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Abita Springs Elementary School

Abita Springs Elementary School volunteers from Abita Springs enjoy the Volunteer Appreciation luncheon. April 2005

Abita Springs Elementary School Receives National PTA School Excellence in Parental Involvement Award

The Abita Springs Elementary School Student Council President shows his teacher a Life Saver candy that he plans to give to the next driver wearing a seat belt who drops off a student at school.

Abita Springs Elementary School Principal Rebecca Hyer meets with parents at special coffee gathering. November 2004

Abita Springs Elementary School Greets Guests for School Lunch Week

Abita Springs Elementary Celebrates National School Lunch Week with "Reach Your Peak" cheerleaders. November 2004

Abita Springs Elementary encourages healthy activities during National School Lunch Week. November 2004

Abita Springs Elementary students work on artwork to send to soldiers in Iraq for Christmas. December, 2004

Abita Springs Elementary students plant a variety of objects in an environment and recycling study. January 2005

Abita Springs Elementary students learn how to write on laptop computers. January 2005

Pre-kindergarten students at Abita Elementary School try boiled crawfish during a study of Louisiana culture. April 2005

One student from every class at Abita Springs Elementary School was chosen as an “Angel Fish”  for demonstrating the qualities of good citizenship and outstanding character. January 2006

Abita Springs Middle School

Abita Springs Middle School Dedicates New Outdoor Classroom Gazebo

An Abita Springs Middle School fifth grader shows his great-grandmother some computer applications students are learning. January 2005

Abney Elementary School

Science Club members at Abney Elementary School explore the scientific method. March, 2005

Abney Elementary students videotaped for national Fox network television segment. November 2004

First grade students at Abney Elementary School get a first-hand look at real farm life after finishing a unit of study on farming. January 2005

Assistant Principal Lynn Skidmore of Abney Elementary is interviewed for television segment on national Fox network. November 2004

School Food Service Employees Abney, Crawford are 2002-2003 Winners

Alton Elementary School

Alton Elementary School students participate in experiments demonstrating how natural resources are used to filter the water system. January 2005

Alton Elementary School Principal Gwen Wade congratulated for Alton Receiving the State Title I Distinguished School Award

Ray Alfred

School Board Member Ray Alfred is master of ceremonies at naming of Robert C. Brooks, Jr., Curriculum Center

Sharlene Algaier

Woodlake Elementary School teacher Sharlene Algaier named as the Louisiana Humanities Teacher of the Year. May, 2005

Gina Allan

Gina Allan receives Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching for 2001-2002 School Year

Whispering Forest Elementary School teacher Gina Allain and Principal Eric Sacks recently accepted a $10,000 check for the school from Wal-Mart in recognition of Ms. Allain’s being chosen the Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year for the State of Louisiana. November 2005

American Association of School Administrators

A group of school administrators from the American Association of School Administrators conference pay a visit to Salmen High School and Brock Elementary School in Slidell.  March 2007

Art

Talented Art Students from across the parish take part in 2004 Senior Art Show.

ASBO Award

School System Earns Highest ASBO Award for Financial Reporting for 15th Consecutive Year

St. Tammany School System Recognized for Outstanding Financial Reporting. February 2006

For the 18 th consecutive year, the St. Tammany Parish Public School System was awarded Certificates of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the ASBO and the GFOA. January, 2007

Assistant Principals

New Assistant Principals Appointed for 2002-2003 School Year

New Assistant Principals Welcome Students for 2003-2004 School Session

New Parishwide Assistant Principals Appointed to serve schools throughout the System. August 2004

New assistant principals prepare for opening day of the school year. August 2005

Parishwide assistant principals get ready for administrative assignments. August 2005

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Band

The 2004 St. Tammany Parish Honor Band members were selected from schools across the System by audition. December, 2004

Bank

Lake Harbor Middle School holds ribbon cutting for new student bank. November 2004

Lake Harbor Middle School students apply for positions as bank tellers for new student bank. November 2004

Denise Barnes

GEE 21 requirements for high school students are presented by Curriculum and Instruction Supervisor Denise Barnes at a January, 2004, informational meeting for parents and students.

Bayou Lacombe Middle School

Bayou Lacombe Middle Reveals Healthy Snacks Treasure Map

Bayou Lacombe Middle School recently accepted musical instruments donated by Susquehanna University. January 2006

Bayou Woods Elementary School

USDA Officials Visit Bayou Woods Elementary's Award-Winning School Nutrition Program

Dr. Jeanie Bernard

Dr. Jeanie Bernard, Supervisor of Special Education, gives parents information about high-stakes testing for special education students. January, 2004

BESE Board

Superintendent Sloan commends outgoing BESE Board Member Donna Contois

Rachael Blanchard

Rachael Blanchard, Instructional Technology Curriculum Specialist, reviews School System Web site information with teachers at the 2004 New Teacher Induction program. August 2004

Governor Kathleen Blanco

Governor-elect Kathleen Blanco is welcomed to St. Tammany Parish.

Lee Road Junior High School students visit Governor Blanco's butterfly garden.

Board Members

School Board Members Diane Sambola, Michael Dirmann, Beth Heintz, Dan Zechenelly, Ronnie Bettencourtt and Ronnie Panks take part in communications technology training. June 2004

School Board Members Roth Allen and Ray Alfred participate in a communications technology training session. June 2004

School Board Members Carmen Johnson, Donald Villere, Neal Hennegan and Roth Allen familiarize themselves with communications software that will be used to help conduct Board business. June 2004

School Board Members Ronnie Panks and John Lamarque discuss technology applications during a communications technology training session. June 2004

Board Officers

Board Member Neal Hennegan is seated as the newly-elected School Board President for 2007. January, 2007

Board Members elect fellow Member Mary K. Bellisario to serve as Vice President for 2007. January, 2007

Accepting the position of 2007 Chair of the Committee As A Whole for Administration and Business Affairs is Board Member Daniel Zechenelly. January, 2007

Board Member Beth Heintz is elected Chair of the Committee As A Whole for Education and Human Resources for 2007. January, 2007

Incoming Board President Neal Hennegan congratulates 2006 Board President Donald Villere on his outstanding performance during his term. January, 2007

Board Retreat

Schlechty Center President George Thompson addresses the May, 2005, School Board member retreat in Baton Rouge. May, 2005

Bonne Ecole Elementary School

GIS Day observed at Bonne Ecole Elementary School with presentation. November 2004

Students at Bonne Ecole Elementary School use GPS devices to find hidden materials to celebrate GIS Day. November 2004

Bonne Ecole Elementary School students prepare materials for use during GIS Day activities. November 2004

Students tells of importance of preserving local landmarks during Bonne Ecole Elementary School GIS Day event. November 2004

Bonne Ecole Elementary School student and teacher named finalists in Superintendent's Award for Outstanding Character and Citizenship for 2004-2005. March 2005

Bonne Ecole Elementary Principal Ginger Roper designated 2004 Technology Educator of the Year. March 2005

Bonne Ecole students have enjoyed reading the collection of books that First Books of Washington, D. C., sent to every child in the school. January 2006

Louis Boullion

Louis Boullion, Director of Information Technology, discusses Student Information Program with teachers at training session.

