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Second Round of Pre-K Registration Open on May 28-29 and June 2-3

The Jefferson Parish Public School System will hold a second round of Pre-Kindergarten registration on May 28-29 and June 2-3 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. This second registration window for the 2015-2016 school year is for schools where there are still Pre-K openings. Registration will be held at the school you wish to register. Click here […]

Opening Day 2012-13 A Success

The first day of school for students throughout the 80 schools that make up the Jefferson Parish Public School System was an enormous success. Students and parents were all smiles at Hazel Park Elementary School where Acting Superintendent Dr. Meza and Jefferson Parish School Board President Mark Jacobs were on hand to greet them. “It’s a great […]

Two JPPSS Schools Earn TAP Awards

Two Jefferson Parish Public School System schools were acknowledged during the 2011 TAP Summer Institute in Baton Rouge for improved student scores and high quality professional development.  More than 100 schools from across the state attended the conference. Hazel Park Elementary in River Ridge and William Hart Elementary in Gretna were both recognized by the School-Wide Value […]

Four Principals and Eighteen Teachers Honored at Picard Education Excellence Celebration

Four principals and eighteen National Board Certified teachers in the Jefferson Parish Public School System were honored at the Cecil Picard Education Excellence Symposium and Celebration in Baton Rouge. Hazel Park principal Karen Bucher was honored for her work with the Teacher Advancement Program (TAP).   Middleton principal Aretha Williams was honored for work in the […]