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JPPSS Students Compete in Social Studies Fair

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Social Studies Fair was held recently at John Ehret High. The following students placed in their respective categories, with the top two winners in each category qualifying for the Louisiana State Social Studies Fair in Lake Charles on March 3, 2017. ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DIVISION Individual Sociology 1st – Aidan […]

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 2017 Mardi Gras parades. Saturday, February 4 […]

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 […]

Teacher-Student Bond Enhances Classroom Libraries for Two JPPSS Schools

The relationship between teacher and student led to thousands of books being added to the libraries of two schools in the Jefferson Parish Public School System. Katy Graves is the current Superintendent of Schools for the Sag Harbor Union Free School District in New York. One of Graves’ former middle school students is current Theodore […]

Roosevelt Students Code in Class

Every computer program, smart phone app, and website around us is built with countless lines of code. Coding is the language written into the technology we use every day. For that reason, technology teacher Carol Chaloux was excited to expose her Roosevelt Middle School students to the power of coding by participating in the Hour […]

Chef Teaches Roosevelt and Meisler Students the Art of Healthy Cooking

On Tuesday, March 19, a group of enterprising young students at Theodore Roosevelt Middle School enjoyed an afternoon that would make most adults jealous: learning how to cook a delicious, healthy lasagna alongside New Orleans chef Alon Shaya. Shaya, chef and partner at Domenica restaurant, was the special guest of Cooking up Healthy Options and […]

JPPSS Schools Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

It’s Carnival time and Jefferson Parish Public School System bands are participating in several parades. Our talented students and their band directors deserve a big thank you for getting parade-goers in the Mardi Gras spirit. The following is a list of schools and parades: Adams Middle – Driftwood Bonnabel High – Carrollton, Excalibur, Le Krewe d’Etat, […]