Bill Brady

Senior Supervisor of Administration Bill Brady receives United Way "Hidden Hero Award."

Brock Elementary School

Brock Elementary School faculty meet with parents of kindergarten students to discuss the kindergarten program at the school. August, 2006

Brock Elementary School received an outpouring of gifts through RandomKid, a nonprofit organization that encourages students to help others. Donations of gift cards and supplies from local stores were presented at the school before the Christmas holidays. January, 2007

Robert C. Brooks Jr.

Brooks Honored By School Board

Slidell Curriculum Center is renamed Robert C. Brooks, Jr., Curriculum Center

Former students and other supporters enjoy ceremony honoring Robert C. Brooks, Jr.

Holly Broom

Professional Development Coordinator Holly Broom reviews agenda for 2004 New Teacher Induction program. August 2004

Joseph Buccaran

Joseph Buccaran receives Friend of Child Nutrition Award, 2002-2003

Suzanne Buras

Suzanne Buras wins Louisiana State Teacher of the Year honor, Middle/Junior High Division 2002-2003

Lake Harbor Middle School teacher Suzanne Buras is congratulated by Principal Susan Patin for being named a State Finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching. August, 2006

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Carolyn Park Middle School

Carolyn Park Middle School students select a book from those donated to students by the local Kiwanis Club. January 2005

Carolyn Park Middle School shows appreciation to substitute teachers with special reception. June 2005

Cellphones

Bonne Ecole fifth graders count the 347 discarded cell phones collected and donated to the school, which will generate an estimated $2500 for use in purchasing new library books. September 2006

National Certification

National Certification Earned by Ten Elementary and Middle School Teachers January 2004

New School System Teachers Earning National Certification Are Recognized January 2004

National Certification Awarded to School Counselors and School Psychologists January 2004

Channel 13

Channel 13's Summer Video Institute 2004 participants work together on a scene they filmed while producing a documentary on the UCM Museum in Abita Springs.

Character Education

New Character Education program introduced to elementary school administrators by Superintendent Sloan. May 2004

Coaches Program

Fontainebleau High coaches Stephen Labbe and Butch Millet talk to LSU Athletic Director Skip Bertman before his presentation to coaches throughout the parish. August 2005

LSU Athletic Director Skip Bertman gave a motivational presentation to coaches about the impact that effective leadership. August 2005

College Counselors

College Counselors Speak with Students at College Career Quest 2003

Students attend College Career Quest 2003

A Harvard University representative and a local college counselor greet College/Career Fair participants to the event held recently for high school students to learn more about post-high school graduation opportunities. November, 2006

Representatives from four-year institutions and community colleges in Louisiana and across the country provided high school students with information about admission requirements, scholarships and financial aid, and other important information at the recent College/Career Fair. November, 2006

Community Meeting

Community Meeting held to gather input on School System Strategic Plan. December, 2003.

Donna Contois

BESE Board Member Donna Contois presents Superintendent Monteleone with Outstanding Performance Award for School System

Superintendent Sloan commends outgoing BESE Board Member Donna Contois

Dennis Cousin

Dennis Cousin Retires after 36 Years of Service.

Covington Elementary School

Covington Elementary School students decorate the Christmas tree in the Central Office lobby. December 2004

Covington Elementary School students help trim the School Board Office tree, December 2003.

Covington Elementary School teacher leads students as they perform seasonal songs for the Central Office staff. December 2004

Covington Elementary School Principal Martha Romo leads the school Mardi Gras parade near the school. February 2005.

The Krewe of Seasons class from Covington Elementary School gets in the Mardi Gras spirit as they parade with classmates in front of the School Board Office. February 2005

Assistant Principal Susan Wolfe and Principal Martha Romo wave to parade observers during the Covington Elementary School “50’s Parade”. September 2006

Covington Elementary School students and staff carry out a “50’s” theme during the school parade marking the 50th anniversary of the school. September 2006

Covington Elementary School educators and friends, former and current, gather during a special parade celebrating the 50th anniversary of the school. September 2006

Covington Elementary School administrators and staff join in the school Mardi Gras parade. February 2007

Covington Elementary School students don costumes and throw beads to onlookers at their annual Mardi Gras parade. February 2007

Covington High

Covington High School Principal and Seniors Counselor congratulates recent CHS honor graduates.June 2004

Covington High School Christmas program showcases dramatic, musical and dance talents of students. December, 2004

Covington High students practice finale in dress rehearsal for holiday extravaganza performed recently. December, 2004

Covington Pathways

Covington Pathways wins Photography Contest Grand Prize

Crawford

School Food Service Employees Abney, Crawford are 2002-2003 Winners

Cypress Cove Elementary School

Cypress Cove Elementary students perform at the recent Classroom Music Festival for eastern area St. Tammany schools. October, 2004.

USDA Under Secretary Eric Bost is greeted by the Cypress Cove Elementary School Nutrition Advisory Council as he arrives to visit the school. May, 2005

The USDA Power Panther stops by Cypress Cove Elementary School to encourage students to continue healthy eating habits. May, 2005

USDA Under Secretary Bost has lunch with Cypress Cove Elementary School students during his visit to the school. May, 2005

Cypress Cove Elementary students entertain during ceremonies recognizing the school for earning the first national USDA Gold Certification. May, 2005

Cypress Cove Elementary Principal Tassie Wahl and guests enjoy student peformances during the USDA award ceremony. May, 2005.

Cypress Cove students perform a play focusing on Italy as part of the school theme of “Around the World in 181 Class Days”. November, 2006

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DeSoto County Visit

Local school board members and System administrators meet with visitors from DeSoto County, Mississippi, school system officials, giving them tour of Instructional Technology Center facilities.

Superintendent Gayle Sloan and DeSoto County School Superintendent Milton Juykendall share information about their school systems.

Chris Duhon

Former Salmen High School basketball standout Chris Duhon takes part in ceremony retiring his jersey. January 2005

Deputy Superintendent Trey Folse and Salmen Coach Jay Carlin congratulate Chris Duhon for his accomplishments. January 2005

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Eades Baseball Field

Board Member John Lamarque presents a proclamation naming the Northshore High School baseball field the “Ned Eades Field” to Marian Eades and children during a special dedication event. February 2005

Elections

Deputy Superintendent Trey Folse, Superintendent Gayle Sloan and Board President John Lamarque review results of the April 17, 2004, School Board referendums.

Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Pete Jabbia, Board Member Beth Heintz, and school principals from Madisonville and Mandeville watch the April 17, 2004, School Board referendum returns.

