E.g., Saturday, June 22, 2019
E.g., Saturday, June 22, 2019

He will begin his new role on July 1 

By Toni Konz Tatman | JCPS Communications 

Dustin Whitis has been named the new principal of Breckinridge-Franklin Elementary School.

Kaufmann teaches English to high school students 

By Toni Konz Tatman | JCPS Communications

An English teacher from the Marion C. Moore School was named Kentucky's 2020 High School Teacher of the Year during a ceremony in Frankfort on Monday.

Event provides free shirts, pants, dresses and more for women

May 15, 2019—The 15th District Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Clothing Assistance Program (CAP), in conjunction with Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS), invites community women to an upcoming “Unsale,” a special one-day clothing giveaway event on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., at the Clothing Assistance Program (319 S. 15th Street).

Camps give students opportunities to learn photography, robotics and more

May 13, 2019—Incoming third through fifth graders in Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) will have an opportunity over summer break to learn fun and challenging activities while strengthening their reading skills during the district’s annual “Literacy &” camps. For the first time, the district is also offering a camp that will incorporate math skills called “Numeracy & Entrepreneurship.”

Allison Tu is a senior at duPont Manual High School

A Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) student has been named one of America’s top ten youth volunteers by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of community service. 

Allison Tu, a senior at duPont Manual High School, earned the award for a youth-driven initiative she launched to raise awareness about student mental health issues and find ways to combat the high rates of depression, anxiety and suicide among young people in Kentucky. 

Educators from across the country visit JCPS to see technology initiative in action

Educators from across the country are visiting Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) this week to get a firsthand look at how technology and the Verizon Innovative Learning schools initiative are helping students build the skills they’ll need to become tomorrow’s innovators, and succeed in a digital world.

She will begin her new role on May 13 

By Toni Konz Tatman | JCPS Communications 

Dr. De'Nay Speaks was named the new principal of Cochran Elementary School on Tuesday, May 7.

Students were honored for excelling in and out of the classroom 

Survey open until June 7

Families play an important role in the school success of children. There are many ways that you can get involved and support your child’s learning. Whether you attend parent meetings, volunteer in your child’s classroom, help with homework, read with your child at home each night, or encourage your child to do his or her best, you are helping your child do well in school.