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Six JP Schools Students Named Finalists for Rau for Art Scholarship

The Rau for Art Foundation recently announced the finalists for its annual scholarship competition, and JP Schools is well represented. Of this year’s 10 Rau for Art Scholarship Competition Finalists, six are from JP Schools. Four students from Riverdale High and two from Fisher Middle-High have been named finalists in this annual event that’s open to high school students across the region. […]

Westbank Business & Industry Association Endorses May 4 Educator Pay Raise Millage

The Westbank Business & Industry Association (WBIA) has thrown its support behind the May 4 millage that will provide pay raises for teachers and support staff in Jefferson Parish Public Schools. “Westbank Business & Industry Association is in full support of the Jefferson Parish Schools educator pay raise millage. We understand the importance of investing […]

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JP Schools Names Outstanding School Support Employees

Jefferson Parish Schools named its Outstanding School Support Employees of the Year. The 2018-19 winners are Boudreaux Elementary paraprofessional Sara Mencia, Riverdale Middle paraprofessional Toni Rosas, and Bonnabel Magnet Academy High assistant principal secretary Edna Young. “Our dedicated support staff are the backbone of our school system,” said JP Schools Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley. “The […]

Airline Park & Haynes Academy Students Named Regional Finalists for Louisiana Student of the Year

A special school year just got even more remarkable for a pair of Jefferson Parish Schools Students. Airline Park Academy fifth grader Sriram Srigiri and Haynes Academy eighth grader Kavia Mallik were named regional finalists for Louisiana Student of the Year. The Louisiana Department of Education released the names of 21 students selected as regional finalists […]

School Board Considers Advancing PK-8 Model in JP Schools at March 13 Special Session

Video Script Translations Spanish Arabic Vietnamese The Jefferson Parish School Board recently passed 2024: The Future Our Kids Deserve. This plan provides our district with the guide we will use to provide our students with the education they deserve. We have set ambitious goals for positive student outcomes and drafted a framework to get us […]

JP Schools and Offices Closed for Mardi Gras Break March 4-8

Jefferson Parish Schools will be closed for Mardi Gras Break Monday, March 4 through Friday, March 8, 2019. Schools and offices will reopen on Monday, March 11. Click here to see where our students will be marching during Mardi Gras season. Click here to see our entire calendar.

#JPSchoolsThankATeacher: Share How Our Teachers Impact Your Life

Most of us had a special teacher that had a lasting effect on us, either for the knowledge they imparted, the wisdom they shared, the self-confidence they inspired, or all of the above. Our teachers change the lives of our nearly 50,000 students every day. How has a JP Schools teacher made a positive impact […]

Boil Water Advisory Lifted in Jefferson Parish

As of today at 11 a.m., the Boil Water Advisory was lifted in Jefferson Parish. The safety of our students and staff is our top responsibility, so bottled water and safely prepared meals were delivered to all impacted schools this morning. We appreciate everyone’s flexibility and understanding during these last two days. For the latest […]

West Bank Boil Advisor Still in Place, JP Schools Will Continue Providing Safe Drinking Water, Food

The Boil Water Advisory for the West Bank of Jefferson Parish (excluding the city of Gretna and Grand Isle) is still in place for February 20. All schools will operate on their normal schedule. Bottled water and safely prepared meals will be delivered to all impacted schools, water fountains shut off, and hand sanitizer placed […]