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JPPSS Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week May 1-5

2017-18 Student Transfer Requests Now Available

Message from the Superintendent: May 2017

What makes a good teacher… What are the qualities needed to transform a classroom into a home and a school community into a family… Teacher Appreciation Week is May first through fifth. We honor teachers and celebrate the lasting contribution they make to all our lives. Thank you to all of our educators! You make […]

Register for JPPSS Summer Arts Camp Now Through May 16

The Jefferson Parish Public School System and Title I offer a unique, three-week summer program for students in grades 2-7. Registration for the JPPSS Summer Arts Camp is open now through May 16. The JPPSS Summer Arts Camp will be available on both sides of the river from June 5-23.  The East Bank campus is […]

Gretna No. 2 Academy’s Tamara Warner Named Semi-Finalist for Louisiana Principal of the Year

Gretna No. 2 Academy for Advanced Studies Principal Tamara Warner has been named one of the state’s top educational leaders. The Jefferson Parish Public School System Elementary Principal of the Year is among 24 of the 2018 Principal of the Year Semi-Finalists announced today by the Louisiana Department of Education. These educators are making exceptional gains […]

Miller Wall Elementary and Riverdale High Named April 2017 Campuses of the Month

Congratulations to the staff members at Miller Wall Elementary and Riverdale High for being recognized as April 2017 JPPSS Campus of the Month. Riverdale High won the honor for the East Bank. Miller Wall Elementary was honored for the West Bank. Each month a committee of five will select an East Bank and West Bank school and […]

On-Site Checkups Allow JPPSS Employees to Save on Medical Premiums

Jefferson Parish Public School System employees can save money by participating in one of our on-site health checkups. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana and Catapult Heath are bringing an on-site preventive health screening clinic to the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey and the Emenes Building at 822 S. Clearview […]

A Message from the Superintendent – Testing Begins on April 3rd

Get Latest District News, Emergency Announcements on JPPSS Mobile App

The latest news and information from the Jefferson Parish Public School System is now available on smartphones with a new mobile app. JPPSS is partnering with Blackboard to expand its communications outreach with a mobile app that is now available in the online iTunes and Google Play app stores for free. Download our Flyer English Arabic, […]

U.S. Dept. of State Selects Ehret High Teacher for Prestigious English Language Teaching Fellowship

The U.S. Department of State announced the selection of Taryn A. U’Halie from John Ehret High for a 10-month fellowship project teaching English in Kazakhstan at Karaganda State Technical University. U’Halie is one of only 165 U.S. citizens selected for the 2016-17 English Language Fellow Program. U’Halie holds a M.A. in TEFL/TESL from Colorado State University, […]