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Haynes Academy Graduate Among Exclusive Group of Female Scientists

  Haynes Academy Class of 2018 graduate Nameera Islam is one of just seven students named a 2018 Emmy Noether Scholar by the Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation. Emmy Noether Scholars are a network of young female scientists from Louisiana and Mississippi who will continue to grow over the years to provide network and […]

Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Weekly Update: May 25

This is the sixth in a weekly series updating the public on the progress of Dr. Cade Brumley’s 100-day entry plan. To view his complete plan, click here. To view a table outlining his progress to date, click here. Dr. Brumley has celebrated graduation with just about every member of the JPPSS class of 2018. Eight of […]

U.S. Air Force Awards Highest Honor to Riverdale High JROTC

How did Lt. Col. Jerry Brumfield feel when his Riverdale High JROTC unit won the Air Force’s highest level of distinction? “Relieved,” said Lt. Col. Brumfield. That happens when standards are as high as they are for the RHS cadets. Riverdale High is one of 125 units nationwide to receive the 2017-18 Air Force JROTC […]

Haynes Academy Valedictorian Named U.S. Presidential Scholars Semifinalist

Diensen Xing has yet another accolade to add to his list of accomplishments. The recent Haynes Academy graduate is one of 630 semifinalists for the U.S. Presidential Scholars program. Semifinalists were selected from nearly 5,300 high school seniors across the nation. Xing is the current Haynes Academy Student of the Year and valedictorian for the […]

Watch the Dedication Ceremony for Ray St. Pierre Academy

The Jefferson Parish School Board voted to rename Marrero Academy to Ray St. Pierre Academy following the passing of the longtime educator and board member. A dedication ceremony was held for the newly named Ray St. Pierre Academy for Advanced Studies on May 8, 2018.

‘Senior Walk’ Inspires Next Generation of High School Students

A select group of Grace King High seniors donned their cap and gown a week early for a special event. The ‘Senior Walk’ is meant to leave an impression on Meisler Middle and Adams Middle students who will soon begin high school.

Johnson Gretna Park Elementary Builds Relationships, Repairs Conflicts Through Restorative Approaches

Shirley Johnson Gretna Park Elementary Principal Michelle Montagnino calls restorative approaches a “beautiful addition” to her school. This alternative approach to school discipline has caused a marked decrease in the number of student issues. See how this program is impacting this International Baccalaureate candidacy school and the many other campuses that use it in JPPSS.

Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Weekly Update: May 18

This is the fifth in a weekly series updating the public on the progress of Dr. Cade Brumley’s 100-day entry plan. To view his complete plan, click here. To view a table outlining his progress to date, click here. Dr. Brumley passed the 50-day mark this week in his 100-day plan. This week included a number of […]

JPPSS 2018 Regular Summer School Information

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) will offer Summer School for credit recovery, removal of deficiencies or new credit for students presently enrolled in grades 8-12. All course work will be online learning using PLATO Learning System. For questions concerning PLATO, please call your child’s school counselor during school hours. Students enrolled in grades […]

Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Weekly Update: May 11

This is the fourth in a weekly series updating the public on the progress of Dr. Cade Brumley’s 100-day entry plan. To view his complete plan, click here. To view a table outlining his progress to date, click here. One of the ways Dr. Brumley celebrated educators for Teacher Appreciation Week was by spending a lion’s share […]