In the News: Ninth Ward High School Students Publish Book about Life in NOLA

In the News: Ninth Ward High School Students Publish Book about Life in NOLA

NOLADefender.com
Posted Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 by Alexis Manrodt

On Tuesday (5.23), students of George Washington Carver High School came together at Cafe Istanbul in the Marigny to celebrate not the completion of final exams or impending summer vacation plans, but a nationwide literary endeavor that far beat any yearbook inscription. 

In the News: 'NCIS: New Orleans' stars, Dave Eggers, donors at youth writing center benefit

In the News: 'NCIS: New Orleans' stars, Dave Eggers, donors at youth writing center benefit

By Ann Maloney, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
on May 20, 2017 at 8:22 AM, updated May 20, 2017 at 4:08 PM

Imagine you're 10 years old and you open a book to see your name and your own writing in print. That's an experience that many of the 3,500 children who have passed through Big Class, a literacy and writing program, have had.