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We Are NEJ!

Mission Statement


January/February Calendar

Jan. 28 Football Banquet -- 6 pm -- Life Church
Jan. 29 Showchoir @ SJ
Feb. 2 TGIF/Army Rep for Seniors
American Math Comp @ USM
BB @ Home vs Mendenhall 5,6,7:30
Feb. 3 Future Leaders
Faculty Meeting--Media Center
Feb. 4 Progress Reports
FBLA to district @ JCJC
Powerlifting Tournament @ NEJ
Feb. 5 Tiger Vibe Comp @PRCC
Math & Science Comp. @ MC
BB @ HOme vs Quitman 5,6,7:30
Feb. 6 Showchoir Comp @ Jackson Academy
Feb. 9 MS Scholars Rep to visit 8th grade
BB @ WEst Lauderdale 5,6,7:30
Feb. 11 BB @ Home vs Newton County 5,6,7:30
Feb. 12 Tiger Vibe comp @ PRCC
Valentine Candy Gram
Counselor's Day
Feb. 13 Shorchoir Comp @ Purvis
Feb. 14 Valentine's Day
Sr. Beta Conv.
Feb. 15 Staff Dev/Student Holiday
Sr. Beta Conv.
Feb. 15-20 Basketball District Tournament
Feb. 16 Correct Response Conf. Hattiesburg
Sr. Beta Convention
Feb. 17 Real World Experience 9th Grade
Sr. Beta Convention
Feb. 19 Career Day @ NEJ (Juniors Only)
Tigervibe comp @ WJ
Baseball Hit-a-Thon
Jr. High Scrimmage 5:30
Feb. 20 Baseball vs SJ @ SJ 9 am
BB vs Laurel @ SJ 11am
Showchoir Comp @ WJ
FP Jamboree @ FCAH
Feb. 22-23 Basketball South State
Feb. 23 9th Grade visit to Vo-tech
Feb. 24 TARS field trip to Jackson
Feb. 25 JCJC Preview Day (Seniors Only)
Feb. 26 Advisory
Tennis @ JCJC vs West Lauderdale 4 pm
BB vs WC @ WJ 4:30
FP @ Taylorsville vs Raleigh 6 pm
Feb. 27 Baseball vs Laurel @ WJ 10 am
FP @ Taylorsville vs Puckett 12 pm



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Be sure to look at all the information about Senior ads and Senior portraits!!!
Click here!!!

2016 Tiger Yearbook!!!!

You don't want to miss this one!! Deadline is May 30, 2016.
This yearbook will be comemorating NEJ's 50th year and promises to be outstanding!!


Check, credit card, or debit card contact Herff Jones Yearbook Order Center...
Phone~1-866-287-3096 (8 to 5)
Order number~14669

New and exciting FREE app with every yearbook purchased!!


Important Links!

Seniors Check out this Scholarship Guide!! new

Asthma Inhaler, Anaphylaxis Medication, Insulin Supplies Form

Prescription Form

Over-The-Counter Medication Form  

2015 -2016 Highlights!!


Students Score Advanced on State Test

Mrs. Becky Thrash's students scoring Advanced on the English II State Test last year celebrated their victory recently.
Pictured are: Brett Beningo, Hannah Wilson, Doug Jobin, Sadie Braddock, Parker Cruise, Savannah Smith, Kyla Mann, and Mrs. Thrash.


Tiger Vibe!!
Tiger Vibe placed 2nd at the Jackson Prep Showchoir Masters on Friday, Jan. 22nd. They will be competing at South Jones this Friday, January, 29th and encourage everyone to come out and support them as they perform their show entitled "I Love it When We're Cruisin' Together".


Windham Receives Service Award

Northeast Jones junior Katie Windham was recently named the recipient of the Becky Thrash Service Award.  She is the daughter of Edward and Tammy Windham of Heidelberg.


STEM Classes Demonstrate Robot Skills

Mrs. Tew's 9th grade STEM class (6th period) was recently visited by Mrs. Melinda Anderson's 6th grade Star Reach students from East Jones Elementary School. Mrs. Tew's class is working on the Lego Mindstorms Robotic Unit. The STEM students assemble and program a robot to perform various tasks. The Star Reach students are preparing to begin building and programming robots using the Lego Mindstorms Robot Kit and came to observe the 9th graders in action. STEM students demonstrated assembling, programming and operating the Lego Robots. The high school students enjoyed interacting with the Star Reach students.


