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Patrick Taylor Academy Sophomore Scores Perfect ACT

Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy sophomore Christian Otero made the most of his first ACT. Otero scored a perfect 36 when he took the test this past February. “Christian came to us in sixth grade and I could tell then he was an exceptional student,” said Patrick Taylor Academy Principal Jamie Zapico. “He […]

Airline Park Academy and George Cox Elementary Named May 2017 Campuses of the Month

Congratulations to the staff members at Airline Park Academy and George Cox Elementary for being recognized as May 2017 JPPSS Campus of the Month. Airline Park Academy won the honor for the East Bank. George Cox Elementary was honored for the West Bank. Each month a committee of five will select an East Bank and West Bank school […]

Three JPPSS Students Win $2500 National Merit Scholarships

Three Jefferson Parish Public School System students have been named National Merit $2500 Scholarship winners by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Alaa N. Malik and Allie Sigur from Haynes Academy and Stefan L. Suazo of Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy are three of the nation’s 2,500 Merit Scholar designees. They were chosen from […]

See the Sights, Meet the Winners from 11th Annual Dance Challenge

Over 300 fifth grade students from 17 schools across the Jefferson Parish Public School System took part in Martin Marino’s 11th Annual Dance Challenge. This ballroom dance competition is the only public schools program of its kind in Louisiana. The couples and team winners are listed below. Click here to see when the Dance Challenge will […]

JPPSS High School Graduations Start May 13 for Class of 2017

The Jefferson Parish Public School System 2017 high school graduation schedule begins on Saturday, May 13 and concludes Sunday, May 28. A total of 13 JPPSS high schools will hold graduation ceremonies. Four graduations will be held at the Alario Center and eight will be held at the Pontchartrain Center. Grand Isle School will hold […]

Lt. Governor, Bayou Segnette Put JPPSS Artists on Display in New Cabins

The artwork of Jefferson Parish Public School System students will soon be on display for visitors from around the globe the enjoy. Sixteen students from six JPPSS high schools earned top prize in the Bayou Segnette art competition. The winning pieces by these young artists will be placed in the new rental cabins at Bayou Segnette […]

Grand Isle School Closed Friday, May 5

Grand Isle School will remained closed on Friday, May 5, 2017 due to a power outage.

JPSB Legislative Committee & Regular May Meetings: May 9, 2017

The Jefferson Parish School Board will hold a Legislative Committee meeting and a Regular Session meeting on Tuesday, May 9. The Legislative Committee will meet at 4 p.m. The Regular Session meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Both meetings will take place at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. Click […]

JPSB Salary/Human Resources & Finance Committee Meetings: May 8, 2017

The Jefferson Parish School Board will hold  Salary/Human Resources Committee and Finance Committee meetings on Monday, May 8, 2017. The Salary/Human Resources Committee meeting will be held at 10 a.m. at the Paul Emenes Building at 822 S. Clearview Pkwy in Elmwood. The Finance Committee meeting will be held at 2 p.m. at the JPPSS […]

Alexander, Audubon Redistricting & Bunche Attendance Zone Public Hearings May 9

The Jefferson Parish School Board will hold two public hearings on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 to consider a redistricting proposal for Alexander Elementary and Audubon Elementary. The board will also consider a proposal outlining the attendance zone for Ralph J. Bunche Elementary, which will reopen for the 2017-18 school year. The public hearings will begin […]