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Weather Advisory Prompts SLP School Closures Wednesday, December 14th

Based upon the most recent National Weather Service advisory indicating an enhanced risk of severe weather tomorrow and in communicating with the Office of Emergency Preparedness (OEP), the St. Landry Parish School District, all administrative offices and all head start centers will be closed Wednesday, December 14, 2022. 

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St. Landry Parish School District Superintendent Named Louisiana Superintendent of the Year

Patrick Jenkins, superintendent of St. Landry Parish School District (SLPSD), has been named the 2023 Louisiana Superintendent of the Year by the Louisiana Association of School Superintendents. This program is designed to recognize the outstanding leadership of active, front-line superintendents. Nominees are judged on the following criteria: – Leadership for Learning, communication, professionalism and community Read More…

St. Landry Parish School Superintendent Patrick Jenkins reviews data with Willie Singleton Guillory of the St. Landry Federation of Teachers.
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State Performance Scores Reflect District Growth In Some Areas

OPELOUSAS, LA — District and school performance scores (DPS/SPS) were released by the LouisianaState Department of Education (LDOE) today. The St. Landry Parish School District (SLPSD) maintaineda letter grade of “C,” with a performance score of 70.6, a growth of 2.4 points from 2021. Sixty-ninepercent of St. Landry Parish School District schools showed growth. The Read More…

Parish Head Start director June Inhern discusses mental health presentation with Shirley Joseph Tuesday night.
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St. Landry School District Developing Mental Health Awareness Program

The St. Landry Parish School District has begun taking steps that address classroom stress and mental health issues that often affect campus environments, members of an Academic Committee were told Tuesday night.Shirley Joseph, a mental health practitioner employed by the school system, said the District has now hired a full-time mental health specialist to deal Read More…

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Rosenwald School Dedication

The total refurbishing of a 102-year-old nationally-recognized Rosenwald School has been completed and celebrated with the intention of continuing to serve the educational needs of the Plaisance community. State and St. Landry Parish school officials gathered Saturday for a dedication ceremony at the school building which was constructed originally to provide early 20th-century education for Read More…