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Alexander, Audubon Redistricting & Bunche Attendance Zone Public Hearings May 9

The Jefferson Parish School Board will hold two public hearings on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 to consider a redistricting proposal for Alexander Elementary and Audubon Elementary. The board will also consider a proposal outlining the attendance zone for Ralph J. Bunche Elementary, which will reopen for the 2017-18 school year. The public hearings will begin […]

Audubon Elementary Student Saves Family from a House Fire

Audubon Elementary student DeShawn Labarriere is being hailed a hero for his actions that saved a family from a house fire the night of January 13. Click here to watch the story on Deshawn that appeared on WWL-TV. DeShawn was sleeping on the sofa at his babysitter’s home when he awoke to the sounds of […]

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.

Audubon Elementary Students Receive Gift of Language

On September 22, school board member Sandy Denapolis-Bosarge, accompanied by fellow members of the River Region Republican Women organization, visited with third graders from Audubon Elementary. Their purpose was to place a dictionary in the hands of every child. The third grade students were the definition of excited! The goal of The Dictionary Project is […]

KPMG Helps Audubon Elementary Start the Year Right

  A wonderful community partnership is benefiting the students of Audubon Elementary from the very start of the 2016-17 school year. KPMG’s Family for Literacy visited students in grades first through fifth on the first day of school, August 11. Students were treated to read alouds by engaging storytellers composed of KPMG’s leading executives, in […]

New Orleans Pelicans Teach Audubon Elementary Students to Value Healthy Living

Students at Audubon Elementary received a lesson on healthy living from professionals who know a thing or two about physical fitness. Representatives from the New Orleans Pelicans visited the Kenner school. Jefferson Parish Public School System students and staff learned about the importance of living a healthy lifestyle, and on the positive impact it can […]

Audubon Elementary Students Receive Gift of Reading from Local Organization

Volunteers from a local organization played the roles of Santa and guest educators this week at Audubon Elementary. Employees from KPMG, an audit and tax advisory firm, visited the school to give students books and take them through a few book-related activities. “It’s really great that right before the holiday the kids got these special books,” said […]

Second Round of Pre-K Registration Open on May 28-29 and June 2-3

The Jefferson Parish Public School System will hold a second round of Pre-Kindergarten registration on May 28-29 and June 2-3 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. This second registration window for the 2015-2016 school year is for schools where there are still Pre-K openings. Registration will be held at the school you wish to register. Click here […]

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at Audubon Elementary

The Spanish 3 class at Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies recently visited Audubon Elementary School to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. The class is taught by Holly Charpentier. Watch the entire performance above.

Audubon Elementary, How Does Your Garden Grow?

Students at Audubon Elementary are learning about healthy eating beginning at an early age. Kindergarten students recently harvested fruits and vegetables from the school’s garden to be served at lunch that day. “Children are more willing to try different foods if they are involved in growing them,” said Audubon teacher Sydna Barocco. Barocco began the […]