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JPPSS Schools & Offices Closed November 6 for Election Day

Schools and offices in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will be closed Tuesday, November 6 for Election Day. Teachers, students, and staff have the day off, but some of our schools will be used as polling locations. JPPSS schools and offices will resume normal operating hours on Wednesday, November 7. For a look at our […]

JPPSS Hosts Parent Conferences November 1

The Jefferson Parish Public School System will hold parent conferences on Thursday, November 1. Elementary and K-8 schools will hold parent conferences from 1-4 p.m. Middle and high schools will hold parent conferences from 4-7 p.m. Please contact your school for more information. This is the first scheduled parent conference day of the 2018-19 school year. […]

Apply for the Superintendent’s Special Education Council by October 31

Watch Our Newest JPPSS Student of the Year Videos

The Jefferson Parish Public School System named its district winners for the Louisiana Department of Education’s Student of the Year earlier this year. Learn what makes them so deserving by watching the videos below.

Watch Our Newest JPPSS Teacher of the Year Videos

The Jefferson Parish Public School System named its district winners for the Louisiana Department of Education’s Teacher of the Year earlier this year. Learn what makes them so deserving by watching the videos below.

“The Bright Side:” Teachers of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System shines a light on the people, programs, and events making a difference in the district. Each episode of The Bright Side features exclusive stories, interviews, and fun extras. You can watch the show on Facebook, Vimeo, or JPS-TV (Cox cable channel 8/ AT&T U-verse channel 99). Here’s what you can see on this edition of The […]

Ehret High Senior Donte Starks Named All-American

The American Family Insurance Selection Tour for the 2019 Under Armour All-America High School Football Game visited John Ehret High on Thursday, Oct. 18 to formally present senior Donte Starks with an honorary game jersey commemorating his selection to the 2019 Under Armour All-America Game presented by American Family Insurance. Starks is a senior outside linebacker […]

Bissonet Plaza Elementary Celebrates Read Across America

Reading is celebrated year-round at Bissonet Plaza Elementary, but this remarkable school family rolls out the red carpet every year for Read Across America.

Behind the Curtain: Haynes Academy Presents ‘Annie Jr.’

Go behind the scenes with the Haynes Academy Talented Theatre Program. It’s way more than just the performers on stage who make this student production happen.  

Color Fun Run Benefits Hazel Park/Hilda Knoff Elementary Dance Team

Hazel Park/Hilda Knoff Elementary is hosting a fun run to benefit the school’s dance team. The Color Fun Run will take place Saturday, November 3. All proceeds from the run will benefit the school and it’s Parkettes dance team. Participants will be “decorated” with color powder as they run or walk to the finish line. […]