JC Success Stories – new video

The Jackson County School System has introduced a new weekly feature: JC Success Stories! Students, staff, and alumni of the Jackson County School System are living out the JCSS motto — “Student Success through Leadership, Character, and Performance” — and short videos will celebrate the successes they have when they take the lessons learned in […]

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JCSS in the news …

Click here to see what local and regional media outlets are saying about the Jackson County School System. Click here to see the media releases we have submitted from the school district’s central office to local and regional media outlets. Click here for LATEST NEWS, which lists all our posts in chronological order. Looking for […]

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Resources for Parents: Vaping, E-Cigs

Updated December 4, 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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Addenda – RFP: Furniture needed for 3 sites

The Jackson County School System Board of Education is seeking proposals from qualified furniture procurement firms to provide a combination of procurement, installation, and other professional furnishing services for the new Jackson County High School, East Jackson Middle School, and Empower College & Career Center. Addendum 3 was issued Jan. 13, 2020, changing several dates. […]

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New Program of Study posted

The 2020-21 Program of Study is now available. Printed copies will be distributed soon to all our eighth-grade students next week, hot off the press, but you can click here to view, print and/or download the electronic version. Copies will also be available at our high schools for use during advisement and when new students […]

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Student leaders train over break time

Members of the Jackson County Student Leadership teams met Dec. 20 and Jan. 3 — while their peers enjoyed the first and last days of semester break — honing their skills and learning more about one another and collaborative leadership. Click here to see more photos on our district Facebook page.   The curriculum is […]

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New High School: Monthly Digest – Updated

Join us here for regular updates on the work to build our new west-side high school. The information is provided by our Assistant Superintendent for Operations, Mr. Ted Gilbert. January 6, 2020 Use the arrows in the top left corner of the panel below to scroll through the pages. And click here for the direct […]

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ELEMENTARY schools closed Thursday, 12/19

Jackson County’s ELEMENTARY schools will close tomorrow, Thursday, Dec. 19, one day short of the holiday break, because an outbreak of the flu has affected a significant number of students and staff.   MIDDLE and HIGH SCHOOLS will run on the early release schedule previously announced to accommodate end-of-the-semester testing. There has been far less […]

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Scoliosis Screening Program

The Jackson County School System conducts a Scoliosis Screening Program for all sixth- and seventh-graders to identify students with signs of abnormal curvature of the spine. It is known that two to three children out of every 100 may have scoliosis. If this condition is detected early and appropriately treated, progressive spine deformity can usually […]

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Wester named principal at JCCHS

Jason Wester was named principal of Jackson County Comprehensive High School when the Jackson County Board of Education met Dec. 9 at East Jackson Middle School. Mr. Wester has served as interim principal since July 11, 2019, when Dr. Pete Jones left for a position at the Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology, and […]

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Macy Keisler part of GSBA advisory council

Advisory council members make presentation at annual conference Congratulations to Macy Keisler, who spoke to board members, superintendents, legislators, and leaders of other educational organizations today at the 2019 Georgia School Boards Association/Georgia School Superintendents Association annual conference in Atlanta.  Macy, a sophomore at Jackson County Comprehensive High School, is one of just eight students […]

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