Headline Archives November 2014
Students in Mrs. Burns’ cooking class at PHS participated in Community Based Instruction by shopping for groceries as part of their preparation for the Special Education Department’s Thanksgiving luncheon. The student’s planned, shopped, prepared, transported, decorated and served the meal with finesse.
On Saturday, November 15, local churches and organizations participated in a Servolution Outreach. Area children, under the guidance of Servolution volunteers, made gift bags for area school teachers, thanking them for all they do for our children in the City of Hammond. Pictured is Jamie Callahan, First Grade teacher from Hammond Westside Montessori, receiving an "Appreciation Gift Bag" from Jason Granger.
The Loranger High School Cheer Teams competed Sunday, November 17, 2014 at the UCA Louisiana Regional Cheer Competition at Live Oak High School. The squads earned the following awards:
2nd out of 10 teams in the Gameday Division.
1st out of 9 teams in the Medium Varsity Non-Tumbling Division.
They also earned two bids to the National High School Cheerleading Competition in Orlando, Florida in February 2015.
Students in Mrs. Angela Bradford and Mrs. Alanna Langla’s 6th grade class at Hammond Westside Montessori studied voting rights and made posters describing why they thought it was important to vote. Throughout the week, leading up to election day, they will be doing a variety of activities surrounding citizenship, and the rights and responsibilities of citizens, including: a class election for Student Government positions, identifying the steps required to register to vote, exploring the various ways to register to vote, understanding the job duties of elected positions, and they will discover why every vote counts. Pictured from left to right is Aja Hutton, Patrick Donnelly, Mykeria White, Destiney Jackson, Amya Taylor, Carissa Celestine, and Nataly GuardadoHammond Westside Montessori students worked on a "Volcano" close reading, researched volcanos, and wrote and typed a composition about volcanoes! They learned about the parts of a volcano and completed this experiment! Second grade teachers Angele Walker and Kaylin Cruise do this with their classed every year. Students complete an experiment recording sheet where they discuss materials, hypothesis, procedure and results.