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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 […]

A Day in Pictures: A.C. Alexander Elementary

Spend “A Day in Pictures” at A.C. Alexander Elementary. Click on the photos below to cycle through larger images. You can view more photos of this school on its Flickr online photo album.

Teacher-Student Bond Enhances Classroom Libraries for Two JPPSS Schools

The relationship between teacher and student led to thousands of books being added to the libraries of two schools in the Jefferson Parish Public School System. Katy Graves is the current Superintendent of Schools for the Sag Harbor Union Free School District in New York. One of Graves’ former middle school students is current Theodore […]

Community Assist Helps Grace King High Develop a Green Culture

Along with being one of the school colors for Grace King High, green is commonly associated with environmental awareness and sustainability. Grace King students are now helping their campus “go green” after the school was awarded a grant to make recycling a common practice at the KINGdom. “We are so excited to have recycling at Grace King,” […]

Boudreaux Elementary Students Get Hands-On Lesson in Birds of Prey

Students from the gifted enrichment class at Geraldine Boudreaux Elementary had an opportunity to enhance their knowledge about owls during a recent study on birds of prey. The students engaged in a variety of activities that broadened their knowledge on owls. Student activities included reading and responding to a variety of literature on owl physiology, […]