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All JPPSS Students Can Wear Shorts Until October 6

All students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System can wear shorts to school through the beginning of October thanks to a vote during Tuesday night’s board meeting. The Jefferson Parish School Board approved an agenda item that alters the uniform policy for students in grades 6-12. Middle and high school students can wear knee-length […]

Kindergarten Students Switch to Purple Uniform Shirts Starting in 2017-18

The Jefferson Parish School Board approved a new policy that will impact all of the district’s kindergarten students starting next school year. Jefferson Parish Public School System kindergarten students will wear purple uniform shirts, regardless of their school’s color, beginning in 2017-18. This change will help school staff better identify kindergarten students and support the […]

Students in Grades 6-12 May Wear Shorts from Aug. 11 until Sept. 30

The Jefferson Parish Public School System’s uniform policy has been altered to allow students in grades 6-12 to wear shorts. The Jefferson Parish School Board voted unanimously to the change during the August meeting. Students in grades 6-12 may wear knee-length shorts that are the color of their school uniform pants. Shorts may not be […]