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Webster Parish School Board

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Webster Parish School Board is a school district headquartered in Minden in northwestern Louisiana, United States. The district operates public schools in Webster Parish.

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Map of Webster Parish School Board, LA, USA

The district is governed by an elected and compensated school board. New superintendent Daniel Rawls begins duties on January 7, 2014.

Primary schools

PK-6

  • Central Elementary School (Unincorporated area/near Heflin)
  • 5-6

  • Brown Upper Elementary School (Springhill)
  • PK and 6

  • Philips Middle School (Minden)
  • K-5

  • Harper Elementary School (Minden)
  • Jones Elementary School (Minden)
  • E.S. Richardson Elementary School (Minden), grades 4 and 5
  • William G. Stewart Elementary School (Minden), closed and razed in 2011
  • Union Elementary School (Doyline), closed 2011
  • Secondary schools

    6-8

  • North Webster Jr. High School (Sarepta)
  • 7-8

  • Webster Junior High School (Minden)
  • 6-12

  • Doyline High School (Doyline)
  • 7-12

  • Lakeside Junior-Senior High School (Unincorporated area/south of Sibley)
  • 9-12

  • Minden High School (Minden)
  • North Webster High School (Springhill)
  • Alternative

  • Hope Youth Ranch (Evergreen Community), closed
  • Webster Parish Achievement Center (Minden)
  • Notable employees

    The three most recent state representatives from Webster Parish, Everett Doerge (1992-1998), Jean Doerge (1998-2012), and Gene Reynolds (since 2012), were all formerly employed by the Webster Parish School Board.

    Former school board president and current District 8 member Ronnie Broughton ran for representative against both Jean Doerge and Reynolds. He has left the Republican Party and is the state chairman of the Constitution Party,

    At least two other previous state representatives, J. J. Carter and Parey Branton, were former members of the Webster Parish School Board; Branton, a board president.

    Dorothy Garrett Smith, a WPSB member from 1971 to 1987, was from 1989 until her death in 1990 the first woman president of the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.

    Former superintendent E. S. Richardson was from 1936 to 1941 the president of Louisiana Tech University in Ruston.

    Former board president William G. Stewart was the namesake of the former William G. Stewart Elementary School, which operated in Minden from 1949 to 2011.

    References

    Webster Parish School Board Wikipedia


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