Service Award Honors Churches

The congregations and staff members of two local churches were honored for their support of the students and staff of the Jackson County School System March 12. Southside Church and Hope Crossings Church were presented Excellence in Service awards at the monthly meeting of the Jackson County Board of Education. Marlana Meehan, a fourth-grade teacher […]

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Substitute Teacher Training 2018-19

The substitute workshop training dates at the Jackson County School System’s Central Office location for the 2018-2019 school year are July 12, 2018; October 25, 2018, and February 7, 2019. Participants meet from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The training will be held in the Staff Development Room at the Central Office building, 1660 Winder […]

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BOE honors Akins Ford

Brad Akins, left, president of Akins Ford in Winder, was recognized March 12 for an extraordinary donation to the Jackson County School System. In the fall, the dealership made two 2017 Ford F350 flatbed trucks available to the Jackson County School System for a $1-a-month lease and a commitment to replace the vehicles annually. The […]

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National Conference Features JCSS Teachers

The Jackson County School System provided two “share-a-thon” presentations and sent 18 educators to the National Science Teachers Association’s annual conference at the World Congress Center in Atlanta last week, according to Deborah Riddleberger, science curriculum coordinator for JCSS. Drawing over 10,000 attendees, the NSTA conference featured more than 1,200 education sessions, including case studies, […]

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JC Reading Bowl Teams Headed for State

Jackson County School System rocked the reading bowl again March 3, and the Gum Springs Elementary and West Jackson Middle schools’ teams are headed to the state competition in the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl. After advancing from the East Region competition in Augusta Feb. 10, the two teams beat all comers to take first-place honors at their respective […]

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR PROPOSALS

Bowen & Watson, Inc. is soliciting Proposals for Work Packages for renovations to West Jackson Middle School in Jackson County. The Jackson County School System posted the Advertisement for Proposals at 4:20 p.m. March 8, 2018, on its website page, “Doing Business with JCSS.”

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Dr. Howard: School Safety Issues

MESSAGE FROM DR. APRIL HOWARD, JCSS SUPERINTENDENT The faculty and staff of the Jackson County School System work every day to provide a safe and caring learning environment for all students so they can benefit from a challenging and rigorous educational experience. The conversation about school safety continues in our community and across the country. […]

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Pre-K registration open for 2018-19

Pre-K registration has closed for the 2018-19 school year. The lottery drawing (for those schools where completed applications exceeded capacity) was held March 14, 2018. For more details or information on the waiting list process, click here to visit the Pre-K Registration page.   

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7 Schools earn Title I awards

Seven of the eight schools in the Jackson County School System eligible for the Georgia Department of Education’s Academic Achievement Awards Program are being recognized as Title I Reward Schools. The annual program honors and rewards K-12 Title I schools and school districts for significant progress in improving student achievement and/or making significant progress in […]

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