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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 Pre-K & Early Childhood Information Sessions for Families

JP Schools Pre-K Parent Information Sessions Jefferson Parish Schools will host sessions March 26 and 27 to share information about preschool classrooms for 4-year-old children for the 2019-20 school year. These sessions will address eligibility and the registration process for the grant funded preschool programs. Information about the academies and preschool special education will not […]

JP Schools Announces New PK-8 Principal Appointments for 2019-20

The Jefferson Parish School Board unanimously approved the creation of nine new PK-8 schools during its meeting on March 13. These schools will serve students from prekindergarten until the 8th grade starting with the 2019-20 school year. Below are the principal appointments that have been made so far for the 2019-20 school year. These individuals […]

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Join Dr. Brumley’s Morning Coffee or Evening Town Hall March 19 in Metairie

Jefferson Parish Schools 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 Tuesday, March 19 in Metairie. The coffee chat will take place at Caffe! Caffe! at 3547 N Hullen St. in Metairie from 8 to 9 a.m. The […]

School Board Considers Advancing PK-8 Model in JP Schools at March 13 Special Session

Video Script Translations Spanish Arabic Vietnamese The Jefferson Parish School Board recently passed 2024: The Future Our Kids Deserve. This plan provides our district with the guide we will use to provide our students with the education they deserve. We have set ambitious goals for positive student outcomes and drafted a framework to get us […]

Crescent City Sports to Live Stream Bonnabel-West Jeff Boys Basketball Playoff Game Tuesday

Crescent City Sports’ extensive live streaming coverage of high school sports continues Tuesday night with a Class 5A boys basketball regional matchup between District 8-5A rivals Bonnabel and West Jefferson. The Bruins and Buccaneers face off Tuesday at 7 p.m. on the West Jeff campus in Harvey. CCS’ coverage will begin shortly before tipoff, with […]

JP Schools and Offices Closed for Mardi Gras Break March 4-8

Jefferson Parish Schools will be closed for Mardi Gras Break Monday, March 4 through Friday, March 8, 2019. Schools and offices will reopen on Monday, March 11. Click here to see where our students will be marching during Mardi Gras season. Click here to see our entire calendar.