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Dolhonde Elementary, Grand Isle School Named Jan. 2018 JPPSS Campuses of the Month

Congratulations to the staff members at Dolhonde Elementary and Grand Isle School for being recognized as January 2018 JPPSS Campus of the Month. Dolhonde Elementary won the honor for the East Bank. Grand Isle School was honored for the West Bank. Each month a committee of five will select an East Bank and West Bank […]

JPPSS Schools Closed Friday, January 19. West Bank Administrative Offices Open

The Jefferson Parish Public School System will be closed tomorrow, Friday, January 19, 2018, due to low water pressure. Administrative offices at 501 Manhattan Boulevard in Harvey and 4600 River Road in Marrero will be open. The Emenes Building at 822 South Clearview Parkway in Elmwood will be closed. Employees who work in the Emenes […]

All JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed Thursday, January 18, 2018

All schools and administrative offices will remained closed through Thursday, January 18, 2018, due to the frigid temperatures and hazardous road conditions. Please continue to monitor our website, all social media outlets and our JPPSS mobile app for more information.

All After-School Activities Canceled January 16; All Schools and Offices Closed January 17

The Jefferson Parish Public School System has canceled all after-school activities scheduled for today, January 16, 2018. This includes after-school care, tutoring, athletic events, practices and any other extra-curricular activities. All schools and offices will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The decision to close came after careful consultation with the district’s Emergency Management […]

Meet the JPPSS Teachers of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System named its district winners for the Louisiana Department of Education’s Teacher of the Year. The following teachers are now eligible to become the 2019 Louisiana Teacher of the Year. C.T. Janet Elementary – Jessica Schwalb Haynes Academy – Traci Vedros John Ehret High – Samuel Kane “While these three […]

WrestleMania Reading Challenge Offers Opportunities to Teachers and Students

WWE will participate in many community events leading up to WresleMania in New Orleans on Sunday, April 8, 2018. Among these events will be the WrestleMania Reading Challenge by a partnership with WWE and First Book. The WrestleMania Reading Challenge inspires elementary school children to read more and develop a love for reading. The five week long contest […]

All JPPSS Schools and Offices will be Open Friday, January 5

Superintendent Joseph announced that all JPPSS schools and administrative offices will be open tomorrow, Friday, January 5th. An inspection of all heating systems was conducted today by the district’s Operations Department and school plant managers. All systems are in working order as of this afternoon. The National Weather Service is predicting a cold morning tomorrow […]

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 […]

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 […]