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Community Partners Invited to Participate in JPPSS Reading Movement

The Jefferson Parish Public School System is pleased to announce the launch of the reading initiative, “I Read! You Read! Together we all READ!” We know that early literacy is critical to the development of our students’ academic, emotional, and social growth. We are inviting community partners to team with our schools as we strive […]

Message from the Superintendent: November 2017

There is a very important election for our students on November 18. Our students must get an education that will allow them to compete for the best colleges and jobs after graduation. The administration and school board are committed to that goal. But for our students to compete for the best opportunities, our schools must […]

JPPSS Hosts Parent Conferences Wednesday, November 1

The Jefferson Parish Public School System will hold parent conferences on Wednesday, November 1. Elementary and K-8 schools will hold parent conferences from 1-4 p.m. Middle and high schools will hold parent conferences from 4-7 p.m. Please contact your school for more information. This is the first scheduled parent conference day of the 2017-18 school […]

JPPSS Talent Visual Art Students on Display at Audubon Zoo November 11

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Talent Visual Arts is partnering with the Audubon Nature Institute to showcase our student artists. These young artists’ work will be showcased in an art show at the Audubon Zoo on Saturday, November 11, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Click on the video below to learn more about this always anticipated event. You can see […]

School Ends 2.5 Hours Early October 25 for Teacher Professional Development

We’ve all felt the life changing impact of a teacher. A high-quality educator can literally alter the course of a life. We want to create more of these moments for our students…and to do so we must invest in professional development for our teachers. Jefferson Parish Public Schools, like high-performing districts across the nation, practice […]

All Schools Open Monday, October 9th

All schools in the Jefferson Parish Public School System, including Grand Isle School and schools in Lafitte will be open tomorrow, Monday, October 9th and students will follow their regular schedule. All after school activities will continue as scheduled.

Cherbonnier-Rillieux, Hazel Park/Hilda Knoff Named Oct. 2017 JPPSS Campuses of the Month

Congratulations to the staff members at Cherbonnier-Rillieux Elementary and Hazel Park/Hilda Knoff Elementary for being recognized as October 2017 JPPSS Campus of the Month. Hazel Park/Hilda Knoff Elementary won the honor for the East Bank. Cherbonnier-Rillieux Elementary was honored for the West Bank. Each month a committee of five will select an East Bank and […]

JPPSS Advanced Study Academies Schedule Open House Events in October

Parents can learn more about our Advanced Study Academies by attending one of the open house events scheduled at specific schools in October. Below is a list of the dates each school will hold its open house. Parents who are interested in having their child attend an ASA next school year can apply until October 20, […]

JPPSS Announces Dates for Open and Annual Enrollment

The Jefferson Parish Public School System’s 2018 Plan Year Open and Annual Enrollment provides employees the opportunity to elect, cancel, and make changes to their health and supplemental insurance coverage. Click here to view the Open Enrollment flyer Open Enrollment is open now through Friday, November 3, 2017. During this time employees will restate, elect, […]

JPPSS Facilities Master Plan Community Meetings October 9-18

The Jefferson Parish Public School System wants to know what the community would like to see in its plan to build and renovate schools across Jefferson Parish. The district will host a series of community meetings for attendees to share their opinions on what should be included in the JPPSS Facilities Master Plan. Led by […]