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SURVEY: Title I Needs Assessment Parent Survey 
July 6, 2015
  Jackson Public Schools is committed to providing a high quality education for all students so that they can become productive citizens beyond gra...

Online Registration Set to Begin July 13 
June 30, 2015
  Online registration for JPS students begins July 13. Online re...

JPS Bus Drivers Compete in State Competition 
June 29, 2015
  Bus ROAD-EO winner Maurice Lamb (left) with fellow JPS drivers Marrinia Shelton...

CDC Instructor to Attend 2015 Reynolds High School Journalism Institute 
June 26, 2015
  Kristen Thigpen JPS Career Development Center Audio and Televi...

Forest Hill Alum Selected by Green Bay in 2015 NFL Draft 
June 25, 2015
  JPS File Photo: Christian Ringo at National Signing Day 2011 F...

Free Eye Exams to Third Graders Who Did Not Pass Reading Assessment 
June 24, 2015
  The Mississippi Optometric Association and the Mississippi Vision Foundation have announced an initiative to provide free eye exams to Mississipp...

Michael D. Johnson Foundation Awards Scholarships to JPS Student-Athletes 
June 23, 2015
  JPS students, athletes, and employees joined family and friends of Micahel D. Johnson for the 5th Annual Michael D. Johnson 5K Walk/Run held Satu...

Brown Elementary Scholars Go to Space Camp 
June 22, 2015
  Brown Elementary students learned science, technology, engineering, and math thro...

Jackson Public Schools Honors Outgoing Board Members for Leadership 
June 19, 2015
  Jackson Public Schools honored outgoing Board members Monica Gilmore-Love and Timothy Collins at the June 16, 2015, meeting of the Board. JPS Sup...

Lanier High Parent Melissa Stokes Named JCPTA Volunteer of the Year 
June 18, 2015
  Melissa Stokes The Jackson Council Parent Teacher Association ...

Mississippi College- and Career-Ready Standards Feedback Forum  
June 18, 2015
  The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) is seeking specific input on the English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics standards through a pr...

JPS Third Graders Passing State Literacy Exam Increases 12 Percent 
June 17, 2015
  MDE released school and district-level 3rd Grade Reading Test results after the first retest which took place between May 18 and May 22, 2015. Ja...

Bailey APAC Claims Middle School Challenge Bowl Victory 
June 16, 2015
  Bailey APAC won the JPS Middle School Challenge Bowl for the third year in a row. Finalists for the competition included Kirksey and Cardozo midd...

JPS Honors Book Buddies and Volunteers for Dedicated Service to Students 
June 15, 2015
  Jackson Public Schools Partners in Education honored Book Buddies and volunteers on May 18, 2015, at the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science. E...

LeFleur's Bluff Chapter of the Links, Inc. Adds to Summer Reading Books Total 
June 12, 2015
  The LeFleur's Bluff Chapter of The Links, Inc., presented a donation to JPS Superintendent Dr. Cedrick Gray at the June 2, 2015, Board meeting in...

JPS Honors Retiring Employees at Farewell Celebration 
June 11, 2015
  Jackson Public Schools saluted 88 employees who are retiring from the District after more than 25 years of service. The ceremony and reception wa...

JPS PTA Units Earn Top Awards at Statewide Convention 
June 10, 2015
  Congratulations to JPS units that were honored at the 96th Annual Mississippi Parent Teacher Association (MSPTA Convention. During the spring 20...

Murrah Seniors Awarded $5,000 Cannada Mentoring Program Scholarships  
June 9, 2015
  Gomez McDonald Two outstanding Murr...

The Jim Hill High School Class of 2011 Establishes Legacy with 'Emerging Scholar' Award 
June 8, 2015
  Trenton Robinson Members of th...

JPS Campus Enforcement Officer Named Metro Area Top Cop 
June 5, 2015
  Top Cop honoree Officer Christina Brown (center) was recognized for her achieveme...

Hardy Girls and Powell Boys Win JPS Middle School Track Championships 
June 5, 2015
  Congratulations to the Hardy Middle School girls and the Powell Middle School boys track teams on winning 20142015 Middle School Track Championsh...

Murrah and Callaway Win 2015 JPS High School Track Championships 
June 5, 2015
  Murrah High School girls and Callaway High School boys track teams won the 2015 JPS High School Track Championships held April 10, 2015, at Hughe...

Jim Hill Class 6A State Track Meet Results 
June 5, 2015
  Congratulations to the Jim Hill girls track team on wins at the Class 6A State Track Meet. Catera Thomas won the 400 meter dash with a time of 55...

JPS School Board Elects New Officers for 2015-2016 
June 4, 2015
  The Jackson Public Schools Board of Trustees elected new officers during the regular meeting held June 2, 2015. Beneta Burt moved from Secretary ...

Friend of JPS Al Joyner Will Be Dearly Missed 
June 4, 2015
  Al Joyner The Jackson Public Schools family is deeply saddened...

John Hopkins Outstanding Teacher of the Week Helps to Mold Pre-K Students 
June 3, 2015
  Damon Hoskins John Hopkins Elementary pre-kindergarten teacher...

JPS to Feed Thousands of Children During the Summer Months 
June 2, 2015
  JPS will start its Summer Feeding Program June 8 for more than 5,000 youths in ...

Cade Chapel Helps Walton Elementary Kick Off Summer Reading 
June 2, 2015
  Cade Chapel Missionary Baptist Church donated summer reading books again this year to students at Walton Elementary School to promote the love of...

Marshall Elementary Students Pledge to Read Five Minutes Every Day 
June 2, 2015
  The students at Marshall Elementary School received a big surprise Friday, May 1, 2015. Jasmine Crowe, founder of Black Celebrity Giving (BCG), d...

JPS Celebrates the Class of 2015 at High School Graduation Ceremonies 
June 1, 2015
  Carah Young, a standout senior at Wingfield, was surprised to learn that her moth...

JPS Presents the Head of the Class, 2015 Valedictorians and Salutatorians 
May 29, 2015
  Jackson Public Schools honors the 2015 valedictorians and salutatorians of each JPS high school. These students graduated with the highest grade ...

JPS Alum Graduates as Valedictorian of Morehouse College 
May 28, 2015
  Jerek Brown Jim HillHigh School 2011 graduateJerek Brownis the...

SPOTLIGHT: Board of Trustees Gives Dr. Cedrick Gray Four More Years to Carry Out His Vision to Build Stronger Schools 
May 28, 2015
  Superintendent Dr. Cedrick Gray has more time to carry out his vision for improving the Jackson Public School District. The Jackson Public School...

At Baker Elementary Summer Reading is a 'Family Affair' 
May 27, 2015
  On May 8, 2015, Baker Elementary School held its Summer Reading kick-off celebration. Parents, students, and school staff participated in the pro...

Bailey Middle Students Nominate Educator for Outstanding Teacher of Week 
May 26, 2015
  Jessica Brown (2nd from right) accepts Outstanding Teacher of the Week rewards fr...

Jim Hill Wins JPS High School Tennis Championship 
May 26, 2015
  Congratulations to the Jim Hill High School girls and boys tennis teams on winning the 2015 JPS High School City Tennis Championship. The Murrah ...

Bailey Wins JPS Middle School Tennis Championship 
May 26, 2015
  Bailey Middle School, North Division Champion, defeated Peeples Middle, South Division Champion, by a score of 4-1 in the JPS Middle School Tenni...

Environmental Learning Center Hosts 18th Annual Fishing Rodeo 
May 25, 2015
  Scores of students participated in the 18th Annual Kids Fishing Rodeo held on t...

Educator Recognized as Distinguished Support Professional 
May 22, 2015
  Dr. Lela Bolls Jackson Public Schools educator Dr. Lela Bolls ...

JPS Student Athletes to be Honored in Clarion-Ledger's Best of MS Preps Banquet 
May 21, 2015
  The Clarion-Ledger will recognize outstanding athletes across the state during the 2015 Best of MS Preps Banquet scheduled for Thursday, May 28, ...

JPS Salutes 2015 Top Ten Scholars from Each High School 
May 20, 2015
  Jackson Public Schools honored the top ten graduating seniors from each JPS high school during the 35th Annual Salute to Scholars program held Th...

JPS Student Athletes Make College Commitments at Spring 2015 Signing Day 
May 19, 2015
  Jim Hill Girls Basketball ...

Mississippi Law Enforcement Leaders Partner with JPS to Implement Innovative Ways to Improve School Discipline 
May 18, 2015
  Wingfield Principal Dr. Willie Killins, Jr. joins forces with Hinds County Sherif...

SPOTLIGHT: JPS Superintendent Seeks Parent Help in Enforcing and Refining Student Code of Conduct 
May 15, 2015
  Dr. Cedrick Gray In Jackson Public Schools, we want every ...

Jackson Public Schools Kicks off Its Summer Reading Program with a Challenge to Parents 
May 15, 2015
  Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber reads to Bates Elementary students at the JPS Summer Re...

Provine High School Claims 2014-2015 JPS Golf Title 
May 14, 2015
  Provine Rams golf team wins 2015 JPS tournament. Congratulatio...

Three JPS JROTC Cadets are National Scholarship Recipients 
May 13, 2015
  JPS JROTC cadets (from left) C/CPT Melvin Williams, Jr., C/MAJ Mesh...

JPS Partners with The Links for Just Raring to Read Summer Reading Drive 
May 12, 2015
  The LeFleur's Bluff Chapter of The Links, Incorporated rallied the community to help Jackson Public Schools middle school students reach their re...

