JPSB Special Session Meeting: January 24, 2018

The Jefferson Parish School Board will meet in Special Session on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 2:00 p.m., in Conference Room 2000 of the Administration Building, 501 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, LA 70058. The agenda is attached below. The agenda is available for viewing on the link below.

JPPSS Magnet & Academic Programs Showcase Feb. 5 & 6

The Jefferson Parish Public School System has announced dates for its 2018 Magnet and Academic Programs Showcase. The showcase gives parents the opportunity to learn more about the choices available in JPPSS prior to the annual magnet program application period. The meetings will take place Monday, February 5 at the JPPSS Administration Building (501 Manhattan […]

January 24 Now a Full Day for All JPPSS Students

Jefferson Parish Public School System students will now attend a full day of school on Wednesday, January 24 in an effort to make up some of the time missed due to inclement weather. January 24 was an early release day, which is when students are dismissed two and a half hours early. The Jefferson Parish […]

Foreign Language Proficiency Test Will Take Place Jan. 20 at John Ehret High

The Foreign Language Proficiency Test will take place Saturday, January 20 at John Ehret High School. Students who have registered to take Spanish I or French I should arrive at 7:30 a.m. If you have any questions, please call 504-349-8562. La prueba de Aptitud de Idiomas Extranjeros se llevará a cabo el sábado, 20 de […]

Dolhonde Elementary, Grand Isle School Named Jan. 2018 JPPSS Campuses of the Month

Congratulations to the staff members at Dolhonde Elementary and Grand Isle School for being recognized as January 2018 JPPSS Campus of the Month. Dolhonde Elementary won the honor for the East Bank. Grand Isle School was honored for the West Bank. Each month a committee of five will select an East Bank and West Bank […]

JPPSS Schools Closed Friday, January 19. West Bank Administrative Offices Open

The Jefferson Parish Public School System will be closed tomorrow, Friday, January 19, 2018, due to low water pressure. Administrative offices at 501 Manhattan Boulevard in Harvey and 4600 River Road in Marrero will be open. The Emenes Building at 822 South Clearview Parkway in Elmwood will be closed. Employees who work in the Emenes […]

All After-School Activities Canceled January 16; All Schools and Offices Closed January 17

The Jefferson Parish Public School System has canceled all after-school activities scheduled for today, January 16, 2018. This includes after-school care, tutoring, athletic events, practices and any other extra-curricular activities. All schools and offices will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The decision to close came after careful consultation with the district’s Emergency Management […]

JPSB Regular Session Meeting Rescheduled for January 18, 2018

The Jefferson Parish School Board (JPSB) Regular Session Meeting originally scheduled for Wednesday, January 17 has been postponed to Thursday, January 18. The meeting will be held at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. The agenda can be viewed at this link. Most JPSB […]

Meet the JPPSS Teachers of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System named its district winners for the Louisiana Department of Education’s Teacher of the Year. The following teachers are now eligible to become the 2019 Louisiana Teacher of the Year. C.T. Janet Elementary – Jessica Schwalb Haynes Academy – Traci Vedros John Ehret High – Samuel Kane “While these three […]

First Readings from the January 11, 2018 Special Session Meeting

First Reading authored by Ms. Doucet Move, that the Jefferson Parish School Board provide notice, as required by law and upon a majority vote, that the board will not extend its current contract with Superintendent Isaac Joseph, nor will the board seek to renegotiate a new contract with Superintendent Isaac Joseph. First Reading authored by […]