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Dolhonde Elementary, Grand Isle School Named Jan. 2018 JPPSS Campuses of the Month

Congratulations to the staff members at Dolhonde Elementary and Grand Isle School for being recognized as January 2018 JPPSS Campus of the Month. Dolhonde Elementary won the honor for the East Bank. Grand Isle School was honored for the West Bank. Each month a committee of five will select an East Bank and West Bank […]

JPPSS Schools Closed Friday, January 19. West Bank Administrative Offices Open

The Jefferson Parish Public School System will be closed tomorrow, Friday, January 19, 2018, due to low water pressure. Administrative offices at 501 Manhattan Boulevard in Harvey and 4600 River Road in Marrero will be open. The Emenes Building at 822 South Clearview Parkway in Elmwood will be closed. Employees who work in the Emenes […]

All JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed Thursday, January 18, 2018

All schools and administrative offices will remained closed through Thursday, January 18, 2018, due to the frigid temperatures and hazardous road conditions. Please continue to monitor our website, all social media outlets and our JPPSS mobile app for more information.

All After-School Activities Canceled January 16; All Schools and Offices Closed January 17

The Jefferson Parish Public School System has canceled all after-school activities scheduled for today, January 16, 2018. This includes after-school care, tutoring, athletic events, practices and any other extra-curricular activities. All schools and offices will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The decision to close came after careful consultation with the district’s Emergency Management […]

JPSB Regular Session Meeting Rescheduled for January 18, 2018

The Jefferson Parish School Board (JPSB) Regular Session Meeting originally scheduled for Wednesday, January 17 has been postponed to Thursday, January 18. The meeting will be held at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. The agenda can be viewed at this link. Most JPSB […]

Meet the JPPSS Teachers of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System named its district winners for the Louisiana Department of Education’s Teacher of the Year. The following teachers are now eligible to become the 2019 Louisiana Teacher of the Year. C.T. Janet Elementary – Jessica Schwalb Haynes Academy – Traci Vedros John Ehret High – Samuel Kane “While these three […]

First Readings from the January 11, 2018 Special Session Meeting

First Reading authored by Ms. Doucet Move, that the Jefferson Parish School Board provide notice, as required by law and upon a majority vote, that the board will not extend its current contract with Superintendent Isaac Joseph, nor will the board seek to renegotiate a new contract with Superintendent Isaac Joseph. First Reading authored by […]

JPPSS Seeks High Quality Charter Operators for 2018 Charter Application Cycle

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) is now seeking charter applications from high quality operators to bring additional educational options to Jefferson Parish. The district invites charter operators who are interested in turning around existing schools, as well as establishing brand new schools, to submit applications for the 2018 application cycle. Through a continued […]

2017-2018 Pupil Progression Plan Available for Viewing

The 2017-2018 Pupil Progression Plan will be available for viewing at the following locations: the JPPSS Administration Building (501 Manhattan Blvd. Harvey, La.) Receptionist Desk and at the Emenes Building (822 Clearview Parkway Harahan, La.) from January 11 through January 16, 2018. To make comments or suggestions regarding the plan, click the link below: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/pupilprogressionplan

2018-19 Calendar Survey for All JPPSS Stakeholders

Jefferson Parish Public Schools is seeking input from teachers, parents/guardians, staff, and students as the district develops the 2018-19 academic calendar. Your feedback will help determine the final version of the calendar. The survey will be available until January 19 at noon. Click here to take the survey now. Spanish version. The survey will be […]