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First Readings from February 2, 2016 Jefferson Parish School Board Meeting

First Reading authored by Mr. St. Pierre Move that the Board approve the naming of the football field at Hoss Memtsas stadium and that it be named the Ray Latoof Field. First Reading authored by Ms. Denapolis-Bosarge Move that the mileage reimbursement for those employees who are reimbursed for the use of their personal vehicles […]

JPSB Facilities Committee, Legislative Committee & Regular Session Meetings: February 2, 2016

The Jefferson Parish School Board (JPSB) will hold Facilities Committee, Legislative Committee, and Regular Session meetings on Tuesday, February 2 at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. The Facilities Committee meeting will be held at 4 p.m. and the Legislative Committee meeting will be held at 5 p.m. The Regular Session meeting will be […]

First Readings from January 12, 2016 Jefferson Parish School Board Meeting

First Reading authored by Ms. Bourgeois Whereas the state of Louisiana has established two new diploma pathways TOPS University diploma and TOPS TECH Jump Start Career diploma and phasing out three diploma pathways, LaCore 4, Basic and Career diplomas. I request that we fully fund and staff our Career/Tech department and before our June regular […]

JPSB Regular Session Meeting: January 12, 2016

The Jefferson Parish School Board (JPSB) will hold a Regular Session meeting on Tuesday, January 12 at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. The agenda can be viewed at this link. Most JPSB meetings air live on JPS-TV (Cox channel 8 and AT&T U-verse channel […]

JPPSS Announces a New Way to Follow School Board Meetings

The Jefferson Parish School Board (JPSB) is using a new online system to keep Jefferson Parish Public Schools (JPPSS) employees and the public informed about meetings. JPSB meetings will now be supported using BoardDocs. The public can get information on upcoming meetings, follow along with meetings as they happen, or search through archives of past […]

School Board Honors T.H. Harris Middle Boxing Champion

The Jefferson Parish School Board recognized T.H. Harris Middle School student Alexis Lavarine at their September 2 meeting. An honor student in the classroom, Lavarine won the 13 and 14 year old division of the Ringside World Championship Boxing Tournament. She also holds six belts. Lavarine’s parents, David and Carla, are both Jefferson Parish Public […]

Public Hearing Announced for May 26 to Discuss Reopening of St. Ville and Douglass Elementary Schools

The Jefferson Parish School Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 26, at 4 p.m. to take comments on the reopening of St. Ville and Douglass Elementary with a French Immersion Program starting with the 2015-2016 school year. The meeting will take place in the boardroom of the Jefferson Parish Public School System Administration […]

Jefferson Parish School Board Appoints Isaac Joseph as Next Superintendent of Schools

The Jefferson Parish School Board today announced the appointment of Isaac Joseph as the next superintendent of the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS). The announcement was made during a special meeting of the board. Joseph will succeed James Meza, Jr. who retired from JPPSS at the end of his contract on January 30, 2015. […]

Who will the Jefferson Parish School Board Appoint as the next Superintendent? Watch Live on JPS-TV

JPS-TV will carry today’s Special Session of the Jefferson Parish School Board that starts at 11 a.m. The nine-member board is expected to appoint the next superintendent of Jefferson Parish Public Schools. JPS-TV can be seen on Cox cable channel 8 and on AT&T U-verse channel 99. Viewers can also watch the live stream by […]

Jefferson Parish School Board to Interview Superintendent Candidates on April 9

The Jefferson Parish School Board will meet Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 5 p.m. to interview the six candidates for the position of superintendent of the Jefferson Parish Public School System. The public is invited to attend the interviews, which will take place in the boardroom of the Administration Building, 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. […]