St. Bernard

Parish School District


District News

  • Two CHS Seniors Receive Posse Scholarship

    Since 2011, the Posse Foundation has awarded $34.2 million in scholarship money to high school scholars in the greater New Orleans area. The highly competitive scholarships are given to only 40 area seniors each year and award four-year, full tuition, merit-based leadership scholarships to the recipients.

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  • St. Bernard School Board Members Sworn In

    The St. Bernard Parish School Board which will serve for the 2019-2022 term was sworn in at a recent meeting. There are two new members to this Board, Rosiland White who represents District 10, and Carolyn Craft, the temporary appointee of District 6 until the March 30 special election to fill the seat of Dr. Hugh Craft.

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  • District-Wide Students of the Year Named

    Three outstanding St. Bernard Parish students were recently named as district-wide Students of the Year - Jackson Nunez, Abigail Coker, and Emily Vu.

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  • Spring Public Showings at the Maumus Center

    The Maumus Center, St. Bernard Parish School District’s premier science facility and planetarium, has announced its spring series of full-dome video presentations. With new offerings, audiences of all ages are sure to be excited.

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  • Elementary Schools Christmas Carol Throughout the Parish

    Over 200 educators brought joy throughout the parish, Christmas caroling at neighborhood bus stops for families and students. The tradition was started last year by the administrators at Arlene Meraux Elementary School.

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  • Docville Children’s Christmas Festival

    St. Bernard Parish Schools in partnership with the Meraux Foundation will be hosting Docville Children’s Christmas Festival on Saturday, December 8 from 10:00 A.M. until 6:00 P.M.

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  • December Public Showings at the Maumus Center Planetarium

    Audiences looking to enjoy the Christmas classic The Nutcracker will not have to travel to New Orleans this season. The St. Bernard Parish School Board will be presenting The Nutcracker Suite throughout the month of December at the Maumus Center Planetarium.

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  • Symphony Chorus of New Orleans Performs at the Chalmette High Cultural Arts Center

    For the first time ever, the Symphony Chorus of New Orleans will perform the world’s best known and most popular choral work: Handel’s Messiah at the Chalmette High School Cultural Arts Center. This breathtaking presentation will take place Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 7 P.M.

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  • St. Bernard Parish Names Teachers of the Year

    Twelve exceptional St. Bernard Parish educators were recently named by their schools as Teacher of the Year. Winners of this prestigious title are selected by their peers for their impact on students and families - in and out of the classroom.

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  • CHS Ring Day

    Nearly 400 seniors recently partook in the longstanding Chalmette High School tradition – Ring Day. A celebration of the Class of 2019, Ring Day celebrates the contributions, achievements, and leadership of the graduating class.

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Message from the Superintendent

  • Message from the Superintendent

    August 2018

    Dear Families:

    Welcome to a brand new year in the St. Bernard Parish School System! We are glad to have you as part of our school family and hope you are looking forward to the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Each year, our school community unites around a single theme. This year, we will celebrate our strength – both inside and outside the classroom. As a district, we know that the success of our students depends on the strength of our partnerships with our families. This year, we are excited to continue to partner with you to ensure that your child thrives.

    As part of our partnership, each year we ask for your support in defraying the cost of necessary instructional supplies through the assessment of an instructional fee. These fees are used to purchase workbooks, consumable textbooks, educational publications, and hands-on materials that your child uses in class each day. The instructional fee for each child in our elementary and middle schools is $15, while the fee per child for the high school is $25. While the actual costs of these materials exceed these amounts, your payment of the instructional fee will be a tremendous help to your child’s school in providing enrichment and reinforcement of the curriculum. We would appreciate your cooperation in sending this amount to your child’s homeroom teacher during the first two weeks of school. If this presents a problem, please contact your child’s principal, and he/she will work with you to arrange a payment plan for your convenience.

    We thank you for your continued support of our school system. Through our continued partnership, we can foster a learning environment where all students can grow and succeed. Please visit our websites, Facebook page, and Youtube channel, for information throughout the year about all of the good things happening throughout our district. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact your school principal or our central office staff.

    We look forward to a great school year, and we thank you for entrusting your child to the St. Bernard Parish Public Schools.



    Doris Voitier