STPPS Welcomes 10 More New Administrators ::..
Ten new administrator appointments for the 2018-2019 school year were announced prior to June's School Board Meeting. STPPS has welcomed 27 new administators for the upcoming school year.
They join the five new principal appointees introduced at April's Committee As A Whole Meeting, and the 12 new administrator appointees introduced at May's School Board Meeting.
Pictured from left to right are Sabrina Parish (Little Pearl Elementary), George Bode (Fontainebleau Junior High), Chantelle McInerney (Abita Springs Middle), Justin Burkhardt (Sixth Ward Elementary), April Jarrell (Lakeshore High), Superintendent Trey Folse, Byron Long (Creekside Junior High), Jeanne Bower (Supervisor of Special Education), Susan Johnston (Northshore High), and George Herdliska (Slidell High). Not pictured: Jennifer Clark (Covington High).
Supervisor of Special Education - Jeanne Bower
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Jazz it up, Excellence in Teaching ::..
More than 1,000 teachers and administrators from throughout STPPS continued their commitment to learning June 12-13 at the Summer Institute held at Lakeshore High School.
Teachers had the choice of 100 different seminars, covering such topics as assessment, early childhood, ELA, classroom management, math, science, social studies, special education, and technology. Educators and trainers also presented sessions on coding, STEM, emotional intelligence, integrating assistive technologies, and creating instructional videos. Teachers discovered what learning opportunities are available through a variety of software programs, websites, and other resources.
This year marked the first time school-level administrators were invited to attend. The Summer Institute is a two-day professional development program that emphasizes interactive learning experiences.
10 Awarded National Merit Scholarships ::..
Ten STPPS National Merit Finalists have been awarded scholarships by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
On June 6, NMSC announced the recipients of college-sponsored Merit Scholarships, including eight STPPS graduates. Earlier this spring, NMSC announced the recipients of National Merit $2,500 Scholarships and corporate-sponsored Merit Scholarships.
National Merit $2,500 Scholarship
Avery Erwin, Fontainebleau High
Corporate-sponsored Merit Scholarship
Adam Moeller, Mandeville High (Aerojet Rocketdyne Foundation)
College-sponsored Merit Scholarship
Charles Blackwell, Northshore High (Mississippi State University)
Grace Dragna, Mandeville High (University of Mississippi)
Miles Gray, Fontainebleau High (University of Alabama)
Nathan Ngo, Northshore High (Mississippi State University)
Kaley Pichon, Slidell High (Louisiana State University)
Claire Picou, Northshore High (Mississippi State University)
Leith Reardon, Mandeville High (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Jenna Schmidt, Northshore High (Mississippi State University)
Summer Vacation is Here ::..
Wednesday, May 23rd marked the final day of the 2017-2018 school year for STPPS students. The 2018-2019 school year will begin on Thursday, August 9th.
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Have a safe and happy summer break!
STPPS Fundraising Tops $80K in 2017-2018 ::..
STPPS community members raised more than $19,000 for the St. Tammany Outreach for Suicide Prevention (STOPS) during its fourth and final District Fundraiser of the 2017-2018 school year.
Superintendent Trey Folse presented STOPS Executive Director Lynette Savoie with the donation at the May School Board Meeting.
STOPS provides important community programs, support, and resources for individuals and families in crisis in our St. Tammany Parish community. For more information about the services STOPS provides, visit www.stops-la.com.
All four School System fundraisers for the 2017-2018 school year raised a total of $81,203.54 for four local nonprofits this year.