Superintendent Update

October 9, 2017

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UPCOMING EVENTS

OPELOUSAS HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMING 2017

HOMECOMING THEME: “Roarin’ On The Bayou”

Spirit Week Begins—October 5, 6, 2017-October 11, 12, 13, 14, 2017

Note: Parade permits can be obtained the main office at OHS.

For more information call 337-942-5634

Thursday, October 5, 2017—Around the World Day …………………………… Dress appropriately to that of a certain culture or region (examples: India, Africa, Scottish, etc.)

Friday, October 6, 2017—Dynamic Duo Day (famous people or things that go together like Batman and Robin, mac-n-cheese, etc.) Costumes must complement each other.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017—Glam Day………try to set a trend; dress to impress (appropriately); can also dress nice and casual

Decorate backdrop after school

Powder Puff football game 6th -7th hour – Admission $ 2.00 - $ 3.00 at the gate

Thursday, October 12, 2017—Generation Day……… (Full costume or top with uniform bottom required)

• Freshmen and sophomores will dress as babies

• Juniors and seniors will dress as the elderly

• Parade……………………………………………………………Hargroder Insurance Co.

6:00 p.m. meet on Hargroder Parking Lot at 5:30 p.m.

• Bonfire……………………………………………………………7:30 near the OHS baseball field

Friday, October 13, 2017—Spirit Day…………………………………… Roarin’ On The Bayou

(School purchased spirit shirts only) (Uniform bottom required) ($ 1.00 for jeans)

• Freshmen wear orange or class homecoming shirt

• Sophomores wear black or class homecoming shirt

• Juniors wear white or class homecoming shirt

• Seniors wear homecoming shirts

1:00 p.m. Homecoming pep rally………………………………….Welcome Alumni

Saturday, October 14, 2017 ………………………………………………….Homecoming Dance

· 8:30 PM to 11:30 PM. The dance is a lock-in. Doors will open at 10:30 PM

AROUND CAMPUS

Arnaudville Elementary

Arnaudville’s September Super Bears

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Arnaudville Lady Bears Volleyball Game

CAPS

CAPS & Alternative Programs got a surprise visit on September 29, 2017.

Johnny G. Anderson, Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of Governor John Bel Edwards

Captain McClendon

Katrina Auzenne, Virtual Teacher

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East Elementary

East Elementary's Students for the month for September

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Noah Lejeune, a fourth-grade student in Mrs. Vanessa Cormier's Class, was recently awarded an AR award for earning 25 points.

East Elementary PK, 1st graders, and 2nd graders learn about fire safety from members of the Eunice Fire Department.

Eunice Elementary

At the flagpole ceremony, students were recognized in different areas. These students from different grade levels were honored as "Math Cats". They excelled in their math for the week. pictured in the front row are Amelia Fontenot, Allie Fruge, Gavin S. Fontenot, Cade Clavier, and Gavin L. Fontenot. Back row are Mary Dupre, principal, Rene Atchison, lab facilitator, Paul Guillory and Makaden

Guidry.

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Eunice Fire Department did a presentation on fire safety at Eunice Elem. Firefighter Christian Walker talked to the 2nd and 3rd-grade students on the measures to take in the event of a fire. Firefighter Walker along with Firefighter Evan Reed demonstrated the equipment that firefighters wear to a fire. pictured left to right is Evan Reed And Christian Walker

Chief of Police Randy Fontenot asked Ms. Dupre, principal at Eunice Elementary to select a student to ride in the parade. Each teacher submitted the name of students who were on their best behavior and doing well in class. At the Friday flagpole ceremony, the names were placed in a bag and a name was drawn. Gavin S. Fontenot will be riding with the chief of police in the Eunice High Homecoming parade. Pictured with Gavin is Ms. Dupre, the Eunice Elementary principal.

Glendale Elementary

Glendale 4th grade students were given certificates for making their 1st nine weeks reading goal.

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Grand Coteau Elementary

GCES Celebrates Louisiana Culture in Mrs. Stelly's 3rd Grade Class

Grand Prairie Elementary

GPES 4-H Club kicked off a school-wide recycling and "Pennies for 4-H" initiatives to benefit the school and the SLP 4-H Organization.
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Grolee Elementary

An Evening with Grolee Gentlemen was held last week where the men of our families supported the cause to become more involved. A numerous amount of city officials, leaders, business men and clergymen were present. A student panel was selected to question the men in the audience on topics that would make them a better person. The keynote speaker for the event was Mr. Ricky Julien. Superintendent Jenkins as well as our board member Mr. Standsberry was present.

Krotz Springs Elementary

As a yearly service project, Krotz Springs Elementary’s 7th/8th grade 4H members assisted the town employees at the Town of Krotz Springs Senior Citizen Fall Luncheon. Their duties included serving drinks and dessert, cleaning tables, delivering door prizes, and disassembling tables and cleanup.

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7th-grade students in Ms. Williams' class at KSE were assigned to research and model a cell organelle found in either a plant and/or animal cell. Students then had to present the organelle researched to the class.

Lawtell Elementary

Grandparent's Day

North Elementary

North Elementary’s September Students of the Month.

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Plaisance Elementary

Suicide Prevention Day

South Street Elementary

The SSE P.E. teachers are dressed for success. They are giving formal assessments to students today and wanted students to recognize the importance of the assessments so they dressed for the occasion.

Mrs. J. Broussard’s kindergartners

Playground fun

Ms. Tolliver’s sixth-grade students have been learning about the scientific method. They watched a demonstration and explained each step on their data sheets.

Mrs. Thompson’s homeroom dresses for the class dojo free dress reward.

Ms. Stone’s class dressed for the class dojo free dress reward.

Sunset Elementary School

Sunset Middle School kicks off National Bullying Prevention Month by participating in World Day of Bullying Prevention. Students were able to “Go Blue” by wearing a blue shirt to symbolize keeping the school safe from bullying.
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Sunset Middle announces the September Students’ of the Month



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Standing firm in her belief that students need to learn financial responsibility at an early age, Ms. Erica LaFountaine Meche wholeheartedly embraced the Everfi program that is available to Journey to Career students in the parish. Because of her innovative ideas, Ms. Meche has been accepted into Everfi’s Fall 2017 Financial Education Teacher Certification Cohort and has received a grant from Entergy to fund her school-based bank and general store.

SMS 4-H celebrated National 4-H Week in grand fashion during the week of October 2. The 4-H club, under the leadership of Mrs. Beverly Riggs, Ms. Erica L. Meche, Ms. Kathy Donatto, and Ms. Amber Plumbar, kicked off the week’s events with an Open House. At this event parents and students learned more about 4-H and the ways in which they can become involved. The St. Landry Parish Extension Agents, Mrs. Lisa Benoit and Mrs. Megan Plattsmier as well as the St. Landry Parish 4-H Junior Leaders were invited to attend. Also, the club held its annual flag raising ceremony at that time.