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Student arrested after posing with gun on school grounds for Instagram photo  WAFB

Police arrested a Mckinley High School student accused of having a .9mm handgun on the school's grounds.



McKinley High student shot and injured near Baton Rouge campus; school placed on lockdown  The Advocate

A McKinley High School student was shot and injured while walking near the campus around dismissal time Tuesday afternoon, just hours after a fight broke out ...



Custodian arrested after fight with high school bullies at McKinley High Friday  WBRZ

BATON ROUGE – A school custodian was arrested after an altercation with high school bullies at McKinley High School Friday morning. Authorities said several ...



Deputies: McKinley High employee stole nearly $5,000 in school money  WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Investigators say a high school employee spent nearly $5,000 of a school's money on uniforms that were not for the school, an audit revealed ...



McKinley High School student injured in shooting near campus  www.brproud.com

Update: The EBR Parish School System released the following statement:



McKinley High hires new head football coach  WAFB

McKinley High has hired veteran coach Richard Oliver to lead the Panther football team moving forward.



LHSAA hits McKinley with massive fine and postseason ban; Robert Signater interim football coach/AD  The Advocate

The LHSAA hit McKinley High School with an unprecedented and massive all-sports penalty ruling Wednesday, including nearly $42000 in fines and a two-year ...



All McKinley High coaches suspended after major LHSAA sanctions; school scrambles to fill jobs  The Advocate

Esrom Pitre hit the ground running on his fifth day as principal at Class 5A McKinley High School. Pitre and jack-of-many trades Robert Signater began their ...



New principal at McKinley High tries to ease parents' concerns after LHSAA audit  WBXH

Monday night, McKinley High School's new principal called a meeting to try to ease some of the concerns of parents and students.



20 years later, staff and alumni reflect on historic fire at McKinley High  WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Twenty years ago, a fire caught the eyes of everyone in Baton Rouge.



Apologies issued to former McKinley band member hospitalized after push-up punishment  The Advocate

A former McKinley High School assistant band director who ordered several students to perform push-ups for showing up late to a 2014 marching band practice ...



Edward Pratt: Instead of punishing the McKinley High School vandals, we should educate them on its history  The Advocate

Sometimes our young people don't understand that profanity and paint can be an evil mixture. The wicked combination, depending on where and how it is used, ...



Couple donates $62k to McKinley High athletics department  WAFB

The administration, faculty, staff, and students at McKinley High School are thanking a very generous couple after they donated tens of thousands of dollars to ...



Ex-McKinley band member awarded $185,000 in push-up punishment case, jury decides  The Advocate

A former McKinley High School student who spent five days in the hospital in 2014 after he was ordered to do 200 push-ups for being tardy to marching band ...



McKinley High School announces Royal Court | Mid City  The Advocate

Malik Anderson and Shekinah Escort were crowned as Mr. & Miss McKinley High School during the homecoming parade Sept. 30.



McKinley seeks something positive in Thursday appeal to the LHSAA  The Advocate

McKinley High School Principal Esrom Pitre has a wish list going into his school's appeal of record-setting sanctions levied by the LHSAA over the summer.



McKinley hires veteran coach Richard Oliver as its head football coach  The Advocate

Veteran coach Richard Oliver is now a head football coach in a new place.



Louisiana's McKinley High handed unprecedented two-year all-sports playoff ban, massive fine  USA TODAY High School Sports

A Louisiana high school has been handed an unprecedented two-year all-sports postseason ban and a fine of more than $40,000 by the Louisiana High School ...



Ex-McKinley band member testifies 200 push-up punishment caused major medical scare  The Advocate

A former McKinley High School student who spent five days in the hospital in 2014 after he was ordered to perform 200 push-ups for being late to marching band ...



McKinley High officials to discuss LHSAA sanctions  WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - McKinley High School officials are set to meet with parents Monday night to address concerns about the recent LHSAA sanctions.



McKinley gets relief for major sanctions, questions remain for ex-coaches, some athetes  The Advocate

Editor's note: After this story was published it was updated to include a correction/clairfication stating that students who transferred from McKinley would have to ...



McKinley High supporters push for new school as good as Lee and Baton Rouge high schools  The Advocate

As they have at previous community forums, East Baton Rouge Parish school officials finished their presentation Tuesday night on proposed long-term ...