NEJ Top Senior High Beauties & Beaus

Northeast Jones Senior High Top Beauties & Beaus for 2015-2016 are (l-r) Brett Benigno, Harleigh Howell, Channin Smith,
Erika Shelton,Brittany Burnham - Senior High Most Beautiful, Richie Lopez - Senior High Most Handsome,
Bailey Thornton, Chance Sumrall, Kaleigh Lilly, Kale Voge.

NEJ's 2015-2016 Senior High Miss Congeniality is Allyson Myrick. NEJ's 2015-2016 Senior High Most Photogenic is Cassie Barnett.


NEJ Top Junior High Beauties & Beaus

Northeast Jones Junior High Top Beauties & Beaus for 2015-2016 are (l-r) Hayden Myers, Savanna Brown, Kye Nicholson,
Madison Coats, Kayden Waller -Junior High Most Beautiful, Wyatt Howell -Junior High Most Handsome,
Katelyn Eaks, Braxton Dykes, Tatum Reid, Ethan Davis, Chase Gieger.

NEJ's 2015-2016 Junior High Most Photogenic is Anna Landrum. NEJ's 2015-2016 Junior High Miss Congeniality is Kamryn Clark.

NEJ Serteens Participate in Annual Christmas Parade

NEJ Most Beautiful and president of Serteens, Britteny Burnham.

Daniel Easley and Lyle wood, Santa's Elves, led the Sertoma Christmas Parade.

August Parker and Whitney Fowler on the Santa float. Also helping, Ivy Tayler, Bailee Hale, and Katie Windham.


NEJ FFA Wins at Federation

Northeast Jones FFA members brought home several awards from the recent Black Gold Federation FFA Contest held at
Jones County Junior College. 
NEJ FFA Vocational-Agriculture Instructors / FFA Advisors are Aaron Scammahorn and David Walters.

Kendall Myrick placed 3rd in Junior Extemporaneous Speaking. 
She is the daughter of Kevin and Alicia Myrick of the Powers community.

Lara Beth Wright, the daughter of Johnny and Ashley Wright of the Glade community,
received 2nd place in Junior Prepared Public Speaking.

Alex Brand placed 2nd in Junior Creed Speaking. 
He is the son of Wendell and Barbara Braddock of the Powers community.

The Junior Parliamentary Procedure team of (l-r) Kendall Myrick, Gabi Hodge, Ethan Knight, Skylar Myrick,
Caedance Hodge, Lara Wright (Alternate), and Brianna Fenton (not pictured) won 1st place.

Zach Hodge, the son of Chris and Jennifer Hodge of the Myrick community,
received 2nd place in Senior Extemporaneous Speaking.

Jaymee Myrick won 1st place in Senior Creed Speaking. 
She is the granddaughter of Wilbur Chancellor.

Hiedi Bonner, the daughter of Jimmie and Virginia Bonner of Richton,
placed 2nd in Senior Prepared Public Speaking. 

The Senior Parliamentary Procedure Team of (l-r) Hogan Brewer, Paige Wilson, Mark Wagnon,
Jaysen Doggett, Devon Wolff, and Zach Hodge won 1st place.

NEJ Mr. & Ms. NEJ elections are:

M/M NEJ Junior High Jana Stewart and Curt Parker
M/M NEJ High School Chelsea Newell and Toby Jones

The results of the NEJ Beauty Beau Pageant
on Thursday, Nov. 19 are:

JH Most Photogenic: Anna Landrum
JH Miss Congeniality: Kamryn Clark

JH Top 10 includes: Kayden Waller, Katelyn Eaks, Tatum Reid, Madison Coats,
Savanna Brown, Aurora Loper, Tristen Gendusa, Cambry Holifield, Keri Stringfellow,
Raegan Byrd   Wyatt Howell, Braxton Dykes, Ethan Davis, Chase Gieger,
Hayden Myers,Kye Nicholson

JH Top 5 includes: Katelyn Eaks, Tatum Reid, Madison Coats, Savanna Brown

JH Most Beautiful and Most Handsome: Kayden Waller and Wyatt Howell

HS Most Photogenic: Cassie Barnett
HS Miss Congeniality: Allyson Myrick

Becky Thrash Service Award Winner: Katie Windham

HS Top 10 includes: Brittany Burnham, Erika Shelton, Kaleigh Lilly, Bailey Thornton,
Harleigh Howell, Jade Padgett, Cassie Barnett, Olivia Johnston, Chelsea Newell,
Tatum Dickerson, Richie Lopez, Brett Benigno, Kale Voge, Channin Smith,
Chance Sumrall, Kameron Voge, Micah Heathcock, Houston Norton, Logan Pippen,
Austin Holifield

