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JPPSS Graduation Schedule for Class of 2018

Graduations for the Class of 2018 in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will take place May 12-23. Please see the list below for graduation dates for all our high schools. If you have questions, please contact your school. You can get contact information for all schools at this link. Eight JPPSS high schools will […]

Dr. Brumley Hosts Twitter Chat for JPPSS Students May 17 at 7:30 p.m.

If you want to get to know our students, you need to go where they are. And nowadays, that’s on social media. Dr. Cade Brumley is hosting his first Twitter chat as Jefferson Parish Public School System Superintendent on Thursday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m. This month’s digital conversation is for JPPSS students and recent […]

#JPPSSThankATeacher During Teacher Appreciation Week May 7-11

The Jefferson Parish Public School System celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week May 7-11, 2018. Our teachers change the lives of our nearly 50,000 students every day. Their work and impact extends well beyond the boundaries of the classroom. Join us during Teacher Appreciation Week to #JPPSSThankATeacher. Let’s make Teacher Appreciation Week special for as many teachers […]

Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Weekly Update: May 4

This is the third in a weekly series of posts updating the public on the progress of Dr. Cade Brumley’s 100-day entry plan. The video above was presented to the school board during the meeting on May 2. To view his complete plan, click here. To view a table outlining his progress to date, click here. It […]

ESL Parent Center Hosts Workshop on Teens and the Law

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Office of English Language Learners and the Jefferson Parish Coroner are offering a workshop on teens and the law. This free class will be offered May 10 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the JPPSS Administration Building (Room 1703) at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. The presenter will […]

JPPSS Hosts Parents for Two FAFSA Days

The Jefferson Parish Public School System hosted two special days to help parents and our high school seniors prepare for graduation. Submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a graduation requirement for all Louisiana high school seniors. Parents and guardians of seniors who had not completed the application were encouraged to attend […]

JPPSS Voter Registration Week is April 30 to May 4

The Jefferson Parish School Board declared April 30 through May 4 as High School Voter Registration Week in the Jefferson Parish Public School System. JPPSS is partnering with the Jeremiah Group to conduct voter registration drives all week long in high schools across the district. The week kicked off with a drive at West Jefferson […]

Apply for our Remaining Advanced Study Academies Openings June 11-22

The Jefferson Parish Public School System will hold a second Advanced Study Academies application window from June 11-22. This two week window is for ASAs that still have openings for the 2018-19 school year. Admission for 2018-19 has been completed for grades pre-k through 3. To see which schools have openings, visit jpschools.org/ASA or call […]

Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Weekly Update: April 27

This is the second 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. This was arguably one of the busiest weeks of Dr. Brumley’s first 100 days […]

Riverdale High Students Earn Thousands in Scholarships from Rodrigue Art Contest

Riverdale High’s Karrington Nicholas and Christy Lindley were two of just 10 seniors to win scholarship money in the annual George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts contest. Lindley’s painting “The Swamp has Eyes” earned her 7th place and a $3,000 scholarship. Karrington’s painting “La Reine de Voodoo de la Nouvelle Orleans” earned her 8th place […]