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Crisis Go - A Safe Environment Tool go logo

The Jasper City School System has implemented  a new program, Crisis Go, to help ensure a safe environment for all students. 

Progress Reports Progress Reports

Progress Reports will go home with every student on November 14, 2018!

JHS Viking Band Wins Class 5A State Championship band

Congratulations to the JHS Viking band! The Vikings won the Class 5A state championship at the 2018 Marching Bands State Championships at Muscle Shoals High School.

Sight Savers America Parental Consent Form sight

Sight Savers America will be offering free school based comprehensive health screenings to our 7th, 8th and 9th graders. If you would like your child to participate, please fill out and return the

DC Meeting #2 red and white capitol

2nd meeting for 8th grade students and parents going to Washington, DC

Fortem Wins! House Reward

Members of House Fortem were able to enjoy the JJHS Ice-Cream bar today as the winners of the 1st 9 weeks house reward. A special thanks to the parents who donated supplies and goodies to make this memorable for our students!!! #CommunityStrong #HouseRewards #TheJasperVikingWay


Homecoming Dress Up Days, Peprally, Game, & Representatives 

Open House/Early Report Card Pick Up Open House
City's Paving Project Begins October 4th road work

The City of Jasper will begin a paving project that will affect Alabama Avenue and traffic flow. 



The Viking View - Fall 2018 Edition snip

The Jasper City School System has had a wonderful start to the school year.  Read about all the great things going on in the Jasper City Schools!

PIT team

Parent Involvement Team FIRST meeting 


Parent Involvement Team PIT


Come! Come! Come! We will have our first Parent Involvement Team (PIT) meeting on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 5:00 pm in the JHS/JJHS Library. Let’s pack it out!!! #CommunityStrong #ParentInvolvement #TheJasperVikingWay

Week 4 House Leader Week 4 House Leader

House Fortem takes the lead in week 4!

Football Season Spirit

Football Games! Peprallies! Dress up day!

Progress Reports Progress

Progress Reports will be sent home with students on Friday, September 2, 2018.

Football Season Go Team


D.C. 2019 *Updated Capitol



Lady Vikes ranked #1 in Preseason Poll! volleyball indi pic

The Jasper High School Volleyball Team ranked #1 in preseason polls!  Congrats Lady Vikings! #thejaspervikingway

School Registration Information Registration
Book bag/Backpack Information for JCS Students viking

Students may use the see-through varieties of book bags/backpacks during the 2018-2019 school year.  Please read more for appropriate examples.

JJHS Supply Lists School Supplies

Parents/Guardians of upcoming 7th & 8th Grade students, please take a look at our supply lists when given an opportunity. #GoVikes #TheJasperVikingWay

Football!!! Jasper Viking

Jr. High football practice officially begins on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 from 7:30 am - 9:00 am. All student-athletes will need to meet in the field house (Golden Viking Room) for a pre-workout meeting. Come ready to give 110%! #TheVikingWay #GoVikes

The Viking View - JCS Superintendent's Newsletter "2018 Summer Edition" 1 page

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

Kindergarten Camp - K-AMP This Summer! kamp

The Jasper City School System is offering a Kindergarten Summer Camp to ENERGIZE our incoming kindergarten students!


Congratulations to the Jasper High School Boys Tennis Team for being the AHSAA 6-A State Tennis Champions!  

WATCH: JJHS Highlight Video video




21st Century Questionnaire survey

21st Century Questionnaire

JCS Superintendent's Newsletter - April/May 2018 snip

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

JJHS Pageant Application and Pictures due April 10 pageant

JJHS Pageant applications and photogenic pictures are due April 10 by 3:00 PM. 

Olympic Track and Field Day a HUGE Success! special

There were plenty of smiles at Tuesday’s annual Olympic Track and Field Day sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Jasper.

Reminder to JHS Students - Scholarship Application Deadline this Friday! Bevill

Bevill State Community College has some GREAT scholarships available for high school students.  Check out the information and application deadlines!

