U.S. Dept. of State Selects Ehret High Teacher for Prestigious English Language Teaching Fellowship

The U.S. Department of State announced the selection of Taryn A. U’Halie from John Ehret High for a 10-month fellowship project teaching English in Kazakhstan at Karaganda State Technical University. U’Halie is one of only 165 U.S. citizens selected for the 2016-17 English Language Fellow Program. U’Halie holds a M.A. in TEFL/TESL from Colorado State University, […]

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 […]

Free Workshop for ESL Parents/Taller gratuito para nuestros padres de ESL

Have you reunited with your children recently? Join other parents in learning ways to cope and improve your lifestyle in this new situation. Se ha reunificado con sus hijos recientemente? Unase a otros padres para aprender mejores maneras de hacer frente a su nueva situacion”. Fecha/Date: April 9/Jueves, 9 de Abril Hora/Time: 12 – 2 p.m. Lugar/Place: West […]

Puentes New Orleans Immigration & Legal Resource Fair March 21

Puentes New Orleans is holding a resource fair to benefit hundreds of families in Jefferson and Orleans Parish. The Immigration and Legal Resource Fair will be held March 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Bonnabel High School Gymnasium located on 2801 Bruin Drive in Kenner. Some of the issues included in the informative […]

Foreign Language Proficiency Exams

Spanish and French Foreign Language Proficiency Exams will be administered at Bonnabel High School on Saturday, August 16, 2014 starting at 8:00 a.m.  Bus transportation will be provided from the west bank for testing.  JPPSS students in grades 8-12 may register for the following exams:  Spanish I and II and French I and II. Permission […]

NCLR brings the National Latino Family Expo to New Orleans this July

The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) is bringing the 2013 NCLR National Latino Family Expo to New Orleans this July. As one of the largest events in the country focused on resources and activities for Latino families, this expo is free and open to everyone. The expo will be held from Saturday, July 20 […]

Student Support Bilingual Parent Meetings

Are you a JPPSS parent or guardian who speaks a language other than English? Do you want to fully understand the ESL Program? Do you want to know more about how you can communicate with your child’s teacher and principal even though you do not speak English? Do you have concerns about your child’s education […]