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 […]

JPPSS Students Big Winners At Science & Engineering Fair

Students from the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) participated in the Greater New Orleans Science and Engineering Fair (Region IX) held last month at The University of New Orleans. Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies was the big winner with 29 awards. Other winning schools included Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy, Thomas Jefferson […]

Three JPPSS Schools Are In The Final Four

Three schools in the Jefferson Parish Public School System are in the NCAA Men’s Final Four Tournament being held in New Orleans this year. Four schools, Fisher Middle School, Livaudais Middle School, Haynes Academy, and Ruppel Academy participated in the Final Four Middle School Madness Program that qualified three of the schools to travel to […]