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Helen Cox High’s Mark Perry Named Semi-Finalist for Louisiana Principal of the Year

Helen Cox High School Principal Mark Perry has been named one of the state’s top education leaders. The Jefferson Parish Public School System High School Principal of the Year is among 24 of the 2017 Principal of the Year Semi-Finalists announced today by the Louisiana Department of Education. These educators are making exceptional gains with students, […]

JPPSS Names Elementary, Middle, and High School Principals of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) named its district winners for the Louisiana Department of Education’s 2017 Principal of the Year. Bridgedale Elementary’s Benjamin Moscona, Estelle School’s Alisha Gilbert, and Helen Cox High’s Mark Perry each received this prestigious honor. The three JPPSS educators are now eligible to become 2017 Louisiana Principal of the Year. Click […]

JPPSS Educators Named Finalist for Louisiana Teacher and Principal of the Year

Two Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) educators have been named finalists for Teacher and Principal of the Year by the Louisiana Department of Education. Leo Kerner, Jr. Elementary Principal Suzanne Bordlee is one of nine finalists for the 2016 Principal of the Year. Geraldine Boudreaux Elementary 3rd grade teacher Pablo M. M. Pato is […]

JPPSS Announces Teachers of the Year and Principals of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) announced its honorees for the 2016 Louisiana Teacher of the Year and Principal of the Year programs, recognition programs run by the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) that honor the most exceptional educators from each local school system throughout the state. Named as the 2016 JPPSS Teachers of […]

Joshua Butler Students Succeed with Conscious Discipline

Three years ago, Joshua Butler Elementary School instituted conscience discipline in an effort to change the culture of the school. During that time, Butler raised its school letter grade from a D to B. In recognition of this and for their many accomplishments, Butler Principal Denise Rehm has been named the 2015 Louisiana Principal of […]

Denise Rehm of Butler Elementary Named Louisiana Principal of the Year

The Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) has named Denise Rehm, principal of Joshua Butler Elementary School in Westwego, as the 2015 Louisiana Principal of the Year during the 8th annual Cecil J. Picard EducatorExcellence Symposium in Baton Rouge. The annual event honors the most exceptional educators from local school systems throughout the state. “JPPSS is […]

JPPSS Principal Named Finalist for State Principal of the Year Award

Joshua Butler Elementary School principal Denise Rehm has been named a 2015 Principal of the Year finalist by the Louisiana Department of Education. “Being a principal is one of the most challenging and important jobs in our district,” said Superintendent James Meza, Jr. “I want to congratulate and thank Mrs. Rehm for her leadership, vision, […]

Cox Excellence in Education 2014 Luncheon

JPPSS’ Students, Teachers and Principal of the Year will be honored during the Cox Excellence in Education 2014 Luncheon, Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at the Hilton New Orleans Airport in Kenner. The event is sponsored by Jefferson Chamber. Featured speaker will be legendary LSU coach, Skip Bertman. For more information and reservations, go online at […]

JPPSS Educators Named Semi-Finalists for State Teacher and Principal of the Year

Two Jefferson Parish Public School System educators were named as semi-finalists in the 2015 teacher and principal of the year competition by the Louisiana Department of Education. More than 50 districts from around the state submitted nominations. Troy Hobson, 5th grade teacher at Greenlawn Terrace Elementary School in Kenner, moved on in the teacher of […]

JPPSS Announces Teachers of the Year, Principal of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) announced its honorees for the 2015 Louisiana Teacher of the Year and Principal of the Year programs, recognition programs run by the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) that honor the most exceptional educators from each local school system throughout the state. The JPPSS 2015 Teachers of the Year […]