USING 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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Two-hour weather delay Tuesday, Dec. 11

The Jackson County School System will delay the start of classes Tuesday for 2 hours, based on weather reports for our area. Buses will run 2 hours later than their normal schedules; schools will open their doors and begin classes 2 hours later than normal.   IF MORNING CONDITIONS CHANGE, the delay MAY BE EXTENDED […]

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‘Outstanding coach’ to lead Panthers

Veteran southeast Georgia football coach Rich McWhorter will lead the Jackson County Comprehensive High School Panthers, joining the school staff next month. JCCHS athletic director Brad Hayes made the announcement Thursday evening after a meeting of the Jackson County Board of Education.  Coach McWhorter joins the Panthers after serving as head coach at Charlton County […]

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Empower Center wins $3M grant!

  December 6, 2018 — The Empower College & Career Center was awarded a $3 million grant from the Technical College System of Georgia when the TCSG board met today in Atlanta. EC3 will join a group of nearly 60 such schools across the state that have opened under an initiative led by Lt. Governor Casey […]

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Third Family Math Night is Monday, Dec. 3

With attendance increasing each time — and the time for holiday cookies drawing near — the Jackson County School System is planning its third Family Math Night for parents and children Monday, Dec. 3. Parents, guardians — even grandparents — and students in kindergarten through eighth grade will meet from 5-7 p.m. at JCSS’s 441 […]

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Five honored with ‘Excellence’ awards

A paraprofessional and theater volunteers, a bus driver and a bookkeeper were honored recently by the Jackson County School System with Excellence in Service awards. Linda Moss, who works side-by-side with special education inclusion classroom teachers at South Jackson Elementary, was described as “an amazing paraprofessional.” Fifth-grade teacher Kathy Krebs nominated her, noting that Moss […]

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Use of School Facililties

The Jackson County Board of Education is responsible for the title, custody, and care of all school buildings and the property on which the buildings are located. The board is charged with stewardship of these assets in the ways that will best serve the interest of the public schools. The superintendent determines when and under […]

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New link to financial information

The Georgia Department of Education published its new financial data reporting tool Nov. 1, 2018, as required by HB 139.  To access the reporting system, click here or copy and paste the link below into a new browser window, then use the drop-down list on the GA DOE site to select the Jackson County School System. http://www.gadoe.org/Finance-and-Business-Operations/Financial-Review/Pages/School-System-Financial-Information.aspx HB […]

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Volunteer Guidelines & Application

The Jackson County School System is grateful for the many volunteers who serve in our schools. The two-page procedure posted here provides general guidelines, describes the application process, and defines the background check criteria we use (the arrows at the top, left side of the document below will help you move between pages). Click here […]

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‘Family Math Night’ Nov. 13

Interested in how you might help your child with fractions, decimals, and percentages? Looking for tips and tools to make it easier and meaningful? The Jackson County School System has set a series of meetings to help parents help their children, with the next one set for Tuesday, Nov. 13. The second of eight sessions, for parents of children […]

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AEDs donated to JCSS

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation’s Board of Directors recently awarded more than $7,200 for the purchase of five automated external defibrillators and accessories to the Jackson County School System.  Cheryl Hall, clinic aide at North Jackson Elementary School, and Ronda Brewer, lead regional nurse for the school system, accepted delivery of the AEDs and readied them for distribution to five schools […]

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