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Helen Cox High Cheerleaders Bring Home Another National Title

The Helen Cox High Cheerleaders are back-to-back national champions after another magical trip to the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. The Lady Cougars placed first in Small Varsity Non-Tumbling Game Day at the 2017 National High School Cheerleading Championship. Helen Cox High also placed third in World School Small Varsity Non-Tumbling and seventh […]

JPPSS Students Almost One-Third of the Finalists in Rodrigue Art Contest

Jefferson Parish Public School System students comprise nearly one-third of the finalist in the prestigious George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts 2017 Scholarship Art Contest. Five JPPSS high school students were among the 16 finalists announced for the annual contest that will award $45,000 in college scholarships. The students are Fisher Middle-High senior Kristen Ronquille, […]

JPPSS Pre-K Registration for 2017-18 Opens on March 7

Pre-K registration in Jefferson Parish for the 2017-18 school year will take place starting March 7. Applications for the 2017-2018 school year can be submitted online at www.jeffersonchild.com beginning March 7. Families needing face-to-face assistance to submit an online application or to upload documents can come to any of the following locations: Application Locations:  System for […]

Magnet Program Applications Now Available. Apply by 4 p.m. on April 7

The window to apply for the Jefferson Parish Public School System Magnet Programs for the 2017-18 school year is open now until 4 p.m. on Friday, April 7, 2017. Applications are available at the following links: English – Magnet Program Application Packet Arabic – Magnet Program Application Packet Spanish – Magnet Program Application Packet Vietnamese – Magnet […]

Nine of 10 Rau for Art Scholarship Finalists are from JPPSS

The Rau for Art Foundation recently announced the finalists for its annual scholarship competition, and the Jefferson Parish Public School System is well represented. Of this year’s 10 Rau for Art Scholarship Competition Finalists, nine are from JPPSS. Five students from Fisher Middle-High and two students each from Riverdale High and Thomas Jefferson High have […]

JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed Feb. 27 to March 3 for Mardi Gras Break

All schools and offices in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will be closed Monday, February 27 until Friday, March 3 for Mardi Gras Break. JPPSS will resume normal operating hours on Monday, March 6. Click here to view our entire 2016-17 school calendar Click here to see where our students are marching this Mardi […]

Fifteen JPPSS Students Named National Merit Finalists

Fifteen students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) have been named 2017 National Merit Finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. All 15 of this year’s National Merit Semifinalists from JPPSS advanced as finalists. “While we are extremely pleased to learn that all of the National Merit Semifinalists from Jefferson Parish have also […]

JPSB Finance Committee Meeting: RESCHEDULED to March 6, 2017

The Jefferson Parish School Board (JPSB) has rescheduled the previously announced Finance Committee meeting from Thursday, February 23, 2017, to Monday, March 6, 2017, at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. The meeting will be held at 4 p.m. The agenda can be viewed at this link.

First Readings from February 14, 2017 Jefferson Parish School Board Meeting

First Reading authored by Mr. Floyd Move that the Board pay a stipend to the Executive Assistant to the Superintendent for duties performed during the vacancy of the Executive Assistant to the Board. The amount will be added prior to the agenda being posted. First Reading authored by Ms. Bourgeois Move that we notify parents […]

JPPSS Adult Education, LSU Ag Center, EFNEP Offer Free Nutrition Education Classes

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Adult Education Program is partnering with The LSU Ag Center and the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) to bring free classes on healthy living to local residents. These free sessions take place March 9, 16, 23, & 30 at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in […]