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 […]

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 […]

Students Let Their Creativity Shine through Summer Arts Camp

Kids in Jefferson Parish let their creativity shine at Summer Arts Camps held at various schools around the district. According to Jennifer Campbell, Summer Arts Camp Director at Truman Middle School, the experience is just “a whole lot of fun” for the children. “We have several classes including wood working, cartooning, music, chorus, chess, painting, […]

JPPSS Teachers Selected for National Science Teachers Association Fellowship Program

Leslie St. Julien, a teacher at Truman Middle School and Shelia Banks, a teacher at John Ehret High School have been chosen as Fellows in the 2012-2013 National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) New Science Teacher Academy. Banks and St. Julien are two of eleven NSTA Fellows from Louisiana and are among 244 science educators across […]