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JP Schools Announces Second Round of New Principal Appointments for 2019-20

Jefferson Parish Schools has announced six new principal appointments for the 2019-20 school year. This is the second round of principal appointment announcements. Click here to view the first round of new principal appointments for the 2019-20 school year. These principal appointments are part of the district’s strategic effort to identify vacancies and hire school […]

Gretna Jubilee Benefits JP Schools March 30

The Gretna Jubilee is an annual restaurant tasting, live concert, and evening under the stars that benefits the West Bank Jefferson Parish Schools Advanced Study Academies: Gretna No. 2 Academy, Ray St. Pierre Academy, Ruppel Academy, and Thomas Jefferson High. This year’s event is Saturday, March 30 at the Gretna Farmers Market at 300 Huey […]

JP Schools Hosts Early Childhood Information Fair for Families

Jefferson Early Childhood Information Fair JP Schools will collaborate with the Jefferson Early Childhood Collaborative to host information sessions about community-based early care and education programs in Jefferson Parish for children from 6 weeks through 4-years of age. These events will give families an opportunity to learn about the different early care and education programs […]

JP Schools Announces New PK-8 Principal Appointments for 2019-20

The Jefferson Parish School Board unanimously approved the creation of nine new PK-8 schools during its meeting on March 13. These schools will serve students from prekindergarten until the 8th grade starting with the 2019-20 school year. Below are the principal appointments that have been made so far for the 2019-20 school year. These individuals […]

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JP Schools Names Outstanding School Support Employees

Jefferson Parish Schools named its Outstanding School Support Employees of the Year. The 2018-19 winners are Boudreaux Elementary paraprofessional Sara Mencia, Riverdale Middle paraprofessional Toni Rosas, and Bonnabel Magnet Academy High assistant principal secretary Edna Young. “Our dedicated support staff are the backbone of our school system,” said JP Schools Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley. “The […]

Join Dr. Brumley’s Morning Coffee or Evening Town Hall March 19 in Metairie

Jefferson Parish Schools Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley will continue his conversations with educators and the community by hosting a morning coffee chat and an evening town hall on Tuesday, March 19 in Metairie. The coffee chat will take place at Caffe! Caffe! at 3547 N Hullen St. in Metairie from 8 to 9 a.m. The […]

Airline Park & Haynes Academy Students Named Regional Finalists for Louisiana Student of the Year

A special school year just got even more remarkable for a pair of Jefferson Parish Schools Students. Airline Park Academy fifth grader Sriram Srigiri and Haynes Academy eighth grader Kavia Mallik were named regional finalists for Louisiana Student of the Year. The Louisiana Department of Education released the names of 21 students selected as regional finalists […]

School Board Considers Advancing PK-8 Model in JP Schools at March 13 Special Session

Video Script Translations Spanish Arabic Vietnamese The Jefferson Parish School Board recently passed 2024: The Future Our Kids Deserve. This plan provides our district with the guide we will use to provide our students with the education they deserve. We have set ambitious goals for positive student outcomes and drafted a framework to get us […]

JP Schools and The Jeremiah Group Celebrate Voter Registration Week February 25 to March 1

Jefferson Parish Schools is partnering with The Jeremiah Group to celebrate Voter Registration Week in high schools across the district February 25 to March 1. “We want our students to graduate high school with the skills and knowledge to make our world a better place,” said JP Schools Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley. “We’re excited to […]