COVID-19 updates * 5/22 * Graduation dates

UPDATED MAY 22, 2020 Dr. Howard has updated the plans for high school graduation ceremonies. Click here to read more.   UPDATED MAY 19, 2020 From our superintendent, Dr. April Howard: Good Afternoon JCSS Families and Stakeholders, Jackson County Schools staff, students, and parents have done an amazing job of responding to the current COVID […]

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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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Resources during the COVID-19 closure

Links that may help you navigate the “new normal” … Reach out to your child’s teacher to report problems with instruction, devices, or connectivity – use our staff directory if you need an email address Contact information for nurses, clinic aides, and social workers District-level updates and information (short link: bit.ly/JCSS_COVID-19) School-level websites and social […]

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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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Nutrition support available

  UPDATE APRIL 9 A fourth mobile route adds three more food pickup locations to the 10 previously announced. Beginning Monday, April 13, breakfast and lunch grab-and-go meals will be available on Mondays and Thursdays (with the Monday pickup providing three of each meal and the Thursday pickup providing four of each meal) at the […]

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Graduations now set for July

UPDATE 5/22/2020 from our superintendent, Dr. April Howard: Jackson County High Schools continue their commitment to honor our graduating class of 2020!  As we celebrate what should be the week of graduation through parades and other social distancing efforts, we are still moving forward with plans to honor our graduates this summer.   We appreciate our […]

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Daily summer meals begin Tuesday, May 26

Jackson County School Nutrition Program is pleased to announce Seamless Summer Feeding, where no-cost, grab-and-go meals will be provided for children each day, beginning Tuesday, May 26, the day after Memorial Day. Meals will be available for daily pickup Monday through Friday from 10 am to noon at East Jackson Comprehensive High School. In addition, […]

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JCSS awarded eight wi-fi devices for buses

Internet access soon will be more — well — accessible for students in the Jackson County School System when wi-fi devices donated to the state of Georgia by AT&T are deployed on school buses across the county. Eight of the 448 Wi-Fi Rangers donated will come to JCSS, one of 36 rural school systems chosen […]

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Food pickup locations added

UPDATE — May 19, 2020: Jackson County School Nutrition Program is pleased to announce Seamless Summer Feeding, where no-cost, grab-and-go meals will be provided for children each day, beginning Tuesday, May 26, the day after Memorial Day. Click here to learn more and see the schedule. UPDATE — 2:52 pm May 11, 2020: North Jackson […]

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JCSS featured in Chamber guide

The Jackson County School System is part of the new Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce​’s magazine. This publication, which has a two-year “shelf life,” showcases our county and is a great guide for newcomers and potential residents, business and industry leaders looking to locate in our area, and the general public. JCSS is part […]

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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.   May 11, 2020 This month’s update also includes information on other projects underway and planned across the school system, including those at  Use the arrows […]

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Young GA Author winners named

EJMS student moves on to state YGA competition Thirteen Jackson County School System students will be honored at the May 11 meeting of the Jackson County Board of Education for their excellence in writing, and one is moving on to state competition. While all our building-level Young Georgia Authors contest winners went on to compete […]

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Lice Resource Guide for Parents

Share A Toy, Share A Slide, Share the Feelings Deep Inside, But Never Share A Hat or Comb, or Lice Could Make Your Head Their Home. What are head lice/What is a head louse? Nits (the eggs of the head louse) are small yellowish-white, oval-shaped eggs that are “to the side of a hair shaft […]

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Bids sought for Empower C3

Carroll Daniel Construction Company, construction  manager, invites qualified bidders to submit lump sum bids for bid packages associated with the EMPOWER COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER project located at 1668 Winder Highway, Jefferson, GA 30549. The scope of this project includes renovations to the existing Jackson County High School for conversion to the Empower College & […]

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