We appreciate your interest in all the great things happening at MAX. Caring parents and a supportive community play an important role in educating our children. This site was designed to provide you with important and up-to-date information about MAX. Education changes lives, and the better informed you are, the more power you’ll have to influence and inspire our youth.
We’ve included helpful information that you may need throughout the school year. View our calendar to see upcoming events, schedules, and important dates at MAX. Read about our namesake Maxine Giardina. View messages from our Chairman Jake Giardina and our Director Ms. Linda Musson, Teach to Teach, L.C.C.
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News and Reminders
MAX Charter School will host a CAJUN CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at the Chackbay Fairgrounds from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. The family-friendly event will feature a Cajun Cook-Off, live music by Tet Dur’, pictures with Santa, a silent auction, a dance contest, crafts, games and prizes, food, drinks, bounce houses, and more. For more information, please contact MAX PTA President Wendie Darcey at 985-665-9557. If you would like to participate in the cook-off please download this link: cook-off-entry-form
The Maxine Giardina Charter School Board of Directors will hold its next monthly meeting on Thursday, December 7, 2017, at 9:00 A.M. at the MAX Charter School at Nicholls State University. Meetings are usually scheduled for the first Thursday of each month. The November meeting will be held on January 4, 2018.
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Reporting Child Abuse or Neglect
The Louisiana Children’s Code, established in 1992, provides definitions of abuse and neglect and contains laws pertaining to child abuse and neglect reports and investigations. The purpose of the Children’s Code is to protect children whose physical or mental health and welfare are substantially at risk of harm by physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment or neglect and may be further threatened by the conduct of those responsible for their care and protection.
To report child abuse or child neglect please call the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services 1-855-4LA-KIDS (1-855-452-5437).
For weather-related and emergency school closing information please check the Emergency Information section.