Programs / Activities
- Testing Bell Schedules
- Southeastern - Graduation Safety Info
- Class of 2024 - Ring Ceremony Info
- Sexual Education Info
- 2023 Senior Graduation Newsletter
- Yearbook Orders / Senior Ads
- Action Youth and Community Resources Opportunities
- Class Sponsors
- Project Graduation
- Clubs & Extracurricular Activities
Testing Bell Schedules
Southeastern - Graduation Safety Info
As safety is the number one priority of Southeastern, Walkthrough Metal Detectors will be used to enter the venue. This will help to assist in enforcing the clear bag policy and prohibited items policy below.
A Clear Bag Policy has been used at all athletic venues over the past few years. Even though this is not an athletic event, it is being held in an athletic venue. Please see the link attached for more information:
Below is a list of Prohibited Items that were added to the contract this year.
To ensure a safe and comfortable Commencement, the following items are strictly prohibited from being brought into each venue:
- Containers of any kind (including but not limited to coolers, thermoses, cups, bottles, cans, flasks)
- Aerosol and spray cans
- Animals (except for service animals for persons with a disability)
- Balloons and beach balls
- Alcoholic Beverages
- Signs, banners, and flags
- Laser pointers
- Noisemakers (including but not limited to whistles, air horns, bull horns, sirens, thunder sticks, etc.)
- Confetti, glitter, streamers, and silly string
- Fireworks, party poppers, and sparklers
Class of 2024 - Ring Ceremony Info
Class of 2024 - Ring Ceremony Information
WHEN: Wednesday, May 3, 2023
TIME: Ceremony begins at 6:00 pm
WHERE: LHS Gym
ALL JUNIORS MAY PARTICIPATE IN THE RING CEREMONY.
YOU DID NOT HAVE TO BUY A RING FROM HERFF-JONES TO PARTICIPATE.
If your ring was purchased from Herff-Jones, you will receive it during the ceremony. If you purchased a ring from some other source, you may still participate and will receive a certificate. Only rings purchased through Herff-Jones will be distributed at the ceremony.
NO MONEY WILL BE COLLECTED THE NIGHT OF RING CEREMONY.
Males: Dress pants, collared dress shirt (tie optional), dress shoes. No jeans, no shorts, no tennis shoes, no caps and no sandals. SCHOOL DRESS CODE POLICY MUST BE FOLLOWED.
Females: Dress (must be fingertip length) or dressy pants and shirt, dress shoes. NO excessively low fronts or backs. NO exposed midriffs. No spaghetti straps, no strapless dresses, no jeans, no shorts/rompers, no casual sandals, and no tennis shoes. SCHOOL DRESS CODE POLICY MUST BE FOLLOWED. If your outfit is questionable, please see Ms. Holt for approval.
Failure to adhere to the dress code guidelines will result in you not being able to participate in the ceremony.
JUNIORS MUST REPORT TO THE CAFETERIA NO LATER THAN 5:00 P.M.
The dress code and owe list will be checked at this time.
All Juniors participating in the Ring Ceremony must be off the owe list.
Final payment on your class ring is now due. https://highschool.herffjones.com/secom/submitPayment
Sexual Education Info
Parents/Guardians of Biology I students:
Lakeshore High School will host an informational meeting for the Sexual Education curriculum on April 19th at 6:00 pm in the Lakeshore High School Library. The purpose of this meeting is to answer any questions that you may have about the curriculum, prior to your student participating in the Sexual Education portion of the Biology I course. At this meeting you will be given the opportunity to view all instructional material and videos approved for use in the parish-wide sexual education curriculum.
Course permission slips will be due April 20th. Any student who does not have a signed parental consent to take the Sexual Education portion of the course will be given alternate assignments to complete independently in the library. Sexual Education will take place during Biology classes on April 20, 21, 27, 28 and May 4, 5, 11, 12.
