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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 […]

JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed Monday, January 15 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Schools and offices in the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) will be closed on Monday, January 15 to observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. JPPSS will resume its normal school and business hours on Tuesday, January 16. For a look at the entire 2017-18 school calendar, click here to visit our calendar page.

JPSB Special Session Meeting: January 11, 2018

The Jefferson Parish School Board will meet in Special Session on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 3 p.m., in the board room of the JPPSS Administration Building, 501 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, LA 70058. The agenda can be found at this link.

WrestleMania Reading Challenge Offers Opportunities to Teachers and Students

WWE will participate in many community events leading up to WresleMania in New Orleans on Sunday, April 8, 2018. Among these events will be the WrestleMania Reading Challenge by a partnership with WWE and First Book. The WrestleMania Reading Challenge inspires elementary school children to read more and develop a love for reading. The five week long contest […]

All JPPSS Schools and Offices will be Open Friday, January 5

Superintendent Joseph announced that all JPPSS schools and administrative offices will be open tomorrow, Friday, January 5th. An inspection of all heating systems was conducted today by the district’s Operations Department and school plant managers. All systems are in working order as of this afternoon. The National Weather Service is predicting a cold morning tomorrow […]

JPPSS Announces Graduation Schedule for Class of 2018

Graduations for the Class of 2018 in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will take place May 12-23. Please see the list below for graduation dates for all our high schools. If you have questions, please contact your school. You can get contact information for all schools at this link. Eight JPPSS high schools will […]