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JPSB Salary/Human Resources & Finance Committee Meetings: May 8, 2017

The Jefferson Parish School Board will hold  Salary/Human Resources Committee and Finance Committee meetings on Monday, May 8, 2017. The Salary/Human Resources Committee meeting will be held at 10 a.m. at the Paul Emenes Building at 822 S. Clearview Pkwy in Elmwood. The Finance Committee meeting will be held at 2 p.m. at the JPPSS […]

First Readings from January 12, 2016 Jefferson Parish School Board Meeting

First Reading authored by Ms. Bourgeois Whereas the state of Louisiana has established two new diploma pathways TOPS University diploma and TOPS TECH Jump Start Career diploma and phasing out three diploma pathways, LaCore 4, Basic and Career diplomas. I request that we fully fund and staff our Career/Tech department and before our June regular […]

Teacher-Student Bond Enhances Classroom Libraries for Two JPPSS Schools

The relationship between teacher and student led to thousands of books being added to the libraries of two schools in the Jefferson Parish Public School System. Katy Graves is the current Superintendent of Schools for the Sag Harbor Union Free School District in New York. One of Graves’ former middle school students is current Theodore […]

JPPSS Announces a New Way to Follow School Board Meetings

The Jefferson Parish School Board (JPSB) is using a new online system to keep Jefferson Parish Public Schools (JPPSS) employees and the public informed about meetings. JPSB meetings will now be supported using BoardDocs. The public can get information on upcoming meetings, follow along with meetings as they happen, or search through archives of past […]

School Board Honors T.H. Harris Middle Boxing Champion

The Jefferson Parish School Board recognized T.H. Harris Middle School student Alexis Lavarine at their September 2 meeting. An honor student in the classroom, Lavarine won the 13 and 14 year old division of the Ringside World Championship Boxing Tournament. She also holds six belts. Lavarine’s parents, David and Carla, are both Jefferson Parish Public […]