JPPSS High School Basketball Media Night Tips Off a New Season

High school basketball teams from across the Jefferson Parish Public School System gathered at the Ochsner Sports Medicine Center to be interviewed by area media about the upcoming season. Go behind the scenes of this inaugural event to learn more about JPPSS hoops and what other events might be planned for the future.

Ochsner Summer Program Offers Hands-on Medical Training for Louisiana High School Students

Ochsner Health Systems is looking for Louisiana high school students who’d like to dedicate part of their summer vacation towards a future career in science and medicine. One of the nation’s largest independent academic health systems is holding an informational session for its Science-Technology-Academics-Research (STAR) program on February 25 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the […]

Bonnabel Magnet Academy Wins Alliance for a Healthier Generation Bronze Award

Bonnabel Magnet Academy High School was awarded the prestigious National Recognition award at the bronze level from the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, one of the country’s most extensive childhood obesity prevention efforts whose Healthy Schools Program provides free support and resources to fight childhood obesity to more than 18,000 schools nationwide. Bonnabel is only […]

Healthy Bodies Equal Healthy Minds

With much fanfare, the newly remodeled school based health center at John Ehret High School opened last month. The clinic had been previously housed in a temporary building and was in desperate need of repair. Thanks to a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, school officials were able to renovate […]