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Riverdale High Student Council Honored at the State Level

Student leaders from Riverdale High School were recognized at the state level by the Louisiana Association of Student Councils. Kaori Keyser, Diana Taj, Robert Trahant, Het Patel, Aarshvi Patel, Victoria Guillie, Amanda Wilburn, Allissa Gros, Harold Dorado, and Oscar Perez represented Riverdale High at the 66th annual Louisiana Association of Student Council Convention in Pineville, Louisiana […]

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 […]

Riverdale High IB Open House Set for November 12

Riverdale High School is holding an open house for its International Baccalaureate program on Thursday, November 12. The event lasts from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Prospective students will be given a guided tour by Riverdale High’s current student ambassadors. Riverdale High is located at 240 Riverdale Drive in Jefferson. For more information, visit the Riverdale High […]

AdvancED Awards JPPSS for Latest Chapter in Long History of Accreditation

An international education accreditation organization celebrated the accomplishments of Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) teachers, students, and staff at the October meeting of the Jefferson Parish School Board (JPSB). AdvancED Louisiana Director Ray Poplus presented the board with a plaque commemorating JPPSS on the accreditation the system was awarded in June. The largest community […]

Winn-Dixie Awards Riverdale High Student for Role in Revitalizing Gulf Coast

Riverdale High School senior Alexis Stort shared the stage with individuals like Sally-Ann and Robin Roberts and organizations like the American Red Cross and United Way at the inaugural Winn-Dixie Resilience Awards. The Winn-Dixie Resilience Awards are for individuals who have made a significant contribution in the rebuilding, rebirth, and revitalization of the Gulf Coast […]

JPS-TV Video: First Day of School Brings Back Memories

There is something special about the first day of school here in the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) and in districts around the nation. JPPSS Superintendent Isaac G. Joseph, board members, and district leaders visited a number of our schools to welcome in the 2015-2016 academic year. This eventful day brought back plenty of […]

JPS-TV Video: Principals Share Goals, Vision for their School Family

The first day of the 2015-2016 school year was extra special for 14 principals throughout the Jefferson Parish Public School System. For these instructional leaders, it marked the official beginning of their first school year as a principal. Hear from each of these educators as they introduce themselves and share their vision for the upcoming […]

JPPSS Announces Principal Selections for Schools Across District

The Jefferson Parish Public School System announced its new principals at schools throughout the district. Terrah Harrison-Averette – St. Ville Elementary School Terrah Harrison-Averette has been named principal of St. Ville Elementary School. She most recently served as academic dean at Terrytown Elementary. When defining her educational philosophy, Averette said that college and career readiness […]

Watch the 2015 High School Graduations on JPS-TV or Purchase Your Own DVD

Family members, teachers, and JPPSS students who are part of the Class of 2015 can relive a very special moment when JPS-TV airs this school year’s high school graduation ceremonies. The station can be seen on Cox cable channel 8 and AT&T U-verse channel 99. The airing times for each of the high school graduation […]

Five JPPSS High Schools Appear in 2015 U.S. News National Rankings

Five high schools in the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) were honored by U.S. News & World Report recently when the news organization released its national rankings for the Best High Schools of 2015. Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy, Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies, and Thomas Jefferson High School made the national rankings. […]