Jefferson High School News

Jefferson Baseball Wins First State Championship

Jefferson Baseball Wins First State Championship

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JCS Agriculture Department hosted Ag Day

Students enjoyed a beautiful day learning about animals, farm equipment, and horticulture.  All activities were led by JMS/JHS students.  A great big thank you to them for a job well done!

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Jefferson City School Ag Department Annual Spring Plant Sale

The JHS and JMS Agricultural Department will host its Annual Plant Sale from April 16-20 from 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm and on Saturday April 21st from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

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Mrs. Wilder’s AP Literature Class Visits The Shakespeare Tavern in Atlanta.

On Tuesday, March 14, students from Mrs. Wilder’s AP Literature class had the opportunity to attend the Shakespeare Tavern in Atlanta.

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Total Person Candidates Complete Perfectly Polished Etiquette Training

On Sunday, March 11th, seniors of the total person program participated in the Perfectly Polished etiquette training class.

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C.J. Guzman is the 2018 Star Student and Lane Guzman is the 2018 Star Teacher

C.J. Guzman won the Star Student award by achieving the highest SAT score of anyone in the Senior class. He named his mother, Lane Guzman, the Star Teacher for 2018. Congratulations to the Guzman family!

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New Neighbor Notebook from FBLA

The Jefferson High School Chapter of the Future Business Leaders America has developed a New Neighbor Notebook to be given to new families moving into Jefferson.

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Five Dragons Sign Scholarships

Five Dragons took part in a signing ceremony on National Signing Day. Hunter Griffith and Logan Garner are attending Reinhardt University, Bryce Moore will attend Tusculum College, Noah Mulvey will attend Dordt College and Colby Wood will attend Wofford.

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Jefferson Advances Thirteen Wrestlers to State

The Dragon Wrestling Team won the Area Tournament and are advancing thirteen wrestlers to state.

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Dragon Swimmers and Divers have Best State Finish in their History

The Dragon Swimming Team competed in State this past weekend and had their best state finish in their history. The girls finished 7th and boys 17th.

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Five JHS Students Make Semi-Final Round of Governor's Honor Program

Please congratulate the following JHS Dragons for making the Semi-Final round of the Governor's Honor Program.

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Jefferson Dragons Make It to State Swim Meet

The JHS Swim team has made it to the state meet! View the full story to see our lineup.

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Mrs. Wilder Hosts Annual Great Gatsby Party

Every year, Mrs. Wilder hosts a Great Gatsby party in honor of her favorite novel. This year was no exception! View the full story for highlights and photos.

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JHS Mock Trial Team

The JHS Mock Trial Team competed in regional trial competition Saturday at the UGA Law School. This was their second time competing as a team. Our Law Dragons performed wonderfully!

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Mock Trial Saturday at U.G.A

Jefferson's Mock Trial team goes to U.G.A to compete in regionals

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Jefferson High School's New Pep Band

Jefferson High School's new Pep Band was in attendance at the basketball game for the first time Monday January 22nd. We would like to thank the Pep Band and Jason Sneath for adding to the atmosphere at The Arena.

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JHS FBLA at Region Competition last night

We are so proud of all of our competitors that represented JHS FBLA at Region Competition.

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The National Parks Trip is Accepting Applications

The National Parks Trip is now accepting applications for rising sophomores and juniors. National Parks Trip is a five day tour of Mid-Western National Parks.

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Jefferson FBLA Gives Back

The Jefferson High School chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America recently teamed up with the Jefferson Middle School FBLA chapter to clean up Washington Street.  The students made their way from the schools to Swirlee's Frozen Yogurt and picked up trash along the way. 

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Jefferson Retires Brandon Mosley and Chris Beck's Jersey

On Friday night, October 13th, the Dragon Nation honored two former greats by retiring their high school jerseys. Chris Beck was and still is an outstanding pitcher.

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Drama Dragons to Perform Macbeth October 25th and 26th at 7:00 p.m.

Come out and support the Drama Dragons and watch their performance of Macbeth October 25th and 26th at 7:00 p.m.

