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See the Sights, Meet the Winners from 11th Annual Dance Challenge

Over 300 fifth grade students from 17 schools across the Jefferson Parish Public School System took part in Martin Marino’s 11th Annual Dance Challenge. This ballroom dance competition is the only public schools program of its kind in Louisiana. The couples and team winners are listed below. Click here to see when the Dance Challenge will […]

JPPSS High School Graduations Start May 13 for Class of 2017

The Jefferson Parish Public School System 2017 high school graduation schedule begins on Saturday, May 13 and concludes Sunday, May 28. A total of 13 JPPSS high schools will hold graduation ceremonies. Four graduations will be held at the Alario Center and eight will be held at the Pontchartrain Center. Grand Isle School will hold […]

Grand Isle School Closed Friday, May 5

Grand Isle School will remained closed on Friday, May 5, 2017 due to a power outage.

Alexander, Audubon Redistricting & Bunche Attendance Zone Public Hearings May 9

The Jefferson Parish School Board will hold two public hearings on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 to consider a redistricting proposal for Alexander Elementary and Audubon Elementary. The board will also consider a proposal outlining the attendance zone for Ralph J. Bunche Elementary, which will reopen for the 2017-18 school year. The public hearings will begin […]

JPPSS Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week May 1-5

2017-18 Student Transfer Requests Now Available

Message from the Superintendent: May 2017

What makes a good teacher… What are the qualities needed to transform a classroom into a home and a school community into a family… Teacher Appreciation Week is May first through fifth. We honor teachers and celebrate the lasting contribution they make to all our lives. Thank you to all of our educators! You make […]

Register for JPPSS Summer Arts Camp Now Through May 16

The Jefferson Parish Public School System and Title I offer a unique, three-week summer program for students in grades 2-7. Registration for the JPPSS Summer Arts Camp is open now through May 16. The JPPSS Summer Arts Camp will be available on both sides of the river from June 5-23.  The East Bank campus is […]

Gretna No. 2 Academy’s Tamara Warner Named Semi-Finalist for Louisiana Principal of the Year

Gretna No. 2 Academy for Advanced Studies Principal Tamara Warner has been named one of the state’s top educational leaders. The Jefferson Parish Public School System Elementary Principal of the Year is among 24 of the 2018 Principal of the Year Semi-Finalists announced today by the Louisiana Department of Education. These educators are making exceptional gains […]

Miller Wall Elementary and Riverdale High Named April 2017 Campuses of the Month

Congratulations to the staff members at Miller Wall Elementary and Riverdale High for being recognized as April 2017 JPPSS Campus of the Month. Riverdale High won the honor for the East Bank. Miller Wall Elementary was honored for the West Bank. Each month a committee of five will select an East Bank and West Bank school and […]