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Parent Conferences, Student Holiday, & Teacher Professional Development on Monday, February 20

The Jefferson Parish Public School System will hold parent conferences on Monday, February 20 from 4 to 7 p.m. Parent conferences will take place at your child’s school. For more information, please contact your school. Contact information for each of our schools can be found at this link. February 20 is also a student holiday and […]

Leo Kerner Elementary, Meisler Middle Named February 2017 Campuses of the Month

Congratulations to the staff members at Leo Kerner Elementary and Meisler Middle for being recognized as February 2017 JPPSS Campus of the Month. Meisler Middle won the honor for the East Bank. Leo Kerner Elementary was honored for the West Bank. Each month a committee of five will select an East Bank and West Bank school and showcase a selected […]

JPSB Finance Committee Meeting: February 13, 2017

The Jefferson Parish School Board (JPSB) will hold a Finance Committee meeting on Monday, February 13, 2017, at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. The meeting will be held at 4 p.m. The agenda can be viewed at this link.

JPSB Academic Affairs/Technology, Facilities Committee, & Regular Session Meetings: February 14, 2017

The Jefferson Parish School Board (JPSB) will hold an Academic Affairs/Technology Committee, Facilities Committee and Regular Session meetings on Tuesday, February 14 at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. The Academic Affairs/Technology Committee will meet at 4 p.m. The Facilities Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m., followed by the Regular Session meeting […]

JPSO Officer Teaches Safety Class at Collins Montessori School

Judge Lionel R. Collins Montessori Elementary School students gained valuable education on safety in collaboration with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office. Officer Boyds participated in a very enlightening training with the students. “It is imperative to continue to enforce our Y and consistently collaborate with our stakeholders. Positive role models like Officer Boyds on campus will […]

Haynes Academy Student Elected LASC President, Other JPPSS Students Shine at State Convention

The MLK long weekend was a time to relax, but Student Council members from several of our schools attended the Louisiana Association of Student Councils (LASC) state convention in Covington. The LASC convention was held at Archbishop Hannan High School, January 14-16, with the theme “Your Ticket to Leadership.” There they enhanced their leadership abilities and […]

2016-2017 JPPSS School Climate Survey for Parents and Guardians

The School Climate Parent Survey is available for parents and guardians of students in JPPSS. This is an opportunity to help your child’s school by sharing your opinions about it. Your opinions are important, and the school is interested in hearing them. We are particularly interested in your thoughts on the school’s efforts to promote […]

JPPSS Adult Education Program Offers Money Management Training

Families Helping Families of Jefferson is partnering with People Helping People and Jefferson Parish Public School System – Adult Education Program to provide this important training on money management. This training is designed for any individuals between the ages of 16 and up. The topics that will be covered include: College savings Emergency budgets Financial success […]

JPPSS Parent Advisory Council Meetings February 7 and 9

The Jefferson Parish Public School System has reestablished the Parent Advisory Council (PAC). This council is a chance for school system administrators and parents to share information on a variety of educational topics, innovations, and best practices within the district. Parents interested in becoming their child’s school representative can contact their child’s principal or Director […]

JPPSS Work Ready U Adult Education Program Registration Feb. 21-22

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Work Ready U Adult Education Program is offering free day and night classes. Registration takes place on February 21-22. Classes begin on March 7. Classes are offered in a variety of skills, including English as a Second Language, adult basic education, English literacy, family literacy, high school equivalency, career […]