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2017-18 New Student Registration Takes Place July 24-28

New student registration for the 2017-18 school year for all students (K-12) will take place July 24-28. This registration period is for students who are new to the Jefferson Parish Public School System. Students can be registered during these dates from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the school they will attend. To download the […]

Patrick Taylor Academy Sophomore Scores Perfect ACT

Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy sophomore Christian Otero made the most of his first ACT. Otero scored a perfect 36 when he took the test this past February. Otero is one of three JPPSS students to score a perfect ACT this school year. Click here to read about Haynes Academy sophomore Neel Mondal […]

Airline Park Academy and George Cox Elementary Named May 2017 Campuses of the Month

Congratulations to the staff members at Airline Park Academy and George Cox Elementary for being recognized as May 2017 JPPSS Campus of the Month. Airline Park Academy won the honor for the East Bank. George Cox Elementary was honored for the West Bank. Each month a committee of five will select an East Bank and West Bank school […]

Three JPPSS Students Win $2500 National Merit Scholarships

Three Jefferson Parish Public School System students have been named National Merit $2500 Scholarship winners by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Alaa N. Malik and Allie Sigur from Haynes Academy and Stefan L. Suazo of Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy are three of the nation’s 2,500 Merit Scholar designees. They were chosen from […]

See the Sights, Meet the Winners from 11th Annual Dance Challenge

Over 300 fifth grade students from 17 schools across the Jefferson Parish Public School System took part in Martin Marino’s 11th Annual Dance Challenge. This ballroom dance competition is the only public schools program of its kind in Louisiana. The couples and team winners are listed below. Click here to see when the Dance Challenge will […]

Lt. Governor, Bayou Segnette Put JPPSS Artists on Display in New Cabins

The artwork of Jefferson Parish Public School System students will soon be on display for visitors from around the globe the enjoy. Sixteen students from six JPPSS high schools earned top prize in the Bayou Segnette art competition. The winning pieces by these young artists will be placed in the new rental cabins at Bayou Segnette […]

Grand Isle School Closed Friday, May 5

Grand Isle School will remained closed on Friday, May 5, 2017 due to a power outage.

JPSB Legislative Committee & Regular May Meetings: May 9, 2017

The Jefferson Parish School Board will hold a Legislative Committee meeting and a Regular Session meeting on Tuesday, May 9. The Legislative Committee will meet at 4 p.m. The Regular Session meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Both meetings will take place at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. Click […]

JPSB Salary/Human Resources & Finance Committee Meetings: May 8, 2017

The Jefferson Parish School Board will hold  Salary/Human Resources Committee and Finance Committee meetings on Monday, May 8, 2017. The Salary/Human Resources Committee meeting will be held at 10 a.m. at the Paul Emenes Building at 822 S. Clearview Pkwy in Elmwood. The Finance Committee meeting will be held at 2 p.m. at the JPPSS […]

JPPSS Releases 2016-2017 School Calendar

The 2016-2017 school year starts for students on August 11, the last day of school is May 26, and winter break runs from December 22 to January 3. Those dates and more are part of the 2016-2017 school calendar that was approved by the Jefferson Parish School Board. Click here to download the calendar. There […]