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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 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 […]

New Orleans Style Art Houses

The art classes at East Jefferson High School became involved with New Orleans Style Art Houses. In order to ensure that the art class crosses the curriculum, teacher Renee Borne incorporated the history, and architecture of New Orleans. Students selected a style and built their houses using recycled materials.

JPPSS Students Commit to Colleges on Signing Day 2014

Congratulations to the following students who signed letters of commitment to the following colleges: West Jefferson High School athletes Diamond Washington will attend Texas Southern University for Track and Field Halie Matthews will attend University of New Orleans for Basketball Chavin Gougis will attend Arkansas Baptist for Football Miguel Harris will attend Delta State University […]

East Jefferson High School Makes History with State Championship Win

The 2013 East Jefferson Warrior football team has made school history by being the first team to win the Class 4A state championship game of the Louisiana High School Athletic Association State Farm Prep Classic on Saturday, December 14. The school bested the Karr Cougars, the defending champions, winning 38-28. The team, under the coaching […]