NORTHLAKE ACADEMY OF MUSIC has been praised for the innovative education it provides to its students. Founder and owner Leslie Domingues has always been passionate about working with children and creating new programs for music development. The seeds of Northlake Academy of Music were planted by the preschool music program, Tots-N-Tunes, created in 1998. The …


Spirit Professionals: Winning by Building Character and Skills

SPIRIT CAN MEAN one thing in the arena of cheerleading and another in the development of a young person, but at Spirit Professionals, home of the Spirit Xplosion All Star Cheerleaders, the two are definitely intertwined. Their focus is to build champions in the sport of competitive cheerleading and in life by fostering the values …

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A Young Chef with a Bright Future

Oysters Rockin’ Ella WHAT DO THE Food Network, Emeril Lagasse, John Folse and Mandeville have in common? Ella Petitto. The high school sophomore has been busy since her 2016 win on national competitive cooking show Chopped Jr. and shared some of the highlights with us. Like most 15 year olds, school is first and foremost. …

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Kids being Kids

With the official start of the Carnival season, it’s time to dust off the ever-popular Mardi Gras ladders and get them ready for action. These ingenious creations do more than keep the kiddos away from the fray. In true South Louisiana fashion, they’ve become another thing for us to decorate, bedazzle and showcase our passion …

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