JJHS Newsletter

Back to School Edition

Upcoming Dates:

  • Monday, August 9, Back to school night; 6-7:00pm
  • Tuesday, August 10, building open to students to do a walk around 9am-2pm
  • Thursday, August 12, First day for students- Doors open at 7:38-class starts at 7:53
  • Wednesday, August 18, Picture Day

Back to School Night Events: August 9: 6pm-7:00pm

During the evening, you and your student may:


  • get schedule and locker assignment
  • find classes and try locker combination
  • meet teachers
  • sign up for PTO
  • meet with nurse and turn in medical forms and medication
  • meet the counselor
  • buy PE uniform ($10)
  • 7th grade and new 8th grade may pick up chromebook

Sports Updates:

  • Football-Football equipment handout will be Thursday, July 29, 5pm for 8th graders and 6pm for 7th graders. First practice is Monday August 2nd, time will be announced at equipment handout.
  • Volleyball-tryouts July 28th and 29th from 12pm-2pm.
  • Cross Country-Practices are August 2nd, 4th,5th,9th &10th @ 8am-8:45

Therapy Dog

Meet Jimmie! He will be our school therapy dog and begin making visits to school in August. We look forward to many visits from him.

New Staff:

Jimtown Junior High welcomes:

  • Mr. Tim Umpleby-Mr. Umpleby will be teaching art for 7th and 8th grade this year. Art class will replace technology.
  • Mrs. Billie Jo Pawlak-Mrs. Pawlak will be a family and community liaison as well as extra support as an interventionist.
  • Mrs. Jacqui Zimmer-Mrs. Zimmer will be our new school nurse.