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New JP Schools Leadership Pipeline Develops Future Principals

Jefferson Parish Public Schools has launched a new program aimed at developing a deeper pool of leaders from within the district. Operation: LEAD is an aspiring leaders cohort for current JPPSS educators interested in becoming principals. It was created to build stronger leader pipelines for employees and to give the district a deeper bench of […]

John Ehret High Junior Wins Annual Finance Department Art Contest

One of the many talented students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) will soon have her work seen by leaders in the district and from across the state. John Ehret High junior Liyah Wilson is the winner of the annual Jefferson Parish Public School System Finance Department art contest. Wilson’s artwork will appear on […]

Four JPPSS Schools Win Rau for Art Teacher Assistant Fund Grants

Four Jefferson Parish Public School System art programs are about to get an added boost thanks to the Rau for Art Foundation. Fisher Middle-High, Higgins High, John Ehret High, and Thomas Jefferson High have all been named winners of the 2018-19 Rau for Art Teacher’s Assistance Fund grants. These grants give high school art educators […]

Watch Our Newest JPPSS Student of the Year Videos

The Jefferson Parish Public School System named its district winners for the Louisiana Department of Education’s Student of the Year earlier this year. Learn what makes them so deserving by watching the videos below.

Watch Our Newest JPPSS Teacher of the Year Videos

The Jefferson Parish Public School System named its district winners for the Louisiana Department of Education’s Teacher of the Year earlier this year. Learn what makes them so deserving by watching the videos below.

Ehret High Senior Donte Starks Named All-American

The American Family Insurance Selection Tour for the 2019 Under Armour All-America High School Football Game visited John Ehret High on Thursday, Oct. 18 to formally present senior Donte Starks with an honorary game jersey commemorating his selection to the 2019 Under Armour All-America Game presented by American Family Insurance. Starks is a senior outside linebacker […]

JPPSS Graduation Schedule for Class of 2018

Graduations for the Class of 2018 in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will take place May 12-23. Please see the list below for graduation dates for all our high schools. If you have questions, please contact your school. You can get contact information for all schools at this link. Eight JPPSS high schools will […]

Rau for Art Foundation Awards Scholarships to Two JPPSS Students

Jefferson Parish Public School System students comprised half of the finalists and two-thirds of the winners in the annual Rau for Art Foundation’s scholarship competition. John Ehret High’s Prince Bradley earned a $3,000 scholarship by finishing in second place with his piece titled “Diversity of Man.” Thomas Jefferson High’s Georgia Smith earned a $1,500 scholarship […]

JPPSS Students Shine at First Ever Candidate Forum

Jefferson Parish Sheriff candidates John Fortunato and Joe Lopinto were the ones on stage, but the students were the stars of the first ever candidate forum in the Jefferson Parish Public School System. High school students from across the district packed the JPPSS Administration Building Boardroom for The Students’ Candidate Forum. This student-led event was […]

Breakfast of Champions Student Photos and Videos Available Online

Around 2,000 students are being honored at the Jefferson Parish Public School System’s annual Superintendent’s “A” Breakfast of Champions. The events recognize outstanding academic accomplishments for students who have earned an “A” in each course taken and no lower than a “B” in honor courses taken during the first and second nine-weeks marking periods. Those […]