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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JCCHS named International Baccalaureate World School

Gathered together for the announcement of Jackson County High School’s formal designation as an International Baccalaureate World School are, from left are, Dr. Michelle Golden, Jackson County’s IB Diploma Programme coordinator, and prospective IB students Meghan Harris, Michael Howard, Brooke Johnson, Tiffany Holly, Lilly Johnson, Emily Kimbrell, Kieran Turner, Collin Davis, Riley Rewis, Anna Gebo, […]

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‘Community Cares’ event educates, entertains

Cars and trucks (and things that go) captivated nearly 300 pre-kindergarten students from all six Jackson County elementary schools Nov. 1 when “Community Cares 4 Pre-K” took place at the site of the former West Jackson Primary School. The children visited with representatives of public health and safety agencies, community organizations, and dozens of local […]

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HVAC renovation bids due Dec. 10

Sealed bids from General Contractors will be received by Jackson County Schools in the board office at 1660 Winder Hwy, Jefferson, GA 30549 until 2:00 p.m. on December 10, 2019, for HVAC renovations at Maysville, West Jackson, and East Jackson elementary schools. Click here for more information.

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RFP clarifications and revisions announced

In response to questions received at the mandatory pre-proposal meeting on October 30, 2019, clarifications and revisions have been made to the original Request for Proposals for Renovations, Modifications and Additions for the Empower College And Career Center. Click here to see the document.

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Media program earns industry recertification

The banners are hanging and it’s official: The Audio and Video Technology and Film programs at East Jackson and Jackson County comprehensive high schools have both earned industry recertification. The milestone was recognized with the presentation of the banners to Traci Smith, who leads the program at EJCHS; Denise Wilbanks, the teacher leader at JCCHS; […]

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Pathway ‘completers’ have higher graduation rates

Both East Jackson and Jackson County comprehensive high schools have topped the state’s graduation rate for students involved in pathways for world languages; fine arts; advanced academics; and career, technical, and agricultural education programs with perfect and near-perfect scores.  For the Class of 2019, EJCHS notched 100% graduation rates for students completing world languages, fine […]

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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. November 4, 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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Morris wins GaDOE’s NEXUS Award

If you look up the word NEXUS in the dictionary – defined as “connection or link; center or focus” – you might just find a picture of Dr. Debra Morris, director of school nutrition for the Jackson County School System. She is one of just three state-wide Nexus Awards winners announced Oct. 24 by the […]

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Request for Proposals: VOIP

The Jackson County School System has issued a request for proposals for district-wide VOIP replacement. Written questions are due from bidders by 5 p.m. Nov. 15, 2019. Bids are due by 5 p.m. Dec. 6, 2019. Click here to see the full announcement.

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