News & Features
June 29, 2020 – 99 Jams radio personality Christiana has agreed to serve as this year's Summer Reading Ambassador. The theme of the 2020 Summer Reading Program is "Engage and Escape with Reading."
May 20, 2020 – MDE is seeking public input to help the state prioritize the use of CARES Act funds. The deadline to complete the survey is June 1.
May 8, 2020 – The Mississippi Department of Education has approved a waiver of the two proofs of residency requirement for returning students with no address change.
May 1, 2020 – As a result of logging more than 1.3 million engagements between schools and parents, School Status is awarding JPS 10 Chromebooks.
- 7:00 a.m. School Opens and Breakfast Starts
- 7:30 a.m. First Bell Rings, Breakfast Ends, and Instruction Begins
- 7:45 a.m. Tardy Bell Rings (You must sign your child in after 7:45)
- 2:15 p.m. School Dismissal
Early Dismissal: 12 p.m. as specified in District Calendar
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