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Metairie Academy Talent Theater Production Teaches Students to Be a Friend

A group of talent theater students at Metairie Academy used their artistic skills to spread the word about their school’s welcoming culture. We Are All Friends is a student production aimed at raising awareness about bullying. Learn more about how this show came to be and watch it in its entirety above.

Listen to the Beautiful Student Music at 2017 Superintendent’s Band Fest

The Superintendent’s Large Ensemble Assessment Program Band Festival is an annual event featuring student bands from Jefferson Parish Public School System middle and high schools. Students perform in a festival environment that allows them to be scored by experienced judges. Along with the opportunity to play in front of an audience that includes many of […]

Lt. Governor, Bayou Segnette Put JPPSS Artists on Display in New Cabins

The artwork of Jefferson Parish Public School System students will soon be on display for visitors from around the globe the enjoy. Sixteen students from six JPPSS high schools earned top prize in the Bayou Segnette art competition. The winning pieces by these young artists will be placed in the new rental cabins at Bayou Segnette […]

JPPSS Talented Visual Arts on Display at Audubon Zoo

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Talented Visual Arts is partnering with the Audubon Institute to showcase our student artists. These young artists’ work will be showcased in an art show at the Audubon Zoo on Saturday, November 13, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Click on one of the videos below to learn more […]

Ruppel Academy Students Perform in Award Winning Production

Ruppel Academy for Advanced Studies students (from left) Renell Taylor and Dallas George participated in a production that won 1st place for Overall Performance at the Junior Arts Theatre Festival at Walt Disney World. Taylor, 8th grade, and George, 7th, are part of the Jefferson Performing Arts Society Theatre Kids. The group of young thespians were […]