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March, 2013


Terrific Kids Breakfast

Covington Elementary School students are honored at Terrific Kids Breakfast that is sponsored by the Covington Kiwanis Club.


Math and Science Night

Covington Elementary School recently held their annual Math and Science Night.  The school was opened up with math and science activities throughout the building for students and their families. Activities included a planetarium, science experiments throughout the building, estimation stations, a math scavenger hunt, planting going on outside in the gardens around the school, activities using itouches and ActivExpressions and ActivVotes.  The Scholastic Book Fair was going on for all to enjoy, spring pictures were taken and everyone was treated to dinner in the cafeteria.  Prizes were given out throughout the night.  There were more than 400 parents, students and teachers participating in the fun filled event.


February, 2013


Favorite Book Characters

Second Graders at Covington Elementary School dressed as their favorite book characters.  The students came to school dressed as the character, marched in the Mardi Gras parade throwing beads and trinkets through Covington, then returned to school to give share their book report. Characters included Casey at Bat, a vampire, Amelia Bedelia, Nate the Great, Junie B., and other super heroes.  Pictured are students from Ms. Secrist’s class and Ms. Scherer’s entire cast of characters.


Mardi Gras Parade

Covington Elementary School’s Krewe of Treasures paraded down 19 th Avenue to Jefferson Avenue, then on to the CJ Schoen Complex and then back to school.  Fire Trucks led the parade while the WPJH marching band and dance team entertained the revelers along the route.  CES  boys and girls, pre-k through third graders,  threw beads, candy and other trinkets to onlookers.  Central Office staff, City Hall personnel, and students from WPJH, St. Peters, Little School, and several daycares along the route came out to catch beads and enjoy the parade.  

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100th Day of School

Kindergarten students in Jennifer Rabb’s class at Covington Elementary School celebrated the 100 th day of school. 




January, 2013



Terrific Kids Breakfast

Covington Elementary School students are honored at Terrific Kids Breakfast that is sponsored by the Covington Kiwanis Club. 



Violin Christmas Concert

Violin students from several schools in the Covington area presented a Christmas Concert for family and friends at Covington Elementary School.


Literacy Night

On Literacy Night at CES, parents, students, and teachers all came to school in their pajamas to have fun learning.  Parents and students participated in fun learning activities, have their picture taken with Santa, eat dinner, and have hot chocolate and receive a free book at the Starbooks Cafe.


December, 2012


Polar Express Train Ride

Boys and girls at CES had great fun riding the Polar Express on a magical imaginary ride to the North Pole.  After the ride, they shared hot chocolate.


November, 2012


Central Office Visit

Students from Covington Elementary visited the Central Office on Friday, November 30, to help decorate the Christmas tree in the front lobby and sing holiday songs for the staff. They were greeted by Superintendent W. L. "Trey" Folse, III, who thanked them for their holiday cheer.


Mayoral Visit

Third graders at Covington Elementary School recently visited with Covington Mayor Mike Cooper.  He spoke to the students about city government, his position as Mayor and what that entails. 


Video Van Visit

As part of the CES fall fundraiser, students were treated to a visit to the video van.  They were allowed to participate in the games stations in the video van.  Lots of fun was had by all.


Talented Arts Festival

Third grade talented drama students, Hannah Pye and Gabi Giesendorf performed at the St. Tammany Parish Talented Arts Day at Gator Gulch on Koop Drive.  The girls joined other talented drama and art students from the St. Tammany Parish Schools to perform for audiences.


Grandparents Day

Grandparents visited CES in October to play BINGO with their special grandchildren to celebrate Grandparents Day.  There were over 400 grandparents that enjoyed the fun occassion.  Prizes given to the winners were CES car magnets, CES coozies,  CES cookbooks, and special free snack stickers.  Everyone had a pcture taken with their special guests.


Fishing Party

Students at Covington Elementary School recently participated in a Fishing Party.  The fishing party is attended by those students that have been "Caught Fishing" by faculty and staff and are given fishing tickets that are put in fish bowls in their classrooms.  During the party, students participate in fun stations, they have a chance to win an "I Got Caught Fishing" t-shirt, and get a cold snack.  Stations included swabbing the deck, digging for treasures, walking the plank, and steering the pirate ship.

October, 2012


Terrific Kids

Covington Elementary School students and parents celebrated October Terrific Kids with breakfast and awards presented by Principal, Susan Wolfe, and the Covington Kiwanis Club.


Just Say No Walk and Rally

Covington Elementary School had its annual Just Say No Walk and Rally on Tuesday, October 30, 2012.  Other schools that participated in the rally were Lyon Elementary School, Pineview Middle School and William Pitcher Jr. High.  The Covington Fire Department led the entire group as they marched to William Pitcher’s field.  Ms. Wolfe welcomed guests and led students in the Pledge of Allegiance.   Wesely Brown, a WPJH student, sang the National Anthem.  Ms. Laurie Caserta introduced the many guest speakers that were in attendance to speak to the students about being drug, alcohol and tobacco free.  US Customs officers arrived in a helicopter, Louisiana State Police came on their motorcycles, Covington City Police brought their SWAT team and drug dogs, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries brought their water and land vehicles, the National Guard, and several drug dogs were also present.  Each of the schools performed and then all of the students had the opportunity to visit with the speakers, dogs, and try out the equipment. 


Read for the Record

Covington Elementary School boys and girls participated in Read for the Record 2012 sponsored by the Junior League of Greater Covington. The object of the Read for the Record Event is to get people around the world to share reading experiences with children. The boys and girls were treated to some very special guest readers that read Ladybug Girl and the Bug Squad. Superintendent W. L. "Trey" Folse read to the kindergarten classes in the outdoor reading center, while Assistant Superintendent, Ms. Cheryl Arabie read to first graders in the library. School board members Stephen J. "Jack" Loup III and Beth Heintz were also guest readers to second and third grade classes. Supervisor Beth Laine had the honor of reading to the pre-school classes. Susan Wolfe, Principal, and Assistant Principal, Melissa Eason, both dressed for the part of the “bossy” Ladybug Girl. They also got to read to some of the students during the day.

They all read the book "Ladybug Girl and the Bug Squad," as did millions
of elementary school children across the nation on the same day at the same time.

Superintendent W. L. "Trey" Folse was one of our special readers.


Assistant Superintendent Cheryl Arabie also read the book to the students.

School Board Member Elizabeth Heintz joined the reading program.

School Board President Stephen "Jack" Loup, III, met with the students
and read the book, then talked to them about the importance of reading.

Supervisor Beth Laine




September, 2012





Fun Freaky Friday

Fun Freaky Friday at Covington Elementary School is loud, fun and freaky. Boys and girls that have shown exemplary behavior for the entire week are invited to attend. They get to dance on down the halls to fun music, noise makers, freaky sun glasses and special “golden” treasures. The students sign Ms. Wolfe’s “Good Book” and receive “fishing” stickers and get to dance and hang out her and Ms. Eason. After having fun and making lots of noise the students sit quietly and have a conversation with Ms. Wolfe about what it means to be “fishing” at CES. At the end of the party, students dance on down the halls back to class and share their adventure with their classmates.


Looking for Treasure

“Ahoy Mateys” Little Lions are looking for “treasure” at Covington Elementary School's open house.









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