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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, […]

Martin Marino’s 11th Annual Dance Challenge Takes the Stage April 5

More than 340 fifth grade students from 17 schools across the Jefferson Parish Public School System take to the dance floor April 5 for Martin Marino’s 11th Annual Dance Challenge. This free ballroom dance competition starts at 6 p.m. at the Pontchartrain Center at 4545 Williams Blvd. in Kenner. “We are so proud of all […]

JPSB Finance Committee Meeting: March 30, 2017

The Jefferson Parish School Board (JPSB) will hold a Finance Committee meeting on Thursday, March 30, 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.

JPPSS Students Compete in Social Studies Fair

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Social Studies Fair was held recently at John Ehret High. The following students placed in their respective categories, with the top two winners in each category qualifying for the Louisiana State Social Studies Fair in Lake Charles on March 3, 2017. ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DIVISION Individual Sociology 1st – Aidan […]

U.S. Dept. of State Selects Ehret High Teacher for Prestigious English Language Teaching Fellowship

The U.S. Department of State announced the selection of Taryn A. U’Halie from John Ehret High for a 10-month fellowship project teaching English in Kazakhstan at Karaganda State Technical University. U’Halie is one of only 165 U.S. citizens selected for the 2016-17 English Language Fellow Program. U’Halie holds a M.A. in TEFL/TESL from Colorado State University, […]

New Covered Play Area Complete at Birney Elementary

Jefferson Parish School Board member Marion Bonura, JPPSS Superintendent Isaac G. Jospeh, and other district stakeholders participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony recently for the new covered play area at Birney Elementary. Students helped make the day special by creating a chain link of thank you notes, singing the school song, and closing the ceremony […]