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Thomas Jefferson High School strives to provide a holistic academic environment in which all students will excel with the guidance of educators, parents, and the community.

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TJHS Band Marches in Parade for the First Time

  Thomas Jefferson High School’s Band marched their first parade February 6th, 2015 in the Cleopatra Parade Uptown.


JPPSS Student of the Year

Tram Nguyen recently received a surprise visit from Acting Superintendent Michelle Blouin-Williams and their family members to officially announce their selection as Students of the Year. “These students are so impressive in every way,” said Blouin-Williams. “We are excited to honor not only the students, but also their families, teachers, and school leadership through this program. […]


Financial Aid Expert Answers Your Questions during Facebook Chat on February 10

The Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance (LOSFA) will host its fifth annual Financial Aid and College Access Facebook Chat Night on Tuesday, February 10 from 6-8 p.m. To participate in the chat, simply log in to Facebook, “Like” LOSFA’s page, then post your questions on LOSFA’s Facebook wall. A LOSFA representative will answer questions […]


Thomas Jefferson Alumnus and GRFA Scholar Visits Campus

  In 2013, a Thomas Jefferson graduate won the George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts scholarship contest. Trinity Hartman’s painting The Holy Trinity landed first place and a 6,000 scholarship. On February 4, 2015, Hartman returned to Thomas Jefferson to speak with, give advice, and critique some students’ artwork that would be submitted for the […]


Thomas Jefferson Student Wins 1st Place in NOMA Odyssey Student Art Contest and Exhibition

SydniCherise Austin, a senior of Thomas Jefferson High School and an Art II student of Mrs. Holley, who won 1st place in the 9-12 grade category of the NOMA Odyssey Student Art Contest and Exhibition. Her work was on display in the museum from Nov. 7-Jan. 25, she met several artists featured in the Photorealism […]

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