JPS Honors Food Service Department and Schools for Successful Lunch Week Celebration 
May 11, 2015
  The Jackson Public School District celebrated the accomplishments of the employees of the JPS Food Service Department and schools throughout the ...

JPS Continues Interventions To Help Third Graders Pass State Exam 
May 9, 2015
  Approximately 6,000 third graders across the state of Mississippi may not advance to the fourth...

Isable Elementary Celebrates GEMS (Girls Excelling in Mississippi School) 
May 8, 2015
  Isable Elementary recognized 53 Girls Excelling in Mississippi honorees for their...

Lanier High School Students to Represent Hinds County at Area Environmental Poster & Essay Contest 
May 6, 2015
  Woodson Banks ...

Jackson Public Schools Enhances Pre-K Learning Through Technology 
May 5, 2015
  JPS Supt. Dr. Cedrick Gray observes students using collaborative learning tables ...

JPS Job Fair Provides a Fantastic Opportunity for Job Seekers 
May 4, 2015
  All JPS departments and schools conducted inter...

JPS High School Students Show off Their Talents at the NAACP ACT-SO Competition 
May 1, 2015
  Four JPS students are headed to the City of Brotherly Love to compete in the National ACT-SO Competition during the National NAACP Convention. Th...

JPS JROTC Cadets Display Skills During 28th Annual Cadet Pass in Review Ceremony 
April 29, 2015
  JPS Supt. Dr. Cedrick Gray pins the Scholastic Excellence medal on the lapel of C...

Key Elementary Cheerleaders Celebrating First Place Win at National Competition 
April 28, 2015
  The Key Elementary Cougar cheerleaders performed at the Deep South Cheer National Competition in Orange Beach, Alabama on April 12, 2015, and won...

SPOTLIGHT: Passionate Father at Spann Elementary Named 2015 JPS Parent of the Year 
April 28, 2015
  William Herring Jackson Public Schools is pleased to announce ...

Murrah Journalism Students Earn Top Awards at Mississippi Scholastic Press Association Competition 
April 27, 2015
  Adria Walker Murrah High School's Journalism students won more...

JPS Food Services Executive Director Named Silver Plate Winner by International Industry Association 
April 24, 2015
  JPS Food Service Director Mary Hill JPS Food Services chief Ma...

JPS Teams Represented in the Clarion-Ledger's Best of MS Preps for Basketball 
April 23, 2015
  Newman Sanders Phot...

Power APAC Students Showcase Art Work at Annual Exhibit 
April 22, 2015
  High School Winners ...

Jackson Public Schools Making Progress According to Accreditation Group 
April 17, 2015
  AdvancED, the accreditation group formally known as SACS,...

Get to Know the JPS Scholarships Page 
April 16, 2015
  Jackson Public Schools is proud to provide a list of resources for parents and students to ...

JPS Teachers Present on Next Generation Standards at National Science Teachers Conference  
April 16, 2015
  NSTA presentation participants were (from left) Betty Davis, Dr. Pr...

Wilkins Fathers Support Students at the Wilkins Elementary Breakfast with Dads Event 
April 14, 2015
  The Wilkins Elementary auditorium was standing room only on Thursday, April 2, 2015, for the Breakfast with Dads event. Fathers and father figure...

Northwest Jackson Principal Recognized by Savvy Life and Arts Alive Foundation 
April 13, 2015
  Chinelo Evans Northwest Jackson IB Middle School Principal Chi...

Online Registration is Open for New Students 
April 10, 2015
  Online registration for new pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students began on April 7, 2015, and will continue until May 29.This is also pre-...

Rowan Middle School Partnership Receives 2015 Governor's Award 
April 9, 2015
  Participating in the Governor's Award presentation were (from left) Links members...

JPS Superintendent Presents Plan to Move the District Forward to PPSJ Lunch Bunch Attendees 
April 8, 2015
  JPS Supt. Dr. Cedrick Gray addresses plans to move the District forward during PP...

Key Elementary Educator's Down to Earth Teaching Motivates Her Students 
April 7, 2015
  Participating in the gift presentation at Key were (from left) Caroline Fox, Face...

JPS School Board Operational Procedures for Committee Meetings 
April 7, 2015
  In an effort to maintain transparency along with an open dialogue with JPS employees, parents, and community stakeholders, the JPS School Board r...

Power APAC National Elementary Honor Society Inductees New Members 
April 6, 2015
  Power APAC Elementary School celebrated academic excellence March 18, 2015, by inducting 11 students in the National Elementary Honor Society (NE...

Nine JPS Schools Named Champions of Change for Academic Achievement 
April 2, 2015
  Key Elementary achieved Distinguished School status and was presented a check f...

Mississippi Senate Presents Resolution to Nationally Ranked Callaway Boys Basketball Team 
March 31, 2015
  The Mississippi Senate honored the Callaway High School boys basketball team on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, with the presentation of Senate Concur...

MLK Contest Winners Honored at Annual Celebration 
March 30, 2015
  Jackson Public Schools hosted a celebration and reception for the winners of the Districts academic contests commemorating the life of Dr. Martin...

No Weather Make-Up Day for Jackson Public Schools 
March 27, 2015
  All JPS schools and offices will be closed Friday, April 3 and Monday, April 6, 2015, for Easter Break. It was previously announced that Monday...

Third Grade Reading Test Blueprint and Sample Questions Available 
March 26, 2015
  Starting in the 20142015 school year, Mississippis Literacy-Based Promotion Act requires third grade students to read at or above grade level in ...

Hardy Middle Students Explore Future Professions at the Annual Career and Health Fair  
March 26, 2015
  Hardy Middle students get hands-on experience at one of the exhibit stations duri...

SPOTLIGHT: Callaway Claims Fourth Straight 5A State Basketball Championship 
March 25, 2015
  Callaway High School claimed its fourth consecutive Class 5A MHSAA boys basketball championship on March 13, 2015, at the Mississippi Coliseum. T...

JPS Provides Resources for Parents of Kindergarten Students 
March 25, 2015
  Students registering to attend kindergarten must be five (5) years old on or before September 1...

JPS Recognizes Workplace Safety Awards Recipients 
March 24, 2015
  Congratulations to the JPS employees who have practiced safe behavior on the job for the second quarter of 20142015. Safe behavior in the workpla...

JPS Public and Media Relations Professionals Recognized by Statewide Organization 
March 23, 2015
  Superintendent Dr. Cedrick Gray recognized JPS Public and Media Relations profess...

Forest Hill High School Receives Grant for School–Wide Healthy Food Initiatives 
March 20, 2015
  New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Lewis helped Forest Hill High School kick off their Fuel Up to Play 60 Pep Rally Friday, February 13, 20...

Murrah Senior Selected as the the 2015 JPS JROTC Cadet of the Year 
March 19, 2015
  2015 JPS JROTC Cadet of the Year C/COL Gregory Wilson of Murrah High School (cent...

JPS Launches App that Provides a New Way to Receive JPS Information 
March 17, 2015
  Jackson Public Schools announced recently the launch of the SchoolWay mobile app to improve the way the District communicates with its community....

Davis IB Elementary Students Win Award for Second Place Finish in Fun Run 
March 11, 2015
  Davis students in grades K-5 won second place i...

JPS Celebrates National School Counselors Week 
March 10, 2015
  JPS school counselors were honored at a luncheon during National School Counselor...

Barr Elementary Hosts Father and Son Breakfast 
March 9, 2015
  Male students at Barr Elementary performing during the Father and Son Breakfast...

Wingfield Students Celebrate Black History with New Stage Tribute to Civil Rights Movement 
March 6, 2015
  New Stage Theatre presented an in-school performance of Walk Dont Ride! at Wingfield High School, as part of the New Stage Theatre Arts-in-Educat...

Brown Elementary Students Meet Daughter of Malcolm X, Ilyasah Shabazz 
March 4, 2015
  In celebration of Black History Month, Brown Elementary School held a read-in with Ilyasah Shabazz, the daughter of civil rights icon Malcolm X. ...

Whitten Middle School TAP Mediators Take a Field Trip to Judge Carlton Reeve’s Courtroom 
March 3, 2015
  Student mediators from Whitten Middle School visited the courtroom of Judge Carlton Reeves February 19, 2015, to see how conflict resolution work...

'Selma' Actress Jordan Rice Visits Students at Power APAC School 
March 3, 2015
  Selma actress Jordan Rice visited students at Power APAC Elementary Tuesday, February 10, 2015. Rice, herself a middle school student, told stude...

WEATHER: JPS Schools and Offices Open on Thursday, February 26, 2015 
February 26, 2015
  JPS schools and offices will be open on Thursday, February 26, 2015, at regular times. Buses will also run at their normal times.

Spann Elementary Hosts Second Annual Muffins for Moms 
February 25, 2015
  Mothers join children at Spann for breakfast while they learn about the Literacy ...

Murrah High Senior Gregory Wilson Wins JSU JROTC Cadet of the Year Competition 
February 24, 2015
  C/LTC Gregory Wilson Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Gregory Wilson,...

JPS Issues Request for Proposals for Qualified School Construction Bond Program 
February 24, 2015
  The objective of this request for proposals (RFP) is to identify the institution that can best provide Jackson Public Schools with a fixed rate, ...

JPS Students Perform at MLK Breakfast Hosted by the Hinds County Black Legislators 
February 23, 2015
  Madison Johnson and Jordan Jefferson Callaway junior Jordan Je...

