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Three JP Schools Students Win Corporate-Sponsored National Merit Scholarships

Three Jefferson Parish Schools students were among the honorees today when the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) released the names of the first group of winners in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Haynes Academy seniors Julia Vedros and Luke Vedros and Patrick F. Taylor Academy senior Macy Laurent are corporate-sponsored National Merit Scholarship […]

Haynes Academy Senior Awarded National Honor Society Scholarship

The National Honor Society (NHS) announced that Manal Malik, a senior at Haynes Academy and member of the NHS, has been selected as an NHS Scholarship semifinalist. Malik was chosen from more than 11,000 applicants and will receive a $3,200 scholarship toward higher education. For nearly 100 years, NHS members have been making a difference […]

Celebrating Academic Success with “A” Lunch of Champions April 16 & 17

Jefferson Parish Schools will honor some of its highest performing students during the Superintendent’s “A” Lunch of Champions April 16 and 17 at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner. Both lunches will begin at 12:30 p.m. and end approximately at 2:30 p.m. Over 2,000 students will be honored at the annual event. Formerly a breakfast event […]

Rau for Art Foundation Awards Scholarships to Three JP Schools Students

Jefferson Parish Schools comprised more than half of the finalists and all of the winners in the annual Rau for Art Foundation’s scholarship competition. Riverdale High 11th grade student Kathy Nguyen took the top spot and earned a $7,500 scholarship. Fisher High 12th grade student Skylar Fazende won second place and earned a $3,000 scholarship. […]

Bureau of Governmental Research Supports May 4 JP Schools Educator Pay Raise Millage

The Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) has come out in support of Jefferson Parish Schools’ educator pay raise millage. “The Jefferson Parish Public School System has returned to voters with a more well developed pay raise proposal than the one voters rejected in 2017,” read the BGR position in favor of the millage. “Revenue from […]

JP Schools Makes Final Round of Principal Appointments for 2019-20

Jefferson Parish Schools has announced eight new principal appointments for the 2019-20 school year. This is the final round of principal appointments for next school year. Click here to view the first round of 2019-20 principal appointments Click here to view the second round of 2019-20 principal appointments Click here to view the full list […]

JP Schools Finalizes Principals for 2019-20 School Year

Jefferson Parish Schools has finalized its principal appointments for the 2019-20 school year. The full list of principals can be viewed below. The district made three rounds of principal appointments to fill vacancies at its schools. JP Schools leadership made principal appointments earlier than in previous years. It was a strategic decision aimed at laying […]

Pre-K Applications for the 2019-20 School Year are Open

Applications for the 2019-2020 school year can be submitted online at www.jeffersonchild.com beginning April 4. Families needing face-to-face assistance to submit an online application or to upload documents can come to any of the following locations: Application Support Locations:  DATE TIME LOCATION April 10 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Woodmere Community Center 4026 Post Drive, Harvey, LA […]

High School Graduations Start May 11 for Class of 2019

The Jefferson Parish Schools 2019 high school graduation schedule begins on Saturday, May 11 and concludes Monday, May 20. A total of 13 JP high schools will hold graduation ceremonies. Four graduations will be held at the Alario Center and eight will be held at the Pontchartrain Center. Grand Isle School will hold its graduation […]

Six JP Schools Students Named Finalists for Rau for Art Scholarship

The Rau for Art Foundation recently announced the finalists for its annual scholarship competition, and JP Schools is well represented. Of this year’s 10 Rau for Art Scholarship Competition Finalists, six are from JP Schools. Four students from Riverdale High and two from Fisher Middle-High have been named finalists in this annual event that’s open to high school students across the region. […]