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JPSB Special Session Meeting: August 7, 2018

The Jefferson Parish School Board will hold a Special Session School Board Meeting on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 2 p.m., in Room 2000 of the Administration Building, 501 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, LA. The agenda can be viewed at this link.

JPSB Regular Session Meeting: August 1, 2018

The Jefferson Parish School Board (JPSB) will hold a Regular Session meeting on Wednesday, August 1 at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. The agenda can be viewed at this link. Most JPSB Regular Session meetings air live on JPS-TV (Cox channel 8 and AT&T […]

Message from the Superintendent: July 2018

We Love. We Learn. We Lead. As our school year kicks off, those simple words provide us with a powerful compass for Jefferson Parish Public Schools. If we accept those words as a call to action, we will strengthen the possibilities for our system’s success. We Love. It’s important that we love one another. Yes, […]

2018-19 Pre-K Registration Open Through July 29

Applications online have been re-opened and will remain open through July 29. The next lottery date is tentatively scheduled on or before August 3 to fill all publicly funded seats. All students who have been awarded a seat in a previous lottery have been notified by email. Placement in a seat through the lottery does NOT guarantee the […]

Dr. Brumley Outlines What’s Next in 100-Day Plan Report

In his first few months on the job, Jefferson Parish Public School System Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley placed top-rated learning materials into every school, funded raises for teachers and support staff, secured millions in additional support for students and schools that need it most, and held meaningful conversations in just about every corner of the […]

Haynes Academy’s Emin Kazan Named College-Sponsored National Merit Scholar

Recent Haynes Academy graduate Emin Kazan is among a select group of students in the nation to be named a college-sponsored National Merit Scholar. The member of the Class of 2018 was among the approximately 550 winners announced today by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). These National Merit Scholarships are financed by colleges and […]

First Readings from July 11 School Board Meeting

First Reading authored by Mark Morgan First Reading authored by Mr. Morgan: Move that the Jefferson Parish School Board acquire a certain tract of property comprising approximately 40 acres of land together with all the improvements thereon, the same being a portion of the property commonly known as NOLA MOTORSPORTS PARK, for the purpose of […]

Rudolph Matas School PTO Wins $20,000 Towards Playground for All Kids

The Rudolph Matas School PTO won $20,000 for a playground, but these dedicated volunteers are just getting started making a difference for all kids. Let’s Play (an initiative by Dr. Pepper Snapple Group) and national non-profit KaBOOM! announced Rudolph Matas School’s PTO as one of the winners of the $20,000 Upgrade Your Play video competition. […]

2018-19 Student Registration Now Open

Registration for the 2018-19 school year for all students (K-12) will take place July 23 through the start of the school year. Students can be registered weekdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the school they will attend. Registration will not take place on August 9. Students who are new to the Jefferson Parish […]

Dr. Brumley Pens Guest Column for The New Orleans Advocate

Jefferson Parish Public School System Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley wrote a guest column for The New Orleans Advocate. Dr. Brumley recently completed his 100-day entry plan, Love to Learn; Learn to Lead: A 100-Day Investment for a Stronger JPPSS. He will share what he learned on Monday, July 16 at his 100-Day Plan Presentation and […]