Summer Vacation is Here ::..
Wednesday, May 23rd marked the final day of the 2017-2018 school year for STPPS students. The 2018-2019 school year will begin on Thursday, August 9th.
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Have a safe and happy summer break!
STPPS Fundraising Tops $80K in 2017-2018 ::..
STPPS community members raised more than $19,000 for the St. Tammany Outreach for Suicide Prevention (STOPS) during its fourth and final District Fundraiser of the 2017-2018 school year.
Superintendent Trey Folse presented STOPS Executive Director Lynette Savoie with the donation at the May School Board Meeting.
STOPS provides important community programs, support, and resources for individuals and families in crisis in our St. Tammany Parish community. For more information about the services STOPS provides, visit www.stops-la.com.
All four School System fundraisers for the 2017-2018 school year raised a total of $81,203.54 for four local nonprofits this year.
12 More Administrators Appointed ::..
STPPS announced 12 additional new administrator appointments for the 2018-2019 school year prior to May's School Board Meeting.
They join the five new principal appointees introduced at April's Committee As A Whole Meeting.
Pictured from left to right are Jerry Leonard (Salmen High), William Gallagher (Northshore High), John Boudreaux (Covington High), Andrea Stant (Sixth Ward), Paul Morlier (Madisonville Junior High), Toni Rich (Bayou Lacombe Middle), Superintendent Trey Folse, Kenita Nicoulin (Folsom Junior High), Geremy Jackson (Boyet Junior High), Jerrilyn Swett (Lancaster), Laura Haggard (Lancaster), Jessica Venezia (Clearwood Junior High), and Donna Jones (Riverside).
Boyet Junior High - Geremy Jackson
Sixth Ward Elementary - Andrea Stant
Bayou Lacombe Middle - Toni Rich
Clearwood Junior High - Jessica Venezia
Covington High - John Boudreaux
Folsom Junior High - ...
Thank You, Volunteers ::..
Prior to Thursday's May School Board Meeting, Superintendent Trey Folse, School System staff and members of the St. Tammany Parish School Board recognized and thanked the many STPPS volunteers for their hard work and dedication during the past school year.
These volunteers epitomize this year's theme of "Together STPPS" as they selflessly volunteered their time to make our schools a better place. From helping at school events to assisting office staff, volunteers inspire others and help ensure the success of "Every Child, Every Day."
Many volunteers stay involved through the Parent Teacher Association (PTA). St. Tammany has the highest PTA involvement in the state with more than 17,000 members this school year.
Thank you to all the volunteers who give back ...
Seven Place First at State Literary Rally ::..
Seven STPPS students placed first in their respective subjects at the 2018 Louisiana State Literary Rally held April 21 at LSU.
Two of the seven first-place finishers, Mandeville High's Catherine Rockwell and Slidell's Tyler Grund, were the overall winners in Calculus II and Financial Literacy, respectively.
All eight STPPS high schools had at least one top-three finish in a given subject area. STPPS students participated in more than 30 subject areas at the State Literary Rally.
Sixty-two STPPS students qualified for the State Literary Rally after placing at the Southeast Louisiana District Literary Rally in February at Southeastern Louisiana University.
An academic tradition since 1909, the Louisiana State Rally aims to foster a sense of fair competition among participating schools across Louisiana. Over ...