Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Jacksonville High School

These are the Announcements for Tuesday, September 30, 2014

  1. If you were not at the pep rally last Friday the finalists for Homecoming King and Queen are and congratulations goes to:

    Cameron Brown

    Emilio Chavira

    Jeremy McAnally

    Carter McCown

    Bradley Triplett

    Jessika Alvarez

    Sydney Chandler

    Fernanda Garcia

    Samantha Hammock

    Caitlin Rodriguez


  2. Attention sophomores and juniors interested in taking PSAT; the PSAT will be given on Wednesday, October 15th in the JHS Cafeteria.  The fee is $14 and you must register and pay in the counselors’ office by October 7th.  If you have any questions please see your counselor, Mrs. Mehlenbacher or Mrs. Lewis.


  3. On October 1st and 2nd from 8am to 2pm, UT Tyler representatives will bring The University’s internet-equipped Mobile Go Center to Jacksonville High School. Students will receive personalized assistance using Apply Texas Website to submit their online college applications. In order to create an Apply Texas profile, the student will need to have a personal email account. Seniors will be allowed to go to the Mobil Go Center during their English classes if they need help with their college applications.


  4. Students and Faculty, please note that “Pink Out” T-Shirt sales have begun.  Please join the American Cancer Society and the “Tribe” as we help “Push for a Cure” and Fight Cancer! Forms are available in the Field House, the Shirts are $12.00 each and the deadline for ordering is Friday, October 3rd!


  5. Students interested in UIL Prose and Poetry Interpretation should meet in room 211 at 3:45 on Tuesday, September 30th for a brief meeting.


  6. Auditions for the fall musical of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” will be held on October 14th after school.  You can sign up for a time slot in Room 211.  These auditions are open to the entire school.

  7. Ballet Folklorico JHS will practice on Monday, Tuesday, and Friday of this week after school in front of the JHS Cafeteria from 3:38-4:30.  If you want to dance El Jarabe Tapatio on October 13, 2014, please plan to be there so we know who is dancing-- and you so know the steps by heart!  It’s a great time to learn.  Viene Bailar!  Also, there will be a practice this weekend.  More details to come.


Homecoming 2014

October 6th Parade and Downtown Pep Rally

  • Classes will not be disrupted. 

  • Parade will start at 6:00 with pep rally in front of the Tomato Bowl to immediately follow.  The usual parade route will be followed.

  • We welcome all clubs, organizations, classes and teams to join in the parade!


October 7th – 10th Homecoming Spirit Dress

  • Tuesday 7th  #Twin Tuesday  Dress with your twin in your best fan attire!

  • Wednesday 8th  Blue and Gold Day.  Be bold and wear your head to toe blue and gold!

  • Thursday 9th  #Throw Back Thursday.  Dress in your favorite decade but make sure you look like an Indian fan! 

  • Friday 10th  TRIBE SPIRIT and War Paint.  Be the best TRIBE fan ever!  All the blue and gold you can pile on and the best war paint ever.  Just about anything goes, so be creative. 

  • Mums will be allowed to be worn on Friday only.  All bells must be taped.

  • All Modesty Rules Apply Each Day of Spirit Week!


October 10th Homecoming Day

  • Spirit Day (same as August 29th)

  • Hall Parade will be the last 2 minutes of the day.  Participants will need to be released at 3:25.  The exception may be the drum line.  The drum line will lead the cheerleaders, Charmers, majorettes and football players on a walk through the main hall to the field house.

  • When the drum line begins playing, the main hall classes will release.  If classes in other locations wish to participate, please line up outside along the sidewalk leading to the field house.

Juniors and Seniors 




3 hours $180

4 hours $220

6 hours $300

7 hours $315




September 4, 2014  7:45 am Jacksonville College will be on JHS Campus for Dual Credit registration.

September 12, 2014 Last day to submit Course Registration Form AND down payment to Jacksonville College.

September 19, 2014 Full Tuition payment due or forced withdrawal from course(s) by Jacksonville College.



Go to Admissions then Apply Online and then Dual Credit


If you need more information, please see your counselor.

Brenda Pierce – Senior Counselor

Lisa Mehlenbacher – Junior Counselor

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Mission Statement

The mission of Jacksonville High School is to create a supportive community of learners that will meet the academic, emotional, social, and physical needs of high school students in a safe and orderly environment.