• "Fort Polk is vital to the area. We hope to unite

    the installation and the surrounding communities

    to care for its soldiers and their families. It's our

    responsibility."

    -Michael Reese, Fort Polk Progress President

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  • Photo Galleries


  • VPSB recognizes 'A' performing schools in Vernon Parish

    Vernon Parish School Board Superintendent James Williams and VPSB members present "A" performing Vernon Parish schools with banners for academic excellence. 

    Photos by Rick Smith, VPSB

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  • Vietnam veterans "welcomed home"at Fort Polk

    The Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk hosted a special "welcome home" ceremony for Vietnam veterans during a Veterans Day celebration Nov. 8 at Polk Airfield 

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  • Vernon Parish schools host Veterans Day programs

    Students at Vernon Parish schools participated in Veterans Day programs in November to honor veterans for their service to the country. 

    Photos by Rick Smith, VPSB

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  • Parkway Elementary Family Fall Festival

    Parkway Elementary School hosted a Family Fall Festival in Nov. 1 to promote a love of reading to students and their families.

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  • Camp Discovery 2019

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         Pickering Elementary School held its Camp Discovery the first week of June.  There were 91 students from Vernon Parish in grades 1-8 who completed different Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) educational activities.  Vernon Parish partnered with Bricks, Bots, and Beakers for a unique twist on this year's camp.  Students in grades 1-4 also enjoyed one of the other themes --SuperHero STEAM-- while students in grades 5-8 centered their focus around Epic Engineering Disasters.

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