SPHS Varsity Cheerleaders

2016 Wrestling Team: 4th in State with 2 State Champions

National Signing Day 2016

National Signing Day 2016

SPHS Senior Varsity Cheerleaders

SPHS Varsity Cheerleaders at NCA Nationals

Spirit Week

Senior Volleyball Players

Junior Beta @ District Day

Have a great summer!

Mission Statement

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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Vision Statement

South Plaquemines High School will prepare a community of learners for post-secondary educational, vocational, and career opportunities.


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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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News & Announcements

Important TOPS Information for the Class of 2016

Attention Class of 2016:

We will not announce anticipated recipients of TOPS Awards at graduation this year. Please read the TOPS funding updates for the 2016-2017 academic year. Please continue to watch the news for further updates regarding TOPS.

SCHOOL CLOSED MARCH 11th

SPHS will be closed tomorrow March 11th. Please monitor our district page and WWLTV for more information.

Attention Class of 2018: Mandatory Meeting 3/17/16 @ 6:30pm

At the end of 10th grade year, all students must choose to work toward a Jump State Tops Tech Diploma Pathway or Tops University Diploma Pathway. There will be a mandatory meeting help on March 17, 2016 at 6:30pm in the auditorium. All sophomores and a parent/guardian must attend the meeting. Students will not be allowed to schedule for next year's classes unless they attend the meeting. Please contact Ms. Slavich if you have any questions or concerns at 595-6425.

SPHS's Wrestling Team Win Big at State Tournament

The Wrestling team returned home from the State Championships in Shreveport. The team wrestled tough and represented the South Plaquemines Hurricanes well. They finished in fourth place with 8 state placers and two individual state champions. Congratulations to Brandon Turner and Johnathan Wilson on winning their weight class. Congratulations also to Curtis Sylve Jr.-6th Place, Chris LeBoeuf-5th Place, Corey Ancar-5th Place, Gerald Barthelemy-5th Place, Wade Barthelemy-5th Place, and Kendrick Smith-5th Place. The team would like to offer thanks for everyone for their support throughout the year. Click the story for a link to an article about the team.

Cheer Making History for SPHS

For the first time in SPHS history, the Varsity cheerleaders participated in a national competition. NCA Nationals took place in Dallas, TX on January 23 and 24. Cheerleaders from all over the country participated in this competition. SPHS cheer competed in the Non-tumbling Intermediate division and took home 8th place. We are very proud to have placed in the top 10 our first year at nationals. The girls and coaches worked very hard and practiced countless hours to make this dream a reality. Way to go girls!

Scholarship Information

Parents, please check with your students as scholarship information is being distributed to your students weekly from the counseling office. In addition to those scholarships, please click on the links below to register for scholarship searches via government websites.

South Plaquemines High School to receive an Industry Based Certificate from the National Center for Construction Education and Reserch

Pictured are the first recepiants from South Plaquemines High School to receive an Industry Based Certificate from the National Center for Construction Education and Reserch. From left to right they are Tyler Davis, Alec Bourgeois, Christopher Cross, Instructor James Saik, Brian Davis, Derrek Alexis, Dorron Sylve, John Dove. Not pictured are Zachery Billiot, Joey Duplessis, and Avery Jones.

SPHS to host monthly School Board Meeting

The regular meeting of the Plaquemines Parish School Board is scheduled for Monday, November 2, 2015 at South Plaquemines High School, 34121 Hwy. 23, Buras, LA 70041, at 6:00 P.M.

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