Get to Know the JPPSS Language Immersion Program

The Jefferson Parish Public School System offers French and Spanish language immersion programs as part of its Magnet Program. Get to know more about these culturally rich offerings by watching the series of brief videos below. The French and Spanish immersion programs develop student proficiency in a second language while providing a foundation in fundamentals […]

JPPSS Language Immersion Programs Open House Events Set for March 9, 10 and 17

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) has announced Open House dates for its Language Immersion Programs. Representatives from the district’s magnet and academic programs and the schools at which they are offered will be in attendance. The meetings will take place on the following dates: Wednesday, March 9 | 6 p.m. Geraldine Boudreaux Elementary (950 Behrman Highway […]

International School of Louisiana Recognized as State-Certified World Language Immersion School

The Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) announced three schools in five locations in Louisiana — including Jefferson Parish’s International School of Louisiana (ISL) — have been designated as State-Certified World Language Immersion Schools. The designation, created through Act 361 of the 2013 Regular Legislative Session, is based on overall excellence in offering high-quality, highly-effective world […]

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 […]