James Clemens Weekly Updates

Events, Clubs, Sports and More

What's Happening and What's Ahead

Friday, April 22nd-1/2 Day for ALL students. James Clemens will dismiss at 11:45am

Monday, April 25th-NO SCHOOL (unused weather day)


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Tuesday, May 24th (1st and 2nd block)

Wednesday, May 25th (3rd and 4th block)

Special Activities this month...

Tuesday, April 19th, 6:30pm- Jazz and Percussion Concert (auditorium)

Thursday, April 21st, 6:30pm- Spring Band Concert (auditorium)

Tuesday, April 26th, 7:00pm- Spring Choir Concert (auditorium)

Wednesday, April 27th, 3:45pm- National Honor Society Inductions (auditorium lobby)

Thursday, April 28th- Blood Drive sponsored by HOSA and Life South (Competition Gym)

Thursday, April 28th, 5:30 pm- Seal of Biliteracy Award Ceremony & World Language Honor Society Inductions (JC Cafeteria)

We would like to recognize and congratulate our Cyber Patriot XIV 2021-2022 wins. The top four teams were recognized by Cyber Huntsville on April 11th. Each student was given an individual certificate of achievement by Cyber Huntsville to commemorate their win. JCHS teams took 4 of the 18 wins for North Alabama. The most of any school competing!! We are SO PROUD of these students and their coach!!

Coach’s Name: Ginger Cochran

*Award: State,1st, Open Division, Platinum (advanced to Semi-Finals and finished in the top 100 teams)

Team Members:Jeremiah Yang, Jerry Zheng, Ethan Li, Pranav Soma, Joshua Wang

Team Name: JC Delta Squad

Mentor(s): Chad Garber, Leanne Pessoney

Coach’s Name: Ginger Cochran

*Award: State,1st, JROTC-Army, Platinum (Advanced to Semi-Finals)

Team Members: Alex King, Celeste Stedman, Daniel Won, Rylan Pettus, Dylan Hosmer

Team Name: Cyber Punks

Mentor(s): Chad Garber, Leanne Pessoney

Coach’s Name: Ginger Cochran

*Award: State, 2nd, Open Division, Silver

Team Members:Gabriel Ballard, Keegan Poell, Donovan White, Leif Swenson

Team Name: JC Gamma

Mentor(s): Chad Garber, Leanne Pessoney

Coach’s Name: Ginger Cochran

*Award: State, 3rd, Open Division, Silver

Team Members: Sherry Yu, Isabella Canton, Angel Ashford

Team Name: JC Blue Angels

Mentor(s): Chad Garber, Leanne Pessoney

Coach’s Name: Ginger Cochran

Competed in the Gold division at State level.

Team Members: Kepler Wedgeworth, Evan Drake, Jack Weber, Trinh Pham

Team Name: JC Blue Angels

Mentor(s): Chad Garber, Leanne Pessoney


NO outside food or beverage is allowed during school hours.

DO NOT remove cones or barricades from designated areas in the parking lot. These are in place for the safety and smooth arrival and dismissal at James Clemens.

Car Rider-Drop Off/Pick Up Zone is at the auditorium entrance NOT the front entrance!

Thank you for your cooperation!!


Please use the email below for ALL excuse notes and attendance questions...


Text to Protect



North Alabama Crisis Center


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline


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SENIOR Announcements

SENIOR Exam Schedule

Wednesday, May 11th (3rd and 4th block)

Thursday, May 12th (1st and 2nd block)

**Seniors will dismiss at 11:20 on Thursday, May 12th

**Senior final exam exemption applications are now available in the guidance office. Applications are due back to guidance by 3:30 pm on May 9th.

**Continue to check the Senior Page on the James Clemens website for ALL up to date information. This can be found under the section Parents & Students, SENIORS or use the following link https://www.madisoncity.k12.al.us/domain/1781

Follow @JCHS.SENIORS on Instagram for the latest information.

Dates to Remember-

Senior Day- April 21st

EVERYONE must attend the graduation meeting 2pm-3pm, students will receive their cap and gown plus graduation tickets.

Senior Awards Night- May 10th, 6pm in the auditorium

Graduation- May 16th, 2pm, Von Braun Center

**Don't forget to follow the JCHS College and Career Twitter page for scholarship and employment opportunities/resources.

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Clubs and Sports

JCHS Club Opportunities

Club information can be found on the JCHS website via the link below


Are you interested in joining the CHESS TEAM??

Applications DUE-April 30th

Tryout tournament on ChessKid.com, Sunday May 22nd at 2 pm

**See attached photo for more information.

JROTC New and Freshmen Orientation

Parents and guardians of future cadets for James Clemens High School JROTC.

The New and/or Freshman cadets orientation will be held 20-24 June 2022, 9 AM to 12 O'clock. Graduation ceremony, Friday 24 June, 12 O'clock. Individuals completing orientation will be promoted to Private First Class. Orientation will be held in the JROTC classroom H108. Enter the building through the gymnasium doors.

Water and snacks will be provided.

Questions please email Major Linen: rlinen@madisoncity.k12.al.us


All JC Athletic information can be found at https://www.jcathletics.net/

Follow us on Twitter @jc_jets for ALL the up to date information.

Be sure to check the updated calendar EACH day for game changes!

Bowling Team Tryouts-

Tuesday, April 26th, 4:30pm-6:30 pm at the Madison Bowling Center

See Mr. Holt or Dr. Hartland for more information.

Girls Basketball Tryouts-

May 2nd-5th, 3:30pm, Auxillary Gym


Email Coach Maxwell(mlmaxwell@madisoncity.k12.al.us) with any questions.

Boys Basketball Tryouts-

May 2nd-5th, 3:30pm, Main Gym


Please see or email Coach Sullivan or Coach Hunt for more information.

Swim and Dive Team Tryouts-

May 10th & 12th, 4:30pm-6:30pm, Dublin Indoor Pool

**See attached photo for more information.

CONGRATULATIONS to these JC Athletes

James Clemens Boys and Girls track team for winning the Huntsville Metro Track & Field CHAMPIONSHIP!!!!

James Clemens Girls Tennis Team is headed to state for the FIRST time in school history!!! Best of Luck next week at state...GO JETS!!!!

Sweet 16 Finalist for Teacher of the Year

Our very own Mrs. Steele, chemistry teacher, was named one of the "Sweet 16" finalist for Teacher of the Year by the Alabama State Department of Education. As the Secondary Teacher of the Year for District 8, she is in contention for finalist when the State Board of Education and ALSDE decide that in May.

We are so PROUD of Mrs. Steele and honored she's a teacher at James Clemens!!

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