Stay informed this hurricane season:  WWL 870AM radio, WWLTV Channel 4, www.wwltv.com, and www.ppsb.org.

Superintendent's Message

I am excited to welcome you to the 2014-2015 school year!  Our opening theme this year was “Game On!”  We welcomed hundreds of educators back with a pep rally that celebrated teachers and the unwavering spirit they all exemplify.  As Superintendent, I am extremely proud and honored to be part of this “team”, and I am asking for your commitment to help us achieve our mission of preparing all students to compete globally.

There is so much about which we can be proud.  Our teachers continue to strive through hours of continuing education and professional development, our administrators continue to work collaboratively to improve teaching and learning, and our students continue to exceed expectations, making Plaquemines Parish one of the highest ranking districts in Louisiana.

It is a team effort.  We know that work toward graduation begins from the time a child enters kindergarten. Graduating students on time, prepared for college or work, takes each of us – working together and putting students first.

Much time, effort, and teamwork have helped us achieve the successes we have experienced in the past, but this game has not ended. We have to keep moving forward, guided by a vision for student learning that promises to provide "whatever it takes" to ensure every student's success.

In order to achieve this vision, we need to hold high expectations of our students and of each other. We have to approach challenges with a problem-solving mindset. We have to be collaborative – people who work together will win. We must remember that the future of our children and our community rests with us, making the stakes high.

I am looking forward to a year filled with learning, growth, achievement, and great experiences for each and every student. I offer thanks to each of you in advance for the great things to come as we work together for the benefit of all our students and our community.

Denis Rousselle, Superintendent 



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News & Announcements

Improvements, Repairs and Major Purchases Recently Made and/or Planned at Belle Chasse High School
Due to public interest in the ongoing improvements being made at Belle Chasse High School by the Plaquemines Parish School Board, a list was compiled of the improvements, repairs and major purchases made within the last two and a half years, and those projects planned for the immediate future.
2014 Hurricane Season
In case of any weather emergency, school advisories will be posted through our emergency channels: WWL 870AM radio, WWLTV Channel 4, www.wwltv.com, and www.ppsb.org.
Heather Lawson Finalist for Louisiana Teacher of the Year

Heather Lawson Finalist for Louisiana Teacher of the Year Heather Lawson Finalist for Louisiana Teacher of the Year
Fall Registration Dates
2014-2015 School Calendar Approved
Congratulations! Plaquemines Parish Learning Center, teacher, Beverley Barquet has been selected as a Finalist in Scholastic’s Outstanding Educator Awards contest!
Heather Lawson, BCHS Math Teacher, Selected as Semi-finalist for 2015 Teacher of the Year

Heather Lawson, BCHS Math Teacher, Selected as Semi-finalist for 2015 Teacher of the Year
District Students of the Year Announced
Plaquemines Proudly Announces Teachers of the Year
Phoenix High School Teacher Receives National Recognition

Phoenix High School Teacher Receives National Recognition Tracey Bridges, 1st Grade Teacher at Phoenix High School, has earned national recognition for outstanding performance in advancing reading practice and proficiency.
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Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Plaquemines Parish Public School System to provide the highest quality instruction for every student so that we produce the best authentic readers, writers, thinkers and listeners.

It is the vision of the Plaquemines Parish Public School System that:
  • All students will achieve at high levels in the presence of powerful teaching.
  • Teaching and learning will improve if adults engage in collaborative learning, planning, and open analysis of instructional practice.
  • Decisions about teaching and learning will be evidence-based and address the brutal reality.
  • A focus on literacy and numeracy will strengthen teaching and learning across all grade levels and subjects.
  • Taking actions to provide "whatever it takes" will ensure every student's success.




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Events

PPSB Executive Committee Meeting
Date: 8/27/2014, 6 PM 7 PM
Location: Belle Chasse School Board Office 557 F. Edward Hebert Blvd. Belle Chasse, LA 70037
Committee of the Board Meeting
Date: 8/18/2014
Location: Belle Chasse School Board Office 557 F. Edward Hebert Blvd. Belle Chasse, LA 70037
Finance Committee Meeting
Date: 8/18/2014, 4 PM 5 PM
Location: Belle Chasse School Board Office 557 F. Edward Hebert Blvd. Belle Chasse, LA 70037
Special Meeting of the Plaquemines Parish School Board
Date: 8/18/2014, 5 PM 6 PM
Location: Belle Chasse School Board Office 557 F. Edward Hebert Blvd. Belle Chasse, LA 70037
Land & Construction Committee Meeting
Date: 8/14/2014, 1 PM 2 PM
Location: Plaquemines Parish School Board Learning Center 26880 Highway 23 Port Sulphur, LA 70083
Maintenance Request Technology Work Order Request Replacement Transcript or Diploma Request Request for GED Test Scores/Replacement Diploma