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First Day of School Excitement Shines Through the Wet Weather

The wet weather didn’t dampen spirits for the first day of the 2016-17 school year on Thursday, August 11. Watch the video above or click through the photo gallery below for a look at the start of a new school year in the Jefferson Parish Public School System. The photos below were taken as JPPSS […]

Message from the Superintendent: August 2015

I would like to start this month’s message by thanking our many stakeholders for the role they played in an outstanding start to the school year. From standard first week of school concerns, like bus assignments and student enrollment, to issues beyond our control, like the weather, I appreciate your patience, professionalism, and poise during […]

JPS-TV Video: First Day of School Brings Back Memories

There is something special about the first day of school here in the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) and in districts around the nation. JPPSS Superintendent Isaac G. Joseph, board members, and district leaders visited a number of our schools to welcome in the 2015-2016 academic year. This eventful day brought back plenty of […]

Calendar for 2015-16 Earns Approval of School Board

The Jefferson Parish School Board approved the calendar for the 2015-16 school year during the April 9 meeting. The calendar was created with the input of 3,170 Jefferson Parish Public Schools (JPPSS) stakeholders. A calendar survey was completed by 1,586 teachers, 661 staff members, 609 parents, 25 students, as well as 134 teachers and 155 staff […]

JPPSS Celebrates First Day of School

More than 46,000 students returned to school in Jefferson Parish last month. August 9th was the first day of school and parents and students at Bridgedale Elementary were greeted by Superintendent Dr. James Meza, Jr. and school board president Larry Dale. Meza and Dale also visited other schools including Matas Elementary, Harris Middle and East […]