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All JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed November 21-25 for Thanksgiving Break

All schools and buildings in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will be closed from November 21 through 25 for Thanksgiving Break. JPPSS schools and buildings will observe normal operating hours on Monday, November 28. Click here to download the entire 2016-17 JPPSS calendar. You can visit our calendar webpage by clicking here.  

JPPSS Millage Renewal: Your Vote is Important on December 10

JPPSS Hosts Tuition Reimbursement Meeting for Teachers on November 29

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Office of Human Resources will host a Tuition Reimbursement meeting on Tuesday, November 29, 2016, from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the JPPSS Administration Building located at 501 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, LA 70058. The JPPSS Tuition Reimbursement Program is a federally funded program designed to provide tuition assistance […]

Three JPPSS Teachers Named Statewide Technology Educators of the Year

A trio of educators from the Jefferson Parish Public School System have earned statewide recognition for their use of classroom technology. The Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators announced its 2016 Educators of the Year. Bissonet Plaza Elementary Media Specialist and Technology Coordinator Christine Smith Dauterive is the Region 1 Leader of the Year. Patrick F. Taylor […]

JPPSS Schools & Offices Closed November 8 for Election Day

Schools and offices in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will be closed Tuesday, November 8, 2016 for Election Day. Teachers, students, and staff have the day off, but some of our schools will be used as polling locations. You can download the list of school polling locations below, or follow the links to the […]

Chateau Estates, Estelle Elementary Named JPPSS November Campuses of the Month

Congratulations to the staff members at Chateau Estates School and Estelle Elementary for being recognized as November 2016 JPPSS Campus of the Month. Chateau Estates School won the honor for the Eastbank. Estelle Elementary was honored for the Westbank. Each month a committee of five will select an Eastbank and Westbank school and showcase a selected campus based […]

JPPSS Holds Parent Conferences Tuesday, November 1 from 4 to 7 p.m.

The Jefferson Parish Public School System will hold parent conferences on Tuesday, November 1 from 4 to 7 p.m. Parent conferences will take place at your child’s school. For more information, please contact your school. Contact information for each of our schools can be found at this link. This is the first scheduled parent conference […]

First Reading from the October 11, 2016 Jefferson Parish School Board Meeting

First Reading authored by Ms. Denapolis-Bosarge Move that Michael Yenni be prohibited from coming on to any Jefferson Parish Public School facility and all Jefferson Parish Public School events including sporting events, festivals, etc.

Haynes Academy’s Jeremy Lampo Receives Yale Educator Award

Veteran Jefferson Parish Public School System teacher Jeremy Lampo was honored by one of the nation’s elite universities recently. The Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies teacher has been recognized as a recipient of the 2016 Yale Educator Award by the Yale Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Lampo was nominated for the award by his former student who is […]

Oct. 12 JPPSS Career Expo Features Over 60 Local Business, Industry Leaders