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First Readings from August 16, 2017 School Board Meeting

First Reading authored by Cedric Floyd Move, that the Board retains Byron LeBlanc, LeBlanc and Schuster, to provide Public Relations and Design Services related to Voter Education concerning the Pay Raise Millage scheduled to be on the ballot for November 18, 2017 for the amount of $______________. First Reading authored by Cedric Floyd Move that […]

JPSB Special Session Meeting: Wednesday, August 16, 2017

The Jefferson Parish School Board will meet in Special Session on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 10:30 a.m., in the Board Room of the JPPSS Administration Building, 501 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, LA 70058. The board will interview candidates for the District III seat and select an interim candidate. Click this link to view the agenda. Most […]

JPPSS Teacher and Employee Raises Placed on the Nov. 18 Ballot

The Jefferson Parish School Board approved an action during its meeting on August 8 that will place teacher and employee raises on the November 18 ballot. Jefferson Parish citizens will vote on an 8.45 mill property tax to provide the pay raises. If approved by voters, all certified teachers in JPPSS would receive an annual […]

All JPPSS Students Can Wear Shorts Until October 6

All students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System can wear shorts to school through the beginning of October thanks to a vote during Tuesday night’s board meeting. The Jefferson Parish School Board approved an agenda item that alters the uniform policy for students in grades 6-12. Middle and high school students can wear knee-length […]

2018-19 Advanced Study Academies Application Window Closes Friday, October 20 at Noon

The Jefferson Parish Public School System has announced dates for its first 2018-19 Advanced Study Academies application period. Parents who are interested in having their child attend an ASA next school year can apply September 25 until October 20, 2017 at noon. Applications can be downloaded at this link. In addition to being available at […]

First Day of School is Thursday, August 10 for Students in Grades 1-12

The first day of school for students in grades 1-12 in the Jefferson Parish Public School System is Thursday, August 10. Students in pre-kindergarten and kindergarten will start on either August 15 or 16. This date varies by school. If you have school-related questions, please contact your school office. Click here to find contact information […]

Transportation Hotline Available to Parents August 7-18

The Jefferson Parish Public School System has opened a special call center to serve parents who have questions about bus transportation for the upcoming school year. The JPPSS Transportation Call Center will be available August 7-18 at 504-349-8999. The center will take calls Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Each school in […]

Understand Your Child’s LEAP Scores with the State’s Parent Guide

On August 30, students who were in grades 3-8 during the 2016-17 school year received their LEAP student reports. These reports include an overall student assessment performance, a breakdown of student performance on specific skills, and a comparison of how your student’s performance relates to other students in the school, district, and state. The Louisiana Department […]

JPSB Regular Session Meeting: August 8, 2017

The Jefferson Parish School Board will hold its regular August meeting on Tuesday, August 8. The meeting will take place at 6 p.m. in the board room of the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. The agenda can be viewed at this link.

Services for Ray St. Pierre Scheduled for Saturday, August 5

The Jefferson Parish Public School System family is deeply saddened by the loss of veteran educator and school board member Ray St. Pierre. Visitation will be Saturday, August 5 beginning at 9 a.m. at Mothe Funeral Home (7040 Lapalco Blvd., Marrero, LA). The service will begin at 1:30 p.m. Following the service, the funeral procession […]