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All Schools Open Monday, October 9th

All schools in the Jefferson Parish Public School System, including Grand Isle School and schools in Lafitte will be open tomorrow, Monday, October 9th and students will follow their regular schedule. All after school activities will continue as scheduled.

JPPSS Advanced Study Academies Schedule Open House Events in October

Parents can learn more about our Advanced Study Academies by attending one of the open house events scheduled at specific schools in October. Below is a list of the dates each school will hold its open house. Parents who are interested in having their child attend an ASA next school year can apply until October 20, […]

JPPSS Facilities Master Plan Community Meetings October 9-18

The Jefferson Parish Public School System wants to know what the community would like to see in its plan to build and renovate schools across Jefferson Parish. The district will host a series of community meetings for attendees to share their opinions on what should be included in the JPPSS Facilities Master Plan. Led by […]

Message from the Superintendent: October 2017

At the heart of a strong community, you’ll find a strong public school system. I’ve always felt that the success of our Parish goes hand in hand with the success of Jefferson Parish Public Schools. Better schools increase property values, attract higher paying jobs, lower crime, and help develop young people ready to contribute as […]

Harahan Elementary Teachers Gain Valuable Student Insight through PLCs

“We are working alongside of each other collaboratively to make sure that all of our students succeed.” – Harahan Elementary teacher Tenisha O’Neal speaks about how Professional Learning Communities benefit children. Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) is an ongoing process in which educators work together to achieve better results for the students they serve. The Jefferson […]

Continued Training for Continued Success: PLCs Draw Road Map to Success at Butler Elementary

“We learn about our kids and their strengths and weaknesses, as well as about ourselves as teachers and our own strengths and weaknesses.” – Butler Elementary teacher Tiffanie Chiasson on the benefits of Professional Learning Communities Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) is an ongoing process in which educators work together to achieve better results for the […]

JPPSS Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee Announces 2017-18 Meetings

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee (BPAC) has announced its meeting schedule for the 2017-18 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 26. Each meeting will be held from […]

Purchase Tickets Online for Grace King and Thomas Jefferson Sports

Tickets can now be purchased online for sporting events at Grace King High School and Thomas Jefferson High School. Follow the links below for more information. Grace King Thomas Jefferson

Haynes Academy Theatre Department Presents ‘The Wizard of Oz’

The Haynes Academy Theatre Department is preparing to take audiences down the yellow brick road this fall with its student production of The Wizard of Oz. This classic tale takes the East Jefferson High Auditorium stage November 15-19. Matinee performances for school groups will be held twice daily November 15-17. Public performances will take place […]

JPPSS Launches Student Progress Center September 25

The Jefferson Parish Public School System is on schedule to debut its new student information system to parents. Starting September 25, parents of students in grades 1-12 can access their child’s school information through the Student Progress Center. Until this school year, parents accessed a program called Parent Portal to view student info. The Student […]