17 Minutes of Positivity Program to Take Place Wednesday adf

Click on this article to find a letter from our principal, Mr. Moore, regarding our 17 Minutes of Positivity Program set to play on Wednesday. 

Jasper High Open House - Learn about Courses & Dual Enrollment -March 8th open house

Information sessions at JHS on course selection for next year and opportunities for Dual Enrollment!  Don't miss it!

Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration Opens March 12th Get on board

Little Vikes, are you ready to get on board?

Report Cards Will Go Home Wednesday January 10th rc

Report cards from the 1st semester will go home with students on Wednesday, January 10th. 

JJHS Exam Schedule Announced JCS

Click on the article to see the detailed schedule announcement.

Wrestling Team Wows in First Tournament wrestling

The Jasper 7th-9th grade wrestlers attended the Sean Still Tournament this past weekend and had a great showing. The team finished 5th out of 15 teams, had many place in the top 4 in their weight classes, and a few one match away from placing.

Jasper Junior High Students Who Support Volleyball at the State Championships Will Be Excused vikes


Viking Community,

To show our support for our Jasper Viking Volleyball Team, students who attend the Girls Varsity Volleyball 6A State Championship Quarterfinal and Semifinal games on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 will be excused by the principal. 

In order to be excused by the principal, students must be able to produce an unaltered ticket proving that they were in attendance. Good luck, Viking Volleyball Team! #GoVikes

Choir Impresses! See the Video Here Choir Impresses! See the Video Here
Our JJHS choir impressed the audience in Pam Brown Theater last night! Watch the video here:
8th Grade Students Taking Laptops Home Today laptop

8th Grade students have been assigned individual laptops and will be bringing those home today.  Please make sure that the laptops are cared for properly and charged each night.  Students will be using the laptops daily.  They should be returned each day.  7th grade have been assigned laptops but they will use them only at school.

Jasper's Choir Students Perform Fall Show Tomorrow, October 24th encore

Jasper's show choir will perform their fall show for the community tomorrow night at 7:00 PM.  Residents are invited to the Pam Brown Theater to see all the hard work that has been put into the show.  The show costs $5 but is free for JCS students.  

Students of the First Quarter stq

Student of the Quarter is a prestigious award meant to recognize our students who are high-achieving in the classroom and and solid citizens in the hallways. For this nine weeks, those leaders were Garrett Pschirer, Dayion Johnson, Jose Bernardo Ponce-Ac, and Ashton Prescott.  Great Job!

Open House Tomorrow Night, October 24th openhouse

There will be an open house tomorrow, October 24 from 4:00-6:00 PM for parent visitation with teachers or for tours of the new building.  Please come to partner with teachers to help your child succeed!

Yearbooks on Sale

The yearbooks are on sale for $50.  Orders can be made by returning the order to your 1st period teacher or by ordering online under the e-payment link on this site.  

Picture Order Deadline pics

Picture Order Deadline is Tuesday, October 24, 2017.  Please return order envelopes to first period teachers.  You may order online at belmontstudios.com/order.  Passwords are on the proof.

Library Adds High Interest Books for Junior High sports books

The JJHS library recently added a variety of high interest books for all students.  The new library is categorized by genre, and the genre that was lacking the most was the sports genre.  So, books from names like Derek Jeter, John Feinstein and Mike Lupica were added.  Series books is romance, fantasy/sci-fi and suspense were added as well!

What's for lunch this month? lunch

Each month, you should be able to see the lunch menus by clicking on the link on the right side of the page, but just in case, this article also contains the lunch menu for October!

JJHS and JHS Sports News PEP

JJHS and JHS sports updates can be found at jaspervikingsports.com  .  The website features articles, features, schedules, rosters,  content and updates from every sport.  

Students Settling in to New School JHS

JJHS students were in for quite the change when they arrived for a new school year this year.  With the restructuring of schools, students who assumed they would be at Maddox through the 8th grade had an opportunity to go to a brand new school. 

