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JCS Superintendent's Newsletter - February/March 2018 news

Read about all the great things going on in the Jasper City Schools!

Jasper City Schools Will Be Open Monday, Feb. 12th health

Jasper City Schools will be open on Monday, Feb. 12th. Currently, we have seen a low number of absences due to the influenza virus. We will continue to monitor and take necessary precautions to maintain a healthy environment throughout our schools.

Jasper City Schools Receive Report Card Grade Report Card

The Jasper City School System received a B as a final grade on the state report card.  The Jasper City School System scored above the state average on every indicator.

Parent Surveys for Jasper City Schools survey

Parent Surveys for Jasper City Schools

Parents, please complete the 2 surveys below.  These surveys will provide information needed from you as a stakeholder.  Your feedback will help our district to better our schools and positively impact every student in our district.
1) Climate & Culture Survey
2) Parent Survey
We ask that you complete 2 surveys for each child you have enrolled in Jasper City Schools.   

SCHOOLS CLOSED WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17th; DELAYED OPENING THURSDAY AT 10:00
All Jasper City Schools will be closed Wednesday, January 17th.  We will have a delayed opening Thursday at 10:00.  Doors will open at 9:15 for car riders Thursday.  Buses will start their routes at 8:30 Thursday.  Stay safe and warm!
Schools Closed Tuesday and Wednesday; Delayed Opening Thursday until 10:00am

Schools will be CLOSED ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY, January 16-17, based on EMA weather briefing.  We will have a DELAYED OPENING ON THURSDAY, January 18, at 10:00 a.m.   Doors will open at 9:15 a.m. for car riders. Buses will begin their routes Wednesday morning at 8:30 a.m. We will notify you of any changes to this plan via Facebook, SchoolCast, and district website.  Stay safe and warm!

JCS Superintendent's Newsletter - January 2018 JANUARY 2018

Happy 2018! Read about all the great things going on in the Jasper City Schools!

Dual Enrollment Classes Offered on the Jasper High School Campus bevill

There will be two college dual enrollment classes offered at a reduced rate to 10th - 12th grade students at Jasper High for the Spring semester (Jan. - May)

Schools Closing Today at 1:30 PM snow

Due to weather concerns, the JCS schools are closing today - December 8th at 1:30 p.m.

2017-2018 Teachers of the Year Recognized TofY

Jasper City Schools System is happy to announce the 2017-2018 Teachers of the Year from each school.

Pictured from left to right

  • Stewart Ochs - Jasper Jr. High
  • Cammie Channell - Memorial Park
  • Amy O'Rear - T.R. Simmons -- ELEMENTARY DISTRICT TEACHER OF THE YEAR
  • Kayla Goetz - Jasper High -- SECONDARY DISTRICT TEACHER OF THE YEAR
  • Kaatje Harrison - Maddox Intermediate


 

MPS accepts the National Blue Ribbon Schools Award Blue Ribbon

On Tuesday, November 7th we were honored to accept the National Blue Ribbon Schools award on behalf of Memorial Park Elementary and the Jasper City School District. We would like to say a special thank you to all staff, students, parents and stakeholders that have worked to make this possible. Great things are happening in Jasper City Schools!!!!!

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Volleyball State Runner-Up VB

Congratulations to the Jasper Varsity Volleyball team for being state runner-up. They played for the title against Pelham on November 2. Congratulations girls!

Mr. Ray Clark Received the Impact Performance Award ray

Mr. Ray Clark, the Jasper City Schools' Facilities Manager, was recognized with the Impact Performance Award by Schneider Electric for his outstanding work.  Mr. Clark assists all the schools in energy conservation and facilities maintenance.

JCS Superintendent's Newsletter - October, 2017 news

Read about all the GREAT things going on in the Jasper City Schools! 

Memorial Park Elementary School Earns National Recognition as a Blue Ribbon School! blue

Congratulations to Memorial Park Elementary School for their recognition as a Blue Ribbon School!  The Blue Ribbon award is the highest national honor given by the U.S. Department of Education to a school.

