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JPPSS High School Basketball Media Night Tips Off a New Season

High school basketball teams from across the Jefferson Parish Public School System gathered at the Ochsner Sports Medicine Center to be interviewed by area media about the upcoming season. Go behind the scenes of this inaugural event to learn more about JPPSS hoops and what other events might be planned for the future.

Ehret High Playing for Class 5A Crown on December 12 at the Superdome

John Ehret High will celebrate the thirtieth year since its last state title with a chance to repeat history. The Patriots defeated Mandeville High 7-6 Friday night in the LHSAA Class 5A state semi-finals. Ehret plays Zachary in the Class 5A championship game on Saturday, December 12 at 7 p.m. in the Mercedez-Benz Superdome. Ehret (12-2) is seeded […]

Tickets Now Available for Ehret High’s Class 5A State Semi-final Game vs. Mandeville

Come cheer on the John Ehret High School Patriots as they take on the Mandeville High School Skippers in the LHSAA football semi-finals! The game will be played on Friday, December 4, 2015, 7 p.m. at Hoss Memtsas Stadium, 2200 8th Street in Harvey. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Ehret, 4300 Patriot Street […]

School Board Honors T.H. Harris Middle Boxing Champion

The Jefferson Parish School Board recognized T.H. Harris Middle School student Alexis Lavarine at their September 2 meeting. An honor student in the classroom, Lavarine won the 13 and 14 year old division of the Ringside World Championship Boxing Tournament. She also holds six belts. Lavarine’s parents, David and Carla, are both Jefferson Parish Public […]

Fisher High School’s Field of Dreams

If you build it, they will come. And that is what the Bourgeois family did for the Lady Gators softball team at Fisher High School. At the recent dedication of the field, Lafitte Mayor Timothy Kerner gave a passionate speech about Joe Bourgeois and his family. “I know what this family has been through,” he […]

Haynes Academy Boys Basketball Team Captures First District Crown

The Haynes Academy boys basketball team won the first District 9-2A championship in the program’s six years competing at the varsity level. Haynes wrapped up the season with a record of 16-9, including a mark of 7-1 in the district. Senior captain Abdul Kandil was named District 9-2A MVP. Senior captain Glen West and juniors […]

Helen Cox HS Cheerleaders Place in National Championship

The Helen Cox High School Cheerleaders placed 2nd in the Small Varsity Game Day division at the National High School Cheerleading Championship held at the Walt Disney World Resort in February 2014. It was the team’s first time attending the competition. This was also the first year for the Game Day division which allows cheerleaders […]

JPPSS Schools Win State Championships in Football, Cross Country

East Jefferson High School and Patrick F. Taylor Academy of Science of Technology both celebrated state championship wins last month. The East Jefferson Warriors made history by winning the Class 4A state championship game of the Louisiana High School Athletic Association State Farm Prep Classic on Saturday, December 14. Click here for more information and photos […]