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Haynes Academy Student Elected LASC President, Other JPPSS Students Shine at State Convention

The MLK long weekend was a time to relax, but Student Council members from several of our schools attended the Louisiana Association of Student Councils (LASC) state convention in Covington. The LASC convention was held at Archbishop Hannan High School, January 14-16, with the theme “Your Ticket to Leadership.” There they enhanced their leadership abilities and […]

2016-2017 JPPSS School Climate Survey for Parents and Guardians

The School Climate Parent Survey is available for parents and guardians of students in JPPSS. This is an opportunity to help your child’s school by sharing your opinions about it. Your opinions are important, and the school is interested in hearing them. We are particularly interested in your thoughts on the school’s efforts to promote […]

JPPSS Adult Education Program Offers Money Management Training

Families Helping Families of Jefferson is partnering with People Helping People and Jefferson Parish Public School System – Adult Education Program to provide this important training on money management. This training is designed for any individuals between the ages of 16 and up. The topics that will be covered include: College savings Emergency budgets Financial success […]

JPPSS Parent Advisory Council Meetings February 7 and 9

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 […]

JPPSS Work Ready U Adult Education Program Registration Feb. 21-22

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Work Ready U Adult Education Program is offering free day and night classes. Registration takes place on February 21-22. Classes begin on March 7. Classes are offered in a variety of skills, including English as a Second Language, adult basic education, English literacy, family literacy, high school equivalency, career […]

2017-18 Calendar Survey for All JPPSS Stakeholders

Jefferson Parish Public Schools is seeking input from teachers, parents/guardians, staff, and students as the district develops the 2017-18 academic calendar. Your feedback will help determine the final version of the calendar. Click here to take the survey now. The survey is available in the following languages: Spanish Vietnamese This survey will be open from […]

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 […]

Where You’ll Find JPPSS Students Marching This Mardi Gras Season

The students of the Jefferson Parish Public School System will do more than simply celebrate along the parade routes during Carnival season. Many of our school’s performance groups will take center stage participating in parades all over our area. This schedule highlights where our student groups will be during the 2017 Mardi Gras parades. Saturday, February 4 […]

JPPSS Awards Elementary, Middle, and High School Students of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) named its district winners for the Louisiana Department of Education’s 2017 Louisiana Student of the Year. Bissonet Plaza Elementary fifth grader Anthony Fisher, Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy eighth grader Myles Mackie, and Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy senior Stefan Suazo received this prestigious […]

Power Outage at Strehle Elementary

UPDATE: 1/19/17 – 11:34 a.m. — Strehle Elementary will be without power the rest of the school day today. Strehle Elementary students have been transported to Ford Middle and will remain there the rest of the day. Normal dismissal and bus service will be provided for the Strehle Elementary students at Ford Middle. Parents of […]