News and Announcements

South Jones' Suzanne Manning Chosen as Buddy Garner FCA Coach of the Year

Suzanne Manning holding an award. Details follow.

On Good Friday, FCA athletes and sponsors from all over the Pinebelt gathered at Southern Miss for the 3rd annual Breakfast of Champions. The Buddy Garner FCA Coach of the Year award is given to a coach who leads in the school and in the community. South Jones FCA has grown to have an FCA weekly huddle in each sport, hosted their own Spring FCA county-wide rally, and gathered food and funds for several charities in the area. The 2017 FCA Coach of the Year is Coach Suzanne Manning. She is the South Jones head softball coach and leads FCA on campus. Her contributions to the students on and off the field are changing lives, and Coach Manning is a shining light for South Jones and our community.


Northeast Jones' 2017 Hall of Fame

Northeast Jones students pose in front of the performing arts center.  Details follow.

Recently selected to the 2017 Northeast Jones Hall of Fame were:
(front, l-r) Hanna Wilson, Savannah Smith, Hayden Nowell, Tyler Landrum;
(middle, l-r) Sadie Braddock, Camille Hankins, Kyla Mann, Hayleigh Rogers;
(back row, l-r) Parker Cruise, Katie Windham, Taylor Manning, Brett Benigno.


West Jones Middle School Student Donates Project to School

Student poses with her recycled art.  Details follow.

B. Bishop, West Jones 7th grader and member of the West Jones Jr. Beta Club, recently created a recycled art project using wooden pallets. She constructed a bench and then painted it green and gold and lettered it with "West Jones Beta" to promote the academic club. She donated the bench to West Jones Middle School.


West Jones High School's Lindy Callahan Scholar Athletes

West Jones students selected for award. Details follow.

West Jones High School administration is proud to announce M. Follis and W. Harrelson as the 2017 Lindy Callahan Scholar Athletes. These two dynamic Mustang athletes were chosen for their academic accomplishments as well as their participation in high school athletics and extracurricular activities.


Glade April Teacher of the Month

Glade teacher recognized for her accomplishments. Details follow.

Missy Beech is a special education teacher at Glade Elementary School. She has been a teacher for 20 years, and 10 of those years have been at Glade Elementary. Mrs. Beech is a graduate of South Jones High School, Jones County Junior College, and the University of Southern Mississippi where she obtained B.S. and M.Ed degrees. She lives in Ellisville with her husband, Dwayne, and daughters, Sydney and Darcy. Mrs. Beech and her family are active members of West Ellisville Baptist Church where she is the church pianist.


West Jones Middle School's Centerstage Wins Awards in Texas Competition

2 students selected for awards. Details follow. Group grabs gold ranking. Details follow.

West Jones Middle School Centerstage recently participated in a competition in San Antonio, TX where they received a Gold Ranking for their performance. The group received an unprecedented two out of six Maestro Awards given for vocal performances. One went to S. Walker and another went to B. Bishop, both seventh graders. Centerstage is directed by Melissa Kinsey. Congratulations to these students!


Volcano Erupts at South Jones Elementary

Students erupting volcano. Details follow. Students pose next to model volcano. Details follow.

Sixth graders in Ms. Holifield's class were asked to recreate the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius using a two-liter bottle of Diet Coke and Mentos. Each group was responsible for constructing a model of the ancient city of Pompeii using basic crafting materials. By employing the Scientific Method, students devised a means to insert Mentos simultaneously into their "volcano" to bring about the destruction of the ancient Roman city.


West Jones Jr. Beta Place 2nd in Book Battle

Students pose with award. Details follow.

West Jones Junior Beta students place 2nd in the Battle of the Books competition division II. The Book Battle competition is a literature-driven, written test that consists of multiple choice questions and a written response portion based on the books listed. This competition provides an opportunity for a group of three students to use an integrated study.

The group consisted of: (left to right) A. Segrest, S. Knotts, and I. Shelby.


Progress Reports Delayed

Due to issues with Powerschool, some schools will not receive 4th term progress reports until Tuesday, April 18th.


West Jones High School Announces Top Ten 2017



Valedictorian

Nick Sumrall

Salutatorian

Matt Hendry

Historian

Breana Kelley

4
th
Meredith Follis

5
th
Makenzie Jordan

6
th
Kristen Poore

7
th
Ethan Speir

8
th
Taryn Pitts

9
th
Jesus Trujillo

10
th
Savanah Shows

West Jones High School Announces Hall of Fame 2017


Morgan Adams

Gretchen Bergin

Kassidy Chandler

Trey DeSantis

Meredith Follis

Faith Gavin

Sara Graves

Will Harrelson

Matthew Hendry

Jenna Holifield

Makenzie Jordan

NaKiyah Jordan

Breana Kelley

Emily McLaurin

Taryn Pitts

Brianna Read

Savanah Shows

Bria Sims

Michael Smith

Ethan Speir
 

Nicholas Sumrall

Russ Sumrall

Jesus Trujillo

Natalie Welch
 

Pre-K Registration

Attention Parents:  The Kindergarten Pre-Registration form can now be accessed by clicking on the links below .  IMPORTANT: You must still bring your child to your home school on Thursday evening,  April 6th between 4-6pm or on Friday April 7th from 8am to 2pm for the Readiness Screener.

