Announcements
  •  Senior Parent Night! Thursday, September 21st, 6pm!

     

    ACT BOOTCAMP $20!

    On Tuesday, November 14th, Salmen will host an ACT Bootcamp. Currently, this opportunity is open only to seniors. If we do not have enough seniors sign up by November 1st, we will open the class to juniors. Students are responsible for paying the $20 booklet fee.

    Please sign up with your counselor ASAP. First come, first served! Students will not be confirmed unless the $20 booklet fee is paid.The class will take place during the school day, and students are responsible for collecting work missed from their teachers.

     

    MY LOUISIANA POSTER & ESSAY CONTEST

    Each year, the St. Tammany District PTA sponsors the Safety Poster and My Louisiana Essay.

     Mrs. Boudreau has entry forms in the front office.

    The Safety Poster theme is “Staying Safe Around Animals” and My Louisiana Essay theme is “Louisiana Life”

    The deadlines for both are September 29, 2017

     

    REFLECTIONS CONTEST

    The Reflections theme is “Within Reach” and the deadline to submit entries is November 1st.

    The categories are: Visual Arts, Dance Choreography, Photography, Film Production, Music Composition and Literature.

    Mrs. Boudreau has entry forms in the front office.

     

     

    Service Academy Day

    Senator Bill Cassidy

    Senator John Kennedy

    Congressman Cedric Richmond

    Congressman Steve Scalise

    Saturday, September 30, 2017

    9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

    Registration begins at 8:30 A.M.

    University of New Orleans

    University Center

    Sen. Theodore “Ted” M. Hickey Ballroom

    2000 Lakeshore Dr.

    New Orleans, LA 70148

     

    If you are interested in attending

    one of America’s United States Service Academies:

    Please join us!

    Please RSVP to one of the following:

    Shawn_Hanscom@Cassidy.Senate.gov (Bill Cassidy)

    Dana_Brignac@Kennedy.Senate.gov (John Kennedy)

    Karen.Domino@Mail.House.gov (Cedric Richmond)

    Danielle.Evans@Mail.House.gov (Steve Scalise)

    Please call (225) 929-7711 for more information

     

     

     

    IMPORTANT DATES FOR SENIORS

     

     

    September 19th- New Orleans National College Fair at the Ponchartrain Center in Kenner, LA,  6—8pm (Salmen not providing transportation)

    September 22nd: Deadline to register for October 28th ACT at Salmen.

    September 26th: College and Career Fair in the Pennington Center at Southeastern University, 6—8pm (Salmen will provide bus transportation) 

    October 1st: First day to apply for Federal Financial Aid. Mandatory for graduation. 

    October 12th: End of first grading period. 

    October 16th: Delgado’s Technical Skills Expo in Metairie

    October 17th: FAFSA Completion Day. Students should sign up soon!

    October 28th: ACT at Salmen

    November 3rd: Deadline to register for December 9th ACT at Salmen

    November 8th: ASVAB testing at Salmen, 8—11 am, for students interested in joining the military. Sign up in front office. Limited number of spots available.

    December 9th: ACT at Salmen

    December 20th: End of second grading period

     


    The Princeton Review is offering free ACT Practice tests online and also at the Slidell Branch of the St. Tammany Public Library. Please see the link below for dates and to register.
     
     

    2018 U.S. Senate Youth Application

    The Department and the William Randolph Hearst Foundation are pleased to announce the launch of the 2018 United States Senate Youth Program. Two outstanding students from Louisiana will be selected to spend a week in Washington, D.C. in March of 2018, and will each receive a $10,000 scholarship from the Hearst Foundation.
    High school juniors or seniors who hold elected or appointed offices in school or community groups should see their counselor regarding this opportunity!
     
     
     

    NEW CLASS OF 2018 GRADUATION REQUIREMENT!!!

    Louisiana requires public school students graduating spring 2018 and beyond to take one of the following steps as part of their Individual Graduation Plan:

    1. Complete the FAFSA; or

    2. Complete the Louisiana TOPS form; or

    3. A parent or legal custodian, or a student legally emancipated or of the legal age of majority, may certify a waiver in writing to the LEA (sample: non-participation LEA form/Letter); or

    4. Receive a waiver through the district hardship waiver process.



    For information on whose financial information is needed for FAFSA, please see the link below:

    Reporting Parent Info on FAFSA

     

     



    FINAL TRANSCRIPTS: Seniors must sign the transcript request form to have final transcripts sent to the college of choice. Forms are available in the main office.

     

    TRANSCRIPT INFORMATION

    Forms are available in the main office for students to request copies of their transcripts.

    Fees: $2.00 per copy mail out

    ALERT: ALL SENIORS/JUNIORS MUST HAVE A CONSENT FORM IN THE GUIDANCE OFFICE TO SUBMIT TRANSCRIPTS TO THE LOUISIANA OFFICE OF STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE. Student transcripts will not be submitted to the state if this form has not been signed and turned in to the guidance counselors. Please check with your counselor to make sure your information has been received. Colleges can NOT access your transcripts once you apply if consent has not been given. Please don't delay in turning in your consent!