#STPPSFootball started a day early this week as Slidell hosted Hammond on Thursday night at Lakeshore. Slidell extended its winning streak to three games with a 32-8 win over Hammond.
The action will continue Friday with Covington at Ponchatoula, Lakeshore at Loranger, Mandeville at Fontainebleau, Northshore at St. Paul's, Pearl River at Riverdale and Salmen at Bogalusa.
All season long, quarterly score updates from every game will be posted on our official Twitter feed, @stppschools. If you don't have Twitter, score updates will be available on the STPPS Mobile App (under the Twitter button).
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Schools across the St. Tammany Parish Public School System took part in National Healthy Lunch Day on September 19. National Healthy Lunch Day is an initiative by the American Diabetes Association to help companies, organizations and communities inspire, encourage and empower employees and students to eat healthy lunches.
Lending a Helping Hand ::..
During the 2016-2017 school year, the STPPS community raised more than $85,000 for five local non-profit organizations. As a direct result of one of those STPPS fundraising efforts, a Fontainebleau Junior High student has benefitted by a donation thanks to Addie’s Angels.
Addie’s Angels, led by Fontainebleau Junior High assistant principal Bill Gallagher, purchased a new R82 Crocodile Gait Trainer walker for FJH student Jacob Rogers. Jacob was outfitted for his new walker on Monday at school. The purchase was made possible by the more than $10,000 donation to Addie’s Angels in April by the STPPS community.
Addie’s Angels is a non-profit organization benefiting children who have lost the use of one or more limbs or have limb abnormalities. The ...
Inside the Classroom: Whispering Forest's Schneiderian Math Run ::..
What do you get when you combine exercise and math multiplication facts? You get the Schneiderian Math Run.
Kenny Schneider’s third grade class at Whispering Forest Elementary is learning math through unique strategies that his students will use in head-to-head competitions against other third grade classes at WFE.
Schneider uses non-traditional teaching methods to engage his students. He even strums his acoustic guitar to smoothly transition from one subject to the next!
Learning math + exercise + competitive attitude = The Schneiderians.
STPPS Superintendent Trey Folse signed a proclamation declaring September 18-22 as "Constitution Week" in the School System. Observed on Monday, September 18, Constitution Day commemorates the September 17, 1787, signing of the United States Constitution.
Members of the Pierre de Mandeville Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) presented Superintendent Folse with pocket Constitutions for STPPS students.
The Daughters of the American Revolution chapters work with the School System in several ways throughout the year, from presenting books of historical interest to school libraries to giving out Citizenship Awards at the end of each school year.
STPPS adheres to the equal opportunity provisions of federal and civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability.