Jefferson Davis Parish Schools

French teacher reading to students
Hard at Work for our Children

Hard at Work for our Children

Students using chrome books in a classroom
Students experiencing a Coushatta Pow Wow.
Louisiana Sky

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Simply Louisiana

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Sunset

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owl

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Techn

Computer Technicians, Brandon Kelley and Carl Legros Win Makerspace Challenge at LACUE Summit

D. Reed

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Fair Ride
bee

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Welsh High Administrators discussing teaching methods
Students showing thumbs up
An infographic showing gears that represent student achievement, RTI 2.0, Fiscal Responsibility, and Community Relations.
A student is practicing wiring in preparation for the Jefferson Davis Mechanics Contest.
Two students helping each other
Congressional App Challenge Participants
Bus Training

Bus Training

sunset

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An alligator approaching a pond.
Chromebook Winner
Sunset in a rice field
Volunteer of the Year
Spider Web

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swamp

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A student working with small engines
Students are standing next to the Gulf Island Shipyards sign
Sunset over a barn
Simply Louisiana

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TNT
Using the 3-D Pens
A flock of Snow Geese and Specks
A student welding
Nursing students are standing in the Jennings Lobby
E-Missions

Students complete E-Mission with Challenger Learning Center.

Simply Louisiana

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A sunrise in Jefferson Davis Parish.
Simply Louisiana

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Simply Louisiana

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Rice Truck
Cow

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JHS Band
Honey Bees
Crawfishing

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TNT
Wood storks next to crayfish traps
Students are looking at a large auger
A view of a swamp
Mrs.Gobert teaching a lesson
Black Swallowtail butterfly enjoying  Zinnias
Chromebooks
FFA
Chrome Winner
Student looking at a computer screen
Students are touring the Gulf Island Shipyard
Crane

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Juneau
Roseate Spoonbill

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Enjoying another victory
Victory
Proud of Coach Lacomb
1975 Champions
State Champions
A group picture of the Elton Lady Indians
Cutting the net
The lady Indians cheering
Coaching Advice
Playoff Time
District Crown
Newspaper picture of Elton Lady Indians
Principal John Gay talking to the Lady Indians
Sports person of the week
A group picture of the Lady Indians touching the winning basketball
Elton Lady Indians
Scoreboard of final score
The lady Indians on the court
Marsh Madness
Fan Club
The Lady Indians holding up their winning trophy
State Champion Coaching

News and Announcements

Gilbeaux Named State Semi-Finalist for Louisiana Principal of the Year

Wilbert Gilbeaux, semi-finalist

Congratulations to Mr. Wilbert Gilbeaux, Principal of Jennings High School, for being named as a state semi-finalist for Louisiana Principal of the Year. As pictured, Mr. Gilbeaux recently received a surprise visit from the 2018 Louisiana Teacher of the Year Kimberly Eckert representing Dream Teachers, who came by to recognize him for being a distinguished state semi-finalist for Louisiana Principal of the Year. What an honor this is for such a deserving Jeff Davis Parish Principal! Jeff Davis Parish is certainly proud of Mr. Gilbeaux for this distinguished accomplishment, and we wish him the best as he continues on his quest for Louisiana Principal of the Year!

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 June 3rd -7th from 8:00am to 12:00pm at 203 East Plaquemine in Jennings. Coming to this course is required by DOE and Jeff Davis Parish for all persons who want to become a certified Louisiana bus driver. Applicants must be at least 21, possess a high school diploma or GED and a valid driver's license, be able to pass a DOTD physical drug screen and criminal background check.
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!

LaBouve Wins First Place in Braille Challenge

First place winner in apprentice class at Braille Challenge.

Congratulations to Jacob LaBouve, a Jefferson Davis Parish student, for winning first place in the apprentice class at the Braille Challenge! Jacob is pictured with his winning trophy and his teacher, Mrs. Megan Prejean. Great job, Jacob! What an awesome accomplishment!

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Upcoming Events

Last Day For Students
Date: 5/23/2019
Teacher Work Day
Date: 5/24/2019
Memorial Day
Date: 5/27/2019
Finance Meeting
Date: 6/18/2019, 5 PM
Location: School Board Office
School Board Meeting
Date: 6/20/2019, 6 PM
Location: School Board Office

District Spotlight

Lady Indians - State Champions
JDP Student Spotlight
 
Elton High School Lady Indians Claim the Class 1 A State Championship 
 
 
It has been a long time coming, and Jeff Davis Parish is proud to congratulate the Elton High School Lady Indians and Coach Roland LaComb for their phenomenal basketball season, claiming both the District Championship Title and the Louisiana Class 1 A State Championship Title.  It has been forty-four years since a State Championship Title has been secured by the Elton High School Lady Indian basketball team.  Through years of determination, endurance, and perseverance, the Lady Indians have continued the quest, and what a sweet victory it is for the 2018-2019 Lady Indians.
 
The Lady Indians, under the direction of Head Coach, Roland Lacomb and CECP coaches, Steve Wharton and Kaitlyn Lacomb, ended the 2018-19 basketball season with a season record of 30-3.  The Lady Indians were undefeated as the 4 1A District Champions (14-0).  
 
The Lady Indians entered playoff action and dominated as follows:
 
Regional Round - Lady Indians defeated Merryville (58-30)
Quarterfinal Round - Lady Indians defeated Tensas (88-87 OT)
Semi-Final Round - Lady Indians defeated Kipp BTW (38-34)
Finals - Lady Indians defeated Delhi (51-44)
 
Lady Indian Vici Woods earned the Class 1 A State Championship Most Outstanding Player Award and made the 2019 Girls Marsh Madness All-Tournament Team.
 
Hard word does indeed pay off!  Congratulations to the Lady Indians, Coach Roland Lacomb, Vici Woods,  Elton High School, and the Elton community for representing Jefferson Davis Parish in such a positive way! We are so happy for all of you and are proud of all that you have accomplished!
 
Elton High Lady Indians 2018 - 19 District and State 1A Champions:
 
Donna Sylestine
Jazzlyn Robinson
Nyshia Robinson
Hailey Leonard
Ma'Riah Lemoine
Autumn Williams
Trinity Williams
Shaina Miller
Nya Francis
Jasmine Journet
Alexis Courville
Summer Ceasar
Tessa Deshotel
Christina Deshotel
Maycie Fuselier
Victoria Woods
Jameica James
Jamaica James
 
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