Resources for Parents: Vaping, E-Cigs

Updated Sept. 2, 2019 Vaping and the use of e-cigarettes is a growing trend across the U.S., and some of our high school students heard more about it from Sheriff Janis Mangum of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office on April 15, 2019, shortly before this page was originally posted on the Jackson County School System […]

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HOW TO USE THIS WEBSITE

Welcome to the website for the Jackson County School System and the associated websites for our six elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools. We know this is a big change from our previous efforts, so here are some things to watch for and a roadmap of sorts: Clicking on text in gold […]

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Next Family Math Night Oct. 24

The last Family Math Night of the calendar year is set for Thursday, Oct. 24.  Sponsored by the Jackson County School System and held at the 441 Gordon Street Center in Jefferson, the popular dinner-and-learning-through-games series is in its second year. Free dinner is provided for kindergarten through eighth-grade students and the adults who accompany […]

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RFP: CM Services for EC3

The Board of Education of the Jackson County School System is seeking proposals from qualified construction firms to provide a combination of professional services, including preconstruction services and full construction services, for renovations, modifications and additions for the Empower College & Career Center. Delivery of the services required will begin in January 2020. The construction […]

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JCSS names finalists for Teacher of the Year

The Jackson County School System has named its three finalists for Teacher of the Year honors, and they represent instructors of some of the oldest and youngest students, as well as the arts. Chosen by a panel from among the honorees at each of the district’s 10 schools, they are Jessie Wood, a social studies […]

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Sophomore participates in medical congress

Iris Thao recently represented Jackson County High School and the State of Georgia at the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Boston, Massachusetts. Iris was presented with an Award of Excellence, certifying her successful completion of the congress, which is an academic honors program of New Charter University. The award is earned by participating in […]

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JCCHS junior named to state board

Griffin Cobb, a junior at Jackson County Comprehensive High School, is one of 130 Georgia students named to serve on State School Superintendent Richard Woods’ Student Advisory Council. Throughout the school year, these middle and high school students will meet with Superintendent Woods to discuss the impact of state policies in the classroom. Members of […]

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Tribal celebration with BOE at GSES

Some “sorting” took place when Gum Springs Elementary School hosted the Sept. 9 meeting of the Jackson County Board of Education. Principal Todd Graichen explained that the school organizes its staff and students into six tribes for service, support, and social activities. The groups promote positive behavior and social-emotional learning opportunities that strengthen the sense […]

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New High School: Monthly Digest

Join us here for regular updates on the work to build our new west-side high school. Information provided by our Assistant Superintendent for Operations, Mr. Ted Gilbert. October 1, 2019 Use the arrows in the top left corner of the panel below to scroll through the pages. And click here for the direct link to […]

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Graduation rates up (again!)

Celebrate with us — again — following the release of graduation rates across the state’s 476 high schools and 191 city, county, and state or charter school systems. East Jackson Comprehensive High School notched a 97.4 percent graduation rate, leading all high schools in the county and joining four other schools in a tie for […]

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Bids sought for school construction

Carroll Daniel Construction Company (Construction Manager) invites qualified bidders to submit lump sum bids for Bid Packages associated with the Jackson County High School project located at 2030 Skelton Road, Hoschton, GA 30548. The scope of this project includes, but is not limited to, the new construction of the Jackson County High School. Bids will be […]

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