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Jones High School is a public high school in Jones County in
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
has an enrollment of approximately 1,400 students. The school
has an instructional staff of 94, four principals, and three
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.
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.
SOUTH JONES DRAMA DEPARTMENT WILL PRESENT TWO PLAYS
Thursday evening the South Jones Drama Department will present the following one-act plays:
Big Bad – The Trail of the Big Bad Wolf (app. 45 minutes)
The Toy Shop – our competition piece set on Christmas Eve (app. 30 minutes)
Doors will open at 5:30 and the curtain will open at 6:00 in the SJH PAC. Admission is $5.00
We would LOVE to see you there!
Toy Shop, our competition piece, is set in the early 1930s on Christmas Eve when the toys come alive at night.
Big Bad is the trial of the Big Bad Wolf.
SOUTH JONES 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
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.
TWIN DAY - TWO MRS. BUSHES??
See more Twin Day Pictures on Braves In Action Page
SOUTH JONES CHEERLEADERS ON SUPER HERO DAY
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).
SOUTH JONES HIGH SCHOOL BEAUTY PAGEANT TOP FIVE
Left to Right:
Anna Katherine Hodges- 3rd
Katlyn Graham --Most Beautiful
SOUTH JONES JUNIOR HIGH BEAUTY PAGEANT TOP FIVE
Left to Right:
Breanna Murphy---Most Beautiful
SCARY CREATURES FROM SOUTH JONES
See More Pictures on Braves in Action Page
SOUTH JONES VARSITY CHEERLEADERS
EMILY KNOTTS WINS 2ND PLACE IN LOBLOLLY FESTIVAL ART COMPETITION
The South Jones High School Art Department is pleased to announce that sophomore art student, Emily Knotts, placed 2nd in the recent Loblolly Festival art competition. The subject of Miss Knott's composition is the "Mason Fiber Company," the company that later became known as the Masonite Corporation.
SUMMER TAYLOR IS OCTOBER LAUREL SERTOMA STUDENT OF THE MONTH
PICTURED WITH MRS. SIRLENE CAPERS
4th Row (L-R)
Anna Brownlee (8th Grade Maid)
Allie Davis (Freshman Maid)
Grace Stringer (Freshman Maid)
Anna Sylvester (8th Grade Maid)
MARY WOODYARD IS SEPTEMBER LAUREL SERTOMA STUDENT OF THE MONTH
PICTURED WITH MR. WILLIAM DALTON
SOUTH JONES HIGH SCHOOL DELEGATES ATTEND BOYS STATE AT MSU
South Jones High School has three delegates that participated in Boys State this summer at Mississippi State University. Through the week-long program, the young citizens learn how city, county and state governments function by actually doing the job themselves. The purpose of American Legion Boys State is to identify young leaders and instill in them constructive attitudes toward the American form of government. The South Jones delegates are Colton Lott, John Ethan Hughes, and
Cory Skellion. South Jones is very proud of these young men.
SOUTH JONES WELCOMES NEW ATHLETIC
DIRECTOR, CORY REYNOLDS
BACKPACKS AND SUPPLIES DONATED TO SOUTH JONES
The Jones County Baptist Association generously
provided backpacks and school supplies to South
Jones Middle and High School. The gift was
made possible by the generosity of the
congregations in the Jones County Baptist
Association. We are so grateful and
appreciative of this thoughtful donation. Pictured are
Register and DeDe Tala with the Jones County
Baptist Association and
Cindy McKenzie, middle