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, […]

Students Get “One-on-One” Attention Through Professional Learning Communities

Professional Learning Communities allow teachers to work together across subjects and grade levels. This benefits students by providing them with a team of teachers who collaborate on the best ways to individualize lessons. Here at McDonogh No. 26 Elementary, teachers say PLCs are the equivalent of one-on-one instruction for every child. JPPSS held the third of […]

JPPSS students help celebrate John McDonogh Day

John McDonogh Day is Jefferson Parish’s oldest annual community event. It honors public school philanthropist John McDonogh. Students from McDonogh No. 26 Elementary helped celebrate this year’s 126th annual event. Click the link above to watch it in its entirety.

Public Hearing Announced for May 26 to Discuss Reopening of St. Ville and Douglass Elementary Schools

The Jefferson Parish School Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 26, at 4 p.m. to take comments on the reopening of St. Ville and Douglass Elementary with a French Immersion Program starting with the 2015-2016 school year. The meeting will take place in the boardroom of the Jefferson Parish Public School System Administration […]

New Orleans Author Cornell P. Landry Vists McDonogh 26 Elementary School

On Monday, October 27, New Orleans author Cornell Landry visited a third grade class at McDonogh 26 Elementary School to read his books and answer questions about the writing process. Landry, born and raised in the Westbank, is the author of multiple New Orleans-themed books including Goodnight NOLA, One Dat, Two Dat, Are You a Who Dat?, and Happy Mardi […]

Johnson-Gretna Park, McDonogh 26, Worley and Truman Have School on March 26

The students at Johnson-Gretna Park Elementary, McDonogh 26 Elementary, Worley Middle and Truman Middle Schools must report to school on Monday, March 26 at the school’s regular operating hours. Parents are reminded that Monday, March 26 is a regular school day for their children who attend these four schools. For more information, contact the principal […]

Extended Day Information for SIG Schools

Parents of students who attend an elementary or middle school receiving School Improvement Grant (SIG) funds should be aware of the extended day at that school for the 2011/2012 year. The following elementary schools will begin at 8:30 a.m. and dismiss at 4:20 p.m. – Woodmere, Wall, Johnson Gretna Park, McDonogh #26 and Washington. The following middle […]