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Jones County School District is a community partnership that empowers and inspires students to reach their maximum potential and become productive citizens by providing challenging educational experiences through effective teaching strategies in environments conducive to learning.

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Jones County School District, 5204 Hwy. 11 N, Ellisville, MS 39437
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Phone: (601) 649-5201
Fax: (601) 649-1613

SJH Students Rewarded with Perfect Attendance Lunch

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On Monday, December 15, almost 200 students in grades 7-12, who had perfect attendance during October and November were treated to a special lunch in the South Jones Media Center. During their lunch times, students were treated to pizza, chips, cookies, and sodas. Mrs. Lightsey, the 9th and 10th grade counselor, also congratulated them and spoke about staying in school, the importance of perfect attendance as they prepare for tests, and the Mississippi Scholars program. Several seniors and juniors shared words of wisdom with the 7th and 8th graders about getting involved in school activities, community service, and other things that might help them as they prepare for high school. Congratulations to these dedicated and conscientious students who did not miss any days during the Perfect Attendance Challenge!

Moselle's Students of the Month

Moselle Elementary recently recognized Students of the Month for Novemeber. K. Solis, R. Wheat, B. Jenson, B. Holifield, L. Piercy, P. Smith, B. Ezell, M. Bradley, B. Shoemake, C. Pierce, L. Ambrocio, S. Jordan, B. Murry, J. Boe, J. Graham, M. Smith, H. Robinson, T. Bounds, E. Jones, J. Starr, C. Ellzey, S. Boyette, S. Gentry, O. Grimaldo, E. Lee, A. Henderson, A. Mixon, L. Sanford.

Moselle's BEST Awarded

Moselle Elementary recently recognized students for BEST awards for the month of November. BEST awards are presented to students in recognition of exceptional effort or performance in a particular area. November winners were L. Parker, J. Hernandez, C. Hawthorne, A. Hernandez, J. Parker, N. Buchanan, D. Gary, J. Norris, C. Wooten, C. Smith, D. Walker, G. Wilson, B. Burns, N. Delk, A. Covington, M. Read, I. Sowell, N. Bower, E. Elliot, I. Dagons, N. Robertson, Z. Hammonds, I. Walters, H. Harris, C. Amacker, A. Black, R. Carpenter, L. Strong.

SJH's December Ipod Winners

During the months of August through September teachers nominated 127 students for various reasons to win monthly incentives. The nominated students from each grade won prizes including restaurant gift cards, Grand Theater movie passes, South Jones' t-shirts, snack packs, music cds, etc. At the end of the semester those students were eligible to win an Ipod shuffle. The drawing was held on Friday and the winners from the nominees for each grade won an IPod. Congratulations to all of the monthly student nominees and the grand prize winners. They are all remarkable Braves!

The winners pictured were: 11th grade - C. Houston; 12th grade - K. Stone; 10th grade - K. Strickland; 8th grade - I. Bullman; 7th grade - D. Holliday; 9th grade - J. I. Hanna (not pictured)

WJHS FCA helps with County-Wide Christmas Party

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West Jones High School athletes participated in the Annual Jones County FCA Christmas Party on Wednesday night, Dec. 10, at the JCJC PE Building. Each of our teams adopted a child and provided Christmas presents for them! Pictured are just a few of the teams.

WJHS Student Council helps Blair Batson

The West Jones High School Student Council recently sponsored the Adopt-A-Floor food drive through the Blair Batson Children's hospital. A competition was held with the 1st period classes to see who could bring the most money and/or food items. The school donated almost 1200 items to the hospital the day before Thanksgiving. Pictured is Mrs. Megan Tolbert's winning class. They were rewarded with breakfast from Vic's.

Names of 1st period students--- K. Williamson, J. Bookout, T. Albritton, R. Keyes, Z. Newell, A. Mendez, B. Williams, C. Bates, A. White, C. Stringer, J. Ramirez, R. Ramirez, A. Lopez, S. Randall, H. Penney

SJH Perfect Attendance and High Attendance Challenge Winners

South Jones recently held a perfect attendance and high attendance contest during October and November. The 8th grade class had the highest attendance overall. Students who had perfect attendance were eligible to win prizes when the contest was over. The 1st place perfect attendance winner was R. Taylor, who is a senior. He won a MacBook Pro. The 2nd place winner was R. Bryant, an 8th grader, and she won an IPad Air. Congratulations to both.

WJMS Student Council's Canned Food Drive

West Jones Middle School Student Council members recently collected canned food to be donated to Pleasant Home Baptist Church to be used for their community food pantry project. Accepting the donation is  Mrs. Karen Matthews, Pleasant Home Baptist Church food pantry coordinator. Jr. High Student Council sponsors are Dana Pierce, Jennifer Ishee, and Shanna Matthews.

Also Pictured are l-r: A. Dorman, C. Harris, A. Bookout, H. Byrd, G. Taylor, M. Waters

Moselle BETA Visits Nursing Home

Moselle Beta club visited the Jones County Nursing home in Ellisville in December. The students sang Christmas carols and took gifts to the residents. This is part of their ongoing focus on helping and improving their community.

Jones County School District Placed on the College Board’s 5th Annual AP® District Honor Roll

Laurel, MS — Jones County School District is one of 547 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 5th Annual AP® District Honor Roll for increasing access to AP course work while simultaneously maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on AP Exams. Reaching these goals indicates that the district is successfully identifying motivated, academically prepared students who are ready for the opportunity of AP. Since 2012, Jones County School District has increased the number of students participating in AP while improving the number of students earning AP Exam scores of 3 or higher. Click here to read more.

Wagnon & Goode Receive Top 4-H Awards

M. Wagnon (right), NEJ FFA Chapter President, was recently named Jones County 4-H 2014 Best All-Around 4-H'er.  B. Goode (left), NEJ FFA Chapter Vice-President, was named Jones County 4-H 2014 Outstanding Senior 4-H'er! Wagnon is the son of Bill & Phyllis Wagnon of the Myrick community.  Goode is the daughter of Scott & Stephanie Goode of the Myrick community.  Their 4-H advisors are Kim T. Hancock and Nikki Jefcoat.  Their FFA Advisors are Aaron Scammahorn and David Walters.

Sertoma Students of the Month

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E. Crater, is Laurel Sertoma's November Student of the Month for WJH. Her guest at the luncheon was Lisa Caves. Her parents are Bart and Angie Crater. A. Dodd is Laurel Sertoma's November Student of the Month for SJH. She is pictured with Mrs. Cynthia Bush


WJMS Student Council Operation Christmas Child

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West Jones Middle School Student Council recently participated in Operation Christmas Child. Each year, council members sponsor the "Turkey Teacher" contest to raise money for this event. Click here to read more.

Local Educator Accepted to Summer Archaeology Workshop

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Adrienne Mobley was selected to participate in a weeklong summer workshop for educators at the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center in Cortez, Colorado.

Mrs. Mobley teaches third grade at North Jones Elementary School.  She was one of more than 300 teachers from across the United States who applied for 80 scholar positions in two sessions of the workshop, Mesa Verde National Park: Convergences and Crossroads in the American Southwest...Click here to read more.

Glade Participates in Operation Christmas Child

The third grade students at Glade Elementary participated in the world's largest Christmas project: Operation Christmas Child. The students collected small gifts and filled eleven shoe boxes to be sent to less fortunate children all over the world. The purpose behind the project was for the students to experience being a part of changing children's lives all over the world through the power of a simple gift.

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