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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!!!!!

JCS Superintendent's Newsletter - November/December 2017 jpeg
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.

JCS Students Made a BIG Showing at the Regional Technology Team Fair! tech team

Jasper City School students representing Memorial Park Elementary, T.R. Simmons Elementary, West Jasper Elementary and Maddox Middle School, competed in the West Central Regional Technology Team Fair on February 24th at Bevill State College in Fayette, Alabama.  Approximately 75 students participated and over 50 of these students qualified with a first or second place finish to compete at the state level in Montgomery in a couple of weeks. 

Mr. Terry Smith Named Interim Principal at Walker High terry

Mr. Terry Smith was recently named the Interim Principal at Walker High School.  Mr. Smith has extensive experience as a teacher and an adminstrator in different Alabama schools.  Most recently, he worked with the Hoover City Schools. 

Wax Museum Comes to Life at Maddox Middle School (w/photo galleries) wax museum

Maddox Middle School students stood motionless with their eyes staring straight ahead in the school library.  The students weren’t in trouble, though, they were dressed up as wax statues of influential people throughout history.

Sounds from the New Choral Room pic

Awesome sounds from the new choral room!!  See what students are saying...

Walker's Encore Showchoir - Grand Champions! encore

Walker's Encore Showchoir, under the direction of Mr. Garrett Lindsey, recently competed against other Alabama high school showchoir groups.  In the Tier II division they were the GRAND CHAMPIONS!

Walker's Maddie Harrell - State Champion maddie

Walker's Maddie Harrell won the Class 6A 60-meter hurdles during final day action at the AHSAA indoor track and field championships at the Birmingham Crossplex in Birmingham on Saturday, February 4th.

Sophomores participate in Job Shadowing! pic

Sophomores at Walker High School were able to Job Shadow two of their top career choices. 

JCS Superintendent's Newsletter- February, 2017 FEB.

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

BEST STUDENTS - BEST TEACHERS - BEST PARENTS & COMMUNITY!

100 Days of School! pic

Students celebrated the 100th day of school today, January 27th. 

Annual National Honor Society Talent Show pic

The annual National Honor Society sponsored Talent Show was held January 20 in the new Pam Brown Theater.

 

Jasper City Schools' Spelling Bee Winners spelling

Congratulations to the students who competed today in the Jasper City Schools and Walker County Schools' Speilling Bee.

School Board Appreciation Month board

The administration, faculty, and staff of the Jasper City Schools salute the board members for their leadership and service to the Jasper City Schools.

Jasper City School System Ranks #4 in Alabama RANK

TOP IN THE STATE!     Recent school system rankings reflect that 10th grade Jasper City School students rank 4th in reading in the state and 11th in math. 

Library Media Center at Jasper High School pic

The Library Media Center at Jasper High School is an exciting place to be.  Check out what these students had to say...
 

Great Start at Jasper High School! PIC

The new Jasper High School has been buzzing with student excitement during the first week of school..  Students started classes in the new building on Wednesday, January 11th. 

A - F State Report Card a-f

In compliance with the Alabama State Law (Alabama Accountability Act), the Jasper City School System would like to inform you of the December 2016 release of the A-F State Report Card. 
Please go to the "Assessment and Accountability" link on the side of the JCS Home Page for more information.