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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 […]

Schneckenburger Students Experience Service Learning Field Trip

Schneckenburger Elementary School’s ongoing literacy based service learning experience entitled “Students are All EARS (Excited About Reading and Sharing)” was a featured Service Learning Project at the Brown Foundation service learning event held on Tuesday, September 13 at the Pontchartrain Center. Schneckenburger Elementary students and teachers were honored to have been chosen as a featured […]

JPPSS Talented Visual Art Students on Display at Audubon Zoo November 12

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Talented Visual Arts is partnering with the Audubon Nature Institute to showcase our student artists. These young artists’ work will be showcased in an art show at the Audubon Zoo on Saturday, November 12, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. You can download the event flyer by clicking here. Click […]

JPPSS Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee Announces 2016-17 Meeting Dates

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee (BPAC) has announced its meeting schedule for the 2016-17 school year. Click here to download our flyers, which includes dates and detailed information in English, Arabic, Spanish, and Vietnamese. BPAC will hold its first meeting on Tuesday, September 27 at the Paul Emenes Building at 822 […]

Join Superintendent Joseph, Sheriff Normand in Supporting 5K & Fun Run Against Bullying

Families Helping Families of Jefferson wants you to be a super hero against bullying by participating in the 5K & Fun Run Against Bullying. The second annual 5K & Fun Run Against Bullying takes place Saturday, October 1 at Lafreniere Park at 300 Downs Blvd. in Metairie. The honorary co-chairs for this year’s race are Jefferson Parish […]

Schneckenburger Elementary Safety Patrol Shares Voice of the Students

Members of the Schneckenburger Elementary Safety Patrol serve as student ambassadors for their school. These fifth grade school leaders perform important tasks around the campus, like assist with morning arrivals, and work with principal Christi Rome to help create the best environment possible for students and teachers. One of the ways Rome gets student input is […]

Stay Connected with JPPSS Online and through Social Media

Now is the perfect time to connect with the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS). In addition to regularly visiting the JPPSS website, you can also get the latest district news and events delivered to your inbox or social media network. Read about the many ways you can stay up-to-date with our students, our educators, […]

Advanced Study Academies Application Window Open Until November 4 at Noon

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) Advanced Study Academies (ASA) will hold a 2017-18 application period from October 11 to November 4, 2016 at noon. Click here for the 2017-18 Application Click here for a list of projected openings In addition to the above link, applications are available in the offices of all JPPSS schools, at the […]