High School's purpose is
to provide a safe, supportive learning environment for students to pursue their
academic, career, and personal goals. By
providing a strong, relevant, fluid curriculum that emphasizes academic
excellence, the school will facilitate the skills necessary for post-secondary
education and career success. All
programs at JCHS are designed to provide students opportunities to be
successful, whether in academics, athletics, extracurricular activities,
community service, or other areas. There is a clear focus on individual student
needs as well as the overall well-being of the student body at JCHS.
Expectations for Student Performance:
1. Acquire and apply knowledge and skills in a
variety of areas in the curriculum.
2. Competently use higher order thinking skills
and problem-solving techniques.
3. Effectively work as an individual and
4. Develop skills in literacy
and numeracy in order to communicate clearly and logically.
5. Consistently attend
classes with a positive attitude and respect for themselves, other students,
faculty, staff, and the school.
Students will meet these
expectations with support from administration, faculty, staff, parents, and the
commmunity by adhering to the following expectations for the school:
Expectations for School Performance:
1. Offer a broad variety of courses that appeal
to all students as part of a curriculum that evolves as student needs and state
2. Design and implement lessons with relevance
to student lives that require student inquiry, curiosity, and problem-solving.
3. Give opportunities for individual student
expression in and out of the classroom, as well as opportunities to work as an
integral and accountable part of a group in the classroom, school, and
4. Ensure mastery of literacy and numeracy
skills with a variety of evaluation methods and modifications if
5. Provide a safe environment where support and
mutual respect are the cornerstones of success.