February 2017 Archived Webpage

Lady Tigers District 5 champion, information to follow

News and Events for February 27th - March 5th, 2017

ACT News
Juniors
  • Tuesday February 28th: Junior Statewide ACT Test
Senior News/Activites
Scholarship Opportunities Junior Auxiliary Scholarship forms (due TOMORROW, Feb. 28) and the Kiwanis Club Scholarship forms (Due March 31) are in the Career Center (Rm. 2 Building 1)
Cap and Gown Fee Beginning on January 1, a late fee was added for those that have NOT already ordered their Cap and Gown.  If you have NOT ordered your Cap and Gown, you will need to do so by calling the Jostens Jackson office at 601-362-0020 to order over the telephone.  If you have already ordered and still have a balance, you can bring your payments to the attendance office.  Checks need to be made payable to Jostens Service Center.
Senior Fee Senior Fee $40 should be paid to Mrs. Felecia in the attendance office. This fee is for rental of the Magnolia Center, diploma printing, etc.  It is separate from cap and gown and is payable to NEJ.
Weekly Student, Club, and Organization Meetings/Practices/Events Calendar
Monday
Feb. 27th
  • Cheer meeting in Media Center: 7:30am
  • The Real Word - 9th Grade
  • Jr. High Baseball @ Wayne Academy: 5 & 7pm
  • JV and Varsity Baseball vs. Lamar Christian in the JUNGLE: 5 & 7pm
Tuesday
Feb. 28th
  • Statewide ACT test - Juniors
  • JV and Varsity Baseball @ Millry, AL: 4 & 6pm
  • Fast Pitch Softball @ Wayne County: 5 & 6:30pm
  • Tennis vs. South Jones @ JCJC: 3:30pm
Wednesday
Mar. 1st
  • 9th Grade will tour of the Jones County School District's Career Technical Center
Thursday
Mar. 2nd
  • Pep Rally for Lady Tiger Basketball Team: 1:20pm
  • Lady Tigers vs. Byhalia - 4A State Playoff in Jackson: 5:30pm
  • Fast Pitch Softball @ Richton: 5 & 6:30pm
  • Jr. High Baseball @ Wayne County: 5 & 7pm
Friday
Mar. 3rd
  • JV and Varsity Baseball @ Richton: 5 & 7pm
  • Fast Pitch Softball vs. FCAHS in the JUNGLE: 5 & 6:30pm
Saturday
Mar. 4th
  • Varsity Baseball @ Jackson Prep Tournament: 10am & 12:30pm
  • Gold Horizons @ Oak Grove Competition
Sunday
Mar. 5th
 
Fundraisers, Community Service Projects, and Activities
FBLA  
FFA  
Junior Beta  
Key Club  
Serteens
  • Serteens is having a canned food drive for the Glory House in Laurel.  There is a Barrel outside Mrs. Thrash’s room for canned food items.  Items needed are peanut butter, jelly, canned vegetables, fruits, instant oatmeal, grits, soup, juice boxes, sugar, flour, coffee, cups, paper plates, pudding cups, etc.  Anything and everything will be appreciated.  Serteens, this is for 3 community service hours.  You MUST bring at least 5 items to receive 3 hours.  All of these items can be brought for little expense at Dollar Tree or Dollar General. 
Senior Beta
  • Mugshot orders, money, unsold tickets must be turned in by Friday, March 3rd.
  • It’s Mugshots time again!  NEJ Sr. Beta is selling Mugshots burgers as a fundraiser with delivery on Friday, March 10 (Friday before Spring Break).  Plates are $10 and include a burger, chips, and a drink.  Deliveries will be made to schools if there are 10 or more plates sold.
  • All Sr. Beta members need to go by and pick up Mugshot tickets from Mrs. Stroo ASAP.
  • Applications are available in Mrs. Stroo’s room if you would like to join Sr. Beta. You must have a 90 or above average in each class/subject on your semester report card.
TARS Any senior TARS member who did not participate in the 2nd community service project (cleaning supplies in Nov-Dec) is not eligible to receive honor cords to wear at graduation. You have until Wednesday, March 1st to submit cleaning supplies in order to change your eligibility status. 
Yearbook Staff
  • Relay WALKATHON shirt for 2017...we will have a few of these available for sale $15.00 toward our Relay for Life goal....they are short sleeve in a washed denim color.....our theme this year is BIG HERO 6, thus you see Baymax with our Tiger! Big thanks to Denise Gutierrez, Tiffany Gambrell, and Marley Cruise for designing our t-shirt!!!
  • Our Walkathon will be Friday, March 10....most teams/clubs/organizations have signed up previously....if you wish to have a tent on the track, let Mrs. Rice know what you plan to sell or do! Let's make this 7th Tiger Walk the best ever!
  • Yearbook has a very limited number of t-shirts left from the fall...all shirts are $5.00!
  • The yearbook must now be purchased online.
  • SALE of 2017 Tiger Yearbook: January 1 until March 30, the cost is $80.00! On March 31, the cost goes up to $90.00. On May 31, the online sale ends and books cost $100.00 at the NEJ Open House on August 1, 2017! PLEASE, buy your book early. To order your Yearbook online go to www.yearbookordercenter.com. The School Order Number is 14669.
  • NEJ tshirts now available! Scroll down for the information on the latest Tshirt or visit NEJ Yearbook

