State testing will take place for St. Bernard Parish students throughout the months of April and May. Paper-based testing will be given to students in grades 3 and 4. Computer-based testing will be given to grades 5-8. High school students taking Algebra I, Geometry, English I, English II, Biology, and U.S. History will take the LEAP2025 assessment for each of these courses throughout the month of May.
St. Bernard Parish Public School District is one of the few districts in the state to offer a universal, tuition free Four Year Old Preschool Program. This program is for all children residing in the parish who will be four years of age by September 30, 2020.
The St. Bernard Community Concert Band is reuniting and looking for musicians to join. If you play an instrument and would like to join, please reach out to Kathy Gonzales at 504-914-8332. Rehearsals are every Wednesday starting tomorrow from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. at Andrew Jackson Middle School. Drop-ins are welcome.
Seventy five students and administrators gathered in the library at Chalmette High School this afternoon to share in the great news – Chalmette High School history teacher was just announced as a 2020 National Teacher of the Year Finalist. Dier chose to celebrate this amazing accomplishment with the students he says made it all possible.
Since 2011, the Posse Foundation has awarded $42.6 million in scholarship money to high school scholars in the greater New Orleans area. The highly competitive scholarships are given to only approximately 50 area seniors each year and award four-year, full tuition, merit-based leadership scholarships to the recipients.
The St. Bernard Parish School Board Lions Club donated $1500 to the League of Angels recently – a community organization that provides recreational opportunities for children with disabilities in St. Bernard Parish.
The St. Bernard Autism Awareness Krewe presented the St. Bernard Parish School Board with a generous $10,000 check at a recent Board meeting. The Krewe’s partnership with the school district will provide tools to students with sensory needs.
To our friends, neighbors, and residents of St. Bernard Parish,
The popular proverb - It takes a village to raise a child - resonates because of its clarity. Together, schools, families, businesses, and the community ensure our children develop and thrive. Each year, our school community unites around a single theme, and this year, we will celebrate those connections – in and out of the classroom.
As a district, we know our strength lies in our ability to build meaningful, authentic relationships with our children, our parents, and community partners. These connections help our students lead the state in both academic achievements and extracurricular accomplishments.
Our mission as a school system is to provide the children of our parish with a first-class, 21st century learning experience that will prepare them to be productive, contributing members of our community, and we look forward to working alongside all of you in fulfillment of that mission.
Thank you for your continued support of St. Bernard Public Schools. .