Roseland Montessori is pleased to announce the 2015 Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Rainey Iasigi. Rainey has taught at REMS since it's start 4 years ago. She teaches 4t - 6th grade Math, and does a fantastic job teaching concepts at this level u sing the Montessori materials. Rainey is a teacher leader at REMS and for the district. She has a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership, and is currently expecting their first child. REMS is proud to have Rainey as part of the school family.
Jenny Saing's Pre-K and Kindergarten students at Hammond Westside Montessori School read the story, How to Dress a Po'boy, by Johnette Downing, and made a "how to" video to go along with it. Click here to see the video.
Brendan Cuti, Hammond High Magnet School sophomore, placed first in a social studies competition at the Louisiana State Beta Club Convention recently. Students must be proficient in knowledge in topics including American history, civics, economics, world history, geography and current events. More than fifty schools were represented at the state convention. Brendan has advanced to the National Beta Club Convention competition level. This event will be held in Nashville in June. HHMS is very proud of Brendan!
The annual B'YON Scrabble Tournament took place recently at Hammond Westside Montessori School. Teachers Erin March, Beverly Beech, Michelle Mount, and Gretchen Hintz, who work with the B'YON students, organize this district-wide yearly event for the kids.
The Jewel Sumner High Cowgirls basketball team is traveling to Lake Charles to attend the LHSAA Top 28 Semi-Finals for the first time since 1988. The Cowgirls finished their season with an overall record of 26-3 and a district record of 10-0. This is the first time the Cowgirls have won a District Championship since becoming a 3A school.
Hammond Westside Montessori School hosted a “Knock It Out of the PARCC” and a “Parent Montessori Workshop” on Saturday, February 7, 2015. Both were a huge success with a great turnout! A lot of hard work went into the planning and preparation of this event. It enlightened parents who attended of what PARCC was about and how we are preparing students for success! There were many teachers, staff, administrators and parents involved in this Saturday event to help our children.A special thank you to Lea James for making her idea become a reality. She "stepped up to the plate", got a committee of hard working people, and "ran home" with it! “Knock it Out of the PARCC” Committee from left to right:Becky Navara, Angela Bradford, Cathy LeBlanc, Lea James, Mia Lewis, and Tonya Betancourt.