Northeast Jones Senior Beta Wins 2nd in Living Literature at MS Beta Convention with
"The Great Gatsby"

senior beta living literature picture 1 senior beta living literature picture 5




senior beta living literature picture 4 senior beta living literature picture 7


senior beta living literature picture 3
senior beta living literature picture 6




senior beta living literature picture 8 senior beta living literature picture 2
NEJ Sr. Betas participataing in the Living Literature competition: Eli Adams, Jacob Taylor, Ryan Gatlin, Anna Landrum, Jaylen Padgett, Courtney Lee, Shelbi Sumrall, Emma Brownlee.
For more pictures and information about NEJ's Senior Beta, please visit our webpage Northeast Jones Senior Beta

NEJ Senior Beta Club: Betas Go Beyond video wins 1st Place Technology at MS Beta Convention

 


NEJ Serteens Help Spread LOVE with Flowers for Scholarships

Serteens sell Flower, information to follow
The Northeast Jones Serteens recently completed a service project to raise scholarship funds for NEJ Alumni Scholarships, which benefit NEJ students. The theme for the service project was "Flowers for Scholarships". Serteen members took orders for individual flowers as well as bouquets. On Valentines Day, Serteen members successfully delivered all flower orders by the beginning of 1st period. Thank you NEJ students, parents, faculty, and administration for supporting our students by helping raise money for our NEJ Alumni Scholarships. Pictured left to right: Savannah Smith, Mallory Jearreau, Harleigh Howell, and Emma Brownlee.

Northeast Jones FBLA Wins at Southern District Conference

Top Winners

On February 2, 2017, The Northeast Jones FBLA attended the Southern District Leadership Conference held at Jone County Junior College. At this competition, 16 members qualified to compete at the state conference in April.

Brett Benigno Camille Hankins Sadie Braddock Savanna Brown
Brett Benigno
1st Place Job Interview
Camille Hankins
1st Place Journalism
Sadie Braddock
1st Place Business Calculations
Savanna Brown
1st Place Intro to Parliamentary Procedure
Braxton Dykes Zoe Graves Evan Page Daniel Shelton
Braxton Dykes
2nd Place Cyber Security
Zoe Graves
2nd Place Origanizational Leadership
Evan Page
2nd Place Computer Problem Solving
Daniel Shelton
2nd Place Business Calculations
Jeremy Wilson Emma Brownlee Tatum Reid Araceli Figueroa
Jeremy Wilson
2nd Place Business Law
Emma Brownlee
3rd Place Networking Concepts
Tatum Reid
3rd Place FBLA Principles & Procedures
Araceli Figueroa
4th Place Accounting I
Abby Dykes Hannah Hickson Caitlyn Holifield
Abby Dykes
4th Place Intro to Business Procedures
Hannah Hickson and Kayla Curtis
5th Place Global Business
Caitlyn Holifield
6th Place Advertising

