Tangi Happenings
November 2011

Loranger High FCCLA Food Pantry Drive

Loranger High School students, faculty and staff donated over 1,300 items, filling 26 boxes, to the Tangi Food Pantry for the FCCLA annual Thanksgiving Food Drive. Pictured are

Front row, left to right: Tracy Reid and Annie Ball

Second row,left to right : Katelyn Wright, Alyssa Belozerows, Kimmi Perkins, Kahloni Daliet, Merri Vaccaro

Back row, left to right: Harley Jones, Hannah Gros, Caitlyn Chambless
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A group of 8th grade students at West side Middle School in Amite were rewarded as part of their PBIS program to go on a field trip to the Treme Plantation in New Orleans.
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Francine Dunn, art teacher at Nesom Middle School created a customized iPad for the office area at Nesom called iAttend. Each afternoon, the secretary updates the "apps" for the following school day.
* NMS daily app shows daily attendance.
*The calendar app shows the current date.
*The NOTES app posts a reminder about bringing excuses.
*The YTD app gives the attendance percentage for the year.
*The MAIL app shows total enrollment.
*There is a TARGET GOAL app which lists the attendance expectations.
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 PJH History Club in front of old train in Ponchatoula
PJH History Club in Chesterton Square
The Ponchatoula Junior High History Club took a tour of Downtown Ponchatoula to get to know more about their city. Carol Fornea, the History Club Sponsor, reported that they visited the Country Market, Ponchatoula Feed and Seed, Old Tyme Photos, the old train, and Chesterton Square.

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students displaying Veterans Day posters  

Veterans Day 2011
Annette Nichols' social studies students at Loranger Middle School created  Veterans Day posters honoring a loved one or a branch of the military. The students also learned about the different branches that protect the United States. The posters were hung by the front office at LMS for Veterans to see.
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children with windsocks
Socks in Science
Jamie Greer's accelerated 1st grade students at Independence Elementary have been studying weather in Science class. With such beautiful windy weather, Mrs. Greer thought making windsocks was a great way to experience the weather in Louisiana. Using the windsocks, students were able to watch and chart the direction the wind was blowing.
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I'm not a Turkey!

 Patricia Milton's First Graders at Spring Creek Elementary disguised their turkeys just in time for Thanksgiving.... Have a great Thanksgiving vacation everyone! 
See you back in school on Monday, November 28.
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Great work is happening in Kay Saragusa's class at Roseland Elementary Montessori School.
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