Message from the Superintendent: October 2015

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Here in the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS), the first days of October fell during our Anti-Bullying Week. Schools from across the district held events, rallies, and special themed days centered on ending this issue that affects every school and community in our nation. The week culminated with […]

JPPSS Family Unites for Families Helping Families 5K & Fun Run Against Bullying

Jefferson Parish Public School System’s (JPPSS) Anti-Bullying Week fittingly culminated with an event that brought together school families, community members, and organizations dedicated to creating nurturing environments for all children. Families Helping Families of Jefferson held the 5K & Fun Run Against Bullying on October 3 at LaSalle Park. The honorary co-chairs for the event were […]

Eventful Meisler Morning Reinforces Culture, Honors First Responders

Meisler Middle students spent the final school day of Anti-Bullying Week learning how to maintain a positive campus culture and honoring a group of first responders for the role they serve at school and in the community. Friday, October 2, was “Shade Out Bullying” day at Meisler Middle. Students wore sunglasses to symbolize their stance against […]

Anti-Bullying Awareness Reason to Celebrate at Grace King High

They rallied around homecoming. They rallied around school pride. But most importantly, Grace King High School students and staff rallied against bullying. The band played, students celebrated and spoke out, and the Grace King gym was festive during the school’s rally Thursday morning as part of the Jefferson Parish Public School System’s Anti-Bullying Week. “I […]