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Haynes Academy Students Win Kidd Kraddick Music Video Contest

The Talented Music and Talented Theater students at Haynes Academy used their artistic skills to bring national recognition and $1,500 to the school’s arts program. The students, under the direction of Haynes teacher Michelle McLean, won the high school division of The Kidd Kraddick Morning Show’s Classroom Musical Contest. This national contest awarded $1,500 each […]

Haynes Academy Boys Basketball Team Captures First District Crown

The Haynes Academy boys basketball team won the first District 9-2A championship in the program’s six years competing at the varsity level. Haynes wrapped up the season with a record of 16-9, including a mark of 7-1 in the district. Senior captain Abdul Kandil was named District 9-2A MVP. Senior captain Glen West and juniors […]

10 JPPSS Students Are National Merit Finalists; 6 Are National Achievement Finalists

Ten Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) students have been named 2015 National Merit Finalists, and six students are 2015 National Achievement Finalists. These students are now eligible to receive a National Merit or Achievement Scholarship, and recipients will be announced in the spring. “To be selected as a finalist for the National Merit and […]

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 […]

JPPSS Students Awarded Full Tuition College Scholarships through The Posse Foundation

Eight students from the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) have been awarded four-year, full tuition scholarships from The Posse Foundation, including students from Helen Cox High School, Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies, L.W. Higgins High School, Riverdale High School, and Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy. “We are so excited that these eight […]

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at Audubon Elementary

The Spanish 3 class at Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies recently visited Audubon Elementary School to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. The class is taught by Holly Charpentier. Watch the entire performance above.

Haynes Academy Puts on a Circus for Fall Fest

Fall Fest at Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies was a real circus this year, according to theater teacher Rene Piazza. “We decided to go with a circus theme this year,” said Piazza. “We have stilt walkers, clowns, games, rides, and great refreshments.” The entire school family came together to put on the event, including students […]

Haynes City Park Night for Friends and Family

On a recent evening, friends and family of the Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies took over Storyland at City Park enjoying rides, games, refreshments, and fun. The event, a fundraiser for the theater department, began three years ago and has grown to its current attendance of over 900 with proceeds going to support the next […]

JPPSS Advanced Study Academies among Top Schools in Louisiana

Advanced Study Academies (ASAs) in the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) are among the top schools in Louisiana, according to 2013-14 school performance scores released by the Louisiana Department of Education yesterday. All eight of the district’s ASAs were ranked among the top 25 in the state, with five schools being ranked in the […]

Nine JPPSS Students Named 2015 National Achievement Semifinalists

To read about our National Merit Semifinalists, click here. Nine students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) have been named as semifinalists in the 2015 National Achievement Scholarship Program. Representing JPPSS as National Achievement semifinalists are students from Helen Cox High School, Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies, Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology […]