Attention Senior Cross Country or Track and Field Members:
Applications for the Suzy Spiceland Michelson Memorial Scholarship, sponsored by the Anniston Runners’ Club, are now available. This scholarship is for a graduating senior who either runs high school cross country or who is a member of their high school’s track and field team and has a commitment to continuing their education. Interested seniors should see the JHS website for details and the application process. Completed applications must be postmarked by April 28.
Tuskegee University is hosting Spring Open House 2017 on Saturday, March 25. Students interested in attending should see the JHS website under “Latest News” or “Counseling & Career Services” then “News” for details and information as to how to register.
The Aviation Council of Alabama is offering a scholarship to students interested in pursuing an aviation related degree. Interested seniors should see the JHS website for details and the application.
Three scholarships are available for seniors who have a parent/guardian who has been actively employed in public school transportation for the past three to five years.The Greg Ray Memorial Education Scholarship ($2,000) and the Charles “Chuck” Poland Scholarship (1,000) are available if your parent/guardian has been employed in public school transportation for the past three years. You must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA to qualify. Selection is based on leadership, citizenship, and service. The Southeastern States Pupil Transportation Conference Student Scholarship ($2,500) is available if your parent/guardian has been actively employed in public school transportation for the past five years and your family has had a gross taxable income less than $75,000 for the past five years.Interested seniors who qualify should see the JHS website under “Latest News” or “Counseling & Career Services” then “News” for additional details and for applications. Each of these scholarships has its own separate application. All completed applications are due to the guidance office no later than April 14, 2017.
Auburn University at Montgomery (AUM) has several noncompetitive scholarships available. These scholarships begin with a 20 ACT and a 3.5 GPA. Students who apply to AUM and meet the criteria will be awarded these scholarships. There is no additional scholarship application to complete. The deadline to apply is April 1.
AUM is also hosting Warhawk Welcome (preview day) for interested students on March 25. Students will take a campus tour and be provided information related to admissions, housing, financial aid, and student organizations.
Students interested in applying to AUM and/or attending the preview day may see the JHS website under “Latest News” or “Counseling & Career Services” then “News” or go to the AUM website for this information.
Kim Norton is hosting an ACT Boot Camp April 3 – 6. Interested students should see the JHS website under “Latest News” or “Counseling & Career Services” then “News” for registration cost and details.
Applications for the YNOT Scholarship are now available. Criteria include a 2.5 or higher GPA and an essay about your future aspirations and the importance of overcoming adversity. Interested students should see the JHS website under “Latest News” or “Counseling & Career Services” then “News” for additional information. Completed applications must be emailed to the YNOT Scholarship Foundation no later than March 24. This date falls during spring break. Be sure to plan ahead to gather transcripts and any other required information well ahead of spring break.
Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors interested in attending the Samford University Minority Youth Science Academy June 25 – 28 should see the JHS website for registration information. This is a four-day residential program offering college preparation and mentoring for outstanding minority high school students who aspire to careers in the sciences.Activities will include hands-on experiments in the sciences, college application counseling, study skills and test preparation, social activities, networking and mentoring, Q&A with minority scientists and college science students.
The JHS Golf Team is selling Krispy Kreme doughnuts. They're only $8 per box. The deadline to order is Friday, March 17th. See any JHS golfer or Coach Millican to play your order. You must pay when you order.
Prom tickets will go on sale March 27th and will only be sold during lunch. Tickets are $40 each. The last day to purchase tickets will be Thursday, April 6th. No tickets will be sold the day before or the day of prom.
Each senior will receive 2 free lead out passes for parents. Only one person may be admitted for each pass. All others wishing to attend lead out may purchase a ticket at the door for $5. Lead out will begin at 7:30.
Juniors and Seniors who wish to bring a non-JHS student to prom should stop by Mrs. Hannah's room to pick up a permission form. Please do not interrupt class for a form.
This form must be completed and returned to Mrs. Hannah no later than April 3rd. Please remember that the form requires a principal's signature for non-JHS students still in high school and that many schools will be out for Spring Break in the coming weeks.
Congratulations to members of the Jacksonville FFA for their performance at the Calhoun County FFA Contests.
Dalton Watts- Zero turn tractor
Jud Grass- FFA Creed Speaking
Abbi Lipscomb- Extemporaneous Public Speaking
Kiser Singleton- Large Tractor Driving
Abbi Lipscomb won first place and will compete at the Central District contest at Jefferson State Community College in April.