HS Top 5 includes: Erika Shelton, Kaleigh Lilly, Bailey Thornton, Harleigh Howell

HS Most Beautiful and Most Handsome: Brittany Burnham and Richie Lopez

Serteens Contribute to Christian Food Mission

NEJ Serteen collected canned foos for the Christian Food Mission. Pictures on bottom
from let are Cameron Sullivan, Cynsleigh Gatlin, Evan Chisholm, Destiney Hooks,
BreAnn Blue, arceli Figueroa, Esmeralda Figueroa. Back row from left are
Dylan Geiger, Patricia Hodge, Bailee Hale, Joley Brewer, Jonathan Blackledge,
Kale Voge, and Mr. Robert Smith, Director of the Christian Food Mission.
Sponsor for NEJ Serteens is Becky Thrash.

October Serteen of the Month


Parker Cruise was chosen as October Serteen of the Month. He chose
Ms. Clark, math department,
to accompany him to the Sertoma luncheon.



TARS conducted a canned food drive for the
Domestic Abuse Shelter in Laurel. 
This was the community service project for the
club for Sept/Oct.

TARS conducted a “MOCK” election prior to the
November election. A total of 286 NEJ students/faculty
cast their ballots for the local, state, and presidential elections.
Donald Trump was elected as President!

Installation Lunch ~ Wednesday ~ Nov. 18 ~ Ms. Tew's Room
Come during your regular lunch period and enjoy pizza!


NEJ Student Council Attends Leadership Conference

NEJ's Student Council recently attended a Leadership
Conference at JCJC.

NEJ Web Design Class Visits Mitchell Farms

NEJ's Digital Web Design class recently visited Mitchell Farms to tour and practice their camera skills. After the hayride tour,
the students visited the Corn Maze,rustic cabins, sunflower fields, peanut house, playground and other interesting sites available
on the farm. Owner, Ms. Mitchell, personally showed the students points of interest in the cabins and even demonstrated the player
piano for them. The students were delighted with all aspects of visiting the farm and came away with many interesting pictures.
Each student also was able to pick out their very own pumkin. Ms. Mitchell took the time to pose for a picture with the students.
From the left: D. Little, D. Hinton, M. Simons, J. Foster, K. Windham, Ms. Mitchell, C. Fowler, S. Minniefield, M. Cooley, C. Walker,
L. Pippen, and R. Parker. Students were chaperoned by Business Ed teacher, Debbie Griffin and STEM teacher, Becky Tew.


2015-2016 Show Choirs

Tiger Vibe

Gold Horizons

Text Box: NEJ Spooky!

Mr. Mark Sellers, Science; D. Little, J. Wilson

FBLA Officers Attend ECCC Fall Conference


FBLA officers A. Middleton, H. Hollinghead, J. Foster, D. Easley, R. Gatlin, and J. Rogers recently attened the annual FBLA Fall Leadership Conference
held on the campus of East Central Community College in Decatur, MS. The students were treated to breakfast and lunch while on campus and also toured the
campus.Various workshops were also presented throughout the day. Advisers Debbie Griffin and Becky Tew accompanied the students.More pics from the day...


Hankins NEJ Sertoma Student of Month

Camille Hankins, the granddaughter of Bettie Gaudet of the Powers community, was selected as Northeast Jones Sertoma Student of the Month for October. 
She selected Mrs. Cindy Rice to accompany her to the luncheon.

Future Business Leaders of America Announce 2015-2016 Officers

FBLA officers for the 2015-2016 school year are Ryan Gatlin, Parlimentarian; Haleigh Hollinghead, Sec/Treasurer; Angi Middleton, Community Service Chair;
Jacob Foster, VP; Daniel Easley President; and Jacob Rogers, Reporter. FBLA is a very active organization on the NEJ campus with over 75 members.
These officers lead the membership in various community service projects, business-related activities, and leadership training. Community service projects that
are currently being worked on are Cute Caps for Chemo Kids, March of Dimes Spook Basket fundraiser, and collections for Secret Meals. Members are also signing
up for the annual Southern District Leadership Conference held on Feb. 4, 2016 at JCJC. Students will compete in various business events and winners
will advanceto state competition. Advisors are Becky Tew, STEM and Debbie Griffin, Business Ed.

