• Updates for the Week of August 29-September 4
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    Extracurricular Events for the Week

    • Monday, August 29
      • Varsity Softball vs Clarke Central, 5:30
      • Beta New Member Induction:  August 29, 7:00 pm, Auditorium
    • Tuesday, August 30
      • Varsity & JV Volleyball @ Banks County High School, 5:00
      • Art Club/NAHS Meeting:  August 30, 3:05, Ms. Manchester’s Room-53
      • FBLA Meet & Green Ice-Cream Meeting:  August 30, 3:30-4:30, Empower Cafeteria
      • Swim Team Meeting:  August 30, 6:00, Media Center
    • Wednesday, August 31
      • Varsity Softball @ BASA, 5:30
    • Thursday, September 1
      • JV Football @ Banks County, 5:30
      • Varsity & JV Volleyball vs Athens Academy, 5:00
    • Friday, September 2
      • Varsity Football @ West Hall, 7:30

    News from the Nest

    • Beginning Monday, August 29th, students will no longer be permitted to charge lunches. Please be sure you have completed our application for free & reduced lunch online. Step-by-step instructions can be found here: https://tinyurl.com/jcsslunch.
    • Please listen and enjoy "Around the District", a new district monthly podcast for our faculty, students, staff, parents, and community members. The first episode was released Friday morning!
    • AP students should register for AP exams, beginning September 1st.  Reach out to your AP teacher or our AP Coordinator, Ms. Jean Wall (jawall@jcss.us) with questions.
    • The deadline to order your Eagle America-Out Shirt for our first home football game on September 16th is September 2nd.  Place your order HERE.
    • The deadline to sign-up for FBLA Day at Six Flags is September 7th.  For more information, email Dr. Hobgood at chobgood@jcss.us or stop by his room at Empower (E1). 
    • Students interested in participating in tennis should complete the Tennis Interest Form or contact Coach Cofield.
    • Any 11th or 12th-grade student interested in applying for Junior Leadership Jackson should contact Denise Backus (dbackus@jcss.us).  The deadline to apply is September 9th.
    • Planning to go to college?  Visit commonapp.org to create your Common App account and start exploring colleges.
    • Yearbooks are on sale for $55 through the end of August.  Purchase yours using the following QR code:
      Yearbook Purchase Through August
    • Order Beta merchandise today through September 6th:
      Beta Merch 1  Beta Merch 2
    • Parents, please be sure you have completed the Annual Verification and Acknowledgement of First Day Papers if you have not already done so.  Directions for completing this online can be found at the bottom of the first-day paperwork page on the JCSS website:  https://www.jacksonschoolsga.org/Page/1936.  For your convenience, both English and Spanish versions of the documents and forms are provided.
    • Chromebook insurance can be purchased today through September 9th.  Click  HERE for a QR code to purchase your insurance today.
    • SchoolPay will be the only way to complete transactions related to school services, including school nutrition, fundraisers, parking passes, club dues, and dance tickets this year. We will be limiting cash and check transactions moving forward. The link for SchoolPay is: https://www.schoolpay.com/pay/for/Student-Parking-Passes/SSEM8x.
    • Eagle Families: Please be reminded of the MCV4 Vaccine Booster requirement for students that are 16 and older and entering 11th Grade. Updated vaccine records should be returned to our school nurse, Ms. Tamara Freeman.