STPPS Raises Nearly $21,000 for NAMI St. Tammany ::..
STPPS students, employees and families raised nearly $21,000 for NAMI St. Tammany during their district-wide fundraiser day. In December, students and employers were able to wear jeans to school with a donation of $1 or more.
Superintendent W.L. “Trey” Folse III presented a check for $20,788.91 to NAMI St. Tammany Executive Director Nick Richard at the January School Board meeting.
NAMI St. Tammany provides resources for mental health in our community through education, support, resources and advocacy here in St. Tammany Parish. To learn more about the National Alliance for Mental Illness in St. Tammany Parish, visit www.namisttammany.org.
STPPS Well-Represented at West Chamber Installation ::..
Several STPPS students shined during Wednesday's St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce Installation Luncheon held at the Tchefuncte Country Club.
Lakeshore High School's Color Guard presented the colors, while Fontainebleau High School sisters Lexie and Chrissy Weber sang the National Anthem. Mandeville High School senior Elisabeth McLaughlin led the assembled group in the Pledge of Allegiance.
STPPS Superintendent W.L. "Trey" Folse III served as the Master of Ceremonies after being on the board for the past year. Assistant Superintendent Dr. Regina Sanford will represent STPPS on the STWCC Advisory Board.
Folse shared sage advice towards the end of Wednesday's luncheon. "As a parent, thank a teacher and a principal every day for the way they impact our kids' lives." ...
The St. Tammany Parish School Board elected board and committee officers for 2017. Robin P. Mullett was elected president of the St. Tammany Parish School Board at the group’s December 2016 meeting. Ms. Mullett serves District 13 and has been on the board for more than seven years. She most recently served as Board Vice President. “I am proud to represent our St. Tammany School Board for the next year,” said Mullett. “As a board, we plan to work together on a daily basis to continue to meet the needs of students, parents, School System employees and citizens of our parish.”
District 3 Board Member Michael J. Dirmann was elected School Board Vice President. ...
Mandeville High Senior Selected for Senate Youth Program ::..
A Mandeville High Senior has been selected as one of only two students to represent Louisiana as a delegate to the United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP).
Elisabeth McLaughlin will attend a week-long government and leadership program in Washington D.C. in March and will receive a $10,000 scholarship.
She was selected for her outstanding academic achievement and extensive leadership and community involvement.
Elisabeth is President of the Mandeville High Youth and Government Club and serves as her Class President and president of the Mandeville High Helping Hands Club. She is actively involved with YMCA youth and government activities including the Youth Model United Nations, Youth Legislature, ...