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Dragon Football to face St. Pius Friday

The Jefferson Dragon football team is 6-1 headed into week 7

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JHS Adopts Lemm Elementary School After Hurricane Harvey

Coach Colquitt, Head Boys Soccer Coach at JHS gathered and delivered school supply donations for Lemm Elementary School in Houston, Texas to help relief efforts from Hurricane Harvey.

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JHS Homecoming Court Announced

Jefferson High School 2017 Homecoming Court

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JHS Spirit Week

Jefferson Spirit Week

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Drama Parents Night Out

Drama Club is hosting a unique fundraiser this year called "Parents Night Out."   Parents’ Night Out is a service offered by the Jefferson High School Drama Club.

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Jefferson vs. Gainesville

On Friday September 22, 2017, the Jefferson Football Dragons defeated the Gainesville Red Elephants 33-3

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JHS Cross Country Meet in Helen

On October 5, the JHS cross country team travels to Helen to compete in the Runners Fit Mountain Invitational.

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Welcome Scotland Exchange Students

On September 29, 2017, JHS will be welcoming the Scotland Exchange Students,

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Cross Country Team places high at the Aubrae Gunderson Invitational

The Jefferson High school cross country team takes first and second at the Aubrae Gunderson Invitational on Saturday, September 23rd.

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Jefferson City Schools Announce School Level Teachers of the Year

Mark Mullis (JES), Lori Gunter (JA), Taylor Brown (JMS) and Harry Cooper have been named teacher of the year at their respective schools.

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Cross Country Teams Performs Well at Lamar Murphy Meet

Jefferson's high school cross country teams performed well as a team and as individuals at last week's meet at Lamar Murphy Park.

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Jefferson Football Away Game at Riverwood

After a dominating match up against Discovery last week the Jefferson Football team is gearing up for another great game Friday August 25 away against Riverwood at 7:30 pm.

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Fundraising for AFJROTC

AFJROTC is selling fresh apples to support the AFJROTC program. AFJROTC is selling fugi, golden delicious, granny smith, and red delicious apples. AFJROTC is selling apples in pecks, half bushels, and bushels. The deadline to buy apples is September 8, 2017 and order delivery will be September 13 - 14, 2017.

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Cross Country Team Starts Season

The Jefferson High School cross country team takes the trail August 26th in Jefferson at Lamar Murphy Park at 8:00 am for their first meet of the season.

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Jefferson Forms a Mountain Biking Team.

The Dragons have a new sports team to support this year - a mountain biking team. They are led by Bob Kerr and will compete in 5 races.

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Volleyball Wins Two at Morgan County

Jefferson's volleyball team traveled to Morgan County and played two matches winning both.

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Join the JHS Mechatronics Club Monday August 7th

The JHS Club will meet at the S.T.E.A.M. Center from 3:30pm to 5:00pm on Mondays & Wednesdays.

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Turnaround Award Winners for 2017

'Straighten It Out' - Turnaround Award Winners for 2017. This award program is sponsored by Howell Orthodontics.

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Jefferson High School Awarded U.S. News and World Report Silver Medal

Jefferson High School was awarded a Silver Medal by U.S. News and World Report in their Best High School's in America rankings.

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Luke Bell Named as Governor's Honor Program Finalist

Jefferson High School is pleased to announce that sophomore Luke Bell, has been selected as a finalist for the 2017 Georgia Governor's Honors Program (GHP).

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AFJROTC Wins Big at State

The Jefferson AFJROTC program put on a great show this past weekend at the State Drill Meet hosted in Macon, GA.

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JHS Track travels to Tallahassee and competes is the FSU Track Meet

The JHS Track team had a very successful meet with many fantastic performances by its standout members.

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Christian Morsut signs with Lenoir-Rhyne University

This morning, Jefferson soccer player Christian Morsut signed with Lenoir-Rhyne University

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Band Marches in Chicago St. Patrick's Day Parade

The Jefferson Dragon Band was invited to participate in the 2017 St. Patrick's Day Parade in Chicago.

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JHS FBLA Competes at State Conference

JHS FBLA competed at the State Conference and had ten students place. Congratulations to all the competitors and the following students who placed at the state level.

