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Ellender Memorial High School

Terrebonne Parish School District

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Student Spotlight

Congratulations to Leah Strange for being named the Terrebonne Outstanding Scholar for the month of February. Click on the picture below to view her interview.

Congratulations to our Teenagers of the Year for 2021

Anaya Whitney, Charleston Rainey, Leah Strange and Vanessa Valadez

     Student of the Year

Vanessa Valadez is the 2021 EMHS Student of the Year. Great job Vanessa!

Check out this great article on our very own Dionjahe (DT) Thomas! Click on the picture below to read the article.

Congratulations to Tyshaun Hester for signing  a Football Scholarship with Nicholls State!  Great job!

Junior- O'ryan James was offered a football scholarship to Nicholls State University. Way to go O'Ryan!

We are so proud of all of our hard working students here at Ellender that we had to celebrate their successes! Click on the link below to see our Academic Celebrities!


2021-2022 Scheduling Guide
2021-2022 Scheduling Guide

Our students enjoyed their treats for great LEAP Scores- some students had popsicles and candy, others nachos and chili Fritos, and some were rewarded with pizza and a movie! Congratulations guys! You rock!

Attention Juniors and Seniors: pictures that were ordered at Graduation and Ring Ceremony are available for pickup in the front office. 

Super big congratulations to Ms. Tara Williams for being named Support Person of the Year! We love you Ms. Tara!

Upcoming End of the Year Events:

Athletic Awards @6th and 7th  

Monday, June 7, 2021


Academic Awards @6th and 7TH

Thursday, June 3, 2021


Advanced Club Incentive @6th and 7th hour

Friday, June 4, 2021


Basic Club Incentive @ recess

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

All 9th-11th graders,  please click on the button below to take the TCT survey.

Click on the picture below to view the video interview of Ellender's Teenagers of the Year along with their inspirational teachers.

Congratulations to Mr. Darrell Dillard and Ms. Naomi Riche for being named Terrebonne Parish Principal of the Year and EMHS Teacher of the Year. We are so proud of you both. Great job!

The district has released the following information in regards to making up missed school days due to Hurricane Zeta:

  • We will make up days as follows:
    • January 19th (Tuesday after MLK Day) will be a school day (Make-up #1).
    • Beginning Monday, November 16th, we will extend the school day (bell schedule) by 3 minutes until Wednesday, June 9th (day before students' last day of school).  (Make-up #2)
  • The plan for the additional  3 minutes is to have every classroom review, expose and discuss standardize test items.
  • The test items will include items for Leap, ACT, and Work keys

Virtual Open House

Want to meet your child's teachers? Click on the picture below to visit our Virtual Open House.

Employment Certificates for minors

Work Permits can now be obtained at school. A parent or guardian must sign the Intent to Employ Form and the employer must fill it out completely before a Work Permit can be issued. Please see someone in either Guidance or the Front Office for your work permit.

VIrtual Orientation Presentation

                      Click on the above image to view our 2020 Virtual Orientation!
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Faculty Spotlight

Congratulations to Ms. Melanie Mills for receiving an $8,333 TFAE grant sponsored by Chevron. This money will be used to buy more technologically advanced measuring equipment such as digital balances for each lab, UV goggle sanitizers,  and hot plates in order to increase safety during hands-on activities.  Biology classes will also be receiving a new articulating skeleton and USB microscopes that will connect to teacher laptops. Thanks for all you do for Ellender Ms. Mills!

Our EMHS principal, Mr. Darrell Dillard was awarded as the Terrebonne Parish Principal of the Year. Great job Mr. Dillard!

Congratulations to Ms. Naomi Riche our 2021 Teacher of the year! Ms. Riche is a Special Ed. teacher and a long time member of the EMHS faculty. We love you Ms. Riche!

Congratulations to Ms. Janie Voisin for being a 2020-2021 TFAE Grant Recipient. Ms. Voisin was chosen to receive  the TFAE Covid-19 grant for Girls PE, and was able to use the money to buy new PE equipment. Thank you Ms. Voisin for always looking for ways to give the best to the students at Ellender Memorial High!

We are so proud of our very talented art teacher, Mr. Mike Slage, for being the poster artist for the Rougarou Fest this year! Great job, Mr. Slage! We are so lucky to have you as part of our Patriot Nation!

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About Us

School's Vision

EMHS where education and relationships fostered between all stakeholders lead to graduation and prepare students for a successful career or college experience. 

School's Mission 

The mission of the faculty, students, parents, and community of Allen J. Ellender Memorial High School is to engage, educate, and empower every student every day. Teachers will engage every student through effective instruction, educate every student using rigorous practices aligned to Louisiana standards, and empower every student to read, write, listen, present, and think critically in all classes every day.