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Jefferson Dollars for Scholars Awards 2017 College & Summer Camp Scholarships

Since it was founded in 1993, Jefferson Dollars for Scholars has awarded more than $20 million in scholarships to students in the Jefferson Parish Public […]

West Bank Rotary Club Names JPPSS Educator its Teacher of the Year

The Rotary Club of the West Bank honored Leo Kerner Elementary teacher Melanie Poché as its 2016-17 Teacher of the Year. The honor is part […]

JPPSS Offices Open, Student Activities & Classes Closed Thursday, June 22

All Jefferson Parish Public School System administrative offices will reopen on Thursday, June 22. All summer school classes, summer camps, Extended School Year (ESY) programs, […]

Kindergarten Students Switch to Purple Uniform Shirts Starting in 2017-18

The Jefferson Parish School Board approved a new policy that will impact all of the district’s kindergarten students starting next school year. Jefferson Parish Public […]

JPPSS Compliance Office Call Center Answers Your School Questions

Students may be out for summer vacation, but when it comes to assisting parents with questions about the upcoming school year…the Jefferson Parish Public School […]

Jefferson Parish School Board Approves Bunche Elementary Attendance Zone for 2017-18

JPPSS Pre-K Registration for 2017-18 Now Open

Bunche Elementary School is re-opening Families living in Bunche Village who have completed applications for the second lottery run and who wish to choose Bunche […]

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Order Class of 2017 Graduation DVD, Watch Online, or View JPS-TV Replay

The Jefferson Parish Public School System television station offers more ways than ever to relive the commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2017. As always, […]

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May 26 is the Last Day of School for Students

Friday, May 26 is the last day of the 2016-17 school year.  The 2017-18 school year starts on August 10 for students in grades 1-12 […]