Schools Close for Mardi Gras Holiday ::..
All St. Tammany Parish Public Schools will be closed Monday, February 8th through Friday, February 12th for the Mardi Gras Holiday. Classes will resume Monday, February 15th. Support offices will be closed Monday, February 8th and Tuesday, February 9th.
STPPS Celebrates Mardi Gras ::..
STPPS has been celebrating the Carnival season with parades and other Mardi Gras related activities such as constructing floats, decorating king cakes and more.
View a photo page from some of the festivities.
Fundraiser for Royal Family KIDS Held ::..
STPPS students and employees helped make a difference for local foster children in St. Tammany by wearing jeans on Friday, February 5th with the donation of $1.00 or more to Royal Family KIDS.
This is the third districtwide charitable fundraiser the School System participated in this school year. Donations will help send local students in the foster system to summer camp.
Royal Family KIDS is the nation’s leading network of camps and mentor clubs for children of abuse, abandonment and neglect.
View a video about Royal Family KIDS Camp.
Lake Harbor Student Named State Doodle 4 Google Winner ::..
Lake Harbor Middle School fifth grader Ana Lyons was surprised by Google representatives during an assembly on Friday as she was announced as the Louisiana winner in the Doodle 4 Google contest!
See her doodle and vote for her artwork to be featured on Google for an entire day.
Voting will be open through February 22nd.
If she is named a finalist, she will receive a $5,000 scholarship and a trip to Google Headquarters in California to meet the Google Doodlers. If she is the national winner, she will receive a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 Google for Education grant for her school.
Snapshot into the Classroom: Lancaster Elementary ::..
St. Tammany Parish Public School students are engaged in learning every day in the classroom. We want to take you inside the classroom to see a snapshot of some of the inspiring and creative activities, labs and other projects that go on every day in classrooms across St. Tammany.
comes from Lancaster Elementary where third graders in Rochelle Pedersen's class were working with partners on an "Area Madness" activity where they had to find the area of different shapes at stations around the classroom.