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Dance Challenge Celebrates 10th Anniversary Tonight, April 13

WEATHER UPDATE: The Dance Challenge will take place as planned tonight, April 13, 2016, at 6 p.m. Martin Marino’s Dance Challenge has grown in participation and popularity over the past decade. One thing that’s remained the same, however, is the special role this always anticipated event plays for its young competitors. “The dance program gives Jefferson Parish […]

“Because of Them, We Can!” Collins Montessori Celebrates Black History Month

Judge Lionel R. Collins Montessori celebrated Black History Month with an evening program themed: Because of Them, We Can! The evening was hosted by music teacher Danielle Clay, along with supporting teachers Pat Meiklejohn, Javalyn Sessions, Stacy White, Cynthia Williams, and Derika House-Nisse. The celebration was a huge success as students recited famous poems, sang inspirational songs of African-American culture, and performed a musical […]

Collins Montessori Students Create Holiday Gifts of Hope

“My ornament is a gift of hope for the cure of AIDS.” – Mariah: Fourth Grade “I want to make a difference in my community.” – Skye: Fifth Grader “I wish you have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.” – Austin: Third Grader Third, fourth, and fifth graders at Collins Montessori School created […]

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 […]