soccer scholarship

ulmer scholarship

Northeast Jones to have a Girls Soccer team in 2017


Guest speakers in Advanced Placement Biology Class

News and Events for February 20th - February 26th, 2017

ACT News
Juniors
  • Tuesday February 28th: Junior Statewide ACT Test
Senior News/Activites
Yearbook Ads All Senior Ad Sheets should be signed and returned to Mrs. Rice NOW!!!
Cap and Gown Fee Beginning on January 1, a late fee was added for those that have NOT already ordered their Cap and Gown.  If you have NOT ordered your Cap and Gown, you will need to do so by calling the Jostens Jackson office at 601-362-0020 to order over the telephone.  If you have already ordered and still have a balance, you can bring your payments to the attendance office.  Checks need to be made payable to Jostens Service Center.
Senior Fee Senior Fee $40 should be paid to Mrs. Felecia in the attendance office. This fee is for rental of the Magnolia Center, diploma printing, etc.  It is separate from cap and gown and is payable to NEJ.
Weekly Student, Club, and Organization Meetings/Practices/Events Calendar
Monday
Feb. 20th
  • School Out
  • FBLA Krispy Kreme doughnuts fundraiser - See any FBLA member, Mrs. Tew, or Mrs. Culpepper to order. Delivery March 3.
Tuesday
Feb. 21st
  • Staff Development - no school for students
  • FBLA Krispy Kreme doughnuts fundraiser - See any FBLA member, Mrs. Tew, or Mrs. Culpepper to order. Delivery March 3.
Wednesday
Feb. 22nd
  • FFA Legislative Breakfast - Jackson, MS
  • FBLA Krispy Kreme doughnuts fundraiser - See any FBLA member, Mrs. Tew, or Mrs. Culpepper to order. Delivery March 3.
Thursday
Feb. 23rd
  • Mandatory Cheer Tryout Clinic 2:45-5pm
  • FBLA Krispy Kreme doughnuts fundraiser - See any FBLA member, Mrs. Tew, or Mrs. Culpepper to order. Delivery March 3.
Friday
Feb. 24th
  • Cheer Tryouts - Gym 3pm
  • Tiger Vibe competition @ Petal
  • NEJ HS Baseball vs. Wayne County @ West Jones 4:30pm
  • FFA Jr. Retreat
  • FBLA Krispy Kreme doughnuts fundraiser - See any FBLA member, Mrs. Tew, or Mrs. Culpepper to order. Delivery March 3.
Saturday
Feb. 25th
  • Fast Pitch Softball @ Taylrosville Jamboree 4/5:30pm
  • Baseball vs Laurel @ West Jones 11am
  • Varsity Baseball @ Laurel tournament: 1:30 & 3pm
Sunday
Feb. 26th
 
Fundraisers, Community Service Projects, and Activities
FBLA
  • FBLA Krispy Kreme doughnuts fundraiser - orders due by February 24, delivery March 3
  • Please turn in any study materials for competition.
FFA  
Junior Beta  
Key Club  
Serteens
  • Serteens is having a canned food drive for the Glory House in Laurel.  There is a Barrel outside Mrs. Thrash’s room for canned food items.  Items needed are peanut butter, jelly, canned vegetables, fruits, instant oatmeal, grits, soup, juice boxes, sugar, flour, coffee, cups, paper plates, pudding cups, etc.  Anything and everything will be appreciated.  Serteens, this is for 3 community service hours.  You MUST bring at least 5 items to receive 3 hours.  All of these items can be brought for little expense at Dollar Tree or Dollar General. 
Senior Beta
  • Mugshot orders, money, unsold tickets must be turned in by Friday, March 3rd.
  • It’s Mugshots time again!  NEJ Sr. Beta is selling Mugshots burgers as a fundraiser with delivery on Friday, March 10 (Friday before Spring Break).  Plates are $10 and include a burger, chips, and a drink.  Deliveries will be made to schools if there are 10 or more plates sold.
  • All Sr. Beta members need to go by and pick up Mugshot tickets from Mrs. Stroo ASAP.
  • Applications are available in Mrs. Stroo’s room if you would like to join Sr. Beta. You must have a 90 or above average in each class/subject on your semester report card.
TARS  
Yearbook Staff
  • Yearbook has a very limited number of t-shirts left from the fall...all shirts are $5.00!
  • The yearbook must now be purchased online.
  • SALE of 2017 Tiger Yearbook: January 1 until March 30, the cost is $80.00! On March 31, the cost goes up to $90.00. On May 31, the online sale ends and books cost $100.00 at the NEJ Open House on August 1, 2017! PLEASE, buy your book early. To order your Yearbook online go to www.yearbookordercenter.com. The School Order Number is 14669.
  • NEJ tshirts now available! Scroll down for the information on the latest Tshirt or visit NEJ Yearbook

 

