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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, […]

Industry Professionals Offer Advice, Insight to Cuillier Career Center Students

Students at Cuillier Career Center met with professionals from a wide range of fields recently during the school’s Career Awareness Day. Experts spoke to the students about careers in dental, health care, cosmetology and barbering, communications, automotive, and industrial and construction. Click through the photo gallery below, which was provided by Cuillier graphic arts students […]

Gretna No. 2 Academy Entertains Veterans with “A Tribute to the USO”

Students at Gretna No. 2 Academy entertained troops past and present on Veterans Day. “A Tribute to the USO” featured musical numbers from the 40’s, 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s. The veterans in attendance visited classrooms after the production to share their experiences with students. Watch the program in its entirety above or click through the […]

NBA Star Donates School Supplies to Every Student at Gretna Middle

An NBA star enjoyed an eventful homecoming to the Jefferson Parish Public School System recently. Orlando Magic point guard Elfrid Payton returned to Gretna Middle to surprise every student with school supplies. Watch this JPS-TV production to hear from this former NBA lottery pick about his return and see what special surprise students and staff […]