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School Day Start Time

O.J.H.S. classes begin at 7:30 a.m. and end at 2:40 p.m. Monday through Friday! ANY STUDENT ARRIVING AFTER 7:35 MUST HAVE AN ADULT SIGN THEM IN!!!!!

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Police officers holding tiger head

O.P.D. Officers are in support of O.J.H.S.'s new "Positive Growth Mindset" endeavor! When you walk through these doors expect to receive a positive encouraging and nurturing environment!

OJHS Poetry Club

OJHS Poetry Club

St. Landry Parish students

Opelousas Junior High School students awaited "front & center" for the St. Landry Parish Young Blast to begin. 

math contestants

OJ Mathletes competed at Northside High

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growth mindset encouragement

O.J.H.S. has adopted the motivational proposal of obtaining and maintaining a Positive Growth Mindset. Pictured is Ms. A. Johnson and her "Growth Mindset"!

Superintendent Meeting

Please make every effort to attend!

student government

2017-2018 Student Government Association

hbcu day

National HBCU Day

BETA induction

O.J.H.S. Junior BETA Ceremony

Male minds at work

O.J.H.S.'s administration and teachers finding solutions.

teacher signing

O.J.H.S.'s Paraprofessional Ms. Davis translates, via sign language, as Superintendent Jenkins speaks on "Remaining Focused".

district champs

2017-2018 Football District Champs

student art work about mindset

Growth Mindset charts were created by Ms. L. Green's ELA classes to enhance the schoolwide concept of expanding the mindset of the 2017-2018 O.J.H.S. educational experience.

Flashlight Friday

Flashlight Fridays: Discover Learning in a NEW Way.

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unity billboard
O.J. staff and student in unity showing number one finger
We stand as ONE against Bullying! 
Special Education and Journeys to Careers Students work together

Mrs. Jackson's Special Education Autism Class Collaborated with Mr. Arvie's Journeys To Careers classes on gardening. 

Superintendent shows thumbs up to students.

Superintendent Jenkins gives OJ a thumbs up!

OJ basketball

2018 MLK Basketball Tournament

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OJ Teachers Hard At Work

OJ Teachers Hard At Work

Superintendent Jenkins

Superintendent Jenkins welcomed O.J. to the 2017 St. Landry Parish Youth Blast.

O.J. administration and teachers

O.J.H.S.'s administration and faculty supporting Junior Beta Induction.

Class does school improvement

Mr. Arvie's JTC Class's O.J. enhancement.

2017-2018 OJ Cheer Squad

2017 - 2018 OJ Cheer Squad

SLPSB Vision & Mission

Vision Statement: The St. Landry Parish School Board will promote excellence in education for all citizens.

Mission Statement: The mission of the St. Landry Parish School Board is to ensure high quality instruction while working collaboratively with families and communities to maximize every student's potential.

News & Announcements

School Day Start Time

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O.J.H.S. classes begin at 7:30 a.m. and end at 2:40 p.m. Monday through Friday! ANY STUDENT ARRIVING AFTER 7:35 MUST HAVE AN ADULT SIGN THEM IN!!!!!

Career Expo

career day

O.J.H.S. will host its annual Career Expo in the gym from 8:30 until 11:00. Parents are encouraged to attend!

Board Approves Make - Up Days

calendar update

As of February 1, 2018, SLPSB has approved the following updates to the school calendar due to 7 weather-related instructional days loss:
Wednesday, February 14 will be a full day of school.
Friday, March 16 will become a regular day ( was a professional development and parent-teacher conference day)
Friday and Monday, May 18 and 21 will become full days (previously half days)
High School Seniors last day will be Thursday, May 10, 2018.

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