Mandeville High Student Named State Student of the Year ::..
Patrick Flanigan, a senior at Mandeville High School, was named Louisiana State Student of the Year in the High School Division Thursday night at the annual Louisiana Department of Education "Student of the Year" event held in the Louisiana State Museum in Baton Rouge.
Upon the announcement that he had won, he was congratulated by Superintendent W. L. “Trey” Folse, III, and other School System officials who had attended the banquet.
Flanigan was selected as the Regional Student of the Year earlier this month.
Superintendent Folse said all of St. Tammany Parish was proud of his achievement, especially in light of the "back to back" Students of the Year won by St. Tammany in the High School Division. “Patrick is a ...
School System Announces 10 National Merit Finalists ::..
The St. Tammany Parish Public School System is home to 10 National Merit Finalists for the 2013-14 school year. The students designated Finalists by the National Merit Scholarship Program include five from Mandeville High and five from Northshore High School in Slidell.
The National Merit® Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955. High school students enter the National Merit Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®)–a test which serves as an initial screen of more than 1.5 million entrants each year.
The Mandeville High National Merit Finalists are Michael Denham, Aaron Reed, Morgan Lee Kleis, Greta Shallenberger and Julia Stricklin. All five finalists plan are pursuing ...
Reach Out and Read Expands Pediatrician Office Outreach ::..
The St. Tammany Parish Public School System’s Striving Readers Literacy Grant program recently added more pediatrician offices to its outreach with a special “kick-off” program held at Slidell Memorial Hospital’s Family Medicine Center. The event ended with officials handing out colorful and entertaining books to children who had been eagerly awaiting for them.
School System and parish government officials, along with several doctors and Slidell Memorial Hospital officials met for the event to welcome the Family Medicine Center to the Reach Out and Read initiative connecting healthcare to literacy for children through partnerships with pediatricians.
Elementary Supervisor Elizabeth Laine emceed the event, welcoming Superintendent W. L. “Trey” Folse, III, Assistant Superintendent Cheryl Arabie, Parish President Pat Brister, Slidell Memorial Hospital CEO ...
Avalon Project Showcases Drafting Students Innovative Solutions ::..
Drafting students from Fontainebleau High School and Lakeshore High School unveiled their new design efforts Friday morning for the 2014 Avalon Project, a year-long design extravaganza that envisions a futuristic community that embodies sustainability, energy efficiency, and minimal environmental impacts. More than 100 students and visitors gathered in the Fontainebleau High Library to take part in the showcase of student work.
Brooke Cawhon introduced the presentation of the projects in the library at Fontainebleau High School, with several other students describing the project criteria and displaying results in a number of assigned subject areas, from transportation and residential to energy saving features and space exploration. A new field being addressed this year was bio-medical designs, which included mechanical heart designs and robotic-like ...
Spring Break Begins Friday, April 18; Classes Resume April 28 ::..
Public schools will be closed beginning Friday, April 18, for the Spring/Easter break that continues through Friday, April 25. Classes resume on Monday, April 28.
The Central Office and support offices for the St. Tammany Parish Public School System will be closed for the Easter Holiday Weekend on Friday, April 18, and on Monday, April 21. Offices will reopen on Tuesday, April 22.