Jefferson Davis Parish Schools

News and Announcements

Jeff Davis School rankings help place Jennings in the top ten best cities for young families in Louisiana.
One of the main factors for determining this ranking was quality of education.
Jennings American Legion Hospital hosting enrollment workshop for Affordable Healthcare Act.
As a Public Service the Jennings American Legion Hospital will be hosting two sessions to assist families who are uninsured to access affordable health care insurance by February 15, as required by the Affordable Health Care Act. If you do not have insurance at this time and would like to acquire it or if you need more information please call Jacob @337-478-4822 ext. 14.
Jefferson Davis Parish recommended for AdvancEd Accreditation
The AdvancEd External Review Team that recently visited the parish, interviewing stakeholders, monitoring records, and observing in schools has recommended to the Accreditation Commission that Jefferson Davis Parish earn the distinction of accreditation by the AdvancEd Commission.
Parish Selects Teachers of the Year
The district Teachers of the Year are selected and the honors go to three Jennings teachers.
Three Jumpstart Career Expos are planned for Jefferson Davis Parish
The Jefferson Davis School system will be hosting 3 Jumpstart Career Expos in January and February.
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Upcoming Events

Jumpstart Career Expo

Date: 2/9/2015, 6 PM 7:30 PM
Location: Welsh High School
American Heritage/Mardi Gras Holiday
Date: 2/16/2015
American Heritage/Mardi Gras Holiday
Date: 2/17/2015
Teacher Inservice Bank Day
Date: 2/18/2015
4th 6 Weeks ends
Date: 2/19/2015

District Spotlight

Mary Herpin, Welsh High & Welsh Roanoke Jr High

Mary Herpin has been the band director at Welsh High School and Welsh Roanoke for 8 years. Before she was at Welsh she was the Lake Arthur band director for 11 years.  Mrs. Herpin has been responsible for restarting the band program at these schools.  She has been a band director for 19 years.  She directs marching bands, concert bands, and teaches Fine Arts Survey.  As a result of her outstanding performance as an instructor, she was chosen as the Welsh High School Teacher of the Year.  She is another example of the quality teachers found in Jefferson Davis Parish Schools.