2014-2015 District Students of the Year Announced ::..
The three Students of the Year selected recently to represent the St. Tammany Parish Public School System for the 2014-2015 School Year are 5th grader Elise Strain from Lake Harbor Middle School, 8th grader Austin Thombs from Boyet Junior High School, and 12th grader Hailey Teachout from Fontainebleau High School.
The students were selected based on their outstanding academic achievement, leadership skills, character, and service to their schools and communities. They were chosen Students of the Year at the school level first before being chosen at the district level by a panel of judges. The three district winners advance to the regional competitions in February.
"We are so proud of everything these students have accomplished to be chosen as ...
Show Spirit Friday for Basket of Hope ::..
“Super Spirit Day” will be held this Friday, January 30 in St. Tammany Parish Public Schools and Support Offices. Students and employees are invited to wear shirts or jerseys representing their favorite schools or teams with the donation of $1 or more to Basket of Hope.
All donations will go toward Basket of Hope which delivers baskets and hope totes to hospitalized kids and their families in St. Tammany.
to learn more about the great work this organization does in our community.
BOOST Workshop Focuses on Differentiated Instruction with Technology Integration ::..
The January BOOST workshop was held on Thursday, January 22 for teachers new to St. Tammany Parish Public Schools at the Treen Technology Center and Mayfield Elementary.
The focus of the workshop was on “Differentiated Instruction with Technology Integration”. First and second year teachers attending the workshop had the opportunity to engage in activities and discussions with “seasoned” teachers who were able to give examples and tips to help them use technology as a tool to meet the different needs of their students.
The B.O.O.S.T. Network, which stands for Building Our Own Superior Teachers, is designed to provide new teachers to St. Tammany Parish Public Schools support and professional development throughout the school year. “Seasoned” teachers and administrators ...
Pine View Middle Holds "Buddy Bench" Dedication ::..
Pine View Middle School held St. Tammany’s first official Buddy Bench dedication on Monday in front of students and special visitors.
The benches at Pine View Middle have a designated spot on the playground and are for those students who might be having a bad day, may be shy or sad, or for a new student who is looking to meet some new friends. When a child sits on the bench, they are inviting a friend to play.
Shelley Marengo, a parent of a Pine View student and resident of Covington, learned about the Buddy Bench project and made it her mission to bring the concept to St. Tammany. Marengo worked with the Exchange Club of West St. Tammany ...
Notice of School Board Vacancy, District 12 ::..
The Board invites citizens interested in being considered to fill the unexpired term of office for St. Tammany Parish School Board, District 12, to send a letter of interest as well as their notification that they meet the qualifications to hold the office of Board Member to the Board President to be received by noon on Thursday, January 29, 2015. Such letter should include contact information and state the person’s age, the current primary residence address within District 12, the length of residence in District 12, the length of residence in Louisiana and provide any other supporting information to assist Board Members in assessing the credentials and experience of the candidate.
The letter must ...