Jefferson Davis Parish Schools

Elementary students eating breakfast in the cafeteria.
An alligator approaching a pond.
An elementary student learning to read.
Mrs.Rae Daigle is chosen as a semi-finalist for Louisiana State Principal of the Year.
Students line up to form the letter A to show that their school earned an A on their school report card.
Rice farming in Jefferson Davis Parish.
Students working collaboratively in groups.
A silhouette of farm equipment at sunset.
A student is practicing wiring in preparation for the Jefferson Davis Mechanics Contest.
A school displaying their school spirit with a stingers up banner.
A silhouette of farm equipment at sunset.
Egrets following a tractor in a rice field.
Cafeteria ladies serving breakfast.
Jennings High administrator and teachers at the state Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators (LACUE).

Jennings High participants at the LaCUE conference.

This is a graphic representation of the educational priorities of Jefferson Davis Parish school system.
An egret perched on a stick in one of our bayous.
A young girl putting up her book sack to prepare for the school day.
A sunrise in Jefferson Davis Parish.
A maintenance department employee met Britney Glaser at a recording of the KPLC morning show.
A Dr.Seuss bulletin board encouraging students to read.
Elementary students working in a computer lab.
Students lined up ready to enter a classroom.
Principals participating in a monthly Principal Meeting.
Students reading in the school's courtyard.
A young girl drawing a picture in art class.
A tugboat passing through one of our local rivers.
Roseate spoonbills in a crawfish pond.
Students watering a plant in their school's courtyard.
A father and daughter are walking to school.
Students working with manipulatives.
Students playing dodgeball in their Physical Education class.
A bulletin board containing various inspirational words.
A student writing his answer on an active board.
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 tugboat passing through one of our local rivers.
Students working in groups to complete their math homework.
A student is using a tablet to assist her with her school work.
Cafeteria workers preparing lunch.
Students experiencing a Coushatta Pow Wow.
A student drawing of an alligator.
A teacher using her active board to instruct her students.
Students entering the school bus to go back home.
A sunrise in Jefferson Davis Parish.
A teacher giving a student specialized instruction.
Oak trees surrounding a driveway.
Students working on a research project in a computer lab.
An elementary student is practicing her writing skills.
Cypress knees in a local bayou.
Young elementary students coloring.
A teacher is teaching a French lesson to her students.
Various examples of student's drawing from art class.
Welsh High School
Students participating in a science experiment at Lake Arthur Elementary's Science Day.
Jennings High School
Lacassine High School Home Economics Department
A flag flying high at one of our Jefferson Davis schools.
A student is working on a small engine in preparation for the Jefferson Davis Mechanics Contest.
Fenton Elementary School
A kindergarten class is utilizing their active board to increase student engagement.
Elton Elementary School
High School students are taking a college class through videoconferencing.
Students participating in a science experiment at Lake Arthur Elementary's Science Day
James Ward Elementary School
Jennings Elementary School
Students experiencing a Coushatta Pow Wow.
Welsh High School
Our state flower, a magnolia
Elton Elementary School
Fenton Elementary School
Teachers and administrators are discussing future professional development.
West End Instructional Center
Buses are lined up ready to pick up students to bring them to school.
Fenton Elementary School
This is a graphic representation of the educational priorities of Jefferson Davis Parish school system.
Teachers and administrators are discussing future professional development.
Welsh-Roanoke Junior High School
Mr.Roy Harris is reading to the students at Lake Arthur Elementary's Science Day.
A typical scene of bales of hay and crawfish traps.
Elton High School
JDPSB participants take part in hands-on lab at LaCUE.

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

A student is practicing his welding skills in preparation for the Jefferson Davis Mechanics Contest.
A bulletin board reminding students of good typing practices.
Hathaway High School
Lake Arthur High Logo

Lake Arthur High Seal

Welsh Elementary School
Lake Arthur High School
School office personnel working diligently to keep the school running smoothly.

News and Announcements

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.

Jefferson Davis Parish Students of the Year are named.

The following students are to be commended for their accomplishments, as they have been named the JDPSB district Students of the Year.
Ava F, from Elton Elementary was named as the Elementary Student of the Year.
Kylee C, from Hathaway High was named the Middle School Student of the Year.
Caroline H. from Lacassine High was named the High School Student of the Year.
Congratulations to each of the winners.

Early Childhood Community Network Kicks Off Their Spring Roundup

The Jefferson Davis Early Childhood and Community Network (ECCN) has scheduled its spring roundup for children age birth to five. Jefferson Davis Parish Schools will hold their annual Pre-K Roundup for the 2017-2018 school year at each community school site. In order for a child to attend Pre-K in August 2017, they need to be 4 years old on or before September 30, 2017.

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Upcoming Events

Lake Arthur Elementary Spring Roundup
Date: 2/21/2017, 8:30 AM 11:30 AM
Creating Online Forms Using Word
Date: 2/21/2017, 3:45 PM 4:45 PM
Location: Tech Center
Lacassine High School Spring Roundup
Date: 2/22/2017, 8:15 AM 11 AM
James Ward Elementary Spring Roundup
Date: 2/22/2017, 9 AM 12 PM
Elton Elementary Spring Roundup
Date: 2/23/2017, 8:30 AM 11 AM

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.