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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.

Mr. Johnson Cody Brooks
Larry Johnson

Supervising Principal
Cody Brooks

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

9th-10th Grade Principal
Jon Marshall

7th-8th Grade Principal

Merry Christmas and happy New Year!!

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: 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.

South Jones Students Rewarded with Perfect Attendance Lunch
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On Monday, December 15, almost 200 students in grades 7-12, who had perfect attendance during October and November were treated to a special lunch in the South Jones Media Center. During their lunch times, students were treated to pizza, chips, cookies, and sodas. Mrs. Lightsey, the 9th and 10th grade counselor, also congratulated them and spoke about staying in school, the importance of perfect attendance as they prepare for tests, and the Mississippi Scholars program. Several seniors and juniors shared words of wisdom with the 7th and 8th graders about getting involved in school activities, community service, and other things that might help them as they prepare for high school. Congratulations to these dedicated and conscientious students who did not miss any days during the Perfect Attendance Challenge! Students with Perfect Attendance are the following:

7th grade - Austin Beech, Austen Breland, Hunter Callahan, Travis Conner, Connor Cooley, Carson Davis, Madalyn Davis, Jamari Dease, Lauren Deloach, Sean Ellis, Evan Ellzey, Aaron Garner, Cameron Glenn, Presly Graham, Elizabeth Hilbun, Danielle Holliday, Mackenzie Jones, Kaitlyn Kirksey, Alexander Kirkwood, Chad Locklear, Case McMullen, Kaitlyn Millsap, Joseph Murphy, Shane Nelson, Ashlan O'Quin, Conner Ogden, Caitlyn Ogden, Brendan Palmer, Reagan Poole, Mary Probst, Mariza Puebla, Austin Ramshur, Jordan Roberts, Hunter Sumrall, Gabrielle Walley, Amber Watts, Sarah Whisenhunt, A'Shaunti Young

8th grade - Aaron Allbrooks, Luke Basey, Danielle Beech, Erin Biglane, Ericca Bounds, Toree Bradley, Sharia Bramlett, Rachel Bryant, Ethan Culbertson, Mystikal Dennis, Seth Estes, Aaliyah Ferry, Faith Hebert, Tatyana January, NIkia Jones, Alex Lee, Madison Matthew, Tomoise McGilberry, Jordan Miller, Crystal Mixon, Mark Parish, Patricia Pounders, MIchelle Puebla, Sydney Runnels, Agustin Segura, Destin Shoemake, Elizabeth Smith, Kelsie Smith, Carlos Sparkman, Alex Stewart, Daisy Sumrall, Luther Thompson, Devin Townsend, Sarah Townsend,  Bonner Welch, Dallas Williamson, Jason Woodall

9th Grade - Kennedy Anderson, Jonathan Brooks, Annabelle Bryant, Zabeion Burks, Jayliyah Carter, Brianna Couch, Gina Dossett, Cody Ellzey, Julian Fairley, Kameron FLowers, Carson Garner, Joseph Gilliam, Steven Golemon, Britney Gray, John Isaac Hanna, Amber Hill, Bryson Hodge, Endia Holliday, Christopher Hoodless, Chandon Johns, Terrell Keys, Whitney Kirksey, Zachary Lacaze, Jeffery Lambert, Sidney Lee, Zachariah Livingston, Condarryl Magee, Justice McGill, Blake McKay, William McNeil, JaMichael Morgan, James Nelson, Katelyn Parker, Dylan Pittman, Kameron Powe, Carissa Rainey, Alexis Robertson, Callie Shows, Anna Smith, Sydney Stone, Abigayle Strickland, Tyler Thompson, Ariel Thornton, Richard Tisdale

10th Grade - Cameron Atwood, Michael Blanks, Marquez Cooley, Mancedarius Davis, Xaviera DeLoach, Nathaniel Grice, Keyara Hinton, Yakira Jones, Lauren Jones, Destiny Jordan, Jakeilon Kendrick, Andrew Lack, Napoleon McGilberry,
Caylee McLain, Jayla McLemore, Anna Mills, Ryan Nowell, Parker Powell, Quavier Roberts, Lanika Rogers, John Sasser, Azael Segura, Jeffrey Smith, Jakub Tisdale, Josie Vick, Tanner Walters, Clayton Watts

11th Grade - Elijah Boleware, Paige Davis, Ashton Dodd, Erin Dungan, Jennah Eddins, Kemberly Freeman, Maisen Keyes, Jalen Keys, Brandon Lee, Katelynn McGowen, Shannon Murell, Collin Robertson, John Sams, Lizbeth Sanchez,
Ezra Sanders, KeAndrea Smith, Tyler Ulmer, James Walters, Romarez Warren, James West

12th Grade - Brittany Amacker, Thomas Bryant, DeAnna Ellis, Nikita Evans, Katherine Guerra, Mandy Hester,
Gemma Hoodless, Kasey Hughes, John Ethan Hughes, Katie Jenkins, Karly Jones, Darius Jordan, Ethan Laird, Steven Lirette, Collin Loper, Kaylee Parker, Shreya Patel, Carolyn Patterson, Taniji Rogers, Elizabeth Ruple, Shakeisha Sims, Cory Skellion, William Stewart, Katelyn Stone, Ryan Taylor, Mandi Valentine, Colton Warden, Tyler Wilson, Amanda Woerter, Andrew Woerter

SJHS Students Win Ipod Shuffles

During the months of August through September, teachers nominated 127 students for various reasons to win monthly incentives. The nominated students from each grade won prizes including restaurant gift cards, Grand Theater movie passes, south Jones T-shirts, snack packs, music CDs, etc. At the end of the semester, those students were eligible to win an IPod shuffle. The drawing was held on Friday, and the winners from the nominees for each grade won an IPod Shuffle. The winners, pictured above are the following:

11th grade - Colton Houston; 12th grade - Katelyn Stone; 10th grade - Keegan Strickland; 8th grade - Ian Bullman; 7th grade - Danielle Holliday; 9th grade - John Isaac Hanna (not pictured)

Congratulations to all of the monthly student nominees and the grand prize winners. They are all remarkable Braves!


Steven Sasser Named HOBY Participant


Steven Sasser is in the tenth grade at South Jones High School and was selected as this year’s HOBY (Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership) participant.  He was selected by the faculty at South Jones.  He will attend the leadership seminar this summer at Millsaps College in Jackson.  Steven is the son of Stan and Tara Sasser.

Ashton Dood is November is November Laurel Sertoma Student of the Month
Pictured with Mrs. Cynthia Bush
Mrs. Jackson's Classes Collect Tabs for Ronald McDonald House
coke tabs
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.
SJH Wins Tackle Hunger Food Challenge
feeding hungry
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.
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