Exploring Forms of Energy ::..
Did you know there are three forms of energy? You have potential energy, kinetic energy, and STPPS energy! Officially, it's only potential and kinetic, but our bright young minds use STPPS energy every day.
Sixth-grade science students at Fifth Ward Junior High explored all three forms of energy as they used their homemade roller coasters to study the energy forms in action.
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2018 #STPPSFootball: Week 8 Scoreboard ::..
Week 8 of the 2018 #STPPSFootball season was filled with streaks continuing and streaks coming to an end.
Five of the six games were played on STPPS home fields, while Fontainebleau was the lone team playing outside St. Tammany Parish. In Ponchatoula, Fontainebleau's offense scored early and often as the Bulldogs (5-3) ran away with a 58-34 road win over the Green Wave (2-6).
Second-ranked Lakeshore (8-0) extended its regular-season win streak to 20 games with a convincing 52-7 win over Franklinton (3-5). The Titans have scored 45-plus points in six games this season including five straight.
On Homecoming night, Mandeville (2-5) suffered a heartbreaking 24-21 loss to district rival Hammond (4-4). Northshore (3-5) used a second-half surge to snap its four-game ...
A Night of Stars ::..
Our School System is filled with shining stars, but on prior to the October School Board Meeting, we recognized the best honored as the 2018-2019 Teachers and Principals of the Year.
Malinda Meyer (Folsom Elementary), Lauren Bethancourt (Boyet Junior High), and Dr. Todd Tarifa (Northshore High) were recognized as the District Teachers of the Year. Jeanine Barnes (Lyon Elementary), Mary Ann Cucchiara (Mandeville Junior High), and Saudah Blackman-Stokes (Salmen High) were honored as the District Principals of the Year.
Barnes also has been selected as a semifinalist in the 2019 Louisiana Principal of the Year program held by the Louisiana Department of Education which honors the most exceptional school leaders from school systems across the state.
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Success Stories: Best in Show ::..
Fifth Ward Junior High seventh-grader Kayl Tassin is the latest in what has become a family tradition of showing award-winning livestock. With the insistence of her older brother Reese, the Tassins began showing livestock and he became the first of three to win at the state, parish and national levels in the Future Farmers of America (FFA).
Kayl credits Fifth Ward agriscience teacher Tommy Peters and STPPS providing opportunities such as FFA for helping hone her presentation and speaking skills.
We Can Do That: Become an Onion Pro ::..
Do you smell that? Gumbo weather is finally in the air!
But first, let one of our ProStart Program students show you the perfect way to chop an onion for your gumbo.
Every day, our students are learning skills to prepare them for the next phase in life. During the 2017-2018 school year, STPPS students earned 4,106 industry-based certifications in our career tech programs.
Throughout the school year, STPPS students will teach you new skills that you too can use every day. That's the power of WE WILL.