2014 Calendar Features JPPSS Student Artwork

Three Jefferson Parish Public School System students have been named winners in the 11th Annual Environmental Awareness Student Art and Language Arts Contest sponsored by the Louisiana Environmental Education Commission. The students were awarded prizes at a reception held this past summer hosted by the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources Secretary Stephen Chustz. The theme […]

JPPSS Students Win Senior Division of National History Day

Students from Helen Cox High School won at the state competition and will move on to national competition for the National History Day at the University of Maryland from June 9-June 13, 2013. The winners include: Senior Individual Paper – First Place David Girgis “The Flame that Changed America: Turning Points of the Chicago Fire […]

JPPSS Students of the Year 2012-2013

Three students were recently surprised with a visit from JPPSS Superintendent Dr. James Meza, Jr., who congratulated the students for being chosen as the “Student of the Year” for elementary, middle, and high school levels. Each honored student received a cookie bouquet as a sweet treat. The 2012 – 2013 JPPSS Students of the Year […]

JPPSS Students Awarded Posse Scholarships

Eight students from the Jefferson Parish Public School System have been awarded four-year, full tuition scholarships from The Posse Foundation, Inc. The students, known as Posse Scholars, are part of the inaugural group in New Orleans. “The Posse Foundation focuses on students who might have been overlooked by the traditional college selection process,” said Acting […]

Four JPPSS Students Earn National Awards At Annual History Day Contest

Four Jefferson Parish Public School students recently earned awards at the National History Day Contest sponsored in Louisiana by the National World War II Museum. Helen Cox High School student Kacey Horton was recognized as one of the top 75 individual performances in the nation in the category of individual performance at the high school […]