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Football field bids slightly over budget

The installation of artificial turf and track refurbishments at Breaux Bridge and Cecilia high schools are faced with minor delays following the opening of bids on the projects last week.
But a separate bid on site preparation for a completely new football facility for CHS was approved by board members.

Overall school performance up

District and School Performance Scores (DPS and SPS) for 2016-17 released earlier this month by the state Department of Education show general improvements for St. Martin Parish schools.

Treasurer race on Sat. ballot

The election of a new state treasurer is the only issue on the ballot for Saturday’s general election.
Vying to replace U.S. Senator John Kennedy in the treasurer’s office are Democrat Derrick Edwards and Republican John Schroder.

Schools lose $1M in MFP revenues

The decrease in the parish’s Minimum Foundation Program (MFP) payment from the state is due to falling enrollment in local public schools.
The official head count taken on Oct. 1 put the number of MFP students in the parish at 7,612, a drop of 176 from the last official count taken in Feb. 1.

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