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JPPSS Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee Announces 2017-18 Meetings

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee (BPAC) has announced its meeting schedule for the 2017-18 school year. Click here to download our flyers, which includes dates and detailed information in English, Arabic, Spanish, and Vietnamese. BPAC will hold its first meeting on Tuesday, September 26. Each meeting will be held from […]

JPPSS Requesting SoQ for Millage Education Campaign

The Jefferson Parish School Board (“Board”) is requesting Statements of Qualifications (SoQs) from qualified firms to develop an educational campaign to inform voters of an upcoming millage proposal. Click here to view the Request for Qualifications. Each firm shall submit an original Statement of Qualifications plus 6 copies of the Statement of Qualifications (“SoQ”) prominently […]

Ten JPPSS Students Named 2018 National Merit Semifinalists

Ten students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) have been named Semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. “Congratulations to each of these students for being recognized among the very best in the nation,” said JPPSS Superintendent Isaac G. Joseph. “We are proud to have them represent Jefferson Parish and wish them […]

Greenlawn Terrace Elementary, Harris Elementary Named Sept. 2017 JPPSS Campuses of the Month

Congratulations to the staff members at Greenlawn Terrace Elementary and Harris Elementary for being recognized as September 2017 JPPSS Campus of the Month. Greenlawn Terrace Elementary won the honor for the East Bank. Harris Elementary was honored for the West Bank. Each month a committee of five will select an East Bank and West Bank […]

JPPSS Launches Student Progress Center September 25

The Jefferson Parish Public School System is on schedule to debut its new student information system to parents. Starting September 25, parents of students in grades 1-12 can access their child’s school information through the Student Progress Center. Until this school year, parents accessed a program called Parent Portal to view student info. The Student […]

JPPSS Partners with Second Harvest Food Bank for Hurricane Harvey Drive

The Jefferson Parish Public School System is partnering with Second Harvest Food Bank to serve families impacted by Hurricane Harvey. “We saw such devastation in both Louisiana and Texas,” said JPPSS Superintendent Isaac G. Joseph. “I know so many people feel compelled to help. We were in their situation 12 years ago and many, including […]

JPPSS Welcomes Displaced Teachers, Support Staff, & Students

In the aftermath of the devastation of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, the Jefferson Parish Public School System understands the challenges families are facing during this most difficult time. The district has created a special application for evacuees who may be seeking immediate employment. To apply for a position, please follow the link: Hurricane Evacuee. […]

All JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed for Labor Day Sept. 4, 2017

All schools and offices in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will be closed on Monday, September 4 to observe Labor Day. JPPSS will resume its normal schedule on Tuesday, September 5. For a look at the entire calendar, click here. For a downloadable version of our calendar, click here.

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, […]