Students with good behavior for the first few weeks ofschool have earned a dress up day as a PBIS reward this week. The dress up was in honor of National Read aBook Day. The students and facultydressed up as their favorite book character.
Bottom row Lto R: Blaine Brocato, Cookie Carrona, Jar'Darius Bates, Abigail Basso, BrookeFields
Middle: CohenSaragusa, Andy Lopinto, Laney Saragusa, Shawntavia Marshall, John BraydenLopinto, Caleb Worley, Rhonda VaccarroBack: Roxanne Patti, Kayla Davis, Tyler Williams, Alayna Worley, D'Asia Jackson, Rontasia Bates
EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP GRADUATES AT HAMMOND WESTSIDE
The Master and Mentor Teachers from Hammond Westside Montessori recently completed the seven month Executive Leadership Academy offered by Tangipahoa Parish School System. After applying and being accepted, these teachers attended monthly meetings with different leadership content. Among some of the topics covered were curriculum, technology, human resources, finance, and discipline; all led by central office administrators and staff. Members of the Executive Leadership Academy now have
a better understanding of a principal's responsibilities as well as their role in a school. Pictured from left to right: Brandy Huguet, Kate Perrilloux, Mandy Ambrose, Melanie Sanchez, Sharon Walker, Mia Lewis, Leslie Cuti.International Dot Day at Woodland Park Elementary Magnet School
Ms. Disher's Art Classroom
We Are All Unique!!
Thetwenty-one eager to learn Pre-K/Kindergarteners in Mrs. Beverly Free's class at Hammond Westside Montessori School areshown here with their rainbow paper names and carefully constructed images ofthemselves. During this lesson, the students learned that everyone is uniqueand different in their own way.The Kindergartners in Mrs. Tina Montecino's class at Woodland Park completed their first science lab to learn about solutions hands on. The students learned the difference between mixtures and solutions, and how to create different types of solutions. The students created edible paint solutions and painted rainbow toast.
The students then ate their rainbow toast with a side of rainbow milk and added some flavor with some butter and jam donated by McDonalds on Airport Road in Hammond.Martha Vinyard Elementary held a Grandparents' Luncheon on September 9th and 10th. Students were very excited to have their grandparents come to school and have lunch with them in honor of National Grandparents Day which was September 8, 2013.
Ponchatoula High School students asked questions and got a tour of the equipment they will use during an orientation visit, led by an Acadian Ambulance Paramedic. First Responder students complete 96 ride hours with Acadian Ambulance during the school year.WHO DAT at Woodland Park Elementary Magnet SchoolJenna, Lamy and Tatiana in Ms. Cusimano's 4th grade classroom at Natalbany Elementary are using the nComputing stations in their classroom for research. The girls are narrowing their search from horses to the Wild Mustang horses that Charlotte used to pull her stagecoach in the novel Riding Freedom that they are reading.
At Independence Elementary, students in Jamie Greer’s 1st grade think math is fun. As a culminating activity, students visited centers within their classroom to complete numbers base ten projects from the new Common Core State Standards. The students rotated to centers using different manipulatives to make groups of tens and ones. To learn more about the Common Core State Standards you can visit http://www.corestandards.org/
Pictured above Alexis Gongora, Aaliyah Miller, and Derrion Lumkins are working diligently on their number base ten projects.