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JHS Football Players Assist JCS Elementary Students pic

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Several of the Jasper High football players welcomed our younger students to school this morning by helping open doors and greet students in the drop-off lines at TRS, MPS and Maddox.  Thanks for being great role models for our younger "Vikes"! 
Come out and support the team tonight as they take on Center Point!

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JHS Volleyball ranked No.1 volleyball

Class 6A Jasper High moved to No. 1 in this week’s AL.com’s high school volleyball rankings to mark the only change among top-ranked teams.It’s the first No. 1 volleyball ranking in school history for the Vikings.

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.

JHS Students Recognized for Outstanding Achievement all

Congratulations to the newest members of the ACT 30+ Club!  Scoring a 30 or above puts these students in the top 95th percentile nationally for all students who took the ACT. They were recognized for this accomplishment at a Jasper City Schools' Board Meeting.

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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.

 

Jasper High Hosts College Night college

In an effort to expose Jasper High School students to as many colleges and universities as possible, Jasper High School hosted a college night on Monday night.   Link to photo gallery inside the article. Pics by Mr. Cordle.

PSAT/NMSQT & PSAT10- REGISTER NOW at JHS! PSAT

Jasper High 11th grade students can take the PSAT/NMSQT for free this year!  The PSAT is the College Board National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test and will be administered at Jasper High School on Wednesday, October 11th.  REGISTER NOW -- Registration closes at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 3rd at JHS! 

Details for 8th Grade Washington DC Interest Meeting dc

8th grade Washington D.C. trip interest meeting will be Tuesday, September 26th and 7:00 PM in the Pam Brown Theater at Jasper High School.  Click for more information.

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).

Welcome Back Students! First day

Cick to watch a slideshow of the first day back at Jasper High School: 

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. 

Late Registration for Jasper High and Jr. High School pic

Late Registration for Jasper High and Jasper Jr. High will be Thursday, August 10th, from 3:00 - 4:00 pm at Jasper High School.

JCS Start and End Times for the 2017-2018 School Year times
2017-2018 Orientation Dates for Jasper City Schools pic
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.

Student at Jasper High School Receives Outstanding Score on the ACT stewart

One Jasper High School junior, Calen Stewart,  earned a composite score of 36 on his ACT test — the highest composite score possible and something very few achieve. Stewart poses with his second place trophy from the 2017 Chess SuperNationals.

 

Jessie and Pressley as New Drum Majors DM

We are proud to present Jessie K., and Pressley M. as the new 2017-2018 Jasper Viking Band Drum Majors.

2017-2018 Student Council Officers STUCO

Congratulations to the new 2017-2018 Student Council Officers: President Amberlee F., Vice President Thomas W., Secretary Sawyer N., Treasurer Kaiden K. 

Jasper High School Open House for Incoming 7th, 8th and 9th Grade Students open house

Read more for specific dates and times.

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!

Honor Roll 3rd 9 Weeks honor roll

Click to see students who made honor roll for third nine weeks...

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.

Prom Info 2017 prom

Click to read about Prom 2017...

UPDATE: The last day to purchase tickets will be Thursday, April 6.

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

JCS Superintendent's Newsletter- March, 2017 march

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

JROTC Gold Star Unit jrotc

Congratulations to JROTC! This past Friday, they went through a comprehensive six hour evaluation from a five-man team of Senior Non-Commissioned Officers and earned the prestigious ranking of a "Gold Star Unit". This is the highest ranking achievable far an Army JROTC.

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. 

Honor Roll honor roll

Click to see the names of students who made A and AB Honor Roll First Semester.

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. 

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!

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.

Walker’s Athletic Trainers Program Earns Top Honor athletic

Walker High School’s athletic training program was recently honored with its designation as a Safe Sport School from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. The designation is made every three years, and this is the second straight time for Walker to be recognized. Pictured are, from left, Walker coach Brandi Hall, Jasper City Schools Superintendent Dr. Ann Jackson, Walker athletics director Jonathan Jordan, Walker athletic trainer Bob White and Walker principal Kenneth Abbott.

Jasper High School Ribbon Cutting front of building

A ribbon cutting was held for the new Jasper High School on Thursday, December 8th, as city leaders and members of the school district celebrated the historic occasion.

JCS Superintendent's Newsletter- December, 2016 Dec snip

The new Jasper High School is near completion.  We hope our community members will join us at our Open House!

Read about all the great things going on in the Jasper City School System.

Congratulations to the JCS Teachers of the Year TOY

Jasper City Schools recognized the school and system level teachers of the year.  Their dedication and service to the students in our school system is truly appreciated! 

Carl Cannon & Basketball Begin Groundbreaking Partnership basketball

The Viking Basketball program just received a tremendous vote of confidence from a very familiar source. Carl Cannon Chevrolet has been serving customers in Jasper, Alabama for decades, and has become synonymous with community, hard work, dedication, and a high quality product.  These are the same qualities that Coaches Robert Epps and Anna Barnett are instilling in our basketball programs.

Halloween Dance HD

Click the link to view photos from Mrs. Martin's class Halloween Dance 2016. 

https://youtu.be/R2kNDu97ebI

 

Superintendent's Newsletter - November, 2016 Supt Nov Pic

Excitement building in our schools and community as we look to open our new high school!  Read about all the great things going on in our schools!

Jasper City Schools' Annual Report - Highlights of 2015-2016 JCS LOGO

The JCS Annual Report highlights our students and all the great things going on in our school system.  Positive results are evident as we work as a TEAM  with parents, students, faculty members, and community leaders. Together Everyone Achieves More!

Teacher of the Year Nominations toy

It's time to nominate a WHS Teacher of theYear.  Teachers, parents, and students may nominate a teacher. Applications are due to the main office by October 28.

Students' News Channel news

Coach Darwin's multimedia class has started creating a weekly news channel. Check out their very first show: https://youtu.be/3N-5IUkVzS4

 

Honor Roll First Nine Weeks HR

Click to see the names of students who made the honor roll first nine weeks...

Talent Search Program talent search

Applications are in the main office and must be returned to the main office by Tuesday, November 2. The Talent Search program identifies and assists individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who have the potential to succeed in higher education. Click to read more...

Dual Enrollment Offered DE

BSCC Dual Enrollment Coordinator, Kristy Thompson, and Student Services Specialist, Laura Markus recently spoke with sophomores and juniors at Walker High School.  The speakers informed WHS students of all the possibilities involved with dually enrolling at Bevill. Students who choose to participate in dual enrollment, and who meet the academic requirements, can take Bevill classes and simultaneously earn high school and college credit.  This potentially allows for  less overall cost of college, and the option to complete a college degree earlier. The classes offered for dual enrollment have recently been expanded.  Anyone interested in more information should contact the WHS counselors or the Dual Enrollment Office at BSCC.

National School Bus Safety Week 2016 School Bus Safety Week 2016

Jasper City Schools recognize National School Bus Safety Week 2016.  Jasper City Schools transport an estimate of 700 students daily.  It is extremely important for students, parents, bus drivers and other drivers to be aware of School Bus Safety TipsSchool Bus Safety Tips for Everyone brochures will be sent home this week.