Superintendent Update

November 5, 2018

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DISTRICT EVENTS

Principals' Meeting

Date: November 5, 2018

Location: Resource Center

Time: 8:00 AM


Veteran Employee Recognition Day

Date: Thursday, November 8, 2018

Location: Opelousas Civic Center

Time: 5:00 P.M.



EDUCATOR ACADEMY

A Tour of the 5th Grade LEAP Science Practice Test

Date: 11/7/2018

Time: 3:45 PM – 5:45 PM

Location: Meeting Room


ZEARN: Munch & Mingle

Date: 11/7/2018

Time: 3:45 PM – 5:45 PM

Location: Resource Center


The Importance of Phonemic Awareness - Grades Kn. & 1

Date: 11/8/2018

Time: 3:45 PM – 5:45 PM

Location: Meeting Room


A Tour of 6th Grade LEAP 2025 Science Practice Test

Date: 11/12/2018

Time: 3:45 PM – 5:45 PM

Location: Meeting Room

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ARNAUDVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL


Ty P. (Arnaudville Elementary Student) participates in Festival of Words at Chicory in Grand Coteau.
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BEAU CHENE HIGH SCHOOL

Mrs. Jennifer Knott’s Art II classes displaying their self-portrait.
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Beau Chene High School Girls' Volleyball Team advances to the state playoffs!

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Sarah with her finished funnel cake from cooking lab today in Advanced Nutrition at BCHS.

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Students Sarah, Jherr’i, and Kieaira in Advanced Nutrition at BCHS about to start frying funnel cakes for their cooking.
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CANKTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

MACA student, Reggie LeBlanc, is a former student of Cankton Elementary where his mother, Christine LeBlanc, works. Reggie volunteered his time and talent over the summer to paint a tree for a PBIS project. Shortly after completing the tree, he was involved in a serious accident and has since made a miraculous recovery. He was recently allowed to return home and visited our school to autograph his tree. He was welcomed with a tremendous amount of support and love.
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EAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

East elementary celebrates drug awareness week: Superheroes say no to drugs.

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East Elementary custodian, Mr. Barry Powell, is with his grandson, Andre Williams, who is in 1st grade.

East Elementary 4.0 students in grades 2-4 for the first quarter

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East Elementary treated their 4.0 students in grades 2-4 to a bubble party

EUNICE JR. HIGH

Students in Mrs. Jackie Oberste's 8th-grade math classroom participated in a class walk around. Each student was expected to complete various dilation problems on their own and then collaborate with a peer. Once group members had finished their collaboration, students used pre-made QR codes and Chromebooks to scan the QR code and self-assess their answers. Students were able to get immediate feedback on whether or not they had completed their problems correctly due to the instant feedback provided by the QR codes.
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GLENDALE ELEMENTARY

Congratulations to Gracie V., Glendale 4-H member, who won 1st place in the St. Landry Parish 4-Hposter contest. Ms. Michelle Stelly is Glendale’s 4-h Sponsor.

Ms. Becky Manuel’s 1st-grade class created a pumpkin timeline. Pictured are Kayden L. and Payton E.

Ms. Becky Manuel’s 1st-grade class labeled the stages of pumpkin growth. Pictured are Aliyana G, and Brilynn N.

Thursday at Glendale Elementary was “I’m Too Smart to Start!” day. All teachers and students were allowed to dress as nerds. Pictured are the 3rd-grade teachers and students who participated.

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Eunice Mayor, Scott Fontenot, came to Glendale to speak to the 2nd-grade students about his job as Mayor and the things he does for our community.

3rd-grade students, Brooklyn G. and Ryleigh H. made 10 perfect A.R. scores. Congratulations!

Davian S. who is a 4th grade student in Mrs. Laura Francois’s class, made 10 perfect A.R. scores.

Congratulations to Carson T. who recently made 20 A.R. perfect scores! He is a 2nd-grade student at Glendale Elementary.

Six Glendale students were recognized for Positive Behavior. Pictured are: Brooklyn G., Woodrow B., Destiny B., Jeremoni S., Mar’Kaylah T., and Adilyn B. Congratulations students on a job well done!

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Glendale Recently celebrated Red Ribbon Week and had a special guest. Mr. Kurt Vigers, a former Glendale student and McNeese football player, talked to students about the importance of positive behavior and getting a good education. Pictures are Mr. Kurt Vigers and Mrs. Laura Lombas.

Red Ribbon week came to a close at Glendale with an assembly. Students were rewarded for good behavior and good grades for the 1st nine weeks. Each class decorated a door and made a cheer to go with the theme of their door.

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Students were rewarded with certificates for great A.R. scores during the Red Ribbon Assembly.

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Candy and High-Fives for all students from Mr. Kurt Vigers and Mrs. Laura Lombas at the end of the Red Ribbon Assembly.

