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JPPSS Students Compete in Social Studies Fair

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Social Studies Fair was held recently at John Ehret High. The following students placed in their respective categories, with the top two winners in each category qualifying for the Louisiana State Social Studies Fair in Lake Charles on March 3, 2017. ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DIVISION Individual Sociology 1st – Aidan […]

Videos, Photos Now Available for JPPSS “A” Breakfast of Champions

Over 1,600 students were honored at the Jefferson Parish Public School System’s annual Superintendent’s “A” Breakfast of Champions. The events recognize outstanding academic accomplishments for students who have earned an “A” in each course taken and no lower than a “B” in honor courses taken during the first and second nine-weeks marking periods. Those students and […]

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 2016 Mardi Gras parades. Don’t see […]

JPS-TV Video: Principals Share Goals, Vision for their School Family

The first day of the 2015-2016 school year was extra special for 14 principals throughout the Jefferson Parish Public School System. For these instructional leaders, it marked the official beginning of their first school year as a principal. Hear from each of these educators as they introduce themselves and share their vision for the upcoming […]

JPPSS Announces Principal Selections for Schools Across District

The Jefferson Parish Public School System announced its new principals at schools throughout the district. Terrah Harrison-Averette – St. Ville Elementary School Terrah Harrison-Averette has been named principal of St. Ville Elementary School. She most recently served as academic dean at Terrytown Elementary. When defining her educational philosophy, Averette said that college and career readiness […]

Livaudais Students Learn from Women Role Models in STEM

On February 28, students from Livaudais Middle School took part in the Girls in STEM at Tulane (GIST) program, which provides fifth through eighth grade girls with the opportunity to meet and work with women role models in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. A total of 56 young women from Livaudais attended workshops developed and […]

Livaudais Middle Inducts Students into National Junior Honor Society

Five students at Livaudais Middle School made up the inaugural class of the first Junior National Honor Society at the school. At the urging of national honor society members at West Jefferson High School, Rob Wyman, Livaudais chapter advisor, pulled together a committee to bring the organization to the school. Wyman said that there are […]

Livaudais Middle School Community Coordinates Toy Drive for Children’s Hospital

Livaudais Middle School recently held a toy drive benefiting Children’s Hospital of New Orleans. As part of Alex Fisher and Jack Dunphy’s 23rd Annual Toy Drive for Children’s Hospital, the students and staff of Livaudais collected more than 100 toys for patients. This is the eighth year that Livaudais has participated in the toy drive. “The […]

Livaudais Wins Jefferson Parish Soccer Championship

The Livaudais Middle School girls’ soccer team won the 2014 Jefferson Parish Girls Soccer Championship held at Livaudais Middle School on March 20, 2014. Livaudais won against John Q. Adams Middle School, with a score of 3-1 with a “shootout.” Immediately following, the Livaudais Middle School boys’ soccer team won the 2014 Jefferson Parish Boys […]

Livaudais Librarian Receives Grant

Livaudais Middle School’s librarian, Dolly Barrios, was awarded a $1,000 grant from Sam’s Club in Harvey. Barrios intends to utilize the funds for more books and a small piece of furniture for the library. Barrios said that the grant from Sam’s Club was not difficult to apply for and within a couple of months after […]