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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Resources for Parents: Vaping, E-Cigs

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. Learning that one JUUL pod or cartridge delivers the same addictive nicotine as an entire pack of cigarettes […]

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Infinite Campus – help is here!

Looking for help with your Infinite Campus access — or wondering what it’s all about?  Click here for a short YouTube video that explains the features and benefits of Infinite Campus, our student information management system. If you have not yet registered for the site, click here for the steps to activate your account. If you are […]

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Family Math Nights kick off Aug. 22

Based on the “amazing” success of Family Math Nights last year, the Jackson County School System has announced plans to continue the events for 2019-20. The first session, set for 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 22, at the school system’s 441 Gordon Street Center in Jefferson, will focus on “Number Sense for Everyone,” and Zaxby’s […]

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BIDS SOUGHT: New High School

Carroll Daniel Construction Company (Construction Manager) invites qualified bidders to submit lump sum bids for Bid Packages associated with the NEW WEST JACKSON 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 NEW WEST JACKSON HIGH SCHOOL. Bids […]

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Empower’s new leader is on the job in Jackson County

One of the Jackson County School System’s newest leaders was helping greet students and parents Friday, even though his own building won’t be open until 2021. John Uesseler, named CEO of the Empower College & Career Center in April, officially started work July 1, and he is already immersed in planning that will transform the […]

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‘Excellence’ awards continue in new year

The Jackson County School System will continue to honor its “unsung heroes” with Excellence in Service awards in the 2019-20 school year. Community members, parents, students, and staff are invited to submit nominations for recognition at monthly meetings of the Board of Education. “Honorees are those who go above and beyond to further our district […]

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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 … July 31, 2019 Use the arrows in the top left corner of the panel below to scroll to the second page for pictures. June 30, 2019 […]

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Open Houses Wednesday – classes start Friday!

Open houses at our schools are set for WEDNESDAY, July 31! Staff members, including bus drivers and cafeteria workers, will be on hand to answer questions and help everyone get ready for the first day of classes on FRIDAY, August 2. * WJES will welcome students and families between 10 am-12 pm or between 2-4 […]

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We are hiring!

Our partner ESS is now hiring Substitute Teachers and other support staff for the 2019-2020 school year. Apply today at ESS.com/jobs. Orientations are being scheduled, but only after you complete an online application. Come join us — the program offers weekly pay, an employee discount program, ongoing support, incentives, AND competitive benefits. One of the […]

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Construction Management Services sought

Addendum No. 1 – posted July 23, 2019 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SERVICES CM@RISK JACKSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT RENOVATIONS, MODIFICATIONS AND ADDITIONS TO EAST JACKSON MIDDLE SCHOOL, 1880 HOODS MILL ROAD, COMMERCE, GA 30529 JUNE 25, 2019 — The Board of Education of the Jackson County School System (Owner) is seeking proposals from qualified […]

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