News & Announcements

Meningococcal vaccine now required

The La. State Dept. of Health and Hospitals requires a meningococcal vaccine booster due at age 16, effective July 1, 2019. If your child is presently 16 years or older, he/she needs this vaccination. Please schedule an appointment with your physician or the health unit. Once your child has received the required vaccination, please bring the Universal Certificate of Immunization to the school nurse.

Internet Safety Flyer

Louisiana has enacted strong laws to address bullying and cyberbullying by public school students (R.S. 17:416.13, Act 369 of the 2018 Regular Session, R.S. 17:100.7
Your student will receive a copy of this flyer at school.

Flu Facts and the Dangers of HPV

On behalf of the Louisiana Office of Public Health Immunization program, the Department of Education requested that schools share the Flu Facts and HPV Fact Sheet with parents. Both documents contain information regarding the dangers of the flu and HPV, how students, parents, and school staff can practice prevention, and the importance of vaccination.

APSB Parent Back to School Guide

A new school year means a new grade level, new teachers, and new learning goals for your child. This guide provides you with a
quick overview of what you can expect to see in your child’s classroom this year, how you can engage with his or her teacher(s) to
ensure your child is on track throughout the school year, and what resources are available to support learning at home.

M-toM Transfers

The Avoyelles Parish School Board will begin accepting applications for Majority to Minority transfers beginning April 2, 2018. The deadline for submitting your child’s application will be June 1, 2018. Applications may be obtained from any elementary or high school in the parish, the APSB Central Office or downloaded from the APSB website ( beginning April 2, 2018. No applications will be accepted after the deadline of 3:00 pm on June 1, 2018. To qualify, the student’s race must be in the majority at the home zoned school and in the minority at requested school.

For more information, you may contact the Avoyelles Parish School Board Central Office at 253-5982.

Child Abuse Reporting

In some States, police departments may also receive reports of child abuse or neglect. For more information or assistance with reporting, please call Childhelp USA ®, 800-4-A-CHILD (800-422-4453), or your local CPS agency.
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