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    March 2017
     
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    HEMS Talented Art Winner

     Khalil McKnight, 6th grader at Hammond Eastside Magnet, has won an Honorable Mention in the Louisiana Art Education Association's Youth Art Month Flag Design Contest.  This year's theme is "United Through Art".  Contestants were required to create a flag design which included the state name and Youth Art Month logo, focused on this year's theme, had a well-balanced composition, and could easily translate to an actual flag (bold colors and lines).  His artwork will be on exhibit at the Artists in the Capital Day Awards Ceremony in May, where he and HEM's middle school Visual Art teacher, Heather McNamara, will be recognized along with the other winners. 

     
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    LHS Carpentry 1st place award

    EXCEL high schools had a big day this past Friday at the annual ABC High School Craft Competition for the St. Rose Bayou Chapter. Four of EXCEL’s sponsored high schools competed in welding and carpentry with three taking top honors.  Loranger High School beat out three other schools for a 1st place finish in the carpentry category. EXCEL applauds the efforts put forth by these students and instructors. Pictured from L to R:  Max Finch, Laramie Carter, Joseph Baiamonte, and Johnnie Santangelo, Instructor.

     
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    DNA Activity
    7th graders at Natalbany Middle School are investigating the structure of DNA in Ms. Tricia Trinco's class 
     
      
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    Erosion Experiment at HWMS

    Laelle Hughes from Mrs. Cruise's second grade class at Hammond Westside Montessori School is learning about erosion. Her class created their own beach using water and a pan. The students created waves and watched the waves erode the beach.

     
     
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    "Gold Key" award winner

    Paris Hatfield, 10th grade Hammond High Magnet School Talented Art student, is the recipient of the "Gold Key" a top honor in the Scholastic Art and Writing Competition.  Congratulations, Paris.

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    OWD Special Olympics

    A group of students and teachers from O.W. Dillon participated in the Special Olympics on Wednesday, March 22nd. Students and teachers had a great time and we are proud of all of our athletes!

     
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    Dr. Seuss' birthday

    Dianne Cothern’s 1st  grade class at Champ Cooper Elementary School is celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday by reading some of their favorite Seuss books.

     
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    DC Reeves Popcorn volunteer

    Cindy Hoover Walters, for the D.C. Reeves PTO, goes to school every Friday to serve popcorn for the PBIS program. To the delight of the third and fourth graders, Ms. Walters purchased a costume that looks like popcorn box. What a great volunteer she is ! 

     
     
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    PHS First Responders

    The PHS First Responder classes recently got to meet with some Paramedics from the TV series "Nightwatch."

     
     
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    VES students are ready to BLAST the test next week

    Wonder Woman (Vinyard Principal, Melissa Ryan) and Bat Man (Reece) are ready to blast the test next week!!! 

     
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    High Fives for Testing! 

    First Day of Testing

    Members of the SLU Football team, local sororities, and local law enforcement officers came out in full force to cheer on the students at Woodland Park Magnet School.  Monday, April 3, 2017 was the first day of LEAP testing for students in grades 5th-8th.  The visitors were there to tell them they would be successful and to give it their all.  WPMS was appreciative for the support from the community.  Students, teachers, and administrators were ALL excited!

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    Local Artists Make their Mark

    PHS Talented Art

    Jaquan Brumfield, 10th grade
    Her poster won overall at the La. fairs and Festivals Association 
    She also won first for the student contest, Ponchatoula
    She received $175 in prize money!
    Check out the awesome poster and background, PHS students picking strawberries.

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    HEMS Talented Art  YAM Flag

    Hammond Eastside Student Receives Honorable Mention for Art Contest

    Khalil McKnight, 6th grader at Hammond Eastside Magnet, has won an Honorable Mention in the Louisiana Art Education Association's Youth Art Month Flag Design Contest.  This year's theme is "United Through Art".  Contestants were required to create a flag design which included the state name and Youth Art Month logo, focused on this year's theme, had a well-balanced composition, and could easily translate to an actual flag (bold colors and lines).  His artwork will be on exhibit at the Artists in the Capital Day Awards Ceremony in May, where he and HEM's middle school Visual Art teacher, Heather McNamara, will be recognized along with the other winners.  

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    Students display their work at the Young Artists Exhibit

    1st - Molly McDonald, HHMS

    2nd - Mikael Jarrett, HHMS

    3rd - Sierra Arbaugh, LHS

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