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May 2015

Academic Awards

April 2015

Congratulations FJHS Jazz Band

Under the direction of Mr. Mike Sambola, they recently received a Superior rating at the Southeastern University Jazz Festival.  They also received the Grand Champion Award for the Jr. High School division.  Also, they were awarded Outstanding Saxophone Section, Outstanding Rhythm Section and the Outstanding Musician Award went to Brie Thompson for piano.

February 2015

Regional History Bee Winner

Congratulations to Nick Kaushal, Fontainebleau Jr. High 7th grader, who won the Regional History Bee in Baton Rouge on Monday, Feb. 23rd.

Heroes of the Month

Students Placing in District Level PTA Reflections Contest

8th Graders Nominated for 2014-15 Student of the Year

Congratulations to the following Fontainebleau Junior High 8th graders who were nominated for the 2014-15 Student of the Year.  After completing a small portfolio and interview, the committee chose Doris Igrec to represent FJH as its Student of the Year.  All students were treated to a pizza and ice cream party for their academic efforts.  Pictured L-R (first row):  John Hansen, Christian Bobo, Dawson Nelson, Griffen Clements, Chris Le, Daniel Favrot, Conner McCormick, Justin Marcantel, and Alfonso Alfonso.  Seated are Katie Weber, Madeline Hoffman, Macy Owens, Annie Xia, Doris Igrec (SOY), Natalie Raia, Sarah Induni, Chrissy Weber, and Landyn Froberg.  Standing are Hillary Bohm, Summer Seal, Morgan Newton, Raegan Cantrelle, Kylie Reed, Amanda Ross, Elizabeth Scallon, Whitney Duncan, Abigail Desposito, Angelle Martin, Cherie Mialaret, Mia Casabat, and Ashtyn Morgan.  (Missing from picture are Grace Brauner and Austin Ferrara.) 

January 2015

January Heroes of the Month

Girls Soccer Win District Championship

Congratulations to the Fontainebleau Jr. High Girls Soccer Team for finishing the 2015 season with a record of 10-1 (7-1) and being crowned the District Champs!  Pictured with the trophy are (front row): Isabella Fenzi, Elizabeth Scallon, and Whitney Duncan.  Standing: Macy Owens, Gabby Bird, Emma Ebert, Emily Audsley, Lanie Heffker, Hannah Raymer, Charlotte Peachey, Olivia Wehrman, Alivia Anglada, Charlie Chehardy, Grace Saizan, Ella Rocha, Kelly Bickers, Corinne Zemmer, Kara Lewis, and Brenna Dinapolis.  The girls are coached by Scott Cammack and Lonna Winslow.

December Heroes of the Month

Congratulations to the following Fontainebleau Jr. High 8th grade students for being named December Heroes of the Month:  Tony Johnson, Emily Oubre, Mia Casabat, and Collin Budinich.  All maintain “A” Honor Roll while participating in Honors Classes.  Tony is in the National Junior Honor Society and plays soccer for the Canes.  Emily is a member of the Windjammer Dance Team.  Mia cheers for the Hurricanes, is a member of the Track team, and belongs to the NJHS and French Clubs.  Collin is also in the NJHS as well as the Chess and High Impact Clubs.  Outside of school, Tony loves to play soccer, Emily dances and hangs out with friends, Mia cheers, and Collin likes to play video games.

December 2014

Ag Science Students Install New Benches

The Fontainebleau Jr. High PTA recently purchased new benches for the school.  Mr. Bobby King’s Ag Science students assembled and installed the benches in an area that makes a nice spot for the students to socialize before school and during lunch.  Pictured (Standing) are Terrance Fabre, Simon Garetto, Seth Nelson, Brady Romaire, Sean Selleck, Rodger Cox, Tyler Davis, Scott Kastner, Cameron Johnson, Noah Aicard, Chance Kenney, Harrison Juneau, Lance Richardson, Brodi Sardi, Seth Marrero, and Heath Bailey.  Seated are Alexa Theriot, Miranda Gendusa, Karley Fasullo, Aleaxis Ebel, and Charlotte Peachey. 


November 2014

Students Sponsor Food Drive

The Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America Class at Fontainebleau Jr. High sponsored a food drive during Thanksgiving, and will be sponsoring a second drive in December for Christmas.  Their goal is to collect over 900 items, at least one from every FJH student.  Pictured sorting the food received are Ashlyn Boudreaux, Rebecca Gilson, Hannah Miller, Caitlyn Ledet, Shelby Serpas, Caleigh Jernigan.

Students Win Awards for Artwork

Congratulations to Fontainebleau Jr. High art students who won at the recent Three Rivers Arts Festival held in Covington. Pictured are Miles Rivault, 1st place 8th grade and Best of Show 7th - 8th grade; Doris Igrec, 2nd place 8th grade; and Jeline Duncan, Honorable Mention 8th grade.  All students are taught by Mrs. Adair Watkins.


Veteran's Day Program

Fontainebleau Jr. High presented its annual Veterans Day Program on November 6th.  The program included a choral reading of the Pledge of Allegiance; presentation of colors by the Fontainebleau High School ROTC Color Guard; the National Anthem by the FJH chorus and band; America the Beautiful performed by Talented Music students, Doris Igrec (piano), Hayden Goertz (cello), and Brian Forrest (violin); FJH chorus singing Thank You Soldiers; a Red, White and Blue presentation in which the colors of our flag were explained; Marches of the Armed Forces played and sung by our band and chorus; and Hymn to the Fallen by our band with a special power point presentation honoring our veterans of all wars.  The program concluded with Taps by 8th grader, Mikayla Jeneske, and the retiring of the colors by the Color Guard.  All invited guests and their students were invited to the library for a reception in their honor with sweets provided by FJH faculty and staff. 