April Jarrell, Principal
Lakeshore High School
STPSB Sexual Education Brochure
STPSB Sexual Education - Letter to Parents
2023 Senior Graduation Newsletter
(Click here for a PDF version)
PRACTICE TIMES AND DISTRIBUTION OF CAP AND GOWN
- Wednesday, May 3rd – 8:00am – 3:00pm in cafeteria/gym (breakfast, practice, gowns distributed, and crawfish boil)
- Thursday, May 4th – 8:30am – 11:00am at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, LA
All practices are mandatory. Practice and Commencement at Southeastern LA University in Hammond will be held at the University Center. Seniors must arrange for transportation to practice and commencement. Please report to the parking area adjacent to the University Center promptly at the assigned time. Only those students who report to all practices will be allowed to participate in the commencement exercise. GRADUATION PRACTICE IS FOR GRADUATES ONLY!!! DO NOT BRING FRIENDS, FAMILY, OR CHILDREN.
COMMENCEMENT – MAY 6th, 2023; 2:00 pm at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, LA.
ARRIVE NO LATER THAN 12:30 pm.
GRADUATES ARE TO ENTER THROUGH GATE 3 – located down the stairs. Gate is for GRADUATES ONLY.
DRESS FOR GRADUATION
Adding items/decorations to the cap, gown, or stole is strictly prohibited.
GIRLS: Attire under the gown should not show above the collar or extend below the hem of the gown. Solid black dress shoes (must have a strap or type of back on heel. Straps are not to be above the ankle). No colored or cork heels. High heels are discouraged. No Crocs, sneakers, or athletic shoes will be allowed. Piercings are limited to the ear and 1 stud nose piercing.
BOYS: White dress shirt, dark tie, dark dress pants (black or navy, No jeans or khaki pants), dark socks, dark dress shoes (black, dark brown, or navy). No sandals, Crocs, sneakers, or other athletic shoes will be allowed. No Bow ties. Piercings are limited to the ear and 1 stud nose piercing.
CAPS AND GOWNS: All caps must be placed flat on the graduate’s head and remain as such throughout the ceremony. Everyone should have a supply of bobby pins to secure cap placement. Tassels are worn on the right side until you have graduated. Graduation gowns must be zipped. All graduates should have a stole. Honor graduates will wear gold cords; Best in Class graduates will wear gold AND white cords. Other: Specific Organization members will wear their appropriate stoles, pins, and/or cords.
Please take a few moments to steam your stole and gown before arriving for the ceremony. We all want to look our very best. If you are not dressed (or otherwise presented) appropriately, you will be pulled from the graduation line and will not be allowed to walk.
DISTRIBUTION OF CAPS AND GOWNS
Caps and gowns will be distributed on Wednesday, May 3rd after practice. NO CAPS AND GOWNS WILL BE ISSUED at practice at Southeastern – you must return to school and pick up by Friday, May 5th before 2:30pm.
PROCEDURE FOR GRADUATION CEREMONY
a). All graduating seniors should arrive at Southeastern by 12:30pm Your homeroom teacher will call roll at 1:30. This will be done in assigned areas in the corridors. This area is off limits to anyone other than graduates. DO NOT LEAVE ONCE YOU HAVE CHECKED IN.
*** DO NOT bring any valuables with you when you check in – THIS INCLUDES CELL PHONES, PURSES, AND CAMERAS.
b). Homeroom teachers’ names and location will be made available at graduation practice.
c). PROCESSIONAL will begin promptly at 2:00pm.
- The faculty will lead and graduates will follow.
- You are to march alphabetically as practiced.
- Senior stage members will proceed to the stage during the processional
- Stage seniors will leave the stage and join their classmates before the presentation of diplomas.
- Once the procession begins, there will be no admittance onto the floor.
d). RECESSIONAL – You will proceed to your homeroom area to sign for and receive your diploma.
e). As our future leaders and role models, you are expected to conduct yourselves in an exemplary manner.
