JPPSS Names Elementary, Middle, and High School Principals of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) named its district winners for the Louisiana Department of Education’s 2017 Principal of the Year. Bridgedale Elementary’s Benjamin Moscona, Estelle School’s Alisha Gilbert, and Helen Cox High’s Mark Perry each received this prestigious honor. The three JPPSS educators are now eligible to become 2017 Louisiana Principal of the Year. Click […]

Former St. Ville Student Helps Bring Holiday Cheer to Her Old School

The spirit of the holiday season visited St. Ville Elementary recently, but it didn’t make the trip via reindeer and sleigh. It came in the form of a U-Haul truck and some very special visitors. “When she came with a U-Haul truck I was like ‘oh my goodness,’” said a very grateful St. Ville Elementary Principal Terrah […]

Audubon Elementary Students Receive Gift of Reading from Local Organization

Volunteers from a local organization played the roles of Santa and guest educators this week at Audubon Elementary. Employees from KPMG, an audit and tax advisory firm, visited the school to give students books and take them through a few book-related activities. “It’s really great that right before the holiday the kids got these special books,” said […]

JPPSS Awards District’s Top Young i-Ready Achievers

i-Ready is an online reading and math program used by elementary and middle school students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System. JPPSS conducted a Fall i-Ready Contest to recognize our district’s top performers in each grade level. Here are some pictures of the winners, who got surprise visits by staff who dropped off prize packs […]

Cherbonnier-Rillieux Elementary Rallies Around Healthy Student Choices

The students at Cherbonnier-Rillieux Elementary held a festive rally to celebrate the school’s focus on remaining a drug free zone. Watch the video above or click through the gallery below to see the special cheers each grade level brought to a fun-filled afternoon.

JPPSS Students Explore Google’s Latest Virtual Reality Program

The sights at Schneckenburger Elementary would’ve made any teacher smile. Students literally “oohing” and “ahhing” as new topics were introduced….Every young person engaged in the lesson at hand…And as class time ended, there were calls for “more.” These were just some of the reactions when the Google Expeditions Pioneer Program visited schools in the Jefferson Parish Public School […]

A Day in Pictures: Ehret Visits Superdome for Class 5A Championship

The Ehret High School football team celebrated the thirtieth year since its last trip to the state title game with a return trip to the LHSAA Class 5A state championship. The Patriots played head-to-head with Mandeville for much of the game before eventually losing to a very talented team. Ehret still has plenty to be […]

Haynes Academy Ices the Competition, Earns Sucre Party & School “Dough”

Sitting on one end of the Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies field were tables of perfectly decorated Sucre cupcakes. About 75 yards away, Haynes Academy students were gathering for their much anticipated reward. The gates opened. What was once nearly 1,000 sweet treats dwindled, as the crowd of smiling middle and high school students grew. “Everybody’s been working […]

Community, Civic Leaders Celebrate Success at St. Ville Elementary

School and community leaders celebrated the reopening of St. Ville Elementary recently during the school’s inaugural “Parade for Success.” The event served to build on the relationship between the historic elementary school, community leaders, and residents of “Old Harvey.” Held on December 5, the morning began with a program in the school’s auditorium. Some of the […]

Ehret High Playing for Class 5A Crown on December 12 at the Superdome

John Ehret High will celebrate the thirtieth year since its last state title with a chance to repeat history. The Patriots defeated Mandeville High 7-6 Friday night in the LHSAA Class 5A state semi-finals. Ehret plays Zachary in the Class 5A championship game on Saturday, December 12 at 7 p.m. in the Mercedez-Benz Superdome. Ehret (12-2) is seeded […]