Boyet Junior High School Principal Johnny Vitrano and Superintendent Gayle Sloan share news about the passage of the School Board April 17, 2004, ballot propositions.

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Parish Fair

Workers from Lyon Elementary and Abita Springs Elementary Schools put up exhibit booths in Parish Fair Educational Exhibit building. October, 2004

Teacher Francine Dunn and students put together parish fair exhibit booth for St. Tammany Junior High. October, 2004

Bonne Ecole Elementary workers prepare educational exhibit for St. Tammany Parish Fair. October, 2004

Pine View Middle School features fair exhibit booth in educational building at St. Tammany Parish Fair in Covington. October, 2004

Fifth Ward Junior High School band students and FFA members perform at the St. Tammany Parish Fair Association Fair Dedication event. September 2006

A Fifth Ward Junior High School FFA officer presents the flag during the opening of the St. Tammany Parish Fair dedication event, as Fair Association President Tommy Peters leads the Pledge of Allegiance. September 2006

Superintendent Gayle Sloan receives congratulations on having the 2006 St. Tammany Parish Fair dedicated to her. September 2006

Simmie Fairley

Retiring Supervisor Simmie Fairley welcomes his replacement John Cousin

Joseph Fetter

Joseph Fetter, Mandeville Middle School Principal, is announced as the St. Tammany Parish Middle/Junior High Division Principal of the Year. January 2005

Financial Award

Financial Reporting Awards Given to School System by GFOA and ASBO, 2002-03

School System Earns Highest Awards for Financial Reporting for 15th Consecutive Year

Florida Avenue Elementary School

Teacher Loretta Highfield of Florida Ave. Elementary wins the L. P. Monteleone Technology Award for 2004-2005.

Superintendent Sloan stops by Florida Avenue Elementary to visit with students at beginning of 2005-2006 school year. August 2005

Trey Folse

W. L."Trey" Folse Named Assistant Superintendent for Administration

Deputy Superintendent W. L."Trey" Folse and School Board Member Neal Hennegan visit Washington, D.C., as members of a team representing the Louisiana School Boards Association.

Deputy Superintendent W. L."Trey" Folse meets U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige during conference in Washington, D.C.

Deputy Superintendent Trey Folse, Superintendent Gayle Sloan and Board President John Lamarque review results of the April 17, 2004, School Board referendums.

Fontainebleau High School

Fontainebleau High School Girls Soccer Team wins Division 1, Class 5-A State Soccer Championship

Fontainebleau Junior High School

Educational Technology Week Observed by St. Tammany Schools; Fontainebleau Junior High career lab with Jane Gallardo pictured.

One hundred Fontainebleau Junior High students visited Houston Space Center in culmination of their eighth grade space unit. February 2005

A Fontainebleau Junior High School social studies student and his classmates create quilt squares of famous Washington landmarks to commemorate the recent Presidential inauguration. February, 2005.

Fontainebleau Junior High School students in a 7th grade home economics class work on their semester sewing project. January 2005

Terry Thiel’s life science class at Fontainebleau Junior High prepares a vegetable garden as part of their plant life unit. March, 2005

Fontainebleau Junior High School students presented a special Veterans Day program to recognize local veterans. November, 2005

Fontainebleau Junior High School's Builder’s Club accepted a $2,000 check from the Kiwanis Club in recognition of the outstanding community service performed by the club. January 2006

Fontainebleau Junior High School students presented a mural commemorating the experiences of students in Hurricane Katrina. August, 2006

Major Jeff Ragusa of the USAF "Hurricane Hunters" spoke to a class at Fontainebleau Junior High School about how hurricanes form and conditions in the center of the eye of a hurricane. October, 2006

Food Service

Richard Tanner, Assistant Superintendent for Administration, receives 2001-2002 Friend of Child Nutrition Award

Outstanding School Food Service Program Recognized - June 2004

School Food Service Employees Honored - June 2004

Food Service Managers accept Most Outstanding Food Service Program awards for 2005 - June 2005

Principal Kay Fortenberry named "Friend of Child Nutrition" by St. Tammany Food Service Association for 2005 - June 2005

Kay Fortenberrry

Principal Kay Fortenberry named "Friend of Child Nutrition" by St. Tammany Food Service Association for 2005 - June 2005

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Gazebo

Abita Springs Middle School Dedicates New Outdoor Classroom Gazebo

GEE

GEE 21 requirements for high school students are presented by Curriculum and Instruction Supervisor Denise Barnes at a January, 2004, informational meeting for parents and students.

GFOA

School System Earns Highest GFOA Award for Financial Reporting for 15th Consecutive Year

GIS

GIS Day observed at Bonne Ecole Elementary School with presentation. November 2004

Students at Bonne Ecole Elementary School use GPS devices to find hidden materials to celebrate GIS Day. November 2004

Bonne Ecole Elementary School students prepare materials for use during GIS Day activities. November 2004

Students tells of importance of preserving local landmarks during Bonne Ecole Elementary School GIS Day event. November 2004

Groundbreaking

Groundbreaking Held for L. P. Monteleone Junior High School

Dr. Margo Guilott

Dr. Margo Guilott Appointed New Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction

Dr. Guilott reacts to announcement of her appointment

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Dale Hair

Strategic Plan facilitator Dale Hair addresses community meeting participants. December, 2003.

Beth Heintz

Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Pete Jabbia, Board Member Beth Heintz, and school principals from Madisonville and Mandeville watch the April 17, 2004, School Board referendum returns.

Neal Hennegan

W. L."Trey" Folse and School Board Member Neal Hennegan visit Washington, D.C., as members of a team representing the Louisiana School Boards Association.

History Teacher of the Year

Louisiana History Teacher of the Year Judith Carollo is introduced by Assistant Superintendent Guilott at a recent School Board meeting. August, 2006

Holiday Tree Trimming

Holiday Season Tree Trimming, 2002, by students from Covington Elementary School

Honey Island Elementary

Honey Island Elementary second graders from Mrs. Petry’s and Mrs. Bickers’ classes learn reading, measuring, money, and teamwork through the lemonade stands they set up at their class doorways. November, 2006

Hornets Game

Lake Harbor student serves as "ball boy" during November, 2003, Hornets basketball game.

Pontchartrain Elementary students greet Hornets players at basketball game recognizing St. Tammany Parish in November, 2003.

Slidell High School Color Guard presents the colors at November, 2003, New Orleans Hornets basketball game.

Talented music students sing National Anthem at November, 2003, New Orleans Hornets basketball game.

Superintendent Sloan and Teachers of the Year recognized during St. Tammany Night at the New Orleans Hornets basketball game in November, 2003.

