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Keller Elementary’s Samuel Korn Named Regional Finalist for Louisiana Student of the Year

A special year just got even more remarkable for Harold Keller Elementary fifth grade student Samuel Korn. The current JPPSS Elementary Student of the Year has been named a regional finalist for the Louisiana Department of Education’s annual Students of the Year competition. “Congratulations to each of these students for their impressive accomplishments, and for being […]

Cox Excellence in Education 2014 Luncheon

JPPSS’ Students, Teachers and Principal of the Year will be honored during the Cox Excellence in Education 2014 Luncheon, Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at the Hilton New Orleans Airport in Kenner. The event is sponsored by Jefferson Chamber. Featured speaker will be legendary LSU coach, Skip Bertman. For more information and reservations, go online at […]

JPPSS Names Students of the Year

Three students were recently surprised with a visit from Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) Superintendent Dr. James Meza Jr. because they were selected as the district’s students of the year. Elementary student of the year is Metairie Academy fifth grader Rishik Bethi. He has received the Superintendent’s Award, presented to students who earn straight […]

Haynes Student Named Regional Finalist for Student of the Year

Injee Hong, middle school Student of the Year for the Jefferson Parish Public School System, has been named one of 18 regional finalists who will compete for the state title of Student of the Year. Hong, an eighth grader at Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies, is no stranger to the spotlight. She was named Louisiana’s […]

JPPSS Students of the Year 2012-2013

Three students were recently surprised with a visit from JPPSS Superintendent Dr. James Meza, Jr., who congratulated the students for being chosen as the “Student of the Year” for elementary, middle, and high school levels. Each honored student received a cookie bouquet as a sweet treat. The 2012 – 2013 JPPSS Students of the Year […]

Students, Teachers, Principals of Year Honored

The Students, Teachers, and Principals of the Year for the Jefferson Parish Public School System were honored at the Excellence in Education award ceremony. The annual award ceremony, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and Cox Communications, celebrates the accomplishments of students, teachers, and principals from the 2011-2012 school year. Congratulations to our Students, Teachers, […]

JPPSS Student Named Finalist in Student of Year Program

A Bissonet Plaza Elementary School student was recently named a finalist in the Louisiana Student of the Year program for the 2012 – 2013 school year. Bissonet student Bennett Rine is one of five other finalists in the elementary school category and will compete for top honors during a daylong program at the state department […]