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Plenty of JPPSS Magic Onstage in JPAS Production of Peter Pan

If you’re a member of the Jefferson Parish Public School System family, you’re likely to see some familiar faces onstage and behind the scenes of the Jefferson Performing Arts Society’s production of the timeless Broadway classic Peter Pan. A number of JPPSS students and educators helped bring Peter Pan to life. JPAS Director of Marketing […]

Join Dr. Brumley’s Morning Coffee Chat or Evening Town Hall November 7 in Kenner & Metairie

Jefferson Parish Public School System Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley will continue his conversations with educators and the community by hosting a morning coffee chat and an evening town hall on Wednesday, November 7 in Kenner and Metairie. The coffee chat will take place at Girard Playground at 5300 Irving Street in Metairie from 8 to […]

JPPSS Schools & Offices Closed November 6 for Election Day

Schools and offices in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will be closed Tuesday, November 6 for Election Day. Teachers, students, and staff have the day off, but some of our schools will be used as polling locations. JPPSS schools and offices will resume normal operating hours on Wednesday, November 7. For a look at our […]

JPPSS Hosts Parent Conferences November 1

The Jefferson Parish Public School System will hold parent conferences on Thursday, November 1. Elementary and K-8 schools will hold parent conferences from 1-4 p.m. Middle and high schools will hold parent conferences from 4-7 p.m. Please contact your school for more information. This is the first scheduled parent conference day of the 2018-19 school year. […]

All JPPSS Schools Release Two-and-a-Half Hours Early October 31

The school day will end two-and-a-half hours early on Wednesday, October 31 at all Jefferson Parish Public School System schools. This early release day gives our teachers time during the normal school day for planning and professional development. JPPSS will also hold an early release day for professional development February 13. To see what time […]

Apply for the Superintendent’s Special Education Council by October 31

“The Bright Side:” Teachers of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System shines a light on the people, programs, and events making a difference in the district. Each episode of The Bright Side features exclusive stories, interviews, and fun extras. You can watch the show on Facebook, Vimeo, or JPS-TV (Cox cable channel 8/ AT&T U-verse channel 99). Here’s what you can see on this edition of The […]

Ehret High Senior Donte Starks Named All-American

The American Family Insurance Selection Tour for the 2019 Under Armour All-America High School Football Game visited John Ehret High on Thursday, Oct. 18 to formally present senior Donte Starks with an honorary game jersey commemorating his selection to the 2019 Under Armour All-America Game presented by American Family Insurance. Starks is a senior outside linebacker […]

Bissonet Plaza Elementary Celebrates Read Across America

Reading is celebrated year-round at Bissonet Plaza Elementary, but this remarkable school family rolls out the red carpet every year for Read Across America.

Family Nights Let Parents Meet School Community and Learn Tier 1 Tips

As you can see in this video from Allen Ellender School, a family night is a great way to get to know your school community and pick up some tips on how to help your child do their best in school. Many of our schools also offer events and opportunities for families to learn more […]