McKinley High School vandalized overnight  WBRZ

BATON ROUGE- Profanity spray-painted on McKinley High School buildings has led to a school and law enforcement investigation.



Supporters of McKinley High plan to press case for new school at Tuesday forum  The Advocate

McKinley High School will play host Tuesday to the last of 10 community forums as the East Baton Rouge Parish school system races to nail down a list of up.



LHSAA issues bans against McKinley High; school to be fined more than $40k  WBXH

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association has issued bans against McKinley High School, citing "required paperwork and its adherence therein in disarray ...



McKinley makes major changes to appeal sanctions  WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - On the last day of two-a-day practices for the summer, McKinley High School seniors like Gavin Bonilla are getting ready for his last season of ...



East Baton Rouge schools: McKinley athletic programs on probation for 2 years; no suspensions for coaches  The Advocate

While the LHSAA has not publicly released a ruling, the East Baton Rouge Parish school system released a statement regarding rumored sanctions given to ...



McKinley coach Robert Signater seeks best effort in season finale  The Advocate

One more time with feeling? McKinley High School interim football coach Robert Signater is hoping for that very thing Thursday night. The Panthers (2-7, 1-3) ...



LHSAA ruling: McKinley cited for lack of administrative control  The Advocate

The LHSAA released its penalty ruling against McKinley High School on Tuesday afternoon, citing a lack of administrative control as the reason for its sanctions.



Vandals spray-paint graffiti on McKinley High outside walls  WBXH

Cleanup is underway at a Baton Rouge high school after vandals spray-painted graffiti on the exterior walls. The East Baton Rouge Parish School System ...



'We just want to pray': McKinley High alumni, locals call for end to violence after 4 killings over weekend  The Advocate

McKinley High School alumni and are residents joined hands, sang and prayed Sunday afternoon as they walked the south Baton Rouge neighborhood, ...



EBRSS releases new renderings of future design for McKinley High  WAFB.com

The East Baton Rouge Parish School System presented a proposed future design for the McKinley High School campus. The renderings are provided by ...



McKinley High School continues fight for more resources  WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Tuesday night, students, teachers parents, faculty and staff of McKinley High will come together to discuss their desperate need for ...



McKinley High School quarterback fatally shot, coroner confirms  The Advocate

A McKinley High School senior on the verge of graduating who had quarterbacked the school's football team died of a gunshot wound Saturday, according to ...



Photos: Governor's 'Blue Ribbon Commission on School Safety' provides update  The Advocate

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, school and public safety officials gathered at Baton Rouge's McKinley High School, to give an update on his the Blue Ribbon ...



Students, teachers ask Baton Rouge school board candidates about pay, teacher vacancies and school conditions  The Advocate

Before McKinley High student Digby Stridiron Jr. asked candidates for East Baton Rouge Parish School Board what they would do about teacher shortages, ...



Former East Baton Rouge School Board member Darryl Robertson dead at 54  The Advocate

Former East Baton Rouge Parish School Board member Darryl L. Robertson died of a heart attack Friday night at his Baton Rouge home, friends say.



President Obama to speak at McKinley High on Thursday; limited number of tickets available to public  The Advocate

President Barack Obama will speak at McKinley Senior High School when he makes his first trip to Baton Rouge as president on Thursday, the White House ...



Watch as McKinley students release balloons to remember slain student, quarterback Bryant Lee  The Advocate

Bryant Lee Sr. had always dreamed big for his son, and his son — Lee's namesake — had always exceeded the family's expectations. BJ, short for Bryant Junior ...



Southern Ag Center helps McKinley High students finish fresh vegetable garden  WAFB.com

The Southern University Ag Center helped McKinley High School students on Monday to finish work on a permanent vegetable garden.



McKinley High School to test 'blue box' security system  WAFB.com

A public school in East Baton Rouge Parish will be the first in the area to have new technology on its campus aimed at helping police zero in on suspected ...



Lambda Alpha Foundation presents scholarship to McKinley High graduate  The Advocate

Recent McKinley High School graduate Jamia Schofield received a $500 scholarship from the Lambda Alpha Foundation during the school's annual senior ...



