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JPPSS Teacher & Principal Named Semi-Finalists for State’s Top Honor

C.T. Janet Elementary third grade teacher Jessica Schwalb and Washington Elementary STEM School Principal Darlene Turnbull have been named two of the state’s top educational leaders. The Jefferson Parish Public School System elementary teacher and principal of the year are among 48 of the 2019 Teacher and Principal of the Year semi-finalists announced today by […]

ESL Parent Center Hosts Active Parenting Classes

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Office of English Language Learners and the Jefferson Parish Human Service Authority is offering an active parenting class on communications, responsibility, building self-esteem, and redirecting misbehavior. This free class will be offered April 10, 17, and 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Paul Emenes Building at […]

JPSB Regular Session Meeting: April 10, 2018

The Jefferson Parish School Board (JPSB) will hold a Regular Session meeting on Tuesday, April 10 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 meetings air live on JPS-TV (Cox channel 8 and AT&T […]

JPPSS Hosting Parent FAFSA Days to Help High School Seniors Meet this Graduation Requirement

JPPSS Parent FAFSA Day Video JPPSS Parent FAFSA Day Video (Spanish) The Jefferson Parish Public School System would like to remind high school seniors that submitting a FAFSA, Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is a graduation requirement for all Louisiana high school seniors. This online application takes less than an hour to complete and […]

Love to Learn; Learn to Lead: Dr. Brumley Unveils 100-Day Investment for a Stronger JPPSS

Ensuring a safe learning environment for all children, working towards more competitive teacher pay, and building positive relationships with the community are just some of the goals outlined in the 100-day entry plan of new Jefferson Parish Public School System Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley. Dr. Brumley publicly presented his full plan on March 28 at […]

JPPSS Schools & Offices Closed for Spring Break March 30 to April 6

All schools and offices in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will be closed for Spring Break from Friday, March 30 through Friday, April 6. Schools and district offices will reopen on Monday, April 9. For a look at our entire calendar, please click here.

Register Today for JPPSS Summer Day Camp

The Jefferson Parish Public School System is hosting summer day camp from June 4 through July 27. Some of the activities include weekly field trips, crafts, and camp water days. The camp is for children ages five to 12. Children four years of age will be accepted only if they were enrolled in a JPPSS […]

Busy First Day for New JPPSS Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley

Dr. Cade Brumley wasted no time getting to know the Jefferson Parish Public School System family. The new JPPSS superintendent spent his first day on the job shaking the hands of nearly 200 students, welcoming families to a special district event, taking a learning walk around a JPPSS school, and meeting with principals and district […]

Parent Guides to LEAP 2025 Test and Practice Tests

Martin Marino’s 12th Annual Dance Challenge Takes Stage April 11

More than 340 fifth grade students from 18 schools across the Jefferson Parish Public School System take to the dance floor April 11 for Martin Marino’s 12th Annual Dance Challenge. This free ballroom dance competition starts at 6 p.m. at the Pontchartrain Center at 4545 Williams Blvd. in Kenner. “Over the past 12 years, Dance […]