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JPPSS Teacher and Employee Raises Placed on the Nov. 18 Ballot

The Jefferson Parish School Board approved an action during its meeting on August 8 that will place teacher and employee raises on the November 18 […]

All JPPSS Students Can Wear Shorts Until October 6

All students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System can wear shorts to school through the beginning of October thanks to a vote during Tuesday […]

Advanced Study Academies Application Window Opens September 25

The Jefferson Parish Public School System has announced dates for its first 2018-19 Advanced Study Academies application period. Parents who are interested in having their […]

First Day of School is Thursday, August 10 for Students in Grades 1-12

The first day of school for students in grades 1-12 in the Jefferson Parish Public School System is Thursday, August 10. Students in pre-kindergarten and […]

JPPSS Students will Receive 2017 LEAP Scores on August 30

On August 30, students who were in grades 3-8 during the 2016-17 school year will receive their LEAP student reports. These reports will include an […]

Services for Ray St. Pierre Scheduled for Saturday, August 5

The Jefferson Parish Public School System family is deeply saddened by the loss of veteran educator and school board member Ray St. Pierre. Visitation will […]

JPPSS Speech & Hearing Dept. Named Outstanding Public School Program

The Jefferson Parish Public School System has been recognized at the state level for the speech and hearing services it provides children throughout Jefferson Parish. […]

Recent JPPSS Graduates Sound Off in National ‘Gen Z’ Panel Discussion

Two Jefferson Parish Public School System alumni shared their perspectives on going to college with an audience of education professionals from around the world at […]

Anthony Davis Basketball Camp in August

Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans will hold a basketball camp at the University of New Orleans on August 7 and 8 for kids […]