• A Message From Mrs. Stroud:  


     I am Rachael Stroud and I am honored to be your principal at Plantation Park Elementary. I began my career in education at Airline High School where I spent 7 years. I then went on to teach 4thgrade at Benton Elementary, 5thgrade at Legacy and Kingston, and then I became the RTI Coach at


    Kingston. I was the assistant principal at Bossier Elementary for 4 years. It is my pleasure to step into this role and become a part of the Plantation Park family.  


    Each person in my family is a proud product of the Bossier Parish School System. My husband and I both graduated from Benton High School. Our oldest daughter, Madison, graduated from Benton High and is now working on a business degree. Our youngest      daughter, Kaleigh, also graduated from Benton High and is now attending college at Louisiana Tech. 


    I look forward to serving the students, staff, and families of Plantation Park. My purpose is to foster a creative and collaborative learning environment that demonstrates and supports the vision and mission of Plantation Park. It is my goal to instill a passion in all teachers to reach all students. My hope is to inspire each student with the ability to attain a strong academic foundation and character while becoming leaders of their own education. I am thankful for the strong partnership with PPE and the community and intend to continue that positive relationship. I look forward to working alongside each of you. I believe that PPE is the place to “B”!        


    Please do not hesitate to reach out to me if you need anything.

     "Every Student Matters, Every Moment Counts!"


    Thank you, 


  • Assignment Books/Homework Notices:

    Teachers in the lower grades send home weekly notices of homework assignments. Students in grades three through five are provided assignment notebooks in which they write their daily homework assignments.

    Weekly Folders:

    Teachers send home weekly folders with graded work samples, behavior ratings, and Accelerated Reader information.

    Progress Notes:

    Progress notes that specify student grades are sent home at the midpoint of each nine weeks.

    Report Cards:

    Report cards are sent home at the end of each nine weeks.

    Conferences with Teachers:

    Each teacher conducts at least one conference with each student’s parent during the first nine weeks. Other conferences are held throughout the year as needed.

    Phone Calls:

    Each classroom is equipped with a telephone so that parents can leave messages for teachers during class time and teachers can easily return calls or make needed contacts during their planning periods.

    Pupil Progression Plan Letters:

    Letters are sent to parents as specified in the parish Pupil Progression Plan to notify them when their child/children are at risk for possible retention or for failing the LEAP test.

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