Veterans Day

Thursday, November 5, 2015 9:00 A.M.
Northeast Jones High School Performing Arts Center

Program includes performances by: NEJ Gold Horizons Showchoir and NEJ Tiger Pride Band A brunch will be held in the school cafeteria immediately
following the program for all veterans and their guests.

Hosted by:
Northeast Jones Senior Beta Club
For more information Call the school office at 601.425.2347
or E-mail Jessica Stroo at:


Red Ribbon Week

Elementary students kick off Red Ribbon Week

more Red Ribbon...

FBLA Celebrates Boss's Day!

FBLA officer and Community Servicer Chair, Angi Middleton, presents Middle School Principal Eric Walters a goody basket she created and
decorated with tiger stripes. FBLA members wanted to show their principals how much they love them and appreciate their support! Daniel Easley, Jacob Foster
and Jacob Rogers present baskets to Dr. Lowery and Mr. Pope. Ryan Gatlin is shown giving Mr. P. T. Jones a basket of appreciation for all he does for NEJ.
The faculty and staff also honored the principals by providing them with a luncheon.



Steven Palazzo Youth Leadership Summit

Several NEJ students were honored to attend Congressman Steven M. Palazzo's annual Youth Leadership summit on the coast Oct. 15, 2015. Pictured above are students S. Braddock, H. Smith, C. Hankins, K. Mann, S. Mello, H. Wilson, P. Cruise and S. Smith. Accompanying the students were Social Studies teachers Mr. Mills and Mr. Beniot.



Homecoming in the Jungle!
Pink Out the Jungle!


NEJ Tigers Prepare to Celebrate 2015 Homecoming

The Northeast Jones Tigers will celebrate Homecoming on Friday, October 9, 2015.  The Homecoming Parade will begin at 6 p.m. followed by the
Homecoming Ceremony and crowning of the 2015 Tiger Homecoming Queen.  The ceremony will be followed by the Homecoming game against West Lauderdale
at 7 p.m.  Pictured are the members of the 2015 NEJ Homecoming Court: 
(Back row, l-r) Mason Mills, A’mya Stevens-Freshman Maid; Campbell Hankins, Bailey Parker-7th Grade Maid; Courtney Lee-8th Grade Maid, Jonah Holland.
(Third row, l-r) Reid Reynolds, Katelynn Perry-Sophomore Maid; Tatum Dickerson-Senior Maid, Houston Norton; Katie Windham-Junior Maid, Brett Benigno, .
(Second row, l-r) Ashia Moore-Tiger Maid, Bryson Turner, Jonathan Blackledge,Hayden Nowell-Football Maid, Casey Ulmer, Araceli Figueroa-Student Body Maid,
Madison Gatlin-Student Body Maid, Landon Martin, Tierra Gallaspy-Football Maid, Willis Gully, Mark Wagnon, Hiedi Bonner-FFA Sweetheart.
(Front row, l-r) Eli Adams, Brittany Burnham-Maid of Honor, Hannah Beech-Queen, Timmy Beech, Chelsea Newell-Maid of Honor, Jo’i Jones.

Students Attend 2nd Annual "Digital Dawg Byte" High School Technology Comptetition

FBLA students Daniel Easley, Jacob Rogers, Jacob Foster and Stephen Schrimpshire competed in a series of technology-based events at MSU on Sept. 30, 2015.
The boys had to work as a team to create an app website, participate in a trivia contest about business via a Kahoot!, and they toured the campus taking
photos to use in a video collage. The event was sponsored by the ISWD of MSU. FBLA sponsors Becky Tew and Debbie Griffin accompanied the students.
(More Pics from the day)


A Night in The Jungle Pep Rally!!

Northeast Jones High School will hold "A Night in the Jungle" pep rally at 6 pm in the high school gym on Thursday, October 1.
We invite all Tiger fans to come out and pump up our team as they prepare to begin district play Friday night at Northeast Lauderdale.
Free admission. Concessions will be sold.
(Wear your favorite Jungle outfit.)


Homecoming/Pink Out Shirts on Sale

Find attached the Pink Friday Nights Sky Lantern 2015 form for those who wish to celebrate/remember relatives and friends who are fighting cancer or
who fought the good fight. Also our pink out shirt is dark Heliconia Pink in Comfort Color.Short sleeve with large design on back and small design on front....$15 dollars.
Proceeds from shirts and lanterns go to American Cancer, Jones County Chapter, to fight cancer. Email or text Ms. Rice, if you want a shirt or lantern.

