August 29, 2017 -- All ReNEW schools will be open Wednesday, August 30.
ReNEW Schools leaders made this decision based on recommendations from city and Recovery School District officials, as well as updated information from the National Weather Service. In the event of a significant change in the weather forecast, ReNEW will immediately notify parents and guardians regarding any adjustments to our Wednesday schedule.
August 15, 2017 -- ReNEW Schaumburg Elementary School, in partnership with NORDC and the American Red Cross, will pilot a swim program at Joe W. Brown Park during the 2017-18 school year. The goal is to raise awareness and begin pushing all students in New Orleans public schools to learn water safety and skills.
August 10, 2017 -- All ReNEW schools will be closed Thursday, August 10 and Friday, August 11.
Due to the issues with the city’s pumps and the potential for more severe weather, we made this decision in consultation with the Recovery School District out of an abundance of caution. Our students’ safety is a top priority.
July 19, 2017-- Due to delays in construction at the ReNEW SciTech Academy (STA) campus, the first day of the 2017-2018 school year is now set for Monday, August 7. Classes at all other PK-8 campuses in the ReNEW Schools network will begin as scheduled on Tuesday, August 1.
May 9, 2017 -- Ciera Paul, a teacher at ReNEW Cultural Arts Academy, was one of eight New Orleans teachers selected to receive a 2017 'New Orleans Excellence in Teaching Award.' New Schools for New Orleans (NSNO) accepted 90 nominations from schools across the city for educators who go above and beyond with their work in the classroom.
May 4, 2017 -- New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival headliners Dave Matthews and Troy ‘Trombone Shorty’ Andrews put on a special impromptu performance at ReNEW McDonogh #28 City Park Academy (MCPA) Thursday.