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International Baccalaureate Program Orientation Meeting Set for February 24

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) is inviting parents of 8th and 9th grade students to learn more about the district’s International Baccalaureate Program. An orientation meeting will be held at John Ehret High School on Wednesday, February 24 from 6–7 p.m. in room 200. The doors open at 5:45 p.m. The International Baccalaureate curriculum prepares […]

JPPSS Career Education Program Jump Starts Options After High School

In its ongoing mission to prepare students for life after high school, the Jefferson Parish Public School System offers a wide range of programs. One of its most successful is Career and Technical Education. Students get hands-on experience in a wide-range of fields: medical, publishing, automotive, graphic design, industrial, and more. Watch the video above […]

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 […]

A Day in Pictures: Ehret Visits Superdome for Class 5A Championship

The Ehret High School football team celebrated the thirtieth year since its last trip to the state title game with a return trip to the LHSAA Class 5A state championship. The Patriots played head-to-head with Mandeville for much of the game before eventually losing to a very talented team. Ehret still has plenty to be […]

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.

Ehret High Playing for Class 5A Crown on December 12 at the Superdome

John Ehret High will celebrate the thirtieth year since its last state title with a chance to repeat history. The Patriots defeated Mandeville High 7-6 Friday night in the LHSAA Class 5A state semi-finals. Ehret plays Zachary in the Class 5A championship game on Saturday, December 12 at 7 p.m. in the Mercedez-Benz Superdome. Ehret (12-2) is seeded […]

JPPSS Students Deliver Meals, Well-Wishes Door-to-Door on Thanksgiving

A number of student from the Jefferson Parish Public School System volunteered part of their Thanksgiving to make the holiday more enjoyable for community members. Key Club members from West Jefferson High, Thomas Jefferson High, Helen Cox High, Fisher Middle-High, and Ehret High were among the more than 50 volunteers who participated in a Thanksgiving […]

Tickets Now Available for Ehret High’s Class 5A State Semi-final Game vs. Mandeville

Come cheer on the John Ehret High School Patriots as they take on the Mandeville High School Skippers in the LHSAA football semi-finals! The game will be played on Friday, December 4, 2015, 7 p.m. at Hoss Memtsas Stadium, 2200 8th Street in Harvey. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Ehret, 4300 Patriot Street […]

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 […]

Ehret High International Baccalaureate Program Orientation Meeting Set for April 9

John Ehret High is inviting parents of 8th and 9th grade students to learn more about the school’s International Baccalaureate program. An orientation meeting will be held at the school on Thursday, April 9 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. in room 200. The doors open at 6:15 p.m. The International Baccalaureate curriculum prepares students for […]