On Saturday, September 10, 2017, Loranger High School Beta Club participated in "Survive the Drive" at SLU.
Kindergarten classes at Hammond Eastside Magnet School went on a bear hunt to explore the different areas of the school. At the end of the bear hunt, the kids were able to meet their Bear Principal, Mr. Labbe.
Sixth Grade ELA students of Ms. Votaw's class at O.W. Dillon participated in the Breakout Lesson, "Out of the Dust." Ms. Votaw created the lesson during a summer session of TangiTech Breakout EDU. The game was run with four boxes, having five kids per group to work on cracking the locks on each box. A timer was set for 45 minutes and everyone broke out! The last group had two minutes to spare. :)
On Wednesday, September 13th, Barn Hill Preserve visited the PreK-4th Graders at Champ Cooper School! Students enjoyed learning about several of the animals presented by Barn Hill's staff. Students also had the opportunity to take pictures with a kangaroo joey, a bearded dragon or a corn snake.
Natalbany Middle Receives a Special VisitStudents in Mr. Bean's 8th grade Journey's to Career class at Natalbany Middle School received a special visit recently. Waukeshia is a best selling author, and a partner and patent attorney with Jackson & Lowe Law Group. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Louisiana State University. She also has an MBA from the University of Houston - Clear Lake, and her law degree from LSU Law Center. Waukeshia has been featured in Technology Diversity Magazine and National Society of Black Engineer Magazine and US News. Pictured are Robin Danos, Assistant Principal, Waukehisa, Mr. Bean and his students, and Darlene Hammer, Principal of NMS.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Mr. Fekete's Ag students at Independence High School plant their fall garden of broccoli, cauliflower, cucumbers, and cabbage.
Act 303 authorizes a person who is no longer enrolled in a public school but was identified as a student with a disability and who previously failed to receive a high school diploma or was denied graduation solely for failing to meet the state high school graduation exit examination requirements, to petition his or her city, parish, or other local public school board to receive a high school diploma. Such petitions shall be submitted to Mrs. Cheryl Kirkland Braud, Director of Special Education by December 31, 2017. Tangipahoa Parish School System will transmit diploma requests to the Louisiana Department of Education in accordance with LDOE procedures and guidelines.
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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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