Class of 2016 Graduations ::..
STPPS commencement ceremonies begin this week for the graduating class of 2016 with Mandeville High on Wednesday, May 4th and finishing on May 11th with Pearl River High.
This year for the first time we will be streaming the ceremonies live on YouTube
. Family members and friends around the world will be able to share in that special moment as our proud graduates walk across the stage.
To view live streaming video of the graduations, go to the district YouTube page
or click on YouTube from the School System mobile app a few minutes before the ceremony begins and click on the thumbnail that says the school name and “Live ...
Thank You Teachers ::..
Have you thanked a Teacher lately?
This week is National Teacher Appreciation Week and Tuesday, May 3rd is National Teacher Appreciation Day.
We thank our teachers and are inspired by their hard work and dedication in classrooms across the district every day.
View a photo page
of thank you messages from across the district and find out how teachers inspire others.
Please share how you have been inspired by teachers on Facebook, Twitter
and Instagram using #teachersinspire.
Students Headed to State Championship Track Meet ::..
18 STPPS athletes are headed to the Region 2 5A State Championship Track Meet.
The students qualified in 21 different events at the Region 2 5A Track Meet to move on to compete for state titles.
For Slidell High's Lauren West, it was a push to the finish. After taking second place in the Girls Long jump with a jump of seventeen feet and eleven inches she said, "I just kept telling myself push harder, you can do this."
The hard work of West and the other 17 athletes paid off and earned them a chance to compete at the state meet May 7th in Baton Rouge.
Region 2-5A Meet ...
STPPS Students Honored by Exchange Club of West St. Tammany ::..
Four outstanding STPPS students were honored as Students of the Year by the Exchange Club of West St. Tammany at their annual recognition breakfast at Tchefuncta Country Club.
One student was honored from each of the high schools in western St. Tammany Parish. Those honored included Covington High and STPPS Student of the Year Justin Sutton, Matthew Myrtue from Fontainebleau High, Merideth Wethern from Lakeshore High, and Erin Geohegan from Mandeville High.
Each student was given an opportunity to speak where they thanked the Exchange Club as well as the many teachers and administrators for all their inspiration and support before speaking about their college decisions, field of study, and career ...
Northshore High Student Selected as Presidential Scholars Semifinalist ::..
Northshore High student Katherine Simmers joins an elite group of high achieving high school seniors as a Semifinalist for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.
Katherine is one of 9 students from Louisiana announced as a semifinalist by the U.S. Department of Education.
“This accomplishment is not only an honor for me, but also for this school and the teachers who have encouraged my peers and myself to excel and push the boundaries set for us,” said Katherine.
Semifinalists for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program were selected from candidates nationwide based on academic achievement, personal characteristics, leadership and service activities, and an analysis of their essay.
At Northshore, Katherine has ...