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Metairie Academy Talent Theater Production Teaches Students to Be a Friend

A group of talent theater students at Metairie Academy used their artistic skills to spread the word about their school’s welcoming culture. We Are All Friends is a student production aimed at raising awareness about bullying. Learn more about how this show came to be and watch it in its entirety above.

Five More JPPSS Students Named National Merit Scholars

The number of 2017 National Merit Scholars from the Jefferson Parish Public School System continues to grow following the latest announcement of winners from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Five JPPSS students have been named college-sponsored Merit Scholarship recipients. Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy student Henry M. Hazlett and Haynes Academy students Parker […]

May 26 is the Last Day of School for Students

Friday, May 26 is the last day of the 2016-17 school year.  The 2017-18 school year starts on August 10 for students in grades 1-12 and August 15 or 16 (depending on your school) for students in Pre-K and kindergarten. Here are some links to important information that you may find useful in the coming […]

New Orleans Saints Help Airline Park Celebrate International Food Fest

Airline Park Academy for Advanced Studies hosted “Taste Around the World”, a multicultural celebration on Thursday, May 18th. The celebration was led by Spanish Teacher, Mrs. Lissette James and featured a special guest appearance by, New Orleans Saints player, Senio Kelemete and his wife. The entire student body, along with faculty, families and friends gathered together […]

Advanced Study Academies Application Window Extended to June 26

   

Patrick Taylor Academy Sophomore Scores Perfect ACT

Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy sophomore Christian Otero made the most of his first ACT. Otero scored a perfect 36 when he took the test this past February. “Christian came to us in sixth grade and I could tell then he was an exceptional student,” said Patrick Taylor Academy Principal Jamie Zapico. “He […]

Airline Park Academy and George Cox Elementary Named May 2017 Campuses of the Month

Congratulations to the staff members at Airline Park Academy and George Cox Elementary for being recognized as May 2017 JPPSS Campus of the Month. Airline Park Academy won the honor for the East Bank. George Cox Elementary was honored for the West Bank. Each month a committee of five will select an East Bank and West Bank school […]

Three JPPSS Students Win $2500 National Merit Scholarships

Three Jefferson Parish Public School System students have been named National Merit $2500 Scholarship winners by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Alaa N. Malik and Allie Sigur from Haynes Academy and Stefan L. Suazo of Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy are three of the nation’s 2,500 Merit Scholar designees. They were chosen from […]

Advanced Study Academies Application Window Open Until November 4 at Noon

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) Advanced Study Academies (ASA) will hold a 2017-18 application period from October 11 to November 4, 2016 at noon. Click here for the 2017-18 Application Click here for a list of projected openings In addition to the above link, applications are available in the offices of all JPPSS schools, at the […]

Apply for our remaining Advanced Study Academies openings from June 23 to July 8

The Jefferson Parish Public School System’s Advanced Study Academies will accept applications for grade levels with remaining openings for the 2016-2017 school year from Thursday, June 23 until Friday, July 8 at noon. Applications will be available on June 22 at both locations listed below and at our ASA admissions webpage. Applications must be completed and […]