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JHS receives Audio Visual Grant Valued at $30,000

To support the delivery of the new Audio Visual and Film Pathway, Jefferson High School has received an equipment and platform grant provided by a partnership between the state of Georgia and The ESE Network Corporation valued at $30,000.

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Jefferson Students Participate in the Georgia United Nations Assembly

Harry Cooper and Cathy Carter chaperoned the following Jefferson Students at the Georgia United Nations Assembly. The Georgia United Nations Assembly is a simulation of the General Assembly and Security Council of the United Nations.

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Jefferson Wrestling Wins 17th Straight Traditional Team State Title

The Jefferson Wrestling Team won its 17th straight state title in the team traditional tournament. Dawson Bates won an individual state championship in the 132 lb Weight Class.

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Lady Dragons Basketball Wins 8AAAA Region Championship

The Lady Dragons beat North Oconee 42-29 to win the Region Championship.

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Jefferson Qualifies 12 wrestlers for State Tournament

This past weekend the wrestling state sectionals were held at Jefferson High School. Jefferson had 12 wrestlers qualify for the Traditional State tournament.

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JHS, JMS, JES Receive 5-star Climate Rating

JHS, JMS and JES received a 5-star climate rating by the Georgia Department of Education. This is the highest rating on their measure.

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JHS Swimmers compete in Region Meet

JHS swimmers and divers travel up to Calhoun and acquire state qualifying times.

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Dragons Wrestling Wins 16th Consecutive Duals State Title

On January 14th, the Jefferson Dragon wrestling team won the state duals for the 16th consecutive time. This broke the Gilmer Bobcats 31-match winning streak and 7 straight dual titles. Go Dragons!

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Gene Cathcart Named Head Football Coach for JHS

Gene Cathcart was named head coach of the Dragon Football Team on January 12th.

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Jefferson has 4th Highest CCRPI Score in Georgia

The 2016 CCRPI scores were recently released. Read this article for more information about what CCRPI is and how Jefferson scored

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Jefferson Students Attend 72nd Georgia Youth Assembly

Congratulations to the members of the Jefferson High School Youth Assembly Delegation! 19 of your classmates attended the three day 72nd Youth Assembly Conference in Atlanta.

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JHS Swim Team takes 1st at Fall Frenzy Invitational

The JHS Swim Team participated in the annual Fall Frenzy invitational November 12th.

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Jefferson Beats Cairo to get to Semifinals

Jefferson wins an amazing game against Cairo!

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Academic Bowl Team Wins Region and Participates in High Q

Academic Bowl Team Wins Region and Participates in High Q

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Jefferson Wins Defensive Battle with West Laurens

The Dragons won 21-0 in the second round of the playoffs

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JV Basketball First Win

Congratulations to The Lady Dragon Jv team on their first win of the season!

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International Dinner and Trivia Night

Spanish Club joined French Club to have an international dinner and trivia night.

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Drill Team Dragons

This weekend, the AFJROTC drill team dragons traveled to Tift country to compete.

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Jefferson Swim Dragons Compete in First Swim Meet of the Season

The Jefferson High School Swim Team had a meet at Riverside High School, November 9th, against multiple teams and finished 2nd for the women and 3rd for the men.

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Miss the JMS Talent Show?

Miss the JMS Talent Show? Watch it here.

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Jefferson Artists Compete in Art in the Park

Jefferson had a great showing in the Art in the Park, art contest.Jefferson sent entries from grades 2-8. All schools that entered had winners.

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Jefferson Sports Recap (Week of 9/12)

Last week, five JHS teams, Volleyball, Cross Country, Cheerleading, Football, and Softball, competed against other teams. These are their results and scores.

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Softball Playoff Possibilities (UPDATED 9-20)

The Dragons Softball season is almost over and we have broken down what they need to do to take first seed.

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Jefferson Sports Preview (Week of 9/19/2016)

Come out and support the Dragons this week. There are chances to watch Football, Softball, Volleyball, Cross Country and Cheerleading.

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JHS Softball Recap

The Lady Dragons Softball team has had an impressive season so far with a 10-2 record. And being 5-1 in the region games.

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