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Five JPPSS High Schools Appear on 2018 U.S. News & World Report Rankings

U.S. News & World Report released its 2018 Best High Schools rankings and five schools in the Jefferson Parish Public School System made the national list. Those schools are: • Haynes Academy: awarded a gold medal, ranked second in Louisiana and 102 nationally • Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy: awarded a gold medal, […]

Nine Educators will Lunch with the Superintendent for Teacher Appreciation Week

Jefferson Parish Public School System Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley wants to do something special for our educators as part of Teacher Appreciation Week. Dr. Brumley is going to take nine teachers to lunch on Friday, May 18, and give them the rest of the day off. The teachers will be drawn at random, with one […]

Harahan Elementary, C.T. Janet Elementary Named May 2018 Campuses of the Month

Congratulations to the staff members at Harahan Elementary and C.T. Janet Elementary for being recognized as May 2018 JPPSS Campus of the Month. Harahan Elementary won the honor for the East Bank. C.T. Janet Elementary was honored for the West Bank. Each month a committee of five will select an East Bank and West Bank school and showcase […]

Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Weekly Update: May 4

This is the third in a weekly series of posts updating the public on the progress of Dr. Cade Brumley’s 100-day entry plan. The video above was presented to the school board during the meeting on May 2. To view his complete plan, click here. To view a table outlining his progress to date, click here. It […]

JPPSS Voter Registration Week is April 30 to May 4

The Jefferson Parish School Board declared April 30 through May 4 as High School Voter Registration Week in the Jefferson Parish Public School System. JPPSS is partnering with the Jeremiah Group to conduct voter registration drives all week long in high schools across the district. The week kicked off with a drive at West Jefferson […]

Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Weekly Update: April 27

This is the second in a weekly series of posts updating the public on the progress of Dr. Cade Brumley’s 100-day entry plan. To view his complete plan, click here. To view a table outlining his progress to date, click here. This was arguably one of the busiest weeks of Dr. Brumley’s first 100 days […]

Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Weekly Update: First 25 Days

This is the first in a weekly series of posts updating the public on the progress of Dr. Cade Brumley’s 100-day entry plan. To view his complete plan, click here. To view a table outlining his progress to date, click here. Dr. Cade Brumley has accomplished quite a bit since he unveiled his 100-day entry […]

Join Dr. Brumley for Coffee Chat or Town Hall as part of his Discovery Days

Jefferson Parish Public School System Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley is inviting the community to join him for coffee and a town hall as part of a larger plan to understand the district from as many viewpoints as possible. These coffee chats and town hall events will be held in all nine JPPSS districts. Each coffee […]

National WWII Museum Nominates Adams Middle Educator for Harris History Teacher Award

Esther Perez-Zemmels of Adams Middle was nominated for the Harris History Teacher Award by the The National World War II Museum, administrator of the National History Day program in Louisiana. The Harris History Teacher of the Year award is sponsored by James F. Harris and is awarded to one middle and high school teacher annually. […]

American Petroleum Institute Honors Two JPPSS Teachers

Bissonet Plaza Elementary teacher Tracey Zelden and Terrytown Elementary teacher Mary Goewey were recognized by the American Petroleum Institute recently. Zelden received the API’s Chairman’s Award and Goewey received the Distinguished Teacher Award. The annual API program recognizes two award categories: Distinguished Teacher Award ($250) and Chairman’s Award ($500) to honor science teachers that show a […]