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Hart Elementary and Hearst Elementary Named March 2017 Campuses of the Month

Congratulations to the staff members at Phoebe Hearst Elementary and William Hart Elementary for being recognized as March 2017 JPPSS Campus of the Month. Hearst Elementary won the honor for the East Bank. Hart Elementary was honored for the West Bank. Each month a committee of five will select an East Bank and West Bank school and showcase a selected […]

French Immersion Open House March 16 at Douglass Elementary

Douglass Elementary is holding an open house for its French immersion program on Thursday, March 16 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the school’s cafeteria. The open house is for all prospective parents and students for the 2017-18 school year. You can get more information about the French immersion program and Douglass Elementary at this […]

Parents & Guardians Can Participate in our School Climate Survey

The School Climate Parent Survey is available for parents and guardians of students in JPPSS. This is an opportunity to help your child’s school by sharing your opinions. Your opinions are important, and the school is interested in hearing them. We are particularly interested in your thoughts on the school’s efforts to promote academic success […]

Bonnabel High Boys Basketball Team Plays for Class 5A State Title Saturday

The Bonnabel Magnet Academy High boys basketball team is one win away from its first state championship. The Bruins beat Chalmette 52-48 Thursday night in the Class 5A semifinals. The win advances ninth-seeded Bonnabel to its first ever state championship game. They play No. 22 seed Landry-Walker Saturday, March 11, at Burton Coliseum in Lake […]

Fifth District Bank and JPPSS Adult Ed. Offer Banking Class March 16

Jefferson Parish Public Schools Adult Education Work Ready U and Fifth District Savings Bank are pleased to present Banking 101. If you would like to learn more about banking and the products banks have to offer, please join us at the JPPSS administration building on 501 Manhattan Boulevard in Harvey from 9 am to 10 am. The […]

Helen Cox High Cheerleaders Bring Home Another National Title

The Helen Cox High Cheerleaders are back-to-back national champions after another magical trip to the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. The Lady Cougars placed first in Small Varsity Non-Tumbling Game Day at the 2017 National High School Cheerleading Championship. Helen Cox High also placed third in World School Small Varsity Non-Tumbling and seventh […]

JPPSS Students Almost One-Third of the Finalists in Rodrigue Art Contest

Jefferson Parish Public School System students comprise nearly one-third of the finalist in the prestigious George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts 2017 Scholarship Art Contest. Five JPPSS high school students were among the 16 finalists announced for the annual contest that will award $45,000 in college scholarships. The students are Fisher Middle-High senior Kristen Ronquille, […]

JPPSS Pre-K Registration for 2017-18 Now Open

Pre-K registration in Jefferson Parish for the 2017-18 school year will take place starting March 7. Applications for the 2017-2018 school year can be submitted online at www.jeffersonchild.com beginning March 7. Families needing face-to-face assistance to submit an online application or to upload documents can come to any of the following locations: Application Locations:  System for […]

Magnet Program Applications Now Available. Apply by 4 p.m. on April 7

The window to apply for the Jefferson Parish Public School System Magnet Programs for the 2017-18 school year is open now until 4 p.m. on Friday, April 7, 2017. Applications are available at the following links: English – Magnet Program Application Packet Arabic – Magnet Program Application Packet Spanish – Magnet Program Application Packet Vietnamese – Magnet […]

Nine of 10 Rau for Art Scholarship Finalists are from JPPSS

The Rau for Art Foundation recently announced the finalists for its annual scholarship competition, and the Jefferson Parish Public School System is well represented. Of this year’s 10 Rau for Art Scholarship Competition Finalists, nine are from JPPSS. Five students from Fisher Middle-High and two students each from Riverdale High and Thomas Jefferson High have […]