Students across St. Tammany Parish celebrated our nation's veterans with numerous Veterans Day celebrations. STPPS schools welcomed local veterans as students took the opportunity to tell our heroes: THANK YOU.
Prior to the November School Board Meeting, JROTC programs from all eight high schools were on hand as STPPS held its annual Veterans Day Celebration to honor our veterans.
Training Lifesavers ::..
Do you know what to do if you need to perform CPR or use an automated external defibrillator (AED)?
EMT students from Fontainebleau High and Covington High show us what to do when someone's in distress.
Throughout the school year, STPPS students will teach you new skills that you too can use every day. That's the power of WE WILL.
The St. Tammany Parish Public School System is partnering with Sandy Hook Promise, a national, nonprofit organization, in securing $500,000 in grant funding under the STOP School Violence Act. This funding will be used district-wide to train students, educators and school administrators how to identify, assess, intervene and get help for those exhibiting at-risk behaviors. The grant will help train almost 39,000 students in 55 schools across the district.
“We are pleased to receive this grant under the STOP School Violence Act, said Superintendent Trey Folse. “We believe it will support the training of our students and educators in prevention methods to maximize safety and security measures.”
The School System will receive the following programs under Sandy Hook Promise’s ...
School Early Childhood Programs Earn Excellent Marks ::..
Nine St. Tammany Parish Public Schools have earned an “excellent” rating for their early childhood programs based on their success and high performance in 2017-2018. This is the highest possible rating on the annual performance evaluation, ranking the programs among the best early childhood programs in the world.
“These ratings show that we are succeeding in our goal of preparing every child, every day for a successful tomorrow,” said Superintendent Trey Folse. “We believe early education builds opportunities for our youngest learners, and we will continue to provide that strong foundation for academic success.”
The schools with “excellent” rated early childhood programs include Abita Springs Elementary, Abney Elementary Early Childhood Center, Bayou Woods Elementary, Covington Elementary, Fifth Ward Junior High, ...
Art has the power to transform communities, children, and our world because it encourages us think about what could be.
STPPS students learned that the world is their canvas through Mira's eyes in "Maybe Something Beautiful" by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell. The book was part of the 2018 Read for the Record campaign to promote the importance of reading and literacy.
Thousands of students and adults at 29 STPPS schools read the book to help the millions of people across the country reading the same book to help set a world record and inspire children to read.
Once again, the Children's Museum of St. Tammany sponsored the STPPS schools' participation in Read for the Record which brings together millions ...
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