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Miller Wall Elementary and Riverdale High Named April 2017 Campuses of the Month

Congratulations to the staff members at Miller Wall Elementary and Riverdale High for being recognized as April 2017 JPPSS Campus of the Month. Riverdale High won the honor for the East Bank. Miller Wall Elementary was honored for the West Bank. Each month a committee of five will select an East Bank and West Bank school and […]

JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed for Spring Break April 10-17

All schools and offices in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will be closed for Spring Break from Monday, April 10 through Monday, April 17. Schools and district offices will reopen on Tuesday, April 18. For a look at our entire calendar, please click here.

On-Site Checkups Allow JPPSS Employees to Save on Medical Premiums

Jefferson Parish Public School System employees can save money by participating in one of our on-site health checkups. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana and Catapult Heath are bringing an on-site preventive health screening clinic to the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey and the Emenes Building at 822 S. Clearview […]

A Message from the Superintendent – Testing Begins on April 3rd

Message from the Superintendent: April 2017

I attended the annual Governor’s West Bank Luncheon with a special guest recently. Mark Breecher is a senior at Fisher Middle-High and our half-day career technical school, Cuillier Career Center. Governor John Bel Edwards was the keynote speaker. As Gov. Edwards spoke about ways to move our parish forward, I though about how fitting it […]

JPSB Committee, Special Session, Regular Meetings: April 6, 2017

The Jefferson Parish School Board (JPSB) will hold Special Session, Academic Affairs/Technology Committee, and Regular Session meetings on Thursday, April 6 at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. The Special Session will take place at 2 p.m., the Academic Affairs/Technology Committee will meet at 4:45 p.m., and the Regular Session will take […]

JPSB Facilities Committee Meeting: April 3, 2017

The Jefferson Parish School Board (JPSB) will hold a Facilities Committee meeting on Monday, April 3, 2017, at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. The meeting will be held at 10 a.m. The agenda can be viewed at this link.

JPPSS Students Celebrate International Puppy Day

Bissonet Plaza Elementary hosted a dog agility show on International Puppy Day, with help from the Swamp Dog Agility Club of Greater New Orleans. Dogs of all age and sizes jumped, climbed, and sprinted as the students watched as part of a positive behavior interventions and supports (PBIS) reward. Bissonet Plaza physical education teacher Susan […]

Haynes Academy Junior Diensn Xing Aces ACT with a Perfect 36

Haynes Academy junior Diensn Xing scored a perfect 36 on the ACT recently. The accomplishment puts Xing in rare company, as less than one-tenth of one percent of students who take the ACT earn a top score. “I was pretty excited,” said Xing, who scored a 28 on the ACT when he last took it in seventh […]

Download our New JPPSS Mobile App Today

The latest news and information from the Jefferson Parish Public School System is now available on smartphones with a new mobile app. JPPSS is partnering with Blackboard to expand its communications outreach with a mobile app that is now available in the online iTunes and Google Play app stores for free. Download our Flyer English Arabic, […]