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John Ehret and Helen Cox Earn Berths in LHSAA Football State Playoffs

Congratulations to John Ehret High and Helen Cox High for making the Louisiana High School Athletic Association Football Playoffs. John Ehret High earned the fourth seed in Class 5A and will host Dutchtown. Helen Cox High earned the 23rd seed in Class 4A and will travel to North DeSoto. Click here to view the Class […]

Watch New KaBOOM! Playground Come to Life at St. Ville Elementary

The students of St. Ville Elementary have a new playground thanks to the generosity of neighbors near and far. KaBOOM! built a kid-inspired playspace along with Target and plenty of dedicated volunteers.

Teacher & Staff Start Times Delayed November 1 Due to Weather Forecast

Due to forecasted severe weather by the National Weather Service during morning commute times, we will adhere to a delayed start time for our elementary/K-8 teachers and central office employees. Parent Teacher Conference times will remain as previously announced. Employees who report to Elementary /K-8 Schools will report at 9:30 a.m. Elementary/K-8 Parent Teacher Conference […]

New Superintendent’s Teacher Council Enhances Educator Influence in JPPSS

Jefferson Parish Public School System teachers have a seat at the table thanks to Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley. The Superintendent’s Teacher Council held its first meeting recently. This new council provides district leaders with stronger teacher perspective. “Our teachers know better than anyone what their students need to be successful,” said Dr. Brumley. “If we […]

Dr. Brumley & West Jefferson High’s Ashleigh Laws Talk Teacher Excellence on WYES

“Why do we want to limit ourselves to the southeastern average? Let’s be above average…We need to pay teachers like the professionals they are.” Dr. Brumley offered insight on teacher pay and other ways we can retain and attract the best educators in Jefferson Parish during a live community forum on WYES. Dr. Brumley is […]

Four JPPSS Schools Win Rau for Art Teacher Assistant Fund Grants

Four Jefferson Parish Public School System art programs are about to get an added boost thanks to the Rau for Art Foundation. Fisher Middle-High, Higgins High, John Ehret High, and Thomas Jefferson High have all been named winners of the 2018-19 Rau for Art Teacher’s Assistance Fund grants. These grants give high school art educators […]

Join Dr. Brumley’s Morning Coffee Chat or Evening Town Hall November 7 in Kenner & Metairie

Jefferson Parish Public School System Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley will continue his conversations with educators and the community by hosting a morning coffee chat and an evening town hall on Wednesday, November 7 in Kenner and Metairie. The coffee chat will take place at Girard Playground at 5300 Irving Street in Metairie from 8 to […]

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