For "Patriot Pride" at the School Board meeting, Mrs. Anni McClung presented two students, Samuel Bracy and Isaac Braun, with Indiana’s Certificate of Multilingual Proficiency. This is an award designated on a student’s transcript that shows the student has attained a high level of proficiency, sufficient for meaningful use in college and a career in one or more languages in addition to English. Great job!
P.M. Summer School Sessions are also closed for today. Tuesday, July 19, 2022.
Jay Schools Elementary and High School A.M. summer school sessions are closed today , July 19, 2022 due to fog.
It is time to begin Online Registration for the 2022-2023 school year! Please click on the Online Registration button in the blue bar on your school's website for directions and access to help. In-person Registration will be: Elementary Schools Monday, July 18th 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM and 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Tuesday, July 19th 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM Jay County Jr-Sr High School Monday, July 18th 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM and 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM Tuesday, July 19th 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Let Memorial Day be a day to count our blessings and remember those who served to protect our country and our freedom!
Enjoy your summer!
Welcome Jack! Today was Jack's first day on the job. Jack graduated from "Dog School" last week in Georgia and is now officially our newest staff member. The kids liked seeing Jack in the schools today. Jack is assigned to our SRO and, in addition to being very friendly, can detect firearms and track missing persons.
The first middle school team to qualify for the semi-final round at the World's VEX Robotics Competition where over 40 countries are represented. Great Job!
The JC Patriots Youth Track Camp will start on Tuesday, May 10th. Today has been cancelled due to the high school track team participating in the conference championship track meet that was moved from last Friday to today.
Happy Kids, Happy Families! End of Year Program at General Shanks Preschool.
Glen Bryant stopped by to see us today for our Enlistee Breakfast. Glen was a guidance counselor at Jay County High School in its first year in 1975. He is 92 years young, a Proud Patriot and a long time member of the Portland American Legion Post 211. Thanks, Glen, for all you have contributed to kids and the community.
Our Academic Team is having a lot of success this season. Class 2 Central High School, Evansville Crawfordsville High School Gibson Southern High School, Fort Branch Jay County Jr/Sr High School, Portland Lebanon High School Leo Sr High School Mount Vernon High School, Mt. Vernon NorthWood High School, Nappanee Wawasee High School, Syracuse West Lafayette Jr/Sr High School http://www.iasp.org/students/academic-super-bowl/
Mrs. Prescott's class is filled with geniuses! They can build not only 2D but 3D shapes as well!
Mr. Gulley shares with students about his deployment while visiting an exhibit at the Indiana World War Memorial as a part of their senior Government field trip. On this trip, students visit the Indiana Statehouse and the Memorial.
Jay Schools are on a 2 hour delay, Tuesday, April 12, 2022.
Thank you Jay County Farm Bureau for helping our students learn how to prepare meals, as well as rewarding them for good reading habits. Connie Muhlenkamp of the "cooking club" organized this reward for Mrs. Prescott's class for reading 2,452 books between Christmas Break and Spring Break.
Academic Team EIAL 2022 The Jay County Senior High School Academic Team participated with 15 other schools in the Eastern Indiana Academic League's Conference Meet on February 28. The Science Team brought home the 1st place plaque, the Math and Interdisciplinary team placed 3rd, the Fine Arts team 4th, the English team 5th, and the Social Studies team finished in 6th place. Academic World Quest-- A group of seniors participated in the annual Academic World Quest competition hosted by the Indiana Council of World Affairs on Saturday, February 26. Isaac Braun, Itziar Martinez de Arcaute Lopez (one of our exchange students from Spain), Evan Toney and Seth Wilson placed 12th of 20 teams in a quiz bowl consisting of 10 rounds on topics of world-wide importance, such as Afghanistan, Climate and Migration, Digital Currencies, and Current Events among others.
April is AUTISM AWARENESS month. Today and every day we learn to accept each other's differences!
Today our 8th Graders made it to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on their way to Washington DC. They've enjoyed touring and learning about the Gettysburg Battlefields and the impact on the Civil War. Later they will get to see the White House.