U.S. Air Force Awards Highest Honor to Riverdale High JROTC

How did Lt. Col. Jerry Brumfield feel when his Riverdale High JROTC unit won the Air Force’s highest level of distinction? “Relieved,” said Lt. Col. Brumfield. That happens when standards are as high as they are for the RHS cadets. Riverdale High is one of 125 units nationwide to receive the 2017-18 Air Force JROTC […]

Winn-Dixie Awards Riverdale High Student for Role in Revitalizing Gulf Coast

Riverdale High School senior Alexis Stort shared the stage with individuals like Sally-Ann and Robin Roberts and organizations like the American Red Cross and United Way at the inaugural Winn-Dixie Resilience Awards. The Winn-Dixie Resilience Awards are for individuals who have made a significant contribution in the rebuilding, rebirth, and revitalization of the Gulf Coast […]

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 […]

Riverdale High JROTC Gives Back to the Community

The Riverdale High School Air Force Junior ROTC, led by senior aerospace science instructor Lt. Col. Jerry Brumfield, has made it a priority to give back to the community this holiday season. Last month, the JROTC led a school-wide food drive for the Thanksgiving holiday. The entire campus, including students, faculty, and staff, all came […]

West Jeff JROTC Receives High Rating

The West Jefferson Air Force Junior ROTC Unit LA 063 inspection was recently held. Every three years the United States Air Force sends an inspector to West Jeff to evaluate performance. On hand for the inspection were Superintendent James Meza, Jr., Michelle Blouin-Williams, the district’s chief academic officer, District 3 board member Ray St. Pierre, […]

L.W. Higgins AFJROTC Featured in PBS Music Special

The L.W. Higgins High School AFJROTC choir, under the direction of Commander Major O.J. Gibson and Cadet Captain Johnathan Tate, are performing as guests on the “Tim Janis Celebrate America” PBS Special featuring eleven Southeast Louisiana and Gulf Coast Mississippi high school and middle school choirs. The broadcast premieres on WYES-TV on Wednesday, March 6 […]