Jefferson Davis Parish Schools

Jefferson Davis Parish School Closures

Due to Tropical Storm Cindy, all Jefferson Davis Parish School Board locations will be closed on Wednesday, June 21 and Thursday, June 22, 2017. Plans are to reopen on Friday, June 23, 2017.

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Students reading in the school's courtyard.
Elementary students eating breakfast in the cafeteria.
A young girl drawing a picture in art class.
A sunrise in Jefferson Davis Parish.
Elementary students working in a computer lab.
Students working on a research project in a computer lab.
Students line up to form the letter A to show that their school earned an A on their school report card.
A student is using a tablet to assist her with her school work.
A teacher giving a student specialized instruction.
Principals participating in a monthly Principal Meeting.
Roseate spoonbills in a crawfish pond.
Mrs.Rae Daigle is chosen as a semi-finalist for Louisiana State Principal of the Year.
A bulletin board containing various inspirational words.
Egrets following a tractor in a rice field.
A teacher using her active board to instruct her students.
A teacher is teaching a French lesson to her students.
This is a graphic representation of the educational priorities of Jefferson Davis Parish school system.
Students playing dodgeball in their Physical Education class.
A school displaying their school spirit with a stingers up banner.
A silhouette of farm equipment at sunset.
A student drawing of an alligator.
Oak trees surrounding a driveway.
Students working collaboratively in groups.
A father and daughter are walking to school.
A student writing his answer on an active board.
Young elementary students coloring.
Cypress knees in a local bayou.
Lake Arthur High team presented at the state Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators (LACUE).

Lake Arthur High team presented at the state Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators (LACUE).

A young girl putting up her book sack to prepare for the school day.
A student is practicing wiring in preparation for the Jefferson Davis Mechanics Contest.
Rice farming in Jefferson Davis Parish.
Students experiencing a Coushatta Pow Wow.
An egret perched on a stick in one of our bayous.
An elementary student is practicing her writing skills.
Jennings High administrator and teachers at the state Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators (LACUE).

Jennings High participants at the LaCUE conference.

A Dr.Seuss bulletin board encouraging students to read.
Students lined up ready to enter a classroom.
Various examples of student's drawing from art class.
An elementary student learning to read.
Students working in groups to complete their math homework.
An alligator approaching a pond.
Students watering a plant in their school's courtyard.
A tugboat passing through one of our local rivers.
A maintenance department employee met Britney Glaser at a recording of the KPLC morning show.
Cafeteria ladies serving breakfast.
Cafeteria workers preparing lunch.
Students working with manipulatives.
Students entering the school bus to go back home.
Lake Arthur High Logo

Lake Arthur High Seal

Welsh-Roanoke Junior High School
Students participating in a science experiment at Lake Arthur Elementary's Science Day.
A kindergarten class is utilizing their active board to increase student engagement.
This is a graphic representation of the educational priorities of Jefferson Davis Parish school system.
James Ward Elementary School
A typical scene of bales of hay and crawfish traps.
Buses are lined up ready to pick up students to bring them to school.
Welsh Elementary School
Mr.Roy Harris is reading to the students at Lake Arthur Elementary's Science Day.
Hathaway High School
School office personnel working diligently to keep the school running smoothly.
Welsh High School
Fenton Elementary School
Fenton Elementary School
A bulletin board reminding students of good typing practices.
Elton High School
Jennings High School
Jennings Elementary School
Fenton Elementary School
West End Instructional Center
Elton Elementary School
Teachers and administrators are discussing future professional development.
Welsh High School
Lacassine High School Home Economics Department
Teachers and administrators are discussing future professional development.
A student is practicing his welding skills in preparation for the Jefferson Davis Mechanics Contest.
Elton Elementary School
High School students are taking a college class through videoconferencing.
A flag flying high at one of our Jefferson Davis schools.
Students experiencing a Coushatta Pow Wow.
Our state flower, a magnolia
JDPSB participants take part in hands-on lab at LaCUE.

Jefferson Davis participates in hands-on workshops at LaCUE conference.

Lake Arthur High School
A student is working on a small engine in preparation for the Jefferson Davis Mechanics Contest.
Students participating in a science experiment at Lake Arthur Elementary's Science Day

News and Announcements

Jefferson Davis Parish School Closures

Due to Tropical Storm Cindy, all Jefferson Davis Parish School Board locations will be closed on Wednesday, June 21 and Thursday, June 22, 2017. Plans are to reopen on Friday, June 23, 2017.

School Bus Summer Classes

Learn to Drive the School Bus Summer Class
Jeff Davis Parish School Board will host a pre-service training and behind-the-wheel training for new substitute and activity bus drivers. The training will be held at the school board office on the dates below at 203 East Plaquemine in Jennings. Completing this course is required by DOE and Jeff Davis Parish for all persons who want to become a certified Louisiana bus driver. Please call Mrs. Lelia Arceneaux, Transportation Secretary, at 824-2003 if you are interested in participating in this course and she will give you the application and let you know the beginning steps. We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming training!!!

June 23rd, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th 8:00-12:00 am each day

Edlio End of the Year Tips for Teachers Webinar

Topic
Edlio End of Year Tips for Teachers Webinar
Description
Get ready for summer with these easy tips for teachers: reviewing your pages, updating for summer programs or get a head start on next year; setting up Summer and Fall classes, including how to integrate with Google classroom and copying classes; and managing your contact lists and teacher/class page subscribers.
Time
May 5, 2017 2:30 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)
(Please note that the website shows Pacific Time Zone. Our Time zone is shown above.)
More information can be found on your Edlio Administration site for your webpages.

2017 College/Career Expo

The third annual College/Career Expo will be February 9, 2017 from 5:30-7:00 PM at Jennings High School. All Jeff Davis parish students from grades 8-12 and their parents are invited and encouraged to attend. Students will be exposed to high school opportunities for classes and training, post-secondary paths and career choices. Please enter through the school's front lobby.

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Upcoming Events

Finance Meeting
Date: 7/18/2017, 5 PM
Location: School Board Office
School Board Meeting
Date: 7/20/2017, 6 PM
Location: School Board Office
Excel Basics
Date: 7/25/2017, 8:30 AM 10 AM
Location: Tech Center
Excel Beyond the Basics
Date: 7/25/2017, 10:30 AM 12 PM
Location: Tech Center
Promethean Beginners
Date: 7/27/2017, 8:30 AM 10 AM
Location: Tech Center

District Spotlight

Jefferson Davis District Teachers of the Year 

Congratulations to our newly selected Jefferson Davis Parish Teachers of the Year.  Each of the district level winners will go on to compete on the regional level.  
 
The High School District Teacher of the Year is Lana Myers.  Lana teaches at Elton High School.
The Middle School Teacher of the Year is Roy Harris. Roy teaches at Lake Arthur Elementary.
The Elementary Teacher of the Year is Jennifer Howell.  Jennifer teaches at Hathaway High.