Glendale Students of the Week for October 15- 19, 2018.

Glendale Students of the Week for October 22 - 26, 2018.

GROLEE ELEMENTARY

Grolee Elementary would like to congratulate the 5th Grade Student of the Year Finalists:

Kaitlyn, Sy’Rie, Falynn, London, Davin, Mycha, and Gregory.

Congratulations and Best Wishes to you all!

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HIGHLAND ELEMENTARY

Highland's Pre-K and Kindergarten went on a field trip to CM Farms on Friday, October 26th... What a FUN FILLED and BEAUTIFUL day!!!

Highland Elementary - Red Ribbon Week: Drugs Cannot Find Me... Camo Day
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY Ms. LeDoux from all of us at Highland!!! May God Bless you with a WONDERFUL year!

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Highland's Annual Walk for the Cure

Highland's Pre-K had a fun filled day of Fall Activities on October 31st. They decorated hats, made pattern necklaces, completed a candy corn graph, dug seeds out of their pumpkin, and decorated their pumpkin...

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Highland had a great turn out of storybook characters on October 31st.
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KROTZ SPRINGS

Krotz Springs Elementary students and faculty enjoyed fun jumps, face painting, a petting zoo, pony rides, a hayride, and more at the annual KSE Fall Fest.

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LAWTELL ELEMENTARY

LAWTELL ELEMENTARY JOW 21st CCLC Program ~ Ms. Green and Ms. Toni's Kindergarten and 1st Grade classes painted pumpkins at the end of their lesson in honor of breast cancer awareness.

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LAWTELL ELEMENTARY celebrated Red Ribbon Week on Oct. 22-26. This year’s theme was “Life Is Your Journey…Travel Drug-FREE!” The students and staff were able to participate in appropriate dress out days to raise awareness of drug prevention. Friday we ended with BLACKOUT drugs by dressing in all black.

Lawtell Elementary PreK classes held their Annual Trick-or-Treating campus activity as they went from class to class collecting treats.

LEONVILLE ELEMENTARY

Leonville Elementary’s Student of the Year Candidates.

From left to right: Olivia, Kortney, & Holden

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Leonville Elementary’s 5th Grade Student of the Year candidates.

From Left to Right: Kaitlyn, Zailynn, HannaBeth, Aryonna, Madison, Brynlie, Jilyan, Harlie, Kayla, Oneia, Jayla, Daniel, & Anzleigh

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NORTH ELEMENTARY

Beginning phase of our NES Beautification Project: Paint the School Red and White.

Harvest Fest 2018 at North

NORTHEAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

5th-grade students at Northeast Elementary in Mrs. Taylor's Science class are working on their Life Science Unit. They have partnered with the Southern Agriculture Center and have a variety of vegetables planted. They are observing their growth and keeping charts of each plant.

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NORTHWEST HIGH SCHOOL

On Thursday, October 25, 2018, JAG Northwest students attended a field trip to learn more about our parish. The field trip was planned by Brandy Ledet and Brenda Foulcard of SLED and Workforce Development of St. Landry. Their day began at the SLED offices with guest speakers Brandy Ledet, Brenda Foulcard and Bill Rodier. Next, JAG students traveled to the Judicial Building to meet with St. Landry District Attorney Earl Taylor and Victims Advocate Susie Peck. Students were treated to a delicious gumbo, potato salad and desserts. Last, JAG students traveled to the Community Action Offices and were met by Mrs. Brenda Foulcard who organized a carousel of colleges and local employers as well as mock interviews. Such a great opportunity for our future workforce to learn more about our parish.

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PALMETTO ELEMENTARY

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Palmetto Elementary 5th graders working hard on Chromebooks!

Students at Palmetto Elementary had a great time decorating pumpkins.

Students and judges alike did a wonderful job with projects at Palmetto Elementary’ science fair.

A special thanks to the Melville Fire Department for visiting the Palmetto Elementary Pre-K students.

Hundreds of ghost and ghouls came out to Trunk or Treat at Palmetto Elementary!

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Mr. Fogleman and Mr. Budden were impressed with the Palmetto Elementary students during the social studies fair.

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PARK VISTA ELEMENTARY

Celebrating Halloween at Park Vista Elementary with Ms. Mel Kimble

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PLAISANCE ELEMENTARY

Plaisance Middle School’s “Caught Being Good” Students of the month! Special thanks to Raising Canes and Mr. Raymond Cassimere.

Plaisance Middle School's 6th graders explore The Laws of Motion.

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SOUTH STREET ELEMENTARY

South Street Staff dressed in different decades to celebrate Red Ribbon Week. The theme was drugs are old school and uncool. Staff represented the 50's, 70's, and 90's.
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SUNSET ELEMENTARY

Sunset Middle School’ Just One Word 21st Century Program held Lights On Afterschool on Thursday, October 25th. The Sunset school community came together to show their support of the Afterschool program. Several parents told inspirational stories of how the program helped their children.

