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JPPSS Announces its Elementary, Middle, and High School Teachers of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) named its district winners for the Louisiana Department of Education’s 2017 Teacher of the Year. Metairie Academy’s Arlene “Cookie” Malloy, Harris Middle’s Suzanne Nugent, and Bonnabel Magnet Academy’s Torey Hayward each received this prestigious honor. The three JPPSS educators are now eligible to become 2017 Louisiana Teacher of the […]

JPPSS Names Elementary, Middle, and High School Principals of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) named its district winners for the Louisiana Department of Education’s 2017 Principal of the Year. Bridgedale Elementary’s Benjamin Moscona, Estelle School’s Alisha Gilbert, and Helen Cox High’s Mark Perry each received this prestigious honor. The three JPPSS educators are now eligible to become 2017 Louisiana Principal of the Year. Click […]

First Readings from January 12, 2016 Jefferson Parish School Board Meeting

First Reading authored by Ms. Bourgeois Whereas the state of Louisiana has established two new diploma pathways TOPS University diploma and TOPS TECH Jump Start Career diploma and phasing out three diploma pathways, LaCore 4, Basic and Career diplomas. I request that we fully fund and staff our Career/Tech department and before our June regular […]

Tickets Now Available for Ehret High’s Class 5A State Semi-final Game vs. Mandeville

Come cheer on the John Ehret High School Patriots as they take on the Mandeville High School Skippers in the LHSAA football semi-finals! The game will be played on Friday, December 4, 2015, 7 p.m. at Hoss Memtsas Stadium, 2200 8th Street in Harvey. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Ehret, 4300 Patriot Street […]

A Day in Pictures: A.C. Alexander Elementary

Spend “A Day in Pictures” at A.C. Alexander Elementary. Click on the photos below to cycle through larger images. You can view more photos of this school on its Flickr online photo album.

Customer Service Tier III Online Training Registration Instructions

Tier III Online Customer Service Training The Human Resources Department will launch the JPPSS Tier III Online Customer Service Training  Monday, November 23, 2015.  Tier III employees consist of: Teachers, Assistant Principals, Deans, Librarians, Guidance Counselors, Student Support Unit, all remaining Classified (Custodians, Cafeteria Workers, Para-Educators etc.) and all remaining Central Office Personnel. The online […]

Teacher-Student Bond Enhances Classroom Libraries for Two JPPSS Schools

The relationship between teacher and student led to thousands of books being added to the libraries of two schools in the Jefferson Parish Public School System. Katy Graves is the current Superintendent of Schools for the Sag Harbor Union Free School District in New York. One of Graves’ former middle school students is current Theodore […]

Geraldine Boudreaux Elementary will be Closed Friday, November 20, 2015

Geraldine Boudreaux Elementary School, 950 Behrman Highway in Terrytown, will be closed tomorrow, Friday, November 20, 2015. This morning, a heater strip malfunction in the school’s ventilation system caused an odor to spread throughout the school. As a precautionary measure, maintenance crews will be at the school tomorrow to inspect and clean all air ducts. […]

ASA Testing Change: West Bank Testing Location for Saturday, Nov. 21 Moved to Terrytown Elementary

Advanced Study Academies admissions testing will take place at Terrytown Elementary on Saturday, November 21, NOT AT BOUDREAUX ELEMENTARY. The address is 550 E. Forest Lawn Drive, Terrytown, 70056. If you child is testing for 4th or 5th grade, please report to Terrytown Elementary School for 8:30 a.m. on Saturday morning. If your child is […]

Community Assist Helps Grace King High Develop a Green Culture

Along with being one of the school colors for Grace King High, green is commonly associated with environmental awareness and sustainability. Grace King students are now helping their campus “go green” after the school was awarded a grant to make recycling a common practice at the KINGdom. “We are so excited to have recycling at Grace King,” […]