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JPPSS Announces Graduation Schedule for Class of 2018

Graduations for the Class of 2018 in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will take place May 12-23. Please see the list below for graduation dates for all our high schools. If you have questions, please contact your school. You can get contact information for all schools at this link. Eight JPPSS high schools will […]

All Schools and Administrative Buildings Closed Thursday, January 4th

Superintendent Joseph announced that all JPPSS schools and administrative buildings will be closed on Thursday, January 4th due to several consecutive days of freezing temperatures in Jefferson Parish that have taxed the heating systems in its school buildings. The concern is the safety of students who, in the early morning hours, will be exposed to […]

JPPSS Students Named Jobs for America’s Graduates State Officers

A pair of Jefferson Parish Public School System students have been selected to represent their peers on the state level. The Louisiana Department of Education named Higgins High student Zireia Jones and John Ehret High student Dajanique Wilson state officers in the Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) program. The high school seniors are both active […]

JPPSS Announces Principals of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) named its district winners for the Louisiana Department of Education’s Principal of the Year. The following principals are now eligible to become the 2019 Louisiana Principal of the Year. Principal of the Year winners are: Washington Elementary STEM School – Darlene Turnbull Chateau Estates School – Colleen Winkler […]

Register for JPPSS Adult Education Classes January 3 & 4

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Work Ready U Adult Education Program is offering free day and night classes. Registration takes place January 3 and 4. Classes begin January 8. 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 […]

JPPSS Facilities Master Plan Community Meetings January 8-11

The Jefferson Parish Public School System wants your input as it builds for the future. The district will host a second round of community meetings for the public to consider renovation/build options to be included in the final JPPSS Facilities Master Plan. These meetings will be led by the education consulting group MGT. Each meeting […]

Free STEM Nola Event for Students & Parents Saturday, December 9

STEM NOLA will be celebrating its 4th Year Anniversary of “STEM Saturdays with Dr. Calvin Mackie” on Saturday, December 9 at Joe Brown Recreation Center located at 5601 Read Blvd from 9 a.m. to noon. STEM NOLA will host a free, fun-filled day of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM). Kids and parents can arrive […]

JPPSS Schools and Offices will be Open Friday, December 8, 2017

The Jefferson Parish Public School System will be open tomorrow, Friday, December 8, 2017. After several updates from the National Weather Service and the Jefferson Parish Emergency Management Department, it has been determined that the inclement weather is not predicted to negatively impact the south shore. We will operate on our normal schedule.

We Need Your Input: JPPSS Nov. 18 Millage Communications Survey

Take a few minutes to help us prepare for the next JPPSS millage. The JPPSS Communications Department created a brief survey about the various communications used to inform the public about the November 18 employee raise millage. Please share your open and honest feedback. These confidential responses will be used to improve future efforts. Click […]

Half Day for All JPPSS Students on Wednesday, December 20

All JPPSS middle and high school students (grades 6-12) will be dismissed early due to exams on Tuesday, December 19 and Wednesday, December 20. This includes students in grades 6-8 who attend PreK-8 and PreK-12 schools. Students in grades PreK-5 will also be dismissed early on Wednesday, December 20. Students in grades PreK-5 will follow […]