Tag: Louisiana

Military Recruiters Visit Ombudsman North (Shreveport, La.)

Marine Corps recruiters spoke to students at Ombudsman North about considering the military as a career path. They explained what students should consider as they make the decision regarding enlisting and what to do in order to complete the enlistment ...

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Ombudsman Student Shares His Musical Talent (Shreveport, La.)

Dylan Blaine is a 10th grader at Caddo Ombudsman North and started playing the guitar at an early age. “A few weeks ago Dylan mentioned he would like to perform for the class,” said Center Director Nadine Atkins. “His classmates ...

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Speaker Discusses Importance of Volunteering (Shreveport, La.)

Lee Jeter, Executive Director of The Fuller Center for Housing of Northwest Louisiana, spoke to students at the North and East Caddo Ombudsman Centers about the vital role volunteers play in the organization’s success. The Fuller Center was founded in ...

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Caddo Parish Ombudsman Administrator Participates In Dropout Prevention Forum (Shreveport, La.)

Caddo Parish Ombudsman Alternative Education Administrator Guy Cooper served as a panelist on a forum about dropout prevention, where he stressed the importance of making education a top priority. The Northwest Louisiana Chapter of the Association of Black Social Workers ...

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Student Profile: Savannah Marie Mayfield (Shreveport, La.)

Savannah Marie Mayfield attends the Caddo Parish Ombudsman East Center for credit recovery. OES: Many students come to us not knowing what to expect. Is the program different than you expected? SMM: The program is a lot different than what ...

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Student Profile: Marcus Gipson (Shreveport, La.)

Marcus Gipson attends the Caddo Parish Ombudsman East Center for credit recovery. OES: Many students come to us not knowing what to expect. Is the program different than you expected? MG: Ombudsman is very different than what I expected. The ...

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Wii-Fit Is Integrated Into Ombudsman Program (Shreveport, La.)

Wii-Fit provides an alternative way to help students improve balance and be physically active. Expanding upon the original Wii Fit software, Wii Fit Plus is packed with every feature from Wii Fit including balance exercises, strength training, aerobics and yoga, ...

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My Caddo Ombudsman Experience: Travontae Sabbath (Shreveport, La.)

My Caddo Ombudsman Experience Written by: Travontae Sabbath “My time here at Ombudsman was awkward at first, but ended up being good. As I first entered here, I told myself I would not like this school, but I was told ...

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Caddo Ombudsman Partners with Louisiana Choices (Shreveport, La.)

Louisiana Choices is working with Caddo Parish Ombudsman staff to help make social, interpersonal and life skills services – also known as “wraparound services” – available to students who are eligible through Louisiana’s Coordinated System of Care. The wraparound program ...

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