Photos: EBR Basketball Tournament Wednesday | Photos  The Advocate

Photos from Broadmoor's 80-65 win over Baker and McKinley's 51-41 win over Belaire from the EBR Basketball Tournament, Wednesday, December 27, 2017, ...



McKinley High School announces Royal Court for homecoming week  The Advocate

McKinley High School recently announced its 2017-18 Royal Court, led by Miss McKinley Layla Lanehart and Mr. McKinley Tyler Thomas.



McKinley's Tyrese Radford is under the radar, but maybe not for long  The Advocate

Perhaps in any other year, McKinley senior point guard Tyrese Radford would be looked at in a different light.



Humanities focused program at McKinley High in Baton Rouge shows promise  The Advocate

In education these days, science, math and technology dominate headlines and attract the bulk of the money from politicians and private donors, relegating the ...



Former Baton Rouge police chief pledges $35K security system to McKinley High School for free to combat crime  The Advocate

A former Baton Rouge police chief and his son are taking aim at crime by providing, free of charge, a $35000 security and emergency alert system to McKinley ...



Edward Pratt: Looking for ways to help troubled neighborhoods in Baton Rouge? Here are a few ideas...  The Advocate

I was just about to write my annual “There is too much violence in the low-income areas of south Louisiana” column when I happened to remember the lyrics of ...



Horne drops 28 as McKinley girls top East Ascension  The Advocate

The McKinley Lady Panthers broke open a tight game between two District 5-5A leaders with a fourth quarter surge to defeat East Ascension 55-37 at McKinley ...



Group repairing Memorial Stadium ahead of event commemorating Baton Rouge Bus Boycott  WBRZ

BATON ROUGE – A community group in Baton Rouge is fixing up a site that nearly 66 years ago was the meeting spot for those seeking change. One Blood BR ...



Family, friends grapple with killing of promising Baton Rouge teen Bryant Lee  The Advocate

In the last few months, Anthony Pierson and Bryant “BJ” Lee Jr. had a favorite topic of conversation: the future. The soon-to-be graduates of McKinley High ...



East Baton Rouge Superintendent Drake fills vacancies in top leadership positions  The Advocate

East Baton Rouge Parish Superintendent Warren Drake has filled key vacancies in his senior cabinet as well as replaced the outgoing McKinley High School ...



Broadmoor builds big lead then holds off Baker; McKinley outlasts Belaire  The Advocate

Broadmoor High School looked like it had hit a wall in the fourth quarter of its East Baton Rouge Parish tournament game against third-seeded Baker, but the ...



Supporters, opponents spread word ahead of Saturday's vote on 1-cent sales tax renewal for education  The Advocate

With just days to go before election day , supporters and opponents of propositions to renew a 1-cent sales tax for public education in East Baton Rouge Parish ...



Big plays help Scotlandville wrestle away a 25-17 win over McKinley  The Advocate

McKinley High School won the battle of possessions with long drives. Scotlandville ultimately won the game with big plays.



McKinley routs top-seeded Zachary to win EBR girls tournament  The Advocate

The McKinley High School girls basketball team is youthful, but is showing it can play at a high level.



Check out the Baton Rouge area high school basketball Top 5s  The Advocate

Class 5A/4A. 1. Scotlandville 18-5 and Walker 23-3: Impressive week for the Hornets included a win over an Texas team in Saturday's Howard Davis Hall of ...



17-year-old arrested Friday morning at McKinley High after gun found on campus  The Advocate

A 17-year-old student at McKinley High School was arrested Friday morning after a drugs and weapons search at the school uncovered a gun in the teen's ...



Collins trounces Lyles to retain District 4 seat on the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board  The Advocate

Dawn Collins was re-elected on Tuesday to a full term representing District 4 on the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board, defeating her lone challenger, ...



LHSAA's compliance work involves more than high-profile cases with consistency being the goal  The Advocate

Three high-profile rulings in July and August made causal observers take notice of the LHSAA, but there's more to the LHSAA's governance than major rulings.



Brother of ex-LSU football star, two other men set for trial next month in 2016 drive-by shooting  The Advocate

A Baton Rouge judge left in place Wednesday a Sept. 24 trial date for the brother of former LSU football star Derrius Guice and two others accused in a 2016.



