A professional development program built to train future administrative leaders within STPPS, the LEAD Academy kicked off its ninth year Thursday at Fontainebleau Junior High.
LEAD, an acronym for "Leading Effective Administrative Development," was created in 2009 as a year-long program to widen the scope of the Prospective Administrators Academy that began in 1987.
During the course of the school year, LEAD Academy participants spend 35 hours of in-the-field experience with their site administrators, learning the ins and outs of being a school administrator.
Academy accepts candidates interested in learning more about the School System administrative career track. Sessions include topics covering all aspects of administrative responsibilities along with the advice of veteran administrators. A culminating activity allows candidates to practice what ...
#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.
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