Dance Challenge Rescheduled for April 29 at 6 p.m.

  More than 320 Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) students from 18 elementary schools will participate in Martin Marino’s 9th annual Dance Challenge on Wednesday, April 29 at 6 p.m. The event is free to the public and will be held at the Pontchartrain Center, 4545 Williams Blvd. in Kenner. The Dance Challenge was […]

Ten JPPSS Schools Recognized As Higher Performing Schools

The National Center for Educational Achievement (NCEA) has named ten Jefferson Parish Public Schools to its 2012 Higher Performing Schools list in the state of Louisiana. NCEA, a division of ACT, Inc., is a not-for-profit organization that provides research-based solutions and expertise in higher performing schools, school improvement, and best practice research that lead to […]

Jefferson Parish Students Win State Art Contest

Jefferson Parish students win in Louisiana Youth Art Month Flag Design Contest sponsored by Louisiana Art Education Association (LAEA). Harahan Elementary second grader Ashley Armelin placed first in the K-2nd division. Samantha Barahona, also of second grade at Harahan, received Honorable Mention. At Airline Park Elementary, fourth grader Andres Gallardo placed 2nd in the 3rd-5thgrade division. The […]