Our mission at West Jefferson High School is to transition our students to higher education and/or career readiness by providing rigorous, engaging instruction, and promoting on-going collaboration with all stakeholders.
West Jefferson senior, Whitney Thomas is on her way to an exciting career in communications by landing an internship at WWL-TV in downtown New Orleans. Whitney works under the stewardship of Sheba Turk and Eric Paulson. Whitney is a friendly, vivacious, outgoing young woman whose personality shines when the cameras are rolling. You can see […]
Socially conscious students at West Jeff High School joined with thousands of students across the United States and walked out of their classrooms Wednesday, March 14th in solidarity and protest to end gun violence. West Jeff students sat or stood in the hallways or quad for 17 minutes of silence in memory of the 17 students […]
Teen Tech Week at West Jefferson High School’s library took place March 5th– March 9th this year in conjunction with the national week of observance. The theme this year was “Libraries Are for Creating”. This year’s celebration was particularly exciting. Besides the customary Teen Tech Week Bingo where students completed a row of tech related […]
The Student of the Month for February is Bradley Gayton. He was nominated by Mr. Hartman for his overall outstanding achievement. Bradley is an overall great student and leader in the class. He’s always on time, does all of his work and participates in class regularly. He was awarded gift bag with WJ swag, […]
Louisiana Teen Readers Choice Voting / African American History Month The students of WJHS exercised their right to vote and commemorated some famous and not so famous African Americans recently. The students voted for their favorite Louisiana Teen Readers’ Choice titles at a voting party on January 31st. They ate pizza and played a LTRC […]