Jones County Schools


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


SJHS Recognizes Faculty and Staff for Their Years of Dedication to Education

A luncheon was held in honor of the retiring faculty and staff, and they received plaques commemorating their years of service. Thanks for your many years or hard work and dedication to educating our children. We wish you a wonderful retirement and will miss you greatly!

Pictured L-R: Demple Smith - 35 1/2 years; Mike Moss - 26 years; Kitty Perry - 31 years

WJHS Girls Basketball Camp

West Jones Girls Basketball will be hosting a basketball camp for girls’ grade 3rd through 8th.The camp will be held at West Jones High Gymnasium from 8:30 am-12:00 pm on June 15-17. The cost of the camp is $35. To register for camp, forms may be picked up at West Jones Elementary School, West Jones High School, or North Jones Elementary School. For more Information, contact Sharon P Murray at (601)580- 2876.

Jones County Schools' Class of 2015/ Hall of Fame / Top Ten

Congratulations to our graduates! We are so proud of you all! To view more information and pictures, click a gallery link below:

Class of 2015
Hall of Fame
Top Ten

Class of 2015
Hall of Fame
Top Ten
Class of 2015
Hall of Fame
Top Ten

WJHS B.E.S.T. Club Hosts Luncheon For Classes

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The West Jones High School B.E.S.T. Club (Better Education Starts Today) hosted a luncheon for Cindy Hill and Mary Margaret Graves' classes. Students were treated with pizza, cookie cake, and juice boxes.

Pictured are: Cindy Hill's class:
T. Burnside, Cindy Hill-Teacher, R. Del Rio, J. Hicks

Mary Margaret Graves' class:
bottom row:  C. Townsend, G. Sullivan, K. Melton  R. Yates, D. Beech, Mrs. Jan Thornton (assistant) back row:  Mary Margaret Graves (teacher), C. Beasley, Z. Braswell, D. Keyes, A. Thrash, L. Bankson, Darlene Shows (assistant)

JCJC Hosts Luncheon to Honor Jones County Schools' Top Grads

JCJC hosted a luncheon May 5, 2015 honoring Jones County Schools Valedictorian, Salutatorian, and Historian from each High School.

Pictured from left:

NEJ: April Rudolph, Salutatorian; James Breland, Valedictorian; Caytee Walters, Historian.

SJH: Kaylee Parker, Salutatorian; Thomas Bryant, Valedictorian; Karley Jones, Historian.

WJH: Hallie Pimperl, Salutatorian; Blake Beach, Historian; Samantha Dean, Valedictorian.

West Jones B.E.S.T. Club Award Banquet

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West Jones B.E.S.T. Club (Better Education Starts Today) held its annual student banquet on Saturday, May 2. The B.E.S.T. Club was established on February 29, 1988 with the mission of promoting, with the support of the entire community, a desire among West Jones students to achieve their fullest academic potential. The B.E.S.T. Club works to instill pride in individual performance and to increase the number of students participating in the academic honors curriculum. The B.E.S.T. Club also works to increase parent and community participation in education. Members of the West Jones B.E.S.T. Club include teachers, alumni, and other supporters of education. Click here to read more.

WJHS Cheerleader to Cheer at EMCC

West Jones High School cheerleader, M. Coston, recently received a cheerleading scholarship to East Mississippi Community College.

WJE's Mighty Multipliers

Making the grade, third graders at W.J.E. recently received “Mighty Multipliers” tee-shirts for making a perfect score on their Multiplication Test. Each year John David Jefcoat, at W.J.E. adopter, buys tee shirts for W.J.E. Mighty Multipliers. Click here to read more.

WJH's Hall of Fame 2015

Pictured are:
1st Row: A. Graham, S. Dean, J. Speed, C. Shoemake
2nd:  H. Pimprel, H. Mauldin, S. Terry, H. Richards
3rd: A. Baravik, C. Bassett, M. Breitling, B. Beach, C. Poister
Back: J. Stringer, Q. Buck, R. Ishee

West Jones Track

Congratulation to the Girls Track Team, they are 5A REGIONAL CHAMPIONS and the Boys Track Team finished 5th. The top 4 athletes advance to the South State Championship this Saturday at Gulf Port High School. Click here to read more.

