JPPSS Awarded Millions to Strengthen Struggling Schools

Children who attend some of the highest-need schools in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will soon receive extra support and resources as part of the district’s new Transformation Network. The district’s plan for improving persistently struggling schools was approved by the Louisiana Department of Education and the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. […]

Teacher of the Year Banquet Honors Best in JPPSS

The Jefferson Parish Public School System recognized excellence in education during its annual Teacher of the Year Awards Ceremony Luncheon May 18 at The Four Columns in Harvey. The Teacher of the Year from every JPPSS school was honored during this event that was attended by Jefferson Parish School Board members, business and community stakeholders, […]

Thibodeaux Elementary Students Show Thanks for Laughs, Lessons from First Responders

Thibodeaux Elementary and the Westwego Volunteer Fire Co. #1 helped teach students that, despite what they may have heard in the news lately, there are still plenty of good clowns. Watch the video above to learn more about a unique fire safety show and the special way Thibodeaux Elementary students gave back to these first […]

Jambalaya Cook-Off brings Fun, Funds to Thibodeaux Elementary

Myrtle C. Thibodeaux Elementary held its 2nd Annual Jambalaya Cook-Off on Saturday, March 14 at the Westwego Farmer’s Market and Fisheries Market. Along with plenty of good food, the event offered games, live music, and a presentation of the royal court. The JPS-TV crew spent the afternoon with organizers and festival-goers as they helped raise […]

Second Round of Pre-K Registration Open on May 28-29 and June 2-3

The Jefferson Parish Public School System will hold a second round of Pre-Kindergarten registration on May 28-29 and June 2-3 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. This second registration window for the 2015-2016 school year is for schools where there are still Pre-K openings. Registration will be held at the school you wish to register. Click here […]

Thibodeaux Elementary’s 2nd Annual Jambalaya Cook-Off Promises Family Fun for a Great Cause

Next year is finally here for Myrtle C. Thibodeaux Elementary School’s 2nd Annual Jambalaya Cook-Off. This much anticipated event to benefit the elementary school takes place Saturday, March 14 from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. at the Westwego Farmer’s Market and Fisheries Market on the Corner of Sala Ave. and 4th St. in Westwego. Along […]

Cooking for a Cause

Good food and fun were the order of the day at the first annual jambalaya cook-off held at Thibodeaux Elementary School in Westwego. Proceeds from the event will go toward establishing a science lab at the school. Planning began last September recruiting sponsors, selling shirts and involving parents. Seventeen teams participated. Along with jambalaya, there […]