Yearbook Raffles Quilt

Josarah Slover and Brent Phillips~~Josarah Slover, Jaeden Ekes, Kayla Curtis, Paige Myrick, Alec McCormick, Victoria McLauren, Alyssa Fulgham ,
Mason Mills, Brent Phillips


The Northeast Jones Yearbook members are selling $1.00 raffle tickets on the NEJ 50th Quilt. The quilt was stitched together by Judy Walters, an NEJ grad.
We will sell tickets all fall, with a winner drawn before Christmas break.

The pillow forms were donated by alum Barbara Odom; t-shirt toppers were stitched by Judy Walters.
The pillows with 2015 tshirts (white game face, black gameday, and black straight outta the jungle) are $20.00 each; the pillows with shirts prior
to this fall are $15.00 each.
NEJ Tigers 15 vs. West Jones 7 (W)
NEJ Tigers 33 vs. Bay Springs 26 (W)
NEJ Tigers 7 vs. South Jones 17 (L)
NEJ Tigers 27 vs. Heidelberg 6 (W)
NEJ Tigers 36 vs. Taylorsville 14 (W)
NEJ Tigers vs. NE Lauderdale (w)
NEJ Tigers vs. W Lauderdale (L)
NEJ Tigers 50 vs. Quitman 18 (w)


FBLA Recognizes NEJ Maintenance Crew

FBLA officers Ryan Gatlin, Haleigh Hollinghead, and Angi Middleton presented Ms. Mary with an appreciation basket. Jacob Rogers, Daniel Easley,
and Jacob Foster present Mr. Tommy with a basket of appreciation.
We want to say a big THANK YOU to the ones who keep our campus running smoothly!

1st Game of the Season

Seniors tailgating before the big game!

NEJ Tigers 15 vs. West Jones 7


The Northeast Jones Drama Department will present


September 16-18, 2015

Brett Benigno as Fonzie
Lauren Hankins as Pinky Tuscadero
Taylor Pippin as Marion
Hunter Byrd as Howard
Will Walters as Richie
Emily Waddill as Joanie
Ben Bohannon as Arnold
Ravin Jefferson as Chachi
Lance Doggett as Potsie
Derrick Williams as Ralph Malph

NEJ's student body is invited to the Friday, September 18 showing at 9:00AM
Thursday, September 17 is open to the public (7:00PM)
Student tickets are $5; Teachers are free

If you would like to order a Happy Days tshirt, Ms. Patrick know. Another order will be placed Monday, Aug. 31. They are grey short sleeve, very soft tees. $10 each. YXS - 4X.


Homecoming, Class Officer, Class Favorite Guidelines!

Applications for Homecoming Court, Class Officer, and Class Favorite may be picked up in the high school Media Center or the middle school office. 
ALL applications must be returned to Ms. Jordan in the high school media center before 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 8, 2015.  

 Applicants for Homecoming Court - remember that you will not do campaign posters this year!!! 
Each Homecoming Court candidate is to turn in two 4” x 6” photos with their completed application. 
Photos will be placed on cardstock with the candidates name and position they are running for and will be
displayed in a central location in both the high school and the middle school. 
(Examples may be seen in the high school media center.)

Please read your Homecoming Campaign Rules (attached to the application) carefully!A sample ballot is posted on the high school media center door
and is updated daily! The election is scheduled for Thursday,September 17, 2015! Homecoming is October 9, 2015!

Holifield NEJ Sertoma Student of Month

CaitlHolifield (right) was recently named Northeast Jones Sertoma Student of the Month for August. 
She is the daughter of Darrell and Jennifer Holifield of Laurel.  Caitlyn selected NEJ French and Advanced Placement World History instructor
Mrs. Jessica Stroo to accompany her to the luncheon.


NEJ 1st Football Shirt of the Season!

NEJ game shirt for first game for "whiting out" the Jungle on Friday, August 28, versus a cross-county rival. The shirt is short sleeve, beefy T,
white, and $15.00....sizes adult small through adult 4X.....shirts are preordered and shouldbe in by Tuesday, August 25....shirt design is a
huge black, gold, and gray tiger on the front of the shirt with our small 1965 logobeneath the collar on the back of the shirt. *Beefy T white
shirt means thicker and non-see through! Better let Ms. Rice know if you want one so we can add your name to the list. Help support our
Tigers and join our "White Out" the Jungle on August 28!


Serteen Officers 2015-2016


Caleb Lee, Chaplain; Hayden Nowell, Secretary; Jedidiah Slover, Project Committee Member; Brittany Burnham, President; Ben Bohannon,
Vice President; Mrs. Rebecca Green, Serteen Sponsor

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