"Learning to Make a Difference"

open house

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

  • Open House

    Open House will be held August 6th from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Please come meet your child's teacher, deliver school supplies, and learn about the exciting changes at Hammond Eastside Elementary Magnet School.

    Spirit t-shirts will also be available for $10.

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  • Field Day 2013-2014

    Click the picture below to view a slide show of photos from Field Day.

    Field Day 2013-2014
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  • Art Gala Photos

    Click the picture below to view a slide show of pictures from the Art Gala.
    Art Gala Photo
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  • Rotolo's Homegrown Love for Mom campaign 

    Rotolo's Pizzeria visited Third Grade students on May 9th. Each child planted a tomato plant as part of Rotolo's Homegrown Love for Mom campaign. Students pictured are in Mrs. Tierney's Third Grade class.
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  • HEEM's 4H Winners!

    On April 16th, students of Hammond Eastside's 4-H club attended 4-H Fest in Amite. These students completed all requirements in order to attend the fest. We are proud to say that HEEM's 4-H club won 1st place in the parish for their school banner. Many of the students also won individual contests. Students pictured below are: Emma Grace, Kayla, Avery, Mikala, Garrett, Randi, and Mackenzie. Not pictured are Samuel and Chatisha.
    4H Fest
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  • Southeast District Cookery Winners

    On May 1st, HEEM students Kayla E., Garrett S., and Samuel T. represented HEEM 4-H in the Southeast District Cookery held in Ponchatoula. These three students won previous contests to advance to the Southeast District contest. They competed with 13 other parishes in the cookery. They each brought home medals. Kayla ---Overall winner in Sugar for her candy; 1st place in Egg Main Dish for her Crawfish Quiche: Garrett------1st place for Red Velvet Cake, 2nd for Low Cal Beef, 3rd for Shrimp dish; Samuel ---1st place for his quick and easy Beef dish. We are very proud of each of these students. You all did a great job representing HEEM's 4-H and Tangipahoa Parish.
    4H Cookery Winners  
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  • AN17 Visits HEEM

    Principal Maureen Terese shares HEEM's successes with AN17.  Click the photo to view the interview.
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  • Fine Arts Program

    Teacher Artie Gautier showcases HEEM's Fine Arts Program for AN17.  Click the photo to view the interview.
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  • Student Artwork

    Congratulations to Caleb, Olivia, and Ms. Fletcher for having artwork selected to go to the Governor's mansion!!  Great job!!  
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  • Ronald McDonald visits Hammond Eastside

    On Monday, March 10th, Ronald McDonald visited HEEM. He talked to students about being yourself and believing in yourself. The program is titled Adventures in Friendships. Ronald McDonald goes to schools and talks to students about building character, cooperation, believing in yourself, being a risk-taker, and bullying. At the end of the program, Ronald McDonald gives thanks to the teachers for teaching our children. The students all had a wonderful time visiting with Ronald McDonald. Pictured is Ronald McDonald with Ms. Anna Catalanotto, Arnell Garner, Madison Duplessis, and Ms. Melanie Sledge.

    Ronald McDonald
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  • Mardi Gras Mask Winners

    HEEM would like to congratulate Jeremiah, Paris, and Shae.  They were selected as winners in the Mardi Gras activity for creating their own Mardi Gras masks.
    Mardi Gras Masks  
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Welcome to
Hammond Eastside Elementary Magnet School
Hammond Eastside Elementary Magnet is a candidate school* for the Primary Years Programme as of September 1, 2012.

IB Candidate
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 believes is important for our students.
*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its three academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), or the Diploma Programme (and in addition the IB Career-related Certificate). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.

For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit http://www.ibo.org 


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