Students, Support Employees and Sub of the Year Honored ::..
Some of the District’s best and brightest students and employees were honored at a special reception and recognized at the April Board Meeting.
The Students, Support Employees and Substitute of the Year were introduced and congratulated for their outstanding accomplishments.
“Each year we celebrate the outstanding students and employees who are selected to represent our entire School System,” said Superintendent Folse. “This is a chance to thank the honorees, their families, their administrators and others who support them for contributing to our District’s success.”
Each of the honorees were recognized and presented an award during the Board Meeting, and videos highlighting the achievements of the Students of the Year were shown.
Students of the Year
STPPS Mobile App Now Available ::..
The St. Tammany Parish Public School System is proud to announce the launch of its mobile app, an all-in-one information source for parents, students, employees and community members. The app provides easy access to important information and resources conveniently anytime and anywhere on a mobile device.
The St. Tammany Schools app is free for users and is available for download in the Apple iTunes Store and Google Play Store. Instructions and download are also available at www.stpsb.org/app
“Our decision to create a mobile app was motivated by our desire to enhance our district communication between our School System and our parents, students and community,” said Superintendent W. L. “Trey” Folse, III. “The St. Tammany community will ...
STPPS Welcomes Newest Partner in Reach Out and Read Initiative ::..
St. Tammany Parish Public Schools welcomed the newest partner in the Striving Readers Literacy Grant Reach Out and Read initiative at a kick-off event at the St. Tammany Community Health Center in Slidell on Friday in an effort to connect healthcare to literacy for children through partnerships with pediatricians.
Those attending the event included School System representatives, parish government officials, pediatricians, Reach Out and Read partners and families who were the first to receive books in the program.
“Having representatives from the parish government and healthcare community join our School System for this event shows the commitment our community has to early childhood education,” said Superintendent W. L. “Trey” Folse, III. “Putting books in the hands of children ...
Board Member Dennis S. Cousin Sworn In ::..
New St. Tammany Parish School Board member Dennis S. Cousin was sworn in during the Committee As A Whole meeting on April 9th in front of family and members of the board. Mr. Cousin was elected to the board on March 28, 2015 to represent District 14.
Mr. Cousin takes over for Anthony Alfred who served on the board on an interim basis since October of 2014 following the passing of his son, Ray Alfred, who had served on the board for 24 years.
“It is tough when you replace one legend, but I have to replace two legends. Anthony Alfred and Ray Alfred both did an outstanding job in this seat and I just hope to continue with ...
Superintendent Presents Check to Habitat for Humanity St. Tammany West ::..
Superintendent W. L. “Trey” Folse, III presented a check to Habitat for Humanity St. Tammany West in the amount of $10,052.34 from funds raised by St. Tammany Parish Public School students, parents and employees during the recent “Hats for Habitat” districtwide fundraiser where students and employees were allowed to wear hats for a donation of a dollar or more to Habitat for Humanity.
“We are pleased that we could partner with this great organization to help out families in need, many who have children in our School System,” said Superintendent Folse.
This was the first of two checks to be presented from the districtwide fundraiser where a grand total of over $20,000 was raised. Habitat for Humanity has east ...