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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


Jones County Career & Technical Education Center’s Educators Rising Members attend State Competition

Jones County Career & Technical Education Center’s Educators Rising members attended the State Leadership Conference that was held in Jackson, MS. Members attending the conference were K. Holloway, D. Faciane, L. A. Brown, C. Bates, A. Landry, S. Nix and R. Henry. L. A. Brown placed 1st in Public Speaking, A. Landry placed 4th in EdRising Moment, and R. Henry placed 4th in Impromptu Speaking. Brown, Landry, and Henry will advance to the EdRising National Competition held in Boston Massachusetts during June. Ellene Hosey, Teacher Academy Instructor, serves as the EdRising chapter advisor.

Pictured left to right: D. Faciane, K. Holloway, L. A. Brown, A. Landry, S. Nix, C. Bates, and R. Henry



Poetry Out Loud

Poetry Out Loud

L. Youngblood placed 2nd in the Southern Region Poetry Out Loud Contest on February 5, 2016. He will go on to compete at the state level on March 10, 2016.


WJHS Senior Brunty Signs with JCJC to Play Soccer

WJHS Senior Brunty signs with JCJC to play Soccer

West Jones High School senior A. Brunty recently signed a letter of intent to play soccer at JCJC.

Pictured: Seated: Sid Davis; Brunty; Pat Davis
Standing: Coach Joshua Sullivan, D. Brunty (sister), C. Hill (friend)


WJHS Jefcoat Signs to Play Soccer at MCC

WJHS Jefcoat signs to play soccer at MCC

West Jones High School senior K. Jefcoat recently signed a letter of intent to play soccer at Meridian Community College.

Pictured: Seated: Stacey Jefcoat (mom), Jefcoat, Kenny Jefcoat (dad)
Standing: Coach Craig Winship, Gary and Linda Rogers (grandparents) an Coach Joshua Sullivan


Dec/Jan Bus Students of the Month

December & January Bus Students of the Month

In no particular order: A. West, K. Spencer, L. Hall, A. Dobbs, E. Russell, J. Creel, B. Boreman, C. Brown, and J. Hernandez.



Glade February Teacher of the Month

Glade February Teacher of the Month

Michele Landrum has been at Glade Elementary as a Special Education teacher for three years. Ms. Landrum received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Southern Mississippi and Master’s degree from William Carey University. She is married to Bo Landrum. They have two sons Justin, 19 and Conner, 16. Ms. Landrum is also a Scoutmaster of Ellisville Boy Scouts Troop 10.


Graves NEJ Sertoma Student of Month

Graves NEJ Sertoma Student of Month

Northeast Jones Junior Z. Graves (right) was recently named Northeast Jones Sertoma Student of the Month for January.  She is the granddaughter of Mary Graves of Laurel.  Graves selected Mark Sellers (left), chairman of the NEJ Science department, to accompany her to the luncheon.


WJHS Senior Maskew Signs Scholarship to Manage Soccer at MCC

WJHS Senior Maskew signs scholarship to manage soccer at MCC

West Jones High School senior L. Maskew recently signed a scholarship to be a manager for the Meridian Community College Soccer Team.

Pictured: Seated:  Bridget Maskew (mom), Maskew, Phil Maskew (dad)
Standing: Coach Craig Winship and Coach Joshua Sullivan


Dec/Jan Students of the Month

In no particular order: M. Wade, J. Garcia, A. Pierce, Z. Breland, L. Rogers, K. McCree, S. Staples, M. Tullos, J. Morgan, A. Pitts, C. Harris, C. Bourg, B. Castro, K. Long, A. Rayner, C. Parker, E. Dearman, B. Byrd, N. Brabham, C. Ishee, K. West, A. Strickland, L. Jones, A. Ingram, H. Nichols, B. Beech, N. Graves, S. Staples, C. Ingram, D. East, C. Tisdale, K. Veasley, B. Welch, J. Posey, H. Tisdale, K. Taylor, M. Guardado, H. Ladner, D. Poore, A. Green, L. Holifield, G. Hodges, D. Nichols, J. West, D. Pitts, C. Wilson, I. Eastwood, P. Hall, and C. Weaver.

MDE Schedules Regional Literacy Meetings for K-3 Parents

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Jones County Students Sign Letters of Intent

West Jones High School senior H. Harris recently signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Jones County Junior College.

 

Pictured: Seated:  Stephanie Harris (mom); Harris; Chad Harris (dad)
Standing: WJHS Supervising Principal Lynn Lyon; Coach David Gavin; Colson Harris (brother); WJHS Head Baseball Coach Joey Ward; Coach Chanse Yelverton; and Coach Corey Tolbert
   
Congratulations to S. Phillips, L. Askew, and S. Barnes who continue to represent the Braves Nation in an excellent manner. These three outstanding football players recently signed

letters of intent to attend Southwest and Jones Community College.The students were joined by their coaches, teachers, friends, and family as they made the next step in their academic and athletic careers. In the photos, they are joined by their immediate family.

Pictured: Top Left - S. Phillips, Jr., Scott Phillips, LaDonna Phillips, and Chelsea Phillips
Top Right- Elizabeth Askew, Logan Askew, Charles Askew, and Morgan Askew
Bottom - Kim Barnes, Shane Barnes, Sam Barnes, and Symone Barnes and standing sister Morgan Askew

West Jones High School senior T. Clemons recently signed a letter of intent to play football at East Central Community College.

Pictured: Seated: D. McLean (friend); Clemons; C. McLean (friend)
Standing: WJHS Head Coach Scott Pierson; Coach Chris White; K. Moore (friend); Coach Benji Merchant; Retired WJHS Coach Wayne Graves
West Jones High School senior L. Keys recently signed a letter of intent to play football at Jones County Junior College.

Pictured: Seated: Paulet Keys (mom); Keys; Larry Keys, Sr. (dad)
Standing: WJHS Head Football Coach--Scott Pierson; Coach Chris White; Rhonda Bells (Grandmother); K. Keys (sister); Coach Benji Merchant; Retired WJHS Coach Wayne Graves

West Jones High School senior B. Young recently signed a letter of intent to play football at Jones County Junior College.

Pictured: Seated: Melissa Young (mom); Young; Kenny Young (dad)
Standing: WJHS Head Coach Scott Pierson; Coach Chris White; K. Young (brother); S. Young (sister); B. Young (brother); Coach Benji Merchant; Retired WJHS Coach Wayne Graves

As their families looked on, Northeast Jones Tiger Football standouts T. Jones (seated, 2nd from left) and C. Moffett (seated, 2nd from right) signed today to play football with Southwest Mississippi Community College in the fall of 2016.

Also Pictured (l-r)
B. Jones, K. Jones, B. Jones (seated, far left), Robert Williams, NEJ Supervising Principal Cooper Pope, NEJ Athletic Director Keith Braddock, Theola Blockman, and Vickie Moffett (seated, far right).

Glade 6th Grade Visualizing Through "Cite"

Glade 6th Grade Visualizing Through "Cite"
Last week, the 6th ELA classes worked on a visualization group

project. The students cited text evidence to illustrate the setting found in the book, "Hatchet." The students had to use an in-text citation or a paraphrase for each piece of setting that was illustrated.

 

GES Anatomy & Physiology

GES Anatomy & Physiology

During Mr. Padgett’s 6th grader Science class,  Glade Elementary students studied the external and internal anatomy of frogs. By dissecting frogs, students had a hands-on experience with body systems and their functions. Students used aprons, gloves, and dissection kits during this exciting Science lab.

 

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