Hurricane Highlights

Students serve treats from the French Café during Fontainebleau Junior High School Hurricane Highlights. April, 2005

Hurricane Hunters

Major Jeff Ragusa of the USAF "Hurricane Hunters" spoke to a class at Fontainebleau Junior High School about how hurricanes form and conditions in the center of the eye of a hurricane. October, 2006

Hurricane Katrina

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School System administrators met regularly to prepare schools for reopening, following Hurricane Katrina.September, 2005

Maintenance Department employees rolled up their sleeves for immunizations and the hard work necessary to get schools and offices ready to reopen.September, 2005

School Food Service employees made plans for their work in ensuring school cafeterias were spotless and operational for food preparation when schools reopened.September, 2005

School administrators met with their school custodians to work on plans for clearing debris and cleaning schools after Hurricane Katrina.September, 2005

Numerous emergency relief organizations were housed at Fontainebleau High School during the first weeks of Hurricane Katrina recovery. September, 2005

The Fourth District Fire Department used parts of Fontainebleau High School as their operations center for weeks following the hurricane. September, 2005

School System and community volunteers prepared meals for hundreds of federal and local emergency workers, housed at Fontainebleau High School during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. September, 2005

When schools reopened October 3, Brock Elementary School Principal Rose Smith and Florida Avenue Elementary School Principal Elaine Motte greeted students to Florida Avenue Elementary School, where both schools are operating. October, 2005

With much recovery effort and assistance, Abney Elementary School Principal Jane Freeman was able to welcome students to Abney Elementary when classes resumed October 3. October, 2005

Cypress Cove Elementary Principal Lisa Dial talked with students over a hot lunch on reopening day. October, 2005

Salmen High School students were included in a “Today Show” segment with host Ann Curry about hurricane damage to the school. October, 2005

Salmen High School students got to see a sample of the band instruments, technology, and athletic equipment donated to the school by various organizations and presented on the “Today Show”. October, 2005

First grade students at Fifth Ward Junior High School got to test some of this year’s most popular toys which were distributed to children in the area who were impacted by hurricane damage. December, 2005

Representatives from the Weston, Connecticut, Town-to-Town Committee met with school administrators serving students from Lacombe to discuss ways the committee can help with hurricane recovery efforts. November, 2005

Representatives from the William Floyd School District in Mastic Beach, New York, met with Superintendent Sloan and St. Tammany Federation of Teachers and School Employees President Elsie Burkhalter to discuss hurricane recovery partnership efforts. November, 2005

School System Supervisor of Administration Mike Cosse joined Slidell residents Helen and Russell Camp in receiving a large donation of school supplies from Creative Learning in North Bay Ontario, Canada, to students impacted by Hurricane Katrina. November, 2005

Rebecca Hyer

Abita Springs Elementary School Principal Rebecca Hyer meets with parents at special coffee gathering. November 2004

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In-Service

In-service held to train teachers on new Student Information System computer program.

Inventing the Future Workshop

Over 350 educators from the School System attended a workshop in July to learn more about the System Guaranteed Curriculum for English/language arts and math and the State Comprehensive Curriculum in science and social studies.July, 2005

Participants at the Inventing the Future Workshop review on-line curriculum and its application in English/language arts classes. July 2005

Teachers work together in an Inventing the Future Workshop session to share ideas on what they have learned about the new Guaranteed Curriculum. July 2005

Eighth grade and senior high teachers attending the Inventing the Future Workshop learn about use of a new tool for teaching high school mathematics courses. July 2005

Inventing the Future workshop participants review math activities outlined in the mathematics Guaranteed Curriculum. July 2005

Dr. Hilly Bernard discusses the State Comprehensive Curriculum for social studies instruction during the recent Inventing the Future Workshop. July 2005

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Pete Jabbia

Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Pete Jabbia, Board Member Beth Heintz, and school principals from Madisonville and Mandeville watch the April 17, 2004, School Board referendum returns.

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Kelly Cook

Kelly Cook Foundation grants given to teachers throughout the School System. September, 2004.

Teachers and their principals met recently with Kelly Gene Cook Foundation representatives to accept Cook Foundation grants for projects at their schools. September 2006

Martha Kennemer

Mandeville High School Choral Director Martha Kennemer wins "My Favorite Teacher" Award

Kiwanis Club

Carolyn Park Middle School students select a book from those donated to students by the local Kiwanis Club. January 2005

Mary Ann Koon

Lyon Elementary School Principal Mary Ann Koon selected Principal of the Year 2001-2002

Dr. Jean Krieger

Woodlake Elementary School Principal Dr. Jean Krieger recognized for Contribution to Effective Use of Technology in School

Scottie Kuhlmann

Curriculum and Instruction Supervisor Scottie Kuhlmann discusses LEAP 21 requirements. January, 2004

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LACUE Award

Principal Ginger Roper receives congratulations from Technology Supervisor John Swang on receiving the 2004-2005 LACUE Principal of the Year Award. January 2005

Lake Harbor Middle School

Lake Harbor student serves as "ball boy" during November, 2003, Hornets basketball game.

Lake Harbor Middle School holds ribbon cutting for new student bank. November 2004

Lake Harbor Middle School students apply for positions as bank tellers for new student bank. November 2004

Lake Harbor Middle School Stand By Me Club earns finalist honors in Superintendent's Award for Outstanding Character and Citizenship for 2004-2005. March 2005

John Lamarque

Deputy Superintendent Trey Folse, Superintendent Gayle Sloan and Board President John Lamarque review results of the April 17, 2004, School Board referendums. April 2004

Incoming School Board President Donald Villere expresses Board appreciation to past President John Lamarque. January 2005

Mary Landrieu

U. S. Senator Mary Landrieu visits Tchefuncte Middle School students. May, 2004.

LEAP

Curriculum and Instruction Supervisor Scottie Kuhlmann discusses LEAP 21 requirements. January, 2004

LEAP 21 testing for eighth grade students is explained by Curriculum and Instruction Supervisor Patty Witte. January, 2004

Lee Road Junior High School

Lee Road Junior High School students visit Governor Blanco's butterfly garden.

Lee Road Junior High School students plant milkweed for the Monarch butterflies in the Governor's Mansion garden.

Fifth grade students at Lee Road Junior High School hang red, white, and blue wind socks along fence in front of school. September, 2004.

Lee Road Junior High School kindergarten students hang patriotic wind socks to decorate grounds of school. September, 2004.

Outdoor classroom at Lee Road Junior High dedicated to former Superintendent L. P. Monteleone.

Lee Road Junior High School students sing a tribute to former Superintendent L. P. Monteleone during gazebo dedication.

Yearbook dedicated to former Superintendent, the late L. P. Monteleone, by Lee Road Junior High School students.

Nolan Lefort

Art Teacher Nolan Lefort Selected State Elementary Art Educator of the Year. January 2005

Little Oak Elementary School

Little Oak Elementary students take part in the eastern St. Tammany Classroom Music Festival at Creekside Junior High. October, 2004

Little Oak Middle School students dissect a frog to learn more about organ function during a biology unit in science class.

