2017-18 Substitute Training Dates

The substitute workshop training dates for 2017-2018 school year are July 6, 2017, October 26, 2017, and February 1, 2018. The training will be held at the Jackson County School System’s Central Office, 1660 Winder Highway, Jefferson. The facility is adjacent to the Jackson County Comprehensive High School campus, off Panther Drive. Please contact Glenda […]

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Summer food program

Each summer 18 million students are at risk of going hungry when the school year ends and school lunches are no longer available. For many children, school meals are the only complete and nutritious meals they eat, and in the summer they go without. This summer, the need will likely increase. The Seamless Summer Food […]

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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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Summer lunch locations announced

May 22, 2017 — Lunchtime meals will be served free of charge for children 18 years old and younger beginning Tuesday, May 30, and continuing through Friday, July 28, at 14 locations across Jackson County. Meals from the federally-funded initiative, administered by the Jackson County School System’s school nutrition program, will be served onboard school […]

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Raptor system will screen school visitors

The Jackson County School System is in the process of a “soft rollout” of an additional layer of security in its schools, and training for staff was held May 3. The Raptor system will provide visitors to the schools with badges, printed in the front office at check in, that display the visitor’s photo. All visitors should […]

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Maysville ‘soaring’ with behavior program

October 5, 2016 — Maysville Elementary School has earned high praise and is seeing strong results from an national program that encourages and rewards good behavior. In its second year of the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports program, MES is helping students learn daily that their actions influence others. “An initial impression tells you a […]

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