News and Announcements

Glade Elementary Ranked #1 Nationally in JogNog Challenge

JogNog is a national standards based website design where students take quizzes to earn towers.  Each week, a new leader is named.  Glade Elementary 5th and 6th grade students topped the national leaders board for the second week of January.  This is a result of the students’ hard work and dedication to the task at hand.

WJHS: From Trash to Treasure

C. Hodgson and A.Rozek

K. Minter and C.Herrington

J. Pruitt, A. Velasco and S. Howell

E. Hilbun and H. Boutwell

J. Arias and J. Ramirez

A. Anderson and A. Dorman

These students were to recycle/reuse items into something useful for the school or a teacher of their choice.

Mrs. Millwood Named Jones County School District Teacher of the Year 2016-17

Mrs. Shannon Millwood is the Jones County School District Teacher of the Year for 2016-17.  She is a 7th grade math teacher at South Jones High School. In addition to teaching, she has served as a Mentor Teacher, Public Learning Community Team Leader, and as 7th Grade Field Day Coordinator. She has a Bachelor's from the University of Southern Mississippi and a Master's from William Carey University. Congratulations, Mrs. Millwood! We appreciate your hard work and dedication!

SJH Names 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year

South Jones Faculty and Staff would like to recognize our 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Shannon Millwood. Mrs. Millwood teaches 7th grade Math and 7th grade Accelerated Math. Congratulations Mrs. Millwood, and thank you for your hard work and dedication to our students here at SJH!

WJHS McMinn Signs with Meridian Community College

WJHS senior, S. McMinn, recently signed a letter of intent to play soccer at Meridian Community College.

Krista McMinn, mom; S. McMinn; Debbie Hinton, Grandmother
Standing: WJHS Coach Josh Sullivan; WJHS Coach Anna Bryant; M. McMinn, sister; Jerry Hinton, Grandfather; WJHS Coach Craig Winship; WJHS Supervising Principal, Lynn Lyon

WJHS McLeod signs with East Central Community College

West Jones High School senior, M. McLeod, recently signed a letter of intent to play soccer at East Central Community College.

Pictured are:
Kaye McLeod, mom; her younger sister; M. McLeod; her brother; and her older sister
Back: WJHS Coach Josh Sullivan;  WJHS Coach Anna Sullivan; WJHS Coach Craig Winship; WJHS Supervising Principal, Lynn Lyon

Inside the Human Body

Glade Elementary 4th graders learned about the body systems and the importance of taking care of them.  They finished the unit with an informative report and model of the system.

Learning About Native Americans

Glade Elementary 4th graders built Native American home replicas as we finished our unit.  These were presented while we shared research and information that we learned as we studied about Native Americans.

EJE Names 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year

East Jones Elementary's Teacher of the Year is Mrs. Terra Moore.

EJE RoboTigers Competed in Vicksburg Blue Carpet Qualifier

Recently the East Jones Elementary RoboTigers, an FLL (FIRST LEGO League) robotics team, competed in the Vicksburg Blue Carpet Qualifier for state competition. This was their first year as a team and their first time to compete. They walked away with the Robot Design Award and the team qualified for state competition in February. The FLL focuses on three main areas: teamwork and cooperation based on Core Values, a real-world problem-solving Project, and the design, building and programming of an autonomous LEGO robot for the Robot Game. The students who comprise this team are: O. Herrington, C. Hodge, C. Holifield, C. Martin, S. Mello, T. Milner, I. Moncivais, and C. Moss.

SJH's Sasser Signs with JCJC

Congratulations to Ryne and Steven Sasser for signing with the JCJC Bobcats to play baseball!
Pictured: L to R: Jarred Rogers, Lucas Gleason, Dr. BR Jones, Stan Sasser, Cory Reynolds, Ryne Sasser, Clint Sasser, Steven Sasser, Walton Luckie, Tara Sasser, Brad McCardle, Jordan Rogers

Rivers Selected as SJE's Teacher of the Year

Kim Rivers was selected as Teacher of the Year for South Jones Elementary. Ms. Rivers is a graduate of William Carey University. She has a love for teaching and a drive to ensure that every child in her room excels. As a teacher of special needs students, she recognizes that children learn differently and provides them multiple opportunities using a variety of techniques and positive support systems. She continually strives to grow personally as a teacher as she encourages and motivates her students to grow academically.

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