News and Events for January 30th - February 5th, 2017

Class Ring/Spirit Ring News
High School
Class Ring
The Jostens representative will be here on Friday, Feb 3 to do a presentation for sophomores @ 11:25 AM, and he will return to take orders and deposits for class rings on Wednesday, Feb 8 @ 8:30 AM; Family night is Feb 8 from 4:00-6:00 PM. Bring at least a $65 or $100 deposit. Prior to ordering, review the information packet. Packets are available from THE OFFICE. All students who wish to order a class ring should attend this meeting.
Middle School
Spirit Ring
The Jostens representative will be here on Friday, Feb 3 to give a presentation for 7th graders @ 1:00 PM, and he will return to take orders and deposits for Pride rings on Wednesday, Feb 8 @ 1:00 PM. Complete your order and bring your deposit to the representative on order day.
ACT News
Wednesday
Feb. 8th
There will be an ACT Workshop on Wed., February 8.  The cost is $25.  Anyone who is interested needs to see Mrs. Cooley to sign up.
Juniors
  • Tuesday February 28th: Junior Statewide ACT Test
Sophomore
  • Friday February 17th: Sophomore Practice ACT Test
Senior News/Activites
Cap and Gown Fee Beginning on January 1, a late fee was added for those that have NOT already ordered their Cap and Gown.  If you have NOT ordered your Cap and Gown, you will need to do so by calling the Jostens Jackson office at 601-362-0020 to order over the telephone.  If you have already ordered and still have a balance, you can bring your payments to the attendance office.  Checks need to be made payable to Jostens Service Center.
Senior Fee Senior Fee $40 should be paid to Mrs. Felecia in the attendance office. This fee is for rental of the Magnolia Center, diploma printing, etc.  It is separate from cap and gown and is payable to NEJ.
Weekly Student, Club, and Organization Meetings/Practices/Events Calendar
Monday
Jan. 3oth
  • First day to sign-up for Cheerleader Tryouts - sign-up and permission letter is in the high school and middle school offices.
  • Gold Horizon rehearsal 3-5pm
Tuesday
Jan. 31st
  • Cheerleader Tryouts - sign-up and permission letter is in the high school and middle school offices.
  • Class Favorite and Class Officer pictures will be made tomorrow (2/1/17).  Junior officers will be made at a later date (TBA).
  • Varsity Basketball @ Mendenhall 5, 6, & 7:30pm
  • Gold Horizon rehearsal 3-8:30pm
Wednesday
Feb. 1st
  • Cheerleader Tryouts - sign-up and permission letter is in the high school and middle school offices.
  • Class Favorite and Class Officer pictures.  Junior officers will be made at a later date (TBA).
Thursday
Feb. 2nd
  • Cheerleader Tryouts - sign-up and permission letter is in the high school and middle school offices.
  • FBLA District Competition at JCJC
  • Math & Science Competion - Mississippi College
  • Gold Horizon Rehearsal 3-5pm
Friday
Feb. 3rd
  • Cheerleader Tryouts - sign-up and permission letter is in the high school and middle school offices.
  • Basketball @ Quitman 5, 6, & 7:30pm
  • Tiger Vibe competition @ Jackson Academy
Saturday
Feb. 4th
  • Gold Horizons competition @ Jackson Academy
Sunday
Feb. 5th
 
Fundraisers, Community Service Projects, and Activities
FBLA Any senior FBLA member desiring a graduation cord needs to see Mrs. Tew or Mrs. Culpepper by Wednesday, February 1.  Cords are $10
FFA  
Junior Beta  
Key Club  
Serteens
  • Serteens is having a canned food drive for the Glory House in Laurel.  There is a Barrel outside Mrs. Thrash’s room for canned food items.  Items needed are peanut butter, jelly, canned vegetables, fruits, instant oatmeal, grits, soup, juice boxes, sugar, flour, coffee, cups, paper plates, pudding cups, etc.  Anything and everything will be appreciated.  Serteens, this is for 3 community service hours.  You MUST bring at least 5 items to receive 3 hours.  All of these items can be brought for little expense at Dollar Tree or Dollar General. 
  • Roses are first come first serve.  We have 100 ordered.  They are the most expensive to buy, so we will determine whether or not to order more after we hit the 100 mark.  Serteen members need to be sure to make this clear to the people they are selling to.
  • Serteens are selling pink carnations and roses for Valentine’s Day.  Flowers will be delivered on Tuesday, Feb. 14.  Carnations are $1.00 each, and Roses are $2.00 each.  A dozen (roses or carnations) is $15.00.  If you want a mixed dozen, it is $20.00.  Please see any Serteen member to order one.  Last day to order is Feb. 8.
Senior Beta
  • It’s Mugshots time again!  NEJ Sr. Beta is selling Mugshots burgers as a fundraiser with delivery on Friday, March 10 (Friday before Spring Break).  Plates are $10 and include a burger, chips, and a drink.  Deliveries will be made to schools if there are 10 or more plates sold.
  • All Sr. Beta members need to go by and pick up Mugshot tickets from Mrs. Stroo ASAP.
  • Applications are available in Mrs. Stroo’s room if you would like to join Sr. Beta. You must have a 90 or above average in each class/subject on your semester report card.
TARS TARS members need to go see Mrs. Smith regarding their field trip ASAP
Yearbook Staff
  • Yearbook has a very limited number of t-shirts left from the fall...all shirts are $5.00!
  • The yearbook must now be purchased online.
  • SALE of 2017 Tiger Yearbook: January 1 until March 30, the cost is $80.00! On March 31, the cost goes up to $90.00. On May 31, the online sale ends and books cost $100.00 at the NEJ Open House on August 1, 2017! PLEASE, buy your book early. To order your Yearbook online go to www.yearbookordercenter.com. The School Order Number is 14669.
  • NEJ tshirts now available! Scroll down for the information on the latest Tshirt or visit NEJ Yearbook

