School System TV Station Ch. 13 Moves to Charter Channel 198 ::..
St. Tammany Parish Public School System’s educational television station, Channel 13, is now broadcast on Charter Cable Channel 198 instead of Channel 13. The change is a result of a realignment of channels by Charter Communications as part of their conversion to digital television.
“Our television station is committed to providing high-quality programming for our viewers,” said Director of Broadcasting Dr. Melody Swang. “Our Charter Cable viewers will have access to the same programming as before the move to Channel 198.”
Superintendent Folse Presents Check to the Children's Museum of St. Tammany ::..
Superintendent W. L. “Trey” Folse, III presented a check for $17,148.77 to representatives of the Children's Museum of St. Tammany at the School Board meeting on Thursday from funds raised through the annual Black and Gold Day.
This year, the Black and Gold Day fundraising event was held on November 7 and gave students and employees an opportunity to show their support for the New Orleans Saints and the Children’s Museum of St. Tammany by wearing their black and gold for a donation of $1.00 or more.
This is the fifth year the St. Tammany Parish Public School System has partnered with the Children’s Museum of St. Tammany for Black and Gold Day. Over $100,000 has now been raised ...
2015-2016 School Year Calendar Released ::..
The St. Tammany Parish Public School System calendar for the 2015-2016 School Year has been released. The first day of school will be Friday, August 7, 2015, and the last day of school for students will be a half day on Friday, May 20, 2016.
Please note that if state testing conflicts with the calendar, the scheduled Easter/Spring Break holiday may be moved to a different date.
2015-2016 School Year Printable Calendar
Lyon Elementary Celebrates 50th Birthday ::..
It was a 50th Birthday Celebration at Lyon Elementary today complete with cake, balloons and the singing of “Happy Birthday” by third grade chorus students.
Lyon Elementary third grader Ava Vashko welcomed everyone before Jeanine Barnes, current Lyon Elementary Principal, acknowledged many distinguished guests in attendance which included Superintendent W. L. “Trey” Folse, School Board Members, former administrators and teachers, Covington Mayor Mike Cooper and Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz.
Superintendent W. L. “Trey” Folse, III said many people have called Lyon Elementary a hidden gem in a tight-knit community, and that “For 50 years Lyon Elementary has served the Covington community and through those generations many, many awesome teachers have paved the way and laid the groundwork ...
Care for KIT Receives Donation from Funds Raised at "Apple of Our Eye" Event ::..
St. Tammany Parish Public Schools’ community partnership with Lakeview Regional Medical Center helped raise $3285 to assist Kids in Transition (KIT) students through the 3rd Annual “Apple of Our Eye” teacher appreciation fundraising event.
"Fundraisers like 'Apple of Our Eye' make it possible for us to provide the necessary funds to promote academic success and student achievement," said Lynn Johnson, Kids in Transition Liaison. "Lakeview Regional has been an integral partner in our mission to assist homeless students and their families."
The event, which drew 162 attendees, was a $5 jewelry and accessory sale for the faculty and staff of the St. Tammany Parish School System and was hosted by Lakeview Regional Medical Center in Covington. Awards for the ...