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Chateau Estates, Estelle Elementary Named JPPSS November Campuses of the Month

Congratulations to the staff members at Chateau Estates School and Estelle Elementary for being recognized as November 2016 JPPSS Campus of the Month. Chateau Estates School won the honor for the Eastbank. Estelle Elementary was honored for the Westbank. Each month a committee of five will select an Eastbank and Westbank school and showcase a selected campus based […]

Fathers treat their daughters to a special evening at Estelle School

Students at Estelle School experienced a special family event recently. Over 100 girls and their fathers took part in the school’s “A Date with Dad” dance. “Seeing the kids dance with their dads was so moving, and so many dads thanked us for putting on this event,” said Estelle School teacher Kathey Early. “This was […]

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 […]

Where You’ll Find JPPSS Students Marching This Mardi Gras Season

The students of the Jefferson Parish Public School System will do more than simply celebrate along the parade routes during Carnival season. Many of our school’s performance groups will take center stage participating in parades all over our area. This schedule highlights where our student groups will be during the 2015 Mardi Gras parades. Don’t see […]

Five JPPSS students to compete in 2013 GUMBO state invitational meet

Five Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) students will participate in the state GUMBO invitational meet this month. GUMBO (Games Uniting Mind and Body) is a track and field competition designed for school aged students who have physical or visual disabilities. Representing JPPSS are Alejendro Banegas (Meisler), Christopher Boudreaux (Estelle), Rivers Lacrouts (Riviere), Brian Maldonado […]

Road Runners Track Club Offers Students Many Opportunities

Running is great exercise, but for members of the Road Runner Track Club, it’s so much more. The club is a non-profit organization that began as a way to work with at risk kids. Coach and president of the club, Kathey Early, says the group uses track and field “as the hook to get the […]

School System Names Teachers of Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System recently recognized three of its many outstanding teachers who were selected to represent the system as its Teachers of the Year for the 2011 – 2012 school year. Representing the elementary school division, is Jennifer Miles from Estelle Elementary School, representing the middle school division, is Eileen Fitzpatrick from […]