Riverdale Principal Named Region 1 High School Principal of the Year

Riverdale High School Principal Denise Carpenter is into the state competition for  Principal of the Year after making it through regional review. Carpenter was selected last month by other principals within the system to represent Jefferson Parish in the annual recognition. “Ms. Carpenter is an outstanding example of what public education can achieve,” said JPPSS Acting […]

Two JPPSS Students Honored For Achievement

Two students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System were honored at the annual NOCCA President’s Award for achievement in the creative arts. Grace King High School senior Kelly Barberito was honored for dance.  Riverdale High School junior Jacob Lacour was honored for classical instrumental.  Both students received the 2011 President’s Award for their best examples of […]

Riverdale H.S. TV Production Team Wins Nine State Broadcast Awards

Riverdale High School’s television production program, the WRHS Newsteam, won nine awards at the Louisiana Scholastic Press Association (LSPA) conference. The news team won two overall awards including Best Newscast and Best Sportscast.  In addition to the two overall awards, students claimed seven individual honors.   Senior Philip Buhler earned three individual awards for best sports […]