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JPPSS Millage Renewal: Your Vote is Important on December 10

JPPSS Parent Advisory Council Meetings Planned for November 29 & 30

The Jefferson Parish Public School System has reestablished the Parent Advisory Council (PAC). This council is a chance for school system administrators and parents to share information on a variety of educational topics, innovations and best practices within the district. Parents interested in becoming their child’s school representative can contact their child’s principal or Director […]

Three JPPSS Teachers Named Statewide Technology Educators of the Year

A trio of educators from the Jefferson Parish Public School System have earned statewide recognition for their use of classroom technology. The Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators announced its 2016 Educators of the Year. Bissonet Plaza Elementary Media Specialist and Technology Coordinator Christine Smith Dauterive is the Region 1 Leader of the Year. Patrick F. Taylor […]

JPPSS Schools & Offices Closed November 8 for Election Day

Schools and offices in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will be closed Tuesday, November 8, 2016 for Election Day. Teachers, students, and staff have the day off, but some of our schools will be used as polling locations. You can download the list of school polling locations below, or follow the links to the […]

JPPSS Holds Parent Conferences Tuesday, November 1 from 4 to 7 p.m.

The Jefferson Parish Public School System will hold parent conferences on Tuesday, November 1 from 4 to 7 p.m. Parent conferences will take place at your child’s school. For more information, please contact your school. Contact information for each of our schools can be found at this link. This is the first scheduled parent conference […]

Chevron, Second Harvest Sponsor 1st School Food Pantry in JPPSS

Second Harvest Food Bank and Chevron celebrated the opening of a new school pantry at Terrytown Elementary, the first in the Jefferson Parish Public School System. Superintendent Isaac G. Joseph joined school leaders and other dignitaries for a ribbon cutting ceremony. Click on the video above or the photos below to see more from this […]

JPPSS Students, Teachers Already Benefiting from Professional Learning Communities

Teachers across the Jefferson Parish Public School System are already seeing positive results from the district’s renewed emphasis on Professional Learning Communities. Students benefit by having a team of teachers working to help them succeed. Teachers benefit through collaboration with their peers on what methods work best (and which don’t) in the classroom. JPPSS held the […]

JPPSS Offers a Variety of Driver’s Education Options for 2016-17

The Jefferson Parish Public School System offers a state approved driver’s education program. It is open to students in the eighth grade or higher who are between the ages of 15 and 17. Students can earn a half credit and possible reductions on their insurance. The course offers 30 classroom hours and eight hours of […]

Oct. 12 JPPSS Career Expo Features Over 60 Local Business, Industry Leaders

Clancy-Maggiore Elementary Named 2016 National Blue Ribbon School

The U.S. Department of Education recognized John Clancy/Joseph Maggiore Elementary School for the Arts as a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School. One of only six schools in Louisiana to receive the honor this year, Clancy-Maggiore Elementary is being awarded along with Exemplary Achievement Gap Closing Schools. The Blue Ribbon Schools program honors schools that are […]