AWARDED FIRST PLACE - On March 26, 2014 Mrs. Allyson Romero’s Physics class participated in the University of Lousiana at Lafayette’s Engineering and Technology Expo. Students competed in various engineering competitions such as the Balsa Wood Bridge construction and Mystery Design Competition. Rayne High School placed first in the Mystery Design Competion with team members Zach Toten, Kameron Falcon, and Skyler Choplin. Students also construced a Balsa Wood Bridge that sucessfully held 400 pounds of weight before breaking. Participants were, seated from left, Kalie Mueck, Allyson Romero (teacher), Katelyn LeDoux; standing front row, Aaron Curtrer, David Austin Guidry, Andrew Granger, Kameron Falcon, Casey Breaux, Skyler Choplin; standing second row, Mathew McIntyre, Peyton Larry and Anthony Lentini. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)
DR. SUESS DAY CELEBRATED - Teachers and students at Branch Elementary School celebrated Dr. Suess Day 2014 on Monday, March 3, as noted by the following students and teachers: front row, from left, Aubry Crochet, Joseph Meche, Leigha Crochet, Claire Prejean, Drake and Drew Bertrand, Madelyn Laskoski, and Abby Cormier; back row, Ginger Cormier, Karen Prejean, Angela Vautrot and Michelle Micheal.
RHS BAND TAKES HOME SWEEPSTAKES - The Rayne High School Band participated in the S.L.B.D.A. District Large Ensemble Festival on Wednesday, March 12, at Angelle Hall on ULL’s campus. Displaying the Sweepstakes trophy the squad won in District 3 scoring (all ones in all categories) are, from left, Allison Dupuis, Meghan Matlock, John Anzalone and Aaron Cutrer. Band members are now preparing for the State Festival slated April 28-May 1 at the Lake Charles Civic Center.