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State Representative Schroder
State Representative John M. Schroder, back center, met with several students from Pitcher Junior High in Covington during a visit this past week to the State Capitol in Baton Rouge. At top left is St. Tammany Parish Public School System Director of Information Technology Louis Boullion.
Wild Things Art Contest
Pitcher Junior High is proud to have two honorable mention winners in this year’s "Wild Things" art contest sponsored by the Big Branch National Wildlife Reserve in Lacombe.
Talented art students Devon Edwards and Sofia Riviere are shown with Principal Raphael Tillman and Talented Art instructor Paulo Dufour. Pictured from left to right are Sofia Riviere, Principal Raphael Tillman, Talented Art Instructor Paulo Dufour, and Devon Edwards.
Former Student Visits, Teaches Lesson
Talented Art instructor Paulo Dufour, at left, was very proud to be visited in his classroom by former Pitcher student, Rachael Legarde. Rachael came back to Pitcher Junior High to teach a printmaking lesson to his talented art program students. Rachel has a bachelor’s degree in printmaking from LSU. Rachel taught a lesson in partial fulfillment of her alternative certification in education, which is a program offered at Southeastern Louisiana University. She is currently a prized teacher at Bonne Ecole Elementary and Brock Elementary.
Finalist For Presidential Award
Teacher Leslie Callaway, at left, is a State Finalist in Science for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. All State Finalists were honored at a luncheon at the Governor's Mansion on September 17th at 12 noon. The Pitcher family is very proud of Mrs. Callaway and her accomplishments. At right is Pitcher Junior High Principal Raphael Tillman. Ms. Callaway is an 8th grade science teacher at Pitcher Jr. High.
Open House Held
New Principal Appointed
Raphael Tillman has been appointed as Principal of Pitcher Junior High School.
He has most recently served as Assistant Principal at Covington High School.