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Habans Highlights Staff for Living School Values

Habans Highlights Staff for Living School Values

Paul Habans Charter School is full of inspiring people, and each month staff members highlight three individuals who exemplify the values of Habans. Staff members who are selected receive a reserved parking spot, their picture on display, lunch with Principal LaMotte-Mitchell, and the title of Habans Hero. Habans staff are asked to nominate a staff…
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Developing Lifelong Readers at Habans

Developing Lifelong Readers at Habans

The week of October 12-16 was a busy one for Habans scholars as they focused on the importance of reading. This was the second year Habans hosted a book fair, which was put together by PRIDE, the Habans Parent Organization. Through Scholastic Books, students enjoyed access to a wide range of titles covering all reading…
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Staff Spotlight: Shanda Gentry

Shanda Gentry is the PreK-4 Director of Curriculum and Instruction (DCI) at Paul Habans Charter School. A graduate of the University of New Orleans, Gentry has been with Habans since it joined the Crescent City Schools network in 2013. Gentry always knew she wanted to be an educator, even as a young child she looked…
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Staff Spotlight: Sara Fleming

Sara Fleming teaches music at Paul Habans Charter School and serves as the Enrichment team lead. A graduate of Loyola University, Fleming holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education. Prior to joining the founding team at Habans, Fleming served as a Peace Corps member teaching English in the Ukraine.
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Habans Celebrates Black History Month

Habans Celebrates Black History Month

Paul Habans Charter School held two schoolwide Black History Month Celebrations themed “Remembering the Past…Shaping the Future” at Berean Bible Church on Thurday, March 5. Scholars from grades Pre-K through 7 participated in the event, recognizing the historic contributions of black civil rights leaders, writers, artists, and musicians to American culture. The event was planned…
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