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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 […]

Jefferson Parish School Board Announces 2018 Meeting Schedule

The Jefferson Parish School Board has released its regular meeting dates for 2018. All Regular Session meetings are tentatively scheduled for the first Wednesday of the month at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey at 6 p.m., unless otherwise noted. If a second meeting date is needed in a given month, […]

First Readings from December 13, 2017 Regular Board Meeting

First Reading authored by Mr. Floyd Move, that the Board put before the voters, a millage rate to be established by the February 7, 2018 Board Meeting consistent with State Law, to provide a pay raise for teachers and other employees, to be comparable to salaries paid in other school districts, in the Metro Area. […]

Register for JPPSS Adult Education Classes January 3 & 4

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Work Ready U Adult Education Program is offering free day and night classes. Registration takes place January 3 and 4. Classes begin January 8. Classes are offered in a variety of skills, including English as a Second Language, adult basic education, English literacy, family literacy, high school equivalency, career […]

JPSB Regular Session Meeting: December 12, 2017

The Jefferson Parish School Board (JPSB) will hold a Regular Session meeting on Tuesday, December 12 at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. The meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. The agenda can be viewed at this link. Most JPSB meetings air live on JPS-TV (Cox channel 8 and AT&T U-verse […]

JPPSS Facilities Master Plan Community Meetings January 8-11

The Jefferson Parish Public School System wants your input as it builds for the future. The district will host a second round of community meetings for the public to consider renovation/build options to be included in the final JPPSS Facilities Master Plan. These meetings will be led by the education consulting group MGT. Each meeting […]

Free STEM Nola Event for Students & Parents Saturday, December 9

STEM NOLA will be celebrating its 4th Year Anniversary of “STEM Saturdays with Dr. Calvin Mackie” on Saturday, December 9 at Joe Brown Recreation Center located at 5601 Read Blvd from 9 a.m. to noon. STEM NOLA will host a free, fun-filled day of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM). Kids and parents can arrive […]

JPPSS Schools and Offices will be Open Friday, December 8, 2017

The Jefferson Parish Public School System will be open tomorrow, Friday, December 8, 2017. After several updates from the National Weather Service and the Jefferson Parish Emergency Management Department, it has been determined that the inclement weather is not predicted to negatively impact the south shore. We will operate on our normal schedule.