Jones County Schools


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

Glade April Teacher of the Month

Mrs. Ashley Smith is in her 8th year of her teaching career, and her 1st year teaching 6th grade at Glade Elementary. She is a graduate of William Carey University with her Masters of Science in Elementary Education. She is married to Jason Smith, and she has 2 children: Katie,11; and Caroline, 6. She, along with her family, attend Journey Church of Laurel.

New Stage Theater Visits South Jones High School

During National Library Week, Jackson, Mississippi's New Stage Theater Traveling Group, presented a morning and afternoon performance of their shows. The four cast members presented, Walk Don't Ride! A Celebration of the Fight For Equality and Mississippi Talking: Scenes From Mississippi Writers. Over 750 students, including Kellie Smith's Drama Classes, who are pictured here, were able to enjoy the productions where they were given a glimpse of both Mississippi's rich literary history, but also a look at historical events that they study in U.S. History and their Mississippi Studies Class. The students were given concrete experiences of actually seeing professional live theater, who might not have been able to attend an actual performance, and help enhance their understanding of events they have studied in class. Otha Keys, South Jones' Librarian coordinated and scheduled the shows which were sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi and the Chisolm Foundation.

WJMS Students Win at Convention

A. Thornton (top left), an eighth grader at West Jones Middle School, won 1st place in the Social Studies competition. His first place finish qualified him to compete at the National Beta Club Convention to be held in New Orleans. Thornton is the son of Tonya and David Thornton.

C. Broom (bottom left), an eighth grader at West Jones Middle School, won 1st place in Art in the area of sketch. He and M. Williams (top right) won 3rd place in the Spot Light Your Club Competition. Broom has qualified to compete at the National Beta Club Convention in the area of Art. Broom and Williams' 3rd place finish qualified them to compete at the National Beta Club convention to be held in New Orleans.

C. Tolbert (bottom right) is the newly elected State Junior Beta Club Vice President. He is a 7th grader and West Jones Middle School and received an invitation to run for the office of Vice President at the National Junior Beta Club Convention, which will be held in New Orleans. He is the son of Ronnie and Melissa Tolbert.


WJHS Shows to Cheer at JCJC

West Jones High School senior C. Shows recently signed a scholarship to cheer at JCJC.

Pictured with her are her parents, Jeanell and Bobby Shows.
Standing are Lynsie Brown and Debbie Bender, cheer sponsors, and Lynn Lyon, WJHS Supervising Principal

Northeast Jones 2016 Hall of Fame

Front row (l-r) T. Pippin, A. Parker, A. Myrick
Second row (l-r) C. Barnett, K. Hinton
Third row (l-r) M. Wagnon, H. Beech, H. Grantham, B. Burnham, J. Foster
Back row (l-r) B. Bohannon, D. Easley, C. Sumrall, H. Norton, M. Heathcock

WJHS Bullock Signs with MS Gulf Coast

WJHS Bullock Signs with MS Gulf Coast

West Jones High School senior J. Bullock recently signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.

Seated: Lori Bullock, mom; Bullock; Jay Bullock, dad
Standing: WJHS Coach Joey Ward; J. Bullock, sister; Coach Corey Tolbert and Coach Chanse Yelverton

Parent Information for MAP State Testing

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First-Time Elementary Student Kindergarten Pre-Registration for 2016-2017
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Note:  Child must be 5 years of age on, or before, September 1, 2016.

EJE Jr. Beta Wins at Convention

EJE Press Release- Jr Beta Wins at Convention

East Jones Elementary Jr. Beta Club recently attended the 2016 Mississippi State Jr. Beta Convention held in the Mississippi Coast Coliseum.  While there, the club received recognition and a plaque for increasing the number of attendees from previous years.  Also, after participating in numerous academic, arts, crafts, musical, and other competitions, East Jones was named 3rd Place Winner in Songfest.  As a result of being a finalist, East Jones will be competing against Songfest winners from across the nation this summer at the National Jr. Beta Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana. 

