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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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  • Registration for Pre-K 4 Opens

    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, 2019.

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  • 18th Annual Spelling Bee at Chalmette High School

    The St. Bernard Rotary Club recently held its 18th annual Adult Spelling Bee at Chalmette High School. This year, over 20 teams representing a wide-array of businesses and civic organizations, took part in this fun, fundraising activity.

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  • From Tower to Table

    Learning where food comes from and how to prepare nutritious meals has become a component of the curriculum at W. Smith Elementary School. Thanks to a grant from Louisiana Team Nutrition, students have the opportunity to create a tower garden to grow fresh produce such as bibb lettuce, gourmet lettuce, rainbow chard, and kale.

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  • 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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  • Boo on the Bayou

    Chalmette High School Key Club held its fourth annual Boo on the Bayou Halloween event at the Los Islenos Museum Complex on October 20. The event, which has become a community favorite, attracted close to 2000 visitors for games, trick or treating, arts and crafts, a pumpkin patch, and performances by many of the parish elementary school dance and cheer squads.

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  • Mock Crash Teaches Students Important Lesson

    Tenth through 12th grade students at Chalmette High School and 8th grade students at St. Bernard Middle School, the host site, recently participated in “Consequence of Impact”, a mock crash involving impaired driving.

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