Livingston-Tangipahoa community photo gallery for Aug. 27, 2015 _lowres

Photo provided by Laura Jones Dunlap -- Kappa President Michelle Mincey, left, poses with guest speaker Joe Murphy, assistant superintendent of Livingston Parish Public Schools, at the Beta Lambda Chapter of Kappa Kappa Iota meeting on Aug. 20 in Denham Springs.

The Beta Lambda Chapter of Kappa Kappa Iota, a professional teachers organization, held its first meeting of the new school year at Big Mike’s restaurant in Denham Springs on Aug. 20.

The guest speaker was Joe Murphy, assistant superintendent of Livingston Parish Public Schools, who shared statistics for the district and reviewed the facilities updated over the summer and future projects.

Mayor Gerard Landry will be the guest speaker at the September meeting at Seventh Ward Elementary.