REMEMBER, ALL EYES WILL BE ON YOU.
f). Commencement is the most widely attended function at a school. Your behavior will reflect on the entire class. Please refrain from LAUGHING, TALKING, AND CHEWING GUM DURING THE CEREMONY.
g). HANGING OF BANNERS IS NOT ALLOWED BY SOUTHEASTERN LA UNIVERSITY. THE USE OF AIR HORNS OR OTHER NOISE MAKERS IS ALSO PROHIBITED.
**Anyone that appears to be under the influence of alcoholic beverages or drugs will not be allowed to participate.
RECEIVING DIPLOMA AFTER GRADUATION
After graduation, please immediately return to your homeroom teacher to sign for and receive your diploma. You may keep your cap and gown. Do not leave area without signing for your diploma.
The Academic Awards Ceremony is scheduled for Tuesday, May 2nd at 6:00pm in the Gym. Any senior receiving an award is encouraged to attend.
FINAL TRANSCRIPT REQUESTS: You must complete the information of the Future Plans Form regarding your final transcript and return to Mrs. Canas in Guidance. Your final transcript will be mailed during the second week of June to the university/college you have specified, provided the LOSFA form has been submitted to Guidance.
SCHOLARSHIPS: If you have been awarded a scholarship, bring the letter to Mrs. Canas in Guidance as soon as possible so that it may be added to the class total.
MILITARY ENLISTMENTS: If you have enlisted in a branch of the US Military, we want to recognize you at the ceremony. Please submit a Form 4 to Mrs. Frederick as verification.
REMINDER: COMPLETION OF THE FAFSA FORM IS A GRADUATION REQUIREMENT
DEBTS ARE TO BE CLEARED NO LATER THAN 1:00pm ON WEDNESDAY, May 3rd. Report to the front office to clear all debts. This includes library books and/or fines, parking fines, ID fines, uniforms, textbooks, fund-raising money, testing fees, etc. YOU MUST HAND IN YOUR TEXTBOOK BEFORE THE EXAM (EXCEPTION: AP TEXTS) OR PAY THE FULL PRICE OF THE BOOK IF YOU HAVE LOST IT.
Honor Graduates are those students who have earned a 3.5 GPA or higher. A final list of Honor Graduates will be posted at Graduation Practice on May 3rd.
PICTURES AND VIDEOS
PICTURES: A professional photographer will be on hand to take pictures of graduates receiving their diploma. If you are interested in ordering pictures, packets will be distributed and must be returned by the final graduation practice on Thursday, May 4th.
VIDEO OF THE GRADUATION CEREMONY: Channel 13, the St. Tammany Parish Public School System public television station will video the ceremony and live stream it via YouTube. NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED ON THE FLOOR TO TAKE PICTURES OR VIDEO DURING THE CEREMONY OR IN CORRIDOR AREA WHERE GRADUATES LINE UP BEFORE OR AFTER THE CEREMONY.
Yearbook Orders / Senior Ads
Hi Titan Parents,
The Silver Lining yearbook staff wanted to inform everyone that the yearbook that is being sold only through the online store. There is still time to get a yearbook or to order a Senior Ad. Go to www.yearbookordercenter.com and type in code 16129. If there are any questions please email Mrs. Waldrop (Jessica.Waldrop@stpsb.org).
Action Youth and Community Resources Opportunities
Details: Visit actionycr.org for more information about the opportunities listed below.
PA Camp - June & July
This overnight leadership retreat, held every summer for the last 40 years, is perfect for any of your school leaders. Sessions are offered for grade 5-12 students. There are also camp staff employment opportunities for faculty and counselors.
Action Academy - February 25 at Fontainebleau High from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Action Academy is a 6 hour leadership workshop geared specifically for high school students. This is an opportunity to give your student leaders a quick burst of leadership training that can be used immediately in schools. Students can attend the main session, or one can be set up at your school.
