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  • Monday, April 22

    Seniors who are interested in attending Field Day on May 3rd MUST complete the google form in the senior google classroom. The last day to sign up is Wednesday April 24th.

     

    Seniors do not forget the senior graduation meeting scheduled for 4/23 at 8 a.m. Bring your chromebook.

     

    Seniors who plan to do the senior walk at LCMS, must complete the google form in the senior classroom.



    The auxiliary gym hallway on both levels of the building will be closed through May 10.  Use an alternate route. 



    Seniors: If you have ordered and paid for your cap and gown, please check with Tiffany in the main office to pick it up. 

     

    Zack :)

     

    Good morning, Jaybirds!

     

     My name is Zack Shoki and I am honored to serve as your Student Body President for this school year. 



    that variety show is coming up on April 30th and is open to all choir band and orchestra kids. The sign up sheet is on the choir door and auditions will be held in the morning on the 22nd 23rd and 24th. 




    The Jay of the Day is  

    (isabella =mills)the one and only Dr. Deanne fisher, whose birthday was yesterday

     

    Let’s make it a lit Jay Day

     

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  • Good morning Jaybirds! I am Dr. Fisher, proud JCHS alumni and your building principal! 

    Today is Monday, March 18, 2024

    Prom is May 4th. You can miss 14 non-documented days (98 periods). If you need to make-up days, we will hold Saturday School on March 23rd and every Saturday in April. See your principal if you have questions about making-up days.

     

    Our 2024 Prom Committee meeting has been rescheduled from last week to THIS THURSDAY!  Please make plans to meet in Mrs. Wick's room, 231, at 3:45pm. 

     

    Hey JayNation! Our track team is hosting a meet this afternoon! Field events start at 4, running, at 4:30. Hope to see the stands full to cheer on our JayBirds!


    My name is Zack Shoki and I am honored to serve as your Student Body President for this school year. 

     

    Have you read two Gateway nominees from the library?  If so, it's time to vote.  Stop by the library for a ballot or look for the Google form in your email.  Also, we will be having our annual Gateway lunch in the library Thursday for all students who have read two Gateway nominees.  See a librarian to sign up for the free lunch.

    Summer school applications are available  in your graduation classroom.  If you have any questions about course sign up, please see your counselor. 

    Congratulations to all of our Jay athletes who competed in the weightlifting competition this past weekend! We took the dub against CCHS for yet another year. #jaystrong

       

    The Jay of the Day is Jayden Roling, who deadlifted a record 700 pounds at the weightlifting competition this past Saturday. 

    Let’s make it a successful Jay Day.

     

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  • Friday, March 8th

    Summer school applications are available  in your graduation classroom.  If you have any questions about course sign up, please see your counselor.

    "Prom is just around the corner on Saturday, May 4th!  Your 2024 prom sponsors are holding planning meetings for our prom committee.  If you are interested in helping to plan the MOST AMAZING event of the year, please plan on joining us on Thursday, March 14th at 3:45pm in Mrs. Wick's room (231).  If you attend 8 meetings or work events, you will receive a FREE ticket to prom!  This event is for Juniors, Seniors, and their guests only."

     

    The booster club is purchasing tickets for any student who plans to attend the game.  Students will check in at the main gate with me, Dr. Fisher and/or JR Simmons. Deadline to Sign up for the spirit bus is 2:00 p.m. today.  The bus will depart JCHS at 11:45 am and return around 8:00 pm.  As always, riders need to have 90% attendance, must be passing all classes, and no OSS or SSC all year and all ISS must be served. Permission forms can be picked up in the main office with Kim Baird.  

    Good morning, Jaybirds!

    PSA: jaybirds, please do not put food items or anything with food residue in recycling bins! Our green team is hard at work, organizing and recycling our waste, so please be considerate! Also, if you do not have a recycling bin in your classroom, please contact Ms. Sanders, Makailyn Mantle, or Lyndee Jefferies

     

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  • Track Reminderstrack reminders

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  • Color Guard 

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  • February 27, 2024

    It’s Prom Prep time!  Do you need help with a dress, accessories, and tip to get your best look?  Come to Cinderella’s Closet and let the fairy godmothers work their magic.  Applications for this experience can be found in the Counseling Office.  Deadline to apply is March 15th.

    Seniors the Mayer scholarship is available.  Applications can be picked up in counseling.   All applications are due by 8:40 a.m. on Thursday, Feb 29th..

