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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 Middle School’s IB Open House Set for February 2

Riverdale Middle School will hold its annual International Baccalaureate Open House on Tuesday, February 2 at 6 p.m. The evening begins with a presentation in the school library. Parents and prospective students will then be escorted by tour guides to various classrooms where teachers from a wide range of subjects will present information about the […]

JPPSS Awards District’s Top Young i-Ready Achievers

i-Ready is an online reading and math program used by elementary and middle school students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System. JPPSS conducted a Fall i-Ready Contest to recognize our district’s top performers in each grade level. Here are some pictures of the winners, who got surprise visits by staff who dropped off prize packs […]

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 […]

Students Discover Creative Fun During Summer Arts Camp

While many of their classmates were just starting to ease in to summer vacation, students from across the area took part in the annual Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) Summer Arts Camp. This unique three-week program that ran June 1-19 is offered by JPPSS and Title I. Students in grades 2-7 learn skills in visual and […]

Dance Troupe Shares Moves, Culture with Riverdale Middle Students

Riverdale Middle School welcomed two professional dance instructors from Liquid Rhythm Inc. on April 21-22. The duo spent two days presenting the style and culture of Salsa dancing. Their visit was hosted by the Riverdale Middle School Foreign Language Club as part of its mission to promote internationalism throughout the school. Mariangel Mendoza-Dollis and Derik […]

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 2015 Mardi Gras parades. Don’t see […]

Nineteen JPPSS Teachers Awarded QSM Grants

Nineteen teachers from the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) have been awarded a grant from the Quality Science & Mathematics Grant Program (QSM). The QSM program was established by the Louisiana Legislature in the summer of 1992 for the purpose of providing materials and equipment to math and science public school teachers. The program, […]

Pen Pals Finally Meet

After two years of corresponding, students from Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies met their pen pals from Le Lycee de Beaumont in France face to face the week of April 15, 2013. Teacher Roxane Coron said that the purpose of the visit was for the students to develop a better cultural understanding of each other […]

JPPSS Students Big Winners At Science & Engineering Fair

Students from the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) participated in the Greater New Orleans Science and Engineering Fair (Region IX) held last month at The University of New Orleans. Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies was the big winner with 29 awards. Other winning schools included Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy, Thomas Jefferson […]