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Milton Monday Memo
Hollis Milton
Sunday, March 31, 2019


Milton's Monday Message  


   April 1, 2019  

The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway. Give the world your best and it may not be enough.  Give your best anyway. ~ Mother Teresa








School Board Meeting ~ 

April 16


Easter Holiday/Spring Break ~ April 19 - April 26

Reflecting on Last Week 

  • WFMS swept the house at the Youth & Legislature program in Baton Rouge!  All of our students were elected to top positions; therefore, West Fel represented ALL leadership positions.  

WFMS student elected to Youth Legislator. Neal Rachal - Lieutenant Governor, Maddie Temple - President of the Senate, Ella McKinney - Speaker of the House, Mikayla Stewart - President Pro Tempore, and Devarre Dyson - Governor

  • The WFHS ProStart Management Team has done it again!  For the second year in the row, they won 1st place at the state competition.  They will now travel to Washington DC to compete in the national competition.  Congratulations go to Chef Amy Dreher, Lora Lathrop, Caroline Smith, Amelia Percy, and Lilly Ray!

  • Bains students, Kendall Bailey and Royal Butler, found some money at Bains and they brought it straight to the office.  We have the best students!  #wearewestfel

  • Bains Lower students are learning about the Life Cycle of a Butterfly. Through the process of metamorphosis, students have been able to watch caterpillars daily grow in size, form their chrysalis, and now we're seeing butterflies emerge from each chrysalis.


  • Bains Elementary, WFMS, and WFHS students created drawings and paintings of the Old Benevolent Society.  The drawings and paintings are displayed at the West Feliciana Library.  The artwork was a part of the presentation at the St. Franciville Rotary which meets at the West Feliciana Library.

  • Maddie Temple, Mattie Owens, Abbie Guillory--researching diet programs and creating a presentation in Ms. Sara Parkerson's health class. They took advantage of a beautiful day to work outside. 

  • Bains Lower students enjoy pre-coding to maneuver a robot through a maze.



  • Ms. Ashley Pate's students work hard in their centers.

  • Ms. Ashley Pate conferences with her students to provide feedback on their writing.

  • Ms. Christian St. Romain has a rich discussion with her students about Antarctica.

  • A'Jyeria Winters and Victoria Allen give constructive feedback to each other about progress on their Wildly Important Goals (WIGS) in Ms. April Davis' Leadership Class. 

  • Alex Gonzales and Luke Rounique participate in a Gallery Walk on Newton's Laws in Ms. Nicole Lynch's science class.

  • WFMS students, Haley Brouillette, Emma Goodman, and Je'Nya Gilmore are exploring Newton's Third Law of Motion in a station activity in Ms. Mallory Cabin's science class.

  • The WFHS Honors Program recognized 132 students who made the Principal's List with a 4.0 or above G.P.A., 101 students with a 3.5 to 3.99 G.P.A, 82 students with a Counselor's List, 22 Seniors scored 27 or above on ACT, 10 students qualify for State Rally, 5 of whom placed 1st and earned a $100 scholarship to Southeastern, and Advanced Placement recognitions: 32 students scored 3 or higher on one or more AP exams, 7 Students scored a 5 on one or more AP exams, 8 Students scored a 3 or higher on 2 AP exams, 2 Students who made a qualifying score on 3 AP exams, 28 Students recognized as AP Scholars (Scored 3 or higher on 3 or more AP Exams), 5 AP Scholars with Distinction, and 1 National AP Scholar.

Taleah Pate

Blanche and Bransley Butler

  • Early Head Start student, La'Myria G. is having a nutritious snack. 

  • WFMS Reader LEADers celebrate their hard work after reading to students at Bains Lower. Ja'Onnesti Lanus, Tamauria King, Macyn Sams, Mykinley Smothers, Shemar Howard, Wyathe Freeman, Rayshon Franklin, Chandra Johnson, Kylie Sullivan, and Jada Pittman

  • Bains Lower students, De'Caryous Dixon, Betsi Kate David, Louis Robertson, C'Myriah Roach, Taylin Thomas, Hudson Norwood and Lucy Rosso lead the morning announcements.

