Tensas Parish School Board
512 Plank Road
St. Joseph, LA 71366
Parents: Does your child need to speak with a counselor? Is he or she feeling depressed or overly emotional during these trying times? Send a message now to be contacted by a counselor.
Please visit the links below to find some activities intended for your child to complete during this school closure.
Be Well and Stay Safe!
Louisiana Public Broadcasting is providing the citizens of Louisiana with critical emergency information and resources during this uncertain time.
Click here to view a list of all of LPB's Covid Resources that you might find helpful.
Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB) is airing educational programming daily from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
· Shows target 6th through 12th grade students and focus on building students’ knowledge of the world in history and science.
· This week’s programs include the series Louisiana, A History and Sinking Cities.
· Next week’s programs include 8 Days to the Moon and Back and a Nova series called The Planets.
Visit https://www.lpb.org/education/home/at-home-learning for more information.
The Department has partnered with Noggin, Nickelodeon's learning service for children age 2 and above, to offer a free, three-month subscription to families. The app is loaded with read-aloud e-books, learning games, songs, and other engaging content. It also provides ideas for off-screen family activities, and it provides special content to help young children cope during this time.
For more information and to start your free, three-month subscription visit Noggin Cares.
In support of children, parents and educators across the nation who are learning at home due to COVID-19, Frog Street is launching the Frog Street for Young Learners program today for children ages 3-5!
Free Online activities supporting Literacy, Math, Social-Emotional Learning, Physical Development and cross-domain learning will be released daily.
Go to https://parents.frogstreet.com/ to get started.
The ACT has been moved to June 13th. To help your students score college ready, we will be hosting a free virtual ACT Boot Camp miniseries led by one of our top instructors.
In this 5-part series, students will learn tips and tricks to boost their ACT scores—right from their homes. A phone dial-in option is also provided.
How It Works:
Students and educators can register for free for any mini boot camp they would like to attend by clicking the links provided below. Each event runs 45 minutes.
Mon 4/6 11:00-11:45 - Get Started
Tue 4/7 11:00-11:45 - Get Started
Wed 4/8 3:30-4:15 - Get Started
Thu 4/9 11:00-11:45 - Get Started
Fri 4/10 3:30-4:15 - Get Started
*Please note that max capacity at each event is 500. Registrations provided first come, first served. If we exceed capacity on an event, we will provide an additional date.
As we continue to navigate the Covid-19 or Coronavirus situations, we strive to provide resources to help while your child is at home. Below you will find several websites that you may visit for online learning opportunities. We also would like to thank the parishes below for sharing with us during this uncertain time. We are Louisiana Strong!
St. Charles Parish
St. Tammany Parish
Click HERE for additional links.
Welcome to the Tensas Parish School Board website. I hope you find the website to be very helpful and useful. This website is constantly changing and evolving, so please check back on a regular basis. It is meant to serve you and we welcome your suggestions for its improvement. Although, we are one of the state’s smallest school systems we are working very hard to provide our students with a quality education, and value your input, so please feel free to contact me via the email address below should you have any comments, suggestions, or questions.
On behalf of our school board and school system employees, I wish you a great school year and want you to know that
“We are here to make good things happen for other people.”
Paul E. Nelson, Ph.D., Superintendent
If you suspect a child is being harmed, reporting your suspicions
may protect the child and get help for the family.
Visit the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services website.
To Call and Report Child Abuse or Neglect Dial 1-855-4LA-KIDS (1-855-452-5437) toll free 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
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