Olivia Danos from Mrs. Kristy Joiner's class at Natalbany Elementary performed for each fourth grade class. She sang "Home on the Range" and performed a skit to "Hats Off to the Cowboy". Both of these selections were poems from their reading lesson. Olivia Danos participates in the Talented Arts Program with Ms. Anna Pfeil.
Mrs. Kristie Joiner's fourth graders at Natalbany Elementary adopted Pirate Patty, an endangered sea turtle off the coast of Florida. The students were learning about endangered sea turtles in reading and decided it would be a good idea to help these animals. The students received a certificate of adoption. Also,they are able to track Pirate Patti's progress by reading a map that plots her location on the internet and will receive a newsletter about the sea turtles each month.
Representatives from each grade level present in the photo:Keshawn McKnight, Deveounta Route, Daquan Carson, Devonte Sibley, Aidan Harrelson, Leslie Warner, Arian Smith, Tristan Robertson, Marquavia Stewart, Jon'Quavis Brumfield, Laney Saragusa, Joshua James, Ronneal Harold, Braylon Jackson, Tyler Theriot, Cookie Caronna, Keoni Jackson, Katerina Corneille, Madison Mote, Treymon Jackson, Kolbie Danna.
Students in Mrs. April's Pre-K class at Woodland Park Elementary Magnet were asked to bring something that started with the letter P. Olivia Cochran, Josie Garcia and Leah Sanders all brought their "pigtails" for "P Day."
What a great day at Amite High School! Seniors at AHS met with representatives from schools, trades, and careers in a fabulous college and career fair held in the school gymnasium. Entergy sponsored the event, by supplying AHS with a $1,000 grant. Local businesses donated food, such as Brown's Bakery donating a beautiful Career Day Cake, Grambling University, and Coca-Cola. Principal Mildred Johnson plans on College & Career Day becoming an annual event at the school. Booths included: First Bank and Trust, Primerica, Entergy, Max 94.1, The Law Office of Renee Raborn Molland, LLC, Mr. Hal Lam, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Our Lady of the Lake College, SUNO, Southern University of Baton Rouge, US Army, North Oaks School of Radiologic Technology, State Farm Insurance, First Guaranty Bank, Fortis College, Aveda Institute of Covington,
Northshore Technical Community College Hammond and Greensburg Campuses, Southeastern Louisiana University, Ms. Angela Biandolillo--Education, David Melville--Ministry, Delta State University Commerical Aviation, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, US Marines, US National Guard, Nurturing Our Roots Fine Arts Gallery, Xavier University, UNO, Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance, Baton Rouge Community College, The Art Institutes, Compass Career College, Dillard University, Louisiana Spirit, and Eastside Collision.
On Thursday, November 15th, 47 students from Independence Elementary were treated to a special Thanksgiving dinner. These students were selected by their teachers for following the PBIS expectations and FISH Philosophy daily! Students were able to dress in their Sunday best. Rev. Timothy Richardson and several of his congregation graciously offered to host this event at Faith Temple Ministries. They prepared a wonderful meal with many food items donated by local businesses including The Bar-B-Que Station, Master Chef, and Yum Yum Bakery. IES’s Leadership team and Administration serve the students. This year, members of Southeastern’s Basketball team joined in the celebration, and Library Media Resource teacher, Sheila Willie, dressed as A Turkey for Thanksgiving from the book written by Eve Bunting. At IES there is MUCH to be Thankful for this year!
Hammond High Magnet School held its Fall Showcase on November 5,2012. This event highlighted the programs and curriculum which HHMS has to offer. During the showcase there were two ribbon cutting ceremonies to celebrate the grand openings of the Medial Magnet Building and the Pro Start Facility. Local and state dignitaries were in attendance for the grand openings and HHMS tour. Go Tors!