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Hammond Eastside Magnet is hosting private tours of the school for parents. Please contact Scarlett Anderson at 985-345-8481 for more information.


  • Welcome

    The Tangipahoa Parish School System will resume classes starting Wednesday, August 24, 2016.

    School Superintendent Mark Kolwe said all facilities will be restored and will be fully open for the return of students. All employees will return to work Monday, August 22, 2016. The district's Registration Centers in Hammond and Amite will re-open Monday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily.

    Pre-K and Kindergarten students will not begin classes next week. Schools will continue testing for these students from Aug. 22-30, and then Pre-K/K students will have a "staggered" entry into school on Aug. 31 and Sept. 1. The first day when all Pre-K/K students will attend school as complete classes is Friday, Sept. 2. 




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  • IB TRaining

    Several Hammond Eastside teachers attended IB workshops in Keystone, CO. 
    Front: Christina Leitz and Kathy Johnson
    Back: Crystal Addison, Lauren Robertson, Anna Cattalanoto, Shelley Trosclair, Stacy Lindsey, and Janice Vignes




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  • Summer Reading

    Summer Reading Assignments

    6th Grade:

    6th Dialectical Journals Rubric  

    6th Summer Reading Assignment

    7th Grade: 

    7th Dialectical Journals Rubric  

    7th Summer Reading Assignment

    8th Grade: 

    8th Dialectical Journals Rubric  

    8th Summer Reading Assignment



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  • Eastside READaville


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  • IB Middle Years Programme

    As of September 1, 2015, Hammond Eastside Elementary Magnet School is a candidate school* for the Middle Years Programme. This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that Hammond Eastside Elementary Magnet School believes is important for our students.

    *Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), or the Diploma Programme and the IB CP. Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.

    For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit

    Darlene Hammer, acting Principal, was informed of this excellent news on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 by the IBO and is extremely pleased to officially begin our MYP endeavors.

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  • International Baccalaureate Authorizes Hammond Eastside Elementary Magnet as IB World School, Primary Years Programme

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014, Hammond Eastside Principal Maureen Terese received the following message from the Director General of the International Baccalaureate: On behalf of the International Baccalaureate (IB), it is my privilege to inform you that Hammond Eastside Elementary Magnet School is to become an authorized IB World School, Primary Years Programme (PYP). Congratulations on your considerable accomplishment. – Siva Kumari, IB Director General.

    We commend Hammond Eastside’s educators, students, families, and community members for their active roles in helping our school become an authorized IB World School, Primary Years Programme (PYP). As an IB World School, we are part of a global community of schools committed to developing knowledgeable, caring young people who will be ready to negotiate their futures successfully and make contributions resulting in a more harmonious and peaceful world. The positive results of the PYP will become evident in our Hammond community as classes of PYP students graduate and undertake activities that enhance social, cultural and economic environments locally, nationally and, perhaps, internationally.

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