McKinley High junior arrested, accused of bringing loaded gun to school, Sheriff’s Office reports  The Advocate

A McKinley High School junior was arrested Tuesday morning after bringing a loaded handgun to school, said East Baton Rouge Sheriff's spokeswoman Casey ...



Baton Rouge's javelin senior: At 90, Samuel Hughes still goes distance at LSU event  The Advocate

Lance Hughes got his love of sports from his dad. Not only did Samuel Hughes give him pointers, but he and his wife, Yvonne, never missed a game, from when.



Community column for Nov. 13  The Advocate

Olive Masonic Lodge 52 of Clinton honored high school students Jasmine Archuleta and Russell Hausey with Honesty and Integrity Awards on Oct. 23.



Teen accused of breaking into cars outside McKinley High, stealing copy of student's speech signed by President Obama  The Advocate

A 17-year-old was arrested Saturday, accused of breaking into cars outside of McKinley High School during a basketball game Friday night and stealing items ...



In school protests, Baton Rouge area students call for gun control: We're not 'clueless teenagers'  The Advocate

On a day when thousands of high school students across the country walked out of class or held rallies to remember those slain by a school shooter in Florida a.



McKinley High hires Central High defensive coordinator Ken Hilton as new head football coach  The Advocate

McKinley High School took a back-to-the-future route to hire its new football coach, selecting Central defensive coordinator Ken Hilton.



McKinley High principal holds meeting to discuss recent suspensions of Head Coach, Assistant Coach  WAFB.com

McKinley High School principal Herman Brister held a meeting today with members of the school's basketball team, parents and alumni about the recent ...



Photos: East Baton Rouge Tournament Tuesday | Photos  The Advocate

Belaire's Jerrel Bowman (5) and DJ Boyd (4) defend against Lee High's Josh Wilson (25) in the Bob Pettit/Coca-Cola East Baton Rouge Parish, Tuesday, ...



Students shot at, attacked near McKinley High  WBXH

Two students were shot at near McKinley High School Friday afternoon.



East Ascension, McKinley, Zachary seeking history at LHSAA tourney  The Advocate

ALEXANDRIA — Three teams, each with a chance to make history for their respective schools, take their turn at the Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Girls basketball ...



Researchers: Battling blight in Baton Rouge can play a key role in fighting crime  The Advocate

Mary Thomas used to admire the freshly painted houses overlooking green grass and trimmed hedges in her Fairfields neighborhood. She loved watching the ...



Teachers union says industrial tax exemptions costing too much for East Baton Rouge schools  The Advocate

Telling stories of busted printers, teachers paying for fields trips out of pocket, and parents fundraising all the time for their schools, a Louisiana teachers union ...



Karnival Krewe de Louisiane party at 32nd annual ball  The Advocate

King Matt Saurage and Queen Wendy Haspel Lipsey reigned over the 32nd annual Karnival Krewe de Louisiane Ball on Friday, Feb. 15, at the Raising Cane's ...



Brother of ex-LSU football star sentenced to two years in prison in 2016 shooting  The Advocate

The brother of former LSU running back Derrius Guice has been sentenced to two years in prison after pleading guilty to a weapons charge in a 2016 drive-by ...



Krystal Huggins Flowers, Valencia Wilson implore McKinley, Lee High to make the most of LHSAA tourney berths  The Advocate

Valencia Wilson had a simple message for her team before the fourth quarter.



Baton Rouge Delta Development to introduce debs at presentation tea  The Advocate

The Baton Rouge Delta Development Corporation will present 12 debutantes at its 53rd annual Debutante Cotillion on Aug. 6 at the Baton Rouge Marriott.



New initiative in Baton Rouge seeks to reduce gun violence by connecting past offenders with at-risk youth  The Advocate

Aaron "Red Bird" Brent was released from Angola on June 8 after 42 years behind bars, starting when he was 19.



Presenting the 2017-18 All-Metro girls basketball team  The Advocate

OUTSTANDING PLAYER. Alexius Horne • McKinley • 5-9 • Jr. Whether she drove to the basket, dished off the ball or shot long-range jumpers, Horne found ways ...



'Believe in Redemption': A 17-year-old murderer's 2nd chance, and the team helping him succeed  The Advocate

Less than 36 hours after his release from prison, Steve Perkins sat in front of a class of law students, giving them advice.



