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JPPSS Finance Department Uses its Annual Report to Showcase Student Artwork

One of the many talented students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) will soon have her work seen by leaders in the district and from across the state. East Jefferson High freshman Tailee Melara is the winner of the annual JPPSS Finance Department art contest. Melara’s artwork will appear on the cover of the school […]

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 […]

East Jefferson High Students, Faculty Hold Food Drive for Flood Victims

The East Jefferson High School family recently came together to help their neighbors. East Jefferson High faculty and students collected food items for the St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, and Washington Parish flood victims. The Warriors collected hundreds of items to help replenish the Covington Food Bank. If anyone would like to donate additional items, please contact Melody […]

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 […]

East Jefferson High will Reopen on Wednesday, November 11, 2015

East Jefferson High School will reopen on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. Students and staff should arrive at their appointed time. Power will be supplied to the school through generators that are located at the rear of the campus. Because of the scope of the work, we anticipate that repairs will be completed by the end […]

AdvancED Awards JPPSS for Latest Chapter in Long History of Accreditation

An international education accreditation organization celebrated the accomplishments of Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) teachers, students, and staff at the October meeting of the Jefferson Parish School Board (JPSB). AdvancED Louisiana Director Ray Poplus presented the board with a plaque commemorating JPPSS on the accreditation the system was awarded in June. The largest community […]

Watch the 2015 High School Graduations on JPS-TV or Purchase Your Own DVD

Family members, teachers, and JPPSS students who are part of the Class of 2015 can relive a very special moment when JPS-TV airs this school year’s high school graduation ceremonies. The station can be seen on Cox cable channel 8 and AT&T U-verse channel 99. The airing times for each of the high school graduation […]

Dolhonde Duo Successful at Jefferson Parish, State Fitness Meets

  An unprecedented showing in Jefferson Parish’s annual Bee Fit Fitness Meet earned two Ella Dolhonde Elementary students a trip to Baton Rouge. Dolhonde fifth graders Keith Cotton and Rachel Pizzolato both won the all-around competition in the Jefferson Parish meet at East Jefferson High on April 11. It marked the first time both winners […]

Two JPPSS Students Pen Award Winning Essays in Senator Morrell’s Holiday Contest

Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) students swept the high school categories in a recent essay contest that stretched across multiple parishes. Jefferson Chamber Foundation Academy freshman Jahmaal Mason and East Jefferson High junior Caitlan Oeberst won their categories in Louisiana State Senator JP Morrell’s holiday essay contest. “I would like to congratulate all of the students who […]

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 2015 Mardi Gras parades. Don’t see […]