E.g., Thursday, December 14, 2017
E.g., Thursday, December 14, 2017

Proposals will go to the school board for approval in January

By Toni Konz Tatman | JCPS CommunicationsLowe Elementary students participate in a music class at the school

Families asked to complete the following steps as soon as possible 

Preview concert set for Thursday night at YPAS

December 12, 2017—Members of the Youth Performing Arts School (YPAS) Percussion Ensemble will head to Chicago next week to perform at The Midwest Clinic, the largest music conference of its kind. The group is the only percussion ensemble from Kentucky to be invited to perform in the clinic’s 71-year history.

Marie Owens McNair has been a JCPS special education teacher for seven years

By Toni Konz Tatman | JCPS Communications

Marie Owens McNair didn’t set out to be a teacher, much less a teacher who works with some of Louisville’s most vulnerable children at the Brooklawn School. 

The event is a joint effort between JCPS and the 15th District Parent Teacher Association

By Toni Konz Tatman | JCPS Communications

Hundreds of families participated in Jefferson County Public Schools' fifth annual Take What You Can Tote clothing giveaway on Saturday. 

Santa will also make an appearance with gifts

WHO:

Cochran Elementary School students

WHAT:

Will be treated to a pancake breakfast to celebrate the holidays (and receive gifts)

WHEN:

Event exposes attendees to coding using problem solving, critical thinking and 21st century skills

WHO:

Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) technology teachers 

WHAT:

He says renewed passion and energy across district have been biggest success story thus far

By Toni Konz Tatman | JCPS Communications 

As he begins his sixth month as acting superintendent of Jefferson County Public Schools, Marty Pollio’s focus remains similar to what it was on his first day.  

Jefferson County Board of Education superintendent search update
December 4, 2017—The Jefferson County Board of Education (JCBE) has received nine applications from candidates interested in serving as the superintendent of the Jefferson County Public School (JCPS) District after an open application process concluded on December 1, 2017.

Fifth graders dressed in character and presented speeches using a first-person monologue

By Toni Konz Tatman | JCPS Communications

The fifth graders at Farmer Elementary School could barely contain themselves on Friday morning, just moments before their Historical Character Museum opened.