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313 Anderson Street
Ellisville, MS  39437
(601) 477-8451
FAX:  (601) 477-3505

South Jones High School is a public high school in Jones County in Ellisville, Mississippi.  The original school was built in 1965 and was renovated in 1995.  A    special services building was built in 1993.  South Jones High School serves grades 7-12 and has an enrollment of approximately 1,400 students.  The school has an instructional staff of 94, four principals, and three counselors.

FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATHLETES (FCA): sites.google.com/site/sjhfca

SENIORS' LINK TO SCHOLARSHIPS: http://jones.k12.ms.us/District/counseling.html

SOUTH JONES BAND OF BRAVES LINK: https://sites.google.com/site/southjonesband

SOUTH JONES SHOW CHOIR LINK: http://www.sjcompany.org

Mr. Johnson
Cody Brooks
Larry Johnson

 
Supervising Principal
Cody Brooks

11th-12th Grade Principal
Dr. Ladner
Dr. Catherine Ladner

9th-10th Grade Principal
Jon Marshall

7th-8th Grade Principal

 NEWS   

 


Congratulations to the South Jones Band of Braves
for winning the U.S. Bands Class V Open Southern States Championship along with taking caption awards for best Music and Overall Effect. This concludes their competition season in which the band has been undefeated in their classification, along with taking Best in Class at all competitions this year!


Faculty, Staff, Students, and Parents: SJHS is asking for your help in receiving much needed money by participating in the Boxtops for Education Program. Please collect the special box tops from General Mills products; for example, Cheerios, etc. South Jones will receive 10 cents for each boxtop that we send them. Please ask your students to clip the Boxtops for Education emblems on General Mills food items and to send them to Mrs. April Miller in room 4 each day or each week. The following link explains more about the program: http://www.boxtops4education.com/how-box-tops-works. The student who collects the most boxtops will receive a prize at the end of the school year. Thank you for your help in encouraging your students to participate in this worthwhile project.

ASHTON DODD IS NOVEMBER LAUREL SERTOMA STUDENT OF THE MONTH
PICTURED WITH MRS. CYNTHIA BUSH
Nov Student of the Month
 
MRS. JACKSON'S CLASSES COLLECT TABS FOR RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE
Mrs. Amber Jackson's classes took up coke tabs for the Ronald McDonald house to benefit Amy Young and her daughter,
Crystal Young (3-year-old granddaughter of Mike Moss, that will be having extensive surgery November 24.
coke tabs
 
SJHS WINS TACKLE HUNGER FOOD CHALLENGE

South Jones High School recently won week 11's inaugural Tackle Hunger food challenge. The contest was against Wayne County High School. South Jones collected 2,770 cans of food for the Edwards Street Fellowship Center, which has made a difference in the lives of hungry families in the Pine Belt. Because of the effort of South Jones, the food pantry bags for the week had additional cans of food. Ann McMullen, the Executive Director stated "your willingness and excitement to participate in this challenge speaks to your compassion and love for your community." South Jones was presented with a $150 check during the South vs. Wayne County football game for their efforts. Shown below are some of the students who were involved.

canned food
 
SOUTH JONES JR. BETA CLUB OFFICERS
Jr. Beta Club Officers
L-R: Madison Jones (secretary), Jessie Tisdale (treasurer), Jared Bush (chaplain), Sydney Runnels (president), and
Nick Hutchison
(Vice President)
 
JR. BETA CLUB PERFORMS A CLEAN-UP DAY AROUND THE SOUTH JONES CAMPUS
The students picked up trash, planted fall mums and set up a fall scene at the entrance of the middle school
Jr. Beta Club flower beds 2 Jr. Beta Club flower beds
 
SOUTH JONES BAND BRINGS HOME ANOTHER CHAMPIONSHIP

The South Jones Band of Braves won best in class at Oak Grove High School’s “Groovin in the Grove,” West Harrison High School’s “Hurricane Classic,” had the highest overall score at the MHSAA Region III State Marching Evaluation in Scooba, Mississippi.  The Band of Braves completed their competition season by winning the US Bands Class V Open Southern States Championship in Chattanooga Tennessee on November 1.  This final competition in Chattanooga included 30 bands from across the Southeastern United States.

This year’s show concept was set in ancient Roman times where a man and his wife were separated, and he was enslaved to the entertainment of the arena.  The show is full of lots of theatrics including ten Roman columns placed on the football field.  The show had three movements entitled “Call to Battle,” “Broken Love,” and “Final Victory.” 

Head director Artie Adams was quoted “Our students performed beyond all expectations this marching season.  In my 27 years as a band director, I have never had a group work with more dedication and focus than these students.” Additional band staff are 
Brian Joyce, Johnathan Benson, Amber Flynt, and Patrick Hand.

band contest
band group
band contest 2
 
SOUTH JONES SECOND ANNUAL SPANISH SPELLING BEE

South Jones held its second annual Spanish Spelling Bee, which consisted of 30 participants and 17 rounds.Pictured from left: Sirlene Capers (Spanish teacher SJH and Spanish Spelling bee sponsor); Steven Sasser (5th place); Brooklyn Broadway (4th place); Madison Odom (3rd place); Mikala McCraw (2nd place); Lauren Jones (1st place); Brenda Bradley (Spanish teacher SJH); and Nolvia Ventura (Spanish teacher and Spelling Bee judge).

Spanish Spelling Bee
 

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Updated December 11, 2014