Talley Wins Maddox Spelling Bee
Dozens of students participated in the Maddox Spelling Bee this year. Many overcame their fears and nerves to be successful, but our ulitmate winner was 6th grader Dayton Talley (pictured left). Hayden Yerby was our runner-up. Congrats guys!
Jackson Considers Superintendency a Calling
Dr. Ann Jackson, superintendent of Jasper City Schools, recently discussed with Daily Mountain Eagle reporter, Nicole Smith, the path that led her to apply for the top school position in 2014. Click here to read the complete story in the December
WHS Jazz Band Entertains Kiwanis
The Walker High School Jazz Band, under the direction of Curtis Burttram, brought their dose of holiday cheer to the Jasper Kiwanis at the club's regular meeting on Monday, December 8.
JCS Teachers of the Year Announced
JCS Teachers of the Year have been announced.
Maddox Introduces Leadership Programs
Maddox Middle School has introduced a new leadership program for students this year. The program has two components: Girl Strong for the young ladies and JUMP (JUnior Mentoring Program) for the young men.
Home Ec Students Show Creativity Through Gingerbread Houses
8th grade home economics students in Jennifer Ferrell's classes recently baked and designed gingerbread houses in class. Click on the article to view some of their delightful holiday creations.
WJS Leaders Speak to Rotary Club
West Jasper Elementary students recently spoke to the Jasper Rotary Club about all the positive things becoming a "Leader in Me" school has meant to WJS.
JCS Web Page Available to Help Parents Understand ASPIRE Reports
The ACT ASPIRE test was administered to students in grades 3 - 8 in all Alabama public schools this past spring. The State Department of Education has recently made available to schools individual student reports which will be sent home to parents.
JCS Awarded AdvancED School Accreditation Quality Achievement Award
The Jasper City School District has been awarded The AdvancED School System Accreditation Quality Achievement Award. Garry Rickard (left), who serves as Associate Director of AdvancED in Alabama, presented the award to JCS Assistant Superintendent
Bozeman Earns AASBO Financial Certificate
Kristi Bozeman, bookkeeper at Memorial Park School, recently earned her certificate as a graduate of the Alabama Association of School Business Officials Local School Financial Management Program. All of the bookkeepers at JCS schools are either
Moore Earns Maddox Teacher of the Year
Mr. Lutis Moore, a 9 year veteran business tech teacher at Maddox has earned this year's teacher of the year honor. Mr. Moore is known for going above what's required. READ ON.
Yearbooks Now on Sale
MMS yearbooks now on sale through January 31 at balfour.com or by paying Mr Tucker or Mrs. Ingle $32 or $41 for the basic package. Click on the article for a link to the website.