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JCPS Update - Face Covering Status - October 25th through October 29, 2021

Based on the COVID-19 Mode of Instruction Metrics for K-12 Education, Jackson County is in the “RED” (critical level).  Jackson County Public Schools will require that all students and staff wear face coverings while in Jackson County Public School Buildings, from Monday, October 25th until Friday, October 29, 2021.

 

Our next status determination will be made on Thursday, October 28, 2021.

 

JCPS Receives Federal Funding for Student Chromebooks

chromebooksEarlier this school year, the Universal Service Administrative Co. (USAC) announced the Emergency Connectivity Fund Program (ECF).  One initiative of the ECF program is to provide funding for school districts to purchase devices for students so that they can sufficiently engage in online learning.  In August, Rhonda Thompson, District Technology Coordinator for Jackson County Public Schools requested funding for 1,450 student Chromebooks in the amount of $548,750.00.  On October 14th, the district received notification that the request was funded in full.  The ECF funding will allow JCPS to replace aging Chromebooks (G4 and G5 models) that are ending their ability to update and run the needed online programs used by the district.  The district will also be providing Kindergarten students with a touch Chromebook that will be more user friendly for that age group.  The district began receiving the Generation 8 Chromebooks on Tuesday, October 19th.  The district is very fortunate to have received the devices in such a timely manner; the technology staff will be busy in the upcoming weeks getting the devices ready for student use.  

JCHS SBDM Council Nominations

Due to a parent resigning from the JCHS SBDM Council, a new parent must be elected to complete the term, which goes until June 30, 2022. You can use the form below to mail your nomination to either Lonzo Moore or Tiffany Wells at the following address: 562 Educational Mountain Drive, McKee, KY 40447. You can also email your nomination to lonzo.moore@jackson.kyschools.us or tiffany.wells@jackson.kyschools.us. You can also reach them by phone at (606) 287-2163. Nominations must be received by October 22nd at 3:00 PM. Those parents that have been nominated and accept the nomination will be announced by next Wednesday, the 27th. Voting will take place at the v-school on Friday, October 29th, from 8:00-5:00.

 

Nomination Form:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/14RyEuGvJeufPlXj62GvTuz98uNtKPapA1pbjoJd7e7I/edit?usp=sharing

49th District Champs! District Champs

Congratulations to the Lady Generals Volleyball 🏐 team for defeating North Laurel to win the 49th District Championship!!! On Saturday our volleyball team knocked off Clay County and North Laurel to win the 49th District tournament.  We are now the host of the upcoming 13th Region Tournament which will start this Saturday.  

JCHS After -School Tutoring

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JACKSON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL ARMY JROTC CADET OF THE MONTH Bellamy

 

 

Cadet Major, C\MAJ Morgan C. Bellamy son of Kevin and Brook Bellamy of McKee, Kentucky is the September 2021 Jackson County High School Army JROTC Cadet of the Month. Cadet Bellamy is currently a senior at Jackson County High School. Morgan is the Battalion Commander of the Jackson County High School AJROTC.  Morgan is also a member of the Jackson County High School Cross Country Track Team. (Click Read More)

Test-to-Stay FAQ

📌Do I have to participate? No, this is optional and if you are not 18 we will need parent/guardian permission.

📌What happens if I can't test 5 days in a row? If you can't test 5 consecutive school days you will need to finish your quarantine at home. If you start testing on Friday then you would test on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of the following week.

📌Can I ride the bus to be tested? No, you must be transported by your parents or drive yourself.

📌Where will this testing occur? We will test between 8-9 each morning. Students or parents will circle the building and park between the fence/football locker room. Our nurse will test students while they are in the car. The results will take about 15 minutes.

📌If I choose to opt out of the test-to-stay program and quarantine instead, can I come be tested on day 6 and return to school that day with a negative test? Yes, the school nurse will be able to administer that test on day 6 following the same procedures mentioned above.

Underclass and Senior Pictures

All underclass pictures (9-11) will be taken on Friday, October 1. Senior pictures will be taken on Friday, November 12. Anyone who has their senior picture taken with anyone other than the school photographer needs to email those to Mrs. Coffey no later than October 29 at jamie.coffey@jackson.kyschools.us

Indoor/Outdoor Guidelines for Sports

🔴🔵Indoor/Outdoor Guidelines for Sports🔵🔴

We are excited for our student-athletes to have the opportunity to play sports this fall. During indoor sporting events masks will be required for coaches, spectators, and all table personnel. We would also ask that you social distance as much as possible.

 

Outdoor sporting events will not require masks.  We would ask that you social distance as much as possible.  There is an abundance of lawn chair seating available at our football field.  

 

One of the most important things you can do is if you have a fever, cough, or any COVID-19 symptom please stay at home.  This is also true if you've been exposed to someone who has COVID-19.

 

We will sell tickets at the gate and we ask that you follow these guidelines. Our students need the opportunity for as many normal experiences as possible. Thank you for supporting our students.

 

Mr. Harris

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