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Superintendent's Advisory Councils
SJP School System is excited to announce the development of the Superintendent’s Advisory Councils. This diverse group of students, parents, and teachers will provide viewpoints on various aspects of the educational system. The goal is to provide a platform for all stakeholders to work together so that all SJP students can achieve the highest level of academic success.
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First View App
First View
Did you know you can track your child(ren) bus in real time? The First View Bus Monitoring App gives you accurate and quick information that allows parents to track buses in near real-time using GPS technology.
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Mr. Kimball First Day
First Visit
Today is Superintendent Chris Kimball’s first official day in St. James Parish Schools and he hit the ground running. Mr. Kimball met with his central office staff and principals. He also visited the west bank campuses to begin meeting faculty and staff. While there, Mr. Kimball celebrated Read Across America Week with some students by partaking in story time with a few classes.
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Partners in Education
Partners in Education
St. James Parish Schools would like to thank Koch Methanol St. James and Apache Industrial Services for being our partners in education. Superintendent Chris Kimball and Anne Detillier (Administrative Director of Curriculum) met with Koch and Apache yesterday to discuss its partnership with SJP Schools and to celebrate its safety milestones. Both companies are an essential part of student leadership and growth at the College and Career Center.
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Early Childhood Network Enrollment
Open enrollment into the St. James Parish Early Childhood Network has begun for the 2023-2024 school year. The Early Childhood Network consists of
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St. James Parish School Board Selects Chris Kimball as the Next Superintendent
On Tuesday, January 31, 2023, the St. James Parish School Board voted for Chris M. Kimball as the district’s new superintendent. Kimball replaces Kelly Cook, who has been serving as interim superintendent since February 2022 following the retirement of Dr. P. Edward Canciennce. Mr. Kimball currently serves as the Executive Director of Secondary Schools
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Black History 2023
Celebrate, Motivate, Inspire: Black History 2023
February is recognized is National Black History Month. Many are remembered for their accomplishments; not only nationally but locally. There are many people today who continue to motivate and inspire. In an effort to recognize those individuals, St. James Parish Schools will host a Black History Month contest entitled, “Celebrate, Motivate, Inspire.”
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District Performance Letter Grade Announced
St. James Parish School System is pleased to announce the 2021-2022 District's Performance Letter Grade is a B. There was a 4 point increase in the District’s Performance Score from last year’s score.
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C3 Cradle to Career
Cradle to Career Day
St. James Parish Schools hosted Dr. Cade Brumley, Louisiana State Superintendent, along with other officials for its From Cradle to Career Education Day at the College and Career Center. Dr. Brumley and other guests had the opportunity to tour the C3
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St. James Parish Magnet Program Seats Available
The St. James Parish Academic, Visual, and Performing Arts Magnet Program has open seats available for the 2022-2023 school year.
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Sixth Ward Elementary Honored Nationally
Congratulations to Sixth Ward Elementary School on receiving a National Distinction Award for their Capturing Kids Hearts program. Capturing Kids Hearts is a program that develops social and emotional learning of a school campus. It is a transformational, intentional, relational, and student-centered program. Sixth Ward Elementary School is 1 of 11 schools in the State of Louisiana with this national distinction. Way to go SWES Tigers!!
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P-EBT Benefits for Eligible Students
Louisiana received federal approval to issue P-EBT Benefits for the Summer of 2022.
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Lunch at no charge
FREE Breakfast and Lunch
St. James Parish School Board today announced an amendment to its policy for serving meals to students under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs for the 2022‐2023 school year. All students will be served lunch and breakfast at NO CHARGE at ALL SCHOOL sites.
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School Info App
We have experienced issues with our district and school websites. However, St. James Parish Schools want you to know that “There’s an App for That”!!!!
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