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Where You’ll Find JPPSS Students Marching This Mardi Gras Season

The students of the Jefferson Parish Public School System will do more than simply celebrate along the parade routes during Carnival season. Many of our school’s performance groups will take center stage participating in parades all over our area. This schedule highlights where our student groups will be during the 2017 Mardi Gras parades. Saturday, February 4 […]

Record number of JPPSS Students Awarded Full Tuition College Scholarships through The Posse Foundation

Fifteen students from the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) have been awarded four-year, full tuition scholarships from The Posse Foundation, including students from Bonnabel Magnet Academy High, Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies, Helen Cox High, John Ehret High, L.W. Higgins High, Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy, Riverdale High, Thomas Jefferson High, and […]

Bonnabel Magnet Academy, Ruppel Academy Named JPPSS October Campuses of the Month

Congratulations to the staff members at Bonnabel Magnet Academy High and Ruppel Academy for being recognized as October 2016 JPPSS Campus of the Month. Bonnabel Magnet Academy High won the honor for the Eastbank. Ruppel Academy was honored for the Westbank. Each month a committee of five will select an Eastbank and Westbank school and showcase a selected campus […]

Order a Class of 2016 graduation DVD, watch online, or see the JPS-TV replay

The Jefferson Parish Public School System television station offers more ways than ever to relive the commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2016. As always, DVDs can be ordered of each ceremony and each graduation will be cablecast on JPS-TV (Comcast Cable channel 8 or AT&T U-verse channel 99). Each of the graduation ceremonies are […]

Bonnabel Magnet Academy dedicates garden to memorialize a member of the Bruin family

Bonnabel Magnet Academy High held a special ceremony recently to dedicate an on campus garden to deceased student Jorion White. “The garden is a means to keep Jorion in the memory of her classmates,” Bonnabel High principal Dawn Kalb said during a dedication ceremony that was attended by the school’s junior class, members of Jorion’s […]

Bonnabel Magnet Academy Features Career-Technical Program to Believe In

Bonnabel Magnet Academy High is home to a career-technical program that allows its students to earn industry certifications and even step into high-skilled jobs after graduation. Listen to students and teachers as they tell you about the benefits and success stories of this remarkable program.

Bonnabel High Presented Silver Award from Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Bonnabel High School earned national recognition for the work it’s doing to develop well rounded students. The Alliance for a Healthier Generation presented the school with the Silver Award. Watch the presentation to learn more.

JPPSS Announces its Elementary, Middle, and High School Teachers of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) named its district winners for the Louisiana Department of Education’s 2017 Teacher of the Year. Metairie Academy’s Arlene “Cookie” Malloy, Harris Middle’s Suzanne Nugent, and Bonnabel Magnet Academy’s Torey Hayward each received this prestigious honor. The three JPPSS educators are now eligible to become 2017 Louisiana Teacher of the […]

Where You’ll Find JPPSS Students Marching this Mardi Gras Season

The students of the Jefferson Parish Public School System will do more than simply celebrate along the parade routes during Carnival season. Many of our school’s performance groups will take center stage participating in parades all over our area. This schedule highlights where our student groups will be during the 2016 Mardi Gras parades. Don’t see […]

Growing Our Own: Many JPPSS Leaders Began their Careers as Paraprofessionals

From teachers…to principals…to district administrators, the Jefferson Parish Public School System is filled with leaders who began their careers as educational paraprofessionals. Meet some of these remarkable educators, as they share the story of how they grew through JPPSS.