 

Cheer Tryout Information

NEJ February 2017 Calendar

Wednesday Feb 1 7th-11th Grade Class Favorite Photos and 7th-10th Grade Class Officer Photos for Yearbook
Thursday Feb 2 Quiz Bowl@ MS College
FBLA District Conference @ JCJC
Progrees Reports
Friday Feb 3 Class Ring/Spirit Ring info meeting - 10th @ 11:25am and 7th @ 1:00pm
Basketball @ Quitman 5, 6, & 7:30pm
Tiger Vibe competing @ Jackson Academy
Dixie Nationals
Saturday Feb 4 Gold Horizons competing @ Jackson Academy
Dixie Nationals
Monday Feb 6 AP Biology & AP Physics to Atlanta, GA
Dixie Nationals
Tuesday Feb 7 TGIF
Basketball vs. West Lauderdale @ NEJ 5, 6, & 7:30pm
Dixie Nationals
Wednesday Feb 8 Class Ring/Spirit Ring orders
ACT Workshop
Thursday Feb 9 Powerlifting @ West Lauderdale 1pm
Basketball @ Newton County 5, 6, 7:30pm
Friday Feb 10 Tiger Vibe compete @ Purvis
Saturday Feb 11 Gold Horizons compete @ Purvis
Monday Feb 13 TARs Field Trip to Biloxi
Tuesday Feb 14 Happy Valentines Day
Wednesday Feb 15 French II, Spanish II, AP Enviro Science to New Orleans
Quiz Bowl @ USM 8-3pm
Thursday Feb 16 Varsity & Jr. High Cheer Tryout Clinic #1: 3-5pm NEJ Gym (MANDATORY)
Jr. High Baseball Scrimmage @ NEJ
Baseball Hit-A-Thon 5:30pm
Friday Feb 17 Mock ACT - 10th Grade
Career Day @ West Jones for 11th Grade
Tiger Vibe competing @ West Jones
Varsity Baseball scrimmage @ NEJ 5pm
Saturday Feb 18 FPSoftball @ FCAHS Varsity Jamboree 2:30/4pm
Jr. Beta Club & Tiger Vibe to Universal Studios
Varsity Baseball vs. Heidelberg @ Laurel
Varsity Baseball vs. Laurel @ Laurel
Sunday Feb 19 Jr. Beta Club & Tiger Vibe to Universal Studios
Monday Feb 20 Jr. Beta Club & Tiger Vibe to Universal Studios
School Out - Bad Weather Day
Tuesday Feb 21 Jr. Beta Club & Tiger Vibe to Universal Studios
No School for Students - Staff Development Day
Wednesday Feb 22 FFA Legislative Breakfast in Jackson
Senior Retest for MAP & SATP2
Thursday Feb 23 Varsity & Jr. High Cheer Tryout Clinic #2: 3-5pm NEJ Gym (MANDATORY)
Friday Feb 24 FFA Jr. Retreat
Varsity & Jr. High Cheer Tryouts 3pm NEJ Gym
Tiger Vibe compete @ Petal
Varsity Baseball vs. Wayne County @ WJ 4:30pm
Saturday Feb 25 MS "Music Showcase" 7pm PAC
FPSoftball @ Taylorsville
Varsity Baseball vs. Laurel @ WJ 11am
Monday Feb 27 Cheer Meeting in HS Media Center 7:30 am
Baseball vs. Lamar Christian @ NEJ - Jr. High 5pm, Varsity 7pm
Tuesday Feb 28 Statewide ACT - 11th Grade
FPSoftball @ Wayne County 5/6:30pm
Tennis vs. South Jones @ JCJC 3:30pm
Baseball @ Millry, AL 4/6pm

 

 


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