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Message from Dr. Brumley: “School closure decisions…never easy”

Jefferson Parish Schools Family, I hope this finds you well. Thankfully, we were spared fromTropical Storm (TS) Gordon, realizing our neighbors in Mississippi are experiencing the brunt of impact and aftermath. We keep them in our thoughts and prayers. Unfortunately, we lost two days of instruction this week as our schools were closed on both […]

JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed September 5; Set to Reopen September 6

All Jefferson Parish Public School System schools and administration buildings will be closed Wednesday, September 5, 2018 due to the unknown overnight impact of Tropical Storm Gordon. JPPSS students and employees should not report to school or work on September 5. All JPPSS schools and administration buildings will reopen on their normal schedule Thursday, September […]

JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed Tuesday, September 4

All Jefferson Parish Public School System schools and administration buildings will be closed Tuesday, September 4, 2018 due to Tropical Storm Gordon. JPPSS students and employees should not report to school or work on Tuesday, Sept. 4. The safety of our students and employees is our top responsibility. While the weather early Tuesday morning would […]

Grand Isle School Closed Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Grand Isle School will be closed tomorrow, September 4, due to Tropical Storm Gordon and Grand Isle’s unique geographical circumstances. We will continue to monitor the weather along with local authorities and update the public on any further announcements.

Advanced Study Academies Application Period Announced

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) will hold a 2019-20 application period for its Advanced Study Academies (ASA) October 1 until noon on October 26, 2018. JPPSS will host two ASA Admissions Information Nights to help answer parent questions. Those sessions will be September 25 at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. […]

All JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed for Labor Day Sept. 3

All schools and offices in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will be closed on Monday, September 3, 2018 to observe Labor Day. JPPSS will resume its normal schedule on Tuesday, September 4. For a look at the entire calendar, click here. For a downloadable version of our calendar, click here.

Students Receive LEAP Student Reports August 31

Greenlawn Terrace Elementary Math Teacher Named Presidential Award State Finalist

Greenlawn Terrace Elementary’s Troy Hobson is one step away from winning the nation’s highest honor for a K-12 math and science teacher. The fifth-grade math teacher has been selected as a Louisiana State Finalist for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) Program. Hobson is in his ninth year as a […]

JPPSS Offers Online Payment Service for Student Fees

Parents throughout the Jefferson Parish Public School System have an easier way to keep up with student fees. The district uses the online payment service MySchoolBucks. Parents at participating schools can pay fees, student purchases, and more with a debit card, credit card, or electronic check. To register: Go to www.myschoolbucks.com and register for an […]

All JPPSS Schools Release Two-and-a-Half Hours Early August 29

The school day will end two-and-a-half hours early on Wednesday, August 29 at all Jefferson Parish Public School System schools. This early release day gives our teachers time during the normal school day for planning and professional development. JPPSS will also hold early release days for professional development on September 19, October 31, and February […]