Please come and share ideas with district leaders to
assist in developing activities that increase family engagement and enhance student achievement.
Meetings will be held in two locations:
Thursday, March 14th at 6:00 p.m. in the School Board Meeting Room at the TPSS Central Office in Amite.
Thursday, March 21st at 6:00 p.m. at the TPSS Technology Center in Hammond
Ms. Ebony Cage, first grade teacher at Midway Elementary School, is facilitating a guided reading group to challenge the students to find text based evidence of questions she posed to them. Ms. Cage gives up her lunch time daily to eat with her students in the cafe. She uses that time to continue to build relationships with them.
Midway Elementary is proud to announce our Eaglets who were recognized as “Terrific Kids” and “B.U.G.s (Bringing Up Grades). This program is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club. Each child chosen earns a certificate and a bag of goodies. They are recognized in a ceremony where their families are invited. Pictured from l to r (top to bottom): Gabriel Webber, Kylee Lips, Timothy Schaffer, Maddison Williams, Taylor Selders, Si'Mya Fox, Jadah White, Mrs. Daugereaux (principal), Gage Miller, Estefany Solis, Yeimi Melendez, Carson Crews, Alexander Nunez, Cynthia Roe, Kellen Shurden, and Mr. Ed with the Kiwanis Club.
Tangee Daugereaux, principal of Midway Elementary, is pictured here with the “Eaglets of the Month.” These students are chosen because they exemplify the characteristics of our Eaglets by S.O.A.R. ing. They are Seekers, Optimistic, Achievers, and Respectful. Pictured here are: Alejandra Ferrera, Danna Vazquez, Melanyn Torres-Herebia, Alaina Nutter, Kara Mays, and Kyleigh Robertson.
TEACHER OF THE YEAR
Midway Elementary School is proud to announce their 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Deborah Dunn. Mrs. Dunn has been an educator for twenty years. She has taught kindergarten, first, third, seventh, and eighth grades. Twelve years ago she earned her master’s degree in early intervention and has been teaching Special Education since then. She currently teaches a Pre-k blended class. Her principal, Mrs. Daugereaux states, “Mrs. Dunn is the epitome of an effective teacher. She is well versed in her field, creative, patient, loving, and her knowledge of her students is incredible. She is truly a blessing to Midway!” Mrs. Dunn is married to Tony and together they are the parents of Zachariah (3 ½) and Zion (23 months). Congratulations Mrs. Dunn. We are proud of you!
Midway Elementary celebrated National Unity Day by wearing orange shirts and boots. The entire school paraded in the bus loop waving an orange streamer and chanting, “Stomp Out Bullying, Hugs not Drugs.” As all students recite the Anti-bullying pledge daily, they are committing themselves to Speaking Out Against Bullying, Being Kind When they see Bullying, and Reaching Out to Someone that is being Bullied.
Midway Elementary School pre-kindergarten students, Gabrianna Brown and Robert Harwell, from Mrs. Therese Duval's class greet each other at the beginning of class. All of the pre-kindergarten students start each day with a positive greeting as they enter the class choosing to share a Thumbs Up, Wave, Fist Bump, or High Five. Way to go Midway Elementary Pre-Kindergartners!
Ms. Donakey's 2nd grade students at Midway Elementary are dreaming of "Oh the Places They Can Go." Ms. Donakey taught the children to make a dream board. They used brochures from Tangi Tourism to write and draw about where they wanted to go. Elysian Landrum, Devon McMorris, Brandon McKay, and Kylie Turner had fun reading and learning about places they could visit in Tangipahoa Parish, as well as the state of Louisiana.
Midway students were recognized for their high Accelerated Reader scores. The girl and boy from each grade with the highest score received a trophy. Pictured from left to right are as follows: Mrs. Wanda Davis (Principal), Mrs. Ethel Gilless (Librarian) Addyson Damare (1st grade), Andrew Wallace (1st grade), Ellie Millet (2nd grade), Domonick McCoy (2nd grade), Nevaeh Pierre (3rd grade), Landen Brown (3rd grade), and Mrs. Jamie Mills-Jackson (Assistant Principal).
Help our PE program earn money for equipment.
Please send in your box tops all year long!