JJHS Homecoming Thursday, October 5th Viking

JJHS students will experience homecoming for the first time at the new school on October 5th.  The homecoming festivities include a "Neon Party" dance, dress-up days, a pep rally, and 2 football games against the Bessemer City Tigers.

8th Grade to Take Annual Trip to DC DC

The 8th grade will be taking the annual trip to Washington DC for the Washington Workshop this February.  Sign-ups and payments are underway.  Each year, JJHS students get to experienced much of the capital's culture.  Sites visted include the White House, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Capitol Building and many others.  

Order Your 2018-2019 Yearbook! yearbook

Yearbooks are for sale. $35 but sale ends soon! Books come in May! All sales are online. Click the Link to order.

March Madness Fundraiser Coming to Jasper Jr. High a


Sweetheart Of Jasper Junior High 2019 CROWN

2nd Annual Miss Sweetheart of JJH

set for FEBRUARY 2, 2019 at 6 PM

applications may be picked up now

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.   

Jasper HIgh 30+ ACT Club 30

JHS students who scored a 30 or higher on the ACT were recognized at the Jasper City Schools' Board Meeting.

JJHS Cheer Tryouts and Parent Meeting Soon c

There will be a jr high parent meeting for cheerleading hopefuls on 2/22 @5:30 PM in the MADDOX Intermediate library. The tryout clinic will be March 5-8, with tryouts on March 9.

JCS Superintendent Newsletter- Winter, 2018 winter

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

JCS Superintendent's Newsletter - February/March 2018 news

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


We like Blue better than Red!!! The Jasper High School Lady Vikings Volleyball team has brought home the class 5A State title! Click to read the DME write-up:

STEAM Project Happening in 8th Grade Science ujd

Mrs. Kennedy's 8th grade built cars as part of a STEAM assignment. They used the cars to calculate speed and time in a cool way.

Valentine's Dance va

Student Council and National Junior Honor Society are teaming up to sponsor a Valentine's Dance called Hearts for the Humane Societies. This is going to take place on February 12th from 6-7:30. Students will be required to donate a pet supply in order to gain entry. These supplies will be distributed between our local shelters and rescues.

Jasper City Schools Athletic Event "Bag Check Procedure" Viking

Effective August 1, 2018, Jasper City Schools will be implementing a "Bag Check Procedure" for all individuals gaining access to all home athletic events.  

Band Members Impress at District 3 Honor Band band 1

The following students auditioned and weere selected for the Alabama Bandmaster’s District 3 All-District Honor Band. District 3 is comprised of 11 counties in northwest Alabama. 
Breanna Williams 
Gracie Stewart
Cammi Nguyen 
Kathryn Hessler 
Katelyn Hopper
Lexi Vines
Roman Pittman 
Nathan Farris 
Caleb Freeman 
Kayla Holiday 
Jacqui Figueroa 
Kensleigh Gardner 
Mary Rodriguez 
Atticus Brown
Lila Hempfling
Owen Sargent 
Owen Searcy 

They will be attending the All-District honor band on February 16 & 17 at Russellville High School.

2018-2019 Parent-Student Handbook handbook

Please read the JCS Handbook for information and updates concerning the 2018-2019 school year.  Some of the updates include school hours, dress code, and book bags. 


Progress Reports: February 14th pro

Progress reports will be sent home with students on February 14th.

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.

New Afternoon Pick-up Procedures Begin Tomorrow December 6th news


Drop off will remain the same but the new afternoon pick-up information for high school and junior high students can be found in this article.

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
  • Kaatje Harrison - Maddox Intermediate


Stewart Ochs Earn Teacher of the Year ochs

Stewart Ochs, a 7th grade math teacher, has earned the distinction of being the Jasper Junior High Teacher of the Year! Ochs (pronounced Oaks) is a product of the Jasper City School system who has returned with a wonderful energy and fire for the students of Jasper.