Superintendent Update

October 23, 2017

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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AROUND CAMPUS

Beau Chene High School

Beau Chene High-Mrs. Jennifer Hebert’s Nutrition & Foods’ classes went to UL for a campus tour and Lunch Club field trip. Lunch Club is the on-campus restaurant hosted by UL students majoring in Hospitality and Dietetics. The students plan the menu, cook the foods and staff the restaurant each Tuesday and Thursday of the semester. Mrs. Hebert’s students complete a very similar menu project in class.

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Cankton Elementary School

Students visited the new Academic Rewards Store for their performance on their 1st 9 weeks report card.

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Fourth-grade students are currently studying erosion. They conducted an investigation to determine which type of soil composition is best for preventing erosion caused by rain water.

East Elementary

East Elementary recently invited their grandparents to a special breakfast. Grandparents were able to visit the students' classrooms and see some of their work.

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East Elementary fourth grade students were instructed by local VFW members on flag etiquette and the proper way to fold and display the flag.

East Elementary students were treated to a Kona Ice Party for showing positive behavior during the 1st quarter of the school year.

Eunice High School

Eunice High School held its college fair this week to help educate all of their students for post-secondary education options available to them. The students expressed their gratitude and excitement for this opportunity and gained much insight into the college enrollment process.

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Lexy Guillory, Austin Arnaud, and Josiah Doucet, are donating bird feeders to St. Edmund 8th grader, F.J. Derouen.

Eunice High FFA completed another service project. Planting smooth cord grass in Vermillion Bay, which is considered open water, helps reestablish marshland and minimizes coastal erosion.

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Mr. Terry Fruge' donated this picnic table for our students to have on our outdoor patio.

Glendale Elementary

The third-grade Learning Center students hosted a poetry café and invited their parents to attend. Their family enjoyed listening to the students read their selected poems while drinking hot chocolate and eating homemade cookies.

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Ms. Manuel’s 1st-grade class recently did a Science Experiment using on Senses. Pictured below is the class tasting different foods.

Mrs. Manuel’s 1st-grade students made all 100’s on their Spelling pre-test.

Grand Coteau Elementary

GCES students were rewarded with a pizza and ice cream party as a token of appreciation for selling cookie dough. Every year students take part in participating and enjoy raising money for their school.

Grand Prairie Elementary

GPE Paints the Town Pink with a ballon release to show support for Breast Cancer Awareness and their four breast cancer survivors on staff; Mrs. Patricia Gauthier, Mrs. Patricia Fontenot, Ms. Judy Knott, and Ms. Cassandra Douresseaux.
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Huge shout-out to Daigle Welding for donating the helium for our Breast Cancer Awareness Event
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Grand Prairie Elementary Paints the Town Pink - Mrs. Jordan Downs' Class
Mrs. Hailey's Class shows support for Breast Cancer Awareness.
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4-H officer installation.

Roderick Tezeno, 4-H president, presenting Meghan Robnett with St. Landry 4-H, "Pennies for 4-H" collection of $123.39.
The third grade students in Mrs. Andrea's Class are studying the culture of Louisiana. One of her students and his mother entertained us with fiddle playing.
Grandparent's Day Celebrated in Mrs. Dawn Peck's Class
Ten sets of twins currently at GPE. Now that's a lot of twins for this little school! I think we may have set a record. They are so adorable!
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Grolee Elementary

Students in Mrs. Soileau’s 3rd grade Science class made anemometers and tested the speed of wind, air, and the air conditioner in a 10 second time frame.

Highland Elementary

Highland's Star Students for August and September...

Front L to R: McKenzie Fontenot, Kayla Butler, Macie Istre, Julianna Sittig, Sofia Garcia, Layla Thomas, Ambria Minor, Vickie Tran

Back L to R: Cory Ceaser, Alijah Thomas, Alayah Watson, Maria Mendoza, Trevant Morgan

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Mrs. Monique Smith's 2nd-grade class conducted an Erupting Soda experiment to observe the 3 States of Matter. Diet Pepsi and mint flavored mentos created a chemical reaction!

Lawtell Elementary

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MACA

Pink Out Day at MACA
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Palmetto Elementary

Newly elected 4-H officers

Tia Rideau-President, Courtney Grayson-Vice President, Blake Breaux-Secretary, Keelan Matthews-reporter

Second-grade students created animal habitats as a culmination project for their science unit.

Palmetto Elementary received a $2900 grant from Fuel Up To Play 60. The money was used to purchase PE equipment and storage, insulated field trip bags, playground benches, and a glass front cooler for our concession stand. We are now able to sell fresh fruits and vegetables and bottled water.

August and September students of the month.

Palmetto Elementary was awarded a $1000 Eat Move Grow grant. A class set of Kids ergonomic seats was purchased for our 1st and 2nd graders.

Park Vista Elementary

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Plaisance Elementary

Plaisance Elementary Festivities
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Port Barre Elementary

Port Barre Elementary has a 4H club this year. We participated in daily activities during National 4H Week. We also elected our 4H officers.

South Street Elementary

South Street Kittens can earn kitten mascots for good behavior. This week’s winners include Mrs. Broussard’s Kindergarten class for hallway behavior, Ms. Hoffman’s kindergarten class for cafeteria behavior, Mrs. Lafleur’s second grade class for attendance, Mrs. Thompson’s third grade class for hallway behavior, Ms. Rami’s third grade class for cafeteria behavior, and Ms. Thomas’s class for attendance

South Street Elementary celebrated boss’s day with breakfast and presentations from the students. Thanks to the cafeteria ladies for making yummy meals for lunch all week.

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Mrs. Thompson’s third graders on honor roll. Here is D’Marcus G. who made a 4.0 this nine weeks. Landon, Pearson, Mykayla, Justin, Kirsten, Alayah, Jakavon, Ja’Myrin, and Danaya all received 3.0 or above.

Southwest Elemementary

Southwest Elementary would like to thank WindSync and Mr. Troy Kahler for visiting our school to practice and perform a special concert piece with our band students.

Southwest Elementary would like to thank WindSync and Mr. Troy Kahler for visiting our school to practice and perform a special concert piece with our band students.

Mr. Michael Bellchambers, General Transportation Manager with the Walmart Transportation Office has chosen Southwest Elementary to receive a $2059.75 donation as part of Walmart’s commitment to education.
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Sunset Elementary School

Ms. Shelly Freeman, first female firefighter in Opelousas, and Mr. Trey Hebert visited Ms. Erica LaFountaine Meche’s Journey to Careers class.

Paula Jordan with Healthcare Connections visited Ms. Erica LaFountaine Meche’s 7th grade Journey to Careers class to discuss the importance of a good work ethic and her chosen career.

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Mr. Tyrone Glover spoke to the 7th grade Journey to Career students about overcoming all of life’s obstacles and reaching their full potential.

DISTRICT EVENTS

The National Institute for School Leadership’s (NISL) Principal Fellowship Program Participants



Graduation day!!

http://www.nisl.org/news/

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