The 2016 Teachers of the Year for Tangipahoa Parish School System were named at the last school board meeting in Amite. Rachel Methvin of Tucker Elementary in Ponchatoula was named the Elementary Teacher of the Year. Nicole Milton of Martha Vinyard School in Ponchatoula was named as the Middle School Teacher of the Year and Hammond High Magnet’s Amy Dunn was named the High School Teacher of the Year. These ladies will advance to compete for the Louisiana State Teacher of the Year honors. Congratulations to all three. The winners are pictured above with TPSS Board President Brett Duncan and Superintendent Mark Kolwe.
Amelia Babin and Sienna Belvin in Colette Taillon's class at Hammond Westside Montessori celebrated Dr. Seuss' birthday by dressing up as Thing One and Thing Two.
O.W. Dillon 6th grader, Uriah Galmon, won 1st place at the Region VIII Social Studies Fair. This is Uriah's second consecutive year to win 1st place in the Social Studies Fair.
Blaine Murphy, Shawn Vining and Timothy Newman admire their freshly picked produce at TASP. Crops are planted and cared for by the Ag I and Ag II students attending TASP.
Samantha Messina, a Senior at Loranger High School, is the 2016 High School Student of the Year.
Jordan Mazzeno, an 8th grader at Ponchatoula Jr. High School, is the Middle School Student of the Year for 2016
Shelby Core, a fifth grader at Martha Vinyard Elementary, is the 2016 Elementary Student of the Year.
The third grade students of Mrs. Erin Williams' and Mrs. Amber Perrin's class at D.C. Reeves Elementary broke out of traditional learning for an exciting session of Breakout EDU. The students were given 30 minutes to solve a series of tasks, enabling them to unlock 5 combinations to a locked box. With just 38 seconds remaining, the final lock was solved and the mission was complete! The lesson was led by Kristy Rocquin, an Instructional Technology Facilitator for our parish.