JCSD Mission
Jones County School District is a community partnership that empowers and inspires students to reach their maximum potential and become productive citizens by providing challenging educational experiences through effective teaching strategies in environments conducive to learning.

The Jones County School District…..
We Empower and Inspire!

Welcome to the Jones County School District!

Jones County School District, 5204 Hwy. 11 N, Ellisville, MS 39437
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Phone: (601) 649-5201
Fax: (601) 649-1613

Benefit for Kayla Mosley Sponsored by the Band of Braves

We would like to let everyone know about our upcoming benefit concert that will donate all proceeds to Kayla Mosley and her family to help cover the expensive operation she will be having next week in Holland.  The night will be full of great entertainment, music, as well as a few secrets that will unveil plans for the Band of Braves.  The concert will be in the SJHS Gym at 7 p.m. on Friday March 6, 2015.  There will be light refreshments to follow in the band hall.  We would love to see you all there. We appreciate your help and support!

Dr. Suess Week @ Glade

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Sheriff Alex Hodge visited students at Glade Elementary.  Sheriff Hodge read to first grade students along with Ms. Michele Landrum's class. The students enjoyed meeting the sheriff and look forward to seeing him again. 

Dental Hygienist Visits WJE

Dental Hygienist Mrs. Teresa Powell, from Ellis and Walters Dental Care, visited with the kindergarten classes at West Jones Elementary on February 24.  She shared important dental health information with the students and surprised them with goodie bags containing dental hygiene products donated by Dr. Ellis and Dr. Walters.  After the special visit, the students are excited about keeping their teeth healthy and look forward to visiting their dentist for regular check-ups.

Glade Elementary's Students of the Month

Glade Elementary's Students of the Month for January and February...Click here to read more.

WJHS Beauty Pageant Winners 2014-15

WJHS Beauty Pageant Winners 2014-15
Audience Choice:
K. Wedgeworth
Top 10 (l-r):
K. Jordon, J. Gamble, A. Graham, S. Musgrove, L. Yates, N. Welch, H. Windham, B. Kelley, K. Keene, M. Jordan
Miss Congeniality and Most Photogenic: 
L. Yates

Top 5 (l-r):
S. Musgrove, L. Yates, N. Welch, H. Windham, B. Kelly


Mansell Named High School Heisman State Finalist

Northeast Jones senior M. Mansell has been named a 2015 Wendy’s High School Heisman State Finalist. The daughter of Sammy and Debbie Mansell of the Powers community, she recently signed to play soccer for the University of Southern Mississippi. The Wendy’s High School Heisman Program honors high school senior athletes who excel in learning, performing, and leading in the classroom, on the field, and in the community. Morgan is pictured with NEJ Supervising Principal Cooper Pope (left) and NEJ Soccer Coach Matt Reid

Ollie Otter Visits Glade

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Children at Glade Elementary's kindergarten and first grades now know about a new Mississippi booster seat law after a visit from a delightful furry mascot named Ollie Otter. The law requires that children ages 4 – 7 must be in booster seats if they are under 4’9” tall or under 65 pounds...Click here to read more.

WJHS Peer Council Teaches Tar Wars

The West Jones High School Peer Council recently taught Tar Wars to 4th and 5th graders at West Jones Elementary and North Jones Elementary. Teaching in groups, Peer Council members used games, activities, visuals, and demonstrations to bring awareness of the dangerous consequences of tobacco use. West Jones High School Peer Council teacher is Denise Graves. Also helping were Charlene Hill, Jones County School Nurse, and Teresa Harrison, Jones County Safe and Drug Free Schools Coordinator.

