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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‘Lots 2 Love’ 4 Nat’l School Lunch Week

  Packing or buying school lunch is a daily debate for many families — and local students will have a chance to have a favorite recipe from home become part of the school lunch menu with a contest underway this week. The Jackson County School System is hoping to educate parents about healthy school choices […]

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Hurricane Michael impact

  UPDATE THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 — 11:45 am It appears that our outdoor activities this afternoon and this evening will be able to go on as scheduled, despite the storm that blew through. If you have a question about whether a specific event is taking place, please call your child’s school. Parents of bus riders: […]

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Excellence in Service: Moon & Dearman

Service excellence awards highlight compassion Compassionate support of students and their families characterizes the work of Brandy Moon and Teresa Dearman, honored with the first Jackson County School System Excellence in Service awards of the new school year. Moon, food service manager at North Jackson Elementary School, and Dearman, who works with registration and data […]

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‘Authentic learning’ for JCCHS students on new high school plans

Four architectural drawing and design students from Jackson County Comprehensive High School got to sit in on a planning and construction meeting for the proposed high school on the county’s west side last week, putting “real world, authentic learning” in the forefront. Megan McDowell, Elias Gomez Del Rio, Reese Daar, and PJ Gudz gathered around the table […]

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First ‘Parent Math Night’ (+ supper) Oct. 9

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 is setting a series of meetings to help parents help their children, beginning with one that starts right after fall break. The first of eight sessions, for parents […]

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RFP – New High School Project – Construction Materials Services & Inspections

The Jackson County School System is requesting qualifications and proposals to provide Construction Materials Engineering Services, Construction Materials Testing Services and Special Inspections for its new high school on Skelton Road. The planned construction project includes the construction of a new high school facility, associated athletic facilities, and related site work to include clearing, grubbing, grading, […]

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SITE WORK BIDS REQUESTED

Bowen & Watson, Inc., is soliciting proposals for Work Packages for site work for West Jackson High School in Jackson County to be submitted no later than 2 p.m. October 9, 2018. All proposals must arrive before the stipulated bid time via email to bids@bowen-watson.com or delivered in person to the bid opening. There will be a […]

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Community Presentations, Videos Available

Miss the recent Community Conversations? Interested in the presentations that preceded the small group sessions? Here’s your chance! The overview presentation is shared below and you can click here to download it. Click the text here for the links to the embedded videos on … * XQ High Schools * our Empower College and Career Center […]

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‘Community Conversations’ Aug. 23 & 27

The Jackson County School System will host the first of two “Community Conversations” about student and school accountability Thursday evening at East Jackson Comprehensive High School. Parents and community stakeholders are invited to participate in the event, which will begin at 6 p.m. in the school auditorium. A second session is set for 6 p.m. […]

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Press release: Proposed property tax increase

The Jackson County Board of Education has announced its intention to increase the 2018 property taxes it will levy this year by 3.68 percent over the rollback millage rate. Click here to see the advertisement that ran in the local newspaper of record. Each year, the board of tax assessors is required to review the […]

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