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Meet the Candidates for JPPSS Superintendent

Six candidates are vying to become the next superintendent of the Jefferson Parish Public School System. You can view a brief introduction video from each candidate by clicking on their picture below. Germain Gilson Isaac Joseph Charles Michel Carolyn Van Norman Sharon Wegner Michelle Blouin-Williams

Message from the Acting Superintendent: March 2015

With the first blooms of the season just around the corner, this time of year offers a wide variety of school-related activities, from spring sports to statewide testing. As many of you know, JPPSS and school districts across our state and country kicked off state testing on March 16. Over the course of the next few weeks, […]

West Jefferson Students Step Out on an Advanced Path through New Blended Learning Program

Students at West Jefferson High School were given an opportunity in November 2014 to participate in a special program to help them further their educational goals. The program, called the AdvancePath Academy, provides students with a blended learning environment that uses tech-assisted coursework and a variety of learning experiences that meet students’ needs. Flexible scheduling, […]

JPPSS Names Students of the Year

Students from Harold Keller Elementary School, J.D. Meisler Middle School, and Thomas Jefferson High School have been named Students of the Year by the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS). The winners are: ·Gayoon Nam, 5th grade, Keller Elementary Daniel Lau, 8th grade, Meisler Middle Tram Nguyen, 12th grade, Thomas Jefferson High The three students […]

JPPSS Supports the National Latino Family Expo

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) had a strong presence during the 2013 National Council of La Raza (NCLR) National Latino Family Expo held in New Orleans July 20-22 at the Morial Convention Center. The free expo is one of the largest events in the country focusing on resources and activities for Latino families. […]