JPPSS Expands Health Promotion Program to 16 More Elementary Schools

CATCH Global Foundation and the Jefferson Parish Public School System will expand implementation of a program that helps kids and parents learn to make healthier food choices and be more active in their daily lives, thanks to a $159,000 grant from the Humana Foundation. Phase 1 of the “New Orleans CATCH Coordinated School Health Initiative” […]

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, […]

Boudreaux Elementary Students Practice with Pelicans for Jr. NBA Week

The New Orleans Pelicans hosted students and teachers from Geraldine Boudreaux Elementary as part of Jr. NBA Week. Click here for a short video about the event from the New Orleans Pelicans Students watched one of the Pelicans’ final practices before they open the regular season at home against the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday, October […]

New Partnership Promotes Healthy Living to JPPSS Students

The CATCH Global Foundation and the Jefferson Parish Public School System will help increase physical activity and healthy eating, reduce childhood obesity, and promote healthy school and community environments among 4,200 kindergarten through fifth-grade students under an $80,000 charitable grant provided by the Humana Foundation. The Louisiana Public Health Institute (LPHI) will be part of the community coalition supporting […]

JPPSS Language Immersion Programs Open House Events Set for March 9, 10 and 17

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) has announced Open House dates for its Language Immersion Programs. Representatives from the district’s magnet and academic programs and the schools at which they are offered will be in attendance. The meetings will take place on the following dates: Wednesday, March 9 | 6 p.m. Geraldine Boudreaux Elementary (950 Behrman Highway […]

Geraldine Boudreaux Elementary will be Closed Friday, November 20, 2015

Geraldine Boudreaux Elementary School, 950 Behrman Highway in Terrytown, will be closed tomorrow, Friday, November 20, 2015. This morning, a heater strip malfunction in the school’s ventilation system caused an odor to spread throughout the school. As a precautionary measure, maintenance crews will be at the school tomorrow to inspect and clean all air ducts. […]

ASA Testing Change: West Bank Testing Location for Saturday, Nov. 21 Moved to Terrytown Elementary

Advanced Study Academies admissions testing will take place at Terrytown Elementary on Saturday, November 21, NOT AT BOUDREAUX ELEMENTARY. The address is 550 E. Forest Lawn Drive, Terrytown, 70056. If you child is testing for 4th or 5th grade, please report to Terrytown Elementary School for 8:30 a.m. on Saturday morning. If your child is […]

Boudreaux Elementary Students Get Hands-On Lesson in Birds of Prey

Students from the gifted enrichment class at Geraldine Boudreaux Elementary had an opportunity to enhance their knowledge about owls during a recent study on birds of prey. The students engaged in a variety of activities that broadened their knowledge on owls. Student activities included reading and responding to a variety of literature on owl physiology, […]

Pablo Pato of Boudreaux Elementary Named 2016 Louisiana Elementary Teacher of the Year

Geraldine Boudreaux Elementary 3rd grade teacher Pablo M. M. Pato was named the 2016 Louisiana Elementary Teacher of the Year by the Louisiana Department of Education. Pato won the honor Saturday, July 11 during the 9th Annual Cecil. J. Picard Educator Excellence Symposium and Celebration at the Crowne Plaza Executive Center in Baton Rouge. Pato has […]

Public Hearing Announced for May 26 to Discuss Reopening of St. Ville and Douglass Elementary Schools

The Jefferson Parish School Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 26, at 4 p.m. to take comments on the reopening of St. Ville and Douglass Elementary with a French Immersion Program starting with the 2015-2016 school year. The meeting will take place in the boardroom of the Jefferson Parish Public School System Administration […]