Mandeville Elementary Holds Relay Recess to Benefit American Cancer Society ::..
Mandeville Elementary students were engaged in the fight against cancer as they learned about how to stay healthy while raising money for the American Cancer Society during their Relay Recess event.
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In addition to walking, the event included a soccer station as a fun way to stay active, a healthy snack station, a healthy facts area and a station where students made cards for patients at Children’s Hospital.
Fundraising events took place in the classroom throughout the week with the top class per grade level winning a healthy snack party. On the day of the Relay Recess event students could donate a dollar and wear a cap and sunglasses to ...
First Ever High School Unified Bocce Games Held ::..
It was an inspiring display of teamwork and school spirit at the first ever High School Unified Bocce Games held at Covington High School.
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The St. Tammany Parish Adapted Physical Education Department hosted the games to provide students with and without disabilities an opportunity to participate in a sporting event together as one. Students partnered up in teams of two from Covington High, Lakeshore High, Mandeville High and Fontainebleau High.
Superintendent W. L. “Trey” Folse, III said, “It is really special to see all the students being together on the field competing and having fun. It’s just an amazing moment and goes to our theme of being inspired for Every Child, Every ...
Schools to Close for Thanksgiving Holiday ::..
St. Tammany Parish Public Schools will close for the Thanksgiving Holidays on Monday, November 23, through Friday, November 27. Classes will resume on Monday, November 30.
Support offices will close at noon on Wednesday, November 25, and will re-open on Monday, November 30.
Leadership Northshore Visits School System ::..
Members of the Leadership Northshore Class of 2016 visited the School System to learn more about education in St. Tammany Parish.
The emerging business and community leaders started their day at Central Office where Superintendent Folse and district administrators presented an overview of the School System.
The Leadership students split into groups and visited learning stations for hands-on demonstrations of instructional technology and updates about new educational offerings in the district.
Woodlake Elementary Teacher and State Teacher of the Year Kelly Stomps taught the attendees a lesson using a flipchart, demonstrating how she uses technology to teach music.
Tracy Hoffman, the School System High School Teacher of the Year, taught the group about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering ...
MHS Wins State Girls Cross Country Championship ::..
Mandeville High won the 5A Girls Cross Country State Championship at the LHSAA Cross Country State Meet Wednesday.
The Skippers also finished with four of the top ten individual spots.
Olivia Murphy earned first place and an individual state title with a time of 18:36.2.
Right behind her was Claire Crosby in second place followed by Alley McCulley in fourth and Chelsey Jones in ninth.