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JPPSS Schools & Offices Closed for Spring Break March 30 to April 6

All schools and offices in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will be closed for Spring Break from Friday, March 30 through Friday, April 6. Schools and district offices will reopen on Monday, April 9. For a look at our entire calendar, please click here.

Busy First Day for New JPPSS Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley

Dr. Cade Brumley wasted no time getting to know the Jefferson Parish Public School System family. The new JPPSS superintendent spent his first day on the job shaking the hands of nearly 200 students, welcoming families to a special district event, taking a learning walk around a JPPSS school, and meeting with principals and district […]

Parent Guides to LEAP 2025 Test and Practice Tests

Martin Marino’s 12th Annual Dance Challenge Takes Stage April 11

More than 340 fifth grade students from 18 schools across the Jefferson Parish Public School System take to the dance floor April 11 for Martin Marino’s 12th Annual Dance Challenge. This free ballroom dance competition starts at 6 p.m. at the Pontchartrain Center at 4545 Williams Blvd. in Kenner. “Over the past 12 years, Dance […]

Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee Meeting March 20

¿Es usted un(a) padre/madre bilingüe? ¡Nosotros queremos escúchalo! Por favor vengan a nuestra próxima junta del Comité de Asesoría de Padres Bilingües el martes, 20 de marzo. Por favor vengan a nuestra próxima junta del Comité de Asesoría de Padres Bilingües el martes, 20 de marzo de 6 a 7 p.m. en el Edificio Administrativo […]

JPPSS Students Shine at First Ever Candidate Forum

Jefferson Parish Sheriff candidates John Fortunato and Joe Lopinto were the ones on stage, but the students were the stars of the first ever candidate forum in the Jefferson Parish Public School System. High school students from across the district packed the JPPSS Administration Building Boardroom for The Students’ Candidate Forum. This student-led event was […]

Eight JPPSS Students Named National Merit Finalists

Eight students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System have been named National Merit Finalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. Representing JPPSS are six students from Haynes Academy and two from Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy. Haynes Academy Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy These high school seniors have the […]

March Parent Advisory Council Meetings Cover Emergency Preparedness in Schools

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Parent Advisory Council (PAC) is comprised of parents from schools across the district. This council provides an opportunity for school system administrators and parents to share information on a variety of educational topics, innovations, and best practices within the district. The next meeting for the East Bank PAC is […]

Breakfast of Champions Student Photos and Videos Available Online

Around 2,000 students are being honored at the Jefferson Parish Public School System’s annual Superintendent’s “A” Breakfast of Champions. The events recognize outstanding academic accomplishments for students who have earned an “A” in each course taken and no lower than a “B” in honor courses taken during the first and second nine-weeks marking periods. Those […]

Dr. Cade Brumley Named JPPSS Superintendent

The Jefferson Parish School Board selected DeSoto Parish School System Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley as the next superintendent of the Jefferson Parish Public School System. The 9-0 vote came during a special session meeting tonight in which Dr. Brumley gave a public presentation and answered questions from the public and the school board. The unanimous […]