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JHS Named a National Best School

Jefferson High School Named a National Best School

Jefferson High School Air Force JROTC Program Air Force JROTC Crest
Celebrating Black History Month: Mrs. Doris Brown Mrs. Doris Brown

Interview with Former JCS Educator, Mrs. Doris Brown

District Spelling Bee Results Spelling Bee Winners 2021

Jefferson Academy and Jefferson Middle School students were named winners of the annual District Spelling Bee. 

FoodFinder: Find Meals Near You FoodFinder

FoodFinder is a mobile and web app that allows families to find food distribution sites (including food pantries, drive-through distributions, and school meal providers) based on location.

City of Jefferson Implementing Traffic Safety Program to Reduce Speeding in School Zones School Zone Speed Enforcement Program

Please be mindful of the School Zone Automated Photo Speed Enforcement Program coming to our District. The enforcement will begin Wednesday, December 16, 2020. A warning period will be given until February 1, 2021.

JA Students Named Winners of 2020 Fire Safety Poster Contest 2020 Fire Safety Poster Contest

Jefferson Academy students in Ms. Lori Gunter's and Ms. Jean Connor’s 4th grade classes were named winners of the 2020 Fire Safety Poster Contest sponsored by the Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner. 

Video: Thank you, Dragons! Thank you, Staff!

Jefferson City Schools, Partners in Education, key community members, and parents worked together to thank staff for working hard to ensure safe and healthy in-person education. 

Dragon Creations: Students auction holiday items Dragon Creations

Jefferson Academy 5th grade Extended Learning Time classes will begin auctioning off handmade holiday creations Monday, November 16, at 4:00 pm. Proceeds will benefit The Tree House of Winder.

Students learn the spirit of giving: Penguin Patch® Holiday Shop Penguin Patch® Holiday Shop

Penguin Patch® Holiday Shop is a fun way for students to shop for family members and experience the spirit of giving while learning to earn, budget, and save! The online shop will be open from 11/13 to 11/20 with more than. 100 gifts to choose from ranging from $0.52 to $12.00.

Jackson County Family Connection holiday assistance Holiday Connection Flyer 2020

Jackson County Family Connection will begin accepting applications for holiday assistance near the end of October through mid November. 

JA students named winners, Fire Safety Poster Contest Fire Safety Poster Contest Winners

Students in Ms. Gunter's 4th grade class were named winners of the 2020 Georgia Department of Insurance Fire Safety Poster Contest.

Rivers Alive: 3rd annual waterway cleanup Rivers Alive 2020

Mark your calendars for Nov. 7th and spend a morning outside with us for the 3rd annual fall waterway cleanup! Registration is mandatory due to COVID-19.

Free & reduced meals applications benefit JCS Free and Reduced Meals Flyer

JCS School Nutrition encourages all families to fill out a free and reduced meals application. Applications help support the entire school system. 

VIDEO: JA uses weather station for hands-on learning Ambient Weather Station - Student Project

Jefferson Academy purchased the Ambient Weather Station, a new learning tool for students that stores weather data and trends.

Jefferson City Schools ranks among top schools in Georgia BackgroundCheck.org Badge

The Jefferson City School District ranked among the top school systems in the state of Georgia, according to BackgroundCheck.org, a free resource and database for public records. 

Letter to Parents: School Nutrition update

Jefferson City Schools will offer meals to students at no cost until December 31, 2020, or until USDA funding runs out - whichever comes first.

JES and JA receive 2020 Title I Distinguished School Award JES & JA Title I Distinguished Award 2020

Jefferson Elementary School and Jefferson Academy were recognized as Title I Distinguished Schools by the Georgia Department of Education for 2020.

Jefferson Academy student receives letter from Melania Trump Kaleigh Payne

Kaleigh Payne was recognized by First Lady Melania Trump for her participation in a project honoring the centennial anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. 

Jefferson Academy gets creative in P.E. amidst COVID-19 Just Dance keeps students active during P.E.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Coach Veldhuis has implemented creative ways to get his students exercising while maintaining proper health and safety precautions.

Jefferson City School celebrates retirement of Dr. John Jackson Dr. John Jackson pictured with the JCS Board of Education

Former Jefferson City Schools Superintendent, Dr. John Jackson, was recognized and celebrated for his 27 years of leadership at the District Thursday evening at the Jefferson High School Arena.

Amazon donates germicidal wipes to Jefferson Academy Pictured is Senior Human Resources Business Partner Yolanda Muir at Amazon Site MGE5 in Jefferson donating Clorox Bleach Germicidal Wipes to Jefferson Academy

Jefferson Academy donated Clorox wipes to Amazon following the COVID-19 pandemic. Amazon has generously returned the donation to JA with triple the amount of wipes.

Jefferson Academy student earns first place in writing competition Brady Copponex

Congratulations to Brady Copponex for being named a state-level winner in the 2019-2020 Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition.

Tuition due July 24, 2020 Tuition Date

Please be aware tuition payments are due this Friday, July 24, 2020.

IMPORTANT - Reopening Schools 7/17/20

Attached are the JCS Response Protocols for COVID-19, which outline the procedures for communicating how suspected and positive COVID-19 cases will be handled in the school setting. Additionally, the document outlines specific procedures for returning to school or work after a quarantine. 

IMPORTANT: Reopening Schools

We appreciate your patience and understanding as we have worked to refine our plans for reopening Jefferson City Schools. Our system and school leaders continue to work with local and state officials to monitor circumstances surrounding COVID-19 in order to make the most informed decisions. Our plan to reopen schools for face-to-face instruction on Friday, July 31, 2020 is based on the most current information; however, we acknowledge that the situation is subject to change.

Parent/Student Resources: Getting Ready Guides Georgia Classroom

Georgia Public Broadcasting and Georgia Department of Education just launched “Getting Ready” guides for grades K-3 as part of their Georgia Home Classroom initiative. The skills were identified by GaDOE Curriculum & Instruction staff.

Letter to Parents: 2020-2021 Update

As you are settling into summer, we hope that you and your family are staying safe and healthy.  We all share many concerns regarding the current pandemic and its impact on education.  While many questions are still unanswered, safety remains our primary concern.  System leaders continue to collaborate with several local and state health and safety officials to monitor the events surrounding COVID-19 and the level of spread in our community.

Letter to Parents: JCS Parent/Guardian Survey

We are seeking your feedback as we plan for the 2020-2021 school year and kindly ask that you take a moment to complete the attached survey no later than Friday, May 29th.

Letter to Parents: Dragon Parent Appreciation Day, important dates Final Week of School

We would like to take this time to thank you for your continued support and cooperation during distance and digital learning. We understand the past few weeks have not been easy, but please know your efforts have not gone unnoticed.

Jefferson City Schools named among 2020 Best Schools 2020 Niche Report

The Jefferson City School System ranks among the top school systems in the state of Georgia and is the No. 1 best school district in Jackson County, according to consumer data analysis company, Niche.

School-issued devices and instructional materials return schedule School Materials Schedule 2020

Please see the attached document for your child's schedule, time, location and details regarding the return of school-issued devices and other instructional materials.