Seniors Present Research Project on Careers

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English IV students in Mrs. Brooks' class are wrapping up the final steps of their research project.  Each student's project included researching a career, annotating, rough drafts, a final essay and a 5-10 minute presentation.  Pictured is AP student Jacob Smith demonstrating the proper way to brush teeth, which he learned by researching careers in dentistry.

STA Students Excel at District Literary Rally

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The 2013 District Literary Rally was held at SLU on Saturday, March 23. The Rally encompasses private and public high schools from St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Livingston, Washington, St. Charles, West Feliciana, Iberville, and East Baton Rouge Parishes.  A total of 75 schools competed in 28 events at this year’s rally.  Sixteen STA students placed at the District Level. Twelve of these students will go on to compete at the state level (Two events, spelling and art, do not have a state competition and if two STA students both placed in the same subject, the state only allows the top finisher to compete at the next level)


English I finishes Poetry unit

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Ms. Oalmann's freshman English class celebrates the end of the poetry unit!  Each student created a free verse poem about themselves called the "I Am" poem and then used it to create a poster that shared a little about themselves and their lives. This is a favorite and much-anticipated project among freshmen, as well as providing colorful classroom decorations during the unit.

STA Robotics Team Competes in Vex Robotics Competition

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Dozens of students from as far away as Virginia, Texas, and Mississippi joined Louisiana students at the Vex Robotics Competition held by Red Stick Robotics and hosted by the University of New Orleans. The contest required each team to build their robots to certain specifications but left room for creativity. The STA Robotics Team placed 3rd overall out of 34 teams.
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