Superintendent Update

November 4, 2019

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District Christmas Card Contest - Open to all St. Landry Parish School District Students
Online application can be found at: www.slp.k12.la.us/apps/pages/Christmas_Card_Design_Contest

Deadline for submission is November 15, 2019. Entries can be turned in to the school principal.
#SlpChritmasCardContest

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ARNAUDVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL

‪Social Studies Fair winners from Arnaudville Middle from grade 5 #SLPPROUD
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Social Studies Fair winners from Arnaudville Middle from grade 8 #SLPPROUD
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Random act of kindness from La Jonction Florist to Arnaudville Middle Staff #SLPPROUD
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Sixth graders from Arnaudville Middle tested their catapults. #SLPPROUD
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Arnaudville 4-H clubs celebrated 4-H Week #SLP

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Mrs. Boutte’s 5th graders from Arnaudville Middle modeling decimal multiplication with base ten blocks. #slpYesWeCan
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BEAU CHENE HIGH SCHOOL

Congratulations to Caroline Croad, Beau Chene High School Teacher of the Year #SLPPROUD
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Congratulations going out to Beau Chene High School Family & Consumer Science teacher, Jennifer Hebert and her students for being featured in a RealityWorks testimonial! How great is that?! #SLPPROUD
District 6-4A Cross Country Championship Meet Results #slpproud
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The Beau Chene cheer sponsored breakfast on game day has become a welcome social event as well as a study session! #slpYesWeCan
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CANKTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Third Graders at Cankton Elementary “Sending a Message-Say No To Drugs” with red shirts today! #slpproud #saynotodrugs #drugfreezone
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Cankton Elementary is now offering 4th-grade students an opportunity to be a part of 4-H. Congratulations to our 2019-2020 4H officers: President- Joshlyn M., Vice-President- Mason J., Secretary- Morleigh T., Treasurer- Landon G., and Reporter- Ana A. #SLPPROUD
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CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL

Eunice Junior High School served as the host site of a parent meet & greet for newly appointed Central Middle School Principal, Dr. Chastity Wilson. Dr. Wilson will be taking over at Central Middle School when Ms. Ranolviaun Landry retires after 33 years in education later this week.
We would like to send a great big welcome to Dr. Wilson as she takes over the reins at CMS and a heartfelt congratulations and best wishes to Ms. Landry as she begins a new chapter in her life.
The Eunice schools were represented well with some of the other Eunice Principals in attendance.
Pictured L to R: Gina Lagrange- East Elementary, Laura Lombas- Glendale Elementary, Mary Dupre- Eunice Elementary, Dr. Chastity Wilson- Central Middle, Dwanetta Scott- Eunice Junior High School, Jasper St. Andre- Disciplinarian Central Middle, Ranolviaun Landry- Central Middle #SLPPROUD
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EAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

East Elementary - Positive Office Referrals
first row sitting: Zayden R., Corbyn A, Braeden R., and Tyler B.
second-row standing: Anthony W., Brooklyn L., London D., and Rihanna J. #slpproud
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East Elementary September students of the month #SLPproud
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East Elementary third and fourth-grade students were visited by Eunice Police chief Randy Fontenot and City court Judge Terry Hoycheck

Their discussion with the students covered following rules and abiding laws, the dangers and prevention of bullying, and building a good reputation for yourself. #slpproud

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East Elementary's third-grade students reaching their AR goals were treated to a special popcorn party. #slpproud
East Elementary PBIS party for the first quarter. #slpproud
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East Elementary fourth grade students reaching their AR goal were invited to a special Halloween activity. #SLPPROUD
East Elementary third grade students participated in Drug Awareness Week activities. #SLPPROUD
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In observance of Drug Awareness Week, students in grades Kindergarten through second at East Elementary participated in "RED-y to be Drug Free" day. #SLPPROUD
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East Elementary students participated in "Keep your head in the game - stay drug-free" dress-up day as part of Drug Awareness Week Activities. #SLPPROUD
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Congratulations to some of our AWESOME readers at East Elementary for receiving awards.
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East Elementary flag raisers - East Elementary fourth grade students were trained by the American Legion 129 members, Alvin Wilson, Larry Lejeune (not pictured), and David Crader.

