Photos from Amite, Roseland, Sumner, Midway, Independence and Natalbany
Midway violin students are getting ready for their performance in the Tangipahoa Elementary Music Festival in April. Music students from Midway and Natalbany schools will perform. From left are music teacher Darryl Barnes, Paris Woods, Itzel Cervantes, Sophia Sconza, Faith Ratcliff and Frank Cabibi.
Independence Middle Magnet School fifith graders Breanna Taylor and Skylar Allmand work hard on their assignment using QR codes and iPod touches. The students loved how the "magic codes" helped them find the answers to their history assignment. QR, or quick response, codes contain information that can be read by a QR code reader downloaded to a mobile device. QR codes often link to a webpage, but can also contain text, images or contact information.
Independence Middle Magnet School's Hailee Ott scans a OR code to reveal the answers to her assignment. IMMS became a communications magnet school in 2011 emphasizing communication and technology skills.
Student athletes Amber Alley, Conner Travis, Richard Tate, and D'Andre Burton proudly pose after placing in their events at the Tangipahoa Parish School System Special Olympics held at Ponchatoula High School on March 13. Student athletes from around the parish participated in the games.
NES pep rally leaders Maria Melendez, Gary Bartee, Oliva Danos and Tamyra Otkins engage students in the motivational event before they began phase one of the LEAP test. Principal Marquita Jackson surprised fourth graders with pizza as a reward for their hard work.
These Roseland Montessori students are the Outstanding Montessorians for the fourth six weeks, having displayed excellence in the Montessori philosophy and work ethic. From left are Alaya Andrews, Emma Redmond, Nathan Graves, Knoah Robinson, Kolbie Danna, Dane Abdalla, Sarah Howell, Cohen Saragusa, Brandy Lloyd, Joshua James, and in the back row, Yasmine Mobley, Rodney Shaffett, Aaron James, Thomas Williams, Zy'kia Route, Markus Brown, Kathe Thomas, Deveounta Route, Jonkayla Williams. Arian Smith, not pictured, also was an Outstanding Montessorian.
AEMS Warrior Winners selected on March 15 are pictured with Vice Principal Dana Topps and Administrative Assistant Carmen Brabham. From left to right, they are Aariya Coleman, Ann Pierson, Alec Vidrine, Shaima Alnisafi, Cady Phillips and Titeuana Washington.