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JPPSS Students Deliver Meals, Well-Wishes Door-to-Door on Thanksgiving

A number of student from the Jefferson Parish Public School System volunteered part of their Thanksgiving to make the holiday more enjoyable for community members. Key Club members from West Jefferson High, Thomas Jefferson High, Helen Cox High, Fisher Middle-High, and Ehret High were among the more than 50 volunteers who participated in a Thanksgiving […]

Winn-Dixie Awards Riverdale High Student for Role in Revitalizing Gulf Coast

Riverdale High School senior Alexis Stort shared the stage with individuals like Sally-Ann and Robin Roberts and organizations like the American Red Cross and United Way at the inaugural Winn-Dixie Resilience Awards. The Winn-Dixie Resilience Awards are for individuals who have made a significant contribution in the rebuilding, rebirth, and revitalization of the Gulf Coast […]

National Mentorship Program Develops Local Roots at Schneckenburger Elementary

In its nearly decade-long relationship with Schneckenburger Elementary, the Kids Hope USA mentorship program has almost tripled the number of mentors it provides to benefit students at this school. Kids Hope USA is a national organization that partners locally with Vineyard Church of New Orleans. The church adopted Schneckenburger, allowing the program’s trained volunteers to mentor select students for an […]