Bonnie Louque

Bonnie Louque, originator of Character Links, explains the program to elementary school administrators. May 2004

School Lunch

Abita Springs Elementary School Greets Guests for School Lunch Week

Recognition Goes To Outstanding School  Lunchroom Employees, 2001-2002 School Year

Abita Springs Elementary Celebrates National School Lunch Week with "Reach Your Peak" cheerleaders. November 2004

Abita Springs Elementary encourages healthy activities during National School Lunch Week. November 2004

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Madisonville Junior High School

Madisonville Junior High students build project designed to promote higher-order thinking skills. January 2005

Magnolia Trace Elementary School

Magnolia Trace Elementary Grandparents View Pond Exhibit

Magnolia Trace Elementary Students View Scarecrows

Magnolia Trace Elementary Opens New Outdoor Classroom

Magnolia Trace Elementary School students in Ms. Waldrip’s class won the school Scarecrow Contest for “School Spirit.” November, 2004.

Ms. Pecararo’s class at Magnolia Trace Elementary School took “Scariest Scarecrow” award at the annual school Scarecrow Contest. November, 2004

The scarecrow made by students in Mr. Marlboro’s class was “Funniest” in the Magnolia Trace Elementary School scarecrow event. November, 2004

Magnolia Trace Night at the Tammany Trace Trailhead was a great kick-off to the holiday season for parents and students. December 2005

Making the Grade

Deputy Superintendent Folse joins Saints quarterback Drew Brees in launching a local education awareness program, “Making the Grade.” September 2006

Mandeville High School

Mandeville High School Receives National School of Excellence Banner

Mandeville High School Accepts National Recognition

Healthcare representatives discuss medical vocational opportunities with Mandeville High School students. January 2005

Teacher Leslie McGoey helps students show Open House visitors the new graphic arts lab at Mandeville High. January, 2004.

Mandeville Junior High School

Mandeville Junior High School Talented Drama class students perform during a LEAP/ITBS Pep Rally. March, 2005

Mandeville Middle School

Mandeville Middle School receives National PTA Excellence in Parental Involvement Award

Mandeville Middle School food service employees serve lunch to the Superintendent and Principal in the haunted school cafeteria on Halloween Day. October, 2005

Mardi Gras

Covington Elementary School Principal Martha Romo leads the school Mardi Gras parade near the school. February 2005

The Krewe of Seasons class from Covington Elementary School gets in the Mardi Gras spirit as they parade with classmates in front of the School Board Office. February 2005

Covington Elementary School administrators and staff join in the school Mardi Gras parade. February 2007

Covington Elementary School students don costumes and throw beads to onlookers at their annual Mardi Gras parade. February 2007

William Pitcher Junior High School band members provide music for the Covington Elementary School Mardi Gras parade. February 2007

L. P. Monteleone

Late Superintendent L. P. Monteleone remembered at special program benefiting scholarship program. September, 2004.

School Board President John Lamarque and Assistant Superintendents Margo Guilott and Pete Jabbia attend program benefiting the L. P. Monteleone Scholarship Fund. September, 2004.

Sally Clausen, president of the University of Louisiana System, unveils portrait of L. P. Monteleone with the help of Lyn Monteleone during program benefiting the scholarship fund set up to honor the late School System superintendent.

BESE Board Member Donna Contois presents Superintendent Monteleone with Outstanding Performance Award for School System

Outdoor classroom at Lee Road Junior High dedicated to former Superintendent L. P. Monteleone.

Monteleone Junior High School

Groundbreaking Held for L. P. Monteleone Junior High School

Cafetorium and other sections of L. P. Monteleone Junior High School are being constructed for the new 30-classroom school located near Fontainebleau State Park. September, 2004.

Construction progresses on the library/administration building at the new L. P. Monteleone Junior High School, which is scheduled to open in the Fall of 2005.

Worker attaches sign to L. P. Monteleone Junior High School during final phases of construction. April 2005

Teachers Adam Rowe and Lauri Phares welcome students to newly opened Monteleone Junior High School. August 2005

Monteleone Junior High parent volunteers help direct students on the first day of classes. August 2005

Monteleone Junior High administrators prepare for Opening Day assembly with students. August 2005

Monteleone Junior High opens its doors for classes for the first time on August 12. August 2005

Monteleone Junior High Principal answers questions about the new school during a press tour. August 2005

Mrs. Isabelle Moore

Mrs. Isabelle Moore named as Elementary Division Principal of the Year for 2003-2004

Dr. Randy Morgan

Dr. Randy Morgan named as High School Division Principal of the Year for 2003-2004

Music Festival

Little Oak Elementary students take part in the eastern St. Tammany Classroom Music Festival at Creekside Junior High. October, 2004

Cypress Cove Elementary students perform at the recent Classroom Music Festival for eastern area St. Tammany schools. October, 2004.

Fourth grade students from schools across the west side of the parish performed with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. April 2005

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National Board Certification

National Board Certification Awarded to Teachers, 2001-2002 School Year. 

National Board Certification Awarded to Teachers, Counselors for 2002-2003 School Year. 

National Board Certification Awarded to Teachers for 2004-2005 School Year. January 2005

National Board Certification Awarded to Counselors and Psychologists for 2004-2005. January 2005

National Board Certification Awarded To St. Tammany Parish Public School System Teachers. February 2006 Picture 1

National Board Certification Awarded To St. Tammany Parish Public School System Teachers. February 2006 Picture 2

St. Tammany School Psychologists Are Recognized For Earning National Board Certification. February, 2006

Local School Counselors Earn National Board Certification. February 2006

Northshore High School

Northshore High Student Is Most Outstanding Nutrition Advisory Council Senior - June 2004

Northshore High School band members perform during Camellia Marching Band Festival. November 2004

School Nurses

School Nurses Recognized with Special Day

School nurses attended the recent School Board meeting, at which School Nurse Day was proclaimed for May 11, 2005. April 2005

Nutrition Award

Nutrition Art Award Given To Holbert, Leumas and Semmes.

Top School Nutrition Advisory Councils Share Spotlight - June 2004

USDA Officials Visit Bayou Woods Elementary's Award-Winning School Nutrition Program

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Ochsner

Healthcare representatives discuss medical vocational opportunities with Mandeville High School students. January 2005

Option 3

Option 3 Business Partners are recognized at April, 2004, luncheon.

St. Tammany Parish Hospital CEO Patti Ellish speaks to Option 3 students and business representatives.

Winn Dixie stores representative Mike Piazza commends Option 3 program and students.

The parent of a student in the Option 3 program tells of the program's positive impact on her child and her family.

Culinary Arts Academies students prepare lunch for Option 3 business partners and students.

Students in Culinary Arts Academies take a break before serving lunch at Option 3 luncheon.

Outstanding Performance Award

BESE Board Member Donna Contois presents Superintendent Monteleone with Outstanding Performance Award for School System

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Covington Pathways

Covington Pathways wins Photography Contest Grand Prize

Dr. June Paul

Dr. June Paul Retires from Arts Education career.

