Principal Claire Guarisco celebrated with students and staff this morning when she announced Bayou Vista Elementary earned a School Performance Score of A with a score of 104.5. This year marks the first time the school has achieved an A, the highest rating awarded by the state Department of Education.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The St. Mary Parish school district maintained a B rating despite harder tests, which are part of the state’s long-term transition to higher expectations.

Morgan City High School hosted Berwick in its annual “Paint the Pink” game Tuesday. Berwick topped Morgan City 3-2 (25-16, 15-25, 25-14, 20-25, 15-12) in the five-set marathon. At the Paint the Pit Pink game, monies also were raised for local patients who are suffering from cancer. Both teams also had honorary servers for the game. In the left photo, Rose Koen, grandmother of Cate Koen, left, completes the honorary serve for Berwick prior to the varsity game. Rose Koen has been cancer free for 34 years, according to Berwick head coach Heather Blanchard. (The Daily Review/Photos by Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City Lady Tigers took the Berwick Lady Panthers to five games and tried to stage a late-game rally in the final set, but Berwick prevailed 3-2 (25-16, 15-25, 25-14, 20-25, 15-12). The District 6-III contest between the two schools also served as Morgan City’s annual “Paint the Pit Pink Game.”
The Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts announces its upcoming fall production written by Ed “Tiger” Verdin of Franklin. Set to open on Harvest Moon Fest weekend, “Undying Love” is the story of a young couple whose lives become intertwined with the attacks on America on Sept. 11, 2001.

Principal Claire Guarisco celebrated with students and staff this morning when she announced Bayou Vista Elementary earned a School Performance Score of A with a score of 104.5. This year marks the first time the school has achieved an A, the highest rating awarded by the state Department of Education.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Morgan City High School hosted Berwick in its annual “Paint the Pink” game Tuesday. Berwick topped Morgan City 3-2 (25-16, 15-25, 25-14, 20-25, 15-12) in the five-set marathon. At the Paint the Pit Pink game, monies also were raised for local patients who are suffering from cancer. Both teams also had honorary servers for the game. In the left photo, Rose Koen, grandmother of Cate Koen, left, completes the honorary serve for Berwick prior to the varsity game. Rose Koen has been cancer free for 34 years, according to Berwick head coach Heather Blanchard. (The Daily Review/Photos by Geoff Stoute)

Patterson school work

Demolition of the former office of Dr. Earl Eues on First Street in Patterson began with asbestos abatement recently by R&D Contractors in Jeanerette. The project now is in the demolition phase in anticipation of construction of the new Patterson Junior High School building, according to St. Mary Superintendent Donald Aguillard. Architect Jim Firmin continues to develop the plan for the new school, and a mechanical engineer has been contacted to look at options for cooling the existing building while the new building is under construction, Aguillard said. Meanwhile, a contractor broke ground this week on Hattie Watts Elementary’s new $1.9 million multi-purpose building. Both projects are supported by $21 million in bonds backed by a 15-mill property tax voters approved a year ago.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Demolition of the former office of Dr. Earl Eues on First Street in Patterson began with asbestos abatement recently by R&D Contractors in Jeanerette.

Vacation raffle

Tickets are on sale for the St. Mary Parish Foundation raffle of a trip for two to Rome and Florence, Italy, including airfare from Lafayette and hotel for seven nights or a Royal Caribbean cruise vacation in a VIP suite. To purchase one of the 200 tickets available at a cost of $100 each, contact Alice Pecoraro at 985-518-2575 or email alicepec@gmail.com. Here, volunteer Charlotte Wise sells a ticket to Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi.
(Submitted Photo)

Tickets are on sale for the St.

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Sports

The deluge started with a desperation third-down heave, a trickle that turned into a downpour and led to another abrupt turn in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ confounding season.

Lifestyle

Steve and Liz Ellison were presented a Patterson Garden Club Yard of the Month Award for October. The Ellisons’ yard has a display of azaleas, nandinas, hollies, camellias, begonias and Lily of the Nile.
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Steve and Liz Ellison were presented a Patterson Garden Club Yard of the Month Award for October.

Obituaries

Pierre G. “Perry” Jackson, 80, a resident of Berwick, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at his residence.

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