Upcoming Events

Letter From the Principal

  • July 15, 2023

    Dear Trist Middle School Parent(s)/Guardian(s):

    I hope everyone is enjoying a healthy, relaxing, and safe summer. Over the past several weeks, we have made a few changes in our school. Ms. Alisha Capstick, our former Assistant Principal, has taken a position at the Maumus Center in Arabi. We wish her the best as she continues her love of educating our district’s students in the field of Science. We are excited to welcome our new Assistant Principal, Ms. Julie Abadie, who has taught at Trist from 2001 until 2020 and has served as our Instructional Coach since that time. Ms. Sharene Dali, a Trist ELA teacher since 2004, will now take on the role of Trist’s Instructional Coach, supporting our teachers in the classroom and through professional development. Together, we and the entire staff are all committed to the growth and betterment of our school community.

    Before we know it, our faculty and staff will welcome our students back to school for the 2023-2024 school year. Please read the documents in this packet, as they include necessary information for you and your student to be prepared for the start of the school year. Do not forget to monitor the St. Bernard Parish Public Schools and N.P. Trist Middle School websites as well as the Facebook pages for any updated procedures or information as the year progresses. In addition to documents like the dress code and the Guide to Student Conduct, these pages will provide calendar information and dates for school activities and club meetings. We encourage our students to participate in clubs, organizations, and sports to help build friendships and to take an active role in our school community. We look forward to a wonderful school year! In this packet, you will find the following important information:

    · Important Dates

    · School Supply List

    · Dress Code for Students

    Mark your calendar for the N. P. Trist Middle School BACK-TO-SCHOOL NIGHT. This year we are doing our Back-To-School Night differently. We will welcome our 6th GRADERS AND PARENTS ON Wednesday, August 2 and our 7th & 8th GRADERS AND PARENTS ON Thursday, August 3. Parents and Students are to report to the Gym starting at 4:30 to pick up the student’s schedule, emergency card, verification form, and the assembly. We will begin the assembly at 5 p.m. During the assembly, we will discuss important changes and information for your child’s success. From 5:45 until 7:00, you will be able to tour the school and meet the teachers as well as the following:

    · Return the completed EMERGENCY CARD

    · Complete the BUS REQUEST FORM



    · Purchase TRIST GEAR (pull overs, spirit shirts) & PE UNIFORMS

    IMPORTANT FOR BUS RIDERS: If your child was not a bus rider last year, please complete the bus form in this packet. BUS RIDERS should ride the bus to and from school on the first day of school so that they learn the procedure from the first day! Remind your bus rider to take note of their BUS NUMBER to reduce confusion at dismissal on the first day of school! It is important that our bus riders are aware of their home address and nearby cross streets. Please review this vital information with your child in advance.

    Once again, enjoy the remainder of the summer!

    Remember, Monday, August 7, 2023, is the first day of school.

    Kara Colburn, Principal