Student Spotlight: Kalani Brown, Salmen Girls Basketball Player ::..
Student Spotlight is a new feature that highlights outstanding students in the St. Tammany Parish Public School System.
Name: Kalani Brown
School: Salmen High School
When did you start playing basketball and why?
I started playing basketball at the age of 8 because my dad was in the NBA and I thought it would be fun.
What awards/honors have you received?
2013 USA Gold Medalist 16U, 2014 Gatorade Player of the Year, 2014 Louisiana Hall of Fame Athlete of the Year, 2014 & 2015 Miss Louisiana Basketball, 2015 McDonalds All-American, 2015 Max Prep All American, 2015 Michael Jordan Brand All-American, 2015 Women Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA), 2015 Naismith Trophy Top Five Finalist, 2012-2015 LA ...
NHS Student Wins FIRST Dean's List Award ::..
Northshore High School student and robotics team member Ben Rowley represented St. Tammany Parish Public Schools on the national stage recently when he was selected as a FIRST Dean’s List Award winner.
Ben was one of only 20 students from across the United States and Canada selected for the prestigious award during a ceremony at the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Championship in St. Louis.
The Dean’s List Award recipients are nominated by their team mentors and chosen based on their leadership skills, commitment to FIRST ideals, contributions to their team, and their effectiveness in increasing awareness of FIRST within their schools and communities.
Winners of the Dean’s List Award will receive a ...
Team St. Tammany Wins Big at State Fitness Meet ::..
Team St. Tammany showcased the athleticism of St. Tammany over the weekend, winning big at the Louisiana Schools Elementary Fitness Championship in Baton Rouge.
The district Fitness Team competed against top elementary fitness athletes from over 25 parishes.
Abney Elementary’s Maya Calloway won 1st in the Shuttle Run and 3rd in the V-sit, while teammate Bryce Bell, also from Abney Elementary, won 2nd in Pull-ups. Team St. Tammany finished 6th overall.
St. Tammany was represented at the state meet by the six student overall winners from the district Elementary Fitness Meet which was held at Lakeshore High School in March.
The state Elementary Fitness Championship is one of over 50 sporting events held across the ...
Students Dazzled by Magic of Science ::..
Covington High students became the teachers when over 700 second grade students visited their school for “Science Awareness Day”.
The second graders from Covington area elementary schools learned about science through hands-on activities and demonstrations led by the high school students.
“This event is a great community connection between our schools,” said Superintendent W. L. “Trey” Folse, III. “It not only benefits the second grade students, but also allows the high school students to develop leadership skills, serve the ...
Brock Elementary Hosts Career Day ::..
Fourth and fifth grade students at Brock Elementary were inspired to dream big during Career Day.
View a photo page from the event.
Students dressed in their best business attire talked with representatives of a variety of careers from law enforcement and military to teaching and medicine, giving them insight into different professions.
Superintendent Folse thanked the community members in attendance and said, “In our school system we have a motto of working together for success, and I can’t think of a better example of that than having the students here and the community people here to help the students learn about careers.”
Hands-on activities and interactive exhibits gave students a taste of the real world. ...