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Generous Community Donation Fuels Drive to Excellence at Cherbonnier/Rillieux Elementary

The Waggaman Community Foundation has awarded $10,000 to Cherbonnier/Rillieux Elementary. The generous donation is meant to enhance the educational experience for students inside the classroom and beyond. “Not only am I grateful for this donation as the school’s principal, I’m also truly appreciative as a member of the community,” said Cherbonnier/Rillieux Elementary Principal Cristin Menyweather. […]

Haynes Academy Student Wins Corporate-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship

A Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) student was among the honorees today when the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) released the names of the first group of winners in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Haynes Academy senior Ashton C. Edler is a corporate-sponsored National Merit Scholarship winner. Edler, whose probable career field […]

Gretna No. 2 Academy’s Tamara Warner Named Semi-Finalist for Louisiana Principal of the Year

Gretna No. 2 Academy for Advanced Studies Principal Tamara Warner has been named one of the state’s top educational leaders. The Jefferson Parish Public School System Elementary Principal of the Year is among 24 of the 2018 Principal of the Year Semi-Finalists announced today by the Louisiana Department of Education. These educators are making exceptional gains […]

JPSB Regular Session Meeting: April 20, 2017

The Jefferson Parish School Board (JPSB) will hold a Regular Session meeting on Thursday, April 20 at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. The agenda can be viewed at this link. Most JPSB meetings air live on JPS-TV (Cox channel 8 and AT&T U-verse channel […]

JPSB Special Session Meeting: April 20, 2017

The Jefferson Parish School Board (JPSB) will hold a Special Session meeting on Thursday, April 20, 2017, at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. The meeting will be held at 1:30 p.m. The agenda can be viewed at this link.

JPSB Human Resources Committee Meeting: April 19, 2017

The Jefferson Parish School Board (JPSB) will hold a Human Resources Committee meeting on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. The meeting will be held at 3 p.m. The agenda can be viewed at this link.

JPSB Legislative Committee Meeting: April 19, 2017

The Jefferson Parish School Board (JPSB) will hold a Legislative Committee meeting on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. The meeting will be held at 11:30 a.m. in Room 2000. The agenda can be viewed at this link.

JPSB Finance Committee Meeting: April 19, 2017

The Jefferson Parish School Board (JPSB) will hold a Finance Committee meeting on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. The meeting will be held at 1 p.m. The agenda can be viewed at this link.

Millions of Reasons to Read at Marrero Academy

Marrero Academy students are participating in a free online reading challenge called Scholastic’s Read 100,000. Students read and log minutes on the website as they help their school achieve its reading goal.  Marrero Academy’s library slogan is “Reading is our super power!” The Marrero Mudbugs are the strongest super heroes in the nation, ranking as the number […]

Haynes Academy Sophomore Neel Mondal Scores Perfect ACT

Haynes Academy is known for academic success. This latest achievement, however, may set a new bar for this school that regularly ranks among the best public schools in the state and nation. Haynes Academy sophomore Neelambar “Neel” Mondal scored a perfect 36 on the ACT earlier this school year. In addition to acing the ACT, […]