2017 Heads of School

Picking the right school for your child is hard. We let the leaders do the talking to help you make the best choice.       Academy of the Sacred Heart Sr. Melanie A. Guste, RSCJ, Headmistress   “The...

Spotlight on Upturn Arts

New Orleans is a city one might expect to be bursting with accessible art programs, given its thriving music and festival scene. But when Dana Reed moved here in 2010, the dancer realized that the city’s art pr...

2017 Afterschool Activities Guide

Our comprehensive guide to after-school activities in the arts, athletic and education fields, and more!   Studies show that kids benefit academically, emotionally and socially from just five hours of ex...

A New Orleans solar eclipse with the kids!

What is a solar eclipse? A solar eclipse happens when the moon passes between the sun and earth (when they are perfectly aligned) and casts a 'moon-shadow' ( called the Umbra Zone!) on the earth. When we are i...

First Day of School Jitters

  Tips and strategies for easing your child into the school routine             Whether this is your child’s first school experience, or he is gearing up to head back to the classroom, there are some thi...

We Can All Be Superheroes  

A simple act can make all the difference in someone else’s life  My friend Tania Tetlow recently spoke to her daughter Lucy Stewart’s pre-kindergarten class at the Louise S. McGehee School about being communit...