SPOTLIGHT: JPS Open Doors Uses Chess to Help Enhance Critical Thinking in the Classroom 
February 23, 2015
  More than 130 JPS gifted students competed in the Open Doors Chess Tournament held February 5, 2015. Competitors in grades 3 through 6 took part ...

Davis Magnet IB Elementary Recognized by the City of Jackson for Academic Prowess 
February 20, 2015
  Students from Davis Magnet International Baccalaureate (IB) Elementary School were recognized as Duke Talent Identification Program (TIP) Scholar...

Power APAC Student Artist Wins Place in Picture Freedom Exhibit 
February 19, 2015
  Ishakarah's graphite drawing 'Free Will' goes on display as part of the Picture F...

SPOTLIGHT: Lake Elementary Principal Named 2015 JPS Administrator of the Year 
February 18, 2015
  Althea Johnson Lake Elementary principal Althea Johnson has ...

JPS Student Athletes Selected for Mississippi All-Star Basketball Games 
February 17, 2015
  The Mississippi Association of Coaches has announced the rosters for upcoming Mississippi All-Star basketball games. The 2015 Mississippi/Alabama...

JPS Celebrates School Board Members During Recognition Week 
February 17, 2015
  Jackson Public Schools joins school districts across the state in honoring our School Board members during School Board Member Recognition Week f...

SPOTLIGHT: Johnson Elementary Teacher Named 2015 JPS Teacher of the Year 
February 16, 2015
  Erica Conner Johnson Elementary teacher Erica Conner was named...

Summer Program for JPS Students to Get a Major Financial Boost 
February 16, 2015
  Jackson Public Schools is pleased to announce a $50,000 donation from the Terracon Foundation to the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) t...

Pecan Park Educator Encourages Students to Do Their Best 
February 13, 2015
  Pecan Park Elementary teacher Dr. Opara-Nadi (2nd from right) was honored as the ...

Career Development Center Inducts Students into the National Technical Honor Society 
February 13, 2015
  The Career Development Center (CDC) inducted 35 students into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) in the 20142015 school year. These indu...

Murrah Sophomore and Power APAC Student Will Be the First JPS Student at Shakespeare Competition 
February 12, 2015
  Jaelon Love with her theatre teacher Malaika Quarterman Ja...

Murrah High Debate Team Achieves Third Place in Tournament with Undefeated Policy Debate Duo 
February 11, 2015
  Murrah High School's Speech and Debate team celebrates another third place finish...

Siemens Donates $10,000 to Further Alignment Jackson Initiatives 
February 10, 2015
  Siemens Building Technologies made a huge financial donation to Alignment Jackson at Provine High School Friday, January 30, 2015. Siemens repres...

Power APAC Selected to Join the MAAE Arts in Academics Program 
February 9, 2015
  Power APAC has been selected to participate in the MAAE Arts in Academics program...

Mississippi National Guard Invests $15,500 in Partnership with Jackson Public Schools 
February 9, 2015
  Participating in the presentation program were (from left) Col. Paul Willis, JP...

SPOTLIGHT: Parents for Public Schools of Jackson Leads Fundraising Effort to Secure MacBooks for JPS Students 
February 9, 2015
  Supt. Dr. Cedrick Gray accepts a check for $10,000 presented by Parents for Publi...

The U.S. Naval Academy Gospel Choir Inspires JPS Students 
February 6, 2015
  The massive U.S. Naval Academy Gospel Choir performing a lively repertoire at Mur...

Gov. Phil Bryant Visits Jobs for Mississippi Graduates Program at Lanier High School 
February 6, 2015
  Gov. Phil Bryant stands with Lanier JMG students during a visit to the school o...

JPS Athletes Announce College Choices at National Signing Day Celebration 
February 5, 2015
  Jackson Public Schools hosted a signing ceremony for JPS student-athletes Wednesday, February 4, 2015, at Blackburn Middle School. The district-w...

JPS Superintendent and Board Honor National Board Certified Teachers 
February 5, 2015
  Gov. Phil Bryant proclaimed January 1724, 2015, to be Mississippi National Board Certified Teacher Week. Mississippi now ranks seventh nationally...

Jackson Public Schools Football Players Recognized as 'Best of Mississippi Preps' 
February 4, 2015
  Dear Champion Photos ...

Marshall Elementary Interventionist Featured on Website for "Best Incentive Plan" 
February 3, 2015
  Marshall Elementary School Interventionist Catrina Bolton-Davis was featured on the TE21 website after winning a Jackson Public Schools contest f...

2015 JPS Middle School Basketball Champions 
February 2, 2015
  Congratulations to the Northwest Middle School boys basketball team and the Bailey APAC middle school girls basketball team. They are the 2015 JP...

JROTC Cadets Featured on NSF Website following Participation in STEM Institutes 
January 30, 2015
  Screenshot of NSF's Math and Physical Sciences webpage featuring JROTC cadets w...

Students Use Word Skills at the Annual JPS Open Doors Scrabble Tournament 
January 29, 2015
  Approximately 100 JPS gifted students used their spelling and vocabulary skills at the annual JPS Open Doors Scrabble Tournament Friday, January ...

Jim Hill High School Cheerleaders Finish at the Top at National Competition 
January 28, 2015
  The Jim Hill High School cheer squad was the only Mississippi team to compete at ...

Provine High School Students Winners of Stock Market Competition 
January 28, 2015
  Members of the Provine Stock Market Game winning team (from left) Delmarcio Sterl...

JPS Food Services Uses New Technology to Enhance the Health of Students 
January 27, 2015
  In addition to replacing fryers, JPS has implemented an overall wellness initia...

JPS to Announce Major Partnership with Mississippi National Guard 
January 26, 2015
  The Jackson Public School District and the Mississippi Na...

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Historic Season for Lanier High Basketball Team 
January 23, 2015
  During the MLK Basketball Classic held Monday, January 19, 2015, surviving members of the 19641965 Lanier High School basketball team were reco...

Northwest IB Middle School Students to be Featured on the BBC 
January 21, 2015
  BBC producers interviewed students and Principa...

Whitten Eagles Win JPS Middle School Soccer Championship 
January 19, 2015
  Congratulations to the Whitten Middle School Eagles and Bailey APAC Knights! Whitten defeated Bailey APAC 42 to win the JPS Middle School Soccer ...

Jim Hill Students Make Mississippi Bandmasters All State Honor Band 
January 16, 2015
  Jim Hill band director Christopher Little (center) with All-State Honor Band part...

Wingfield High School Freshman Academies Students Learn About Financial Literacy 
January 15, 2015
  (From left) Wingfield Principal Dr. Willie Killins, Jr., students Keishawn Hunt a...

Chastain Middle Educator is an Inspiration to Her Students 
January 14, 2015
  Chastain teacher Dedgra Whitley, 16 WAPT Outstanding Teacher of the Week honoree ...

JPS Athletics Director Named MAAA Conference President 
January 13, 2015
  Clinton Johnson Jackson Public Schools Executive Director of A...

JPS Salutes Hundreds of JROTC Cadets at Military Gala 
January 12, 2015
  JPS high school JROTC cadets dressed in their best formal attire for the Annual M...

SPOTLIGHT: JPS Weather Alert 
January 9, 2015
  Temperatures are expected to drop below freezing over the next few days. Parents are encouraged to dress students warmly in layered clothing, suc...

Risk Management Recognizes Safe JPS Workplaces 
January 9, 2015
  Workplace Safety Awards Congratulations to the JPS employees who have practiced safe behavior on the job for the first quarter of 20142015. Pe...

Cardozo Honor Students Experience the Gift of Giving as Salvation Army Bell Ringers 
January 7, 2015
  (From left) Cardozo NJHS members Albert Jackson, Anna Mozingo, and Charles Everet...

Oak Forest's Annual Kids Helping Kids Drive Yields 1,500 Items for the Community 
January 6, 2015
  Cases and cases of canned food and toiletries were collected during the annual Ki...

Marshall Students Celebrate Academic Excellence with a Shopping Spree 
January 5, 2015
  Marshall Elementary School fifth grade students...

AKA Sorority Donates Hundreds of Backpacks to JPS Students 
January 2, 2015
  JPS CFO Sharolyn Miller accepts a donation of hundreds of backs packs filled with...

2014 JPS Pepsi Holiday Basketball Tournament Champions 
January 1, 2015
  CALLAWAY 85, PROVINE 69 (BOYS) The Callaway Chargers defeated the Provine Rams for the 2014 JPS Pepsi Tournament boys title. Malik Newman led th...

John Hopkins Elementary Student Wins MAE Egg Bowl Reading Competition 
December 31, 2014
  John Hopkins Principal Dr. Carri Pillers stands with MAE third grade reading co...

Northwest IB Students Profit from School's Annual Entrepreneur Fair 
December 30, 2014
  This student has set up a booth to sell socks under the brand Center Socks. ...

Brown Elementary Students Receive New Student Dictionaries 
December 29, 2014
  JPS Supt. Dr. Cedrick Gray helps distribute dictionaries at Brown as a member o...

Council of Great City Schools Explains Common Core 
December 26, 2014
  Common Core is a set of high-quality academic standards in mathematics and English language arts/literacy (ELA). These learning goals outline wha...

JPS Issues RFQ for Enterprise Storage, Backup and Professional Services 
December 26, 2014
  The Jackson Public School District Information Technology Department has issued a Request for Qualifications for Enterprise Storage, Backup, and ...

