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Join Dr. Brumley for a Twitter Chat on Teaching & Learning June 14

Jefferson Parish Public School System Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley is hosting his second Twitter chat on June 14 at 7 p.m. This month’s digital conversation will focus on teaching and learning. You can participate by using the hashtag #JPPSSchat. The district’s Twitter handle is @jppss. Dr. Brumley is on Twitter at @cadebrumley. Last month’s Twitter chat was […]

Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Weekly Update: June 1

This is the seventh in a weekly series 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. Dr. Brumley may have wrapped up his 18 breakfast chats and town halls earlier this month, but he […]

Six JPPSS Students Achieve a Perfect Score on the ACT

This year more than two million graduates took the ACT. Less than one-tenth of one percent of students had a perfect score. The Jefferson Parish Public School System had six students with a perfect score on the ACT this year. Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy student Jacob LeBlanc and Haynes Academy for Advanced […]

Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Weekly Update: May 25

This is the sixth in a weekly series 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. Dr. Brumley has celebrated graduation with just about every member of the JPPSS class of 2018. Eight of […]

Half Day for All JPPSS Students on Thursday, May 24

All JPPSS students will have a half day of school on Thursday, May 24, which will be the last day of school for the 2017-2018 school year. All schools will follow the EXAM schedule on May 24. To see what time your school dismisses during an EXAM schedule, click on one of the schedule links […]

Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Weekly Update: May 18

This is the fifth in a weekly series 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. Dr. Brumley passed the 50-day mark this week in his 100-day plan. This week included a number of […]

JPPSS 2018 Regular Summer School Information

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) will offer Summer School for credit recovery, removal of deficiencies or new credit for students presently enrolled in grades 8-12. All course work will be online learning using PLATO Learning System. For questions concerning PLATO, please call your child’s school counselor during school hours. Students enrolled in grades […]

Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Weekly Update: May 11

This is the fourth in a weekly series 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. One of the ways Dr. Brumley celebrated educators for Teacher Appreciation Week was by spending a lion’s share […]

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 […]

Two JPPSS Students Win $2500 National Merit Scholarships

Two Jefferson Parish Public School System students have been named National Merit $2500 Scholarship winners by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Nameera N. Islam from Haynes Academy and Jacob A. LeBlanc of Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy are two of the nation’s 2,500 Merit Scholar designees. They were chosen from a talent pool […]