Pictures: Principal Alexa Hookfin and 8th grade ELA teacher, Jamie Rhoto prepare to receive parents for Open House. Ms. Kennedy greets parent Leah McNeese and encourages her to sign in. The homeroom class with the most visitors receives a pizza party! PE teacher Pamela Brown speaks with student Samantha Palmisano and mom Aimee Palmisano about purchasing a PE uniform.
Ms. Devona Sandifer's 5th and 6th Grade Science students at O.W. Dillon Elementary School wrote their personal goals for science over the 2015-16 school year, then combined them to make a dinosaur display in the hallway. They want to let everyone know they are learning science one step at a time!
HEM students are being taught “At Hammond Eastside, I show integrity, confidence, and curiosity in learning. CHANGE begins with me!”. Teachers and students focus on a different attribute from the Learner Profile each week. At the end of the week, teachers give a Shout OUT!! to students and colleagues who have demonstrated excellence with the attribute. August 10th -14th’s attribute was CARING. The following students were seen by others being caring: Khalil Espadron, grade 2; Annaleigh Rowle, grade 1; Guy Rocker, grade 2; and Fred Grant, grade 3. Fourth grade teachers, Latasha Duplessis and LaQuinta Barnes also received shout outs for being caring.
Hammond Westside Montessori students in Ms. Jennifer Wozniak's first grade class completed the hundreds board on Thursday, August 20. 2015! They were very proud of their work! Left to Right: Madison Dillon, Joseph Clark, Shawn Davis.
Victoria Bender at Loranger Middle School enjoys making complete sentences with magnetic tiles and having them displayed in the classroom.
On Tuesday, August 25, Independence Middle Magnet School held its first Meet the Tiger event. Students, parents, faculty, and staff participated in the event to introduce the 15-16 student athletes for this year's IMMS football team. Everyone was treated to free hot dogs, explored an obstacle course, and completed football drills. Over 300 people attended this event. We would like to thank everyone who participated and supported IMMS. We are looking forward to a successful season.
Pictures: Coach Tyronee Williams introduces student athlete Alex Teope; Willie Bell shakes hands with the IMMS tiger mascot; Kenneth Walker begins his run on the obstacle course; Principal Alexa Hookfin waves to the crowd as the student athletes prepare for introductions;