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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, […]

JPPSS Career Education Program Jump Starts Options After High School

In its ongoing mission to prepare students for life after high school, the Jefferson Parish Public School System offers a wide range of programs. One of its most successful is Career and Technical Education. Students get hands-on experience in a wide-range of fields: medical, publishing, automotive, graphic design, industrial, and more. Watch the video above […]

JPPSS Names Elementary, Middle, and High School Principals of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) named its district winners for the Louisiana Department of Education’s 2017 Principal of the Year. Bridgedale Elementary’s Benjamin Moscona, Estelle School’s Alisha Gilbert, and Helen Cox High’s Mark Perry each received this prestigious honor. The three JPPSS educators are now eligible to become 2017 Louisiana Principal of the Year. Click […]

Industry Professionals Offer Advice, Insight to Cuillier Career Center Students

Students at Cuillier Career Center met with professionals from a wide range of fields recently during the school’s Career Awareness Day. Experts spoke to the students about careers in dental, health care, cosmetology and barbering, communications, automotive, and industrial and construction. Click through the photo gallery below, which was provided by Cuillier graphic arts students […]

Bonnabel and Cuillier Students Earn Gold, Silver, and Bronze at SkillsUSA

The Louisiana SkillsUSA competition was co-hosted last month by Bonnabel Magnet Academy High School and Cuillier Career Center. Students from across the state participated in the three-day event. SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical, and skilled service occupations, including […]

JPPSS Celebrates Black History Month

February is Black History Month, a great time to highlight notable figures in African-American history and the JPPSS schools that bear their names. The “Rillieux” in Cherbonnier/ Rillieux Elementary in Waggaman is Norbert Rillieux, Creole American inventor and engineer. He is most noted for his invention of the multiple-effect evaporator, an energy-efficient means of evaporating water. Granville […]