Jackson High School

Where Community Comes Together

  • Monica Pierce, Principal for Instruction & 12th Grade Principal                                    

    Ericca Scott, 12th Grade Secretary                     Mary Csage, Records Secretary
    517-841-3702                                                              517-841-3706
    Ericca.Scott@jpsk12.org                                         Mary.Csage@jpsk12.org

    Willie Lewis, 10th Grd. Assoc. Principal            Alexis Hackett, 10th Grade Secretary
    517-841-3797                                                             517-841-3728
    Willie.Lewis@jpsk12.org                                        Alexis.Hackett@jpsk12.org

    Anthony Coffie, 9th Grd. Asst. Principal            Machelle Shelton, 9th Grade Secretary
    517-841-3797                                                              517-841-3798
    Anthony.Coffie@jpsk12.org                                   Machelle.Shelton@jpsk12.org

    Joe Zessin, 11th Grd. Asst. Principal                  Tracy Ambs, 11th Grade Secretary
    517-841-3703                                                              517-841-3763
    joe.zessin@jpsk12.org                                            Tracy.Ambs@jpsk12.org     

JHS Daily Schedules

  • JHS All Office Hours                                                                Jackson High Attendance Hotline
    School Days                                                                                           517-841-3730
    7:00am - 3:30pm
    Start Time - 7:25am
    Dismissal - 2:19pm
    Half Day Dismissal - 10:45am
    Early Release 1:04pm  (Sep 27, Oct 25, Nov 29, Jan 24, Feb 28, Apr 24)  

    2023-2024 JHS Daily Class Schedules

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  • This is Mr. Coffie with this week’s high school announcements. This Wednesday is our last early release at 1:04pm.
    During Teacher Appreciation Week the JHS Parent/Family Network will be celebrating our amazing JHS & Pathways teachers* with a catered lunch, treats, and drinks.
    Ways to help:
    Donations of canned soda, sparkling water, ice-tea, and juices.
    Donations of individually wrapped snack items (snack cakes, granola bars, candy bars, candy pouches, chips, popcorn, nuts)
    Donations of treats (a flat of cookies from Sam’s, a tray of brownies, etc.)
    Monetary donations towards the catered lunch (or purchased snacks/drinks). Checks/cash can be brought to the main office with “Appreciation” in the memo line.
    Small gift cards to area businesses (coffee shops, fast food, Target, etc.)
    *The Parent/Family Network includes ALL that play a part in educating our students– teachers, secretaries, support staff, etc. If graduation is the finish line there are a LOT of people along the way getting our students there.
    This weekend the JHS Theater department will feature The Addams Family on Friday at 7pm, Saturday at 7pm, and Sunday at 3pm. We invite you to come out and support these dedicated students!
    Please be reminded that students in violation of dress code will be asked to modify their attire or notify a parent or guardian to help them do so. The dress code can be found in our student handbook on our JPS website.
    Be sure to head out to Jackson Crossing to see our Viking students’ artwork that will be displayed from April 15-28th! They have worked tirelessly to create unique and thoughtful artwork. Thank you to our art teachers, Ms. Irvine and Ms. Landrum who have guided them to this culminating event with their knowledge and expertise!
    We will be hosting our annual eigth grade orientation this wednesday at 6pm.
    Jackson High School’s Decision Day will be held on May 1st at 9:30 a.m. in the JHS auditorium. Decision Day is a time dedicated to honoring seniors who have made a decision to move into the Armed Forces, to a college or university, or into the workforce. Parents of seniors are welcome to attend.
    Tangled in our Memories Prom will take place on May 4 at American 1 Event Center from 8:30- 11:30pm. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased during both lunches. Prom guests forms are now available for juniors and seniors from each grade office. Questions contact- Mrs. Danielle Newbound or Mrs. Scott. Forms are due NO LATER than Friday, April 26th.
    Freshmen and Sophomore classes are you ready to dress to impress to compliment a pair of FRESH KICKS?? Then you are ready to come to the Sneaker Ball! The Sneaker Ball is on May 18th. The tickets are $20 each and on sale now in room 208 and 020.
    To learn more about what is happening at Jackson High School, check out the JHS Weekly Newsletter (https://www.smore.com/u8m19) The JHS newsletter is frequently updated throughout the week, as well as posts to our social media page and app. We encourage you to check these platforms regularly during the week to receive important updates.
    Have a great week and remember, it’s always a great day to be Viking!
    Looking ahead:
    Accepting donations for Teacher Appreciation
    April 24- Early Release (1:04pm)
    8th Grade Orientation 6pm
    April 26- 28- Spring Musical - The Addams Family
    May 1- Decision Day at 9:30am
    May 4- Prom- Juniors/Seniors
    May 6- Teacher Appreciation Week
    May 7- Band concert 7pm
    May 9- Orchestra concert 7pm
    May 14- Choir concert 7pm
    May 17- Last day of school for seniors
    May 18- Sneakerball- Freshmen/Sophomores
    May 22- Baccalaureate @ First United Methodist @ 6pm
    May 23- Honors Night @ JHS Auditorium @ 6pm
    May 24- Graduation @ JHS Withington Stadium @ 6pm
    Project Graduation @ JHS fieldhouse 9pm-12am
    May 26- No school
    June 6- Last day of school
    Are you interested in ordering a 2024 Reflector yearbook, here is the link to order.
    Parent’s please check your student’s PowerSchool to keep track of your student’s academic progress. If you need assistance adding the PowerSchool app to your device or logging into your account please contact your grade level secretary.
    Has your child ever been sick at school? Does your child need a health care appointment? The Jackson High Health Center is open Mondays- Fridays from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm. The THC provides well child appointments along with mental health services and sports physicals. The health center is located on the ground floor of the building. There is also an entrance in the back of the school for after hours appointments. Call 517-780-0838 for more information.
    If you are getting an evening call from the school during the week, please check on your child’s attendance, the robocall is our way to alert you of your student’s daily attendance. As a reminder, our school day begins at 7:20am and ends at 2:19pm.
    The JHS Community Closet is available to all high school students who may need clothing, food, hygiene products, or school supplies. The closet is opened on Tuesdays and Fridays during the lunch periods. If there is a need outside of the open hours, please visit the counseling staff or the Welcome Center to gain access.
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  • We are excited to take you on a tour of Jackson High School! Jackson High School is rich in history and has many updates that have happened over the past several years!  New students or JHS reunion groups can schedule a tour by using the following link.

    JHS Tours -Once a Viking, Always A Viking!


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