Jenkins Journal

May 21, 2023

School's Mission - To ignite a passion for learning and teaching at high levels.

School's Vision - From School to the world: All students prepared for productive futures.

Parent Information

Dear Parents and Students:

Please monitor the HVJ website and review the Parent Newsletters for announcements, sports announcements, and school procedures. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out via email or contact the school. We are here to support you!

If there is information that you would like added to the newsletter, please feel free to email me at It is important to us to cover all updates and announcements that are useful to our students and parents/guardians.

H. Handy, Principal

Herschel V. Jenkins Graduation - Enmarket Arena - Monday, May 22nd at 5:00p.m. Congratulations Class of 2023

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GMAS Bash - Congratulations to our students scoring proficient or distinguished on the GMAS test. Students celebrated with a cook out, field day, and movie! Thank you to Ms. Duff, Mr. Williams, Mrs. Decker, Mrs. Wilson, Ms. Mullis, and Mr. Scott for planning and organizing the event.

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SCCPSS Uniform Requirements - Daily Checks in 1st block! No hats, ski masks, or hoods should be worn in the building! No slides, soccer shoes, or shoes without backs allowed at school!

School uniforms will be required for the 2022-2023. Please see the SCCPSS website and SCCPSS Code of Conduct for complete details.

Jenkins High School - Red or White collared shirt and Black or Khaki pants.

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PTSA is seeking Officers and Committee Leads for the 2023-24 school year. If you are interested in serving in any capacity or have questions, please send an email to and we will forward the duty description for any office(s) that may interest you.

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Interested in serving as a Parent Representative on our School Council for 23-24 school year? Please email Mrs. Handy at

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Attention Class of 2023 - Please read!

As we prepare for the Class of 2023 senior year Ms. Hall will be using Remind to share information with you. Please use the following to join Remind for the Class of 2023.

Last names beginning A-I text @22cakh to 81010

Last names beginning J-R text @bbde46 to 81010

Last names beginning S-Z text @2fff48 to 81010

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Athletic Updates and Information!

All student athletes must have an updated physical exam on file with the Athletic Director or Athletic Trainer before participating!

Athletic Director- (for questions regarding physicals & eligibility)

Football –

Softball –

Cross Country -

Volleyball –

Girls Basketball-

Boys Basketball –

Wrestling -

Soccer -

Tennis -

Track and Field -

Flag Football -


Baseball and Softball Updates

Summer Baseball begins June 5 at 10am.

Summer Softball begins June 6th 9am

**You will need an updated physical and be enrolled at Jenkins High school to participate. Please feel free to email Coach

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Interested in trying out for 2023-2024 volleyball team? Please see attached information and QR code.

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Athletic Information for 2023-2024 - PLEASE READ!

The HVJ Counseling Team is ready to assist you!

Mrs. Tressa Gilmore-Evans (9-12 Last Names A-F)

Office: (912) 395-6314 Google Voice (912) 483-9669

Mr. Mickey Berrong (9-12 Last Names G-H and L-R)

Office: (912) 395-6314 Google Voice (912) 712-6492

Ms. Felisha Jackson (9-12 Last Names I-K and S-Z)

Office: (912) 395-6314 Google Voice (912) 509-0459

Mrs. Tiffany McNeill - Administrative Counselor Clerk

Office: (912) 395-6314

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Scholarship Opportunities for HVJ Students - See your counselor with questions!

A number of scholarship opportunities have been posted on our district website, some listed below, and please see the ones attached. Career Search Scholarship

  • Eligibility: All high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply.

  • Amount: $1,000

  • Application Deadline: July 1, 2023

  • Scholarship Link:

Wellness Warriors Scholarship

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Thank you to Ms. Hall, Ms. Newberry, Mr. Leggett, Mrs. VanEllison, Mrs. Wilson, Mrs. Howard, Ms. Jackson, Mrs. Gilmore-Evans, and Mr. Berrong for a special senior and senior parent recognition evening!

Interested in being on the Yearbook Staff next year?

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SAT Information!

The SAT is offered at Jenkins in June of 2023. There is not a finalized plan for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year. Students must register for the SAT on their own. If you have questions or need assistance, please see your counselor. Thank you!

AP Computer Science visited Georgia Southern Armstrong Campus. They toured the Engineering & Computer Science Departments as well as participated in computer science competitive activities.

Instructions for using school cash.

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Need a Work Permit? Instructions Attached.

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Need to submit an address change? See directions below.

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No outside food or beverages! The food will be confiscated.

Per federal guidelines, outside food and beverages may not be brought or delivered to the building. This includes Door Dash and Uber Eats. Please contact us should you have any questions. This a federal guideline that schools must adhere to on all sites.

Thank you!

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HVJ Faculty and Staff Directory

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Congratulations Class of 2023!

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Congratulations to our 2023 retirees! Thank you for your MANY years of service - Mrs. Huntley, Ms. Horace, Mrs. Graham, Mrs. VanEllison, Mrs. Case (not pictured) and Mr. Walker (not pictured).

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Congratuations to retirees from Coastal Georgia Comprehensive Academy - Mr. Piper and Mrs. Brewer!

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Great Week in Warrior Nation!

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