Dawson Elementary Educator is Outstanding Teacher of the Week 
December 25, 2014
  (From left) Caroline Fox, Face and Body Center; Brittany Bell, WAPT; Dawson Princ...

North Jackson Donates More Than 3,000 Canned Goods to Salvation Army 
December 24, 2014
  North Jackson Open Doors students led a school wide canned food drive that result...

Whitten Middle School Students Take an Oath to Help Peers 
December 23, 2014
  Whitten Middle School students took the TAP oath as peer mediators before Judge C...

JROTC Units Enriched by Fall Competitions 
December 22, 2014
  Callaway High Schools JROTC unit was the overall winner of the 2014 Cadet Chall...

SPOTLIGHT: Murrah Student Featured on Steve Harvey Special 
December 19, 2014
  Washington Murrah High School student Alexander Washingtonappe...

Bailey APAC Celebrates "A Job Well Done" 
December 18, 2014
  Special awards were presented to students who scored advanced on both sections of...

Key and Lester Students Go to Soul Bowl for Academic Achievement & Good Behavior 
December 17, 2014
  Students from Key and Lester elementary schools visited Alcorn State University f...

JPS Educator Inducted into Jackson State University Sports Hall of Fame 
December 16, 2014
  Anderson The Jackson State University Division of Athletics en...

Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber Launches 'I Need You To Make It' Youth Initiative 
December 15, 2014
  Mayor Tony Yarber made stops at several JPS schools as part of his Youth Initiati...

JPS Student Dancers Star in Willie Wonka and the C & C Dance Chocolate Factory 
December 12, 2014
  (From left) Tiffany Jefferson, Director of Montage Dance Theater and her daughter...

Callaway Basketball Team to Play in Nationally Televised Series 
December 11, 2014
  The Callaway High School boys' basketball team has been invited to play in the nationally televised GEICO ESPN Basketball Showcase. The team will...

Lanier Educator Recognized as Outstanding New Science Teacher 
December 10, 2014
  Barnes Lanier High School teacher Kristen Barnes was recently ...

Jim Hill Senior Named Blitz 16 Scholar Athlete  
December 9, 2014
  Drake Congratulations to Jim Hill High School senior tennis pl...

JPS Remembers Dr. Aaron Shirley 
December 9, 2014
  Dr. Aaron Shirley(Photo: Courtesy Clarion-Ledger) ...

Jackson State University Hosts JPS Seniors for a Day 
December 8, 2014
  Students visit with representatives from the different departments at Jackson Sta...

McLeod Elementary Student Creates Winning Recipe for Health 
December 5, 2014
  Healthy recipe winner Taylor Bah (center) stands with her classmates after enjoyi...

JPS Launches Improved Parent Notification System for Parents 
December 4, 2014
  In an effort to increase our ability to keep parents informed of the District's various events, activities and announcements, Jackson Public Scho...

JPS Students Display Enthusiasm for Books at District Reading Fair 
December 3, 2014
  Elementary and middle school District Reading Fair winners ...

Jackson Mayor Inspires Students at Casey Elementary School on Career Awareness Day 
December 2, 2014
  Mayor Tony Yarber speaks to fifth grade students at Casey Elementary during Caree...

Local Professionals Visit Spann Elementary for Career Day 
December 1, 2014
  On Career Day at Spann students dressed for suc...

Clarion-Ledger Announces 2014 Basketball Dandy Dozen 
November 26, 2014
  The Clarion-Ledger announced its picks for the top 12 boys and girls basketball players in Mississippi. The players making the 2014 Basketball Da...

Tech Savvy Oak Forest Teacher Named 16 WAPT Teacher of the Week 
November 25, 2014
  Dominic Dunham Oak Forest Elementary first grade teacher Domin...

Timberlawn Students Qualify for District Reading Fair 
November 24, 2014
  Kindergarten student Javien Scott, first place winner for Individual Fiction ...

Provine Ram City Gymnasium Gets a Face Lift 
November 21, 2014
  Provine's gymnasium floor upgrade features a new Ram logo at center court. ...

JPS Alum and Opera Singer Performs and Teaches Master Class at Northwest Jackson IB Middle 
November 21, 2014
  (From left) Northwest Principal Chinelo Evans, classical soprano opera singer DeA...

Miss Mississippi Encourages Students to Set Goals 
November 20, 2014
  Miss Mississippi Jasmine Murray with students from Hardy Middle School ...

SPOTLIGHT: Interactive Career Fair Helps JPS Students Plan for Brighter Futures 
November 20, 2014
  More than 2,200 JPS students descended upon the Jackson Convention Complex on Nov...

JROTC Cadets Learn about Military Career Opportunities at the Annual Jamboree 
November 19, 2014
  JPS JROTC Director Col. (Ret.) Paul Willis with 2014 Jamboree guest speaker Congr...

Isable Elementary School Donates $500 to Raise Breast Cancer Awareness 
November 18, 2014
  Participating in the check presentation from Isable were (from left) a parent vol...

JPS JROTC Student Receives Legion of Valor Award 
November 17, 2014
  Lanier High JROTC Cadet/Colonel Myuna McNair (center) accepts the Legion of Valor...

Northwest IB Middle School Principal Named Catalyst for Change 
November 14, 2014
  Chinelo Evans Northwest Jackson IB Middle School Principal Chi...

Jackson Public Schools Seeks Volunteers to Read with Elementary Students 
November 12, 2014
  Looking for a way to make a difference in a childs life? Why not volunteer to be a Book Buddy with Jackson Public Schools? Volunteer assistance ...

JPS Students Receive Golf Lessons from Pros at Jackson PGA Tournament 
November 11, 2014
  JPS students learned golf basics during a clinic held at the Country Club of Jack...

Rowan Middle 'Goes Pink' for Breast Cancer Survivors 
November 10, 2014
  Participating in the Go Pink event at Rowan Middle School were (fro...

Wingfield Cross Country Team Learns Lessons in Giving Back at Charity 5K Run 
November 7, 2014
  Members of the Wingfield Cross Country team combined their passion for running wi...

Murrah Speech and Debate Team Earns Top Awards in 2014 Saints Classic Tournament 
November 6, 2014
  Murrah Speech and Debate Team adds to win total after four events this year. ...

JPS Counselors Continue to Raise Money for Breast Cancer Awareness 
November 5, 2014
  The JPS school counselors donated $500 to the Baptist Health Foundation for Breas...

Jim Hill Drill Team Volunteers at Local Church to Help Stop Hunger 
November 4, 2014
  (From left) Kiyanna Grant, Erika Alexander, Tigerettes drillteam di...

SPOTLIGHT: Jackson Public Schools 2014-2015 Parent Survey 
November 4, 2014
  The Jackson Public School District is committed to working together with parents/guardians and the community to support our students and families...

Hardy Middle Wins Volleyball Championship 
November 3, 2014
  Congratulations to South Division Champion Hardy Middle School on winning the 20142015 JPS Middle School Volleyball Championship. Hardy defeated ...

North Jackson Dedicates Breast Cancer Celebration to Former JPS Employee 
November 3, 2014
  Elementary students and teachers at North Jackson prepare to release balloons as ...

Powell Trojans Win the JPS Middle School Football Championship 
October 31, 2014
  The Powell Middle School Trojans defeated the Cardozo Middle School Lions 288, on Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at Newell Field, for the JPS Middle ...

Murrah High Receives a Boost to Its CPR Curriculum with a New CPR Anytime Kit 
October 30, 2014
  Murrah High accepts CPR kit donated by the Ware Foundation and the American Heart...

JPS 'Gets in the Game' with National School Lunch Week 
October 29, 2014
  The National School Lunch Week celebration in JPS includes an annual district-w...

Murrah High School Science Teacher Named WAPT Outstanding Teacher of Week 
October 28, 2014
  Becquelyn Green Murrah High School science teacher Becquelyn G...

Callaway Dance Phenom Wins at State Fair Talent Competition 
October 27, 2014
  Jordan Jefferson performs tap routine for another first place win at State Fair ...

BankFirst Financial Services Adopts Bailey APAC Middle School 
October 24, 2014
  (From left to right) Jason Eifling, Bailey librarian; Adam Cox, BankFirst Vice Pr...

SPOTLIGHT: Induction Ceremony Held for New Board Members 
October 23, 2014
  Dr. Richard Lind takes the Oath of Office led by Rev. Larry Nicks with his wife K...

JPS Receives Over $400K Toyota USA Foundation Grant for STEM Programs 
October 23, 2014
  Participating in a press conference to announce a huge Toyota USA Foundation gran...

Murrah High Football Player Malik Dear Selected for Army All-American Bowl 
October 22, 2014
  Malik Dear The U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection Tour made...

JPS High School Football Scores for October 17, 2014 
October 21, 2014
  Here are the latest scores for JPS high school football games. In the table below, home teams are listed first and JPS teams are bold. ...

Mayor Tony Yarber Helps Sykes Elementary Kick Off Mentoring Programs 
October 21, 2014
  Kevin Berry and Edith Rangel presented Mayor Tony Yarber with a certificate of ap...

College Spirit Week Inspires JPS Students to Think College Bound 
October 20, 2014
  Students at Bates Elementary cheered on their favorite colleges and universities ...

Arts In Education Tour Visits Baker Elementary with a Reluctant Dragon 
October 16, 2014
  New Stage brought the theatre to Baker Elementary with its production of the Relu...

