First Readings from July 11 School Board Meeting

First Reading authored by Mark Morgan First Reading authored by Mr. Morgan: Move that the Jefferson Parish School Board acquire a certain tract of property comprising approximately 40 acres of land together with all the improvements thereon, the same being a portion of the property commonly known as NOLA MOTORSPORTS PARK, for the purpose of […]

Rudolph Matas School PTO Wins $20,000 Towards Playground for All Kids

The Rudolph Matas School PTO won $20,000 for a playground, but these dedicated volunteers are just getting started making a difference for all kids. Let’s Play (an initiative by Dr. Pepper Snapple Group) and national non-profit KaBOOM! announced Rudolph Matas School’s PTO as one of the winners of the $20,000 Upgrade Your Play video competition. […]

2018-19 Student Registration Now Open

Registration for the 2018-19 school year for all students (K-12) will take place July 23 through the start of the school year. Students can be registered weekdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the school they will attend. Registration will not take place on August 9. Students who are new to the Jefferson Parish […]

Dr. Brumley Pens Guest Column for The New Orleans Advocate

Jefferson Parish Public School System Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley wrote a guest column for The New Orleans Advocate. Dr. Brumley recently completed his 100-day entry plan, Love to Learn; Learn to Lead: A 100-Day Investment for a Stronger JPPSS. He will share what he learned on Monday, July 16 at his 100-Day Plan Presentation and […]

Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Presentation & Swearing-In Ceremony July 16

Dr. Cade Brumley’s 100-day entry plan has taken him into the living rooms of Jefferson Parish Public School System families, in front of students as a teacher for the day, and through classrooms, cafeterias, and communities in every district. The JPPSS superintendent is now ready to share what he’s learned and what’s possible in Jefferson […]

Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Weekly Update: July 6

This is the twelfth and final 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, click here. This week marks the conclusion of Dr. Brumley’s 100-day entry plan. Dr. Brumley has spent the past few […]

JPSB Special Session, Budget Hearing, Regular Session Meetings: July 11, 2018

The Jefferson Parish School Board (JPSB) will hold a Special Session, Budget Hearing, and a Regular Session meeting on Wednesday, July 11 at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. The meetings will start with the Special Session at 11 a.m. The Budget Hearing will take place at noon and the Regular […]

Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Weekly Update: June 29

This is the eleventh 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. This week Dr. Brumley had the opportunity to meet with administrators from Boomtown casino and tour their facility. […]

Metairie Academy Teacher Wins Presidential Award

Metairie Academy for Advanced Studies teacher Claudia Suazo has won the nation’s highest honor for teachers of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Suazo received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) during a ceremony in Washington, D.C. It’s the highest honor bestowed by the United States government specifically for K-12 mathematics […]

JPPSS Provides All Students with Top Rated Learning Material

Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) teachers and administrators have spent much of the summer break preparing for a change that Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley calls “historic.” JPPSS has adopted a Tier 1 curriculum for all schools in English, math, and social studies. Starting with the upcoming school year, students will learn from curriculum that’s […]