Pictured are: 1st Row--H. Gable, S. Shows, B. Dozier, N. Rivera, V. Lam, C. Coleman 2nd Row--R. Hudgies, K. Green, A. Presley, B. Logan, N. Duran, A. Green, P. Coleman 3rd Row--A. Pitts, C. Pitts, T. Jefcoat, A. Roberts, H. Dyess, B. Riley, M. Shoemake

iFLY Conference 2015

Middle School Correct Response Students attended the iFLY Conference (Inspiring Future Leaders Youth Conference) sponsored by Generation FREE at the Lake Terrace Convention Center, Hattiesburg on Thursday February 19. This youth-led tobacco prevention program, Generation FREE is a one-day conference for middle school students in grades seven through eight, is youth led, and  it's purpose is to educate middle school students on how they can reduce tobacco use.  NEJ students joined more than 250 students who came together to learn how to create positive change in their communities through being youth leaders. The students participated in engaging breakout sessions to further develop skills that will help them combat youth tobacco use and influence positive health decisions for everyone in the community. Generation FREE is a program funded by MSDH through combined efforts of the American Lung Association in Mississippi and the Partnership for a Healthy Mississippi. Generation FREE can be followed on Facebook at or Twitter and Instagram under @GENFREE11.

High School Art Scholarship Competition at William Carey University

West Jones High School Art students competed in the 6th annual High School Art Scholarship Competition at William Carey University. L. Jones (right) won honorable mention, G. Hosey (left) won 2nd place and a $500 scholarship, and J. Wade (middle) won the President’s Purchase Award.  Wade’s piece was purchased for $250 and will remain in a permanent collection at William Carey.

Glade Celebrates Arbor Day

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The MS Forestry Services, along with Masonite, visited Glade's third graders.  The students learned about the importance of our land and trees to our environment.  A tree was planted to help us all remember how much trees help us. 

WJ Jr High Beauty Pageant Winners 2014-15

WJ Jr High Beauty Pageant Winners 2014-15
Top 5--(l-r):
C. Bates, A. Sumrall, C. Hill, B. Bullock, K. Ulmer
Top 10--(l-r):
M. Waters, I. Jones, E. DeSantis, M. Hoover, A. Bookout
Audience Choice:
A. Kepley

Miss Congeniality:
N. Allgood

Most Photogenic:
C. Bates

Glade's Parent of the Year

Ms. Joni Huckins has been chosen for Glade's Parent of the Year for 2014-2015 school year. Ms. Huckins has volunteered countless hours helping our students and teachers. Ms. Huckins has a second grade granddaughter, Gracie Mae. Our school couldn't be the great place that it is without Ms. Joni. We appreciate all of her dedication and hard work!! 

Horizons Unlimited

Several 8th graders from West Jones Middle School were recently selected to attend Horizons Unlimited Mentoring Day at the Jones County Career and Technical Education Center. These students were able to tour the Center and participate in various course selections.

Participating were: l-r E. McDonald, R. Jones, K. Stout, A. Ford, K. Mapp, D. Chastain, E. Hosey, and K. Matthews

SJH Student Elected Senior High Beta Club President

Congratulations to South Jones Junior K. McDuffie. Kirkland was elected Senior High Beta Club State President at state convention in Tupelo. He plans to run for national beta president this summer in Nashville at the Senior High Beta National Convention.

Bohannon is NEJ's Sertoma Student of Month

Northeast Jones Sertoma Student of the Month for February is B. Bohannon.  He is the son of David and Sherrie Bohannon of the Rustin community.  Bohannon selected Casey Stroo, NEJ Physicial Science, Physics, and Advanced Placement Environmental Science instructor, to accompany him to the luncheon.  

WJHS Peer Council's Law Enforcement Appreciation Breakfast

The West Jones High School Peer Council recently hosted the annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Breakfast to honor and thank the men and women who serve and protect our area. Council members provided a buffet style breakfast combined with lots of fun and fellowship. Peer Council teacher is Denise Graves.

Pictured: Front--B. Logan, N. Rivera, T. Zachary, S. Shows 2nd--A. Presley, C. Coleman, Sheriff Alex Hodge, V. Lam, B. Riley, R. Hudgies 3rd--N. Duran, H. Dyess, A. Green, K. Green, A. Roberts, H. Gable, L. Chandler, M. Shoemake, C. Pitts, A. Pitts, T. Jefcoat, P. Coleman

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