PA (Positive Attitude) Day - February 18 at Fontainebleau High from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Similar to Action Academy, this 6 hour leadership workshop, designed for junior high school students, is hosted on Saturdays during the spring semester. You can send students to the main session or set up one specifically for you to be held at your school.
PA Day Jr. - March 4 at Magnolia Trace Elementary from 10 a.m. - Noon
This 2 hour leadership workshop, designed for elementary and middle school students, is hosted on Saturdays during the spring semester. This is an opportunity to give young leaders their first glimpse into a world of service and leadership. PA Day Jr. events can be scheduled for individual schools or combined with another elementary school.
The Action Troupe
This youth group is for junior high and high school students. Each month, they participate in a meeting, a community service event, a community outreach event, and a social event. It’s an opportunity for ongoing leadership training throughout the year and to be a part of something where students can learn how to be a positive influence in their community. In addition, they will be trained in the dangers of drugs and underage drinking.
Vaping and Beyond - Fontainebleau High Library, next sessions: 1/31, 2/7 & 2/13
Vaping and Beyond is designed to be used as a lesser punishment for those students on your campus who have been caught vaping or with vaping materials. You simply have to provide them the opportunity and direct them to this website. Once students pass the class, a certificate will be provided.
Dinner and Conversation - February 6 at Fontainebleau High from 6 - 7:30 p.m.
A new program mainly for adults but includes some students. Once a month, there is a get together to discuss important social issues affecting the community. Dinner and Conversation includes some food and talking and searching for ways to build bridges where bridges need building. If you wish to join, email Jeff Polito at firstname.lastname@example.org
Freshman Class: Ms. Gomez
Sophomore Class: Mrs. Gerace
Junior Class: Mrs. Mecom & Mrs. Waldrop
Senior Class: Mrs. Frederick & Mrs. Alvarez
PROM 2023 Info
Sponsors: Mrs. Mecom, Mrs. Waldrop
February 6th > Guest passes available
March 6th > Guest passes due
March 8th - 10th > Purchase tickets, favors, and vote for Prom King and Queen outside of the cafeteria during both lunches
March 11th > PROM 2023! 8-11pm @ Fleur de Lis Center (lock-in 9-10:30pm)
Prom Tickets are $35 each
Sold March 8th - 10th at both lunches ONLY
NO tickets will be sold at the door
Students must be off the owe list to purchase tickets!!!
Only JUNIORS and SENIORS may purchase tickets
Sophomores may attend Prom as the date of a LHS Junior or Senior
Freshmen are NOT allowed to attend Prom
Formal attire is required (see below for details)
Bring LHS ID, ticket(s), and guest passes, if applicable, to the Prom.
DRESS CODE DETAILS
Males: Tuxedo and DRESS shoes. No jeans, tennis shoes, caps, or sunglasses.
Females: Formal, full-length dresses– slits in dresses/skirts can be no higher than 5 inches above the knee. NO excessive cleavage or plunging necklines or excessively exposed backs. Back of dress must be no lower than natural waistline. NO exposed midriffs. Spaghetti straps and strapless dresses are acceptable, but must fit the chest area securely and meet all other dress code criteria concerning slits, midriffs, fronts and backs.
LHS students bringing guests that do not attend LHS are required to let them know what the dress code is and that it will be applied.
Clubs & Extracurricular Activities
Student Council: Mrs. Moroney
Art Club: Mrs. Gerace
Book Club: Mrs. Drewes
Environmental Club: Mrs. Abram
FFA: Mrs. Lee
Team Titans (PBIS): Mr. Sheps
Save Promise Club: Mrs. Regina
FCA: Ms. Treigle
NHS: Mrs. Kent and Mrs. Alvarez
Mu Alpha Theta: Ms. Treigle
GSA: Mrs. Yancey
Youth and Government: Mrs. Gerald
Rock and Pop Ensemble: Mr. Delcambre
Titan Buddies: Ms. Leggett
Meditation Club: Mrs. Picou