Jackson County High School

190 Blue Devil Lane 

Gainesboro, TN 38562

Phone - 931-268-9771 , Fax 931-268-9433

Principal - Kristy Brown

Assistant Principal - Jay Halfacre

Monday, November 23rd, we will be hosting the first annual Nerd Olympics. Everyone is invited to attend. Students from Jackson County, Clay County and Pickett county will be participating in various competitions. JCHS students will also be presenting various projects throughout the school. The schedule is as follows:

5PM schools and guests to arrive and eat.  They can then travel the school and check out the projects until 6PM when we will gather all back in the commons for a team game of Kahoots!  
6PM  Kahoots   -  We will be setting up a projector for the quiz and assigning Chromebooks to teams.  
6:20 - 7PM  Gym games
7PM - Back to the Main Building for awards and viewing projects



November 23- Nerd Night (homecoming style comps JCHS, CCHS, PCHS)

November 25-27- NO SCHOOL - Happy Thanksgiving

Congratulations to the Lady Blue Devils Volleyball team. District Champions, Regional Runner-up, and Sub State Winner. The Lady Blue Devils made it to the semi finals in the State. Congratulations  Ladies we are proud of you!




Attention all students, faculty, alumni, and community members.

Jackson County High School will be producing a newsletter that can be sent out to anyone interested. Please follow the following link to sign up and receive new information about JCHS.

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The mission of Jackson County High School is to provide a supportive environment allowing students to reach their highest individual academic, social, physical, and mental potential by surrounding them in a safe, orderly setting with caring individuals who help develop their abilities in a climate of mutual respect.



Jackson County 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 collaboratively.

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 requirements require.

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 community.

4. Ensure mastery of literacy and numeracy skills with a variety of evaluation methods and modifications if necessary.

5. Provide a safe environment where support and mutual respect are the cornerstones of success.

The beliefs are:

1. Appropriate, timely assessments provide data to drive instruction that holds students to high academic expectations.

2. Education occurs through the combined effort of all education stakeholders.

3. Our school must be a positive, safe, and orderly facility for students and educators with consistent, fair rules and policies.

4. We believe in on-going, relevant professional development for faculty and staff members.

5. The school should provide educational experiences to prepare students for work or post-secondary education in a climate of mutual respect among students and school employees.





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