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West Bank Rotary Club Names JPPSS Educator its Teacher of the Year

The Rotary Club of the West Bank honored Leo Kerner Elementary teacher Melanie Poché as its 2016-17 Teacher of the Year. The honor is part of the club’s vocational awards week, which also recognizes first responders. “We are basically recognizing people in our community who give of themselves for other people,” said Rotary Club of […]

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, […]

“A” Sweet Celebration at Leo Kerner Elementary

Leo Kerner Elementary has seen its grade on the state report card improve from a “D” to an “A.” That kind of hard work and dedication deserves a special reward. Click on the video above to learn more about the success of this school and the sweet way they rewarded students.

Watch 2016 Holiday Programs from around JPPSS

They may not have traveled the globe in one night delivering gifts to all the good little boys and girls, but the JPS-TV team still had a busy holiday season. Our crew visited schools across Jefferson Parish to capture numerous holiday themed programs. Scroll through our videos below to relive the season.

JPPSS Announces Teachers of the Year and Principals of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) announced its honorees for the 2016 Louisiana Teacher of the Year and Principal of the Year programs, recognition programs run by the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) that honor the most exceptional educators from each local school system throughout the state. Named as the 2016 JPPSS Teachers of […]

Kerner Celebrates Veterans

Leo Kerner Elementary School held a Veterans Day celebration on November 8, 2013. Laffite area parents and grandparents of students who are veterans were regaled with songs, cheers and a military branch parade. Each veteran was introduced and presented with gifts.

Saluting Our Veterans

Gretna No. 2 Academy for Advanced Studies and Kerner Elementary School both honored veterans on Friday, November 9 through special ceremonies on campus that included student performances and visits from local veterans. At Gretna No. 2, students produced a Veterans Day program honoring parents, grandparents and other relatives for military service. The students were divided into […]

School System Announces Nominees for Student of Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System is very pleased to announce the following students as nominees for the 2011 – 2012 Student of the Year. Elementary Maci Frickey Kerner Elementary Middle Simran Gandhi Haynes Academy High Senthil Rajasekaran Grace King High School The students will represent the Jefferson Parish Public School System on January 25, 2011 in Regional Competition […]