Students pictured are: Karter B and Kayden B (folding the flag) and onlookers (right to left) Levi F, Kiersten H, Carleigh S, and Zaylon N

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East Elementary's students of the month for October

sitting: Julianne Fontenot PK, Josiah Manuel PK, Bella Lomas K, Corey Guillory 1st , and Ava Ardoin 1st

standing Shaniya Daugherty 2nd, Blakelynn Pierrottie 3rd, and Zaylon Ned 4th

not pictured is Branson Vincent K #SLPproud #stlandryproud #slpYesWeCan

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EUNICE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Career Day Eunice Elementary
Carmyn A-K-9 Officer
1st Grade
#slpproud
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EUNICE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

Congratulations to Lauren Brown for being named the 2019-2020 Eunice Junior High School Teacher of the Year.
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Eunice Junior High School- Mrs. Jones, 8th Grade Science classes, built penguin dwellings to test insulators. Students chose materials to build their insulators after testing items to see which ones would reflect the most heat. #SLPPROUD

GLENDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

2nd-grade students in Mrs. Mallie Smith's class worked in groups to make "tapestries" to sequence the events from the Greek Myth, Arachne the Weaver". #slpproud
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Congratulations to all of the Glendale Students of the Month for November 2019.
FRONT L-TO-R: Malaya H, Madelyn M, Cayson M, Kainen S, Caselynn P, Pyper D, Reid B.
BACK L-TO-R: Jassmine R, Parker S, Addisyn M, Xayvion E, Vivian G, Preston L, Juiliana F, Owen T.
NOT PICTURED: Tanner B.
#SLPPROUD
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Glendale had a special visitor for Red Ribbon Week. #slp #saynotodrugs🚫
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A PBIS assembly was recently held at Glendale to honor students and to recognize teachers for all the amazing work they do. Pictured are a few of the fun things that happened during the assembly. #slpPBIS
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GRAND COTEAU ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Congratulations to Whitney Zerangue for being selected as Grand Coteau Elementary’s 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year! We are so proud of you! #SLPproud
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HIGHLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Highland 4-H sponsored a recycling drive. All students who brought recyclable items were able to wear green on a designated day. #SLPPROUD #recycle
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Highland's Pre-K students saying to be Drug Free by showing their spirit with Crazy Hair & Outfits! #slpyeswecan
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Students in Mrs. Zaunbrecher's class at Highland made birds in nests when they went to art with Mrs. Myers. #SLPPROUD
Students at Highland are learning Spanish with Mrs. Myers. They played Bingo with their Spanish words. #SLPPROUD
Mrs. Amy Myers' Cultural Arts 4th grade students at Highland are working hard on their drug free poster! #slpYesWeCan
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KROTZ SPRINGS ELEMENTARY

Krotz Springs Elementary students celebrate Red Ribbon Week today by wearing their crazy hair styles! #SLPPROUD
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Students, parents, and staff of Krotz Springs Elementary enjoyed a hay ride at our annual Fall Fest! Mayor Carroll helped to make this event possible! #SLPPROUD
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LAWTELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Lawtell Elementary Just One Word, Inc. 21st Century Community Learning Center Program honored staff member Ms. Sikes for Breast Cancer Awareness. Students and staff members presented gifts and words of encouragement to her as she continues to go through her journey with breast cancer. #slpproud
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Lawtell Elementary Just One Word, Inc. 21st Century Community Learning Center enjoying engaging activities during their first week back! #SLPPROUD
Congratulations to Lawtell Elementary Jr. Beta Officers for 2019-2020 school year: S. Suire-Reporter, S. Broussard-Treasurer, B. Nezat-Secretary, J. Chavis-Vice President, R. Pierre- President #SLPPROUD
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LEONVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Mrs. Stelly’s 3rd graders at Leonville Elem enjoy exploring the measurement of kilograms and grams. #slpYesWeCan
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MACA

MACA STUDENTS TAKE ELEVEN WINS IN FESTIVAL OF WORDS WRITING CONTEST - Maca Students won in eleven of the nineteen contest placement slots. Click on the link to read the "Festival of Words" press release. #SLPPROUD http://edl.io/n1116166
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NORTH CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

Ms. L. Malveaux speaks with Ms. Bob’s ELA students about their future careers at the Career Expo.
#slpproud #SLPcareerexpo
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Ms. L. Malveaux went to Ms. Bob’s ELA students to follow up with them after the career expo. She explained the benefits of having a plan once the students graduated from high school. #slpproud
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NORTHWEST HIGH SCHOOL

Congratulations to Miss Gladys Melancon! Our 2019 - 2020 teacher of the year!!


