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Schneckenburger Elementary Named National Title I Distinguished School

Schneckenburger Elementary was selected as a 2016 National Title I Distinguished School based on outstanding student growth and overall performance. This award is especially prestigious as only two schools per state are selected annually. A project of the National Title I Association, the National Title I Distinguished Schools Program publicly recognizes qualifying Title I schools […]

Time Capsule Opening a Time to Reminisce for Close-Knit JPPSS Family

Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) Title I and federal programs employees past and present gathered at the JPPSS Administration Building recently to open a time capsule that was sealed in 1990. While unveiling items sealed inside the capsule 25 years ago led to excitement and curiosity, being in the company of so many familiar faces […]

Students Discover Creative Fun During Summer Arts Camp

While many of their classmates were just starting to ease in to summer vacation, students from across the area took part in the annual Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) Summer Arts Camp. This unique three-week program that ran June 1-19 is offered by JPPSS and Title I. Students in grades 2-7 learn skills in visual and […]

JPPSS Summer Arts Camp Registration Open Until May 15

The Jefferson Parish Public School System and Title I offer a unique, three-week summer program for students in grades 2-7. Registration for the Summer Arts Camp is available now through Friday, May 15. The Summer Arts Camp will be available on both sides of the river from June 1-19. The Eastbank campus is Riverdale Middle School. The Westbank […]

Bridgedale Elementary Named National Title I Distinguished School

The Jefferson Parish Public School System announced today that Bridgedale Elementary School has been named as a 2014 National Title I Distinguished School. Bridgedale was awarded the honor based on outstanding performance as a Category 2 school: one that has significantly closed the achievement gap between student groups. Only two schools in Louisiana were recognized […]