District News & Information
Holiday Wishes Do Come True
Christmas arrived early at some area schools today. Students at J.W. Faulk, Alice Boucher, Duson, S.J. Montgomery, Evangeline, Charles Burke and Baranco Elementary were surprised with toys and bikes donated by members of the community. To start the day, 100 Bikes for 100 Kids sponsored by Phillips Express Transports donated bikes to elementary students.
Members of Pride of Lafayette Lodge 240 and Phillips Express Transports distributed bikes to students. Lester Guidry, Gerald Broussard, Terrell & Kimberly Phillips, Don Washington, Mike Brooks.
Later, students at J.W. Faulk were then surprised with toys donated from members of the community. Board member Dr. Tehmi Chassion organized a toy drive to collect toys for students throughout the district. With the help of his mother Kathleen Chassion, they organized toy donations from local businesses, the Lafayette Parish School System, Lafayette High School, Southside High School, Broadmoor, and Ernest Gallet elementary schools.
Kathleen Chassion helps her son Dr. Tehmi Chassion coordinate the donations of toys for students.
Just a glimpse of the toys the kids will see when they arrive in the library at J.W. Faulk Elementary.
The students at J.W. Faulk dressed in their pajamas today and each student in Ms. Hamlin’s kindergarten class received stocking filled with books from students at Teurlings Catholic High School.