    Any senior that is interested in signing up to take the ASVAB on March 12th needs to stop by counseling to sign up with Mrs. Welch

    Do you have pride in your city? Would you like to showcase that very same pride? If you said yes to any of those questions you would love to buy a sweatshirt from the Entrepreneurship B class, if you are interested it's only $25 for a sweatshirt, and you can either email one of the students in the class, or you can go to room 215, thank you for supporting us!

     

    Brayden Werdehausen finished third at state this weekend,   Brayden finished his career with a 159-32 record, ranking seventh all-time in Jays' program history in wins. 

    Alexis Dunwiddie finished 5th at state this weekend, she ends her Junior year with a 33-6 record, and is a 3 time District Champion. She placed 6th at State her Freshman year and her Sophomore year she was the first Girl State Champion in Jay history!

    Wrestling equipment turn in is Wednesday after school. Summer and offseason schedules will be handled out at this time.

     

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  • February 26,2024

     

    It’s Prom Prep time!  Do you need help with a dress, accessories, and tip to get your best look?  Come to Cinderella’s Closet and let the fairy godmothers work their magic.  Applications for this experience can be found in the Counseling Office.  Deadline to apply is March 15th.

     

    Seniors the Mayer scholarship is available.  Applications can be picked up in counseling.  Please note that you must submit the SAI with your Mayer scholarship.  The SAI can be found in the confirmation email sent to you by FAFSA confirming submission.  Just print that email and attach it to the application.  All applications are due by 8:40 a.m. on Thursday, Feb 29th..

     

    Any senior that is interested in signing up to take the ASVAB on March 12th needs to stop by counseling to sign up with Mrs. Welch

     

    Brayden Werdehausen finished third at state this weekend,   Brayden finished his career with a 159-32 record, ranking seventh all-time in Jays' program history in wins. 


    Alexis Dunwiddie finished 5th at state this weekend, she ends her Junior year with a 33-6 record, and is a 3 time District Champion. She placed 6th at State her Freshman year and her Sophomore year she was the first Girl State Champion in Jay history!

     

    Wrestling equipment turn in is Wednesday after school. Summer and off season schedules will be handled out at this time.

     

    Dance competed in State this weekend and finished fourth in kick, and second in mix. This is the highest that JC dance has placed in a long time.


    If you are interested in playing golf this Spring to be at Oak Hills Golf Course by 4 pm today, February 26. Also, if they have any questions, they can speak to Coach Riley. 

     

    Do you have pride in your city? Would you like to showcase that very same pride? If you said yes to any of those questions you would love to buy a sweatshirt from the Entrepreneurship B class, if you are interested it's only $25 for a sweatshirt, and you can either email one of the students in the class, or you can go to room 215, thank you for supporting us!

     

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  • Cinderella's Closet

    It’s Prom Prep time!  Do you need help with a dress, accessories, and tip to get your best look?  Come to Cinderella’s Closet and let the fairy godmothers work their magic.  Applications for this experience can be found in the Counseling Office.  Deadline to apply is March 15th.

     

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  • Thursday, February 8, 2024

    Valentine's Day is fast approaching and tomorrow is your last day to make sure you've bought flowers for the special people in your life. Stop by the table during your lunch shift to place your order. All orders will be delivered after school on Valentine's Day. Contact Ms. Longan at Nichols Career Center for more information. 

     

    Seniors the Mayer scholarship is now available.  Applications can be picked up in counseling.  Please note that you must submit the SAI with your Mayer scholarship.  The SAI can be found in the confirmation email sent to you by FAFSA confirming submission.  Just print that email and attach to the application.  All applications are due by 8:40 a.m. on Thursday, Feb 29th..

     

    Seniors make plans to attend the upcoming FAFSA Frenzy that will take place on Thurs, Feb 8 at 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Please bring your parents, tax information for both you and your parents, and your FSA ID. See your counselor for more information.

     

    FCA will be selling shirts for $18 to raise money for Fields of Faith an event that FCA sponsors.  Ordering is open until Feb. 29th.  Check with Riley Schonhardt,  Maddie Woods, or Mrs. Nichols for more information.

     

    Students wishing to apply to Nichols Career Center for the upcoming school year must have the application completed by Feb 16th.  Please see your counselor if you have any questions.

    GOOD NEWS! We have raised over 300 dollars for Special Olympics Missouri and we have met our goal. As promised, Student Council will be dying Mr. Gale JAY RED!!! This groundbreaking event will start TOMORROW at 8:10 am in the connector area, so come into school early if you would like to spectate

     

    The FBLA will be selling t-shirts this Friday during lunch shifts.  The cost will be $20 and the proceeds will go towards travel costs/entry fees for state competition. The theme of the shirts is, "Jay Birds stand on Business".  There is a limited quantity, so act fast . You can see Mr. Herriman in room 213 or any FBLA member for details. We appreciate the support! 

