Jefferson Davis Parish Schools

An infographic showing gears that represent student achievement, RTI 2.0, Fiscal Responsibility, and Community Relations.
Crawfishing

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A view of a swamp
Rice Truck
Welsh High Administrators discussing teaching methods
Sunset

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Simply Louisiana

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Students experiencing a Coushatta Pow Wow.
Students using chrome books in a classroom
Students showing thumbs up
Fair Ride
TNT
Crane

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A flock of Snow Geese and Specks
TNT
swamp

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Mrs.Gobert teaching a lesson
Sunset over a barn
D. Reed

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Juneau
JHS Band
Sunset in a rice field
Honey Bees
Wood storks next to crayfish traps
Volunteer of the Year
A student working with small engines
Chrome Winner
Cow

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Congressional App Challenge Participants
Bus Training

Bus Training

Chromebooks
A sunrise in Jefferson Davis Parish.
Simply Louisiana

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Techn

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

Hard at Work for our Children

Hard at Work for our Children

FFA
Chromebook Winner
bee

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Simply Louisiana

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Student looking at a computer screen
Simply Louisiana

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Students are looking at a large auger
Roseate Spoonbill

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A student is practicing wiring in preparation for the Jefferson Davis Mechanics Contest.
An alligator approaching a pond.
sunset

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Spider Web

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Louisiana Sky

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owl

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Students are standing next to the Gulf Island Shipyards sign
Using the 3-D Pens
A student welding
Black Swallowtail butterfly enjoying  Zinnias
French teacher reading to students
Simply Louisiana

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Two students helping each other
Students are touring the Gulf Island Shipyard
E-Missions

Students complete E-Mission with Challenger Learning Center.

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

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!

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Upcoming Events

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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