Schools Celebrate the Season ::..
Schools around St. Tammany have been celebrating the holidays with many activities including concerts, decorating Christmas trees, and educational activities aimed at learning about how other cultures celebrate the season.
to view a photo page of Christmas activities from around the district.
Students from Covington Elementary helped Central Office staff get into the Christmas spirit when the students visited to decorate the Christmas tree and sing Christmas carols.
The Slidell High School choir delighted the crowd as they performed a selection of holiday songs at a reception prior to the December 11th School Board Meeting at the C.J. Schoen Administrative Complex.
Students at Madisonville Elementary, Honey Island Elementary and several other schools ...
Schools to Close for Winter/Christmas Break ::..
Students will report to school for one half day on Friday, December 19 before the Winter/Christmas break which will begin on Monday, December 22. Classes will resume on Monday, January 5, 2015.
School board support offices will close at noon on Tuesday, December 23 and reopen on Monday, December 29. Offices will again close at noon on Tuesday, December 30 and reopen on Monday, January 5.
Honey Island Student Wins 2014 National Red Ribbon Photo Contest ::..
Honey Island Elementary second grader Kendall Remerow was presented with a $1000 check for Honey Island by DEA Agent Terry Davis during the morning announcements on Wednesday for winning the 2014 National Red Ribbon Photo Contest. Also, helping present the check was Slidell Police Chief Randy Smith.
“Roses are red, violets are blue, I hate drugs how about you?” was the poem written on Kendall’s poster that won her the prize for her school and an iPad for her family. Kendall was the only student in the running from Louisiana and was one of only 10 individual student winners chosen nationwide from hundreds of entries and over 188,000 votes.
The purpose of the contest was to involve families and ...
School System TV Station Ch. 13 Moves to Charter Channel 198 ::..
St. Tammany Parish Public School System’s educational television station, Channel 13, is now broadcast on Charter Cable Channel 198 instead of Channel 13. The change is a result of a realignment of channels by Charter Communications as part of their conversion to digital television.
“Our television station is committed to providing high-quality programming for our viewers,” said Director of Broadcasting Dr. Melody Swang. “Our Charter Cable viewers will have access to the same programming as before the move to Channel 198.”
Superintendent Folse Presents Check to the Children's Museum of St. Tammany ::..
Superintendent W. L. “Trey” Folse, III presented a check for $17,148.77 to representatives of the Children's Museum of St. Tammany at the School Board meeting on Thursday from funds raised through the annual Black and Gold Day.
This year, the Black and Gold Day fundraising event was held on November 7 and gave students and employees an opportunity to show their support for the New Orleans Saints and the Children’s Museum of St. Tammany by wearing their black and gold for a donation of $1.00 or more.
This is the fifth year the St. Tammany Parish Public School System has partnered with the Children’s Museum of St. Tammany for Black and Gold Day. Over $100,000 has now been raised ...