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Ellender Memorial High School

Terrebonne Parish School District

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Clinics are for the students who turned in their paperwork in March. We are not accepting new applicants. Thank you!

Continued Learning

Hello, students & parents!

We hope you are doing well.  Our teachers have prepared lessons for students to continue the learning process.  These lessons are not mandatory and will not be graded or collected upon return to school.   These lessons are for students to continue the learning process.  While working through activities and resources, don’t hesitate to contact your child’s teacher via email for support or questions that may arise. The assignments will be updated every Monday by 9:00 a.m   We hope you’re enjoying the time at home while also making time to work through the activities provided.


Any problems with contacting teachers, please email


The EMHS Administration   

Employment Certificates for  Minors

In response to the current COVID-19 event, pursuant to La. R.S. 23:184.1 the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) will begin issuing sixty (60) day blanket Employment Certificates for employers desiring to employ minors in the State of Louisiana. Employment Certificates issued due to this event shall expire sixty (60) days from the date of issuance.   Upon expiration, employers will be required to obtain Employment Certificates as required pursuant to La. R.S. 23:181 et. seq.


Employers desiring to obtain an Employment Certificate pursuant to this memorandum must submit a completed and signed “Application to Employ Minors under 18” along with proof of age to  The application can be downloaded from the Louisiana Workforce Commission’s website or by copying and pasting the following web address into your web browser:  Incomplete applications will not be processed. Employers should allow three (3) days for processing.


When the application has been approved, the employer will be notified via email from the LWC Office of Workforce Development. The names of those minors who are approved to work pursuant to the Employment Certificate will also be attached to the email. As indicated, blanket Employment Certificates are effective for a maximum of sixty (60) days.  Blanket Employment Certificates are not transferable. Certificates are required to be kept at the minor’s work location.


Any questions or concerns regarding this memorandum should be directed to

Activities Calendar

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!

We were so proud to celebrate our amazing guidance counselors last week for National Counselors Week. We appreciate all of their hard work and dedication to our students and staff!

Counselors week

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We are so proud to announce junior Rachel Lopez won the Mu Alpha Theta award, the NASA Earth System project, the US Air Force award and 1st place in the senior division for her Science Fair project on ad astra. Rachel will move on to represent Ellender at the state level at LSU this spring! 

Rachel Lopez

We would like to congratulate six of our teachers for being recognized by the District for outstanding VAM scores! VAM scores, Value Added Measure, is an instrument that measures student growth.

Mrs. Kacie Olden-Woods
Mrs. Cally Trosclair
Mr. Corey Bourg
Miss Rachel Seitz
Mr. John Rhodes
Mr. Cornell Scott

VAM teachers


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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.