Note: the above links should only be used for the 2017-18 Kindergarten enrollment.   Anyone needing to enroll for the remainder of the current 2016-17 school year, please click on the “Registration & Forms” link at the top of this page.


West Jones High School's Science Club Fieldtrip

Students pose at Mississippi Power Company's Kemper County plant . Details follow.

West Jones High School Science Club recently hosted a field trip to Mississippi Power Company's Kemper County plant and mine. Students learned about the lignite mining process as well as the innovative, environmentally-friendly processes used at the plant in producing electricity.


South Jones' Indoor Winds and Winterguard take Gold Medals at Mississippi Indoor Association State Championships!

South Jones' Indoor Winds. Details follow.
South Jones' Indoor Winterguard. Details follow.

Dixie Electric Presentation

Dixie Electric Representative. Details follow. Students observing Dixie Electric presentation. Details follow.

Dixie Electric recently visited East Jones Elementary 5th grade students to share a presentation on electricity. Both presenters talked about safety around electrical lines and electrical hazards, as well as how line men keep safe while working on power lines. The presentation concluded with the entire 5th grade student body holding hands to show how electricity travels to complete a circuit.

Students holding hands to light a bulb. Details precede.

West Jones Jr Beta Wins at State Convention

The Tower of Power Team. Details follow.


Pictured from left to right:

D. Stringer, J. Everett, J. Grayson, N. Hosey, D. Chastain, and P. Jordan

West Jones Junior Beta Club recently attend the State Junior Beta Club Convention in Biloxi. The students competed in various events. The Tower of Power Team placed second in division II and received a bid to the National Convention to be held in Orlando, Florida. Tower of Power is designed for a team of 3-5 students to use innovative problem solving techniques and engineering concepts to create a tower that supports a tennis ball for one minute. Straws, masking tape, and tennis balls will be supplied for each team. The club would like to thank Mrs. Connie Lowe, West Jones Physics teacher for working with the team. Sponsors of the club are: Debbie Bender, Suzi Broom, Sharon Murray, Kathy Robinson, and Melissa Kinsey.


Perfect Scores at West Jones Elementary

WJE congratulates E. Nguyen for a perfect score on the 2015-2016 state ELA test and S. Fletcher for a perfect score on the state math test.


South Jones High School Announces Top Ten 2017

South Jones High School Valedictorian. Details follow.

South Jones High School Salutatorian. Details follow.

South Jones High School Historian. Details follow.

South Jones High School 4th of 10. Details follow.

South Jones High School 5th. Details follow.
Valedictorian
Steven Michael Sasser
Salutatorian
Lauren Ashley Jones
Historian
Brandon Thomas Cox
4th
Hayley Ellzey
5th
Raegan Barber
South Jones High School 6th. Details follow.

South Jones High School 7th. Details follow.

South Jones High School 8th. Details follow.

South Jones High School 9th. Details follow. South Jones High School 10th. Details follow.
6th
Taylor Evans
7th
Katie Cupit
8th
Keegan Strickland
9th
Daniel McAllister
10th
Ryne Sasser


South Jones High School Announces Hall of Fame 2017

South Jones High School Hall of Fame Inductee. Details follow.

South Jones High School Hall of Fame Inductee. Details follow.

South Jones High School Hall of Fame Inductee. Details follow.

South Jones High School Hall of Fame Inductee. Details follow.

South Jones High School Hall of Fame Inductee. Details follow.

Raegan Barber Tommy Buckley Brandon Cox Katie Cupit Hayley Ellzey
South Jones High School Hall of Fame Inductee. Details follow.

South Jones High School Hall of Fame Inductee. Details follow.

South Jones High School Hall of Fame Inductee. Details follow.

South Jones High School Hall of Fame Inductee. Details follow.

South Jones High School Hall of Fame Inductee. Details follow.

Taylor Evans Rebecca Grissom Jennifer Hodges Anna Kate Howard Lauren Jones
South Jones High School Hall of Fame Inductee. Details follow.

South Jones High School Hall of Fame Inductee. Details follow.

South Jones High School Hall of Fame Inductee. Details follow.

South Jones High School Hall of Fame Inductee. Details follow.

South Jones High School Hall of Fame Inductee. Details follow.

Kaitlyn Karoly Tyler Lack Grace Livingston Will Mitchell Mallory Rigdon
South Jones High School Hall of Fame Inductee. Details follow.

South Jones High School Hall of Fame Inductee. Details follow.

South Jones High School Hall of Fame Inductee. Details follow.

South Jones High School Hall of Fame Inductee. Details follow.

South Jones High School Hall of Fame Inductee. Details follow.

Ryne Sasser Steven Sasser Haley Smith Sydney Stone Kalley Tolbert
South Jones High School Hall of Fame Inductee. Details follow.

 
South Jones High School Hall of Fame Inductee. Details follow.

 
  McCoy Walters   Mary Morgan Windham  



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