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Milton's Monday Memo
Hollis Milton
Sunday, November 04, 2018


Milton's Monday Message  


   November 5, 2018   

Everyone has the potential to make a positive impact on others. You don't have to be rich. You don't have to be a genius. You don't have to have it all together. All you have to do is care about people and initiate. ~ John Maxwell








Fall Back an Hour ~ November 4


Election Day (No School) ~ November 6


Thanksgiving Holiday ~ November 19-23


School Board Meeting ~ 

November 27

Reflecting on Last Week 

  • WFHS Choir, under the leadership of Mr. Brandon Blaylock, performs the Star Spangled Banner at the New Orleans Pelicans Basketball game on Saturday, October 27.  Our choir did an extraordinary job! 

Choir Video

Choir Video

Jayla Burrell, Alyse Roche, Cassie Tucker, Robert E. Barrow, Grant Rome, Chelsea Ford, Samantha Ponzo, and Julie DeJean are excited about the performance.

  • At WFHS, we have a new club, Bass Masters! In West Fel, we teach a man to fish!

Archer Pangburn, Dr. Michael Theriot, Michael Corlew

  Archer Pangburn, Clayton Braddock, Michael Corlew, Gage Tate, Will D'Aquilla, and Kaden Cowart

  • We were grateful for the West Feliciana Ministers Conference for their time and effort to visit Bains Lower on Friday!  We are a community school system and we love to show off the great work of our students and employees.  It was an honor to have so many of our pastors take time out of their busy schedule to visit our school.


  • Congratulations go to Ms. Tracy Williams and Mr. Connor McCain as the November Employees of the Month!


Ms. Tracy Williams

Mr. Connor McCain in his Halloween Costume!



  • Bains Elementary students, Tony Mendell and Wyatt Wood, arrive early to raise the American and Louisiana flags.

  • Bains Lower students lead the Monday Morning Announcements with tremendous enthusiasm.

Peter Ard, Amelia Ard, Electra Carter, Lydia Elias, and Calleigh Dupont

  • Ta'Nayla Johnson, Hayden Price, Mikayla Marange, Hermani Singleton from Ms. Ewing's Class help Ms. Alicia Hamilton put up our state flag!!


  • The WFMS Tennis Team celebrated the end of the season with a pizza party. The team went 4-1 with wins over Zachary, Dunham, Parkview and City Park. Their only loss came to UHigh. Special awards were given to the following players: Charles Fox-Smith "Top Scorer" Alex Gonzales "Most Team Spirit" Naya Rogers "Most Improved" Lilly Higgins "Most Valuable Player" Mary Jane Opperman "Sportsmanship Award"

  • Ivy shows off her elephant to me in Early Head Start!  It is great to see students learning to interact and make the beginnings of sound recognition.  She even gave me the elephant to play with, although it was her prized possession.  We can teach children and we can learn from them as well.

  • First grade student teams practice different methods to learn multiple ways to make 10!




  • Congratulations to the Saints Volleyball team for a great season. Although they lost their Bi-District Playoff game to Ursuline Academy, they finished strong. We are proud of our Saints!


  • Happy Halloween!  

Kaeson Sullivan

Coach Paul Sirchia and Superintendent Hollis Milton

Zombie Cheerleaders!

Ms. Laura Glaser's Team - The Wizard of Oz

  • Peyton Landry and Harrison Warner Escape from the Halloween Zombies by solving multi digit multiplication.

  • Chris Stewart and Isabella Devile solve math problems to Escape from the Halloween Zombies.


  • 2nd graders in Ms. Megbe Hughes and Ms. Corinna Sage's homeroom work together to learn about spiders by informational text and finding the central message in the text. 

Connor Parish, Robert Scott, Jayden Pruyn, Tavaris London

Serenity Lee, April Mullen and Lily Oliveaux

Hoyt Bradford, Kayleb Netterville

  • 2nd grade teachers teamed up for Halloween as Snow White, the Seven Dwarfs and the Evil Queen!

  • 4th grade teachers wished everyone a "punny" Halloween so they dressed as puns!

  • Caleb Thompson and Zoey Williams find details together to support the main idea Ms. Brittany Rosenbach and Ms. Ewing class.

  • Library helpers at Bains, Kayden Blaylock, Anna Milton, Katie Seal and Kendall Bailey help Cullen Welles check out a book.

  • Thanks to Mrs. Leneeta Ewing and WFHS for volunteering and making our Harvesting Fall Leaders a success!!

  • Leighton Neely and Alexander McCraven are excited about Harvesting Fall Leaders!!!

  • Ms. Sarah Fudge, Trinity Bailey, Mason Major and Neariah Garnett plant flowers at Bains.

  • Family Get Togethers are a wonderful thing in the Family Service Center. "Service" is our middle name! 

  • Ellie Alberty creates a robot to hand out candy!  I need one of these.




  • Bains students in Ms. Jill Thibodeaux's class use area to create Zombies!

  • Ms. Laura Lindsey reads Go Away, Big Green Monster to her art class and later prepares them to do a project based on the book.

  • Chandra Johnson and Ja'Onnesti Lanus are using instructional software in Ms. Ali McMillan's class. 

  • Ms. Brittany Brumfield is working with Gracie Hall, Maegan Davis, Ivory Turner, Cali Berry, and Samarah Price to prepare for their math test on decimal and fraction conversions. 


  • Charlotte Weller, Jarlaysia Davis, and Remington Wunstel work on their "genuis hour" project during Ms. Smith's leadership class.

  • Cody Hamell learns about context clues under the guidance of Ms. Amanda Pickle.

  • Bains students demonstrate their commitment to reading by getting started before school!

Liam Freeman


Lakeria' Matthews


Gideon Mailhes


Abigail Reed


Elizabeth Blanchard


Markell Glasper


  • Ms. Bridget Bush's class has groups of students explain their models of how radiation is warming up the water in the cup.


  • Damien Collins celebrates achieving the 20 point club at Bains Lower!


  • Mary Camille Bell, Brooklyn Phelan, and Barron McClure are setting up an experiment using dialysis tubing to determine the absorption of substances in the small intestine in Mrs. Hurst class. 


  • Candido M. J. and Daiza W. have created a "Lego Community" after discussing Community Helpers in their Head Start class.

  • In her Head Start class, Brae'Leigh is "Discovering" properties about magnets in the science center. 

  • Noelle is putting those fine motor skills to work during meal time in Early Head Start. Developmental milestones are important, even when peeling an orange! 

Looking Ahead



Food for Thought

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

West Feliciana High students do well on ACT 


West Feliciana Parish public schools choose October employees of the month


Teacher's prize becomes student's prize after quotation essay


School safety patrol officers have ceremony


Bains Lower students lead morning announcements


Letters: Progress on STEM in Louisiana


The West Feliciana Minister's Conference celebrates will all of our students who made The Advocate this week at Bains Lower!