Act 303- Petition For High School Diploma

May 26, 2017

WHAT IS ACT 303? Act 303, enacted by the Louisiana Legislature, allows individuals with disabilities, who failed to receive a high school diploma solely on the basis of failing to meet exit examination requirements, the option to petition their local school board for reconsideration. Please find attached Act 303 Petition Form. Deadline to submit petitions is December 21, 2017.  …

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1st Annual Orleans Parish vs. Jefferson Parish All-Star Baseball Game

May 23, 2017

*SAVE THE DATE* Saturday, May 27th at 3:30PM Major League Baseball Youth Academy/Wesley Barrow Stadium 6500 Press Street, New Orleans, LA 70126

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Warren Easton Charter High School Hall Of Fame Committee To Award $150,000 In Scholarships

May 15, 2017

  Warren Easton Charter High School Hall of Fame Committee has raised $150,000 for its annual scholarship campaign to be awarded to 40 seniors on May 19, 2017. This is the largest amount ever raised, as well as the largest number of students to receive scholarships in the 21-year history of the scholarship program. Students were selected based on academics,…

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Denver Broncos Select Carlos Henderson, McDonogh 35 Graduate

May 5, 2017

Drafted 82nd overall in the third round, Carlos Henderson will be a welcomed addition to the Denver Broncos offense.  Graduating from McDonogh 35 in 2013, Carlos made a name for himself as both a prolific receiver and returner during his time at Louisiana Tech. Henderson put together two average seasons in college before exploding in 2016 with 82 receptions for…

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OPSB To Hold Special Board Meeting May 25, 2017

May 4, 2017

The Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) will hold a Special Board Meeting previously announced for 8:45 AM on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 10 AM in Room 4050 at the OPSB Central Office on the 4th floor. The OPSB Central Office is located at 3520 General DeGaulle Drive, New Orleans, 70114 on the West Bank. (click here)

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Teacher Appreciation Week: May 8-12

Today is National Teacher Appreciation Day and the Orleans Parish School Board is excited to celebrate all teachers.  As Superintendent, I often talk about student success and achievement.  The reality is that our students are able to learn and excel because of the incredible support from our teachers.   Over that past decade, our teachers have pushed themselves to learn new…

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OPSB Announces Informational Meetings On Mahalia Jackson Elementary Closure Recommendation

ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOL BOARD ANNOUNCES INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS ON MAHALIA JACKSON ELEMENTARY CLOSURE RECOMMENDATION Superintendent Lewis To Address Recommendation To Close District-Operated K-6 School Program, Discuss Support For Families And Community, Allow Attendees to Voice Concerns   NEW ORLEANS – (May 4, 2017) – Today the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) announced it will hold two informational meetings for families and…

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May Committee Meetings Canceled Due To Graduations: Board Business Meeting Set For May 18th

May 1, 2017

Due to graduations taking place during the month of May, the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) will not hold committee meetings on May 16th. The OPSB May 18th board business meeting will take as scheduled beginning at 5 p.m. at the OPSB central office: 3520 Gen. DeGaulle Drive, New Orleans, LA, 70114

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OPSB Votes To Transition McMain To InspireNOLA, Approves New Operator For Orleans Justice Center Educational Program

April 21, 2017

Board also adopts new academic calendar, defers action on Mahalia Jackson Elementary At the Orleans Parish School Board Business Meeting Thursday evening, April 20, the School Board unanimously approved the recommendation to transition Eleanor McMain Secondary School to InspireNOLA. Additionally, resolutions accepting OPSB jurisdiction of several New Orleans public schools and a motion to expand education program services to students…

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OneApp Main Round Placement Results

April 12, 2017

Attention Parents and Guardians: If you submitted an application in the 2017-2018 OneApp Main Round, your child’s 2017-2018 placement results are now available on the OneApp Parent Portal. You can access the portal at For assistance accessing your portal account and viewing your child’s placement, please see the directions below: For the first time this year, your child’s notification letter…

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