  • WFMS Sophomores Trevor Blankenship, Elizabeth Alberty, and Clarence Emery showcase their Mardi-Gras-themed "Reaux-bots" constructed and programmed in Ms. Amy Adair's Introduction to Robotics course.

  • Bains Lower students grew vegetables in the garden at school so they can make -- you guessed it -- Alphabet Soup!

  • Congratulations go to Graycee Nettles for making the 100 point Accelerated Reader Club!  Graycee received a game ball from the WFHS Ladies Softball Team!

  • Congratulations go to the WFHS Lady Saints Track team for their first place finish at the Saints relays!

  • Falynn Cupit, Daylon Butler, Riley Anderson, Emma Bush and Caden McIver are working with Ms. Bridget Bush to explain how the body uses food for energy.

  • Emily Stelly uses a Nearpod to practice a  grammar excercise on sentence variety in Ms. Latesha Brumfield's English class.

  • WFHS Saints Softball Team hosted another Teal game to support teammate, Lauren Mendenall, and raise awareness about ovarian cancer.  Lauren was able to attend and throw out the first pitch.  #TeamLauren

  • Ashanti can identify her name of the floor.

  • Noelle and Chloe enjoy an afternoon snack!

  • Desmon Allen engineered an interesting race car in his Head Start class. The students have been discussing Transportation during the month of March. Vroom-Vroom!

  • WFMS students led their Spring Showcase!  They did a GREAT job!

Madison Jarvis and Clara Jane Hughes welcome students and parents.

Caleb Henyard and Jake Jewell lead parents and students in The Pledge of Allegiance

Alysse Davis informs the crowd of the exciting activities on the agenda for the night.

WFMS Drumline

WFMS Choir

Julia DeLee

  • Senior Anely Lopez tests her counter-weight trebuchet designed for Mr. Justin Davenport's Advanced Placement Physics course.

Margaret Anne Lott, Elizabeth McKinney, 

and Mallory Cutrer

James Kirschling and Nick Davis

  • WFHS provides CPR certification to our students.  WFMS provides training in CPR.  And now with a generous donation by the West Feliciana Hospital, Bains 5th graders will receive training in CPR next year.  A special thanks goes to the WFHS Hospital and Ms. Lee Chastant and Ms. Leslie Dozier of the American Heart Association.

  • Ms. Carla Jackson's 3rd graders decided to give their thoughts on this quote:  "Be the change you want to see in the world."  After seeing our students' responses, I knew that I had to share.  Our future is bright!  #wearewestfel

Mathew Russell

Drew Grezaffi

Kaitlyn Whitaker

Lucas Simmons

Graham Boeker

Endia Carter

Evy Tregle

Bailey Simmons

Evelyn Pollet

Avalee Hildebrand

Avery Foster

Quinn Levasseur

Jaxson Smith

Addyson Williams

Daniel Thornhill

Zachary McClure

  • Bains Elementary students focus on reading before school begins!

Jacie Martin and Ta'Niya Sterling

  Veronica Netterville

  Ayden Martin

Airannah Smith

Levi Pirie

Benjamin Rogers

Looking Ahead 


Food for Thought

  • It is great to see so many of our students and employees in the newspaper! In case you missed it in The Advocate, please click on the following links:



West Feliciana High School mock trial team advances to state competition


Bains Lower Elementary School student joins Accelerated Reader 100 Point Club


Feliciana Sports for March 28, 2019


West Feliciana High student wins with art at District Literary Rally


Bains Elementary 4th-graders turn zoo into outdoor classroom


Joseph Jacobs make 100-point club at Bains Lower


Former West Feliciana Middle School teacher returns to share innovations


West Feliciana middle principal stressing importance of reading


West Feliciana Middle School holds fish fry to show appreciation for faculty an staff


West Feliciana art students study architecture Old Benevolent Society in St. Francisville 


West Feliciana National English Honors Society members attend Writer's and Reader's Symposium


Raising Canes announces winners of ProStart Invitational- WFHS