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WWE Furthers Generosity Towards Woodland West Elementary

The last time WrestleMania was in New Orleans, World Wrestling Entertainment superstars spent the day at Woodland West Elementary building a new KaBOOM! playground. With the WWE’s biggest show returning to town on April 8, it was a given that these sports entertainment heroes would return to Woodland West and the Jefferson Parish Public School […]

JPPSS, Jeremiah Group Present Students’ Candidate Forum March 12

The Jefferson Parish Public School System is partnering with the Jeremiah Group to present The Students’ Candidate Forum on Monday, March 12 at 10 a.m. at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. Students from across the district will ask questions to the candidates for Jefferson Parish Sheriff. Candidates will answer questions from […]

March Parent Advisory Council Meetings Cover Emergency Preparedness in Schools

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Parent Advisory Council (PAC) is comprised of parents from schools across the district. This council provides an opportunity for school system administrators and parents to share information on a variety of educational topics, innovations, and best practices within the district. The next meeting for the East Bank PAC is […]

Breakfast of Champions Student Photos and Videos Available Online

Around 2,000 students are being honored at the Jefferson Parish Public School System’s annual Superintendent’s “A” Breakfast of Champions. The events recognize outstanding academic accomplishments for students who have earned an “A” in each course taken and no lower than a “B” in honor courses taken during the first and second nine-weeks marking periods. Those […]

Dr. Cade Brumley Named JPPSS Superintendent

The Jefferson Parish School Board selected DeSoto Parish School System Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley as the next superintendent of the Jefferson Parish Public School System. The 9-0 vote came during a special session meeting tonight in which Dr. Brumley gave a public presentation and answered questions from the public and the school board. The unanimous […]

View Questions Submitted by Public for Tonight’s JPSB Superintendent Candidate Special Session

The Jefferson Parish School Board will hold a Special Session meeting tonight (March 5) for superintendent candidate Dr. Cade Brumley to answer questions from the public and the school board. The board and the district invited the public to submit questions in writing for tonight’s meeting. Online and in-person submissions were accepted from February 26 until […]

Register for Free Adult Education Classes March 5-6

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Work Ready U Adult Education Program is offering free day and night classes. The district is holding two additional registration days on March 5 and 6. These are dates are to make up for cancellations due to weather. Classes begin March 12. Click here to download our program flyer […]

East Bank Elementary Redistricting Public Hearing on March 7

The Jefferson Parish School Board will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 to consider a redistricting proposal. The schools that would be impacted by the proposal are Ella Dolhonde, Bridgedale, Alice Birney, Harold Keller, and J.C. Ellis elementary. The public hearing will begin at 5 p.m. at the JPPSS Administration Building at […]

Meet the JPPSS Outstanding School Support Employees of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) named its Outstanding School Support Employees of the Year. The 2017-18 winners are C.T. Janet Elementary secretary Angela Diamond, Worley Middle paraprofessional Lula Hart, and Thomas Jefferson High cafeteria manager Mathilda Lepine. The Outstanding School Support Employee Awards Program is run by the Louisiana Department of Education and […]

2018-19 Pre-Kindergarten Registration Now Open

Pre-kindergarten registration for the 2018-19 school year opens March 20 in Jefferson Parish. If you have any questions, please email echh@jppss.k12.la.us. Please click here for more information about the registration process and the JPPSS Pre-Kindergarten Department.