Superintendent Update

December 2, 2019

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ARNAUDVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL

Congratulations to the 5th grade and 8th grade Student of the Year candidates at Arnaudville Middle School. #slpproud

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Arnaudville Middle 8th graders from Quest Class made presentations on their food trucks. #slpproud

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BEAU CHENE HIGH SCHOOL

Get some pretty Christmas gifts and support Beau Chene High School Agriculture Department at the same time...Here's what you call a win, win! #slpproud
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Thanks to Suzanna Morton with the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency for speaking to over 120 students during club day at Beau Chene. It was great to hear an expert dispel common myths about organ donation and the gift of life! #slpproud

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BCHS AP students, who scored 3 or above on their AP exam for the 2018-2019 school year, were treated to breakfast with the administrators. Their parents were also invited to attend this event. Breakfast was provided by Mrs. Faye Leger, our book keeper.

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Congratulations to our Gator runners! Our girls placed 11th in State, up 3 places from last year! These 5 girls banded together and worked very hard this season! Our boys finished an extremely hard-fought 5th place, getting edged out of 4th by one point! A special congratulations to Dataevius Milton for finishing 5th overall, earning 1st team All-State honors!


These runners have stepped up when their teammates were down, and cheered their teammates on from start to finish! Coach Mire and all parents are so very proud of our Gator runners! Great job this season!

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CANKTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Mrs. Castille's 3rd grade class at Cankton Elementary became bakers for a day as they worked in their Array bakery stations. Each station had a different skill for multiplication. Students created arrays, practiced distributive property, commutative property, and multiplication and division facts. #SLPPROUD
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CAPS

CAPS students prepared and presented holiday food boxes for those in need. #slpproud
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EAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Mrs. Lauren Lafleur's second grade class at East Elementary recently was visited by Navy veteran and grandfather to Mrs. Lafleur, Russell Fontenot. Mr. Fontenot served in the United States Navy from 1964-1968. His basic training was in San Diego, CA and he received advanced electronics and radio operator training in Norfolk, VA. Mr. Fontenot was a 2nd class Radio Operator in Beach Masters Unit 2 and Rakovic Naval Base in Iceland. #slpproud

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GLENDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

First-grade students at Glendale Elementary engineered drums as part of their social studies unit on Thanksgiving long ago and the Science unit on sound vibrations. #slpproud

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Students recognized for "Paw Perfect Behavior" at Glendale Elementary for the week of November 18th. #slpproud

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Congratulations to the Students of the Week for November 18 – 22, 2019.

FRONT ROW L-TO-R: Colton D, Makenli J, Elliette O, Gonzalo G, Gabriella S, Zoey T, Drae Lirette

BACK ROW L-TO-R: Kelani S, Gabby S, Kurt B, Robert V, Karson B, Braylan T.

NOT PICTURED: Kerryanna R, Jayden T, Kaleb M.

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GRAND COTEAU ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

The Grand Coteau Elementary Thanksgiving Food Drive was an overwhelming success. The food drive was sponsored by Ms. Liz, Ms. Brett, and Ms. Tonya’s Class. Over 1200 canned goods were donated by our GCES staff, students, families, and friends. The staff also donated turkeys, hams, chickens, and roasts. We were able to bless the lives of many elderly people in our Grand Coteau Community. #slpproud
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GRAND PRAIRIE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Ms. Newman’s 1st-grade scientists at Grand Prairie Elementary measured teddy bears with connecting cubes. #SLPPROUD

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Pre-K students at Grand Prairie Elementary enjoyed a Thanksgiving celebration with their parents, classmates, and teachers. #slpproud

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HIGHLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Highland Elementary's Pre-K and Kindergarten collaborated to discuss the meaning of Thanksgiving and create Pilgrim Turkeys. #slpproud
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KROTZ SPRINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Krotz Springs Elementary had another successful Veteran’s Day Program. Teachers, students, and parents work hard to create a beautiful program to honor the men and women who defended our rights and freedoms. #slpproud #supportourveterans

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Krotz Springs Elementary’s October Mustangs of the Month - They enjoyed a free dress day and a special lunch with Principal Thibodeaux! #SLPPROUD

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Congratulations to Krotz Springs Elementary's 5th grade Student of the Year Addison Fontenot. #slpproud

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Congratulations to Krotz Springs Elementary's 8th grade Student of the Year Anna Kaiser. #slpproud