Wilkins Elementary Teachers Receive Gift Cards and School Supplies from Walmart 
October 15, 2014
  Walmart Highway 18 showered 20 Wilkins Elementary teachers with gift cards, schoo...

CDC Culinary Arts Students Show off their Skills 
October 14, 2014
  CDC Culinary Arts students prepared athree-course menu for over 300 guests at a r...

JPS High School Football Scores for October 10, 2014 
October 14, 2014
  Here are the latest scores for JPS high school football games. In the table below, home teams arelisted first and JPS teams are bold. ...

Partners in Education Hosts Highlight Awards Luncheon 
October 13, 2014
  Outstanding Campus Contacts Dawn Jones and Rosalind Thomas (center), North Jacks...

McWillie Students Learn Character Lessons with the NED Show 
October 10, 2014
  McWillie Elementary student Isaiah Goree (center) with NED Show performers Tim an...

JPS Ninth Graders Embrace Digital Learning at "Meet Your Mac" Nights 
October 9, 2014
  Wingfield High School ninth graders were first ...

JPS High School Football Scores for October 3, 2014 
October 8, 2014
  Here are the latest scores for JPS high school football games. In the table below, home teams arelisted first and JPS teams are bold. ...

Jim Hill High School Graduate Earns IB Diploma 
October 8, 2014
  Congratulations to Keelin Carr who is the recipient of the 20132014 Jim Hill High School IB Diploma.The International Baccalaureate Diploma Progr...

Rapper T.I. Visits JPS Schools to Share Positive Message 
October 7, 2014
  T.I. speaks to students at Callaway High School. International...

JPS Principals Awarded Grants for Gardening Programs 
October 6, 2014
  Beneta Burt (right) presented grants to five JPS principals to support health and...

Pecan Park Teacher Wins Scholarship to Implement STEM Curriculum 
October 3, 2014
  Peggy Carlisle Pecan Park Elementary teacher, Peggy Carlisle, ...

Jackson Medical Mall Foundation Continues Support to JPS Literacy Goals 
October 2, 2014
  Participating in the JMMF's book donation were (from left) Foundation members C...

JPS Celebrates the Increase in Summer Readers 
October 1, 2014
  JPS top reader Shaquayla Bennett of Northwest IB Middle with JPS Superintendent D...

Big Surprise for Barr Elementary Students 
September 30, 2014
  Rashad Strode (bottom, center), owner of Rollin...

TAP Program Empowers Jim Hill Students to Resolve Conflicts with Peers 
September 29, 2014
  Jim Hill students took part in statewide peer mediation training through the Talk...

JPS High School Football Scores for September 26, 2014 
September 29, 2014
  Here are the latest scores for JPS high school football games. In the table below, home teams arelisted first and JPS teams are bold. ...

Northwest Jackson IB 'Socks It to Bullying' 
September 26, 2014
  Northwest Jackson IB students Vernecia Anderson and Brianna Gunn led an effort to...

Lanier Senior Wins Blitz 16 Player of the Week Vote 
September 26, 2014
  Congratulations to Lanier senior running back Jarvis Adams who was voted the BankPlus, Blitz 16 Player of the Week. Adams had 5 carries, 117 rush...

Brown Elementary Celebrates Summer Readers with a Popsicle Party 
September 25, 2014
  Each of the summer readers at Brown received a free book during the school's read...

Charter School Announcement 
September 25, 2014
  A charter school is an available option for all students in the Jackson Public School District. Reimagine Prep is a public school and no tuition ...

Provine Educator Named 16 WAPT Outstanding Teacher of Week 
September 24, 2014
  Hazel Coleman (second from left) accepts her Outstanding Teacher of the Week gi...

JCPTA Fall Event Ends with a Splash as Participants Take Ice Bucket Challenge 
September 23, 2014
  JPS Supt. Dr. Cedrick Gray convinces other JPS and community leaders to join him ...

JPS Joins Move to Expand A-TEAAM Mentorship Program 
September 22, 2014
  JPS Supt. Dr. Cedrick Gray (center) is joined by Mayor Tony Yarbe...

JPS High School Football Scores for September 19, 2014 
September 22, 2014
  Here are the latest scores for JPS high school football games. In the table below, home teams arelisted first and JPS teams are bold. ...

Jim Hill Student Runs Toward Success in National Track Meet 
September 19, 2014
  Jim Hill High School track star Catera Thomas competed in the USA Track and Field National Junior Olympic Championships in Houston, Texas, in the...

Jackson Council PTA Hosts Annual Fall School of Instruction 
September 19, 2014
  JCPTA/PTSA Board (from left) Dr. Rosella Houston, Treasurer/Auditor Rosaline McCo...

SPOTLIGHT: School Rankings Website Shows JPS Schools Among Best in the State 
September 19, 2014
  Davis students benefit from the school's partnership with the University of Missi...

Accomplished McWillie Gifted Educator Named Outstanding Teacher of the Week 
September 18, 2014
  (From left) Teresia Gray, WAPT; Margaret Snider, Teacher of the Week honoree; Car...

Malik Dear Finalist for Blitz 16 Player of the Week 
September 17, 2014
  Murrah football player Malik Dear is in the running for the Blitz 16 Player of the Week. He ran 281 all-purpose yards and scored 2 touchdowns as ...

JPS Students Participate in Community Internship Program 
September 17, 2014
  JPS Supt. Dr. Cedrick Gray presented certificates to students who took part in 20...

JPS Alum Going for National Crown 
September 16, 2014
  Arekia Bennett JPS graduate Arekia Bennett is pursuing a natio...

SPOTLIGHT: JPS Board Seeks Public Comments Regarding MAEP Funding for Education 
September 16, 2014
  The Jackson Public Schools Board of Trustees is considering whether tojoin pending litigation or otherwise support the pending litigation effort ...

City Council Honors Former JPS Educator with Family Ties to the District 
September 15, 2014
  Fred T. Nolan (center) accepts a resolution led by City Councilwoman LaRita Coo...

JPS High School Football Scores for September 11-12, 2014 
September 15, 2014
  Here are the latest scores for JPS high school football games. In the table below, home teams arelisted first and JPS teams are bold. ...

AT&T Donates $25,000 toward JPS Freshmen Academies and Career Fair 
September 12, 2014
  Alignment Jackson partners (from left) JPS Supt. Dr. Cedrick Gray, Carol Burger o...

Four JPS Teachers Honored as Outstanding Educators 
September 11, 2014
  Participating in the 2014-2015 Outstanding Educator Awards presentation were (f...

JPS Teachers Receive Surprise Grants from Junior League and Community Foundation 
September 10, 2014
  (From left) Mary Purvis, JLJ President; JLJ members Kristi Hendrix, Caron Blant...

New City of Jackson Police Chief Lee Vance is Alum of Lanier High School 
September 9, 2014
  Chief Lee Vance Lanier High School alum Lee Vance has been nam...

Parents for Public Schools of Jackson Provides Internship Opportunities to JPS Students 
September 5, 2014
  Maria Jones-Muhammad, aformer Murrah High studentwith an interest in biomedical s...

JPS and Alignment Jackson Announce Changes Coming to High Schools 
September 4, 2014
  A ribbon cutting was held as part of the press conference to celebrate the openin...

JPS High School Football Scores for August 29, 2014 
September 2, 2014
  Here are the latest scores for JPS high school football games. In the table below, home teams arelisted first and JPS teams are bold. ...

MAE President Reads to Smith Elementary Students to Promote Literacy  
August 26, 2014
  MAE President Joyce Helmick reads to Smith Elementary students as part of her cam...

Congressman Bennie Thompson and Walgreens Donate Backpacks to Key Elementary Students 
August 25, 2014
  Participating in the backpack giveaway were (from left) U.S. Congre...

Callaway's Newman Named MVP after Team USA's World Championship Win 
August 22, 2014
  Callaway senior guard Malik Newman made a return trip to the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Championship and repeated as Team U...

SPOTLIGHT: JPS Online Registration for Returning Students Underway 
August 22, 2014
  Online registration for returning students star...

JPS and City of Jackson Unite for Back to School Celebration and Giveaway 
August 21, 2014
  JPS Supt. Dr. Cedrick Gray ...

JPS Superintendent Seeks Community Support for JPS Schools 
August 20, 2014
  (From left) JPS Campus Enforcement Chief Gerald Jones, Supt. Dr. Cedrick Gray, In...

JPS Teachers Receive Their ‘Charge’ During the District's 2014 Convocation 
August 19, 2014
  Jackson Public Schools held its 2...

JPS First Day of School Hotline 
August 18, 2014
  Jackson Public Schools employees are preparing for the arrival of nearly 30,000 students expected to start the First Day of School Monday, August...

2014 Murrah Graduate Wins Silver in National ACT-SO Competition 
August 15, 2014
  2014 Murrah grad Krystal Jackson (right) stands on the winner's podium after wi...

SPOTLIGHT: Jackson Public Schools Launches Digital Learning Initiative 
August 15, 2014
  JPS's Digital Learning Initiative begins in 20142015 with ninth graders who will ...

Callaway's Malik Newman to Participate in Basketball World Championship 
August 14, 2014
  Callaway senior guard Malik Newman is making a return trip to the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Championship according to the ...

Message to the Community: Academies of Jackson & Career Exploration 
August 12, 2014
  Jed Oppenheim These are exciting times in Jackson and in Jac...

The Junior League of Jackson Donates Backpacks Filled With Supplies to JPS Students 
August 11, 2014
  JLJ members made their first stop at Van Winkle Elementary to deliver 124 backpac...

