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International Baccalaureate Program Orientation Meeting Set for February 24

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) is inviting parents of 8th and 9th grade students to learn more about the district’s International Baccalaureate Program. An orientation meeting will be held at John Ehret High School on Wednesday, February 24 from 6–7 p.m. in room 200. The doors open at 5:45 p.m. The International Baccalaureate curriculum prepares […]

Riverdale High IB Open House Set for November 12

Riverdale High School is holding an open house for its International Baccalaureate program on Thursday, November 12. The event lasts from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Prospective students will be given a guided tour by Riverdale High’s current student ambassadors. Riverdale High is located at 240 Riverdale Drive in Jefferson. For more information, visit the Riverdale High […]

Ehret High International Baccalaureate Program Orientation Meeting Set for April 9

John Ehret High is inviting parents of 8th and 9th grade students to learn more about the school’s International Baccalaureate program. An orientation meeting will be held at the school on Thursday, April 9 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. in room 200. The doors open at 6:15 p.m. The International Baccalaureate curriculum prepares students for […]

Pen Pals Finally Meet

After two years of corresponding, students from Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies met their pen pals from Le Lycee de Beaumont in France face to face the week of April 15, 2013. Teacher Roxane Coron said that the purpose of the visit was for the students to develop a better cultural understanding of each other […]

JPPSS Students Sweep Rodrigue Foundation Art Contest

Three Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) students took top honors in the George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts (GRFA) 2013 Scholarship Art Contest. Trinity Hartman, Thomas Jefferson High School, won first place and a $6000 scholarship, James Dupont, Riverdale High School, won second place and a $5500 scholarship, and Alex Hope Rosenzweig, Riverdale High […]

School Board Honors First I.B.O. Graduates From Ehret High School

Three Jefferson Parish Public School System students comprise the first group of International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) graduates from Ehret High School. David Nguyen, Thanhlam Tran, and Ashley Westmoreland will be honored by the Jefferson Parish School Board with presentation of their diplomas at the August 4 board meeting. Ehret High School has been authorized to […]

Boudreaux Elementary School Receives I.B.O. Certification

Boudreaux Elementary School becomes the fifth school in the Jefferson Parish Public School System and the third elementary school in the state of Louisiana to be authorized as an International Baccalaureate Organization School and places the school among some of the most prestigious educational facilities in the country. The school recently won approval from the […]

Bridgedale Elementary Receives I.B.O. Certification

Bridgedale Elementary School becomes the fourth school in the Jefferson Parish Public School System and the second elementary school in the state of Louisiana to be authorized as an International Baccalaureate Organization School and places the school among some of the most prestigious educational facilities in the country. Bridgedale Elementary School recently won approval from […]