SLU Lab School students arrived in their own cars for the school's Back to School Drive-in Movie Night.
HEM 6th grader, Gracie Babin, won 1ST PLACE in the American Veterinary Medical Association's 2018 National Pet Poster Contest! The announcement came on Thursday, August 17, 2017.
Gracie placed 1st in the local Pet Poster Contest that the Animal Care Center & Pet Care Center of Hammond hosts within many of the Tangipahoa Parish Schools every year in May in conjunction with National Pet Week! They submitted her poster to the national level in which she competed with many kids, Kindergarten through 12th grade, across the United States and WON! At the time of the initial contest entry, Gracie was in 5th grade.
Gracie's poster will be the centerpiece of the 2018 National Pet Week themed "Barks, Purrs, Tweets, & Neighs... Pets Speak Love Many Ways!" Her artwork will be displayed in the AVMA National Magazine, AVMA National Pet Week Website, and in veterinary clinics nationwide next Spring as we celebrate National Pet Week!
Way to go Gracie! We couldn't be more excited and proud to have you represent us on such a large grandstand! We believe your artwork will help inspire others to love and care for their pets!
Second graders Troy Anderson, Zacharia Keith, and Damien Johnson from Ms. Nicole Wells’ class at Woodland Park Magnet School are learning what a solar eclipse is and why it is so rare. Later in the day, they viewed the live streaming of the actual eclipse.
Parents, please be reminded to send in a written excuse to school if your child experienced the eclipse at home.
The Tangipahoa Parish Master Gardener Association is holding a Pollination Celebration on Saturday, Sept 16th at the Hammond Research Station located off of Old Covington Highway.
Kids' Activities that allow families to get involved working together include:
Honey Tasting, Virtual Beehive, Beginning Beekeeping, Butterfly exhibits, Hummingbird Banding, Audubon Bug Mobile, Mason Bee House building, Hummingbird Gardening, Butterfly Gardening…
Story time during the day
Give-Away of 100 books, 30 kids aprons, and 30 kids garden totes
A great line up of speakers on a variety of topics related to Pollinators
This is a great opportunity for parents and children to learn more about our local pollinator population and get involved together as a family.
There is a $5 fee per vehicle for parking.
Click HERE for a schedule.
Teachers, students, and families of Tangipahoa were invited to compete at the national level, and.... we did alright!
The Board began implementation of the Alternate Student Assignment Plan approved by U.S. District Court Judge Ivan Lemelle on June 2, 2015. The Alternate Student Assignment Plan is based upon adjustment of attendance zones, grade restructuring, and utilization of existing and new magnet programs, all designed to enhance educational opportunities and further the desegregation of the school system.
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