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$2.3 Million Grant Awarded to Young Audiences of Louisiana Boosts Arts Education at Six JP Schools

Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley and Young Audiences National Executive Director David Dik announced that six JPPSS schools are taking part in a new 4-year, $2.3 million grant awarded to Young Audiences of Louisiana (YALA) to create an arts-integrated educational model that advances student achievement. The six schools to benefit […]

Woodmere Students Nominated at Big Easy Awards

Woodmere Elementary School’s afterschool dance program placed well in the Best Ethnic Dance category of the Big Easy Entertainment Awards held recently in New Orleans. Students from Woodmere’s Young Audiences’ afterschool program were nominated for Best Ethnic Dance presentation for their original piece “Something Sweet.” The student group earned third place at the awards ceremony entitled “A […]