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Krotz Springs Elementary eighth-graders completed a food truck design project as part of their Quest for Success course. Not only did they have to design a food truck, but they also had to develop a business plan that included a vision, mission, expected profit, target audience, and menus. #slpproud

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LAWTELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Amelia Wilson, Lawtell Elementary 2019-2020 Student of the Year #slpproud
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Cameron Robin, Lawtell Elementary 8th Grade Student of the Year #slpproud
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LEONVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Leonville Elementary celebrated Veterans Day Friday, November 8 with a reception for Veterans followed by a program in the gym. Veterans in attendance had a combined total of 315.5 years of military service! For this year’s celebration, Beta Club members assisted in various ways including program preparation, distribution of new flags for each classroom, and a care package drive for Veterans in J. Michael Morrow nursing home.

#slpproud #supportourveterans

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OPELOUSAS HIGH SCHOOL

108 OHS students registered to VOTE on Friday, Nov. 22nd. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. (Eta Chi Omega Chapter) hosted a Voters Registration Birthday Bash. All students 18 years of age or ones turning 18 by Dec 31 were invited to celebrate their birthdays while registering to vote. Mayor Alsandor spoke to students about the importance of voting and the voting process. All applications were submitted to the St. Landry Registrar of Voters Office. #geauxvote #SLPSS #OHS #SLPPROUD
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OPELOUSAS MIDDLE SCHOOL

The Talented Visual Arts Program students from Opelousas Middle School visited Prehistoric Park and used dinosaur sculptures as drawing references. #slpproud
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PALMETTO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Aliyah Milburn received 3rd place in Showmanship and 4th place in her class! Shawn Milburn received Reserve Champion in his class! Palmetto Elementary 4H members. #slpproud
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PARK VISTA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Mrs. Meghan's 2nd graders at PVE learned about a new career that came with a powerful message! Words are like toothpaste...once you say them, it is difficult to take them back. #slpproud

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Mrs. Meghan's 2nd grade class at Park Vista Elementary listened to a guest speaker for career day and enjoyed dressing as their career! #slpproud

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Career Day at Park Vista Elementary – Ms. Nelson’s first graders #slpproud

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PLAISANCE MIDDLE SCHOOL

Plaisance Middle School 8th Grade Student of The Year - Zion Johnson #slpproud
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Plaisance Middle School 5th Grade Student of The Year - Chance Bob #slpproud
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PORT BARRE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

PBES held ELA/SS night—“A Gumbo of Fun”—students floated around to different stations learning about the different cultures that make up Louisiana. While they were looking at different festivals that take place in Louisiana, they enjoyed a cup of gumbo! Thank you to all who came out and supported our event.

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PBES-Ms. Kendi’s “turkeys” had a fun time celebrating Thanksgiving today!

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PORT BARRE MIDDLE SCHOOL

Students in Mrs.Christina Meche's sixth-grade science classes at PBMS have been learning about force and motion. They recently participated in an investigation that explored Newton's laws. The students worked in groups to design and construct catapults. They tested their models out by launching marshmallows.
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HEAD START

LEONVILLE EARLY HEAD START


Ms. Walker and her students at Leonville Early Head Start would like to wish everyone a safe & happy Thanksgiving Holiday! #slpproud

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MELVILLE HEAD START

Melville Headstart/ Early Headstart celebrated Thanksgiving with a program for the parents!

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DISTRICT

GIFTED STUDENTS TAKE A FIELD TRIP

Students in the St. Landry Parish School District Gifted Program embarked on a field trip to the new and old state capitol. This field trip coincides with the government theme for the gifted program this year. #slpproud
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Congratulations to the following students for placing in the top 4 of each of today’s Leadership Development Events (LDEs). These individuals will now compete in the District LDEs on Tuesday, December 3 at LSUE. Good luck!! #slpproud

Prepared
1st Emmerson Lyons, BCHS
2nd Jacqueline Nicholas, EHS
3rd Aislynn Hebert, EHS
4th Alissa Flynn, PBHS

Extemporaneous
1st Seth Manuel, NHS
2nd Paige Coburn, NCHS
3rd Brody Soileau, OHS
4th Jessie Baham, NHS

Gulf of Mexico
1st Megan Davidson, NHS
2nd Gabbie Dardeau, EHS

Creed
1st Emma Marks, BCHS
2nd Malani Francis, PBHS
3rd Shaquan Rubin, OHS
4th Devin Broce, NHS

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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