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Family Nights Let Parents Meet School Community and Learn Tier 1 Tips

As you can see in this video from Allen Ellender School, a family night is a great way to get to know your school community and pick up some tips on how to help your child do their best in school. Many of our schools also offer events and opportunities for families to learn more […]

Dr. Brumley Joins Live WYES Community Forum on Doing More For Teachers

Jefferson Parish Public School System Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley is joining education experts from across the region for a televised panel discussion on how to improve support for our teachers. WYES-TV presents Teaching for Excellence: A WYES Community Forum, a live broadcast on Channel 12 and wyes.org on Thursday, October 25 from 7 to 8 […]

The 128: Walker Motor Corporation Provides Student Internships, Jobs

A summer internship has led to jobs for Jefferson Parish students and a strong relationship between the public school system and a local business. The Jefferson Parish Public School System selected Walker Motor Corporation as the first honoree of a new recognition program that spotlights community partners. “The 128” recognizes key supporters of JPPSS. These […]

Grand Isle School, Fisher Middle-High, and Leo Kerner Elementary School will reopen Thursday, October 11

Grand Isle School, Fisher Middle-High, and Leo Kerner Elementary School will reopen on their normal schedule Thursday, October 11. For the latest announcements, visit jpschools.org, our mobile app, or the district’s Facebook or Twitter (@jppss) channels.

Grand Isle School, Fisher Middle-High, and Leo Kerner Elementary closed Wednesday, October 10

Grand Isle School, Fisher Middle-High, and Leo Kerner Elementary School will be closed Wednesday, October 10, due to tidal flooding from Hurricane Michael and Grand Isle and Lafitte’s unique geographical circumstances. The safety of our students and employees is our top responsibility. The National Weather Service is predicting continued strong east/southeast winds overnight. This may […]

Transformation Network Stories: Miller Wall Elementary

“I knew instruction wouldn’t be the problem. It’s getting the children to have the growth mindset that they can do it and they can be successful.” – Miller Wall Elementary Principal Brenda DeGraw In the spring of 2018, Jefferson Parish Public School System leaders created a Transformation Network designed to rapidly improve student outcomes in […]

Join Dr. Brumley for a Twitter Chat on Supporting Teachers October 10

Jefferson Parish Public School System Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley is hosting his first Twitter chat of the school year on October 10 at 7 p.m. This month’s digital conversation will focus on supporting teachers. You can participate by using the hashtag #JPPSSchat. The district’s Twitter handle is @jppss. Dr. Brumley is on Twitter at @cadebrumley. If you’re […]

JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed Monday, October 8 for Fall Break

All Jefferson Parish Public School System schools and offices will be closed on Monday, October 8, 2018 for Fall Break. JPPSS will resume its normal schedule on Tuesday, October 9. Click here to view our entire calendar.

Join Dr. Brumley for Morning Coffee Chat or Evening Town Hall October 15 in Terrytown & Gretna

Jefferson Parish Public School System Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley will continue his conversations with educators and the community by hosting a morning coffee chat and an evening town hall on Monday, October 15 in Gretna and Terrytown. The coffee chat will take place at Terrytown Playground at 641 Heritage Avenue in Terrytown from 8 to […]

Drinking Water Tested, Safe at JPPSS Schools & Facilities

The water that students and staff drink on Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) campuses is safe. That’s the combined results of recent water lead tests conducted by the Louisiana Department of Health and JPPSS. The Louisiana Department of Health recently completed testing water at Harahan Elementary and eleven other schools across the state. They […]