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Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Weekly Update: June 8

This is the eighth 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 is now about 75 percent through his 100-day plan and is not slowing down. This week […]

Join Dr. Brumley for a Twitter Chat on Teaching & Learning June 14

Jefferson Parish Public School System Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley is hosting his second Twitter chat on June 14 at 7 p.m. This month’s digital conversation will focus on teaching and learning. You can participate by using the hashtag #JPPSSchat. The district’s Twitter handle is @jppss. Dr. Brumley is on Twitter at @cadebrumley. Last month’s Twitter chat was […]

Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Weekly Update: June 1

This is the seventh 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 may have wrapped up his 18 breakfast chats and town halls earlier this month, but he […]

Six JPPSS Students Achieve a Perfect Score on the ACT

This year more than two million graduates took the ACT. Less than one-tenth of one percent of students had a perfect score. The Jefferson Parish Public School System had six students with a perfect score on the ACT this year. Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy student Jacob LeBlanc and Haynes Academy for Advanced […]

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.