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JPPSS Expands Health Promotion Program to 16 More Elementary Schools

CATCH Global Foundation and the Jefferson Parish Public School System will expand implementation of a program that helps kids and parents learn to make healthier food choices and be more active in their daily lives, thanks to a $159,000 grant from the Humana Foundation. Phase 1 of the “New Orleans CATCH Coordinated School Health Initiative” […]

Teacher of the Year Banquet Honors Best in JPPSS

The Jefferson Parish Public School System recognized excellence in education during its annual Teacher of the Year Awards Ceremony Luncheon May 18 at The Four Columns in Harvey. The Teacher of the Year from every JPPSS school was honored during this event that was attended by Jefferson Parish School Board members, business and community stakeholders, […]

Janet Elementary Students Building their Future One Step at a Time

The new school year brought a new focus to C.T. Janet Elementary. Faculty and staff have implemented a number of projects aimed at getting students to plan for their education after they graduate high school. “We wanted students to understand that what they learn and do here in elementary school sets the stage for how […]

Janet Elementary Students Encouraged to turn College Dream into a Plan

Faculty and staff at C.T. Janet Elementary are working hard to communicate to their students that “College is NOT Just a DREAM…It’s the PLAN.” The school held its College Shirt Day on October 7, asking students to wear a shirt representing the college they would like to attend in the future. To get ready for […]

JPPSS Educators Named Finalist for Louisiana Teacher and Principal of the Year

Two Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) educators have been named finalists for Teacher and Principal of the Year by the Louisiana Department of Education. Leo Kerner, Jr. Elementary Principal Suzanne Bordlee is one of nine finalists for the 2016 Principal of the Year. Geraldine Boudreaux Elementary 3rd grade teacher Pablo M. M. Pato is […]