For the fourth consecutive year, Vernon Parish educators will be on hand for Cafeteria Conversation.

This is part of the Education Initiative, which is a partnership between Fort

Polk, Fort Polk Progress and the Vernon Parish School District. The goal is to provide quality
education for military and civilian children.

Local community resources, and agencies representing after-school programs, sports,
scouting, music, dance, martial arts, health and nutrition, college and career paths and family programs will answer participants' questions.

Staff, including principals, will be on hand to provide specific information from the following
schools--

LA-4 and Headstart, North Polk Elementary, Parkway Elementary, East Leesville Elementary,
West Leesville Elementary, Vernon Middle School, Leesville Junior High School, Leesville
High School, Pickering Elementary, Pickering High School, Anacoco Elementary, Anacoco
High School, Hornbeck, Simpson, Rosepine Elementary, Rosepine High School, Pitkin High
School, Hicks High School, and Evans High School.

The event will take place 5 p.m. - 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 25, at Parkway Elementary School,
3585 University Parkway, Leesville/Fort Polk.

For more information about Cafeteria Conversation call (337) 531-1617.