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Parent Resources Newsletter

  • Parent Resources Newsletter

Revised Budget

  • 2016-17 Revised Annual Operating Budget

HWMS PBIS Teacher Winner

  • HWMS PBIS Teacher Winner

    We have some amazing things happening at Hammond Westside!  Employees on the campus are encouraged to give a shout out to a colleague seen being amazing. The person receiving the shout out is awarded  2 PBIS points and their names are entered into a drawing to win a prize each month.  The concept of accentuating the positive and lifting the spirits of our Hammond Westside family is seen daily in emails of encouragement and praise. Our winner for the drawing held on April 24, 2017 is  Ms. Sarah Brabham, pictured here with Principal Jason Oller.  The prize this month was a beautiful Easter Basket! Congratulations, Ms. Brabham!

A Visit from South Carolina

  • Burke High, SC

    The Burke High School Band from  Charleston, South Carolina performed a concert for students at Hammond High as a part of their Louisiana tour. The band is comprised of 85 members under the direction of Linard McCloud a 38 year veteran music educator.

State Literary Rally Winner

  • LA State Literary Rally winner

    Tanner Blades, a student at Sumner High School, participated in the Louisiana State Literary Rally at Louisiana State University on Saturday, April 1, and placed 4th in Business Computer Applications. We are extremely proud of him!

LHS 1st place

  • LHS Carpentry 1st place award

    EXCEL high schools had a big day this past Friday at the annual ABC High School Craft Competition for the St. Rose Bayou Chapter. Four of EXCEL’s sponsored high schools competed in welding and carpentry with three taking top honors.  Loranger High School beat out three other schools for a 1st place finish in the carpentry category. EXCEL applauds the efforts put forth by these students and instructors. Pictured from L to R:  Max Finch, Laramie Carter, Joseph Baiamonte, and Johnnie Santangelo, Instructor.

DNA investigation

DNA Activity
7th graders at Natalbany Middle School are investigating the structure of DNA in Ms. Tricia Trinco's class 
  • AEMS Visits with First Lady

    First Lady Donna Edwards connected via Video Conference with the 4th Grade classes of Karen Lowery and Lauren Battalora at Amite Elementary Magnet School. She read the book Bernice by Patricia Reece, a teacher from Slidell, LA.  The story of  Bernice teaches the lesson that once you hurt someone, you cannot take it back. In order to help the students visualize this concept, the First Lady had the students crumple up a piece of paper. She then had them try to get all of the wrinkles out of the paper, just as was illustrated in the book. The students discussed how once words and actions are placed upon others, the damage that they can cause cannot always be erased. The conference ended with a Question and Answer session in which the students were able to get to know more about the First Lady.

    Click HERE for the official press release.

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  • HWMS Giving Tree

    Hammond Westside Montessori Second Graders Receive Donations

     

    Michelle Miller, Kay Miller, and Sandy Wolesfer brought donations to Mrs. Kaylin Cruise's second grade classroom at Hammond Westside Montessori on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. In honor of their "giving spirit" Ms. Sandy brought each student in Mrs. Cruise's class a hard copy of the book "The Giving Tree." They read the story together in class and discussed how giving to others who are less fortunate was so important.

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  • TPSS New Student Registration

    Registration for brand new students attending grades K-12 in Tangipahoa Parish School System for the 2017-18 school year will begin on Monday, April 3, 2017 at one of the TPSS Registration Centers. Click here to read the requirements and procedures for registration.

     

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  • PJHS Outstanding Jr. High Athletic Program Award

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  • Theresa Hamilton - NIET panel

    Theresa Hamilton, Chief Academic Officer for the Tangipahoa Parish School System, participated on a panel at the 2017 National TAP Conference. Hamilton and the other panelists shared with educators from across the country strategies and practices for improving student achievement while sustaining the  NIET/BPS Systems.

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  • Petition for Diploma ACT 303

     

    Petition for High School Diploma (Act 303)

    Act 303 authorizes a person who is no longer enrolled in a public school but was identified as a student with a disability and who previously failed to receive a high school diploma or was denied graduation solely for failing to meet the state high school graduation exit examination requirements, to petition his or her city, parish, or other local public school board to receive a high school diploma.  Such petitions shall be submitted to Mrs. Cheryl Kirkland Braud, Director of Special Education by December 31, 2017.  Tangipahoa Parish School System will transmit diploma requests to the Louisiana Department of Education in accordance with LDOE procedures and guidelines.

    ACT 303 Informational Flyer

    Form - Petition for High School Diploma (ACT 303)

    Forms can be mailed to: 

    Tangipahoa Parish Special Services Center
    1745 SW Railroad Avenue
    Suite 302
    Hammond, LA 70403
     

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FBLA State Conference

 Jewel M. Sumner High School attends the FBLA State Conference in Lafayette

 SHS FBLA Students
 David Simmons, Morgan Fussell, Lauren Mearidy, Heather Simpson  

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Lauren Mearidy: Computer Applications

Heather Simpson: Health Care Administration

David Simmons, Heather Simpson, and Morgan Fussell: Entrepreneurship
 

The Entrepreneurship Team placed 4th in the State.

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The students were accompanied by English IV and Publications teacher, Deana P. Simmons, and Business Teacher and FBLA Sponsor, Karley R. Cooper. The parent chaperones were an immense help in getting students to and from the Lafayette Cajundome and accommodating all the different testing schedules. Thanks students for representing Sumner High School and Tangipahoa Parish so well.

  
 

AEMS Visit the Pelicans

  • AEMS Pelicans Game

    Students at AEMS were rewarded for positive behavior with a trip to the Pelicans Basketball game on March 31.  

2016-17 Student & Parent Handbook

  • 2016-17 Student & Parent Handbook

2015-16 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

  • 2015-16 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

Electronic Devices Policy

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