STPPS Recent Grads Awarded Capital One "Investing for Good" Scholarships ::..
Two outstanding Class of 2016 STPPS graduates, Kristi Lacour from Slidell High and Rebekah Arriaza from Pearl River High, were awarded $5,000 Capital One “Investing for Good” Scholarships.
Sr. District Manager for Capital One Raymond Hall, Sr. presented the scholarships at a Board Meeting.
The scholarships are designed to aid and honor top talented seniors and are awarded to those who exemplify excellence through school work as well as a commitment to the local community.
Kristi ranked number one in her class with a GPA of 4.5517. She served as class president, varsity cheerleader, team swimmer and student council representative. She was a member of the Foreign Language Club, National Honor ...
FHS Teacher Wins Monteleone Technology Award ::..
The 2015-2016 Monteleone Technology Award was presented to Fontainebleau High teacher Neha Mathur who will use heart rate and EKG sensors in her classroom to teach students about heart health and how different body systems work with one another.
The grant award of $1000 will go toward the purchase of these sensors which will be used in experiments to measure and observe how the human body reacts in different situations. Experiments will include measuring how heart rate changes in response to different environmental conditions as well as measuring how the nervous system responds to the same conditions.
Students will learn to read the wave form created by the heart, potential electric wave ...
National Merit Finalists and National Merit Scholarship Winners Recognized ::..
The outstanding graduates of the STPPS class of 2016 added to their list of impressive accomplishments as School Board Members recognized the district’s National Merit Finalists and National Merit Scholarship Winners at the May School Board Meeting.
This year our high schools had 13 finalists. Four of those finalists were chosen as National Merit Scholars. These students join an elite group of top performing high school seniors in the country.
Matthew Myrtue from Fontainebleau High and Dana Park, Benjamin Rowley and Katherine Simmers from Northshore High were named winners of $2,500 National Merit Scholarships. Katherine Simmers was also recognized for being named a Presidential Scholar Semi-Finalist.
National Merit Finalists included Mason Calico, Maria Lew and Alexandra Barron ...
Summer Vacation Begins for Students ::..
The 2015-2016 School Year has come to a close for students with the last day on Friday, May 20th. The next school Session begins on Monday, August 8th.
School Board Offices will be open throughout the summer from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Fridays.
Superintendent's Award Winner and Finalist Recognized ::..
The Superintendent's Award for Outstanding Character and Citizenship was presented to Mandy Donegan, a teacher at Pontchartrain Elementary who exemplifies the award on a daily basis inside and outside the classroom.
Nicknamed “The Encourager” by her peers, she is known for being there for students and staff throughout the school.
Her impact on others extends into the community through the non-profit she founded to help empower, equip and educate children.
Finalist for the award was St. Tammany Jr. High student Karisa Greenlee. Karisa is known for her friendly personality, initiative and kindness.
At the May School Board meeting, Superintendent Folse honored the recipients and presented them each with a ...