Lanier High School Window Restoration Project Underway 
August 7, 2014
  JPS announced the beginning of a grant funded p...

Summer School Graduates Encouraged to Achieve More Success 
August 6, 2014
  Supt. Dr. Cedrick Gray and Board Vice Pres. Timothy Collins congratulate Summer S...

Clarion-Ledger's Top Ten Uncommonly Good Football Players 
August 5, 2014
  The Clarion-Ledger named two JPS athletes to its list of the top ten unusually good football players in the state. These standouts are: Ma...

Callaway High Cheerleaders Named Best Overall at Florida Cheer Camp 
August 4, 2014
  Callaway cheerleaders brought home numerous awards including Best Overall at the ...

SPOTLIGHT: Back-to-School Guide for JPS Parents and Students 
August 4, 2014
  The first day of school in Jackson Public Schools is Monday, August 18, 2014.This guide provides essential information for JPS parents and stud...

Murrah Versatile Athlete Named to Clarion-Ledger’s Football Dandy Dozen 
August 1, 2014
  Malik Dear Murrah all-around athlete Malik Dear was the only J...

JPS Educators Build Leadership Skills at Millsaps Principals' Institute 
July 31, 2014
  JPS participants in the 2014 Summer Principals' Institute included ...

JPS Pledges to Improve Achievement of Young Men of Color with other Urban School Districts Across the Nation 
July 25, 2014
  Dr. Gray Superintendent Dr. Cedrick Gray joined the Council of...

JPS Athletics Offering Year and Season Passes to JPS Games 
July 24, 2014
  JPS athletic passes for the 20142015 school year are available for purchase at JPS Athletics. Each pass covers individual admission to JPS home g...

Rowan Technology Student Association Recognized Nationally for 'Chapter Excellence' 
July 22, 2014
  Rowan Middle School TSA Chapter Rowan Middle Schools Technolog...

JPS Student Gains Attention from Media for Advocacy Aspirations 
July 18, 2014
  MSNBC Freedom Summer 50th Anniversary Donovan Barner, Jr., a r...

JPS Hosts Summer Engineering Program for Girls 
July 17, 2014
  SEEK participants learning engineering concepts through experiments with rockets,...

Dawson Elementary Featured in National Education Publication for 'Igniting Passion for Learning' 
July 16, 2014
  Kudos to Dawson Elementary School's principal, Vicki Conley, and computer lab technician, Samantha Webster, for their guest blog post Skipping Su...

Maintenance Workers Recognized for Job Well Done 
July 14, 2014
  Fred Davis, left,with Facilities administrators who received Years of Service awa...

Murrah Tennis Standout Makes All-Star Tennis Team 
July 11, 2014
  Brie Kemp Brie Kemp of Murrah High School has been selected to...

SPOTLIGHT: JPS Launches Freshman Academies in all High Schools through Alignment Jackson 
July 11, 2014
  Learn more:JPS Academies of Jacks...

JPS Celebrates Custodial Staff at the In-Services Awards Ceremony 
July 10, 2014
  The Jackson Public Schools Facilities department celebrated the JPS custodial staff at the 2014 Custodial In-Service and Awards Ceremony. School ...

Heroic Actions of JPS Coaches and Others Help Save Student Athlete's Life 
July 9, 2014
  (From left) Clinton Johnson, JPS Athletics Director; Supt. Dr. Cedrick Gray; Prov...

JPS Transportation Wins Big at the 2014 MDE Bus Roadeo 
July 8, 2014
  (From left) Carolyn Holmes, JPS Transportation Exec. Dir; Mary Barn...

JPS Receives Hundreds of Books from Local Women's Organization 
July 7, 2014
  (From left) Pi Beta Phi members Carrie Tilley, Emilie Hudson, Virginia Hollingswo...

Murrah Captures 7-on-7 Tournament Title 
July 4, 2014
  Murrah High School football team displaying the 7-on-7 Tournament trophy. Zach Gr...

JPS Honors Outstanding Parents 
July 3, 2014
  JPS Outstanding Parent honoree Katyna Montgomery (2nd from left) and her family w...

Power APAC Student Wins Congressional Art Competition 
July 2, 2014
  Ishakarah Power APAC students Rahzizi Ishakarah and Dion Rand ...

Callaway Alum and Two-Sport Standout Still Making Strides 
July 1, 2014
  Matthew O'Neal 2012 (JPS file photo) For the third time in 201...

Power APAC Students Awarded Scholarships to Ballet Magnificat! and IBC Summer Intensives 
June 27, 2014
  Power students earning spots in summer 2014 dance intensives are (from left) Autu...

Board Members Honored for Years of Dedicated Service 
June 26, 2014
  The JPS School Board honored the service of outgoing members Kisiah Nolan and Lin...

JROTC Cadets Complete National Flight Academy AIR Ambition Program 
June 25, 2014
  Participating in the NFA program were (standing, from left)Jaquan W...

JPS STEM Camp Students Learn 'Rocket Science' on Stennis Space Center Tour 
June 24, 2014
  JPS students participating in STEM camps learned space engineering during a field...

Power APAC Receives National Exemplary School Designation 
June 23, 2014
  Power APAC Performing Arts Complex has been designated a 20142016 ASN Exemplary S...

JPS Recognizes Citizens of the Civil Rights Movement and the Freedom 50 Celebration 
June 20, 2014
  (From left) Jed Oppenheim, JPS Board member; Prof. Daphne Chamberlain, Tougaloo; ...

Former NFL Players Inspire Student Athletes with JPS Football Camp 
June 19, 2014
  Former NFL player Glen Collins gives instructions to a JPS athlete during the Cha...

JPS Announces Major Partnership to Give Students Firsthand Knowledge of Healthcare Careers 
June 18, 2014
  (Front, from left) Cadets: Adrianna Cooper, Murrah; Kersha Coleman, Murrah; Kanid...

Jackson Public Schools and the City of Jackson Kick Off Summer Feeding Program 
June 17, 2014
  (From left) Becky Bounds, OCN Asst. Dir.; JPS Food Service Dir. Mary Hill; Supt. ...

Over 200 Adult Education Graduates Join the Class of 2014 
June 16, 2014
  JPS Supt. Dr. Cedrick Gray congratulates recipients of the Adult Education GED ce...

JPS Alumna and Classical Soprano Vocalist Returns to Jackson for Special Performance 
June 13, 2014
  Deanna Tisdale DeAnna Tisdale, a 2004 graduate of Murrah High ...

Presenting the Jackson Public Schools' Class of 2014 
June 12, 2014
  Jackson Public Schools (JPS) celebrated the senior class of 2014 during commencement ceremonies held May 28, 2014, at the Mississippi Coliseum. T...

Forest Hill High Student Athletes Make College Careers Official 
June 11, 2014
  (From left) Forest Hill head basketball coach Ray Milton, David Brooks, Samuel Yo...

JPS Campus Enforcement Officer Recognized for Heroic Actions 
June 10, 2014
  Officer Jones Tuesday Jones, an officer with the Jackson Publi...

2014 State Track Results 
June 10, 2014
  Congratulations to all the JPS student-athletes who participated in the Mississippi State Track Tournament heldMay 3 and 5, 2014. Several of the ...

SPOTLIGHT: Third Grade Reading Retention Law Effective Next School Year 
June 10, 2014
  Dr. Cedrick Gray A law Mississippi adopted in 2013 requiring t...

Association of JPS Office Managers Serve Needs of Residents at Local Shelter 
June 9, 2014
  JAOM members who took part in Spaghetti for Stewpot included (from left): Ora Dix...

JPS Administration Will Continue to Manage Bus Transportation 
June 6, 2014
  The Jackson Public Schools Board of Trustees voted unanimously not to accept a proposal from the District Administration to outsource transportat...

BID NOTICE: JPS Seeks Bids from Financial Institutions 
June 6, 2014
  The Board of Trustees the Jackson Public School District is seeking Depository Bids from all qualified financial institutions for keeping the sch...

Murrah High School Provides Assistance to Louisville Tornado Victims 
June 6, 2014
  The Murrah High School football team collected and then delivered supplies to sur...

Callaway Alum Named AAC Athlete of the Week 
June 5, 2014
  Matthew O'Neal (Photo courtesy of Dani Antonucci, GoUSFBulls.com) ...

Blackburn Laboratory School Parent Named Volunteer of the Year 
June 4, 2014
  (From left) Patricia Woods, Pres. JCPTA/PTSA; Candace Smith, Volunteer of the Yea...

JPS Student Art Work Celebrates 50th Anniversary of 'Freedom Summer' 
June 3, 2014
  Marshall Elementary students show off their display at the PPSJ Ask for More Arts...

JPS Salutes the Top Ten Graduating Seniors of 2014 
June 2, 2014
  Jackson Public Schools (JPS) honored the top ten graduating seniors from each JPS high school during the 34th Annual Salute to Scholars program h...

Bailey Middle Repeats Victory in 2014 City Tennis Championship 
May 30, 2014
  Bailey Magnet Middle School defeated Whitten Middle School for the 20132014 JPS Middle School Tennis Championship. This is Bailey's second year i...

SPOTLIGHT: JPS Launches Online Registration Process 
May 30, 2014
  Jackson Public Schools (JPS) is going paperless for the first time with online registration. This initiative will make the whole process of getti...

Jim Hill Tennis Team Ends Outstanding Season with Division Win 
May 29, 2014
  Jim Hill Tennis Team The Jim Hill High School tennis team had ...

