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Lafitte Schools Reopen & Grand Isle School Closed Friday, September 1st

The Jefferson Parish Public Schools System announced today that schools in Lafitte will be open, Friday, September 1, 2017. Grand Isle School will be closed due to a power outage. For updates from JPPSS, check our website at jpschools.org, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or the mobile app which can be downloaded for free from iTunes or […]

High School Football Kicks-off in JPPSS, Across Louisiana

The 2017 high school football season officially kicks-off this week with a full slate of games for teams in JPPSS and across the state of Louisiana. Below are the week one contests for JPPSS varsity teams. Please contact your school for location and start times. Thursday, August 31 Haynes Academy vs. Thomas Jefferson, 6:30 p.m. […]

JPPSS Grand Isle and Lafitte Schools Closed Thursday, August 31

Jefferson Parish Public School System schools in Grand Isle and Lafitte will remained closed on Thursday, August 31, 2017, due to the rising storm surge currently affecting those areas. For updates from JPPSS, check our website at jpschools.org, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or the mobile app which can be downloaded for free from iTunes or Google […]

Grand Isle & Lafitte Schools Closed Wednesday, August 30. All Other JPPSS Schools Open

The Jefferson Parish Public School System will be open Wednesday, August 30, 2017, and will follow its previously announced early dismissal schedule. Schools in Grand Isle and Lafitte will be closed due to the concern of a storm surge that could affect those areas. For updates from JPPSS, check our website at jpschools.org, Facebook, Twitter, […]

JPPSS Schools & Offices will be Open Tuesday, August 29

The Jefferson Parish Public School System will be open tomorrow, Tuesday, August 29, 2017. The District will continue to monitor the storm and will remain in contact with the Jefferson Parish Emergency Management team. For updates from JPPSS, check our website at jpschools.org, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or the mobile app which can be downloaded for […]

JPSB Public Hearing: September 12, 2017

The Jefferson Parish School Board will hold a public hearing at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at the Administration Building Board Room, 501 Manhattan Blvd, Harvey to consider adopting the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Operations Budget. Individuals interested in reading and reviewing a copy of the proposed budget may do so between the hours […]

Schools Will Be Open Tomorrow, Monday, August 28th

The Jefferson Parish Public School System will be open tomorrow, Monday, August 28, 2017. We are closely monitoring the effects of Tropical Storm Harvey. The District enacted its emergency protocol and schools are preparing both their exteriors and interiors for any type of weather event that may come through our area next week. We are […]

ACT 303 Petition Forms Now Available

The Jefferson Parish Public School System is now accepting ACT 303 Petition Forms. ACT 303 gives individuals with disabilities who failed to receive a high school diploma, the option to petition their local school board for reconsideration. Click here to download the form. For an individual to be eligible, they must have been identified as […]

Register for JPPSS Adult Education Classes September 11-12

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Work Ready U Adult Education Program is offering free day and night classes. Registration takes place September 11 and 12. Classes begin September 13. Classes are offered in a variety of skills, including English as a Second Language, adult basic education, English literacy, family literacy, high school equivalency, career […]

Jefferson Parish School Board Selects Tiffany Kuhn to District III Seat

The Jefferson Parish School Board voted to make Tiffany Kuhn the District III interim board member during a special meeting held today at the JPPSS Administration Building. Tiffany Kuhn has strong ties to the Jefferson Parish Public School System and the West Bank. Her community work can be attributed to her desire to help students […]