James Clemens Updates

Events, Clubs, Sports and More

The Week Ahead...

Monday, 9/19, 5PM- MCS Family Mental Health Fair

Midtown Elementary

This event features an interactive expo with hands-on activities for students and adults to support mental wellness sponsored by The Enrichment Center.

Come by anytime from 5-7 and get information from professionals at community agencies including the Mental Health Center, Military Child Coalition, The Caring House, Autism Network, National Children's Advocacy Center, and more. We will also have food trucks, door prizes, and a student art showcase!

Mental Health Matters: Connecting the Dots is brought to you by Madison City Schools and Madison City Councils of PTAs.

Monday, 9/19- FAFSA Information Night


James Clemens Auditorium

Friday, 9/24, 6:30pm-8:00pm- Best Buddies Ice Cream Party

James Clemens Epod will host an Ice Cream Party for all JCHS and BJHS students interested in Best Buddies. See the picture below for the QR code and more information

ACT Test Prep

Rocket City Learning Center will be hosting an ACT Prep. for the Oct test. The course is 12 hours Meets ONLINE.

Test date: Oct 22rd 2022

Class Meets on: 7-9PM (10/3, 10/5, 10/10, 10/12, 10/17, 10/19

Location: Online ( Note: No Class during Fall Break)

Fee: $240 till 9/23; Will increase to $300 after 9/23.

Registration link: https://rocketcitylearningcenter.com/act-12-hour-program/

About us: Rocket City Learning Center is a locally operated business and the leaders in Test Prep in our area. We are proud to say that we have been maintaining a +5 average increase throughout these 8 years. We have passionate and experienced teachers. Our dream is to send every student to college with a full ride.

What is included in the 12 hours of group instruction, a workbook with 4 tests, an overview of all 4 sections, strategies for each section, tricks for time management, guided and timed practice in the class.

FREE ACT Seminar: 9/17/2022 12-2PM- https://rocketcitylearningcenter.com/free-act-test-prep/

FREE SAT Seminar: 9/24/2021 12-2PM.- https://rocketcitylearningcenter.com/free-sat-test-prep/

Enrollment is limited, so please register as soon as possible to ensure your student does not miss out on this opportunity.

For any additional questions regarding the class, please call or text 256-251-5447 or email us at rocketcitylearningcenter@gmail.com or visit https://www.rocketcitylearningcenter.com/

Senior Class Information

Seniors - There will be a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) presentation September 19th at 5PM in our auditorium. Filling out the FAFSA or signing an opt-out waiver is a graduation requirement. Opt-out forms will be available starting Oct. 1, 2022 when the FAFSA opens.

Stay up to date with Senior Information on our class website, https://www.madisoncity.k12.al.us/domain/1781

Baby Pictures due by October 7th for the yearbook.

Senior Quote due by October 7th(see photo for more information)

Senior Ads- Reserve your senior ad space in the yearbook to celebrate your graduate's achievements! Click HERE for examples and HERE to purchase. To reserve your spot and submit your words and pictures later via Google Form, simply pay for your ad, type "will add later" where the site says "body", and upload one placeholder image.

Sales will be closed on October 1 or when we run out of space, whichever comes first.

College Visits in the Landing during Refuel-

Tues., 9/20- Embry Riddle

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James Clemens Fine Arts

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Clubs and Sports


To find a complete list of our clubs and sponsors, please use the following link-


Social Studies Honor Society- Rho Kappa

Juniors and Seniors interested in joining need to turn in their applications by Sept. 20th to Mrs. O'Donnell. The application and list of requirements can be found on the school clubs webpage. See Mrs. O'Donnell in room D211 if you have more questions.

National Honor Society- Monday, 9/19, 1st half of Refuel, Harvard Room

New and Returning Members are invited to attend the first meeting of the 2022-2023 school year. We look forward to seeing you there. New member applications are online.

National English Honor Society-

Applications can be found on the JC website under Clubs or come by room A211 to pick one up. DUE no later than October 12th at 3:28pm

**Submit completed applications with a current transcript to Mrs. Paine in room A211.

SUPPORT James Clemens Band

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Follow JC Athletics at https://www.jcathletics.net/ for all the up to date information and schedules.

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT for JC Cross Country

Saturday, 9/17 at John Hunt Park in Huntsville

JC VARSITY Boys race Saturday at 8:40 am and JC Varsity girls race at 9:25 am in the CHAMPIONSHIP DIVISION.

One of the top 10 Cross Country Meets in the nation is held this weekend. This is the Southern Showcase Meet featuring 158 School from 8 States (Alabama; Florida; Georgia; Illinois; Louisiana; Ohio; South Carolina; Tennessee). Both JAMES CLEMENS HS Girls and Boys team have qualified to compete in the CHAMPIONSHIP DIVISION against 42 teams.

Both James Clemens HS teams are Nationally ranked.

Boys Soccer Tryouts

Mon, Wed, Fri- Sept 19-23

Tues, Thur- Sept. 27 & 29


JC Turf Field

**All information in DragonFly Max MUST be up to date including physical.

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News from PTSA

Need some SPIRIT WEAR or JC GEAR to show your school spirit?!? Be sure to get yours at https://jamesclemensptsa.square.site/.

We offer pom-poms (shakers), magnets, rulers, cell phone pockets, chip clips, bags, and tees! Our SPIRIT GEAR Store is OPEN NOW!!! Items can be picked up weekly on Fridays at the JC front desk.

Membership Matters!! Joining JC PTSA is a low cost, super easy way to support our school - NO volunteer or meeting requirements!!

Purchase your PTSA membership while you’re shopping for school spirit wear or at https://jamesclemensptsa.square.site/.

Scholarship opportunities are available to student members!

Support local schools every time you shop. Join StaplesConnect today and you can earn 10% back in Classroom Rewards on in-store purchases to give to a local teacher or school, plus up to 5% back in Staples Rewards®.


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