Pictured are those participants with speaking parts:   Front row:  Sydnie White, Olivia Wehrman, Alex West, Annie Xia, and Angelle Martin.  Back row:  Maddie Moore, Landyn Froberg, Taylor Barnhart, Abigail Desposito, Christian Bobo, Mia Casabat, and Summer Seal.



High Impact Club Completes Shoesboxes for Operation Christmas Child

The High Impact Club at Fontainebleau Jr. High completed 12 shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child, which is sponsored by Samaritan’s Purse.  The shoeboxes will go to underprivileged children all around the world.  Pictured (front row) Rebecca Rhodes, Christina Ryan, Maddy Hoffman, Summer Seal, Joanna Hernandez, Trey Kuylen, Kaelyn Taylor, and Ashlee Chiasson.  (Back row) Rebecca Pike, Val Turner, Isabelle Hallmark, and Collin Budinich (partially hidden).

Art Classes Make Bowls for Empty Bowls Project

Mrs. Adair  Watkins’ 5th and 7th hour art classes at Fontainebleau Jr. High made bowls to give to the Empty Bowls Project, which raises money for The Samaritan Center. The Old Mandeville Business Association hosted an event at which patrons bought bowls and were served food donated by local restaurants. The art students glazed the bowls with radial designs.

5th hour group:  Back row:  Hope Beaver, Jonathan Lagarrigue, Dylan Morse, Abigail Desposito, and Doris Igrec. Middle Row:  Phillip Cole, Liv Phillips, Jeline Duncan, and Miles Rivault. Front Row:  Payton Radosta, Shawna Torregano, and Chloe Norman.

7th hour group:  Back row: Melissa George, Collin Budinich, Mia Berube, Morgan Newton, and Danielle Avila
Middle Row: Peyton Shadwell, Breana Hockman, Shelly Ward, and Kaley Vincent. Front Row:  Bailey Echevarria, Kim Navarre,and  Haley Pittari.

October 2014

Black & Gold Day


8th Grader Wins Honorable Mention in Art Contest

Congratulations to Fontainebleau Jr. High 8th grader Mia Berube for winning an Honorable Mention in the Wild Things Youth Art Contest at the Bayou Lacombe Wildlife Refuge on Saturday Oct. 18th. 


September 2014

WWL-TV Meteorologist Visits 8th Grade Classes

Thanks to Mrs. Holly Wolf, 8th grade Louisiana History teacher at Fontainebleau Jr. High, on Friday, September 19th, WWL-TV Chief Meteorologist Carl C. Arredondo visited some of the 8th grade history classes to explain the job responsibilities of a meteorologist and the weather patterns that affect our area, in particular, hurricanes.  Pictured L-R:  (Front row) Mrs. Wolf, Matthew Jenkins, Cameron Dalier, Owen Best, John Watson, Maddy Hoffmann, Jenna Stollenwerck, Madison Soto-Childers.  Back row:  Nicholas Templet, Emily Brown, Dylan Rush, David Oluwaseun, Mason Jarrell, Peyton Schadwell, Jalyn Gandy, Brie Thompson, Kim Navarre, Alyssa Brossette, and Carl Arredondo.

September Heroes of the Month

Congratulations to Alphonso Alphonso, Landyn Froberg, Chloe Norman, and Christian Bobo for being named as Fontainebleau Jr. High’s September Heroes of the Month.  All students maintain a 4.0 GPA in either honors or gifted classes.  Alphonso, Landyn, and Chloe are members of the National Junior Honor Society.  Landyn is also a member of the Builders and High Impact Clubs and the volleyball and track teams.  Chloe is in the C.A.N.E.S. Crew, and Christian is a Hurricane football player.  Outside of school, all enjoy hanging with friends and participating in sporting activities.  Pictured L-R are Alfonso, Froberg, Norman, and Bobo.


Fire Dept. Joins Students for Patriot Day

Members of the Mandeville District #4 Fire Department joined the students at Fontainebleau Jr. High for lunch in honor of Patriot Day, September 11th.   Those who visited were:  (back row)  Captain M. Soule, District Chief D. Schmelling, Chief M. Tassin, Fire Equipment Operator Chris Esquinance, Captain Mat Day, Fire Equipment Operator Z. Spath, Fire Equipment Operator R. Rodriguez, Captain A. Boudreaux, Firefighter J. Tomlinson, Assistant Chief of EMS V. Trabona, Fire Prevention Officer J. Kaufmann, Unifire Dispatcher J. Montgomery.  Front row are students Ashley Schilling, Madeline Matthews, Brooke Silva, Ashlyn Rupert, Catherine Decossas, Lanie Foltmer, Katie Lisle (whose mother is Unifire Dispatcher Montgomery), Dawson Mulkey, Brayden Ibert, Caroline Matthews, and Brayden Rohr.


Lt. Governor Visits

Lt. Gov speaking students.

Pictured are Principal Dr. Schneider, Lt. Gov. and Mrs. Holly Wolf, 8th grade
La. History teacher who is responsible for Mr. Dardenne’s visit.

Pictured are broadcast students Allie Thompson and Romeo Robinson with Lt. Gov.

Lt. Gov visiting Mrs. Wolf’s class



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