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Teacher of the Year Banquet Honors Best in JPPSS

The Jefferson Parish Public School System recognized excellence in education during its annual Teacher of the Year Awards Ceremony Luncheon May 18 at The Four Columns in Harvey. The Teacher of the Year from every JPPSS school was honored during this event that was attended by Jefferson Parish School Board members, business and community stakeholders, […]

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 […]

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 […]

JPPSS Students Compete in Social Studies Fair

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Social Studies Fair was held recently at John Ehret High. The following students placed in their respective categories, with the top two winners in each category qualifying for the Louisiana State Social Studies Fair in Lake Charles on March 3, 2017. ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DIVISION Individual Sociology 1st – Aidan […]

Watch 2016 Holiday Programs from around JPPSS

They may not have traveled the globe in one night delivering gifts to all the good little boys and girls, but the JPS-TV team still had a busy holiday season. Our crew visited schools across Jefferson Parish to capture numerous holiday themed programs. Scroll through our videos below to relive the season.

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 […]

Enriching and Adorable: Red Barn Farm Visits Airline Park Academy

Students at Airline Park Academy recently had a field trip visit them. The Red Barn Farm set up its touring petting zoo for these Jefferson Parish Public School System students. This is just one of many JPPSS  schools visited by the Red Barn Farm. Along with getting a hands-on encounter with a multitude of animals, students were […]

JPPSS Teachers Achieve Together Through Professional Learning Communities

Thanks to the use of Professional Learning Communities in the Jefferson Parish Public School System, our students now have a team of teachers dedicated to their success. In PLCs, teachers from similar subjects or grade levels meet in small groups to pool their knowledge, collaborate about students, share problems, and find solutions. JPPSS held the first of […]

Recycling Contest Latest Example of the Green Culture at Patrick Taylor Academy

The students of Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy separated themselves from the pack during their second year participating in the annual recycling contest held by Progressive Waste Solutions and the New Orleans Saints. The school had the highest diversion rate in this year’s contest, which asks local schools to divert as many items as possible away […]

National Program Teaches JPPSS Students how to Bake for Good

Students at Airline Park Academy learned how science and compassion are used in baking when King Arthur Flour’s Bake for Good program made a recent stop at the Jefferson Parish Public School (JPPSS). “It’s a way to give back to the kids for all they do,” said Airline Park Academy principal Tiffani E. LeBouef. “They’ve […]