JCSD Mission
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.

The Jones County School District…..
We Empower and Inspire!

Welcome to the Jones County School District!

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

WJH's Hall of Fame 2015

Pictured are:
1st Row: A. Graham, S. Dean, J. Speed, C. Shoemake
2nd:  H. Pimprel, H. Mauldin, S. Terry, H. Richards
3rd: A. Baravik, C. Bassett, M. Breitling, B. Beach, C. Poister
Back: J. Stringer, Q. Buck, R. Ishee

EJE Receives Ladle of Hope

East Jones Elementary Jr. Beta Club was awarded the First Annual “Ladle of Hope” trophy for collecting and donating the largest amount of non-perishable food items to the Shepherds’ Tent Food Pantry.  Shepherds’ Tent is a non-profit charitable organization established in February for the purpose of providing short-term food assistance to low-income Jones County families with children in need by providing a three-day supply of food for well-balanced meals, with a goal of serving 100 families each month.  All of the Jones County and Laurel City schools were issued a challenge to participate in this drive, with the winning school receiving the “Ladle of Hope” trophy.  On April 25, 2015, Mr. Haile Gaddy presented Mr. Tommy Parker, Superintendent of the Jones County School District, with the trophy.  Shown in the picture is Mr. Parker presenting the trophy to Mrs. Sylvia Busby, EJE Supervising Principal, and Ms. Marcia Clark, EJE Jr. Beta Sponsor.

West Jones Track

Congratulation to the Girls Track Team, they are 5A REGIONAL CHAMPIONS and the Boys Track Team finished 5th. The top 4 athletes advance to the South State Championship this Saturday at Gulf Port High School. Click here to read more.

WJHS STAR Student and Teacher 2015

West Jones High School administration and faculty proudly announce H. Pimperl as STAR Student for 2014-15 school year. STAR Students are selected on the basis of academic excellence. Both American College Test scores and scholastic averages are compared to determine the school's STAR Student. Each STAR Student is asked to designate a STAR Teacher, the teacher who has made the greatest contribution to the student's scholastic achievement. Pimperl selected English teacher, Karla Dixon.

South Jones High School Art Winner at PRCC

The South Jones High School Art Department is pleased to announce that art student,
L. Jones, was the “Overall Runner-Up” award for her drawing titled, “Three Dimensional Skate Board Park” in the 2015 Congressional Art Competition.  The competition was hosted by U.S. Congressman Steven Palazzo, at Pearl River Community College, Monday, April 20, 2015.  Her entry was one of 84 entries in the competition.  Seven high schools in District IV competed.  She is pictured with her parents, David and Bonnie Jones.

WJH Hosts Bi-Annual Blood Drive

Left Pic Middle Pic Right Pic

West Jones High School Student Council recently held its bi-annual blood drive to benefit the United Blood Services in helping with area needs.

If You Take a Tiger Cub to School

Mrs. Hancock's First Grade Class at East Jones Elementary recently wrote and published a book titled, If You Take a Tiger Cub to School. The students composed the book, hand-wrote the words on the pages, and illustrated the entire book themselves. This publication allowed the students to masterfully demonstrate the skills studied this year outlined in the Jones County First Grade Standards. Every student in the class will receive a copy due to the generosity of two Laurel business owners whom helped with the cost of extra books. EJE wishes to express sincere appreciation to Open Air Market, Chantilly Street, and Magnolia Tire and Service, North Magnolia Street. Their love of children, love of East Jones , and love of reading made this first grade year come to life with a treasure the students will have for a lifetime.

WJHS Graham Signs with JCJC Soccer

West Jones High School Senior, A. Graham, recently signed a letter of intent to play soccer at JCJC.

Pictured are: Seated l-r---Julie Graham, mom; A. Graham; Randy Graham, dad Standing l-r:  WJHS Coach Craig Winship; Lynn Lyon, WJHS Supervising Principal; Anna Bryant, Assistant Coach; and WJHS Coach Josh Sullivan

West Jones Girl’s Track Team Win 15th District Championship

5-A District Track Meet Results

WJHS Parents of Year 2015

West Jones High School has selected Dr. and Mrs. Terry Pitts as 2015 Parents of the Year. The Pitts are active supporters of many programs at the school including soccer, swim, and the B.E.S.T. Club (academic booster club), as well as various teacher appreciation activities. They have two daughters; Terra, a senior at the University of Mississippi, and Taryn, a sophomore at West Jones.

SJH's Lauren Rogers Art Fair Winners

1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place

The South Jones High School Art Department congratulates its arts students for placing in the 2015 Lauren Rogers Art Fair.  First Place went to S. Yates for her study of Pablo Picasso.  Second Place went to T. Patterson for her study of Edger Degas.  Third Place went to E. Knotts for her study of Gustav Klimt.

WJHS Prom Safety

West Jones High School Peer Council recently hosted a Prom Safety meeting for the senior class of 2015. Guest speaker was Sheriff Alex Hodge who encouraged the students to make positive life choices by being prepared for any "what if" situations. He urged them to know what to do before being faced with issues like alcohol consumption, distracted driving, and drug usage. Peer Council sponsor is Denise Graves. Also helping with the meeting was Teresa Harrison, Jones County School District Safe and Drug Free Schools Coordinator.

Pictured are:
Front: B. Logan, T. Zachary, S. Shows, L. Chandler, N. Rivera, Sheriff Alex Hodge, V. Lam, H. Gable
2nd: A. Presley, B. Riley, K. Green, C. Coleman, A. Green, R. Hudgies
3rd: A. Roberts, H. Dyess, B. Dozier, N. Duran
4th: T. Jefcoat, C. Pitts, A. Pitts, P. Coleman

SJHS Baseball Reads to Children at SJE

Moselle Students of the Month

E. Chandler, T. Hill, A. Landrum, L. Bolton, K. Pena, W. Murry, D. Cruz, A. Owen, M. Thirion, T. Dykes, H. Giroir, A. Tisdale, E. Chandler, G. Williams, A. Clark, T. Graham, N. Murphy, T. Lawrence, E. Elliot, P. Thompson, A. Bigbie, C. Husack, J. Owen, J. Hernandez, K. Touchstone, L. Miller, B. Grimaldo, Z. Ingram.

WJHS 2015 Teacher of the Year

West Jones High School has selected Mr. Stephen Brown as the 2015 Teacher of the Year. Mr. Brown teaches Algebra III, AP Calculus, and Introduction to Engineering. He holds Bachelor's Degrees from Mississippi College and Mississippi State University and a Master's Degree from William Carey University. He co-sponsors the Academic Competition Team and the Math and Science Competition team. He is also an avid supporter of Mustang athletics.

WJH: 2015 Congressional Art Competition

West Jones High School art students recently competed in the 2015 Congressional Art Competition hosted by Steven Palazzo.  West Jones took home 7 of the 18 awards. 

Pictured in order are:
L. Stevens, 3rd place collage; H. Guin, 3rd place painting; A. Thames, 2nd place collage; C. Martin, 2nd place photography; E. Sullivan, 1st place painting; A. Stringer, 3rd place printmaking; M. Breitling, 2nd place mixed media.

WJ Golf Team Wins District Tournament

The West Jones Golf Team won their district tournament on April 21, 2015 at DIxie Golf Club. Members are Dylan Morris, Trey Desantis, David Barry, Reagan Hood, and Jackson Wedgeworth. Individuallly, Desantis was medalist and Wedgeworth was runner-up. The team will compete in the state tournament on May 6-7 in Olive Branch.

Revised School Board Policies

CNA - Public Records Access Report Form

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