East Jefferson High School
|East Jefferson High School|
|400 Phlox Ave
|School district||Jefferson Parish Public Schools|
|Color(s)||Blue and white|
East Jefferson High School was built in 1955 in a residential neighborhood. The school serves grades 9–12. It is a part of the Jefferson Parish Public Schools system.
East Jefferson had been using "A.M. & P.M. platoon shifts" where the first classes went to school from 7 a.m. until noon, and the second shift went from 1:00 to 6:00. In 1973 they started building a new all male school named Alfred T. Bonnabel High. Even though it would not be completed until 2 years later, they decided to call the morning shift “Bonnabel” and the afternoon shift “East Jefferson”. The following year the two shifts flip-flopped. The third year the student that had been using the name “Bonnabel” moved into their new building just north of I-10 between David Dr. and Williams Blvd. On December 13,2013 EJ's varsity football team finished the season 15-0 with a win against the Edna Karr Cougars, 38-28. This was EJ's first state title in school history and the first undefeated record in the regular season. They finished the season 10-0 then won their first playoff game since 1971. They then won the rest of the playoff games and finished the season with a bang by beating Edna Karr, finishing #23 in the nation.
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- Eddie Doucet (Class of 1942, as Jefferson High School), state representative for Jefferson Parish from 1972 to 1988; businessman
- Eddie Fields (Basketball) (Class of 1973) was a basketball player better known as "Fast Eddie" with the Harlem Globetrotters. Fields was named to the top 100 high school basketball players in New Orleans history by sportsnola.com. 
- Randy Hilliard (Class of ?) Was an American football defensive back who played for three teams with the National Football League.
- Art Lentini (Class of 1971) Served as a Republican in the Louisiana State Senate from Jefferson Parish from 1996 to 2008. He practices law in Metairie.
- Mike Miley (Class of 1971) An exceptional athlete known for his two sport talents while attending LSU, Football position QB and Baseball shortstop. Football fans nicknamed him "Miracle Mike" while at LSU. He has an Annual Sportsmanship award given at LSU in his name. Mike opted to leave early for the 1st round draft choice in 1974 by the MLB. Switch hitter and shortstop with the California Angels played from 1975 to 1976, until his death in 1976 at the age of twenty-three. Airline Park Playground was renamed in his honor.
- Neil Reed (Class of 1994) Was most recognized for his choking incident with coach Bob Knight while attending Indiana University. He was named Louisiana Player of the Year in 1994 and was a two-time state MVP. He was listed in the top 100 high school basketball players in New Orleans history by sportsnola.com.
- John Schroder (Class of 1979), a businessman and developer, is the current state representative from St. Tammany Parish. John Schroder was also on the football team coached by End coach Jimmy Kytle is East Jefferson's current principal.
- Otis Smith (Class of ?) Was a former NFL cornerback and current defensive assistant coach for the New England Patriots of the National Football League.
- Joseph Winn (Class of ?) Was drafted 275 overall pick by the Chicago Whitesox in the 2005 Major League Baseball Draft.
- Mark Hollander (Class of 1977) Was the Starting Quarterback and Punter all city Quarterback . went on to play Quarterback at Southern Mississippi.
- Marty Wetzel (Class of 1977) Played for Tulane University then drafted in the 10th round by the New York Jets 1981–1982. While he played at EJ Wetzel, as a Co-captain along, was a starting Tightend and a "as needed" Linebacker.(His End coach Jimmy Kytle is East Jefferson's current principal.)
- Dwight Walker (Class of 1977) Played running back for Nicholls State University. Then drafted in the 4th round by the Cleveland Browns as a RB and WR from 1982 to 1984. Played for the New Orleans Saints as a WR 1987.
- Joe Brockhoff (Class of 1956) Head Baseball Coach at Tulane University from 1975 to 1993. Brockhoff also played baseball in the New York Yankees organization.
- Ricky Chapagrall and Ronnie Chapagrall, (Class of 1975) Wrote the Bleu Raeders Cadence, a derivative of the East Jefferson Cadence (which they also wrote). David Arthur wrote the melodic parts (East Jeff Class of 1977). This cadence was used by the Championship Bleu Raeders Drum and Bugle Corps. This cadence is used by L.S.U., Ole Miss, and schools and colleges along the Gulf Coast.
- Michael S. Walsh (Class of 1974) is an attorney practicing law in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Walsh has appeared on Court TV, CNN, Fox News, NBC Today Show and Good Morning America providing commentary on various legal topics.
- Matthew Brunson is the guitarist for the bands Crowbar and Kingdom of Sorrow
- Micah Blunt (Class of 1978) was a basketball player who was the first player out of Louisiana to be selected to the McDonald's All-American Game. Blunt was drafted in 1982 by the Los Angeles Lakers before playing most of his career abroad. He was also listed in the top 100 high school basketball players in New Orleans history by sportsnola.com.
- Julie Skinner Stokes (Class of 1988), a Certified Public Accountant and small business owner, is the current State Representative from Jefferson Parish.
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