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.
Elementary Bell Schedule
School Event Elementary School Opens 7 a.m. Homeroom 7–7:45 a.m. Instruction Begins 7:45 a.m. Instruction Ends/Dismissal Time 2:15 p.m.
Obama Magnet Announcements
Posted 3/30/2020We are all in this together and help is always available. If you are having suicidal thoughts, please reach out through these resources:
- 800-273-8255 (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline)
- Crisis text line - text Home to 741741
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline online