We are hiring!

Our partner ESS is now hiring Substitute Teachers, Paraprofessionals, and Custodians for the 2019-2020 school year. Apply today at ESS.com/jobs. Orientations are being scheduled for this summer, 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 […]

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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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HOW TO USE THIS WEBSITE

Welcome to the new 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 […]

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Jenica Johnson named NJES principal

Jenica Johnson was named principal at North Jackson Elementary School when the Jackson County Board of Education met Monday night, June 10, 2019. “She was selected among four excellent candidates, and she is going to serve with passion and commitment,” said Dr. April Howard, JCSS superintendent. Ms. Johnson most recently served as Principal at Lavonia […]

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Preconstruction, construction services sought

June 12, 2019 — The Board of Education of the Jackson County School System (Owner) is seeking proposals from qualified construction firms to provide a combination of professional services, including preconstruction services and full construction services, for a new High School for the West Side Community. The services required will commence in the summer of […]

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EJCHS earns National Beta title

The Eagles are soaring, snaring national recognition and a brand-new award for community service. East Jackson Comprehensive High School earned the National Beta Club 2019 Hall of Fame Service Award, the only high school among the organization’s national and international chapters to earn the distinction in the award’s inaugural year. National Beta is an 85-year-old […]

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Authors honored by BOE

A lucky 13 winners of the Young Georgia Authors competition were honored May 13 by the Jackson County Board of Education. They were joined by family and friends in the Jackson County Comprehensive High School auditorium for the recognition. “We are extremely proud of our district-level winners this year,” said Amy Godfrey, JCSS literacy curriculum specialist, who […]

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Free summer meals start June 3

Children 18 years old and younger can enjoy free meals beginning Monday, June 3, and continuing through Friday, July 26, at eight locations across Jackson County. Meals from a federally-funded initiative, administered by the Jackson County School System’s school nutrition program, will be served onboard school buses at stops in the Maysville, Commerce, and Nicholson […]

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Retirees honored by BOE

We honored more than two dozen retirees at the May 2019 meeting of our Board of Education, and 22 staffers and their families, friends, and co-workers were on hand for the celebration. The 10-page PDF file embedded below reflects the remarks made by Dr. Selena Blankenship, Jackson County School System’s human resources director, at the […]

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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 … May 23, 2019 April 29, 2019

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JCCHS sophomore to study in Italy

CIAO!, the Center for Introduction to Architecture Overseas, has awarded its first scholarship to Javier Alvarez-Alvarado, a Jackson County Comprehensive High School sophomore who recently earned first place in the American Institute of Architects Atlanta High School Design Competition. The decision by the board of the Center for Sustainable Urbanism, which awards the scholarship, was […]

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Howard’s Highlights – May 2019

As we begin the last week of the 2018-2019 school year, I want to say a very special thank you to all our stakeholders for their hard work and dedication to the students, families, and community of Jackson County. Whether you are a parent of a kindergartner or a senior, whether you are a teacher who has been with us […]

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