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JPPSS Magnet & Academic Programs Showcase Feb. 5 & 6

The Jefferson Parish Public School System has announced dates for its 2018 Magnet and Academic Programs Showcase. The showcase gives parents the opportunity to learn more about the choices available in JPPSS prior to the annual magnet program application period.

The meetings will take place Monday, February 5 at the JPPSS Administration Building (501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey) and Tuesday, February 6 at the Riverdale High gym (240 Riverdale Drive in Jefferson). The meetings for both locations will last from 6 to 7 p.m.

Programs to be highlighted include STEM, arts integration, International Baccalaureate, and language immersion, as well as gifted and talented, advanced placement, career programs, charter schools, and Child Search. Representatives from the district’s magnet and academic programs and the schools at which they are offered will be in attendance.

Parents can submit 2018-19 magnet program applications from February 19 to April 13. To learn more about the application process and for a full list of schools and programs offered, click here to visit our Magnet Programs page.