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First Readings from the June 6, 2018 JPSB Meeting

First Reading authored by Melinda Bourgeois Move to revise the job description of the board secretary. First Reading authored by Cedric Floyd Move, that the Board put before the voters, a millage rate of 8.45 to provide a pay raise for teachers and other employees, to be comparable to salaries paid in other school districts, […]

Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Weekly Update: June 15

This is the ninth 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. As Dr. Brumley’s 100-day plan enters the home stretch, the new JPPSS superintendent is making sure to finish […]

Thomas Jefferon High School Student’s Artwork Displayed at U.S. Capitol

The artwork of a Jefferson Parish Public School System student will soon be on display at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Thomas Jefferson High School’s Truc Le won the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for Louisiana’s 2nd District, which is represented by Congressman Cedric Richmond. “I never thought I would have my art shown in […]

Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Weekly Update: June 8

This is the eighth 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 is now about 75 percent through his 100-day plan and is not slowing down. This week […]

2018-19 Pre-Kindergarten Registration Closes July 6

Pre-kindergarten registration applications for the 2018-19 school year re-opened June 4. Applications online will close on Friday, July 6 at 4 p.m. The second lottery will run on Friday, July 13. Please visit Jeffersonchild.com to apply. If you have any questions, please email echh@jppss.k12.la.us. Application Support Options JPPSS Administration Building, 501 Manhattan Blvd, Harvey, 70058 […]

Join Dr. Brumley for a Twitter Chat on Teaching & Learning June 14

Jefferson Parish Public School System Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley is hosting his second Twitter chat on June 14 at 7 p.m. This month’s digital conversation will focus on teaching and learning. You can participate by using the hashtag #JPPSSchat. The district’s Twitter handle is @jppss. Dr. Brumley is on Twitter at @cadebrumley. Last month’s Twitter chat was […]

Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Weekly Update: June 1

This is the seventh 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 may have wrapped up his 18 breakfast chats and town halls earlier this month, but he […]

Six JPPSS Students Achieve a Perfect Score on the ACT

This year more than two million graduates took the ACT. Less than one-tenth of one percent of students had a perfect score. The Jefferson Parish Public School System had six students with a perfect score on the ACT this year. Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy student Jacob LeBlanc and Haynes Academy for Advanced […]

Download Class of 2018 Graduation or View JPS-TV Replay

The Jefferson Parish Public School System television station offers families the opportunity to download any 2018 graduation directly to their computer. To watch or download a graduation from the district’s Vimeo channel, click one of the links below. Each graduation will be cablecast on JPS-TV (Cox Cable channel 8). Click here to view programming schedule. For […]

Haynes Academy Graduate Among Exclusive Group of Female Scientists

  Haynes Academy Class of 2018 graduate Nameera Islam is one of just seven students named a 2018 Emmy Noether Scholar by the Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation. Emmy Noether Scholars are a network of young female scientists from Louisiana and Mississippi who will continue to grow over the years to provide network and […]