Jones County Schools


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Jones County School District, 5204 Hwy. 11 N, Ellisville, MS 39437
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Phone: (601) 649-5201
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NEJ Tigers Prepare to Celebrate 2015 Homecoming

NEJ Tigers Prepare to Celebrate 2015 Homecoming

The Northeast Jones Tigers will celebrate Homecoming on Friday, October 9, 2015.  The Homecoming Parade will begin at 6 p.m. followed by the Homecoming Ceremony and crowning of the 2015 Tiger Homecoming Queen.  The ceremony will be followed by the Homecoming game against West Lauderdale at 7 p.m.  Pictured are the members of the 2015 NEJ Homecoming Court: 

(Back row, l-r) M. Mills, A. Stevens-Freshman Maid, C. Hankins, B. Parker-7th Grade Maid, C. Lee-8th Grade Maid, J. Holland.

(Third row, l-r) R. Reynolds, K. Perry-Sophomore Maid, T. Dickerson-Senior Maid, H. North, K. Windham-Junior Maid, B. Benigno.

(Second row, l-r) A. Moore-Tiger Maid, B. Turner, J. Blackledge, H. Nowell-Football Maid, C. Ulmer, A. Figueroa-Student Body Maid, M. Gatlin-Student Body Maid, L. Martin, T. Gallaspy-Football Maid, W. Gully, M. Wagnon, H. Bonner-FFA Sweetheart.

(Front row, l-r) E. Adams, B. Burnham-Maid of Honor, H. Beech-Queen, T. Beech, C. Newell-Maid of Honor, J. Jones.

Culinary Arts Students Get Career Ready

Sheila Lowery, Lee’s Coffee & Tea manager and Sheila Benson, Jones County Career Tech Culinary Arts Instructor. Students at Lee’s Coffee & Tea
L tor R: Sheila Lowery, Lee’s Coffee & Tea manager and Sheila Benson, Jones County Career Tech Culinary Arts Instructor.

On September 15, Jones County Career and Technical Education Center’s Culinary Arts II class toured Lee’s Coffee & Tea in Laurel, MS. Lee’s Coffee & Tea manager, Sheila Lowery, spoke to the students about the importance of career readiness skills for students planning to work in the culinary and hospitality industry.  She expressed the need for measuring and weighing everything that is prepared because the business is trying to make a profit.  Mrs. Lowery also informed students that at Lee’s, customer service and treating customers like family are very important.  The students were briefed on her interview process and the skills she looks for in prospective employees.  Jones County Career and Technical Center would like to thank Lee’s Coffee & Tea for taking the time to help these students prepare for their future careers.  Mrs. Sheila Benson is the Culinary Arts instructor.

WJHS Drama "Grease"

West Jones Theater Department will present GREASE on Thursday, October 8 at 7PM.  Tickets will be $5 for students and $10 for adults.  The doors of the Performing Arts Center will open at 6:30 for ticket sells.  This high school version of Grease is a cleaned up version for performing at high schools but still includes all the songs that you'll love!

Studying Cicadas at Glade

Studying Cicadas at Glade

Mrs. Missy Beech and Ms. Carrie Beech's class have studied Cicadas this week.  The students learned where they can be found in the world, the life cycle of a Cicada and how they make their loud singing noises.

9/11 Research at Moselle

Amy Ostrander's 6th grade students at Moselle Elementary recently completed a unit on the events of 9/11.  Students used multiple resources, including the portable computer lab, to complete their research and create projects.  

Flashlight Fridays

Students in Katie Robinson's 1st grade class at Moselle have been enjoying a special treat on Fridays.   Students are allowed to spend time reading books of their choice by flashlight. Students look forward to this special time all week.

SJE Coloring Contest Winners

Mrs. Dianne Kitchens, a representative from the Fulmer's Store and Pecan Festival, presented students and teachers of South Jones Elementary awards for participating in a coloring contest. Each teacher was presented with a $25.00 check and two tickets to the Pecan Festival. Each student was presented with a "Happy Basket", and four tickets to the Pecan Festival.

Winners: M. Brown from Ms. Elizabeth Williams' 1st grade class C. Keeton from Mrs. Lauren Jefcoat's Kindergarten class

Dissecting and Learning at Glade

Students dissecting chicken legs and breasts Students dissecting chicken legs and breasts

In Mrs. Buckhault’s 5th grade classes, students dissected chicken legs and breasts. Students learned about basic anatomy through examining bone, cartilage, joints, muscle, veins, arteries, and other structures.

Glade "See You at the Pole"

Students, faculty, and administration honored the Jones County Sheriff’s Department and the Glade Volunteer Fire Department with a breakfast and then joined officers in the national “See You at the Pole” ceremony on the Glade Elementary School campus.

Glade Kindergarten Exploring the ABC's

It has been a fun, exciting few weeks in Mrs. Hodge and Mrs. Liz’s kindergarten class at Glade Elementary. During letter O week, the students tasted olives, graphed the results (like/dislike), and sampled octopus stew…YUM! YUM!! At the end of letter G week, the class sorted, graphed, and ate goldfish. On Spirit Day, the students showed support for the Bulldogs or Eagles, created a favorite team graph, and analyzed the data. Room 109 ROCKS!!!

South Jones Elementary August Peacemakers

South Jones Elementary August Peacemakers Students worthy of helping make peace in any way in class and around campus.


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