EXCEL high schools had a big day this past Friday at the annual ABC High School Craft Competition for the St. Rose Bayou Chapter. Four of EXCEL’s sponsored high schools competed in welding and carpentry with three taking top honors. Loranger High School beat out three other schools for a 1st place finish in the carpentry category. EXCEL applauds the efforts put forth by these students and instructors. Pictured from L to R: Max Finch, Laramie Carter, Joseph Baiamonte, and Johnnie Santangelo, Instructor.
The Lorax (Kellan Trammell) and The Once-ler (Trey Tynes) visited Ms. Hall's classroom today during Read Across America at Tucker. Elementary.
Laelle Hughes from Mrs. Cruise's second grade class at Hammond Westside Montessori School is learning about erosion. Her class created their own beach using water and a pan. The students created waves and watched the waves erode the beach.
Theresa Hamilton, Chief Academic Officer for the Tangipahoa Parish School System, participated on a panel at the 2017 National TAP Conference. Hamilton and the other panelists shared with educators from across the country strategies and practices for improving student achievement while sustaining the NIET/BPS Systems.
Registration for brand new students attending grades K-12 in Tangipahoa Parish School System for the 2017-18 school year will begin on Monday, April 3, 2017 at one of the TPSS Registration Centers. Click here to read the requirements and procedures for registration.
The Loranger High School Cheerleaders are National Champions! On Sunday, February 12, 2017, the team competed in Orlando, Florida at the National High School Cheerleader Championship where they won their title in the Super Varsity Gameday Non-Tumbling Division.
Sponsor: Lisa Gill
Coaches: Heather and Derek Modicut
Loranger High School Competition Team Members: Margaret Aikman, Brooke Baham, Brittany Balsamo, Wade Baham, Dalton Bivings, Raven Cannon, Heidi Carrier, Bella Dagro, Caitlyn Gideon, Heather Habisreitinger, Samantha Ingraffia, Bailey Keller, Ally LeBlanc, Baileigh Legendre, Kayla Lee, Alexis Maltese, Lauren Pellerin, Maddie Pellerin, Alyssa Rhodes, Hanna Rose, Bren Tuminello, Kaley Uter, Blair Valenti and Trinity Watkins
Mrs. Grace's 3rd grade class at Lucille Nesom Memorial School worked to break Ralph the Bunny out of the BreakoutEDU box. Students participated in a student-centered, inquiry based lesson and worked in teams to problem solve and think critically as they solved clues to unlock a series of locks. Students covered skills such as expanded notation, vocabulary, sorting, completing puzzles, and research using QR codes as well as the internet.
A group of students and teachers from O.W. Dillon participated in the Special Olympics on Wednesday, March 22nd. Students and teachers had a great time and we are proud of all of our athletes!
Mrs. Cruise's second grade class at Hammond Westside Montessori starts each day with this song. Click picture above for video.
Act 303 authorizes a person who is no longer enrolled in a public school but was identified as a student with a disability and who previously failed to receive a high school diploma or was denied graduation solely for failing to meet the state high school graduation exit examination requirements, to petition his or her city, parish, or other local public school board to receive a high school diploma. Such petitions shall be submitted to Mrs. Cheryl Kirkland Braud, Director of Special Education by December 31, 2017. Tangipahoa Parish School System will transmit diploma requests to the Louisiana Department of Education in accordance with LDOE procedures and guidelines.
Forms can be mailed to:
The Board has begun implementation of the Alternate Student Assignment Plan approved by U.S. District Court Judge Ivan Lemelle on June 2, 2015. The Alternate Student Assignment Plan is based upon adjustment of attendance zones, grade restructuring, and utilization of existing and new magnet programs. Read full story...
Mrs. Pam's Pre-K class at Chesbrough Elementary learned all about the letter T this week. To celebrate the class wore a tie to school. Tt is for tie day.
The FFA Area Leadership Development Event competition was held on Jan. 18 at Iberville MSA West with 27 schools in attendance. Ponchatoula FFA Advisors Bradley Coleman (far left) and Summer Anderson (far right) pose with PHS senior, Jaci Cooper, who earned 4th Place in the Employment Skills competition and PHS Junior, Cheyenne Hano, who earned 1st Place in the Extemporaneous Speaking competition. Hano will represent PHS and Tangipahoa at the state competition held in Monroe in June.
Roseland Montessori is proud of Laney Saragusa, 5th grade Beta Club member, who placed 3rd place in the sketching competition at the State convention making her eligible to compete at Nationals. The State Beta Convention was held February 15-17 in Lafayette, Louisiana. The RMS Beta Club traveled with over 30 of their members to compete in various events. Attending these types of events is not only a great experience for students, but it builds leadership skills. We would like to wish Laney luck at the National Convention this summer. Congratulations!