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JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed Feb. 27 to March 3 for Mardi Gras Break

All schools and offices in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will be closed Monday, February 27 until Friday, March 3 for Mardi Gras Break. JPPSS will resume normal operating hours on Monday, March 6. Click here to view our entire 2016-17 school calendar Click here to see where our students are marching this Mardi […]

Fifteen JPPSS Students Named National Merit Finalists

Fifteen students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) have been named 2017 National Merit Finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. All 15 of this year’s National Merit Semifinalists from JPPSS advanced as finalists. “While we are extremely pleased to learn that all of the National Merit Semifinalists from Jefferson Parish have also […]

JPSB Finance Committee Meeting: RESCHEDULED to March 6, 2017

The Jefferson Parish School Board (JPSB) has rescheduled the previously announced Finance Committee meeting from Thursday, February 23, 2017, to Monday, March 6, 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.

First Readings from February 14, 2017 Jefferson Parish School Board Meeting

First Reading authored by Mr. Floyd Move that the Board pay a stipend to the Executive Assistant to the Superintendent for duties performed during the vacancy of the Executive Assistant to the Board. The amount will be added prior to the agenda being posted. First Reading authored by Ms. Bourgeois Move that we notify parents […]

JPPSS Adult Education, LSU Ag Center, EFNEP Offer Free Nutrition Education Classes

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Adult Education Program is partnering with The LSU Ag Center and the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) to bring free classes on healthy living to local residents. These free sessions take place March 9, 16, 23, & 30 at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in […]

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 […]