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All JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed Thursday, January 18, 2018

All schools and administrative offices will remained closed through Thursday, January 18, 2018, due to the frigid temperatures and hazardous road conditions. Please continue to monitor our website, all social media outlets and our JPPSS mobile app for more information.

All After-School Activities Canceled January 16; All Schools and Offices Closed January 17

The Jefferson Parish Public School System has canceled all after-school activities scheduled for today, January 16, 2018. This includes after-school care, tutoring, athletic events, practices and any other extra-curricular activities. All schools and offices will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The decision to close came after careful consultation with the district’s Emergency Management […]

Meet the JPPSS Teachers of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System named its district winners for the Louisiana Department of Education’s Teacher of the Year. The following teachers are now eligible to become the 2019 Louisiana Teacher of the Year. C.T. Janet Elementary – Jessica Schwalb Haynes Academy – Traci Vedros John Ehret High – Samuel Kane “While these three […]

2018-19 Calendar Survey for All JPPSS Stakeholders

Jefferson Parish Public Schools is seeking input from teachers, parents/guardians, staff, and students as the district develops the 2018-19 academic calendar. Your feedback will help determine the final version of the calendar. The survey will be available until January 19 at noon. Click here to take the survey now. Spanish version. The survey will be […]

JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed Monday, January 15 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Schools and offices in the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) will be closed on Monday, January 15 to observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. JPPSS will resume its normal school and business hours on Tuesday, January 16. For a look at the entire 2017-18 school calendar, click here to visit our calendar page.

All JPPSS Schools and Offices will be Open Friday, January 5

Superintendent Joseph announced that all JPPSS schools and administrative offices will be open tomorrow, Friday, January 5th. An inspection of all heating systems was conducted today by the district’s Operations Department and school plant managers. All systems are in working order as of this afternoon. The National Weather Service is predicting a cold morning tomorrow […]

JPPSS Schools and Offices will be Open Friday, December 8, 2017

The Jefferson Parish Public School System will be open tomorrow, Friday, December 8, 2017. After several updates from the National Weather Service and the Jefferson Parish Emergency Management Department, it has been determined that the inclement weather is not predicted to negatively impact the south shore. We will operate on our normal schedule.

JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed for Winter Break December 21 – January 2; Students Return January 4

All JPPSS schools and administrative offices will be closed for winter break from Thursday, December 21, 2017 to Tuesday, January 2, 2018. In addition, Wednesday, January 3 will be a records day for teachers, with no school for students. Please visit our calendar page for more information on the school calendar for the 2017-18 school year. Happy holidays!

JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed November 20-24 for Thanksgiving Break

All schools and buildings in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will be closed from November 20 through 24 for Thanksgiving Break. JPPSS schools and buildings will observe normal operating hours on Monday, November 27. Click here to download the entire 2017-18 JPPSS calendar. You can visit our calendar webpage by clicking here.

Early Voting Now Open in the November 18 Election

You can now vote in the November 18 election. Early voting is open now through Saturday, November 11. Jefferson Parish residents will vote on a new millage to provide a pay increase for JPPSS teachers and support staff. You can learn more about this important vote by visiting jpschools.org/vote2017. Early voting is November 3-11 from […]