“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.

JPPSS Schools Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

It’s Carnival time and Jefferson Parish Public School System bands are participating in several parades. Our talented students and their band directors deserve a big thank you for getting parade-goers in the Mardi Gras spirit. The following is a list of schools and parades: Adams Middle – Driftwood Bonnabel High – Carrollton, Excalibur, Le Krewe d’Etat, […]

Upcoming JPPSS Holiday Events

Join JPPSS in celebrating the holiday season with our talented students! Please see below for a listing of our upcoming holiday events. Wednesday, December 12 School: Thomas Jefferson (Gretna) Event: Holiday Performance Time: 10:55 a.m. School: Henry Ford (Avondale) Event: Annual Winter Concert by the Henry Ford Concert Band, Dance and Cheerleader’s teams Location: School […]

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 […]

All Jefferson Parish Public Schools to Open Thursday, September 6, 2012 With The Exception of Grand Isle, Kerner and Fisher Middle-High

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) has announced that all but three of its schools will reopen for students Thursday, September 6, 2012. Schools across the District suffered damage from Hurricane Isaac, and today many schools remain without power.  The three schools receiving the greatest impact from the hurricane and opening later than the […]

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 […]