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JPPSS Pre-K Registration for 2017-18 Now Open

  The initial deadline for applications in the Jefferson Parish Early Childhood Collaborative system was March 24 at midnight. Applications submitted by March 24 at midnight will be reviewed and all completed, submitted, and eligible applications will be included in the first lottery. We will not be assisting families to complete new applications or modify […]

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 […]

JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed Feb. 27 to March 3 for Mardi Gras Break

All schools and offices in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will be closed Monday, February 27 until Friday, March 3 for Mardi Gras Break. JPPSS will resume normal operating hours on Monday, March 6. Click here to view our entire 2016-17 school calendar Click here to see where our students are marching this Mardi […]

Fifteen JPPSS Students Named National Merit Finalists

Fifteen students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) have been named 2017 National Merit Finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. All 15 of this year’s National Merit Semifinalists from JPPSS advanced as finalists. “While we are extremely pleased to learn that all of the National Merit Semifinalists from Jefferson Parish have also […]

JPPSS Adult Education, LSU Ag Center, EFNEP Offer Free Nutrition Education Classes

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Adult Education Program is partnering with The LSU Ag Center and the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) to bring free classes on healthy living to local residents. These free sessions take place March 9, 16, 23, & 30 at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in […]

Parent Conferences, Student Holiday, & Teacher Professional Development on Monday, February 20

The Jefferson Parish Public School System will hold parent conferences on Monday, February 20 from 4 to 7 p.m. Parent conferences will take place at your child’s school. For more information, please contact your school. Contact information for each of our schools can be found at this link. February 20 is also a student holiday and […]

Leo Kerner Elementary, Meisler Middle Named February 2017 Campuses of the Month

Congratulations to the staff members at Leo Kerner Elementary and Meisler Middle for being recognized as February 2017 JPPSS Campus of the Month. Meisler Middle won the honor for the East Bank. Leo Kerner 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 […]

JPSO Officer Teaches Safety Class at Collins Montessori School

Judge Lionel R. Collins Montessori Elementary School students gained valuable education on safety in collaboration with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office. Officer Boyds participated in a very enlightening training with the students. “It is imperative to continue to enforce our Y and consistently collaborate with our stakeholders. Positive role models like Officer Boyds on campus will […]

Haynes Academy Student Elected LASC President, Other JPPSS Students Shine at State Convention

The MLK long weekend was a time to relax, but Student Council members from several of our schools attended the Louisiana Association of Student Councils (LASC) state convention in Covington. The LASC convention was held at Archbishop Hannan High School, January 14-16, with the theme “Your Ticket to Leadership.” There they enhanced their leadership abilities and […]