Abney readers participate in Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy program: South Slidell
Abney Elementary School students are participating in the Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy (SRCL) program. This program provides a comprehensive approach to improving literacy outcomes for children, birth through grade 12. The Slidell “literacy line” includes the East St. Tammany Rainbow Child Care Center, Early Head Start, Head Start, Abney Early Childhood Center, Abney Elementary, St. Tammany Junior High, and Salmen High School.
Westchester Estates Garden Club members decorate their tree for the Slidell Christmas under the Stars celebration. They are, from left, Penny Crawford, Ethel Zansler, Ginger Meyer, Rosemary Kuhn, Catherine Shinn, Alice Green and Yvon Molinary.
Abney also recently held it annual Christmas concert featuring the school band, chorus and dance teams. The groups performed to a packed house at the annual event.
Westchester Estates Garden Club members have selected the home of Lisa Ladner, 3819 Oxford Drive, for December Garden of the Month honors.
Club members held their annual Christmas party and gift exchange recently at the home of club member Penny Crawford. Alice Green served as co-hostess. At the party, the members exchanged gifts and enjoyed a delicious meal followed by a variety of desserts.
Members also recently decorated a tree for the annual Christmas under the Stars celebration in Slidell. Participating in this effort were Penny Crawford, Ethel Zansler, Ginger Meyer, Rosemary Kuhn, Catherine Shinn, Alice Green and Yvon Molinary.
The next HOA meeting will be Jan. 15 at 6:45 p.m. in the Slidell City Hall meeting room. All residents are invited and encouraged to attend. Yearly dues are $10 per household and can be paid at the meeting. The association has a new e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org, and it allso can be followed on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Greater-Palm-Lake-Homeowners-Association.
The next meeting for the WWAM Homeowners Association will be Jan. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Abney Elementary Cafeteria. All residents of Windsor Place, Westchester Estates, Abney Estates and Magnolia Heights are invited and encouraged to attend.
The First Baptist Christian School Library Club recently took a trip to North Shore Square mall to purchase Christmas gifts for a needy child. Each member donated money to purchase gifts for a child from the First Baptist Church Giving Tree project. After purchasing the gifts, members were able to purchase Christmas gifts for friends and family members.
Cindy Boudreau lives in the Pinecrest Subdivision. She may be reached at 985.649.6807 or 985.640.3985 or at email@example.com.