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Celebrating Veteran's Day
Whispering Forest Elementary honored members of the armed forces in a Veterans Day program. The program was directed by Mrs. Sandra Barnes, music teacher, and featured the 2nd grade and Pre-K classes. Pictured below are, front row, left to right, Shelbi Maddox, Caden Barrios, and Korian Biagas. Back row, left to right, are Alex Abercrombie, Chloe Canulette,and Reid Ellinwood.
Above: Pre-kindergarten students shown are Brooklyn Bectel and Chancellor John.
Wildfowl Festival Student Art Contest
The Louisiana Wildfowl Carvers & Collectors Guild held its annual Wildfowl Festival October 4th and 5th at the Castine Center. Third graders representing Whispering Forest Elementary in Slidell in the Student Art Contest were, front row, left to right, Erin Loudermilk, Hadley Schneider, and honorable mention recipients Savanah Thomas*, Natalie Wallis, and Ethan Phillips. Back row, left to right, Madison Stockstill, Nicolette Welch, Caylib Williams, Peter Truax, Sophia Weaver, Emani Cousin & Ramsey Hare.
Also representing Whispering Forest Elementary in Slidell in the Student Art Contest were Maya Juarez and Darius Jones.
Ice Bucket Challenge Raises Funds for ALS Awareness
It was an "icy" start to the school year for Whispering Forest Elementary's principal, Eric Sacks. In response to an Ice Bucket Challenge to raise funds for ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig's disease) , Mr. Sacks alllowed students to donate voluntarily. Pictured left to right are Assistant Principal MeMe Leonard, Sacks, and Resource Helping Teacher Brandi Kendrick The total amount raised by the students of Whispering Forest for the Ice Bucket Challenge was $513.72.