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 […]
Students at Chateau Estates School had the opportunity to learn about the value of physical fitness from professionals with the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans. Chateau Estates students in grades 3-5 took part in the Saints Junior Training Camp. Saints representatives taught students the importance of getting 60 minutes of exercise every day and of staying […]
The students of the Jefferson Parish Public School System will do more than simply celebrate along the parade routes during Carnival season. Many of our school’s performance groups will take center stage participating in parades all over our area. This schedule highlights where our student groups will be during the 2016 Mardi Gras parades. Don’t see […]
From teachers…to principals…to district administrators, the Jefferson Parish Public School System is filled with leaders who began their careers as educational paraprofessionals. Meet some of these remarkable educators, as they share the story of how they grew through JPPSS.
JPPSS Announces K-8 and Advanced Placement Initiatives to Better Serve Middle and High School Students
The Jefferson Parish Public School System will undertake two initiatives beginning in fall 2013 to better serve its middle and high school students. Under the K-8 initiative, five JPPSS elementary schools that currently serve grades K-5 will convert to K-8 schools; in addition, three schools will participate in an Advanced Placement (AP) initiative to improve […]
Chateau Estates Elementary students Ava Diez, Franklin Vasques, Micah Jeansonne, Ahyanna Jon, Kaden Conley and Justin Troches were recently honored as part of the Featured Young Artists program sponsored by Louisiana First Lady Supria Jindal. Their artwork was selected for display at Louisiana Governor’s Mansion for the month of September. On September 27, a group of […]