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Jefferson Parish Government Honors JPPSS Student Artists and Writers

Eighteen Jefferson Parish Public School System students were honored by the Jefferson Parish Government in the Non-point Source Storm Water Pollution and Solutions poster and essay contest. The winners were announced at the 15th Annual Storm Water Poster and Essay Awards Ceremony on April 16 at the Kenner City Park Pavilion. Kenner Mayor Michael Yenni, […]

Young Artists from Thomas Jefferson and East Jefferson High Schools have Artwork Displayed at NOMA

Visitors to the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) likely found themselves admiring the works of Jefferson Parish Public Schools (JPPSS) students recently. Thomas Jefferson High senior SydniCherise Austin and East Jefferson High senior Catherine Urquhart were both honored in the 9-12 grade category of the NOMA Odyssey Student Art Contest and Exhibition. Austin took first […]

Ochsner and G.T. Woods Elementary Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Recently, Ochsner Kenner sponsored an art contest for the third grade students of G.T. Woods Elementary School in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. Nancy St. Germain, a representative from Ochsner, visited Woods to recognize the first, second, and third place winners and to provide the entire class with a king cake party. The […]