Minutes in Minutes: January 6, 2021

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Second Readings

  • Second Reading authored by Mr. Morgan:

    • Move that Terrytown Elementary School be renamed Marjorie M. King Elementary School.

    Second Reading authored by Mr. North:

    • Move that the JPSB name "Rocky the Rooster" our official mascot representing JPSS's.

    Second Reading authored by Mr. North:

    • Move that the Jefferson Parish School Board direct the superintendent to begin the formation of an Employee Assistance Program. (EAP) The JP Schools EAP shall include but not be limited to the following: offer free and confidential assessments, short-term counseling, referrals, and follow-up services to employees who have personal and/or work-related problems. The Superintendent will report the progress made in developing this program at the February Jefferson Parish School Board meeting.


Consent Agenda Highlights

First Readings

  • First Reading authored by Ms. Denapolis-Bosarge and co-authored by Mr. Dickerson:

    • Move to repeal the February 2021 deadline for Washington Stem School to increase their enrollment to
      at least 350 students.
    • Also, to direct the Chief Operations Officer to upgrade the Washington campus as needed to improve
      this instructional environment for the students and staff.