Slidell HS Robotics Team Wins Regional & Advances to World Championships ::..
The Slidell High School Tiger Robotics Team 3946 along with their Alliance Partners, Team Breakaway from Searcy, AR, and Team Wildcat Robotics from Destrehan, LA, won first place in the FIRST® Bayou Regional Robotics Competition held at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner March 19-21 and have now advanced to the FIRST® World Championships, to be held on April 22-25 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, MO.
The Bayou Regional presented by Entergy® is the FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition of Louisiana and Mississippi and is held annually in the spring. The competition welcomes teams from anywhere in the country and around the world to compete alongside the Louisiana and Mississippi teams.
Schools to Close for Spring/Easter Break ::..
St. Tammany Parish Public Schools will close for the Spring/Easter Break Monday, March 30th through Monday, April 6th. Schools will reopen Tuesday, April 7th.
School Board support offices will be closed Friday, April 3rd and Monday, April 6th.
High School & Junior High School Special Olympics Held ::..
Over 150 junior high and 136 high school athletes with special needs experienced the spirit of competition as they participated in the Junior High and High School Special Olympics on Tuesday, March 24th and Thursday, March 26th.
to view a photo page from the Special Olympics Events.
Athletes were encouraged and cheered on by peer buddies, parents, and over 100 student and community volunteers as they demonstrated courage and confidence competing in track and field events including the 50 meter walk/run, 50 meter wheel chair race, softball throw, standing long jump and wheelchair rope pull.
“Our motto in our School System is Every Child, Every Day and as I witness the joy and ...
Pre-K, Kindergarten and First Grade Registration Dates ::..
Spring registration for the 2015-2016 School Year will begin April 21, 2015, for students entering kindergarten or first grade for the first time in the St. Tammany Parish Public School System, and registration for Pre-Kindergarten classes will begin May 27, 2015.
View a full list of registration requirements on the School System Registration Webpage.
Kindergarten and First Grade Registration Schedule
Any child born before October 1, 2009, will be eligible for the first grade, and any child born before October 1, 2010, will be eligible for kindergarten.
Registration for kindergarten and first grade students entering St. Tammany Parish Public Schools for the first time will be held at the school the student will ...
National Merit Finalists Announced for 2014-15 School Year ::..
St. Tammany Parish Public Schools have some of the top high school seniors in the nation with 9 National Merit Finalists for the 2014-15 school year announced by the National Merit Scholarship Program.
“The opportunities provided to our students enable them to be among the best and brightest in our state and nation. Having nine National Merit Finalists in our district is a testament to the high quality education we provide for our students and community,” said Superintendent W. L. “Trey” Folse, III.
The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955. High school students enter the National Merit Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, a test ...