Jefferson News

Jefferson Middle School Wins GASSP Breakout School Award

JMS wins GASSP Breakout Award. The Breakout Schools Award is Sponsored by Georgia State University Principal Center and is designed to identify, recognize, and showcase Georgia middle schools that are high achieving or dramatically improving student achievement.

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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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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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Scotland Exchange Students

Welcome Scotland Exchange Students

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

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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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AFJROTC

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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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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JHS

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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JHS

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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band

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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Wrestling

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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Jefferson City Schools

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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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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Football

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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CCRPI

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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Youth Assembly

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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Swimming

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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Football

Jefferson Beats Cairo to get to Semifinals

Jefferson wins an amazing game against Cairo!

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Academic Bowl Team

Academic Bowl Team Wins Region and Participates in High Q

Academic Bowl Team Wins Region and Participates in High Q

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Football Review

Jefferson Wins Defensive Battle with West Laurens

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

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Basketball

JV Basketball First Win

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

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Spanish Club

International Dinner and Trivia Night

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

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AFJROTC Drill Meet

Drill Team Dragons

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

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Swimming

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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Softball Advances in Championship Tournament

Jefferson Softball advanced in the championship tournament by defeating Chapel Hill 3-2. Will play Central High School at 9am on 10/28.

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Scotland Exchange Program

Each year 20 students from Jefferson High School were selected in the spring to take part in the exchange. Students from both 10th and 11th grade are able to apply and get selected.

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Softball Dragons host West Laurens in Second Round

Come out and support your Lady Dragons as they are hosting their Sweet Sixteen series!

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Softball Wins Region Will Host First Round of Playoffs

JHS Softball won the region tournament and will host the first round of the playoffs.

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Mitchell Signs with Brenau

Caroline Mitchell signs with Brenau University to continue her softball career.

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Principal's Leadership Council Results

Voting results for the Pricipal's Leadership Council have been announced.

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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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Results from the 18th Annual Bulldog Classic

JHS and JMS Competition Cheerleaders competed in the 18th annual Bulldog Classic. The JMS competition squad took second place.

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HOSA Elects Officers

HOSA officers for 2016-2017 are as follows: President, Rachael Middleton, Vice President; Beatrix Towe, Secretary; Taylor Sorrow, Treasurer; Aidan Gillick, Historian; Sara Rodgers.

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STEAM Center

The STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) lab is now fully operational. From VR (Virtual Reality) to 3D printing, the STEAM Lab has so much to offer to students.

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Softball

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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VolleyBall Mid-Season Recap

The Jefferson High School Dragons Volleyball team is off to a very good start this season. So far, they have won over half of the games they have played having 14 of their 22 games won.

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