Pine View Middle School

Pine View Middle School Earns Continuing Accreditation from SACS

Pine View Middle School Puts Finishing Touches on 2003 St. Tammany Parish Fair Booth

Pine View Middle School teachers greet students with signs on the first day of LEAP/iLEAP testing. March, 2006

Pine View Middle School celebrated Bus Owner/Operator and Bus Aide Appreciation week with gifts of satsumas, cards and big warm "thank you’s" for all of the effort that bus owner/operators and bus aides put forth for the students in our community. November, 2006

Pine View Middle School teachers and students talked with “Today Show” host Matt Lauer doing a break in the show broadcast near the school. October 2005

Pitcher Junior High

Three Pitcher Junior High School students relax after their performance at a recent concert for students, parents, and others in the community.January 2005

William Pitcher Junior High School band members provide music for the Covington Elementary School Mardi Gras parade. February 2007

Pontchartrain Elementary School

Pontchartrain Elementary School Awarded Blue Ribbon National School of Excellence Designation

Pontchartrain Elementary students greet Hornets players at basketball game recognizing St. Tammany Parish in November, 2003.

Pontchartrain Elementary School first graders play Vocabulary Bingo during “Fun Day”, a learning event held at the end of a unit of study. January 2005

President George W. Bush

President George Bush talked with Pine View Middle School Principal Cynthia Russell and Assistant Principal Janis Daviston during his visit to Covington. October 2005

President Bush congratulates Salmen High School representatives upon the school's receiving a $70,000 grant from the Laura Bush Foundation to help restore the school library.  February, 2007   

Principals

New Principals Welcomed to School Top Posts for 2002-2003

New Principals Greet Students for 2003-2004 School Year

New Principals join with new assistant principals for 2004-2005 Administrators Orientation program. August 2004

Two Named As Principals of the Year for 2003-2004

2004-2005 Principals of Year for St. Tammany Parish Selected. January 2005

Area high school principals take notes on items discussed during the annual Principals Meeting held each year prior to the start of a new school year. August 2004

Principals discuss plans for the school year during the 2004-2005 Principals Meeting held recently. August 2004

Slidell area principals meet during a break in the 2004 Back to School Principals Meeting. August 2004

New principals welcome students to the 2005-2006 school year. August 2005

Professional Development

Three recognized by national publication for effective professional development offered for educators. August 2005

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Retirement

Dr. June Paul Retires from Arts Education career.

Dennis Cousin Retires after 36 Years of Service.

Rock Climbing

Students at Magnolia Trace enjoy using their rock climbing wall during P. E. class. January 2005

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SACS Accreditation

All St. Tammany Public Schools Accredited by SACS; Certificate Presented to Gayle Sloan and John Lamarque

SACS Representatives visit School System to discuss accreditation and strategic planning. January, 2004

SACS District Accreditation discussed by School System conference participants. January 2005

SACS Officials welcomed to School Board meeting by Superintendent Sloan and Deputy Superintendent Folse. January 2005

SACS Associate Executive Director tells School Board members about district accreditation process. January 2005

Dr. Lucy Hayden, Associate Executive Director for SACS CASI, announces the team recommendation that the School System be awarded district accreditation. January 2005

Officials with the SACS CASI present the School Board an official banner and plaque signifying districtwide SACS CASI accreditation earned by the School System this year. February, 2006

SACS Award

Scottie Kuhlmann, a supervisor of Currculum and Instruction for the School System, received the Dr. John M. Davis Distinguished Educational Achievement Award at a recent SACS conference. January, 2007

SACS Presentation

Superintendent Sloan and Deputy Superintendent Folse presented a program on "Leadership In Times of Crisis" at the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI) annual conference. January, 2007

Safe Driving

Teen Focus on Safe Driving Forum participants welcomed to all-day program in Mandeville. November 2004

Forum coordinators congratulate winning artist for artwork chosen for cover of Teen Focus on Safe Driving booklet. November 2004

Group discussion held among students from parish high school teams at Teen Focus on Safe Driving forum. November 2004

High school students develop plans to increase awareness of safe driving issues at their schools. November 2004

Student participant walks the line at exhibit booth during Teen Focus on Safe Driving Forum. November 2004

Students representing Slidell High School at the recent Teen Focus on Safe Driving Forum discuss activities at their school. April 2005

Northshore High School students at the Teen Focus on Safe Driving Forum listen to speakers. April 2005

Pearl River High School students address Teen Focus Forum participants about making safe choices.April 2005

Mandeville High School students attending the Safe Driving meeting share ideas for highlighting good safety practices April 2005

Fontainebleau High School students discuss possible Safe Driving Awareness activities for the next school year. April 2005

A Covington High School student shares plans for promoting safe driving with students at her school. April 2005

A Salmen High School senior urges underclassmen to increase teen awareness about safe driving. April 2005

A trio from Salmen High School entertains participants at the Teen Focus on Safe Driving Forum. April 2005

Safety

School Bus Safety Week observed at Tchefuncte Middle School (Oct. 2003)

Officers from the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office met with principals of schools at a Principals Meeting devoted to school safety. January, 2007

Covington Police Department officials and Covington area principals discuss arrangements for regular meetings between the Police Department and school administrations at the recent parishwide Principals Meeting. January, 2007

School principals in the Slidell and Pearl River areas talk with Slidell Police Department officers about establishing a schedule of regularly meeting at schools to share information about school security. January, 2007

Slidell Junior High School Principal Brennan McCurley and Clearwood Junior High School Principal Alan Bennett discuss Crimestoppers information during a break in a recent parishwide Principals Meeting devoted to school safety. January, 2007

Salmen High School

Student organizers of Red Ribbon Week at Salmen High met with New Orleans Saints football players who talked to the entire student body about the importance of maintaining a healthy body and mind. November 2006

GSA officials took part in a special presentation of supplies and two new American flags that were flown over the U. S. Capitol at Salmen High School recently. January, 2007

President Bush congratulates Salmen High School representatives upon the school's receiving a $70,000 grant from the Laura Bush Foundation to help restore the school library.  February, 2007   

School Food Service

School Food Service Employees are 2002-2003 Winners

Outstanding School Food Service Programs Designated for 2002-2003

Lynn Skidmore

Assistant Principal Lynn Skidmore of Abney Elementary is interviewed for television segment on national Fox network. November 2004

Slidell Curriculum Center

Slidell Curriculum Center Renamed In Honor of Dr. Robert C. Brooks Jr.

Slidell High School

A Slidell High School senior readies her “mousetrap car” at the starting line of her physics class race.January 2005

Slidell High School Color Guard presents the colors at November, 2003, New Orleans Hornets basketball game.

Slidell Junior High School

Slidell Junior High featured in cover story for national journal K-8 Teaching. September, 2004.

