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Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Weekly Update: First 25 Days

This is the first in a weekly series of posts updating the public on the progress of Dr. Cade Brumley’s 100-day entry plan. To view his complete plan, click here. To view a table outlining his progress to date, click here. Dr. Cade Brumley has accomplished quite a bit since he unveiled his 100-day entry […]

Join Dr. Brumley for Coffee Chat or Town Hall as part of his Discovery Days

Jefferson Parish Public School System Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley is inviting the community to join him for coffee and a town hall as part of a larger plan to understand the district from as many viewpoints as possible. These coffee chats and town hall events will be held in all nine JPPSS districts. Each coffee […]

National WWII Museum Nominates Adams Middle Educator for Harris History Teacher Award

Esther Perez-Zemmels of Adams Middle was nominated for the Harris History Teacher Award by the The National World War II Museum, administrator of the National History Day program in Louisiana. The Harris History Teacher of the Year award is sponsored by James F. Harris and is awarded to one middle and high school teacher annually. […]

JPPSS Announces April Dandridge Community Town Hall Meetings

The Dandridge Task Force will hold two town hall meetings in April. The first will take place on Monday, April 23 at G.T. Woods Elementary, located at 1037 31st Street in Kenner. The second meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 24 at L.W. Higgins High School, located at 7201 Lapalco Boulevard in Marrero. Both meetings […]

JPPSS Teacher & Principal Named Semi-Finalists for State’s Top Honor

C.T. Janet Elementary third grade teacher Jessica Schwalb and Washington Elementary STEM School Principal Darlene Turnbull have been named two of the state’s top educational leaders. The Jefferson Parish Public School System elementary teacher and principal of the year are among 48 of the 2019 Teacher and Principal of the Year semi-finalists announced today by […]

Love to Learn; Learn to Lead: Dr. Brumley Unveils 100-Day Investment for a Stronger JPPSS

Ensuring a safe learning environment for all children, working towards more competitive teacher pay, and building positive relationships with the community are just some of the goals outlined in the 100-day entry plan of new Jefferson Parish Public School System Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley. Dr. Brumley publicly presented his full plan on March 28 at […]

JPPSS Schools & Offices Closed for Spring Break March 30 to April 6

All schools and offices in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will be closed for Spring Break from Friday, March 30 through Friday, April 6. Schools and district offices will reopen on Monday, April 9. For a look at our entire calendar, please click here.

Register Today for JPPSS Summer Day Camp

The Jefferson Parish Public School System is hosting summer day camp from June 4 through July 27. Some of the activities include weekly field trips, crafts, and camp water days. The camp is for children ages five to 12. Children four years of age will be accepted only if they were enrolled in a JPPSS […]

Busy First Day for New JPPSS Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley

Dr. Cade Brumley wasted no time getting to know the Jefferson Parish Public School System family. The new JPPSS superintendent spent his first day on the job shaking the hands of nearly 200 students, welcoming families to a special district event, taking a learning walk around a JPPSS school, and meeting with principals and district […]

Martin Marino’s 12th Annual Dance Challenge Takes Stage April 11

More than 340 fifth grade students from 18 schools across the Jefferson Parish Public School System take to the dance floor April 11 for Martin Marino’s 12th Annual Dance Challenge. This free ballroom dance competition starts at 6 p.m. at the Pontchartrain Center at 4545 Williams Blvd. in Kenner. “Over the past 12 years, Dance […]