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‘Senior Walk’ Inspires Next Generation of High School Students

A select group of Grace King High seniors donned their cap and gown a week early for a special event. The ‘Senior Walk’ is meant to leave an impression on Meisler Middle and Adams Middle students who will soon begin high school.

Johnson Gretna Park Elementary Builds Relationships, Repairs Conflicts Through Restorative Approaches

Shirley Johnson Gretna Park Elementary Principal Michelle Montagnino calls restorative approaches a “beautiful addition” to her school. This alternative approach to school discipline has caused a marked decrease in the number of student issues. See how this program is impacting this International Baccalaureate candidacy school and the many other campuses that use it in JPPSS.

Half Day for All JPPSS Students on Thursday, May 24

All JPPSS students will have a half day of school on Thursday, May 24, which will be the last day of school for the 2017-2018 school year. All schools will follow the EXAM schedule on May 24. To see what time your school dismisses during an EXAM schedule, click on one of the schedule links […]

Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Weekly Update: May 18

This is the fifth in a weekly series updating the public on the progress of Dr. Cade Brumley’s 100-day entry plan. To view his complete plan, click here. To view a table outlining his progress to date, click here. Dr. Brumley passed the 50-day mark this week in his 100-day plan. This week included a number of […]

Free Swimming Lessons Through Partnership with YMCA and JCF

Interested in free swim lessons for your child? A partnership between the YMCA, the Jefferson Community Foundation, and the Jefferson Parish Public School System will provide free swim lessons at Estelle and Truman schools this summer. If you are interested, please send an email to westbankswimlessons@jppss.k12.la.us

Message from the Superintendent: May 2018

Jefferson Parish Schools Family, I hope this letter finds you well. I am well into my second month as your superintendent and have focused on the execution of our 100-day entry plan called, Love to Learn; Learn to Lead. This induction strategy has been super helpful in learning about system strengths and opportunities for improvement […]

2018-19 Early Registration Takes Place June 4-6

Early registration for the 2018-19 school year for all students (K-12) will take place June 4-6. This registration period is for students who are new to the Jefferson Parish Public School System. Students who are currently enrolled at a JPPSS school do not need to complete early registration. Students can be registered during these dates […]

JPPSS 2018 Regular Summer School Information

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) will offer Summer School for credit recovery, removal of deficiencies or new credit for students presently enrolled in grades 8-12. All course work will be online learning using PLATO Learning System. For questions concerning PLATO, please call your child’s school counselor during school hours. Students enrolled in grades […]

First Readings from the May 2, 2018 JPSB Meeting

First Reading authored by Ms. Sandy Denapolis-Bosarge Move that Board Member Cedric Floyd be publicly censured for violation of board policy which prohibits the exercise of administrative responsibilities and the command of the services of any employee by a board member. Mr. Floyd’s inappropriate conduct was directed at African American female employees and included; use […]

Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Weekly Update: May 11

This is the fourth in a weekly series updating the public on the progress of Dr. Cade Brumley’s 100-day entry plan. To view his complete plan, click here. To view a table outlining his progress to date, click here. One of the ways Dr. Brumley celebrated educators for Teacher Appreciation Week was by spending a lion’s share […]