Jefferson Davis Parish Schools


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Sunset in a rice field
Students are touring the Gulf Island Shipyard
Bus Training

Bus Training

JHS Band
Wood storks next to crayfish traps
Honey Bees
French teacher reading to students
Simply Louisiana

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Sunset over a barn
Sharon Jackson
Using the 3-D Pens

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Two students helping each other
Rice Truck
Fair Ride
A sunrise in Jefferson Davis Parish.
Students experiencing a Coushatta Pow Wow.
Students using chrome books in a classroom
Simply Louisiana

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D. Reed

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An egret perched on a stick in one of our bayous.

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A view of a swamp
Students are standing next to the Gulf Island Shipyards sign
Students showing thumbs up
Volunteer of the Year
Simply Louisiana

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A student working with small engines
Hard at Work for our Children

Hard at Work for our Children

Congressional App Challenge Participants
Welsh High Administrators discussing teaching methods
Cypress knees in a local bayou.
A flock of Snow Geese and Specks
Black Swallowtail butterfly enjoying  Zinnias
Roseate Spoonbill

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

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


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Nursing students are standing in the Jennings Lobby
Cathy Smith
Teachers at a meeting
A student is practicing wiring in preparation for the Jefferson Davis Mechanics Contest.
Simply Louisiana

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Students are looking at a large auger
Simply Louisiana

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Water lilies
Chromebook Winner
An alligator approaching a pond.
A student welding
Student looking at a computer screen
Mrs.Gobert teaching a lesson
A group picture of the Lady Indians touching the winning basketball
Scoreboard of final score
Marsh Madness
Cutting the net
Playoff Time
Proud of Coach Lacomb
District Crown
1975 Champions
A group picture of the Elton Lady Indians
Principal John Gay talking to the Lady Indians
The lady Indians on the court
Fan Club
State Champion Coaching
Newspaper picture of Elton Lady Indians
Coaching Advice
Sports person of the week
Elton Lady Indians
State Champions
The Lady Indians holding up their winning trophy
Enjoying another victory
The lady Indians cheering

News and Announcements

School Closure

Due to changing weather conditions and the timing of the severe weather entering Jeff Davis parish, all Jeff Davis school will be closed on Thursday, April 18, 2019.

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

Easter Break
Date: 4/22/2019
Easter Break
Date: 4/23/2019
Easter Break
Date: 4/24/2019
Easter Break
Date: 4/25/2019
Easter Break
Date: 4/26/2019

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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