JCS Superintendent's March Newsletter
NEWS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT
Click on the news link to read about the great things going on in the Jasper City Schools!
Winners Announced for Creative Writing Contest Sponsored by Dr. Wesley
Dr. David Wesley recently sponsored a creative writing contest built around the theme of leadership. Congratulations to prize winners Morgan Manasco (1st Place), Thomas Ward (2nd Place), and Amya Allen (3rd Place).
Local Attorneys/Judges Stage Mock Trial at Maddox
Maddox 7th grade history/civics classes were selected for jury duty on March 18. Local judges and the students heard arguments form local attorneys involving a case in which a young a person was bullied at school and online. Click for more info and ...
Mr. Lutis Moore- A State Finalist for the Alabama Teacher Hall of Fame
Congratulations to Mr. Moore for being selected as one of five state-wide finalists in the Middle School category for the Alabama Teacher Hall of Fame.
Jasper City School students and our community leaders enjoy celebrating Read Across America Day!
Today is Read Across America Day and students enjoyed different community members coming in to read Dr. Seuss books in celebration of Dr. Seuss' 111th birthday! A "Cat in a Hat" was spotted at West Jasper Elementary School this ...
8th Grader Ryan Mobley Competes in State Wrestling Tourney
Ryan Mobley, an 8th grader at Maddox, astoundingly qualified for and competed in the state wrestling tournament. Click on the article to hear what he had to say about the experience.
Pre-Algebra Team Takes 3rd at Hayden Math Tourney
Individual students who placed are 6th grade- Sam Martin (10th), 7th grade- CR Wallace (8th), 8th grade- Christen Lawrence (2nd), Kjerstin Hubbert (10th). The 8th grade team placed 3rd overall in Pre-Algebra! Congratulations!
Science Classes Create Spaghetti Bridges and Water Rockets
Mrs. Todd's 8th grade science classes used 2 liter bottles to create rockets propelled by water! They also made spaghetti bridges that could hold up to 80 lbs!!! Check it out!
Borders 8th Grade English Class Stages Wax Museum
Beth Borders's 8th grade Adv. English class took part in a unique project recently. After reading biographies, students dressed up and became wax figures of those people. Visitors tapped the wax figures to hear their story. Click for pictures!
Black Rock Bistro's Greg Kilgore Gives MMS Cooking Tips
Jasper's own culinary genius, Greg Kilgore of Black Rock Bistro, stopped by to give a cooking lesson to 6th grade home economics students this morning. He helped the students make some delicious roasted chicken and mashers! Click for pictures!
JCS Teachers of the Year Announced
JCS Teachers of the Year have been announced.