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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 […]

Dandridge Town Hall Meetings Scheduled for January 23 & 24

Two Dandridge town hall meetings are scheduled to take place in January. The public is invited to attend both meetings. The first will take place Monday, January 23 in the library of L.W. Higgins High (7201 Lapalco Blvd. in Marrero) from 6 to 7 p.m. The second meeting will take place Tuesday, January 24 in the library of G.T. […]

JPPSS Closed Monday, January 16 in Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Schools and offices in the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) will be closed on Monday, January 16 to observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. JPPSS will resume its normal school and business hours on Tuesday, January 17. For a look at the entire 2016-17 school calendar, click here to visit our calendar page.

JPPSS to Hold Magnet and Academics Programs Showcase on Feb. 1 and 2

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) has announced dates for its magnet, charter, career, and academic programs showcase for the 2017-18 school year. The meetings will take place on the following dates: Wednesday, February 1 | Riverdale High (240 Riverdale Drive in Jefferson) Thursday, February 2 | JPPSS Administration Building (501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey) The meetings for […]

Final Late Take-In Day of 2016-17 Scheduled Wednesday, January 25