National Mentorship Program Develops Local Roots at Schneckenburger Elementary

In its nearly decade-long relationship with Schneckenburger Elementary, the Kids Hope USA mentorship program has almost tripled the number of mentors it provides to benefit students at this school. Kids Hope USA is a national organization that partners locally with Vineyard Church of New Orleans. The church adopted Schneckenburger, allowing the program’s trained volunteers to mentor select students for an […]

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 […]

Appreciation, Gratitude Help Schneckenburger Elementary Earn Another $1,000 Donation from Knights of Columbus

The appreciation, gratitude, and family atmosphere displayed at Walter G. Schneckenburger Elementary earned the school’s special education department its second $1000 donation in as many years from the Knights of Columbus Edward J. Stoulig Council #3528. “I can’t say enough about that entire staff,” said Knights of Columbus Stoulig Council #3528 Grand Knight Henry Richardson, […]

Kenner City Council Honors Schneckenburger Elementary School

On Thursday, November 20, 2014, the Kenner City Council honored Schneckenburger Elementary with a Certificate of Recognition and a Proclamation recognizing Schneckenburger’s academic achievements in the 2013-14 school year. Schneckenburger was one of the district’s 15  grade “A” schools in 2014. Schneckenburger principal Diane Hodge and district 9 school board member Sandy Denapolis-Bosarge represented the Jefferson Parish […]

Schneckenburger K-Kids Club Donate over 1,000 Pounds of Food

The K-Kids Club members at Walter Schneckenburger Elementary School in Kenner have been very busy collecting food for Second Harvest Food Bank. Their recent drive resulted in a donation of 1,261 pounds of nonperishable items to the local food bank. Second Harvest’s Community Outreach Coordinator Christina Lott thanked the 371 students of Schneckenburger for their […]

JPPSS Students Are Super Kids – Super Sharing!

Thousands of books and pieces of sports equipment have been collected and donated to under-served children in the Greater New Orleans area, thanks to the efforts of local students. “Super Kids – Super Sharing was a program that we started 13 years ago in every host Super Bowl city,” said Jack Groh, director of the […]

Marrero Academy and Schneckenburger Elementary Team Up with NFL Super Kids-Super Sharing Project

Thousands of books and pieces of sports equipment have been collected and donated to under-served children in the Greater New Orleans area, thanks to the efforts of local students. JPPSS schools Marrero Academy and Schneckenberger Elementary recently teamed up with the National Football League, New Orleans Saints, New Orleans 2013 Super Bowl Host Committee and […]

Four JPPSS Schools Receive Grants from Laura Bush Foundation

Four schools in the Jefferson Parish Public School System were awarded grants from the Laura Bush Foundation that will be used to rebuild and stock the schools’ libraries this year. The four schools were part of a total of 23 schools from the Gulf Coast region that were awarded grants. Schneckenburger Elementary School, Harris Middle […]

Bissonet Elementary Is Healthiest School In System

Bissonet Plaza Elementary School was recently selected as a recipient of the annual School Health Award for the 2008-2009 school year by the Louisiana Department of Education. This is the first time the Metairie school has been recognized for this award. The School Health Award recognizes activities that encourage students to develop lifelong healthful eating and […]