Pictured with the Songfest Award Left to Right: Sylvia Busby, EJE Supervising Principal, M. Hill, L. Thomas, Thomas Parker, JCSD Superintendent, and Marcia Clark, Beta Sponsor

Parker Slover Sign With JCJC

Parker Slover Sign With JCJC

As their parents, friends and coaches looked on, Northeast Jones seniors J. Slover and A. Parker signed this morning to play tennnis for Jones County Junior College next year!!

Pictured are (seated, l-r) Lisa Slover, J. Slover, A. Parker, Destiny Parker; (standing, l-r) Rosemary Norton (Tennis Coach), Shannon Slover, Cooper Pope (NEJ Supervising Principal), John Parker, Jessica Collins (Tennis Coach).

SJH Announces Hall of Fame 2016

Front Row L to R: S. Taylor, A. Dodd, M. McAlpin ,K. Campell, K. McGowen, M. Brewer, A. Johnson, C. Lee
Second Row L to R: A. Long, L. Jenkins, A. Barnett, A. Breland, A. C. Evans, M. Woodyard, P. Graham
Third Row L to R: S. Barnes, J. Tims, M. Morgan, K. McDuffie, L. Thompson, T. Miller, S. Phillips

Heathcock Named District V Linday Callahan Winner

Heathcock Named District V Linday Callahan Winner
Northeast Jones senior M. Heathcock was recently named the recipient of the Lindy Callahan Scholar Athlete Award for the most outstanding male scholar athlete in District V. The honorees - one boy and one girl from high schools in each of the MHSAA's eight geographical districts - were selected for their academic accomplishments. He served as the soccer team captain for the Northeast Jones' Region champions for the 2015-2016 season and received the Tiger Award for both soccer and tennis in his junior year. Ranked 1st of 157 seniors, Heathcock has lettered for four years in both soccer and tennis, has a GPA of 4.43 and an ACT score of 23. The son of Paul and Judith Heathcock of Heidelberg, he has received academic awards in AP English, Government, Calculus, Physics, Biology, Environmental Science, and U.S. History as well as Perfect Attendance awards and the 2014 Principal's Award. He is a member of the Beta Club and Serteens and is a staff photographer for the 2015-2016 Tiger Yearbook. Heathcock was a 2014 participant in the DEPA Youth Leadership University and is a member of Lads to Leaders Youth Group of Ellisville Church of Christ. He plans to attend Mississippi State University with a major in mechanical engineering.

WJHS Art Winners

WJHS Art Winners

West Jones High School Art I National Art Honor Society students competed in the Lauren Roger’s Museum of Art annual Art Fair, which is structured like a science fair.  Project boards consisted of research on art movements and design, essays, analytical drawings, and a corresponding art work. .  R. Reynoso (pictured left) won 1st place and $150.  L. Hughes (pictured right) won 3rd place and $50.

SJE Students Create Replicas of Mt. Vesuvius and Pompeii

Students in Ms. Holifield's sixth grade Science class at South Jones Elementary were asked to construct a replica of Mt. Vesuvius and the ancient Roman city of Pompeii using a bottle of Diet Coke and crafting materials. Once complete, students used the Scientific Method in order to devise the quickest, most efficient means of inserting Mentos into the Diet Coke!

NEJ Students Place 1st in Tractor Operations and Maintenance

1st place in Tractor Operations and Maintenance

Northeast Jones FFA's H. Brewer (Center) and Z. Hodge (Left) recently won 1st place in Tractor Operations and Maintenance in state Career Development Event competition at Mississippi State University.  Brewer is the son of Ricky and Missy Brewer of the Myrick community and Hodge is the son of Chris and Jennifer Hodge of the Myrick community.  Their Vocational-Agricultural Education Instructors / FFA Advisors are Aaron Scammahorn and David Walters (far right).

“Making Music” at Glade Elementary

Mrs. Priscilla Burges music students constructed fully-functioning musical instruments from materials and items found at their homes.


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