OJMR Kicks Off Summer Reading Program 
May 28, 2014
  Keeping Reading Skills Sharp and Creating a Culture of Reading is the Goal WJTV ...

JPS Women Employees Help Build a Habitat Home for a Jackson Family 
May 27, 2014
  Sandra Robinson helps raise the trusses on the first day of Women Build. ...

Thank You, Partners in Education Campus Contacts 
May 26, 2014
  As the end of the school year approaches, Jackson Public Schools is recognizing a group of people who perform an important task in our schools. T...

$28,000 Mr. Holland's Opus Grant is Music to Jim Hill Band Students' Ears 
May 23, 2014
  Jim Hill High School received a huge financial boost to their band program. The school received a $28,000 grant from the Mr. Holland's Opus Found...

Rotary Club Makes $430 Donation to Spann for Summer Reading Books 
May 22, 2014
  Rotary Club presents a check for more than $430 to Spann Elementary ...

SPOTLIGHT: Northwest IB Magnet Ranked One of 50 Best Middle Schools in the U.S. 
May 22, 2014
  Northwest Jackson ranked one of 50 Best Middle Schools in U.S. ...

Raines Elementary Inducts 21 Students into National Honor Society 
May 21, 2014
  Raines National Elementary Honor Society inductees Raines ...

Callaway Student Earns First Place in Talent Hunt Competition 
May 19, 2014
  Callaway sophomore Jordan Jefferson won first place for his tap routine The 5 guy...

Isable Elementary Honors 55 ‘Hidden’ GEMS 
May 16, 2014
  55 girls at Isable Elementary were honored as GEMS for outstanding academic ach...

JPS Pays Tribute to Retiring Employees 
May 15, 2014
  Jackson Public Schools saluted 116 employees who are retiring from the District after more than 25 years of service. The ceremony and reception w...

Sykes Encourages Fatherhood Involvement to Help Students Thrive 
May 14, 2014
  Fathers read to students at Sykes Elementary as part of Donuts for Dads ...

McLeod Teacher Named Face and Body Center Teacher of the Week 
May 13, 2014
  McLeod principal Claudine Blakey, left, honoree Judy King, Natale Smith of WAPT, ...

Bates Elementary Celebrates the Academic Successes of 79 Female Students 
May 12, 2014
  Bates Elementary School honored 79 female students on April 25, 2014, for outstanding academic achievement during the 20132014 school year. Girls...

JPS Celebrates School Web Sponsors 
May 9, 2014
  Jackson Public Schools celebrated some of its most unsung employees Thursday, April 10, 2014. JPS school web sponsors provide vital support in sh...

CESTEME Teachers Present at National Science Conference 
May 8, 2014
  (From left) Desma Kelly, Lanier High; Preston Robinson III, JPS CESTEME Coord.; R...

JPS Schools Boast Exemplary Positive Behavior Programs 
May 6, 2014
  Four JPS elementary schools achieved PBIS (Positive Behavior and Intervention Supports) Model Site status. Casey, McWillie, Poindexter, and Spann...

JPS Students Earn Gold in ACT-SO Competition and Advance to Nationals  
May 5, 2014
  Callaway sophomore Jordan Jefferson wins Gold for Dance in the 2014 ACT-SO Comp...

Jackson Public Schools Legislative Agenda Update 
May 2, 2014
  Jackson Public Schools outlined its Legislative Agenda at the start of the 2014 legislative session in January. Education lobbyist Donna Echols h...

JPS Superintendent Breaks Down Student Poll Results  
May 1, 2014
  Jackson Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Cedrick Gray served as the keynote speaker for the Parents for Public Schools of Jackson Lunch Bunch on...

JPS Hosts Spring Signing Day for 2014 Senior Athletes 
April 30, 2014
  The Jackson Public Schools Athletics department hosted a college signing ceremony for student-athletes April 16, 2014. Director of Athletics Clin...

Raring to Read Drive Pays Off Big for Jackson Students 
April 29, 2014
  JPS Supt. Dr. Cedrick Gray accepts a check for nearly $33,000 from The LeFleurs B...

JPS Educators Honored Among Best in the State 
April 28, 2014
  Jim Hill teachers Tracee Thompson and Susan Bender with principal, Bobby Brown ...

Rowan Technology Student Association to Join Murrah on Road to D.C. Competition 
April 25, 2014
  Rowan Middle School TSA Chapter Rowan Middle School Technology...

JPS Basketball Players Top Picks on Clarion-Ledger All-Metro and All-State Teams 
April 24, 2014
  Newman Williams Sanders ...

Isable Parents Trade Places with their Students 
April 22, 2014
  Parent sign in for school during Trading Places at Isable. Stu...

Murrah High Student to Represent Mississippi at Journalism Conference 
April 21, 2014
  Walker Adria Walker, ajunior at Murrah High School, has been s...

Watkins Students Show off their Moves at Just Have a Ball Event 
April 18, 2014
  Watkins students learned 24 exercise moves they could perform with a basketball. ...

Murrah High Technology Students Advance to National Competition 
April 17, 2014
  Murrah TSA members are on their way to a national conference after several wins a...

Hundreds of Students Display Their Musical Talents in the Annual JPS All-City Music Festival 
April 16, 2014
  The All-City String Festival showcases the talents of JPS students who participat...

McWillie Interventionist Picked for Outstanding Teacher of the Week Honor 
April 15, 2014
  (Adults from left) Natalie Smith, WAPT; Sara Pearson, Principal; Teacher of the...

Forest Hill Basketball Coach Banks Named Coach of the Year  
April 14, 2014
  Coach Banks Forest Hill girls basketball coach Tangela Banks w...

JPS Schools in Running for Seeds of Change Grant  
April 14, 2014
  Vote for your school once per day until April 21 at www.seedsofchange.com. ...

Murrah Basketball Coach Speech Named Coach of the Year 
April 11, 2014
  Coach Speech Murrah boys basketball coach Timothy Speech was n...

Jackson Public Schools Earns PREPS Value Added Awards 
April 9, 2014
  Sixteen JPS schools were recognized as PREPS Value Added Schools at the 2014 PREP...

Jackson Public Schools Seeking Qualified Employees 
April 8, 2014
  Jackson Public Schools is hosting a Job Fair for prospective teachers, bus drivers, and cafeteria and maintenance workers. The event is scheduled...

Bailey APAC Middle Inducts 129 Students into the National Honor Society 
April 7, 2014
  Bailey Middle School inducted 129 students into the National Junior Honor Society...

SPOTLIGHT: JPS To Make Up Days for Weather Related School Closings  
April 7, 2014
  The Jackson Public Schools Board of Trustees recently approved Superintendent Dr. Cedrick Grays recommendation to schedule Saturday, April 5 and ...

State Department of Education Honors JPS JROTC Cadet 
April 4, 2014
  Presentation participants included (from left) MSG (Ret) Michael Cook, Jim Hill...

JPS Elementary Teachers Help Set Teacher Testing Standards 
April 3, 2014
  Brown Peoples Two JPS elementary ...

2014 JPS JROTC Cadet Pass in Review 
April 2, 2014
  JPS Supt. Dr. Cedrick Gray pins recipients of the Scholastic Excellence Awards....

Cardozo Students Get Hands-on Experiences at Career Fair 
April 1, 2014
  American Medical Response paramedics use equipment to show how they monitor patie...

2014 Region II Mississippi Science and Engineering Fair 
March 31, 2014
  Walton student Jamieya Oatis was featured by Jackson State for her achievements...

Dads' Summit Inspires Boys at Wilkins Elementary 
March 28, 2014
  Wilkins' Dads Inspiring Sons Summit helped boys...

Forest Hill Educator Recognized as Outstanding Teacher 
March 27, 2014
  Participating in the Outstanding Teacher presentation were, from left, Kimberly W...

Jim Hill High School Graduate Earns IB Diploma 
March 25, 2014
  Crudup Miller Jim Hill High School ...

Oak Forest Elementary Celebrates Read Across America Day 
March 24, 2014
  Oak Forest Principal Lorenda Cheeks, center dressed as Cat in the Hat, surround...

Murrah Soccer Player Signs with Holmes Community College 
March 21, 2014
  Jaylon George, center,with his parents, coaches and Murrah Principal Kennieth Gre...

Davis Magnet PTA President Named 2014 JPS Parent of the Year 
March 20, 2014
  Vera Johnson Jackson Public Schools named Vera McFarlin Johnso...

Hardy Middle School Holds Annual Career and Health Fair 
March 19, 2014
  Hardy Middle School hosted another successful Career and Health Fair Friday, March 7, 2014. Students were exposed to a variety of professions fro...

Callaway Wins Third State Basketball Title in a Row 
March 18, 2014
  Callaway defeated Vicksburg 49-33 for the Class 5A MHSAA Boys Basketball title on March 14, 2014, at the Mississippi Coliseum. Junior, Malik Newm...

JPS Seeks Proposals for Transportation Services 
March 17, 2014
  Jackson Public Schools will accept proposals for a four (4) year contract for Student Transportation Services. Procedures for Delivery of Propos...

Surprised Wilkins Students Get Free Uniform Shirts 
March 13, 2014
  The Junior League and Agape North passed out shirts to students at Wilkins Elem. ...

Watkins Elementary Establishes National Honor Society Chapter 
March 12, 2014
  Watkins National Elementary Honor Society Inductees taking the ceremonial oath ...

