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JPSB Regular Session Meeting: November 14, 2017

The Jefferson Parish School Board (JPSB) will hold a Regular Session meeting on Tuesday, November 14 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 U-verse channel […]

Louisiana Department of Education Releases 2016-17 District & School Performance Scores

The Louisiana Department of Education released its 2016-17 District and School Performance Scores today. The Jefferson Parish Public School System improved in a number of areas including these five: Dropout Credit Accumulation Index, ACT assessment index, strength of diploma (Graduation Index), Cohort Graduation Rate Index and Cohort Graduation Rate. While the overall District Performance Score […]

Library Media Coordinator Selected as the Region I Leader of the Year for LACUE

Sheree Caminita, Library Media Coordinator for JPPSS, was nominated and selected as the Region I Leader of the Year for LACUE. LACUE is a professional nonprofit organization that recognizes and promotes the use of computers in education. Its officers, directors and board members include education professionals from across the state. Sheree was nominated because of her […]

Early Voting Now Open in the November 18 Election

You can now vote in the November 18 election. Early voting is open now through Saturday, November 11. Jefferson Parish residents will vote on a new millage to provide a pay increase for JPPSS teachers and support staff. You can learn more about this important vote by visiting jpschools.org/vote2017. Early voting is November 3-11 from […]

New Online Tool Helps Parents Understand School Performance, Info, & Offerings

The Louisiana Department of Education announced the creation of the Louisiana School Finder, an interactive online tool designed to help families more easily locate and evaluate schools and child care centers across the state. The tool, which hosts detailed information about each site’s offerings and academic performance, was unveiled November 7 with the release of […]

Continued Training for Continued Success: PLCs Enhance Teamwork at Meisler Middle

“The biggest thing I’ve taken away from PLCs is that I’m not alone in this process…if I need assistance, I know I can get it.” – Meisler Middle teacher Michelle Brower Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) is an ongoing process in which educators work together to achieve better results for the students they serve. The Jefferson […]

JPPSS Parent Advisory Council Meetings November 28 & 29

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Parent Advisory Council (PAC) is comprised of parents from schools across the district. This council provides an opportunity for school system administrators and parents to share information on a variety of educational topics, innovations, and best practices within the district. The next meeting for the West Bank PAC is […]

Nov. 9 ESL Parent Meeting: “Stay Connected with JPPSS Digital Technology”

The Jefferson Parish Public School System is hosting an English as a Second Language (ESL) parent meeting on November 9 from 5-7 p.m. at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. ESL parents are invited to learn more about the various communications tools the district uses to keep families informed of important news and […]

New JPPSS Show Spotlights “The Bright Side”

The Jefferson Parish Public School System is producing a new bi-monthly show that shines a light on the people, programs, and events making a difference in the district. Each episode of The Bright Side will feature exclusive stories, interviews, and fun extras like JPPSS trivia. You can watch the show on Facebook, Vimeo, or JPS-TV […]

Community Partners Invited to Participate in JPPSS Reading Movement

The Jefferson Parish Public School System is pleased to announce the launch of the reading initiative, “I Read! You Read! Together we all READ!” We know that early literacy is critical to the development of our students’ academic, emotional, and social growth. We are inviting community partners to team with our schools as we strive […]