School

26.09.2017
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National Night Out

26.09.2017
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Hosted by the Broussard Police Department, this is our 27th National Night Out event. Come join us and enjoy food and drinks, fun-jumps, airbrush tattoos, face-painting, and much more. Meet local police officers and McGruff the Crime Dog as well as Safety Pup. There will be a bicycle give-away for one lucky boy or girl. Note the location is at St. Julien Park on the soccer side […]

Broussard Breaks Ground on St.Julien Park

15.10.2014
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OCTOBER 14, 2014 — Mayor Charlie Langlinais, members of the Broussard City Council and other city officials gathered today to officially break ground on the 27 million dollar St.Julien Park in Broussard.

The park is expected to be one of the premier recreation and athletic facilities in Louisiana once completed.

Local officials say they are excited for the potential of what the new facility can bring to the city of Broussard.

“We are really excited about it for the citizens of Broussard. Plus for the opportunity for the other events that may go on. It’s kind of […]

Groundbreaking Held for St. Julien Park

15.10.2014
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Mayor Charlie Langlinais, members of the Broussard City Council and other city officials gathered today to officially break ground on the $27 million dollar St. Julien Park. The park is expected to be one of the premier recreation and athletic facilities in Louisiana, once it is completed.

“Today marks the official beginning of a dream for myself, City Council and the citizens of Broussard, who voted to build this park. It will provide decades of enjoyment for thousands of people and be good for businesses, who will be supported by the large number of visitors to the park,” said Langlinais […]

Youngsville and Broussard Mayors Join Forces to Plan for Increase of Students in Their Areas

7.10.2014
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Lafayette’s ever expanding community plays a large part in the huge economic success the city has had through what have been rough times in the rest of the country.

But with an expanding community comes overcrowding in schools, and two of the fastest growing cities Youngsville and Broussard, are trying to tackle the problem of overcrowding through a joint effort of Youngsville Mayor-Elect Ken Ritter and Broussard Mayor Charles Langlinais.

Both mayor’s have asked for Superintendent Pat Cooper’s assistance in pointing both towns in the right direction of expanding the schools along with their population.

“Our […]

Green T. Lindon Elementary expansion

7.10.2014
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School and city leaders held a press conference this morning at Green T. Lindon Elementary in Youngsville to talk about school expansion in the South Lafayette area.

LPSS superintendent Doctor Pat Cooper, school board members Mark Cockerham and Kermit Bouillion, Broussard Mayor Charlie Langlinais, and Youngsville Mayor-elect Ken Ritter were among those in attendance […]

Officials tour Green T. Lindon, discuss new schools in Youngsville

7.10.2014
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Superintendent Pat Cooper, School Board Member Mark Cockerham, School Board Member Kermit Bouillon, Broussard Mayor Charlie Langlinais and Youngsville Mayor-elect Ken Ritter joined together this morning for a press conference to address school construction issues in South Lafayette.

Officials toured Green T. Lindon Elementary School and discussed how they can work together to bring much-needed infrastructure and new schools to the Youngsville and Broussard areas.
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Officials look for ways to build new schools

7.10.2014
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Community leaders and school system officials are placing renewed emphasis on building more schools in southern Lafayette Parish.

That area of the parish, especially the cities of Broussard and Youngsville, has experienced a major population growth in recent years. The seven schools that serve the area have a total enrollment of 6,533 students, or about 21 percent of the school district’s student population. New additions are under construction at Youngsville Middle and Green T. Lindon Elementary, but officials said more needs to be done for the schools to keep up with the population.

“In two weeks, at our […]

Tours of New Broussard Park Are Cancelled Tomorrow

22.02.2014
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Broussard, LA – Broussard Mayor Charles Langlinais announced today that the planned tours of the grounds where the new St. Julien Park will be, scheduled for tomorrow (Tuesday) afternoon from 4-6. have been cancelled.  Langlinais cited extreme moisture and mud as the reason behind the cancellation.

 

However, the overview of the park at the Broussard City Council meeting, scheduled for 6:00 tomorrow (Tuesday) evening at the Town Council Chambers will take place as planned […]

Broussard Fire Department Launches Paid on Call Program for Volunteers

14.10.2013
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Broussard, LA – With the growing decrease in volunteer firefighters across the nation many departments are struggling to have enough personnel available to respond to emergencies. The City of Broussard has implemented a program that would give volunteer firemen a stipend to respond to emergencies and to attend training.  The stipend is based on the whether a firemen a certified or not and to what level.

 

“Firemen that are uncertified are paid 20.00 per incident. While a firemen that is certified FF1 is paid 23.00 per incident.  Once a firemen becomes FF2 certified they are increased to 25 […]