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News & Announcements

Assessment & Technology Night

SPHS will host an Assessment & Technology Night Wednesday, September 20th from 5:30 to 7pm. Parents are encouraged to attend. LEAP 2025 scores are in! All students and parents will be able to collect their score report and hear more information about the LEAP 2025 test. Any questions, please contact the school.

Letterman Jacket Ordering Information

Our students and staff members can order Letterman Jackets on Thursday, September 14, 2017 in the school's cafeteria starting at 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. To speed up the process, an order form and policy reference sheet linked to this post. Forms will also be available in the front office.

Surge Pass Back to School Bash

SPHS held its Surge Pass Back to School Bash. Over 130 Junior High Students were eligible to participate based on meeting school-wide behavior expectations. Every month there will be a different incentive to motivate the junior high students to be successful. This event was a success because of all the staff that pitched in to help out. This truly was a group effort.

Eclipse Statement

Dear Parents, As you know, a solar eclipse is going to occur on Monday, August 21st. Each of our schools have made plans to incorporate this event into their instructional day by designing lessons tied to the eclipse. Students will be able to watch this event safely inside classrooms. Because we always put student safety first, no student will be allowed to view the eclipse outdoors. Students will not be allowed to view the eclipse with safety glasses that they may bring from home as we can’t guarantee that those glasses meet the safety specifications for viewing the eclipse. Parents who may want to view the solar eclipse with their children may check them out of school between the hours of 11:00am – 12:00 noon. This will allow students to receive at least a half-day of instruction. We encourage all parents who choose to view the solar eclipse at home to take all of the necessary safety precautions. We also encourage parents who choose this option to make it a learning event by discussing the eclipse their children. There are also tons of activities regarding the eclipse at https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/activities.
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Mission

South Plaquemines High School will provide high quality educational opportunities to all students while creating an environment that emphasizes character, academics, values and leadership.
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District News

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Kindergarten Spring Round-Up for 2017-2018

If your child turns 5 on or before September 30, they are eligible to start kindergarten in the 2017-2018 school year. Click on the headline link for more information.

PPSB Believes

Embracing its diversity, the Plaquemines Parish School Board dedicates itself to educating all students to their fullest potential. The PPSB is committed to equity because excellence for all students requires equity.
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Principal's Message

Welcome to South Plaquemines High School where dreams are cultivated and lives are transformed. We achieve by our motto “DAY BY DAY WE GET BETTER AND BETTER”. South Plaquemines High School offers an array of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities that foster great experiences. Comprised of students and teachers who are resilient, our school is making great strides to become a shining star exemplifying true audacity and sound judgment. South Plaquemines High School is vastly building a culture which is rooted in its unwavering commitment to produce productive lifelong learners who are vested in making our community thrive.
 
John A. Barthelemy,
Principal
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