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President Obama Responds to Letter from Meisler Middle Student

When Vivian Perdomo had some concerns about immigration, she penned a letter to President Barack Obama. Little did this Meisler Middle student know that she would receive a special reply.

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 […]

Eventful Meisler Morning Reinforces Culture, Honors First Responders

Meisler Middle students spent the final school day of Anti-Bullying Week learning how to maintain a positive campus culture and honoring a group of first responders for the role they serve at school and in the community. Friday, October 2, was “Shade Out Bullying” day at Meisler Middle. Students wore sunglasses to symbolize their stance against […]

JPPSS Names Students of the Year

Students from Harold Keller Elementary School, J.D. Meisler Middle School, and Thomas Jefferson High School have been named Students of the Year by the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS). The winners are: ·Gayoon Nam, 5th grade, Keller Elementary Daniel Lau, 8th grade, Meisler Middle Tram Nguyen, 12th grade, Thomas Jefferson High The three students […]

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 2015 Mardi Gras parades. Don’t see […]

Meisler Celebrates School Improvement

To celebrate their school improving from a letter grade of “C” to a “B,” J.D Meisler Middle School held a Turkey Bowl – an afternoon of fun, games, and refreshments. Students in each grade voted for six of their classmates to form a team to participate in the competitions. The teachers also had a team. […]

JPPSS Students to Represent Louisiana as National History Day Finalists

HARVEY—(April 30, 2014)—Students from the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) have been selected as finalists for the 2014 National History Day contest by placing first or second in the Louisiana State History Day Contest, recently held at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. The theme of this year’s competition was “Rights […]

Five JPPSS students to compete in 2013 GUMBO state invitational meet

Five Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) students will participate in the state GUMBO invitational meet this month. GUMBO (Games Uniting Mind and Body) is a track and field competition designed for school aged students who have physical or visual disabilities. Representing JPPSS are Alejendro Banegas (Meisler), Christopher Boudreaux (Estelle), Rivers Lacrouts (Riviere), Brian Maldonado […]

Chef Teaches Roosevelt and Meisler Students the Art of Healthy Cooking

On Tuesday, March 19, a group of enterprising young students at Theodore Roosevelt Middle School enjoyed an afternoon that would make most adults jealous: learning how to cook a delicious, healthy lasagna alongside New Orleans chef Alon Shaya. Shaya, chef and partner at Domenica restaurant, was the special guest of Cooking up Healthy Options and […]

Meisler Students Hope to Flip Their Classroom

Rachel Emmer’s special education class at Meisler Middle School hopes to win a makeover for their classroom through the “Flip Your Classroom” video contest  http://flipyourclassroom.einstruction.com  by creating a video called “Help Us Daily” http://flipyourclassroom.einstruction.com/performances/1bvdslwqre?back_url=http%3A%2F%2Fflipyourclassroom.einstruction.com%2F%2338 to the tune of the ever-popular Carly Rae Jepson hit, “Call Me, Maybe.” The contest, sponsored by eInstruction, calls for students across the country […]