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Milton Monday Memo
Hollis Milton
Sunday, September 15, 2019

 

Milton's Message 

 

September 13, 2019   

9/11/01

A day to remember that extraordinary  heroes are often disguised as ordinary people and that spirit and soul are unbreakable.

~Stacey Alcom

UPCOMING EVENTS:

 

 

School Board Meeting

~ September 17

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reflecting on Last Week 

Last week we took time to honor those we lost on September 11, 2001.  We were fortunate to be chosen by WBRZ to start the day by leading the Baton Rouge region in the Pledge of Allegiance.

WBRZ Pledge of Allegiance September 11

 

We continued our week with several events that demonstrated leadership and service to others.  Community members and students volunteered their time to several organizations, which once again proved we are one big family in West Feliciana Parish. 

Community members and school leaders participate in the Bains Elementary annual Read-In, where they volunteer their time to read to the elementary classes.

Ms. Stacey Foretich

Ms. Susan Morgan

Mr. Stan Branton

Ms. Jennifer Campbell-Dunning

Ms. Caroline Alberstadt

Da'vean Tuniors, Layson Ferguson, and Chip Joiner work together to clean up the Clothes Closet parking lot.

Katie Seal and Aubree Corkern earn service hours together at the Clothes Closet.

Blair Coley, Olivia Wilson, Sa'Maria Berry, Rylee Maryman, and Liza Rachal volunteer time at the Clothes Closet.

Drew Johnston and Nevaeh London help at the Clothes Closet.

 

WFMS student, Shemar Howard helps Bains Elementary students Ja'Colby Davis and Dean Johnson during their reading time.

Bains Elementary students Lindsey Graham and Eyana Singleton with WFMS student Madison Delaney.

Bains Elementary student Corbett Idlett shows off his reading skills to WFMS student Landon Hubbard-Fruge.

At the back table, 2nd grade student Raniesha Gates reads to WFMS student Tra'Kyria Camel. At the front table, Bains students Khameron Massey and Bryson Cummings listen as Alexis Thomas reads.

This Early Head Start Family (Francesca and Emmanuel Richardson) enjoyed the "Family Party" in the park!

Mrs. Laura Ard makes story time interactive with Chloe Jones, Caitlyn Jones, and Kaiden Dukes.

Head Start brothers, Julien and Joel Johnson, begin their day with hugs!

Looking Ahead

Dodgeball Anyone?! If you have not signed up to participate or help, please do!  Remember, these funds go directly towards the schools. One more week!

Grateful Moment #grateFEL

When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade.  On Monday, one of our pumps went down to our cooling tower at Bains Lower which left us with no air conditioning.  We made plans to make the best of it for our students which required a lot of creativity and coordination by the administration and staff.  I am truly #grateFEL for the hard work and team work it took to make a challenging day a fun day for the students.

Bains Lower Elementary Dance Party!

Bains Lower Elementary Dance Party!

 

We are thankful for our technology department who in two days managed to set up over 600 laptops for elementary students. We now have over 2,600 devices in classrooms across the district. We are also fortunate to have a faculty and staff that know learning goes beyond the technology tool itself. We have the people who know how to use these resources to truly create meaningful learning experiences for our students.  #grateFEL #21stcenturylearning

At Bains Lower Elementary, Coy Rogers, Zyriel Dock, James Abram Harvey, and Abby Rose Metz work cooperatively on the Active Table during Literacy Centers in Ms. Megan Viguerie's first grade class.

Ryan Daniel loves working on his Chromebook!

Mrs. Lanya Mayer helps Tanner Cowart take his AR test.

WFMS students in Mrs. Lacey Jewell's drama class use the Swivl device to video their presentations.

After videoing, WFMS students will watch the film to critique themselves.

Mrs. Lacey Jewell's class using Swivl.

 

WFHS sophomores Elmesha Longs and Brittany Emery practice using appropriate tools in Photoshop in Ms. Lauren Reap's Digital Media class.

Ayana Allen added Spanish to her presentation in Mrs. Walker's health course for a classmate who is learning the English language.