Helen Cox High School

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Helen Cox High School
2200 Lapalco Boulevard, Harvey, Louisiana
Coordinates 29°52′26″N 90°03′19″W / 29.8740°N 90.0554°W / 29.8740; -90.0554Coordinates: 29°52′26″N 90°03′19″W / 29.8740°N 90.0554°W / 29.8740; -90.0554
Type Public
Motto Maturity, Responsibility, and Self-Discipline
Established 1969
School district Jefferson Parish Public Schools
Color(s) Scarlet (Red), (Vegas) Gold
Mascot "Charlie" the cougar
Song Hail to Thee Dear Helen Cox
Vision "To provide high levels of teaching that enable all students to become life-long learners and productive citizens"

Helen Cox High School is a high school located in Harvey, in unincorporated area Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States.[1]

It serves portions of several communities,[2] including Harvey,[3] Gretna,[4] Timberlane,[5] and Woodmere.[6]

The school is a part of the Jefferson Parish Public Schools system. The school primarily serves the Harvey and Gretna areas of Jefferson Parish. The school's mascot is "Charlie" the Cougar (felis concolor), and the school colors are scarlet (red) and (vegas) gold.

Helen Cox's namesake was the first principal of the Gretna Public High School. It was first opened in 1969. Helen Cox was once a middle school (6th-8th grade), then became a junior high school (7th-9th grade) and in 2004 Helen Cox became a high school (9th-12th grade).

Notable alumni

  • Greg Monroe - NBA player


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