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.
Several HWM teachers participated in a two week Montessori Training this summer. In the photo shown, Beverly Free, certified Montessori Teacher at HWM, presents part of the pink series, a phonics component of the Montessori education to some of the participants.