JMS Cougar News

Community Newsletter - March 21, 2022

A Message from Principal Blair

I hope everyone had a fabulous Spring Break and enjoyed the beautiful Texas weather. We have a busy, busy week on the horizon with as the Spring semester begins to heat up!

The Campus Education Improvement Committee will meet in the library on Monday at 5:00 PM. We will review our Campus Improvement Plan and review progress towards goals along with suggestions moving forward.

Don't miss our 1st Annual PTO Painting w/a Twist Event on Wednesday at 5:30. Thanks to everyone who signed up! If you are unable to attend, please let us know so that we can include other families on our waiting list!

Shout out to our 7th Grade students for winning the grade level "Meets & Mastery" competition on STAAR Interim! They had the highest percentages in Math & Reading on our most recent assessment and will be awarded a special outdoor activity on Thursday at 3:00 PM.

This week, we will mail Middle of the Year (MOY) Math and Reading Progress Reports to all families. 8th grade students will also have Science and Social Studies data. The report will include our most recent STAAR Interim results. As always, if you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out. We are here to help!


Tuesday, 3/22

6th Grade Advanced Math

Thursday, 3/24

7th Grade Science

8th Grade RLA

This Week @ JMS

Quarterly STAR REN Testing Window


Monday, March 21st
  • 1st Day of 4th Nine Weeks
  • WIN Time - Grade Checks
  • Gaming Club 4:00 PM
  • Campus Education Improvement Committee 5:00 PM

Tuesday, March 22nd

  • WIN Time - Character Education
  • Puzzle Club 4:00 PM
  • Color Guard Club 5:00 PM

Wednesday, March 23rd

  • STUCO Meeting 7:15 AM
  • Report Cards Posted & Distributed
  • WIN Time - RLA Lesson
  • Spanish Club 4:00 PM
  • Anime Club 4:00 PM
  • PTO Painting w/a Twist 5:30 PM

Thursday, March 24th

  • WIN Time - RLA Lesson
  • 7th Grade Meets & Mastery Reward 3:00 PM
  • Beyblade Club 4:00 PM

Friday, March 25th

  • WIN Time - RLA Lesson
  • JMS Track @ Lexington

Congratulations JMS Band - UIL Sweepstakes

UIL 2022 was extremely successful for the Jarrell Middle School Band Program. Both the Wind Ensemble and the Symphonic Band received Sweepstakes at the Region 8 UIL Concert and Sightreading Evaluation. Sweepstakes is earned by receiving an overall 1st division rating on stage performance and an overall first division rating in Sight reading from six judges.

This is the third consecutive Sweepstakes for JMS and the sixth consecutive year 1st division ratings have been earned. Please congratulate these students and directors for their hard work!

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JMS Reading Suggestions

Don't forget to take advantage of JISD's large collection of ebooks and audiobooks through Sora!

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Upcoming Events @ JMS

Monday, March 28th
  • WIN Time - Grade Checks & Homework
  • JES Rising 6th Grade Student Visit

Tuesday, March 29th

  • WIN Time - Character Education
  • Puzzle Club 4:00 PM
  • Color Guard Club 5:00 PM

Wednesday, March 30th

  • IGO Rising 6th Grade Student Visit
  • WIN Time - RLA Lesson
  • Anime Club 4:00 PM
  • JMS Soccer Parent Meeting 5:15 PM

Thursday, March 31st

  • WIN Time - RLA Lesson
  • UIL Choir Competition
  • Beyblade Club 4:00 PM

Friday, April 1st

  • WIN Time - RLA Lesson
  • Grade Level Awards Assemblies
  • District Track Meet @ Taylor

No Place For Hate Activities

Career Exploration in Art

Accessing your child's grades in Ascender

March Virtual Makerspace

Check out this month's virtual makerspace at!

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2022-23 Jarrell ISD Academic Calendar

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JMS Office Staff

Kelly Blair, Principal

Daren Childs, Assistant Principal

Charlotte Mendoza, Dean of Students

Korin Hardt, Counselor

Leasa Arms, Counselor

Mandy Crane, Admin Assistant

Betty Peralta, Registrar

Patricia Esquivel, Attendance Clerk

We are so thankful to have two outstanding counselors at JMS! This week, we recognize Middle School counselors for all they do for our campus and our students!

Korin Hardt & Leasa Arms