Golden Blues Bottom row: Hannah Cole, Bailey Sitarz, Morgan Odom, Sydney Lentz, Lauren Walsh, Grace Cole, Kerrigan Jackson, McCall Hundley, Madeleine Berrigan; middle row: Gabi Bradford, Alexandria deZayas, Kate Weldon, Saylor Ennis, Victoria Peace, Reagan Rovira, Corryn Timmerman, Brittany Capritto, Gabrielle Marinello; top row: Coach Katherine, Teddi Rayborn, Elizabeth Kemker, Caitlin Gonzales, Grace Guzan, Gabby Kilbride, Lizzie Schell
Tchefuncte Middle School celebrated Abilities Awareness Day with a variety of activities geared to help students understand how those who have disabilities cope with everyday life. The day started with a speaker for the entire school, followed by the fourth graders rotating through interactive centers for the remainder of the morning. Pictured (from the back left): Gavin Lee, guest speaker Jeff Arceneaux, Caden Radosta, and Assistant Principal Gina Gipson, with Kendrick Brumfield in the front.
STPPS STUDENTS NAMED NATIONAL MERIT FINALISTS The St. Tammany Parish Public School System is proud to have 15 students from six schools named National Merit Finalists for the 2016- 2017 school year. These students are among the highest performing high school students in the nation. The students were selected from more than 1.5 million entrants from across the country, and will be competing for approximately 7,400 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million. The finalists are Fontainebleau High senior Andre J. Migliore; Lakeshore High senior Sarah A. English; Mandeville High seniors Chase M. Colbert, Ryan S. Ehrlicher, Amin Izadpanah and Lydia C. Rewerts; Northshore High Seniors Laura C. Carrasquilla, Abigail R. Clarke, Jade A. Grimes, Mark S. Hidalgo, Julian T. Reidenauer and Laurie A. Roark; Salmen High Mark G. Legendre and Brian T. Remond; and Slidell High Logan M. Ward.