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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 […]

Message from the Superintendent: October 2017

At the heart of a strong community, you’ll find a strong public school system. I’ve always felt that the success of our Parish goes hand in hand with the success of Jefferson Parish Public Schools. Better schools increase property values, attract higher paying jobs, lower crime, and help develop young people ready to contribute as […]

Harahan Elementary Teachers Gain Valuable Student Insight through PLCs

“We are working alongside of each other collaboratively to make sure that all of our students succeed.” – Harahan Elementary teacher Tenisha O’Neal speaks about how Professional Learning Communities benefit children. Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) is an ongoing process in which educators work together to achieve better results for the students they serve. The Jefferson […]

JPPSS Students Share Impact of the Arts for National Arts in Education Week

The Jefferson Parish Public School System and districts around the country celebrated National Arts in Education Week September 10-16. Observed during the second week in September, school systems and organizations use this time to recognized the impact of the arts, including dance, theatre, music, literature, design, media arts, and visual arts. Click on one of […]

JPPSS Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee Announces 2017-18 Meetings

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee (BPAC) has announced its meeting schedule for the 2017-18 school year. Click here to download our flyers, which includes dates and detailed information in English, Arabic, Spanish, and Vietnamese. BPAC will hold its first meeting on Tuesday, September 26. Each meeting will be held from […]

First Readings from September 12, 2017 Regular School Board Meeting

First Reading authored by Mr. Bonura To have the Student Support Department to establish a program of a non-voting student member of the school board, with a member of the Board. First Reading authored by Mr. Bonura To change Policy BBC Standing Committees to: Executive: To take up the business of Finance, Policy, Insurance and […]

Haynes Academy Theatre Department Presents ‘The Wizard of Oz’

The Haynes Academy Theatre Department is preparing to take audiences down the yellow brick road this fall with its student production of The Wizard of Oz. This classic tale takes the East Jefferson High Auditorium stage November 15-19. Matinee performances for school groups will be held twice daily November 15-17. Public performances will take place […]

Ten JPPSS Students Named 2018 National Merit Semifinalists

Ten students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) have been named Semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. “Congratulations to each of these students for being recognized among the very best in the nation,” said JPPSS Superintendent Isaac G. Joseph. “We are proud to have them represent Jefferson Parish and wish them […]