Students, Support Employees and Substitute of the Year Recognized ::..
Some of our most outstanding students and employees were honored at a special reception and recognized at the April Board Meeting.
The Students, Support Employees and Substitute of the Year were introduced and congratulated for their outstanding accomplishments.
Each of the honorees were recognized and presented an award during the Board Meeting, and videos highlighting the achievements of the Students of the Year were shown.
Video highlights for each student can be seen below by clicking on the student’s name.
Students of the Year
Zoë Dieringer, Lancaster Elementary
Louis Cohn, Boyet Jr. High
Barnes Named State Principal of the Year Semifinalist ::..
Lyon Elementary Principal Jeanine Barnes has been named a semifinalist for 2019 Louisiana Principal of the Year.
She was selected for making exceptional gains with her students, pushing them to achieve at the highest levels in the state.
Barnes is among 24 principals selected to continue in the competition held by the Louisiana Department of Education. Finalists will be announced in May, and all semifinalists and finalists will be honored July 27th at the Cecil J. Picard Educator Excellence Symposium in Baton Rouge where the state winners will be announced.
Jeanine Barnes was appointed principal of Lyon Elementary in 2005 after previously serving as assistant principal at the school. She has been an educator for 35 years. She received her bachelorís degree ...
Five New Principals Appointed ::..
Familiar faces, (mostly) new places. Five new principals were appointed for the 2018-2019 school year and they were introduced at April's Committee As A Whole Meeting.
Pictured from left to right are Patti Holden, Sarah Revere, John Priola, Superintendent Trey Folse, Amy Barrow, and Brian Hirstius.
Clearwood Junior High - Brian Hirstius
Folsom Junior High - Amy Barrow
Magnolia Trace Elementary - Sarah Revere
Pearl River High - John Priola
Riverside Elementary - Patti Holden
STPPS Teachers and Principals of the Year ::..
Three teachers and three principals have been selected as the 2018-2019 St. Tammany Parish Public School System Teachers and Principals of the Year.
Named as 2018-2019 District Teachers of the Year are Malinda Meyer, Folsom Elementary in the Elementary Division; Lauren Bethancourt, Boyet Junior High in the Middle/Junior High Division; and Dr. Todd Tarifa, Northshore High in the High School Division.
The 2018-2019 Principals of the Year are Jeanine Barnes from Lyon Elementary in the Elementary Division; Mary Ann Cucchiara from Mandeville Junior High in the Middle/Junior High Division; and Saudah Blackman-Stokes from Salmen High in the High School Division.
Zoe Dieringer Named State Student of the Year ::..
Lancaster Elementary fifth grader Zoë Dieringer has been selected as the 2018 Louisiana Student of the Year in the Elementary School Division.
“Zoë is a great representative of all the amazing students in our School System,” said Superintendent Trey Folse. “She is a smart, talented and well-rounded student who has many accomplishments both at school and in the community.”
Zoë Dieringer is the quintessential example of a well-rounded student. She was recognized for her LEAP test results by the Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP) in 2017. Dieringer has maintained a 4.0 GPA in her first six quarters at Lancaster Elementary, while receiving Academic Achievement honors in reading, science and ...