Cougar Summer Newsletter

Summer Newsletter - June 2021

Jarrell ISD - Summer 2021 Update from Dr. Toni Hicks

Cougar Celebrations

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Jarrell ISD Celebrates Spring Retirees

Albert Hernandez, Jack Wilson, and Cynthia Wallace will be honored at a retirement celebration on Tuesday, June 29 at 5:30 p.m. at the Jarrell ISD Central Administration Office. The community is invited to attend.
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Shop with AmazonSmile and Support the Jarrell Education Foundation

The Jarrell Education Foundation, a non-profit launched in 2019 by a committee of dedicated community volunteers, is working to enhance student learning through innovative opportunities that promote academic excellence. You can support the work of the Jarrell Education Foundation when you shop using AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to the Jarrell Education Foundation. And 100% of funds raised by the Jarrell Education Foundation stay in Jarrell ISD. Learn more:

Jarrell ISD Hosting Free Farmers Market June 28-30

Jarrell ISD is proud to partner with our Food Service Provider, SFE, to offer a FREE Farmers Market Monday, June 28, Tuesday, June 29, and Wednesday June 30 from noon to 2:30 p.m. at the Igo Elementary Cafeteria (1601 County Road 314).

Staff will provide bags and allow Jarrell ISD families to select their own fresh fruits and vegetables.

Students do not have to be present for the Free Farmers Market.

Questions: Call Maria Manzo at 512-746-2124 ext. 4410.

2021 Bond Project Community Meetings

The community is invited to attend the monthly Bond Update meetings at the Jarrell ISD Administration Office at 108 E. Avenue F. Meetings will begin at 5:30 p.m. before the regularly scheduled Jarrell ISD Board meetings.

  • Wednesday, July 21
  • Wednesday, August 18
  • Wednesday, September 15
  • Wednesday, October 27
  • Wednesday, November 17
  • Wednesday, December 15

Future meetings will be scheduled at a later date.

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Bond Program Management Files for public viewing


Jarrell ISD is looking for friendly, customer-service-focused individuals who enjoy working with young people to join the district’s Food Service Staff. Food Service workers will assist with the preparation of daily menus, prepare and set up cafeteria service lines, and serve student meals for breakfast and lunch. No experience necessary. Pay Rate $12.50 / hour. Food Handlers Card from Williamson Country are required. Lunch is provided daily for Food Service Department. Work schedule: Monday – Friday. Staff members are off nights, weekends, and holidays. Interested? Contact: Maria Manzo, Child Nutrition Services Director at 512-746-2124 Ext 4410

P-EBT Benefits Available

Enrolled students (up to 21 years of age) in families that temporarily lost access to free or reduced-price school meals for the 2020–2021 school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible to receive Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT). P-EBT benefits can be used to buy food from any retailer that accepts the Lone Star Card.

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Registration and Enrollment Information

For the convenience of Jarrell ISD families, registration for returning students and enrollment for new students is an online process through Ascender - Parent Portal.

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Jarrell ISD is Hiring!

Come join our team!

Summer Activities for Kids

JISD is teaming with local agencies to provide a comprehensive list of summer activities that will be provided for kids.

About Jarrell ISD

Jarrell ISD is located in northern Williamson County. The mascot is The Cougars. It has four campuses: Jarrell High School, Jarrell Middle School, Igo Elementary School and Jarrell Elementary. The district is home to more than 2,300 students. Enrollment is projected to double in the next 10 years.

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