Jasper Middle School

Makin' It Happen!

Spirit Week

During Spirit Week last week, students and teachers participated in dress up days to show off their Dragon Pride. On Monday, we extended our weekend by celebrating Pajama Day. Students went on a blast through the past during Decade Day on Tuesday. On Wednesday, students donned their suspenders and high-waisted shorts for Geek Day.

Thursday's Spirit Day turned the halls into a sea of Green and White. Then on Friday, we kicked off football season right by dressing out for College Day.

Way to go, Dragons!

Student Corner: What has been the best thing about JMS so far this year?

"The classes and all of my teachers!" - Hannah, 8th Grade

"Friends and Food" - Jesse, 7th Grade

"What I have enjoyed most about middle school is Ag Tech, because Mr. Dobson lets me shoot arrows during that class." - Kelsie, 6th Grade

"Going to class" Alex, 8th Grade

"The best thing is that we get to go outside!" - Nathan, 7th Grade

"The teachers and the food. And that we have more responsibility." - Austin, 6th Grade

"I really love the teachers and playing football, but most of all, I love my friends."

- Nathan, 8th Grade

"The principal has made the year great so far!" Michelle, 7th Grade

"Being able to make new friends." - Katie, 6th Grade

"The Blackout Pep Rally" - Mystik, 7th Grade

"Being Undefeated!" - Hunter, 8th Grade

"Lockers and Connections" - Emma, 6th Grade

"Everything!" - Peyton, 7th Grade

Parents joined teachers and students in the classroom for Parent Activity Night

On August 24th, parents visited JMS to see some of the great things going on in the following subject areas: English/Language Arts, Math, FFA and Discipline policies. There was also a tutorial for Infinite Campus and information about this year's class field trips.
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Students and Athletes of the Week

Congratulations to the following students for being our Students and Athletes of the Week!

Week of August 24: Jonah Keener, Kenzie Smith, Jonathan Terrell, Kealy Hillhouse, David Zhang, Michaela Lakus, Anslee Stone, and Brady Moore.

Week of August 31: Tyler Kicklighter, Marlayna Macking, Parker Allen, James Pickett, Preston Chapman, Jordan Elwarner, Lauren Redman and Clayton Holland.

Week of September 7: Josselly Bautista, Thomas Wilson, Heather Vincent, Camron Mumphrey, Austin Chumley, Zoe Kirk, Kylah Chatman, and Brady Moore.

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Discovery students are getting excited about Engineering!

This year, all students involved in the Discovery gifted program will be participating in the Future City Competition. The Future City Competition requires students to utilize the Simcity online software to develop a virtual city. After developing their virtual city, students will build a scaled model of their Future City by using as many recycled materials as possible and not exceeding a one hundred dollar budget. Gifted Coordinator, Kim Hamilton, has enlisted three volunteers from the engineering and architectural fields, who will be acting as mentors for the students as they develop their projects.

This year's theme is "Waste Not, Want Not" and focuses on waste management. Students will have to consider how their Future City will deal with trash, waste management, and recycling facilities and incorporate those ideas into their virtual city and model. In addition to their virtual city and model, students will be writing a narrative to describe their city and how their city will deal with waste management.

All Discovery students will participate in the schoolwide fair at Jasper Middle School in late November, at which time the top 5 teams will be chosen. These Top 5 will go on to represent our school in the statewide fair to be held in January of 2016 at Kennesaw State University.

Check out the video below to learn more about this year's competition!

Future City Overview 2015-2016

Black-Out Pep Rally

On Thursday, August 27, JMS students celebrated the beginning of a great sporting season at this year's first Pep Rally! Check out the videos below to catch a glimpse of our School Spirit.
Pep rally - cheer
Just Do It speech - pep rally

Career Day at PHS

Friday, Sep. 18th 2015 at 9am

500 Dragon Drive

Jasper, GA

8th Grade Students will be visiting Pickens High School during the school day to attend the annual Career Day presentations.

Picture Day Make-Ups

Make-ups will be held on Monday, September 14, for students who missed Picture Day.

Upcoming Events

September 8: Softball vs. Pickens Co.

September 8: 7th Grade Football at N. Forsyth

September 10: 8th Grade Football at Fannin Co.

September 11: Softball at Clear Creek

September 14: Picture Make-Ups

September 15: 7th Grade Football vs Clear Creek

September 17: 8th Grade Football vs. Union Co.

September 19: Cross-Country Meet

September 21-25: Fall Break - No School

September 22: 7th Grade Football vs. Cartersville

September 24: 8th Grade Football vs. Rabun Co.

September 25: Softball Tournament (Home)

September 26: Cross-Country Meet

September 29: PTO Meeting

September 29: 7th Grade Football at Ashworth