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JPSB Budget Hearing & Regular Session Meeting: Sept. 12, 2017

The Jefferson Parish School Board will hold a Budget Hearing at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, followed by the regular session meeting beginning at 6 p.m., in the Board Room of the Administration Building, 501 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey. Click here to view the agenda. Most JPSB meetings air live on JPS-TV (Cox channel […]

JPPSS Partners with Second Harvest Food Bank for Hurricane Harvey Drive

The Jefferson Parish Public School System is partnering with Second Harvest Food Bank to serve families impacted by Hurricane Harvey. “We saw such devastation in both Louisiana and Texas,” said JPPSS Superintendent Isaac G. Joseph. “I know so many people feel compelled to help. We were in their situation 12 years ago and many, including […]

JPPSS Welcomes Displaced Teachers, Support Staff, & Students

In the aftermath of the devastation of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, the Jefferson Parish Public School System understands the challenges families are facing during this most difficult time. The district has created a special application for evacuees who may be seeking immediate employment. To apply for a position, please follow the link: Hurricane Evacuee. […]

All JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed for Labor Day Sept. 4, 2017

All schools and offices in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will be closed on Monday, September 4 to observe Labor Day. JPPSS will resume its normal schedule on Tuesday, September 5. For a look at the entire calendar, click here. For a downloadable version of our calendar, click here.

Grand Isle School Closed Friday, September 1st

Due to a power outage, Grand Isle school will be closed today, Friday, September 1, 2017.

Lafitte Schools Reopen & Grand Isle School Closed Friday, September 1st

The Jefferson Parish Public Schools System announced today that schools in Lafitte will be open, Friday, September 1, 2017. Grand Isle School will be closed due to a power outage. For updates from JPPSS, check our website at jpschools.org, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or the mobile app which can be downloaded for free from iTunes or […]

High School Football Kicks-off in JPPSS, Across Louisiana

The 2017 high school football season officially kicks-off this week with a full slate of games for teams in JPPSS and across the state of Louisiana. Below are the week one contests for JPPSS varsity teams. Please contact your school for location and start times. Thursday, August 31 Haynes Academy vs. Thomas Jefferson, 6:30 p.m. […]

JPPSS Grand Isle and Lafitte Schools Closed Thursday, August 31

Jefferson Parish Public School System schools in Grand Isle and Lafitte will remained closed on Thursday, August 31, 2017, due to the rising storm surge currently affecting those areas. For updates from JPPSS, check our website at jpschools.org, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or the mobile app which can be downloaded for free from iTunes or Google […]

Grand Isle & Lafitte Schools Closed Wednesday, August 30. All Other JPPSS Schools Open

The Jefferson Parish Public School System will be open Wednesday, August 30, 2017, and will follow its previously announced early dismissal schedule. Schools in Grand Isle and Lafitte will be closed due to the concern of a storm surge that could affect those areas. For updates from JPPSS, check our website at jpschools.org, Facebook, Twitter, […]

JPPSS Parent Advisory Council Meetings September 19 & 20

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. Parents interested in becoming their child’s school representative can […]