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JPPSS Needs Your Input: Facilities Master Plan Online Survey

The Jefferson Parish Public School System wants to know what you would like to see in its plan to build and renovate schools across Jefferson Parish. If you were unable to attend a community meeting, an online survey is being provided to receive your feedback on what should be included in the JPPSS Facilities Master […]

School Ends 2.5 Hours Early October 25 for Teacher Professional Development

We’ve all felt the life changing impact of a teacher. A high-quality educator can literally alter the course of a life. We want to create more of these moments for our students…and to do so we must invest in professional development for our teachers. Jefferson Parish Public Schools, like high-performing districts across the nation, practice […]

All Schools Open Monday, October 9th

All schools in the Jefferson Parish Public School System, including Grand Isle School and schools in Lafitte will be open tomorrow, Monday, October 9th and students will follow their regular schedule. All after school activities will continue as scheduled.

Cherbonnier-Rillieux, Hazel Park/Hilda Knoff Named Oct. 2017 JPPSS Campuses of the Month

Congratulations to the staff members at Cherbonnier-Rillieux Elementary and Hazel Park/Hilda Knoff Elementary for being recognized as October 2017 JPPSS Campus of the Month. Hazel Park/Hilda Knoff Elementary won the honor for the East Bank. Cherbonnier-Rillieux Elementary was honored for the West Bank. Each month a committee of five will select an East Bank and […]

JPPSS Advanced Study Academies Schedule Open House Events in October

Parents can learn more about our Advanced Study Academies by attending one of the open house events scheduled at specific schools in October. Below is a list of the dates each school will hold its open house. Parents who are interested in having their child attend an ASA next school year can apply until October 20, […]

JPPSS Announces Dates for Open and Annual Enrollment

The Jefferson Parish Public School System’s 2018 Plan Year Open and Annual Enrollment provides employees the opportunity to elect, cancel, and make changes to their health and supplemental insurance coverage. Click here to view the Open Enrollment flyer Open Enrollment is open now through Friday, November 3, 2017. During this time employees will restate, elect, […]

JPPSS Facilities Master Plan Community Meetings October 9-18

The Jefferson Parish Public School System wants to know what the community would like to see in its plan to build and renovate schools across Jefferson Parish. The district will host a series of community meetings for attendees to share their opinions on what should be included in the JPPSS Facilities Master Plan. Led by […]

Message from the Superintendent: October 2017

At the heart of a strong community, you’ll find a strong public school system. I’ve always felt that the success of our Parish goes hand in hand with the success of Jefferson Parish Public Schools. Better schools increase property values, attract higher paying jobs, lower crime, and help develop young people ready to contribute as […]

Harahan Elementary Teachers Gain Valuable Student Insight through PLCs

“We are working alongside of each other collaboratively to make sure that all of our students succeed.” – Harahan Elementary teacher Tenisha O’Neal speaks about how Professional Learning Communities benefit children. Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) is an ongoing process in which educators work together to achieve better results for the students they serve. The Jefferson […]

Continued Training for Continued Success: PLCs Draw Road Map to Success at Butler Elementary

“We learn about our kids and their strengths and weaknesses, as well as about ourselves as teachers and our own strengths and weaknesses.” – Butler Elementary teacher Tiffanie Chiasson on the benefits of Professional Learning Communities Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) is an ongoing process in which educators work together to achieve better results for the […]