     

    Students who did not meet with their counselor to complete enrollment this week should email their counselor for an appointment to complete their enrollment.  

     

    It's time for the library's annual Blind Date with a Book.  Come to the library between now and Valentine's Day to choose a wrapped book for your "date." EAch person who participates gets a piece of candy and will be entered to win one of the three grand prizes on Valentine's Day.

     

    Speaking of the Library, there is still time to order a shirt or sticker for JC Reads Week.  They are taking orders until this Saturday.

     

    Come support the Lady Jays basketball tonight as they take on the Rockbridge Bruins.  The theme is blackout

     

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  • Future Teacher of America Program

    We are thrilled to announce the launch of the Future Teacher of America Program at Jefferson City High School!  Are you passionate about education? Interested in a future career as a teacher? Join us for our inaugural meeting on Tuesday, October 3rd from 3:40 to 4:15 pm in Mrs. Franklin-O'Neal's Room #227.  Discover the exciting opportunities this program offers as we discuss the path to becoming a future educator. Plus, enjoy light snacks and engaging conversations with fellow students who share your enthusiasm for teaching.  Whether you've always dreamed of being a teacher or are just curious about the world of education, this program is for you! Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity.  We look forward to seeing you there!

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  • Study Abroad Scholarship Opportunity

    Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs High School Study Abroad Scholarship Deadlines

    The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) provides more than 1,000 merit-based fully-funded opportunities for U.S. high school students to study abroad for a summer or an academic year in more than 25 countries. Exchange programs prepare young Americans to succeed in the global economy by developing their foreign language skills, increasing their cross-cultural understanding, strengthening their confidence and leadership capacity, and fostering new academic insights and ambitions.   
     
    The application period for study abroad scholarships is open. Deadlines will vary based on the location; see the flyer here for more information.

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  • College Admissions Magazine in SORA

    Everyone at JCHS has access to the magazine College Admissions: The Ultimate Guide through your Sora Account. Stop by the Library if you have any questions on how to access Sora.

     

     

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  • JCHS Yearbooks

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  • E-Sports

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  • Technology Student Association

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  • ASL Club

    ASL Club

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  • Geology Club

    Geology

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  • Neon Night - Friday Night
    If you plan to attend the football game in Hannibal Friday night, wear your best neon to support the Jays Football team.

    neon

     

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  • ASL Club

    "Have you ever wanted to communicate without words? To connect with a whole new community? Well, that's what our ASL Club is all about! With American Sign Language, we can express ourselves beyond speech, and we can bridge gaps with those who are deaf or hard of hearing. Learning ASL isn't just about communication; it's about understanding, empathy, and inclusion. Meetings are held every Tuesday and Thursday at 8:00 AM next to room 322! "

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  • Activity Bus

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    • Activity Bus: Beginning on Tuesday September 5th  transportation will be made available for JCHS who are bus eligible and students who are participating in after school extracurricular activities (i.e. sports, clubs, etc.), and those receiving after school tutoring and students who are fulfilling other district code of conduct requirements.  The after school activity bus will run Monday through Thursday with a pick up time of 6:15 at JCHS. 

    • Students who stay after for an activity.

    • Bus will depart at 6:30 PM SHARP

    • Students who will be riding will have to sign up BY 1:00 PM by sending an email to the attendance@jcschools.us in order for First Student to route the students who will be riding the bus.  

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  • Capital Area Regional College Fair
    The Capital Area Regional College Fair will be Wednesday, October 11, 2023 at the LINC. 

    See flyer below and be sure to sign up with Strive Scan BEFORE the College Fair.

    Parents/guardians are encouraged to attend as well! There will be a FAFSA workshop and a College 101 workshop that evening.College Fair

     

     

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  • Build My Future Construction Career Day

    On October 18, 2023, JCHS would like to take any student that is interested in the construction industry to attend an interactive showcase.  Students will participate in learning labs with various construction industry practices such as carpentry, concrete/asphalt mix, heavy equipment, surveying, welding, and much more.  If you are interested in attending, please complete the form below.  Attendance, grades, and behavior incidents will be evaluated for participation.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7DMG8N9g4-Q&authuser=0

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  • ASVAB Testing

    Please complete the ASVAB testing request form if you are interested in testing on Tuesday, Sept 19th.  Testing will take place at 8:40 a.m. in the fourth level conference room.  Forms can be found in student Google Classroom.

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