Phone: 9857649946


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Social Studies Education Southeastern University Minor in History Southeastern University Associates Degree in the Fine Arts Jones County Junior College (Mississippi) Louisiana State Certified Social Studies Teacher

Ms. Lauren Candies

Welcome to my class! This is my fifth year teaching at DHS, and my fourth year as an Assistant Softball Coach. I am looking forward to another awesome year for the wildcats. I will be teaching Civics to 9th grade. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me via email (it's the fastest way to reach me). My supply list and parent letter are available through this web page.

Let's geaux wildcats!!! 





  • I am Ms. Matherne!

    Welcome to Civics class. I am so excited to have you here! This is my 6th year at DHS. I student taught here in 2015, and never left. I love being a Wildcat, and wouldn’t want to teach anywhere else!

    A Little About Your Teacher

    • Born and raised in St. Charles Parish
    • Bachelor’s degree in Education from Southeastern
    • Dog lover (I have two)
    • Music lover of all kinds (my hobby is going to concerts and festivals)
    • College athlete (I have played softball my whole life)
    • I have wanted to be a teacher since I was 15! (I was a freshman!)

    Quick Notes About Our Class…

    • All assignments are either printed and handed out, or on Google classroom
    • Each student will need a 1 to 2-inch binder with something to write with EVERYDAY
    • Grades are updated weekly (check PS regularly)
    • No homework (unless work not finished in class)
    • All make up tests are to be done in TLC (opened Tuesday – Thursday every week)
    • All absent, missing, or late work must be turned in at the end of each quarter
    • Any missing tests from first 2 quarters of semester must be done by mid-terms, any test missing from second two quarters are due by finals
    • IF there are any problems, I will first send an email, if it needs more than an email, I will call home (rarely happens!)



    Phone: 985.764.9946

    The best way to contact me is email. I am faster with answering that way. Please contact me any time, even if it is to just check in. 


    Google Classroom Codes Fall 2021:

    1st Period Garnet - xz4kedz

    2nd Period Garnet - fzpsryl

    3rd Period Garnet - skir2sh




  • 1st Period - Civics

    2nd Period - Civics

    3rd Period - Civics

    4th Period - Prep Period