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JPPSS Students Shine at First Ever Candidate Forum

Jefferson Parish Sheriff candidates John Fortunato and Joe Lopinto were the ones on stage, but the students were the stars of the first ever candidate forum in the Jefferson Parish Public School System. High school students from across the district packed the JPPSS Administration Building Boardroom for The Students’ Candidate Forum. This student-led event was […]

Eight JPPSS Students Named National Merit Finalists

Eight students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System have been named National Merit Finalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. Representing JPPSS are six students from Haynes Academy and two from Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy. Haynes Academy Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy These high school seniors have the […]

Grace King High, Pitre Elementary Named February 2018 Campuses of the Month

Congratulations to the staff members at Grace King High and Pitre Elementary for being recognized as February 2018 JPPSS Campus of the Month. Grace King High won the honor for the East Bank. Pitre Elementary was honored for the West Bank. Each month a committee of five will select an East Bank and West Bank school and […]

Dr. Cade Brumley Named JPPSS Superintendent

The Jefferson Parish School Board selected DeSoto Parish School System Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley as the next superintendent of the Jefferson Parish Public School System. The 9-0 vote came during a special session meeting tonight in which Dr. Brumley gave a public presentation and answered questions from the public and the school board. The unanimous […]

View Questions Submitted by Public for Tonight’s JPSB Superintendent Candidate Special Session

The Jefferson Parish School Board will hold a Special Session meeting tonight (March 5) for superintendent candidate Dr. Cade Brumley to answer questions from the public and the school board. The board and the district invited the public to submit questions in writing for tonight’s meeting. Online and in-person submissions were accepted from February 26 until […]

Lale Geer Sworn In as Acting Superintendent

In front of coworkers, family, and friends, Lale Geer was sworn in today as Acting Superintendent of the Jefferson Parish Public School System. Along with serving in the district’s top spot until a new superintendent is named, Geer will continue his role as the district’s Chief Operations and Planning Officer. The Jefferson Parish School Board […]

East Bank Elementary Redistricting Public Hearing on March 7

The Jefferson Parish School Board will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 to consider a redistricting proposal. The schools that would be impacted by the proposal are Ella Dolhonde, Bridgedale, Alice Birney, Harold Keller, and J.C. Ellis elementary. The public hearing will begin at 5 p.m. at the JPPSS Administration Building at […]

Meet the JPPSS Outstanding School Support Employees of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) named its Outstanding School Support Employees of the Year. The 2017-18 winners are C.T. Janet Elementary secretary Angela Diamond, Worley Middle paraprofessional Lula Hart, and Thomas Jefferson High cafeteria manager Mathilda Lepine. The Outstanding School Support Employee Awards Program is run by the Louisiana Department of Education and […]

2018-19 Pre-Kindergarten Registration Closes May 10

Pre-kindergarten registration for the 2018-19 school year closes May 10th at midnight in Jefferson Parish. If you have any questions, please email echh@jppss.k12.la.us. Please click here for more information about the registration process and the JPPSS Pre-Kindergarten Department.

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