Wizard of Oz Celebration

This year is the 80th anniversary of the Wizard of Oz! In honor of this special event, South Jackson Elementary will be celebrating by having the students and staff dress as their favorite Wizard of Oz character. Get your creative ideas flowing! We can’t wait to see everyone in Oz costume on FRIDAY, AUGUST 23rd.

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We are hiring!

Our partner ESS is now hiring Substitute Teachers, Paraprofessionals, and Custodians for the 2019-2020 school year. Apply today at ESS.com/jobs. Orientations are being scheduled for this summer, but only after you complete an online application. Come join us — the program offers weekly pay, an employee discount program, ongoing support, incentives, AND competitive benefits. One […]

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2019 School Supply Lists and Back-to-School Information

Summer Office Hours: Tuesdays & Wednesdays 9:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. Phone: 706-543-8798 Additional times may be scheduled by calling the front office. Summer Registration:   Please register during our office hours.  You can find information about registering new students here. Supply Lists: 2019-2020 School Supply Lists Calendar: Calendar for the 2019-2020 School Year Open […]

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Summer Reading 2019

Welcome to the Jackson County Schools Summer Reading Challenge! The Jackson County elementary and middle schools are teaming up with the Piedmont Regional Library System and encouraging all of our students to participate in our summer reading challenge!  Research shows that many kids’ reading skills decline during the summer because they often don’t read as […]

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GMAS Study Guide & Online Testing Experience

Students in 3rd through 5th grade will soon be taking the GMAS (Georgia Milestones Assessment System).  The following links include helpful resources for you to review with your child before the test. Please click here to access the GMAS Study Guide. Please click here to access the GMAS Online Testing Experience.

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Message from our Clinic Assistant, Ms. Cheek

A lot of parents ask, “When can my child go back to school after having the flu?” Keep your child home from school, day care, or camp for at least 24 hours after their fever is gone. (The fever should be gone without the use of a fever-reducing medicine.) A fever is defined as 100°F (37.8°C) […]

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Board approves upcoming calendars

The Jackson County Board of Education recently approved calendars for the next two school years. Click the links below for one-page copies to download and/or print. 2018-19 School Year calendar (approved Jan. 11, 2018) 2019-20 School Year calendar (dated 12-17-18 in the lower right corner) 2020-21 School Year calendar (dated 12-17-18 in the lower right corner) Note that there are […]

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