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2018-19 Calendar Survey for All JPPSS Stakeholders

Jefferson Parish Public Schools is seeking input from teachers, parents/guardians, staff, and students as the district develops the 2018-19 academic calendar. Your feedback will help determine the final version of the calendar. The survey will be available until January 19 at noon. Click here to take the survey now. Spanish version. The survey will be […]

JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed Monday, January 15 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Schools and offices in the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) will be closed on Monday, January 15 to observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. JPPSS will resume its normal school and business hours on Tuesday, January 16. For a look at the entire 2017-18 school calendar, click here to visit our calendar page.

JPSB Special Session Meeting: January 11, 2018

The Jefferson Parish School Board will meet in Special Session on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 3 p.m., in the board room of the JPPSS Administration Building, 501 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, LA 70058. The agenda can be found at this link.

WrestleMania Reading Challenge Offers Opportunities to Teachers and Students

WWE will participate in many community events leading up to WresleMania in New Orleans on Sunday, April 8, 2018. Among these events will be the WrestleMania Reading Challenge by a partnership with WWE and First Book. The WrestleMania Reading Challenge inspires elementary school children to read more and develop a love for reading. The five week long contest […]

All JPPSS Schools and Offices will be Open Friday, January 5

Superintendent Joseph announced that all JPPSS schools and administrative offices will be open tomorrow, Friday, January 5th. An inspection of all heating systems was conducted today by the district’s Operations Department and school plant managers. All systems are in working order as of this afternoon. The National Weather Service is predicting a cold morning tomorrow […]

JPPSS Announces Graduation Schedule for Class of 2018

Graduations for the Class of 2018 in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will take place May 12-23. Please see the list below for graduation dates for all our high schools. If you have questions, please contact your school. You can get contact information for all schools at this link. Eight JPPSS high schools will […]

All Schools and Administrative Buildings Closed Thursday, January 4th

Superintendent Joseph announced that all JPPSS schools and administrative buildings will be closed on Thursday, January 4th due to several consecutive days of freezing temperatures in Jefferson Parish that have taxed the heating systems in its school buildings. The concern is the safety of students who, in the early morning hours, will be exposed to […]

JPPSS Students Named Jobs for America’s Graduates State Officers

A pair of Jefferson Parish Public School System students have been selected to represent their peers on the state level. The Louisiana Department of Education named Higgins High student Zireia Jones and John Ehret High student Dajanique Wilson state officers in the Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) program. The high school seniors are both active […]

Watch JPPSS Schools Celebrate the Holiday Season

Each of our schools have their own unique way to celebrate the holiday season. Check out our videos below to see how our schools bring cheer to their school families.  

JPPSS Announces Principals of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) named its district winners for the Louisiana Department of Education’s Principal of the Year. The following principals are now eligible to become the 2019 Louisiana Principal of the Year. Principal of the Year winners are: Washington Elementary STEM School – Darlene Turnbull Chateau Estates School – Colleen Winkler […]