Slidell Pathways

Slidell Pathways accepted a donation of school supplies given by the local Coast Guard. December, 2004

Gayle Sloan

Gayle Sloan Appointed Superintendent of Schools

Sloan Attends National Women's Leadership Forum in Washington, D.C.

Superintendent Sloan and Teachers of the Year recognized during St. Tammany Night at the New Orleans Hornets basketball game in November, 2003.

Deputy Superintendent Trey Folse, Superintendent Gayle Sloan and Board President John Lamarque review results of the April 17, 2004, School Board referendums.

Governor-elect Kathleen Blanco is welcomed to St. Tammany Parish by Superintendent Gayle Sloan.

Superintendent Sloan visits with students as school gets under way for the 2004-2005 school year.

Superintendent Sloan stops by Florida Avenue Elementary to visit with students at beginning of 2005-2006 school year. August 2005

Superintendent Sloan met with educators from Zanesville, Ohio, who are among dozens of volunteers from that city who came to Slidell following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. October 2005

Superintendent Sloan receives a tribute from School Board President Donald Villere on behalf of School Board members in recognition of her leadership during the 2005-2006 school year. August, 2006

Southeastern Louisiana University

Dr. Randy Moffett, President of SLU, and Superintendent Sloan sign an agreement regarding college credit for selected high school courses. May, 2005.

School System personnel John Swang, Melody Bonnette, Lucy Vennen, and Suzanne Buras are inductees into Southeastern Louisiana University’s first Teacher Hall of Fame. August, 2006

Special Education

Dr. Jeanie Bernard, Supervisor of Special Education, gives parents information about high-stakes testing for special education students. January, 2004

Strategic Plan

Community Meeting held to gather input on School System Strategic Plan. December, 2003.

Strategic Plan facilitator Dale Hair addresses community meeting participants. December, 2003.

Strategic Plan Technology Action Group discuss steps to implement instructional technology objectives. January, 2004

Strategic Plan Effective Class Size Action Group addresses suggestions from previous meetings. January, 2004.

Strategic Plan Action Group previews student mastery of grade-level expectations. January, 2004.

Strategic Plan Action Group reviews communication and school involvement issues. January, 2004.

Participants in the Strategic Plan Community Meeting provide input to the draft plan. April 2004

The draft Strategic Plan for the School System is reviewed during the recent Community Meeting. April 2004

Student Information Program

Teachers learn how to use Student Information Program on school computers.

Student Nutrition Advisory Councils

Student Nutrition Advisory Councils (NAC) accept honors. Whispering Forest Elementary, Chahta-Ima Elementary School, Fontainebleau Junior High School, and Cypress Cove Elementary School.

Student of the Year

Students of the Year Chosen for 2000-2001

Students of the Year Chosen for 2001-2002

Students of the Year Chosen for 2002-2003

Students of the Year Chosen for 2003-2004

Students of the Year Chosen for 2004-2005

Fifth Grade Student of the Year for St. Tammany Parish Honored as Regional Student of the Year, Elementary Division. April 2005

The 2005-2006 Middle School Student of the Year led the Pledge of Allegiance at the Ceremonial Swearing-In of School Board members at the January School Board meeting. January, 2007

Substitute Teachers

Carolyn Park Middle School shows appreciation to substitute teachers with special reception. June 2005

Professional Development Coordinator Ellen Lamarque reviews the work of some participants in a recent substitute teacher workshop held for prospective substitutes. August 2006

Superintendent Award

The 2004 Superintendent's Award for Outstanding Character and Citizenship awarded to Lake Harbor Middle School O.W.L.E.T.S. May 2004

The finalists for the 2004 Superintendent's Award for Outstanding Character and Citizenship were Abney Elementary and a student at Honey Island Elementary School. May 2004

Mandeville High School senior wins Superintendent's Award for Outstanding Character and Citizenship for 2004-2005. March 2005

Lake Harbor Middle School Stand By Me Club earns finalist honors in Superintendent's Award for Outstanding Character and Citizenship for 2004-2005. March 2005

Bonne Ecole Elementary School student and teacher named finalists in Superintendent's Award for Outstanding Character and Citizenship for 2004-2005. March 2005

The 2006 recipients of the Superintendent’s Award for Outstanding Character and Citizenship were recognized at a recent Superintendent's Award event and included winners inside and outside the School System. April 2006

Inside the School System Finalists for the Superintendent’s Award for Outstanding Character and Citizenship are shown in this photograph from the Superintendent's Award Night program. April 2006

The Fontainebleau Junior High School Builders Club were also chosen Finalists for the Superintendent's Outstanding Character and Citizenship Award. April 2006

A number of finalists from outside the School System were recognized at the Superintendent’s Award for Outstanding Character and Citizenship Award program held at the Instructional Technology Center in Mandeville. April 2006

Several people and organizations were recognized as Hurricane Heroes by Superintendent Sloan at the event spotlighting outstanding character and service for their efforts on behalf of the School System after Hurricane Katrina. April 2006

Local parish, municipal, military and law enforcement officials were among those recognized as Extra Mile Winners at the Superintendent's Award ceremonies. April 2006

Other Extra Mile Winners named at the Superintendent's Award program included several principals and Elsie Burkhalter of the St. Tammany Federation of Teachers and School Employees. April 2006

Maintenance department employees were also honored with the Extra Mile Award from Superintendent Sloan at the 2006 Superintendent's Award Program. April 2006

 

Support Employees of the Year

Support Employees of the Year Chosen for 2001-2002

Support Employees of the Year Chosen for 2003-2004

Support Employees of the Year Chosen for 2004-2005

Suzuki Concerts

Students from schools across the parish performed in the annual Suzuki strings Christmas Concert. December, 2005

Swearing In Ceremonies

Superintendent Sloan and Deputy Superintendent Folse spend time with Board Member John Lamarque, a former Board President, and the other 14 Board Members before the Ceremonial Swearing-In of the Board.

Newly-elected Board Member Bob Womack and family and returning Board Member Ronnie Panks and family prepare for the Board Swearing-In. January, 2007

Newly-elected Board Member Jack Loup and family share comments after the Board Swearing-In. January, 2007

Retiring Board Member Roth Allen accepts words of appreciation for his dedicated service to the School Board. Dr. Allen administered the Ceremonial Oath of Office. January,2007

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Talented

Talented music students sing National Anthem at November, 2003, New Orleans Hornets basketball game.

Richard Tanner

Richard Tanner, Assistant Superintendent for Administration, receives 2001-2002 Friend of Child Nutrition Award

Tanner Honored by Bureau of Governmental Research; Receives Keller Award for Outstanding Contribution to Efficient and Effective Operation of a Government Institution

Tchefuncte Middle School

Tchefuncte Middle School practices safe bus evacuation drill for School Bus Safety Week 2003.

