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Airline Park Academy and George Cox Elementary Named May 2017 Campuses of the Month

Congratulations to the staff members at Airline Park Academy and George Cox Elementary for being recognized as May 2017 JPPSS Campus of the Month. Airline Park Academy won the honor for the East Bank. George Cox Elementary was honored for the West Bank. Each month a committee of five will select an East Bank and West Bank school […]

JPPSS Remembers Beloved Principal, Teacher, and Friend Dr. Scott Steckler

Long-time George Cox Elementary Principal Dr. Scott Steckler, 68, died Friday, December 11. A beloved teacher and administrator during his over 45 years with the Jefferson Parish Public School System, Dr. Steckler possessed a true passion for his students and coworkers that was evident in the dedicated service he showed each and every day. “Scott’s legacy […]

Public Hearing Announced for May 26 to Discuss Reopening of St. Ville and Douglass Elementary Schools

The Jefferson Parish School Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 26, at 4 p.m. to take comments on the reopening of St. Ville and Douglass Elementary with a French Immersion Program starting with the 2015-2016 school year. The meeting will take place in the boardroom of the Jefferson Parish Public School System Administration […]

George Cox Elementary Named State’s Only Tier 1 WellSpot School

It was a healthy celebration in more ways than one recently at George Cox Elementary. The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals’ Well-Ahead Louisiana program named the Jefferson Parish Public School (JPPSS) the state’s only Tier 1 WellSpot school. The designation means George Cox meets the program’s highest level of achievement in an effort to help Louisiana […]