Katrina +10 Remembrance ::..
Community, resilience, pride, progress and optimism are what have fueled the rebirth and growth of the St. Tammany Parish Public Schools devastated on August 29, 2005 by a hurricane that would forever change the lives of many students and employees alike.
Marking the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the School System held a Remembrance event at Salmen High on Friday.
View a photos and videos from the event.
District representatives, elected officials and community members came together to remember what happened 10 years ago, but more importantly to look at how far we have all come in those 10 years.
“Our theme this year is Be Inspired! Every Child, Every Day, and in the ...
Snapshot into the Classroom: Magnolia Trace 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 Mrs. Brown and Mrs. Fontenot’s third grade classes at Magnolia Trace Elementary. Students were using paint and colored clay to create maps of Louisiana. The maps included three regions along with bodies of water and a map key.
Student Spotlight: Joshua Hou, Broadcom MASTERS Semi-Finalist ::..
Student Spotlight is a feature that highlights outstanding students in the St. Tammany Parish Public School System.
Name: Joshua Hou
School: Boyet Jr. High
Joshua was recently named a semi-finalist in the prestigious national Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering Rising Stars) Competition.
Who is your most inspiring teacher and why?
Well, this is a tough one. I have to say first and foremost, all of my teachers so far have been AMAZING. I want to largely thank my teachers past and present for my success and smarts. I have to say some of the best were Mrs. Walters, Mrs. Harrington, Mrs. Bridges, Mrs. McGraw, and so many more. They are AWESOME!!!
Ten STPPS Teachers Awarded Classroom Grants ::..
Ten St. Tammany Parish Public School teachers from 6 schools were overjoyed to receive Deborah Rochelle classroom grants from the Kelly Gene Cook Foundation on Wednesday totaling over $31,700.
For nearly 15 years the Kelly Gene Cook Foundation has partnered with the School System to help provide financial assistance to teachers. The grants help provide resources to teachers to enhance learning and inspire students in the classroom through educational projects and technology resources.
Teachers awarded grants this year include Kimberly Fauntleroy from Abita Springs Elementary, Keri McAllister and Suzanne Pichon from Bonne Ecole Elementary, Janel Ortiz from Magnolia Trace Elementary, Daryl Henkhaus and Kim Pechon from Lake Harbor Middle, Katherine Agena from Pitcher Jr. High, and Tracy Hoffman, Karen ...
PTA District Summer Leadership Academy ::..
It was a day of learning and inspiration for PTA members from across St. Tammany Parish Public Schools on Saturday at the District Summer Leadership Academy held at Lakeshore High.
Superintendent W. L. “Trey” Folse, III kicked off the day with an overview of the School System and announcement of the theme for the school year, Be Inspired! Every Child, Every Day.
“For Every Child, Every Day to be inspired it takes the collective effort of not just our faculty and staff, but our parents and community as well. The involvement of the PTA in our schools is so vitally important for the success of our students,” said Superintendent Folse.
The day included five sessions covering a ...