Tchefuncte Middle School celebrates 10th anniversary with visits by former Principal and Assistant Principal. October 2004

Tchefuncte Middle School mascot joins school chorus in singing "Happy Birthday" in observance of the school's tenth anniversary. October 2004

Tchefuncte Middle School students place items in "time capsule" for tenth anniversary project. October 2004

Teachers

More than 200 teachers take part in School System New Teacher Induction for 2004. August 2004

New teachers take part in an informational activity at the 2004 New Teacher Induction program. August 2004

Teachers of the Year Chosen for 2001-2002 School Year: Mary Bowers, Emile Danna Jr., and Elizabeth Coco.

Teachers of the Year Chosen for 2002-2003 School Year: Debi Schoen, Suzanne Buras and Ric Watkins

Teachers of the Year Chosen for 2003-2004 School Year: Patricia W. Schoen, Stacey H. Magee and Deborah Lynne Richard.

Teachers of the Year Chosen for 2004-2005 School Year: Kelli Bounds, Donna Johnson and Rena Oynes.

Teachers of the Year Chosen for 2005-2006 School Year: Clara Thornton, Chantelle O'Meallie, and Michelle Dupuis.

Technology Week

Educational Technology Week Observed by St. Tammany Schools; Fontainebleau Junior High career lab with Jane Gallardo pictured.

St. Tammany School officials lead an education team on a visit to the Napa, California, school system to tour the New Technology High School. January 2005

Teen Focus on Safe Driving (see also Safe Driving)

Teen Focus on Safe Driving Forum participants welcomed to all-day program in Mandeville. November 2004

Forum coordinators congratulate winning artist for artwork chosen for cover of Teen Focus on Safe Driving booklet. November 2004

Group discussion held among students from parish high school teams at Teen Focus on Safe Driving forum. November 2004

High school students develop plans to increase awareness of safe driving issues at their schools. November 2004

Student participant walks the line at exhibit booth during Teen Focus on Safe Driving Forum. November 2004

John Tesh

Superintendent Gayle Sloan announced the donation of ten “shelters on wheels” that musician and broadcast host John Tesh brought to St. Tammany Parish for School System employees displaced by Hurricane Katrina. October 2005

Supervisor of Instruction Peggy Sharpe examines band instruments donated through the John Tesh Radio Show campaign for schools that lost musical instruments to hurricane destruction. October, 2005

A member of the Slidell High School television broadcasting team interviewed musician and entertainer John Tesh about the Katrina relief effort that John Tesh initiated. October, 2005

Three Rivers Festival Music

The Pitcher Junior High School Jazz Band performs during the Three Rivers Arts Festival in Covington. November, 2006

The jazz band from Fontainebleau High School entertains participants of the Three Rivers Arts Festival. November, 2006

Nick Tisone

Former Tchefuncte Middle School student Nick Tisone visits with his former fifth grade teacher, Mrs. Marino .December, 2004

Tsunami

Mandeville Middle School students prepare to flag the school flag at half-mast in recognition of the tsunami disaster. January 2005

Tree Trimming

Covington Elementary School students help trim the School Board Office tree, December 2002.

Covington Elementary School students help trim the School Board Office tree, December 2003.

Covington Elementary School students help trim the School Board Office tree, December 2004.

Covington Elementary School students help trim the School Board Office tree, December 2005.

Covington Elementary School students once again helped add decorative trimming to the Central Office tree in 2006. December, 2006

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Unsung Heros in Education

Assistant Superintendent Margo Guilott introduces Mandeville Middle School teacher Ellen Marino as one of two ING Unsung Heroes in Education award winners in the School System. August, 2006

Lake Harbor Middle School teacher Andrea Starnes, an ING Unsung Heroes in Education award winner, is recognized by Assistant Superintendent Guilott. August, 2006

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Veterans Day

For Veterans Day, 2004, teachers at Abita Springs Elementary organized an after-school event for their classes. November, 2004

Video Institute

Channel 13's Summer Video Institute 2004 participants work together on a scene they filmed while producing a documentary on the UCM Museum in Abita Springs.

Summer Video Institute students film among the oaks in Fontainebleau State Park during a video shoot. July 2004.

Students pose for the camera during production of their video about the Northlake Nature Center in Mandeville during the Educational Channel 13 Summer Video Institute. August 2005

Students discuss the best camera angles with instructor David Williams while producing a video about the Bechac House during Educational Channel 13’s Summer Video Institute.  August 2005

Donald Villere

Incoming School Board President Donald Villere expresses Board appreciation to past President John Lamarque. January 2005

Violins

Students in the Suzuki Strings program in schools across the parish performed in Winter Concerts recently. December 2004

Visiting Officials

Dr. Margo Guilott, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, addresses visitors from the Cameron Parish School District. April 2005

David Vitter

Superintendent Sloan and Deputy Superintendent Folse welcome guests U. S. Representative David Vitter and BESE Representative Penny Dastugue to the spring meeting of school administrators.

U. S. House of Representatives member David Vitter addresses the recent school administrators meeting about the No Child Left Behind Act and other federal initiatives concerning education.

Slidell High School Principal Billy Percy and other principals have the opportunity to ask Congressman Vitter questions about the impact of federal legislation on local school districts.

Volunteers

School volunteers are honored at an end-of-the-year event for their valuable contribution to System schools and students.

Talented Coordinator Debbie Lefort leads the national anthem at the school volunteer celebration.

Central Office and School administrators, complete with stage props, sing the praises of school volunteers.

School System administrators have fun entertaining school volunteers at the recent Volunteer Appreciation event. April 2005

Abita Springs Elementary School volunteers from Abita Springs enjoy the Volunteer Appreciation luncheon. April 2005

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Gwen Wade

Alton Elementary School Principal Gwen Wade congratulated for Alton Receiving the State Title I Distinguished School Award

Thais Wahl

Principal Thais Wahl chosen Elementary Division Principal of the Year for the School System for 2004-2005. January 2005

Washington, D. C.

Deputy Superintendent W. L."Trey" Folse meets U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige during conference in Washington, D.C.

Twenty three St. Tammany students visit Washington, D.C., as part of Democracy in Action program.

Students share Washington, D.C., experience with school board members at August meeting. August 2004.

Students recognized and congratulated for taking part in Washington, D.C., trip. August 2004

Wax Museum

Lake Harbor Middle School Wax Museum of Greek Mythology presented information about Greek gods and goddesses with students dressed in costume.  January 2005

Patty Witte

LEAP 21 testing for eighth grade students is explained by Curriculum and Instruction Supervisor Patty Witte. January, 2004

Woodlake Elementary School

Woodlake Elementary School Student Council earns the Honor Student Council Excellence Award from the National Association of Elementary School Principals.

A Woodlake Elementary School student enjoys lunch with his mother during the recent “Invite Someone Special to Lunch Week” event at the school. January 2005

Woodlake Elementary School teacher Sharlene Algaier named as the Louisiana Humanities Teacher of the Year. May, 2005

Workshops

School Improvement Plan workshops held. April 2005

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