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West Jefferson and Higgins High Students Can Now Apply for Escalera STEM Program

Applications are now being accepted for the Puentes New Orleans Escalera STEM program. The opportunity is available to students of West Jefferson and L.W. Higgins High who will be a junior in August 2015 and will commit to attending the program’s after school classes throughout its duration. Classes start in August 2015. Students will learn about […]

JPPSS Students Earn Trip to D.C. for National Latino Advocacy Days

Two Jefferson Parish Public School System students traveled to Washington D.C. recently where they joined peers from around the nation for a three-day event emphasizing the importance of engaging their elected officials. West Jefferson High senior Jessica Aragonez and L.W. Higgins High senior Shakira Rodriguez were selected to represent the Puentes New Orleans Escalera Program during the […]

Puentes New Orleans Immigration & Legal Resource Fair March 21

Puentes New Orleans is holding a resource fair to benefit hundreds of families in Jefferson and Orleans Parish. The Immigration and Legal Resource Fair will be held March 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Bonnabel High School Gymnasium located on 2801 Bruin Drive in Kenner. Some of the issues included in the informative […]