Headline Archives - September 2016
Nesom Memorial School celebrated Grandparent's Day Friday, September 9. Invitations were sent out and over 100 grandparents attended from Pre-K through 4th grade. Mrs. Grace read How to Babysit a Grandma and then students and grandparents made a picture frame and took "twin" pictures as in the book.LES SuperDad Fun RunLoranger Elementary School held Open House and Super Dad Fun Run on Monday, September 19. Parents met with teachers in their classrooms then attended a general assembly. Everyone completed the evening with a Superhero themed fun run. Teachers, staff, parents and students had a wonderful night. Click here to see more pictures.
Students in Ms. Erin March's Monday B'YON Gifted Enrichment class at Martha Vinyard solved the case and saved the Constitution! They beat the timer for Constitution Heist, a Breakout EDU game centered around the Constitution of the United States.
Click here to see lots of pictures from the Breakout EDU session.
Koby Bryant, Sumner High School, downloads the Constitution Day App and reads the Preamble.
Kiersten Peltier will represent Tangipahoa Parish at the 2017 Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C. this fall. During her week long assignment, she will hold an advisory position - which will facilitate learning among a body of youth scholars from around the nation. In addition, she will tour monumental landmarks in D.C. and attend a Gala with the new President elect. Ms. Peltier is a 3rd grade teacher at D.C. Reeves Elementary School in Ponchatoula, LA.
Hammond's new Police Chief Stewart came to speak to the 5th-8th grade students at Woodland Park Magnet School on September 27, 2016. He wanted to introduce himself to the Wildcats and to spread the message of studying hard, listening to the teachers, and staying in school. He provided a message of hope and promise for all who set goals and apply themselves in reaching those goals. He stated constantly that "Education is the key!
Natalbany Middle School hosted an “Inspirational Breakfast” on Thursday, September 22, 2016. Several local male community leaders were in attendance and came to help inspire selected student leaders. Coach Brock Banos welcomed guests and expressed appreciation of their presence. The breakfast program was led by students, which included an encouraging song performed by Jamar Lott and a speech by Antron Dillon about the importance of positive role models. Guests gave words of wisdom and motivation about setting goals for themselves and socialized with the young men. Food along with beverages were provided to guests and donated by Chick-Fil-A, University Donuts, Raising Cane’s, and Starbucks. Also, The Royale Oak donated bow ties for the young gentlemen to wear.
Pictured are: Kameron Robertson, Isaiah Gay, Antron Dillon, Ty'Darreous McGee, Mr. Robby Miller (Parish President), Markiel Self, Peyton Hare, Jose Alvarez, Jamar Lott, Christian Brown, and Mason Detweiller;