Covington, Lakeshore in Pivotal Quarterfinal Matchups ::..
The undefeated seasons for Covington and Lakeshore continued after both teams posted second-round playoff wins last week.
After hosting the first two playoff games, #2 Covington will play its first road game in more than a month when the Lions travel to Hahnville. CHS (12-0) faces the Tigers (10-2) who have won nine straight games.
Lakeshore (12-0) returns to Titan Coliseum following an impressive road win at Tioga. The Titans will host the Neville Tigers (8-3).
We will have live updates from both games on our Twitter feed, @stppschools.
#STPPSFootball Quarterfinal Schedule Class 5A
#2 Covington (12-0) at #10 Hahnville (10-2), 7 p.m.
#7 Neville (8-3) at #2 Lakeshore (12-0), 7 p.m.
During the month of November, we asked STPPS students and staff to share what they are thankful for this holiday season. We are thankful for everyone in our STPPS family and we hope everyone has a safe Thanksgiving!
Happy Thanksgiving! ::..
All STPPS schools will be closed November 20-24 for the Thanksgiving Holidays. Support offices will close at noon on Wednesday, November 23, and will be closed for the remainder of the week.
Classes will resume and offices will reopen on Monday, November 27.
Northshore’s Maddie Byrd Top Swimmer in Louisiana ::..
Northshore High senior Maddie Byrd was one of two individual STPPS state championship swimmers and was the lead leg on Northshore’s state championship-winning 200-yard medley relay team at the 2017 LHSAA Swimming State Meet.
Byrd won the Girls Division I state titles in the 200-yard butterfly and the 100-yard backstroke. She was named the LHSAA Girls Division I Most Outstanding Swimmer.
Fontainebleau High senior Maggie Beyrau won the state title in the Girls 50-yard freestyle.
It marked the second straight year that Northshore won the 200-yard medley relay state title with Byrd as the lead leg. Bringing home the state title for the Panthers were Byrd, Aubrey St. Pierre, Anatasia Megilligan and Jaycee Morrison.
The look on Letrece McCoy's face says it all. McCoy, along with 15 other STPPS students, is one step closer to the Scripps National Spelling Bee as they advanced to the 2018 New Orleans Area Regional Spelling Bee.
For the fifth straight year, the Junior Auxiliary of Slidell sponsored spelling bees at Boyet Junior High and Clearwood Junior High.
By correctly spelling the word 'tamara', Michael Bartels won the Boyet Junior High Spelling Bee on Nov. 14. Joining Bartels from Boyet are Christina Jackson, Anabelle Goggin, Wilson Hou, Julia Spiess, Trey McGill, Hannah Joseph, and Travis Elmore.
On Nov. 15, Olivia Holmes won the Clearwood Junior High Spelling Bee by correctly spelling the word 'cyclops'. She will be joined by Clearwood classmates ...
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