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JPPSS Remembers Beloved Principal, Teacher, and Friend Dr. Scott Steckler

Long-time George Cox Elementary Principal Dr. Scott Steckler, 68, died Friday, December 11. A beloved teacher and administrator during his over 45 years with the Jefferson Parish Public School System, Dr. Steckler possessed a true passion for his students and coworkers that was evident in the dedicated service he showed each and every day. “Scott’s legacy […]

George Cox Elementary Named State’s Only Tier 1 WellSpot School

It was a healthy celebration in more ways than one recently at George Cox Elementary. The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals’ Well-Ahead Louisiana program named the Jefferson Parish Public School (JPPSS) the state’s only Tier 1 WellSpot school. The designation means George Cox meets the program’s highest level of achievement in an effort to help Louisiana […]