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Mrs. Russell’s class French class at Northwest High made Wax Flowers as part of a French project. #slpproud
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OPELOUSAS HIGH SCHOOL

Opelousas High school teacher of the year 2019-2020 Mrs. Angelle Broussard. #SLPPROUD
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PARK VISTA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

2019 – 2020 Park Vista Elementary Teacher of the Year- Morgan Matte, 2nd Grade #SLPPROUD
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Mrs. Meghan's 2nd graders enjoy the PBIS reward day on Halloween and so did the teachers! #slpproud
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Ms. Nelson’s first-graders at Park Vista Elementary are ready to “Sock it to drugs!” in their crazy socks!! #slpproud #saynotodrugs #drugfreezone
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Happy belated Halloween from Ms. Nelson’s first-graders at Park Vista Elementary!! #slpproud #halloweenfun
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Mrs. Breanna's PreK class at Park Vista Elementary had lots of fun for Red Ribbon Week! #slpproud #drugfreezone #saynotodrugs
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Third-grade Minnies ready to teach at Park Vista Elementary #stlandryproud
Mrs. Thompson’s third-graders at Park Vista Elementary say Boo to Drugs. #drugfreezone #saynotodrugs #slpproud
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Park Vista Elementary School Celebrated Down Syndrome and Spina Bifida Awareness on Monday, October 28, 2019. #SLPPROUD
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PLAISANCE MIDDLE SCHOOL

Plaisance Middle School Students in STEM learned about vital signs and measured each other's vital signs to develop a deeper understanding of this task. #slpproud #healthyliving
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PORT BARRE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Congratulations to Mrs. Heather Fontenot...2019-2020 PBE Teacher of the Year #SLPproud
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Congratulations to our Port Barre Elementary School winners at 4H Fall Activity Day!

Overall best hanging plant: Kylie L
Most spirited female dog: Hodge B
Pet Look-Alike award: Maci P
Best Behaved male dog: Tailor L

Emily R: White ribbon- Plant contest
Kelsi H: Red ribbon- Poster contest
#SLPPROUD

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Port Barre Elementary 3rd grade March to Bourque’s for Red Ribbon Week #SLPPROUD
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Ms. Kendi’s pre-k class at PBES created and followed instructions for carving a pumpkin. They added a little fun afterward by witnessing a pumpkin volcano. 🎃 Check these cuties out!!! #slpFun
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PORT BARRE HIGH SCHOOL

Congratulations to Mrs. C. Theriot of Port Barre High School! Mrs. Theriot won a bulletin board contest sponsored by Pelican State Credit Union. HUGE THANKS TO ALL WHO VOTED!!! #SLPPROUD
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SUNSET MIDDLE SCHOOL

Beta Leadership Team participated in the Leadership Summit at Cajundome in Lafayette on October 29-30. #SLPPROUD
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Sunset Middle School Jr BETA club attended Leadership Summit at the Convention Center in Lafayette, LA 10/29-10/30.
Students competed in Rapid Response, Service Snapshot, & Lead Outside the Box and qualified for National Convention. Club officers received an award for Outstanding Leadership School. #SLPPROUD
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Sunset Middle School students compete for 5th and 8th grade Student of Year. Good luck to all the candidates! #SLPPROUD
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CONGRATULATIONS to the following homeroom classes at Sunset Middle for having the highest attendance percentages during the first nine weeks of school!
5th grade- Ms. Richard, 6th grade- Ms. Thomas, 7th grade- Ms. Redfield, and 8th grade- Mrs. Tyler.
These classes were recognized & rewarded for their PERFECT ATTENDANCE with free time outside and popsicles!! #slpProud #attendancematters
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Sunset Middle is so proud of our very own, Coach Kameron Williams. He received his SEC Regular Season Championship Ring on Saturday, October 26, 2019, for working with the LSU Men’s Basketball Team who were the SEC regular-season champions. He also made a Sweet 16 appearance in the NCAA Tournament last year. #SLPproud #slpYesWeCan
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Passionately Pink Day was October 25th at Sunset Middle School. Students and Staff wore pink shirts for $1 to raise money for the Susan G Komen Foundation. This is one of our annual service projects to showcase our commitment to SERVICE. #slpproud
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HEAD START