JPS Students Served as Pages for Mississippi Senator 
March 11, 2014
  Three JPS students served as senate pages for one week during the 2014 legislative session. Doneisha M. Jenkins, Ronza J. Anderson, Jr., and Cred...

Junior League of Jackson Celebrates Read Across America with JPS Students  
March 10, 2014
  JLJ member Melanie Hataway reads with aPoindexter student. The...

Key Elementary Cheer Team Scores for Character and Performance at Competition 
March 7, 2014
  Key Elementary Cougar Cheer Team at JamFest cheer competition in Biloxi, Miss. ...

Rowan Technology Team Advances to State Competition 
March 6, 2014
  Rowan Technology Student Association Some tech savvy stude...

Lanier High Junior Makes History as 2014 JPS JROTC Cadet of the Year 
March 5, 2014
  (From left) JPS JROTC Dir. Col. Paul Willis, Board Sec. Beneta Burt, Cadet of the...

Bailey APAC Wins 2014 JPS Challenge Bowl 
March 4, 2014
  Quiz Bowl teams from Bailey APAC, Blackburn, and Northwest middle schools met for the final round of the 2014 JPS Middle School Academic Challeng...

Wingfield Powerlifting Team Starts Season with Success  
March 3, 2014
  Wingfield Powerlifting Team and Coach Stanley Spell, right Two...

JPS Students Perform in Montage Dance Theater's The Dance of Lion King 
February 28, 2014
  William Johnson, front, played Simba in The Dance of the Lion King. Madison Johns...

In Memory of Mayor Chokwe Lumumba 
February 27, 2014
  The Jackson Public School (JPS)family is deeply saddened by the passing of City of Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba. His leadership, passion for qual...

JPS Teachers Honored as 2014 Metro Teachers of the Year 
February 26, 2014
  Bender Lastique Smith ...

JPS Receives Favorable Review of its Exceptional Education Program from MDE 
February 25, 2014
  Dr. Cedrick Gray At a press conference February 21, 2014, Supe...

2014 Jackson Public Schools Chess Tournament 
February 25, 2014
  More than 130 JPS gifted students competed in the Open Doors Chess Tournament held February 14, 2014. Competitors in grades 35 took part in the d...

SPOTLIGHT: Jim Hill Teacher Surprised with $25,000 Milken Award 
February 24, 2014
  Participating in the surprise Milken award announcement at Jim Hill were (from le...

Murrah High Alum Receives U.S. Air Force Award 
February 24, 2014
  Richardson Murrah High School alum and former JROTC cadet ...

Peeples Middle Holds Career Expo  
February 21, 2014
  Marcus Pollard of Central Mississippi Medical Center talks to students about care...

JPS Inclement Weather Procedures 
February 21, 2014
  Jackson Public Schools Inclement Weather/School Closure Procedures In cases of inclement weather or other emergencies that may affect the ope...

JPS Athletes Commit to Colleges at National Signing Day Ceremony 
February 19, 2014
  Jackson Public Schools hosted a district-wide ceremony on National Signing Day February 5, 2014. Top athletes from several JPS high schools took ...

Casey Elementary Hosts Emperor’s New Clothes 
February 18, 2014
  New Stage Theatre actors brought to life the story of the Emperor's New Clothes f...

Outstanding Davis Teacher Honored with Spa Day 
February 17, 2014
  Stephanie Dees, top center, was honored as an outstanding teacher by WAPT and the...

Casey Elementary Receives $2,500 PBIS Grant 
February 14, 2014
  Casey Elementary School has been awarded a $2,500 grant for being a model PBIS (Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports) School. The funds ...

JPS Students Stand Out in Scholastic Art Awards State Competition 
February 13, 2014
  JPS students captured 59 state Scholastic Art Awards, including nine Gold Key awards, 16 Silver Key awards, and 34 Honorable Mentions. Most of th...

Chastain Boys and Girls Win Middle School Basketball Championship 
February 12, 2014
  The Chastain Warriors girls and boys won the 2014 Middle School Basketball Championships. The Chastain girls beat the Hardy girls by a score of 5...

Bailey APAC Wins Middle School Soccer Championship 
February 11, 2014
  Bailey Middle School beat Siwell 40 to win the JPS Middle School Soccer Championship. Both teams won division championships to qualify for the ti...

Callaway Gets $1,800 for Football Program 
February 10, 2014
  Breeland Speaks was named the overall winner of the WJMI Circle B Spot Light Player contest. The check presentation was made at Callaway High Sch...

Wingfield Hosts Jiu-Jitsu Tournament 
February 7, 2014
  Eleven Wingfield students won medals in the Vector Jiu-Jitsu tournament that drew...

Lanier High School Receives a Half Million Dollar Grant for Restoration 
February 6, 2014
  Lanier High School received a $500,000 renovation grant from the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. The funds will be used to rest...

Jackson Public Schools–Legislative Agenda 
February 6, 2014
  JPS Superintendent Dr. Cedrick Gray reported on the Legislative Agenda items belowduring the January 21, 2014, regular meeting. He sought Board m...

JPS Gifted Students Compete in Open Doors Scrabble Tournament 
February 5, 2014
  4th Grade Winners ...

Murrah and Forest Hill Students Qualify for National Forensics League Tournaments 
February 4, 2014
  Murrah High School hosted the Jackson Catholic Forensics League qualifying tournament January 1718, 2014. Speech and Debate teams from Murrah and...

SPOTLIGHT: Pecan Park Principal Named 2014 JPS Administrator of the Year 
February 3, 2014
  Jackson Public Schools announced Pecan Park Principal Wanda Quon as the Districts 2014 Administrator of the Year. Superintendent Dr. Cedrick Gray...

Forest Hill Sweeps 9th Grade Basketball Championships 
February 1, 2014
  Forest Hill girls and boys swept the 9th Grade Basketball Championship held Saturday, January 11, 2014. Forest Hill boys soundly defeated Provine...

Murrah Athlete Accepts Holmes CC Baseball Scholarship 
January 31, 2014
  (Front, from left) Dave Robinson, Christopher Ray Robinson, and Charla Robinson: ...

Miss Mississippi Chelsea Ricks Encourages McWillie Students to 'Be Yourself' 
January 30, 2014
  Students at McWillie Montessori School received a visit from Miss Mississippi, Chelsea Ricks, Wednesday, January 15, 2014. Ricks spoke to the exc...

JPS Football Players Named to Clarion-Ledger All-State Teams 
January 29, 2014
  Dear Speaks T...

Jackson Public Schools Well-Represented in MLK Parade 
January 28, 2014
  Hundreds of Jackson residents lined the annual MLK parade route Saturday, January 18, 2014. Jackson Public Schools was represented well bymarchin...

Davis Magnet Students Run in Blues Marathon 
January 27, 2014
  More than 70 students from Davis Magnet Elementary were ready to run in the Mississippi Blues Marathon One-Mile Kids Run on Saturday, January 11,...

SPOTLIGHT: Help Jim Hill Cheerleaders Get to Nationals 
January 27, 2014
  Update January 28, 2014 At the January 21, 2014, Board meeting, Tamika Harris, the squads sponsor stated that they have already paid all registr...

SPOTLIGHT: Jim Hill Biology Teacher Named JPS Teacher of the Year 
January 25, 2014
  Supt. Dr. Gray, left, and Principal Brown, right salute 2014 JPS Teacher of the Y...

JPS School Board Elects Officers 
January 23, 2014
  The Jackson Public Schools Board of Trustees elected new officers during the regular meeting held January 21, 2014. Dr. Otha Burton replaced Moni...

2014 JPS School Teachers of the Year 
January 23, 2014
  The teachers below were selected by their schools as 20142015 Teachers of the Year. Their names were submitted for consideration for the District...

Cardozo's Andria Veasey Named Face and Body Center Teacher of the Week 
January 22, 2014
  Andria Veasey, center, received a spa day package valued at $250 from the Face ...

Callaway Alum Selected in First Round of Major League Soccer SuperDraft 
January 21, 2014
  Marlon Hairston, a former star student and athlete at Callaway High School, was selected in the first round of the Major League Soccer (MLS) Supe...

Jim Hill IB Students Embrace Program's Community Service Component 
January 20, 2014
  Jim Hill IB students created the ornaments in the school's colors and tiger strip...

JPS Office Managers Start Holiday Tradition of Serving 
January 17, 2014
  Members of the Office Managers of Jackson Public Schools Association ...

Wingfield Alum Jackie Slater Honored at His Alma Mater in Pro Football Ceremony 
January 16, 2014
  Wingfield High School honored one of its legendary graduates in December 2013. Wingfield alum Jackie Slater became a star football player in co...

JPS Celebrates 2013 All-Metro Football Coach and Athletes 
January 15, 2014
  Speaks Jones Jackson Public Sch...

JPS Message about the Dads of Destiny Conference 
January 15, 2014
  The Jackson Public School District typically conducts its annual Dads of Destiny(TM) Conference in the month of January. However, this school y...

JPS Welcomes Jed Oppenheim to School Board 
January 14, 2014
  Mr. Jed Oppenheim takes the oath of office as JPS's newest Board member before ...

SPOTLIGHT: Kellogg Foundation and NBC Learn Bring Engaging Media to JPS Classrooms 
April 4, 2013
  Video: NBC Learn Welcomes Jackson Public Schools NBC Learn...

Accreditation: MDE Releases Statement Regarding District's Accreditation Hearing 
May 23, 2012
  After an accreditation hearing for Jackson Public Schools, the Office of the State Superintendent of Education released a statement regarding a r...