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Ponchatoula Jr. High School


At Ponchatoula Junior High School, our students, parents, school, and community are working together to provide diverse educational opportunities and curricular experiences to ensure a smooth transition to high school and beyond. Together, we make PJHS "A GREAT PLACE TO BE!"

onchatoula Jr. High School

School News

Soft Start August 11th & 12th

August 11 Students whose Last Names begin with A-K

August 12 Students whose Last Names begin with L-Z

August 13- All Students

Students will be directed from carpool and busses to classrooms and teachers will direct students throughout the day. Students will not be marked tardy between classes. If you can not make it to Meet & Greet, have no fear. There will be plenty of friendly faces and signs to guide your student the first week of school (and beyond!).  

Meet & Greet: August 10th 1:00-3:00pm

Students may check OnCourse for their class schedule and visit those classrooms & teachers at Meet & Greet. Teachers will be in the hallways to help direct traffic. Parents may pay supply fee and informational handouts will be available for school clubs & teams. School supplies are for student backpacks and should not be brought. If your student is new to TPSS and does not have an OnCourse login, the office will assist you in getting his/ her schedule. 

Substitute Job Fair

ESS is hiring substitute teachers and support staff to work in Tangipahoa Parish School System. As the nation's largest education personnel and management company, ESS provides qualified candidates like you a fulfilling career in education and the opportunity to support schools in your local community.

Back to School - Are you Ready?

Tangischools has a Family Toolkit which was built specifically to help you with all of your Back-to-School needs!

SLEEVESUP Vaccination Event

The Louisiana Department of Health-Office of Public Health, along with LANG, will host a COVID-19 Back to School Community Vaccination Event.

P-EBT Parent Portal - FAQs

If you have questions regarding your child's P-EBT benefits, you may find the FAQ section of the Parent Portal a useful place to find answers. Visit the Dept. Of Children & Family Services online for more information.

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