McKinley High School art students' painted coconuts become a part of Mardi Gras history  The Advocate

Three hundred coconuts, and Layla Lamehart is hoping to nab one. But the 11th-grader will have to be really lucky to get one of the coconuts she and other ...



Edward Pratt: Bryant Lee's tragic murder highlights violent issue as body count climbs  The Advocate

Anyone who knows much about me is keenly aware of how much I love my alma mater, McKinley High School. I owe so much to the teachers, administrators and ...



Want to help your local schools with funding? Louisiana specialty license plates could help  The Advocate

At a time when state money is scarce, legislators are looking around for alternatives to help the organizations back home come up with funding.



Boys basketball playoffs: Hot Baker coming into its own at right time  The Advocate

Not only did the Baker boys basketball team return to the Class 3A state playoffs a year ago after a five-year absence, the Buffaloes advanced to the quarterfinals ...



Baton Rouge's newest parade, Mid-City Gras, debuts  WAFB.com

It's safe to say that the capital city's newest Mardi Gras parade in Mid-city did not disappoint.



See how 6 East Baton Rouge school board races turned out Tuesday night  The Advocate

Tuesday was a busy night for school board races in East Baton Rouge Parish. Below are recaps from each race.



Changes continue at McKinley as principal replaces volleyball, girls basketball coaches  The Advocate

Extreme makeover, the McKinley High School coaching edition, continued Tuesday. McKinley Principal Herman Brister announced two more key staff changes ...



Karnival Krewe de Louisiane  The Advocate

King Matt Saurage and Queen Wendy Haspel Lipsey reigned over the 32nd annual Karnival Krewe de Louisiane Ball on Friday, Feb. 15, at the Raising Cane's ...



South Baton Rouge Christmas Parade and toy giveaway slated for Saturday  The Advocate

The South Baton Rouge Christmas Parade rolls from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, starting and ending at McKinley High School. This year's theme is “A Christmas ...



3 students arrested on sex charges at McKinley High School in Baton Rouge  NOLA.com

Three McKinley High School students have been arrested for alleged sex crimes against a 14-year-old girl.Baton Rouge police spokesman Sgt. Donald Stone ...



Suspects in up-and-coming Baton Rouge rapper's November slaying not indicted, or cleared  The Advocate

A grand jury declined on Thursday to indict two Baton Rouge suspects in the November shooting death of up-and-coming rapper and McKinley High School ...



President Obama Remarks in Baton Rouge, Louisiana  C-SPAN

Two days after giving his final State of the Union address, President Obama delivers remarks in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on his agenda for 2016.



McKinley Middle Magnet students compete in Lions Club Peace Poster contest  The Advocate

A McKinley High School student's artwork is headed to compete in an international contest.



Suspect arrested in killing of up-and-coming Baton Rouge rapper in November  The Advocate

Baton Rouge police on Tuesday arrested the alleged teenage gunman in the killing of an 18-year-old McKinley High School student, an up-and-coming rapper ...



Rabalais: LSU should host Southern, Grambling if it plays other Louisiana schools too  The Advocate

The Halloween night in 1959, when Billy Cannon ran back his famous punt against Ole Miss in Tiger Stadium, Gerald Kimble swore you could hear the roars at ...



California teen hoping to put Baton Rouge history in the national spotlight  WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Thiana Aklikokou is the California winner of the National History Day contest, and although she lives on the west coast, her focus for her ...



Jackie Robinson’s centennial isn’t the only one we should be celebrating this year  The Washington Post

On the last day of January, much of the United States marked the centennial of the birth of Jackie Robinson, the man who integrated pro baseball as part of a ...



'Everyone deserves a break:' Chance for summer jobs draws hundreds to 'Youth Explosion' event in Baton Rouge  The Advocate

A teenager's first summer job usually doesn't bring a big paycheck.



New principals named to 18 schools in Baton Rouge  The Advocate

Almost a quarter of the schools in the East Baton Rouge Parish school system have new principals as they approach the start of the 2014-15 school year in ...



Superintendent announces new plans for safety, teacher pay in EBR Schools  WBRZ

Superintendent Warren Drake addressed school board members Tuesday afternoon, and people in the community during his monthly 'Lunch with the Super' ...



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