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View the West Bank Attendance Zone Changes to be Proposed at the Public Hearing on January 19

The Jefferson Parish School Board will hold a public hearing during its meeting on Thursday, January 19, 2017. The hearing will be to discuss proposed attendance zone changes for Miller Wall Elementary, C.T. Janet Elementary, Pittman Elementary, Truman Middle, Worley Middle, Allen Ellender School, Estelle School, Marrero Middle, and Gretna Middle. The proposed attendance zone […]

Videos, Photos Now Available for JPPSS “A” Breakfast of Champions

Over 1,600 students were 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 students and […]

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 […]

AdvancED Awards JPPSS for Latest Chapter in Long History of Accreditation

An international education accreditation organization celebrated the accomplishments of Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) teachers, students, and staff at the October meeting of the Jefferson Parish School Board (JPSB). AdvancED Louisiana Director Ray Poplus presented the board with a plaque commemorating JPPSS on the accreditation the system was awarded in June. The largest community […]

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 2015 Mardi Gras parades. Don’t see […]

Technology Brings a Smile to Special Needs Students

Students at Marrero Middle School who have autism were all smiles recently as they discovered the wonders of technology. Principal Christina Conforto said that the school wrote a proposal to receive iPads from the district, specifically to be used by the school’s autistic students. When the devices were awarded to Marrero Middle, the school celebrated […]

JPPSS Schools Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

It’s Carnival time and Jefferson Parish Public School System bands are participating in several parades. Our talented students and their band directors deserve a big thank you for getting parade-goers in the Mardi Gras spirit. The following is a list of schools and parades: Adams Middle – Driftwood Bonnabel High – Carrollton, Excalibur, Le Krewe d’Etat, […]

Upcoming JPPSS Holiday Events

Join JPPSS in celebrating the holiday season with our talented students! Please see below for a listing of our upcoming holiday events. Wednesday, December 12 School: Thomas Jefferson (Gretna) Event: Holiday Performance Time: 10:55 a.m. School: Henry Ford (Avondale) Event: Annual Winter Concert by the Henry Ford Concert Band, Dance and Cheerleader’s teams Location: School […]

Jefferson Public Schools Announce Student of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System selected three students as Student of the Year and all were recognized by Superintendent Dr. Diane Roussel for their “excellent school efforts and their volunteer work in the community.” Metairie Academy fifth grader Injee Hong, Marrero Middle School eighth grader Ricky Tran, and Taylor Academy senior Nhu Ngoc Pham […]