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Bureau of Governmental Research Supports May 4 JP Schools Educator Pay Raise Millage

The Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) has come out in support of Jefferson Parish Schools’ educator pay raise millage. “The Jefferson Parish Public School System has returned to voters with a more well developed pay raise proposal than the one voters rejected in 2017,” read the BGR position in favor of the millage. “Revenue from […]

JP Schools Makes Final Round of Principal Appointments for 2019-20

Jefferson Parish Schools has announced eight new principal appointments for the 2019-20 school year. This is the final round of principal appointments for next school year. Click here to view the first round of 2019-20 principal appointments Click here to view the second round of 2019-20 principal appointments Click here to view the full list […]

JP Schools Finalizes Principals for 2019-20 School Year

Jefferson Parish Schools has finalized its principal appointments for the 2019-20 school year. The full list of principals can be viewed below. The district made three rounds of principal appointments to fill vacancies at its schools. JP Schools leadership made principal appointments earlier than in previous years. It was a strategic decision aimed at laying […]

Pre-K Applications for the 2019-20 School Year are Open

Applications for the 2019-2020 school year can be submitted online at www.jeffersonchild.com beginning April 4. Families needing face-to-face assistance to submit an online application or to upload documents can come to any of the following locations: Application Support Locations:  DATE TIME LOCATION April 10 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Woodmere Community Center 4026 Post Drive, Harvey, LA […]

High School Graduations Start May 11 for Class of 2019

The Jefferson Parish Schools 2019 high school graduation schedule begins on Saturday, May 11 and concludes Monday, May 20. A total of 13 JP high schools will hold graduation ceremonies. Four graduations will be held at the Alario Center and eight will be held at the Pontchartrain Center. Grand Isle School will hold its graduation […]

JP Schools Summer Day Camp Registration Now Open

Registration opens on March 27 for the Jefferson Parish Schools Summer Day Camp. The JP Schools Summer Day Camp takes place June 3 through July 26. The camp is for children ages 5 to 12. It provides fun activities in a safe environment supervised by experienced staff. Campers will participate in weekly field trips, crafts, […]

Westbank Business & Industry Association Endorses May 4 Educator Pay Raise Millage

The Westbank Business & Industry Association (WBIA) has thrown its support behind the May 4 millage that will provide pay raises for teachers and support staff in Jefferson Parish Public Schools. “Westbank Business & Industry Association is in full support of the Jefferson Parish Schools educator pay raise millage. We understand the importance of investing […]

JP Schools Announces Second Round of New Principal Appointments for 2019-20

Jefferson Parish Schools has announced six new principal appointments for the 2019-20 school year. This is the second round of principal appointment announcements. Click here to view the first round of new principal appointments for the 2019-20 school year. These principal appointments are part of the district’s strategic effort to identify vacancies and hire school […]

Gretna Jubilee Benefits JP Schools March 30

The Gretna Jubilee is an annual restaurant tasting, live concert, and evening under the stars that benefits the West Bank Jefferson Parish Schools Advanced Study Academies: Gretna No. 2 Academy, Ray St. Pierre Academy, Ruppel Academy, and Thomas Jefferson High. This year’s event is Saturday, March 30 at the Gretna Farmers Market at 300 Huey […]

JP Schools Hosts Early Childhood Information Fair for Families

Jefferson Early Childhood Information Fair JP Schools will collaborate with the Jefferson Early Childhood Collaborative to host information sessions about community-based early care and education programs in Jefferson Parish for children from 6 weeks through 4-years of age. These events will give families an opportunity to learn about the different early care and education programs […]