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. Candies!

    Welcome to Civics class. I am so excited to have you here! This is my 5th 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!)


    This semester Ms. LeBlanc, a student teacher from Nicholls State University, will be joining us! She is also a veteran of the St. Charles Parish School system. Below is some info about Ms. LeBlanc:

    I am Ms. LeBlanc! I am Ms. Candies’ student teacher this semester and I am super excited to start my career off here at Destrehan High School! I am a senior at Nicholls State University and will graduate in May. I am looking forward to an awesome semester!

    About Me

    -Studying Secondary Education with a concentration in Social Studies at Nicholls State University

    -St. Charles Parish Raised

    -Hahnville Graduate

    -Lover of sports, animals, and traveling




    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 Spring 2021:

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    2nd Period Garnet - a47642l

    3rd Period Garnet - cxrpwr6


    1st Period Grey - 535gxz6

    2nd Period Grey - qwupq7d

    3rd Period Grey - w77iad4


  • 1st Period - Civics

    2nd Period - Civics

    3rd Period - Civics

    4th Period - Prep Period