Below: During the rally, Bell had teachers who had shown leadership capabilities participate in a Q&A session during a Back to School Rally held Wednesday. From left, are sixth grade teacher at Choudrant School Augustine Moore and fourth grade teacher at Simsboro School Jordan Blachier.
Visitors to the Ruston Fire Department on Saturday were combating the cool temperatures with a hot event during the annual Hot Halloween Happening event at the main Ruston Fire Station.
Eric Brazzel, public information officer with RPD, said more than 650 people showed up for the annual holiday event, which features games, food and educational information.
“We’ve had a good turnout, lots of costumes,” Brazzel said.
Alma J. Brown Elementary faculty and staff welcome all new and returning students to the 2012-13 school year. Grambling State University Laboratory Schools’ Open House 2012-13 is scheduled for today. Kindergarten through fifth grade will meet at 4 p.m. in the Alma J Brown cafeteria. Middle and high schools will meet at 5 p.m. in the Grambling High School cafeteria.