Eunice Head Start

Mrs. Robin and Mrs. Bellard’s class at Eunice Head Start all dressed in costumes for Halloween. Hoping everyone had a safe and happy Halloween. #slpproud
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This week in Mrs. Freeman and Ms. Schoeffler’s class, the students explored and carved their pumpkin. They found that it was tall, orange, and smooth. It weighed 19 pounds, was 13 cubes tall, and when placed in water, the pumpkin will float. #SLPPROUD #slpheadstart
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Mrs. Freeman and Ms. Schoeffler’s class all dressed in costumes and enjoying a little Halloween fun. Happy Halloween! #slpheadstart #SLPPROUD
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Mrs. Johnson and Mrs. Young’s class made fresh lemonade while learning about what foods grow on trees. #SLPPROUD
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Mrs. Bushnell and Ms. Hall’s class had a grandparent volunteer to carve a pumpkin with the children in the class. #SLPPROUD
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Krotz Springs Head Start

Congratulations Isabella, Gavin, Creed, and Kallie on your Perfect Attendance in October at Krotz Springs Headstart! #AttendanceMatters
#HeadStartRocks #SLPPROUD #slpheadstart
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Ms.Smith and Ms. Hannah assisted children in a fun day of Halloween Art at Krotz Springs HeadStart as part of their Halloween Spooktacular activities! #SLP
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LeBeau Head Start

LeBeau Early Head Start has fun for crazy sock day!!!! #slpheadstart

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Leonville Early Head Start

Ms. Walker’s class at Leonville Headstart participated in Head Start Awareness Activities Western Day #SLPPROUD
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Melville Early Head Start

Melville Early Head Start Cuties (Costume Day) Happy Halloween #slpproud #slpheadstart
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Melville Head Start - Check out these cute littles!!! #SLPPROUD
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Opelousas Head Start

Ms. Gabriel and Ms. Guillory's class at Opelousas Head Start had a sport's day in observance of Head Start Awareness. #SLPPROUD
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Port Barre Head Start

Port Barre Head Start/Early Head Start Attendance Awareness Week!! #slpheadstart
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DISTRICT

Thanks to Mr. Jason Latiolais and St. Landry Farm Bureau for the generous donation of rain gauges and temperature gauges. Each 3rd-grade science classroom needed both tools to fully implement the Weather and Climate Unit outlined in the district science curriculum. Third-grade students will now have the opportunity to represent and analyze weather-related data through hands-on discovery activities. #communitypartners #communitymatters #thanksFarmBureau #SLPPROUD
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Last Thursday the 1st grade through high school math instructional specialists provided a district-wide educator academy entitled, “Exploring Coherence: How Does the Math I Teach Fit into the Larger Framework of Mathematics?” It was a collaborative and insightful afternoon for the twenty-four first through eleventh-grade teachers who attended. #SLPPROUD
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The 1st St. Landry Parish School Board Head Start/Early Head Start Community Appreciation Brunch held today was a huge success. We learned about the amazing opportunities this program can offer to families and about the program's successes in its first year of operation under the St. Landry Parish School District. #SLPPROUD #slpheadstart
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St. Landry Parish School Board Members

Bottom row (left to right)- Joyce Haynes; Hazel Sias; Donnie Perron (Vice President); Mary Ellen Donatto (President); Denise Rose
Top Row (left to right) - Raymond Cassimere, Kyle Boss, Albert Hayes, Anthony Standberry, Myron Guillory, Josh Boudreaux, Randy Wagley
Not Pictured: Milton Ambres
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2019-2020DISTRICT CALENDAR