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    Due to potential, unpredictable weather conditions as a result of Hurricane Ian, the varsity football game originally scheduled for Friday, September 30th against Winder-Barrow has been moved to Thursday, September 29th at 7:30 PM at Jefferson Memorial Stadium. In addition, alumni night and the 2012 State Championship Football Team recognition have been rescheduled for Friday, October 21st. More specific details regarding these events will be communicated at a later date.

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Donate School Uniforms Today donations needed

We need your help! JA is in need of uniform donations of all sizes. Donations can be dropped off in the front office. Thank you in advance for your support of our dress for excellence. 

Join JA for Curriculum Night curriculum night

Join us on Wednesday, August 10th at 6:00 p.m. for curriculum night. 

2021-2022 Annual Report Annual Report

We are so excited to release the 2021-2022 Annual Report. This document showcases last school year and all the amazing things that happened across our school system. Please take a moment to look through the Annual Report. 

Back-to-School Guide back to school

We are excited about the upcoming 2022-2023 school year. The following information will be helpful as your family prepares for the beginning of school. Our staff members look forward to welcoming students back to school on Friday, July 29, 2022! Please read through the following Back-to-School Guide. 

BioSTEAM Spring Family Day & Art Show Spring family day

Join us Saturday, April 23rd, for a Spring Family Day and Art Show at the Wetlands from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Transportation will be provided from Jefferson Memorial Stadium throughout the day. Bring your rain boots, and be prepared to get your feet wet! We hope to see you there. 

National School Counselors Week Happy National School Counselors Week to Mrs. Vipperman

With Mrs. Vipperman as our school counselor, "everything is possible." She has a "passion first" for helping others, "lives to give" students opportunities to experience success academically and emotionally, "connects" students to learning more about career opportunities, and as a whole is a crucial part to making JA great. It's because of this that we have an "attitude of gratitude" for Mrs. Vipperman and are happy to celebrate her this week!

Retired Educators Day 2021 Retired Educators Day

Sunday, November 7th is Retired Educators Day. We are so thankful for all of our retired educators who have made lasting impacts on our school system. We will always remember the difference you have made! 

Annual Art Show - November 18, 2021 Art Show

Jefferson Academy is proud to present our annual Art Show featuring our Academy Artists in grades 3-5.  Students will have their framed artwork on display in the cafeteria from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 18th. The virtual art show will begin on November 8th and can be accessed here. To support our Academy Art program, frames can be purchased for $30. All proceeds will go towards the purchase of art supplies. Please come out to support our Academy Artists.

First Quarter Junior Dragons First Quarter Junior Dragons

New this school year, Jefferson Academy staff members began recognizing students who displayed our Dragons R.O.A.R. motto. Students who were seen going above and beyond to embody what it means to be respectful, on task and ready, always safe, and responsible received a Jr. Dragon award. Students were celebrated by our school administration and received a treat coupon for all of their hard work. We love celebrating our student leaders!

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. 

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.