News

JPPSS Millage Renewal: Your Vote is Important on December 10

Three JPPSS Teachers Named Statewide Technology Educators of the Year

A trio of educators from the Jefferson Parish Public School System have earned statewide recognition for their use of classroom technology. The Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators announced its 2016 Educators of the Year. Bissonet Plaza Elementary Media Specialist and Technology Coordinator Christine Smith Dauterive is the Region 1 Leader of the Year. Patrick F. Taylor […]

STEM Professionals Mentor Johnson Gretna Park Elementary Students at Tulane Workshop

Students from Johnson Gretna Park Elementary participated in the inaugural event of a Tulane University program aimed at introducing young people to careers in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). Tulane University’s BATS (Boys at Tulane) Program provides fifth through seventh grade boys with the opportunity to meet and work with both male […]

Chateau Estates, Estelle Elementary Named JPPSS November Campuses of the Month

Congratulations to the staff members at Chateau Estates School and Estelle Elementary for being recognized as November 2016 JPPSS Campus of the Month. Chateau Estates School won the honor for the Eastbank. Estelle Elementary was honored for the Westbank. Each month a committee of five will select an Eastbank and Westbank school and showcase a selected campus based […]

Chevron, Second Harvest Sponsor 1st School Food Pantry in JPPSS

Second Harvest Food Bank and Chevron celebrated the opening of a new school pantry at Terrytown Elementary, the first in the Jefferson Parish Public School System. Superintendent Isaac G. Joseph joined school leaders and other dignitaries for a ribbon cutting ceremony. Click on the video above or the photos below to see more from this […]

JPPSS Students, Teachers Already Benefiting from Professional Learning Communities

Teachers across the Jefferson Parish Public School System are already seeing positive results from the district’s renewed emphasis on Professional Learning Communities. Students benefit by having a team of teachers working to help them succeed. Teachers benefit through collaboration with their peers on what methods work best (and which don’t) in the classroom. JPPSS held the […]

Boudreaux Elementary Students Practice with Pelicans for Jr. NBA Week

The New Orleans Pelicans hosted students and teachers from Geraldine Boudreaux Elementary as part of Jr. NBA Week. Click here for a short video about the event from the New Orleans Pelicans Students watched one of the Pelicans’ final practices before they open the regular season at home against the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday, October […]

Airline Park Academy Teams with Local Artist for Ogden Museum Exhibit

At the heart of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s mission is educating the public in the visual arts and culture of the American South. Since 2001, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s residency program, Artist and Sense of Place, has paired professional artists with local schools to explore the history, practices, and identity of […]

Audubon Elementary Students Receive Gift of Language

On September 22, school board member Sandy Denapolis-Bosarge, accompanied by fellow members of the River Region Republican Women organization, visited with third graders from Audubon Elementary. Their purpose was to place a dictionary in the hands of every child. The third grade students were the definition of excited! The goal of The Dictionary Project is […]

Haynes Academy’s Jeremy Lampo Receives Yale Educator Award

Veteran Jefferson Parish Public School System teacher Jeremy Lampo was honored by one of the nation’s elite universities recently. The Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies teacher has been recognized as a recipient of the 2016 Yale Educator Award by the Yale Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Lampo was nominated for the award by his former student who is […]