St. Bernard

Parish School District

VISION • EFFORT • SUCCESS

District News

  • St. Bernard Autism Krewe Partners with Schools

    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.

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  • CHS Teacher Named Top in the State

    Christopher Dier, a teacher at Chalmette High School, was recently named the 2020 State Teacher of the Year by the Louisiana Department of Education.

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  • School Board Approves Raises

    The St. Bernard Parish School Board approved a local salary raise for all of its employees at its recent meeting. This raise accompanies the state increase and takes effect this month.

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  • School Board Hosts 14th Annual Breakfast

    Over 500 people attended the recent St. Bernard Parish School Board’s 14th annual Day of Reflection Breakfast. CHS senior Devin Cruice, CHS freshman Abigail Coker, and Trist 6th grader Jackson Nunez served as the narrators for this year’s breakfast held at the Chalmette High School Lacoste campus.

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  • Fall Public Showings at the Maumus Center Planetarium

    St. Bernard Parish School District is excited to announce the fall schedule of public showings at the Maumus Center Planetarium. Tickets can be purchased at the door; however, it is recommended audiences reserve tickets in advance by calling 504-301-0239.

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  • St. Bernard Parish School Board’s Lions Club Golf Tournament

    Sixteen teams raised nearly $7,000 when the St. Bernard School Board's Lions Club hosted its 11th annual Golf Tournament at Oak Harbor Golf Course in Slidell.

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  • Maumus 2019 STEM Science Camp

    Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math will all be a part of this year's Summer STEM Camp. The St. Bernard Parish Public School System is excited to announce the return of this fun, immersive, and educational program to be held at the Maumus Science Center in Arabi.

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  • CHS Senior Awards Night

    The best and brightest of the Chalmette High School Class of 2019 gathered in the Chalmette High School Cultural Arts Center on April 24 for the school’s annual Senior Awards Night; a night in which about 70 seniors were recognized for their hard work, awarded over a million dollars in scholarship money, and named as coveted Golden Owls for their class.

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  • St. Bernard Schools Seeking Passionate, Driven Teachers

    The St. Bernard Parish School District has recently released the Program Application for Teach St. Bernard – an alternative certification program for recent college graduates and career changers looking to teach in high-needs subjects in the school district.

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  • State Testing Begins in April

    State testing will take place for St. Bernard Parish students throughout the months of April and May.

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Announcements

Message from the Superintendent

  • Message from the Superintendent

    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 2019-2020 academic year.

    Each year, our school community unites around a single theme. This year, we will celebrate our connections – both those that nurture our minds and hearts. One connection we know is vital to our students’ success is our relationships 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.

    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.

     

    Sincerely,

    Doris Voitier

    Superintendent

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