Jefferson Davis Parish Schools

News and Announcements

2015-2016 School Calendar

Click the 2015-2016 School Calendar title to download the school calendar.Please refer to the linked calendar for important dates pertaining to the 2015-2016 school year.

Phone Email Fix

The upgrade to our email system now requires that the domain be identified in the setting of your phone to authenticate and download your emails.
iPhone users can simply add the domain name in their email settings. Android phone users will find the domain option is grayed out. Android users will need to delete the JPD account and reinstall using the instructions provided in the attachment.

Parish employees and students of the year honored at reception.

Jefferson Davis Parish Schools is pleased to honor this years District Principals of the Year, Students of the Year, and Outstanding Support Employees of the Year, along with each of the school's Teacher of the Year Candidates, at a reception at Jennings High School, Thursday night, April 16th, at 4:30 PM. (more)

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Upcoming Events

State Professional Development Day
Date: 10/8/2015
Fair Day Holiday
Date: 10/9/2015
Finance Committee Meeting
Date: 10/13/2015, 5 PM 6 PM
Location: School Board Office
ActiVotes/ActivExpressions Training
Date: 10/15/2015, 3:45 PM 4:45 PM
Location: Tech Center
School Board Meeting
Date: 10/15/2015, 6 PM 7 PM
Location: School Board Office

District Spotlight

Cathy Smith
Elton High School Counselor
Louisiana High School Counselor of the Year

Jefferson Davis Parish is proud to spotlight Cathy Smith, Elton High School Counselor and the Louisiana State High School Counselor of the Year. Cathy was nominated by her principal, Danielle Simien.  In a recent meeting of the Louisiana School Counselor Association, she was named the Louisiana High School Counselor of the Year.
Cathy will represent Louisiana at the next level for the American School Counselor of the Year Award.  State finalists are judged by a select panel on several criteria: creative school counseling innovations, effective counseling programs, leadership skills and contributions to student enhancement.  From the state finalists, five school counselors are chosen as semifinalists and will travel to West Virginia for interviews.  From the five semifinalists, one school counselor will be chosen for the ASCA 2016 School Counselor of the Year.The School Counselor of the Year, along with the four School Counselor of the Year finalists and the semifinalists, will be flown to Washington, D.C., in late January 2015 for the School Counselor of the Year events. State finalists will also attend the 2015 School Counselor of the Year events in Washington D.C.
Congratulations, Cathy on a job well done! ‚Äč