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Two JPPSS Students Pen Award Winning Essays in Senator Morrell’s Holiday Contest

Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) students swept the high school categories in a recent essay contest that stretched across multiple parishes. Jefferson Chamber Foundation Academy freshman Jahmaal Mason and East Jefferson High junior Caitlan Oeberst won their categories in Louisiana State Senator JP Morrell’s holiday essay contest. “I would like to congratulate all of the students who […]

2015 WWII Museum Middle and High School Essay Contest

Each year, The National WWII Museum sponsors two essay contests for middle and high school students. Student participants are asked to reflect on an annual theme related to the WWII experience and to connect this to an aspect of their own lives. This year’s essay prompt was inspired by a quote from Ira Haynes, one […]