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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, […]

Keller Elementary, Ellender School Named JPPSS September Campuses of the Month

Congratulations to the staff members at Harold Keller Elementary and Allen Ellender School for being recognized as the September 2016 Campus of the Month. Keller Elementary won the honor for the Eastbank. Ellender Elementary was honored for the Westbank. Each month a committee of five will select an Eastbank and Westbank school and showcase a selected […]

Videos, Photos Now Available for JPPSS “A” Breakfast of Champions

Over 1,600 students were honored at the Jefferson Parish Public School System’s annual Superintendent’s “A” Breakfast of Champions. The events recognize outstanding academic accomplishments for students who have earned an “A” in each course taken and no lower than a “B” in honor courses taken during the first and second nine-weeks marking periods. Those students and […]

JPPSS Distinguished Digital Educator: Kristi Dunckelman

Head into the classroom of Allen Ellender School teacher Kristi Dunckelman. This Jefferson Parish Distinguished Digital Educator takes her students through a technology infused lesson on finding adjectives.

JPPSS Awards District’s Top Young i-Ready Achievers

i-Ready is an online reading and math program used by elementary and middle school students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System. JPPSS conducted a Fall i-Ready Contest to recognize our district’s top performers in each grade level. Here are some pictures of the winners, who got surprise visits by staff who dropped off prize packs […]

Allen Ellender Second Grade Teacher Named GoNoodle Ambassador

Allen Ellender School second grade teacher Kristi Dunckelman was recently selected as a GoNoodle Ambassador. GoNoodle is a free website teachers use to channel classroom energy throughout the day. These academically coordinated activities help kids stay focused and motivated to learn. Nine million students run, jump, dance, stretch, and practice mindfulness using GoNoodle daily. Ambassadors are mentors who […]