All schools Project SAVE certified

Faculty, administrators, and support staff at Jackson County Comprehensive High School and West Jackson Elementary School completed CPR/AED emergency response training March 15 during a professional learning day for Jackson County School System employees. Thanks to local funding and support from a number of community organizations and foundations, all JCSS facilities are now equipped with […]

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BIDS ON SURPLUS BUSES DUE APRIL 30

The Jackson County School System will accept sealed bids on 8 surplus buses: 96-1, 96-3, 96-5, 96-6, 96-7, 97-1, 98-1, 01-2. The minimum bid is $1,500.00 per bus. Inspection of buses will be available by appointment between the hours of 8:00 AM and 3:00 PM Monday, April 8, through Friday, April 30, 2019. Sealed bids […]

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Science Olympiad competitors bring home medals, trophy

Student scientists from Maysville Elementary School rocketed to two first-place finishes in a Northeast Georgia Regional Science Olympiad Saturday, and their South Jackson Elementary School counterparts soared to a sixth-place overall finish. Nearly 400 youngsters from 19 schools across the area put their heads together for the competition, held at Oconee County High School, including […]

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Referendum on bond is today

Registered voters who live within the five Jackson County Board of Education districts will decide the results of a special election today (Tuesday, March 19, 2019). The BOE is seeking authorization to issue General Obligation School Bonds for construction of a new westside high school and other projects throughout the district, including the planned renovation of […]

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‘Grow with Google’ set March 26

Adults looking to improve skills for growing their own businesses or advancing their careers —  or just helping their children navigate the Google world — have a new opportunity in Jackson County next week. The Jackson County School System will host a free workshop to present an overview of Google’s Applied Digital Skills program Tuesday, […]

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Spring break is April 1-5, 2019

Jackson County’s schools will be closed Monday, April 1, through Friday, April 5, 2019, for spring break. The district office will have limited department staff to serve the public Monday through Thursday that week; all facilities will be closed Friday, April 5. Please call (706) 367-5151 if you have questions. As highlighted on the picture below, […]

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How to view/use our CALENDARS

As highlighted on the picture below, click on the CALENDARS tab at the top of any page on our website to see daily (agenda), weekly, or monthly views of our JCSS district and individual school’s activity calendars. Use the dropdown arrow to the right of the view selection buttons to select the JCSS and/or individual […]

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Pennington, Ellis to lead; Halley retiring

Allyson Pennington was named principal of East Jackson Elementary School by the Jackson County Board of Education Monday night, March 11, 2019. She will be only the second principal for the school, which opened in 2003. Pennington is in her first year as assistant principal at EJES; the BOE named Lisa Ellis to take Pennington’s […]

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Philips, Ely honored for service

Excellence in Service awards were presented to two elementary school volunteers at the February 18 meeting of the Jackson County Board of Education. West Jackson Elementary School’s Phipps Philips was praised for his “willingness to ‘hunt and gather’ random lists of supplies, prepare materials, and help to see projects to fruition.” His anonymous volunteer noted […]

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Lindbergs, Wilco are state WBL champs

Kathy and Kevin Lindberg, owners of Wilco Printing & Signs in Braselton, were named ACT (American College Testing) Workforce Champion for the state of Georgia. ACT College and Career Readiness Champions are workforce professionals, like the Lindbergs; high school seniors; K-12 professionals; or postsecondary professionals who are making a positive impact on their communities through […]

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