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Patriotism Stands Tall

Patriotism Stands Tall at Woodland Park

Andree Miller, community liaison from Senator David Vitter’s office, visited Woodland Park Elementary Magnet School to donate an American Flag that was flown over the United States Capitol at the request of Senator David Vitter. Pictured above:  Cheryl Rousseau, Andree Miller, and Larobyn Houston

 

  • Teacher Job Fair
     

    The 2015 Teacher Job Fair will be held on Thursday, April 30, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Pennington Center at Southeastern Louisiana University. Click here for more information.

     
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  • PJHS supports Autism Awareness
     
    Christy Calhoon's homeroom class at Ponchatoula Jr. High School supports Autism awareness month in April.
     
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  • Alternate Student Assignment Plan

     

    On Wednesday, April 1, 2015, attorneys for the parties in the Joyce Marie Moore federal desegregation suit announced that they have reached an agreement to jointly request of the federal court that it allow the Tangipahoa Parish School Board to begin implementation of an alternative student assignment plan. That plan creates new school zones and new educational opportunities for students in an effort to enhance desegregation of public schools in the Parish.

     

    In a statement issued by Gideon Carter, III, counsel for private plaintiffs, and Ashley Sandage, counsel for the School Board, it was stated that “productive discussions” between the parties and continued assistance from federal court compliance officer Donald Massey have resulted in this agreement. If approved by the Court, the School Board will use the 2015-16 school year to notify parents and otherwise prepare for full implementation of the new student assignment plan beginning with the 2016-17 school year.

     

    The attorneys also announced that they intend to continue to meet on a regular basis to try to resolve remaining issues. Click here to see full plan.
     
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Scuba Diving for Books

Scuba Diving for Books

Tucker Elementary had Book Fair recently and the students donated money to buy new books for the library.  The children were able to put their money in the scuba diver box or the octopus box, to vote for Librarian Krystle Hyman to dress up one of those ways.   Here's the winner!!!

OWD Social Studies Winner

O.W. Dillon 5th grader Uriah Galmon

O.W. Dillon 5th grader Uriah Galmon finished first place in his division at the Region VIII Social Studies fair at Southeastern earlier this week.  Uriah will be representing O.W. Dillon at the state competition.