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Peter Mayer kicks off its 50th year celebrations at soiree

October 11, 2017 by

NOLA.comPeter A. Mayer was born in 1929 in Germany, and at six, escaped Nazi Germany with his family to come to the U.S., eventually landing in New Orleans. After high school (Alcee Fortier) and college (University of Missouri), and brief stints at the New ...

Killed in Vietnam, classmate remembered with ceremony at high school

June 19, 2017 by The Advocate

The AdvocateSome of those men were among about 50 who gathered on a corner of what was once Alcee Fortier High School in New Orleans on a recent Saturday afternoon. Fortier is now named Lusher Charter School, and a tall iron fence surrounds the building.

16 closed New Orleans high schools: Vintage photos from The Times-Picayune

April 4, 2017 by

NOLA.comHere, Damion Alcord, 19, a student at Alcee Fortier High School, worked as a lab assistant at the LSU Eye Center in the Corneal neurobiology lab in 1993. Damion was one of 60 teens in the New Orleans work orientation initiative, administered by Junior ...

National labor board rules that Lusher and International High School can be unionized

February 4, 2017 by The Advocate

The AdvocateBut staff members at a handful of schools have begun to organize and demand collective bargaining in the past few years. At International High School of New Orleans and Lusher Charter School, that has led to clashes between employees and management.

Lusher Charter, embroiled in school funding lawsuit, faces questions about its services for gifted students

September 13, 2016 by The Advocate

The AdvocateBut a group of current and former Lusher employees and parents claims the Uptown New Orleans school has been pocketing the money for years without providing the types of services that gifted students are supposed to receive. The critics also claim ...

Lusher's 'Joan of Arc' Kathy Riedlinger often a focus of controversy over admissions, discrimination claims

May 30, 2016 by The Advocate

The AdvocateAdvocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--Chelsea Clinton speaks and answers questions from Lusher Charter School students while promoting her book "It's Your World" about children who have made a difference in the world at Lusher in New Orleans, ...

Will union's unexpected defeat at Lusher School prove to be an exception or the rule? Time will tell

May 21, 2016 by The Advocate

The AdvocateAdvocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--Lusher Charter School's Alcee Fortier Campus is seen in New Orleans, La. Thursday ... At present, two charters have unions affiliated with UTNO: Morris Jeff Community School and Benjamin Franklin High School.

Union election is a go at Lusher Charter School, national labor board official rules

May 10, 2016 by The Advocate

The AdvocateThe Lusher decision has big implications as well for the International High School of New Orleans, another school where teachers seeking a union have requested an NLRB-managed election and the administration planned to challenge that board's ...

Why Lusher Charter School board staying neutral on union issue

April 28, 2016 by The Advocate

The AdvocateBut the union recently has experienced a small revival in the form of site-based unions at two charter schools, Benjamin Franklin High School and Morris Jeff Community School. Teachers at the International High School of New Orleans also have asked ...

Orleans area prep landscape still showing the effects of Hurricane Katrina 10 years later

August 24, 2015 by

NOLA.comTwo days later, Hurricane Katrina devastated the high school, St. Bernard Parish and much of the Greater New Orleans area. Chalmette and many other schools managed to weather the storm and its difficult and at times frustrating and painful aftermath, ...

What do you know about the time capsule in the main public library in New Orleans?

July 27, 2015 by

bestofneworleans.comThe project was the work of the Alcee Fortier High School Key Club. The group's president, student Robert E. Hill Jr., was among the speakers at the ceremony. Also present were Mayor deLesseps "Chep" Morrison, City Councilman (and future mayor) Vic ...

Roswell Weil, 99, was an investment broker who served on many boards

March 16, 2015 by

NOLA.comHe graduated from Alcee Fortier High School and Tulane University and served in the Army in Europe during World War II. He was discharged as a major. Mr. Weil helped found Goodwill Industries in New Orleans and was a former president of its board.

August Perez III, an architect whose projects included the world's fair and Harrah's Casino, dies at 81

December 8, 2014 by

NOLA.comA graduate of Alcee Fortier High School who earned an architecture degree at Tulane University, Mr. Perez was on the board of the Louisiana Association of Architects. Survivors include his wife, Cheryl Littleton Perez; a son, August Perez IV; five ...

Before Canton, Aeneas Williams was pride of Fortier High

August 2, 2014 by

STLtoday.comOne of my first jobs at The Times-Picayune in New Orleans was covering high schools, and visiting Alcee Fortier High School was one of the perks. It was close to where I lived. The coaches told great stories about the Tarpons teams. And it had these ...

Aeneas Williams showed early promise at Fortier High School

July 30, 2014 by The Advocate

The AdvocateHowever, as Williams gets ready to be enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday in Canton, Ohio, he looks back with vivid special memories of the Alcee Fortier High School team in New Orleans on which he played, the 1985 season in ...

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