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Continued Training for Continued Success: PLCs Enhance Teamwork at Meisler Middle

“The biggest thing I’ve taken away from PLCs is that I’m not alone in this process…if I need assistance, I know I can get it.” – Meisler Middle teacher Michelle Brower Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) is an ongoing process in which educators work together to achieve better results for the students they serve. The Jefferson […]

New JPPSS Show Spotlights “The Bright Side”

The Jefferson Parish Public School System is producing a new bi-monthly show that shines a light on the people, programs, and events making a difference in the district. Each episode of The Bright Side will feature exclusive stories, interviews, and fun extras like JPPSS trivia. You can watch the show on Facebook, Vimeo, or JPS-TV […]

Community Partners Invited to Participate in JPPSS Reading Movement

The Jefferson Parish Public School System is pleased to announce the launch of the reading initiative, “I Read! You Read! Together we all READ!” We know that early literacy is critical to the development of our students’ academic, emotional, and social growth. We are inviting community partners to team with our schools as we strive […]

JPPSS Teacher and Employee Raises on the November 18 Ballot

Tuition Reimbursement Meeting for Teachers on November 9

The JPPSS Office of Human Resources will host a Tuition Reimbursement meeting on Thursday, November 9, from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. at the JPPSS Administration Building. The Administration Building is located at 501 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, LA 70058. JPPSS Tuition Reimbursement Program is a federally funded program designed to provide tuition assistance to JPPSS teachers […]

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, […]