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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, […]

Omni Bank Now Accepting Nominations for Making The Grade Campaign

OMNI Bank is now accepting nominations from Jefferson Parish for its inspiring Making the Grade campaign, featuring New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees. Four Jefferson Parish Public Schools (Cuillier Career Center, J.C. Ellis Elementary, Gretna Academy, and Taylor Academy) have been featured in the Making the Grade campaign during the past three years. This is […]