English as a Second Language Class esl

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE

 Classes at St. Cecilia Catholic Church

2159 Hwy. 195, Jasper, AL 35503

Thursdays - 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Classes begin September 21, 2017

Call The Literacy Council at 205-326-1925 for more information.    

This class is open to anyone who does not speak English as a first language.

 

JCS Superintendent's Newsletter - Back to School 2017 news

Read about all the great things going on in the JCS schools in the Back to School Issue of the Superintendent's Newsletter.

HIPPY Program Available to Parents in Jasper! hippy

HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters) Program is now available to parents in Jasper!  Applications for the 2017-18 program are now being accepted (see attached).

JCS Welcomes Back Faculty Members This Week! mm

JCS teachers and faculty members have been busy this week with orientations, professional development meetings and preparing for the first day of school with students. 

JCS Start and End Times for the 2017-2018 School Year times
Bart Reeves named Principal of Jasper High School Bart

The Jasper City Board of Education recently named Dr. Reeves the Principal of Jasper High School for the 2017-2018 school year. 

JCS Superintendent's Newsletter- Summer, 2017 summer

The Jasper City School System had numerous accomplishments during the 2016-2017 school year.  Read about all the great things happening in our schools!

WHS Graduates Remember a Great Leader tommy

The Walker High School senior class of 2017 opened the graduation ceremony by honoring Walker Assistant Principal Mr. Tommy Hobson.  Each student carried a carnation which they laid on the remeberance table before the ceremony began.

State ACTE Technology Competition wjs

The Jasper City Schools were well represented at the recent State ACTE Technology Competition! West Jasper School came home with the most trophies with 12 students having 1st-3rd place finishes!

JCS Superintendent's Newsletter- May, 2017 MAY

Read about all the great things going on in the Jasper City Schools!

North Highland School's Annual Easter Egg Hunt pic Easter

A "Hoppin" Good Time!   Students at North Highland School enjoyed an Annual Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the Jasper Pilot Club. 

JCS Students Plan to "Knock Out" the ACT Aspire! marc

JCS students in grades 3 through 8 will take the ACT Aspire assessment next week.   Mr. Sargent, Principal at West Jasper Elementary, came to school today prepared to show students how easy it is to "knock out this test" and do their best!

Mr. Tommy Hobson - A Special Leader Remembered tommy hobson

A school and community are in mourning after the sudden death of Walker High School's Assistant Principal, Mr. Tommy Lynn Hobson.  There will be a special memorial service at Jasper High School tomorrow, March 28, 2017, at 6:00 p.m.

Lady Viking's Softball Field Dedication softball girls

The Lady Viking's Softball Team is opening their new softball facility on Tuesday, March 14 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The Lady Vikings have their own on-campus field after years of playing its home games at Memorial Park.  
Ribbon Cutting at 4:15 PM  & Home Game at 4:30 PM

Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration 2017-2018 TRS Registration

Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration for Jasper City Schools will be the week of May 1, 2017. 
Students living withing the Jasper city limits should report to T.R. Simmons Elementary School for Pre-K and K registration.
All students living outside the Jasper city limits, but would like to apply to attend a city school, should report to the Jasper City Board of Education at 110 17th Street West between the hours of 8:00 am and 3:00 pm during the week of May 1-5, 2017.

JCS Superintendent's Newsletter- March, 2017 march

Read about all the exciting things going on in the Jasper City Schools!

Black History Month Celebrated in Jasper City Schools evie

During the month of February, students in the Jasper City Schools participated in a variety of programs and activities to celebrate Black History Month. 

JCS Career and Technical Education Students Presented at Board Meeting career tech

Career and Technical Education Month was celebrated at the Jasper City Schools Board Meeting with a visit from students and faculty representing the Business Management and Administration, Health Science, Culinary Arts, Precision Machining, and the US Army JROTC.