WJHS STAR Student and Teacher 2015

West Jones High School administration and faculty proudly announce H. Pimperl as STAR Student for 2014-15 school year. STAR Students are selected on the basis of academic excellence. Both American College Test scores and scholastic averages are compared to determine the school's STAR Student. Each STAR Student is asked to designate a STAR Teacher, the teacher who has made the greatest contribution to the student's scholastic achievement. Pimperl selected English teacher, Karla Dixon.

Braves Basketball Receive Scholar Athlete Team Award

The South Jones Braves basketball team has received the Scholar Athlete Team Award for having a team grade point average of 3.0.

SJH Students Win Ipod Shuffles

During each semester, students at SJHS were nominated monthly by teachers as a Student of the Month Nominee.   Their names were then placed in a drawing by grade level, where they were eligible to win an Ipod Shuffle. The winners for this semester are:

Pictured left to right:

7th Grade – S. Chen
8th Grade – K. Adams
9th Grade – E. Holliday
10th Grade – L. A. Brown
11th Grade – J. Brannon
12th Grade – J. Jordan

CONGRATULATIONS to these outstanding students.

EJE Receives Ladle of Hope

East Jones Elementary Jr. Beta Club was awarded the First Annual “Ladle of Hope” trophy for collecting and donating the largest amount of non-perishable food items to the Shepherds’ Tent Food Pantry.  Shepherds’ Tent is a non-profit charitable organization established in February for the purpose of providing short-term food assistance to low-income Jones County families with children in need by providing a three-day supply of food for well-balanced meals, with a goal of serving 100 families each month.  All of the Jones County and Laurel City schools were issued a challenge to participate in this drive, with the winning school receiving the “Ladle of Hope” trophy.  On April 25, 2015, Mr. Haile Gaddy presented Mr. Tommy Parker, Superintendent of the Jones County School District, with the trophy. 

Shown in the picture is Mr. Parker presenting the trophy to Mrs. Sylvia Busby, EJE Supervising Principal, and Ms. Marcia Clark, EJE Jr. Beta Sponsor.

SJH's Lauren Rogers Art Fair Winners

1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place

The South Jones High School Art Department congratulates its arts students for placing in the 2015 Lauren Rogers Art Fair.  First Place went to S. Yates for her study of Pablo Picasso.  Second Place went to T. Patterson for her study of Edger Degas.  Third Place went to E. Knotts for her study of Gustav Klimt.

WJHS Prom Safety

West Jones High School Peer Council recently hosted a Prom Safety meeting for the senior class of 2015. Guest speaker was Sheriff Alex Hodge who encouraged the students to make positive life choices by being prepared for any "what if" situations. He urged them to know what to do before being faced with issues like alcohol consumption, distracted driving, and drug usage. Peer Council sponsor is Denise Graves. Also helping with the meeting was Teresa Harrison, Jones County School District Safe and Drug Free Schools Coordinator.

Pictured are:
Front: B. Logan, T. Zachary, S. Shows, L. Chandler, N. Rivera, Sheriff Alex Hodge, V. Lam, H. Gable
2nd: A. Presley, B. Riley, K. Green, C. Coleman, A. Green, R. Hudgies
3rd: A. Roberts, H. Dyess, B. Dozier, N. Duran
4th: T. Jefcoat, C. Pitts, A. Pitts, P. Coleman

SJHS Baseball Reads to Children at SJE

Moselle Students of the Month

E. Chandler, T. Hill, A. Landrum, L. Bolton, K. Pena, W. Murry, D. Cruz, A. Owen, M. Thirion, T. Dykes, H. Giroir, A. Tisdale, E. Chandler, G. Williams, A. Clark, T. Graham, N. Murphy, T. Lawrence, E. Elliot, P. Thompson, A. Bigbie, C. Husack, J. Owen, J. Hernandez, K. Touchstone, L. Miller, B. Grimaldo, Z. Ingram.


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