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  • Posted 08/08/2017

    The Mississippi Book Festival takes place Saturday, August 19 at the State Capitol. More than 150 authors will participate on 38 official theme-based panels, discussing and reading from their books. Special guest Dr. Carla Hayden of the Library of Congress will kick off the Festival and unveil the new State Literary Map. C-SPAN will broadcast several panels, and the Library of Congress and Mississippi Library Commission will return with new exhibits.  The event will also include a new Family Storytelling Room and Kids Corner for children of all ages.

    Some attractions that may be of interest include Kidnote, In the Middle, and Rising Stars in Young Adult. C-SPAN will cover the panels, Southern History and U.S. Presidents. The schedule of panels and panelists with their locations can be found at www.msbookfestival.com.

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  • Posted 08/18/2017

    Catherine's Plus Sizes will have Teacher Appreciation Weekend Thursday, August 24-Sunday, August 27. Teachers can enjoy 40% off when they present their valid school ID. All other shoppers receive 25% off.

    Download Catherine's Coupon Flyer (PDF)

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  • Posted 07/27/2017

    The Risk Management Safety Training presentations, Flex & Stretch and Workplace Safety for School Personnel, have been uploaded. Employees may access these presentations from the Training section.

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  • Posted 08/16/2017

    The Instructional Technology Department is offering five workshops on Using Geo-Inquiry in the Classroom. Six teachers per workshop can earn free registration to the Mississippi Educational Computing Association’s Annual Conference. For details about this opportunity and course descriptions, download the flyer below. You may register at the links provided.

    Workshops will be held on Saturdays from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. as follows:

    • Using Geo-inquiry in the Elementary Classroom Date: August 26, 2017 | Register at: https://goo.gl/7ij7E3 | Available Seats: 20
    • Using Geo-inquiry in the Business or Mathematics Class Date: September 9, 2017 | Register at: https://goo.gl/fuAQ8e | Available Seats: 20
    • Using Geo-inquiry in the History Classroom Date: September 30, 2017 | Register at: https://goo.gl/Xqmivj | Available Seats: 20
    • Using Geo-inquiry in the Science Classroom Date: October 14, 2017 | Register at: https://goo.gl/QxLZWz | Available Seats: 20
    • Using Geo-inquiry in the English Language Arts Date: October 28, 2017 | Register at: https://goo.gl/orRk4f | Available Seats: 20

    For more information, please call (601) 960-3020 or (601) 960-2779. Classes will be held in the Instructional Technology Training Lab located at 630 S. State Street.

    Download the Using Geo-Inquiry in the Classroom Flyer (PDF).

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  • Posted 07/14/2017

    REMINDER: Resetting Your JPS Email/Network Password.


    1. Choose one of two ways to access the Self-Service Reset Password Management (SSRPM) screen:
      • Option 1 – Press Control, Alt, Delete, then select Forgot Password and begin to reset your password.
      • Option 2 – Click the Support menu at the top of the JPSD Intranet page.
    2. Click the Self-Service Reset Password Management link.
    3. Click Forgot My Password. 
    4. Follow the steps of the application. You will need your Employee ID Number to complete the process. Please contact your administrative office for your Employee ID Number.


    If you need additional assistance, please call the Help Desk at (601) 973-8601.

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  • Posted 07/31/2017

    The Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation’s Healthy School Awards recognizes and rewards public schools with health policies and programs that promote healthy eating, physical activity, staff wellness, tobacco-free lifestyles among students and staff, and parental and community involvement. The Healthy School Awards will assist school leaders in their efforts to make their schools, and ultimately our state, a healthier place to live. The Foundation will award up to four grants. One school will be awarded a $50,000 grant as "The Healthiest School in Mississippi." Three schools "Healthy Schools" will each receive a $25,000 grant. 

    The deadline for submitting the 2018 applications is Friday, October 27. For more information and to apply, click the link below.

    Complete the application

    Learn more about the Healthy School Awards.

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  • Posted 08/08/2017

    Please be advised that the District is no longer using the FOCUS logo during the 2017-2018 school year. Please refrain from using the FOCUS logo on all letterhead, memos, email signatures, etc. Links to the official logo for the Jackson Public School District are below for your convenience.

    Please use the current logo for email signatures, letterheads, PowerPoint presentations, and other JPS publications. Download GIF, PNG, and JPEG versions below.

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