Superintendent's Award Winners ::..
The winner of the Superintendent's Award for Outstanding Character and Citizenship this year is the Buddy Bench Program submitted by Abita Elementary.
The finalist is Amanda Haley, a student from Covington High, who is raising awareness and money for Chiari malformation.
At the May School Board meeting, Superintendent Folse honored the recipients and presented them each with a check from Capitol One Bank to further their efforts.
“Our theme this school year is “Moving Forward: Children. Community. Commitment. These two awards sum up that theme. They are all about our Children, they involve our Community, and they include a Commitment to making the world a better place,” said Superintendent Folse.
The Buddy Bench Program has been ...
St. Tammany Schools Win Savannah's Challenge Contest ::..
St. Tammany Parish Public School students have gone above and beyond the challenge, sending out more thank you cards to local law enforcement officers than any other school district in the area during the Crimestoppers initiative “Savanah’s Challenge.”
Out of all the schools in the district, Little Oak Middle School sent out the most cards and was awarded a pizza party at the school on Thursday. The students wrote more than 1,000 cards to local law enforcement officers thanking them for their dedication and service to the community.
Before the pizza party on Thursday, students lined the driveway in front of the school with signs and colorful banners to thank and welcome local ...
25 St. Tammany Schools Meet HealthierUS School Challenge ::..
Healthy school meals and an emphasis on physical education make St. Tammany Parish Public Schools a leader in the nation in the area of school nutrition.
Twenty-five schools have met the HealthierUS School Challenge and received the prestigious USDA Gold Award of Distinction, a larger number than any other school district in the United States.
The School System continues efforts to support and improve the health of students and the community by featuring healthy items on menus and promoting the importance of physical education and activity.
Superintendent W. L. “Trey” Folse, III said, “We are extremely proud of our schools for earning this highest level of distinction from the USDA. It is through a lot ...
Summer Vacation Begins for Students Friday ::..
The 2014-2015 School Year ends for students with a half day on Friday, May 22nd.
The next school session begins on Friday, August 7th.
2015-2016 Teachers and Principals of the Year Announced ::..
Six educators received one of the district’s highest honors by being named 2015-2016 Teachers and Principals of the Year.
Named as District Teachers of the Year are Kelly Stomps, Woodlake Elementary, in the Elementary Division, Nicole Burkes, Boyet Jr. High, in the Middle/Jr. High Division, and Tracy Hoffman, Fontainebleau High, in the High School Division.
The Principals of the Year are Lelia Parker from Woodlake Elementary in the Elementary Division, Diane Combs from Pine View Middle in the Middle/Jr. High Division and Roslyn Hanson from Covington High in the High School Division.
“It is an honor to congratulate these six incredibly dedicated educators who devote so much time and energy to help their students succeed,” said Superintendent W. ...