Barbe students donate self-published books to J.D. Clifton - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Barbe students donate self-published books to J.D. Clifton

Barbe teacher Angie Bonvillain visits with J.D. Clifton Elementary students on Monday. (Source: Kirby Smith / Calcasieu Parish School Board) Barbe teacher Angie Bonvillain visits with J.D. Clifton Elementary students on Monday. (Source: Kirby Smith / Calcasieu Parish School Board)
J.D. Clifton Principal Pam Bell with her daughter Kea Bell. Kea was one of the Barbe students who donated a self-published book to students at Clifton. (Source: Kirby Smith / Calcasieu Parish School Board) J.D. Clifton Principal Pam Bell with her daughter Kea Bell. Kea was one of the Barbe students who donated a self-published book to students at Clifton. (Source: Kirby Smith / Calcasieu Parish School Board)
Calcasieu Parish School Superintendent Wayne Savoy visits with a member of Barbe's fine arts survey class Monday. (Source: Kirby Smith / Calcasieu Parish  School Board) Calcasieu Parish School Superintendent Wayne Savoy visits with a member of Barbe's fine arts survey class Monday. (Source: Kirby Smith / Calcasieu Parish School Board)
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -

The following in a news release form the Calcasieu Parish School Board:

Students from Barbe High's fine arts survey class donated self-published book to J.D. Clifton Elementary on Monday.

"Using funds and resources from the Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy grant, the students worked in groups to develop the story lines and illustrations that focus around important lessons for children such as bullying and the importance of doing well in school," said Kirby Smith, Calcasieu Parish School Board Public Information Officer.

The high school students also read excerpts from the books to the children.

Some of the books will also be donated to a local women's shelter.

  • More Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • Longville man killed in vehicle crash Saturday night

    Longville man killed in vehicle crash Saturday night

    Sunday, September 24 2017 11:52 AM EDT2017-09-24 15:52:14 GMT
    (Source: Raycom)(Source: Raycom)

    A Longville man is dead following a two-vehicle crash in Beauregard Parish Saturday night. On Sept. 23, shortly after 9 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on U.S. 171, about a mile north of U.S.190, in Ragley, according to Sgt. James Anderson, State Police spokesman. 

    More >>

    A Longville man is dead following a two-vehicle crash in Beauregard Parish Saturday night. On Sept. 23, shortly after 9 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on U.S. 171, about a mile north of U.S.190, in Ragley, according to Sgt. James Anderson, State Police spokesman. 

    More >>
  • Library hosts historic bus tours of Lake Charles Saturday

    Library hosts historic bus tours of Lake Charles Saturday

    Sunday, September 24 2017 9:50 AM EDT2017-09-24 13:50:33 GMT
    (Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)(Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)

    What better way to celebrate the city of Lake Charles than by exploring its rich history? As the city gets ready to celebrate 150 years, the Calcasieu Parish Library decided to offer free bus tours through the city’s historic district. 

    More >>

    What better way to celebrate the city of Lake Charles than by exploring its rich history? As the city gets ready to celebrate 150 years, the Calcasieu Parish Library decided to offer free bus tours through the city’s historic district. 

    More >>
  • CHRISTUS St. Patrick hosts 7th annual Run with the Nuns

    CHRISTUS St. Patrick hosts 7th annual Run with the Nuns

    Sunday, September 24 2017 9:36 AM EDT2017-09-24 13:36:38 GMT
    (Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)(Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)

    What do you get when you put bikers and nuns together?  You get the 7th annual Run with the Nuns charity ride and 5K.  Up to 50 runners and over 100 bikers came out to participate this year.  Ten teams were up bright and early also cooking away for the event's rice and gravy cook off. Money from this event will go towards funding a new Hybrid Surgical Suite that will allow CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital to do more cardiac procedures.  This year's event was dedi...

    More >>

    What do you get when you put bikers and nuns together?  You get the 7th annual Run with the Nuns charity ride and 5K.  Up to 50 runners and over 100 bikers came out to participate this year.  Ten teams were up bright and early also cooking away for the event's rice and gravy cook off. Money from this event will go towards funding a new Hybrid Surgical Suite that will allow CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital to do more cardiac procedures.  This year's event was dedi...

    More >>
Powered by Frankly