Headline Archives - August 2016
Shawn, Reese, Aren, and Donovan raise the flag at D.C. Reeves Elementary bright and early Wednesday morning, August 24th, to welcome their fellow students, teachers, and administrators back to school.
Loranger High School Wolfettes Dance Team attended Universal Dance Association's dance camp at ULL in Lafayette, La. this past summer. The Wolfettes received a superior trophy while at camp and also received the Team Full Out Trophy. Robeon Davis was this year's camp Drill Down Runner-Up. Top Row-Briana Peters, Abigail Giron, Abbygail Barnett, Brooke Ridgedell-Co-Captain, Bailey Zahn, Kirstin Drozd, and Haylee Farace; Middle Row-Hannah Landry, Adarah Jones, Hope Stevens, and Emma Pinion; Bottom Row- Clare Starkey-Captain, and Robeon Davis;
Students from Ponchatoula High and Southeastern Womens' Basketball Team joined together on Saturday, August 27th to unload donated school supplies. Hammond High Alum and Baylor University Coach, Kim Mulkey, donated the supplies for students in the Tangipahoa Parish School System where she grew up and went to school. Many thanks to Kim Mulkey and all the others who have made donations to help the students affected by the recent flooding.
Loranger Elementary first grade teacher Celia Wortham has won a trip to New York City after an essay she wrote won the top prize in a contest sponsored by the Lily Sarah Grace foundation. Ms. Wortham will travel with fellow Loranger Elementary first grade teacher Rebecca Freche to tour New York City and accept her award from LSG, which works to bring art and creativity back into classrooms across the country. LSG focuses their efforts on underfunded public elementary schools and seeks opportunities to reach out to all students, no matter their ability.Congratulations to Celia Wortham and Loranger Elementary School. Click here to read more.
Students at O.W. Dillon Leadership Academy were welcomed to school on the first day of the 2016-17 school year by Chief Administrative Officer Joe Thomas, Butch Robinson of the Roseland Police Department, School Board Member Walter Daniels, Parish President Robby Miller, Principal Hugh V. Wallace, III, Charles Terrell, former Superintendent of Tangipahoa Parish School District Louis Joseph, Mayor of Kentwood Irma Gordon, Irma Clines and Chris Chaplin.
Six Tangi teachers attended the Louisiana Forestry Association Teacher Tour in Pineville, LA this summer. They toured various sites learning about historical and present practices of forestry preservation, lumber processing and production. They earned certifications in Project Learning Tree, Project Wild and Project Wet.
Pictured above the Long Leaf Southern Heritage Museum in Long Leaf, LA.: Jac Lyn Owenby from Hammond High Magnet, Joy Coon from Independence Middle, Bridgette Dicharry from Greenville Park Leadership Academy, Nicole Hebert from Nesom Memorial, Renell Gunter from Hammond High Magnet, and Kiersten Peltier from D.C. Reeves Elementary;