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A PBIS Drug-Free Parade was held at Sunset Middle School on Friday, October 26th. This year’s theme was Life is Your Journey Travel Drug-Free. Special thanks to Chief Louie Padilla (Sunset Police Department), Chief Wilton Guidry (Grand Police Department), and Mayor Charles James for participating.

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With over 80 participants, SMS CHEERING with Beta 1st annual 5k walk was a huge success! As Breast Cancer survivors cut the pink ribbon and initiated our walk, our very own Sunset Police Department escorted the walk through the town of Sunset, where it ended back on the grounds of Sunset Middle. Walkers and racers were greeted with cheers and chants by SMS’s Cheerleaders, bananas which were donated by Kevin Guidry’s Produce, music, food, free face painting, games, and a fun jump! Sunset Middle’s Voices of Creativity Poetry Club set-up shop with delicious sweets and the athletic department led by Coach Richard handed out delicious food. It was a beautiful day, a beautiful cause, and a beautiful collaboration! Our community and school are showing how we come together, fight together, and build together! We are #SunsetStrong!

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Sunset Middle’s Bullying Prevention & Awareness Program included a poem from Voices of Creativity Poetry Club (students) Nigel P. and Kylee R. and guest speaker Trooper Gossen. Trooper Gossen made students aware of various issues, specifically focusing on the seriousness and laws associated with bullying.

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Sunset students were “CAUGHT SHOWING CHARACTER”. Tylon M., Zayd P., Kylee R.Nigel Poole, Kemiriyah B., Kaleb P. (not pictured), Mercedes C., Dontrelle P., and Amaiah W.were recognized and rewarded for showing COMPASSION.
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An Accelerated Reader party was held at Sunset Middle School for students who met their AR goals for the 1st nine weeks of school on Monday, October 29th. Students were treated to Frito pies and a drink. Each student was issued a certificate of achievement.

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HEAD START

Eunice Head Start

Nyla'Rae and Ava hanging out in the Pumpkin Patch.

Children in Ms. Fontenot and Ms. Frank's class did an art activity to go along with the story "Chicka Chicka Boom Boom".

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Eunice Head Start BOO Crew!

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Eunice Head start students learning about trees.

Lawtell Head Start

The Lawtell Head Start celebrating Bus Safety week and Head Start Awareness

THANK YOU Mr. Lenton Broussard bus #36

#LWHS Spartans #moving forward

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Lawtell Head Start Staff Mr. Broussard &

Mrs. Schexnayder assisting the children during bus morning arrival, we promote bus safety on daily basis in St Landry Parish/Lawtell Head Start Center.

The children are doing a study of leaves and plants.

Education Department/Teaching staff are implementing the new Creative Curriculum for Prek and Head Start Education. #SchoolReadiness #Ongoing #keys to success

#LWHS #Spartans

Mr. Milton Batiste visits Lawtell Head Start Classroom to have a conversation with children about bus safety. Thanks, St Landry Parish/Northwest Region.#moving forward

#Lawtell Head Start Spartans on the move.

LAWTELL EARLY HEAD START STUDENT ASSISTING WITH CAMPUS BEAUTIFICATION WHILE LEARNING THE STUDY OF PLANT CARE. #LWHS #EHS

EARLY HEADSTART IMPLEMENTING THE NEW CREATIVE CURRICULUM FOR TODDLERS AND TWOS.#MOVING FORWARD WITH EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION.

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OUTDOOR INTEREST GROUPS, WITH PRE K /HEAD START.
Fall Fun Day at Lawtell Headstart Center 2018
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LeBeau Head Start

The Lebeau Head Start children made mystery bottles.

The kids are measuring how long the book is with cubes.

Kayden is measuring how long the fire truck is using cubes.

Melville Head Start

The Colors of Leaves
Colors & Objects

Melville Head Start/EHS Pumpkin Contest Winners!!!

Melville Early Head Start September/October Birthday Celebrations!!!
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Opelousas Head Start

Opelousas Head Start Fire Prevention Week
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Opelousas Head Start children dressed up in their Halloween costumes.
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LeBeau Head Start/Early Head Start

The Lebeau Head Start/Early Head Start children enjoyed receiving treats at Trunk-A-Treat.

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Opelousas Head Start

Opelousas Head Start uncle is reading a story to Ms. Gabriel and Ms. Guillory's class.

Port Barre Head Start/Early Head Start

Port Barre Head Start/Early Head Start Fire Saftey
Port Barre Head Start Pink Out
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Port Barre Head Start/Early Head Start P.J. Day

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Port Barre Head Start/Early Head Start Halloween Fun!
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DISTRICT

Sophomore Career Expo - 2018

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REPORT TO THE COMMUNITY

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2018-2019 DISTRICT CALENDAR