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Welcome to Jacksonville High School where we are creating an academic climate for young minds to do great things. We are providing opportunities for all students to prepare for their future. Join us in making history!
— LaGail Biggs

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JNPSD Employees Receive Recognition

Some of Jacksonville North Pulaski School District’s top staff were recognized last week by the school board as part of their Outstanding Employee Awards. The staff members were nominated for demonstrating an extraordinary level of job performance, support for students, ...

July School Board Meeting Date Change

The July school board meeting scheduled for Monday, July 3, has been moved to Tuesday, July 11, because of the July 4 holiday. The meeting will begin at 6pm at Jacksonville City Hall located at One Municipal Drive in Jacksonville. ...

Young Titans are Reading for Success

This spring, JNPSD partnered with Reading is Fundamental to bring the program, Read for Success, to all 2nd and 3rd grade students. These classrooms participated in read alouds and STEAM-related activities that have promoted science, technology, engineering, arts and math. ...

Moving Up to Middle School?

A mix of emotions—excitement, apprehension, curiosity and concern, often accompany the transition from elementary school to middle school. That’s why Jacksonville Middle School is hosting a meet and greet for rising sixth graders and their parents. If your child will ...

School Board Meets Monday, May 1

The Jacksonville North Pulaski School District Board of Education will conduct its regular monthly meeting Monday, May 1, 2017, 6pm at Jacksonville City Hall located at 1 Municipal Drive in Jacksonville. The agenda for the meeting may be viewed here.

Rounding Up Little Titans for Kindergarten

Elementary schools in the Jacksonville North Pulaski School District are prepping for the 2017-18 Kindergarten Roundup. This is a pre-registration opportunity for students who will be 5 years old on or before August 1 and entering kindergarten. The Roundup is ...

JHS Scholars Score Superior or Excellent

Members of the Jacksonville High School Band competed in the Region 1 Solo and Ensemble competition on April 18. The following JHS scholars brought home Superior or Excellent ratings: Sierra Parker, Aletha Lester, Valentino Warren, Kezia Warren, Eve Smith, Ally ...

Celebrating Excellence at JHS

Jacksonville High School will host its annual Academic Awards Ceremony Tuesday, April 25, 6pm in the school’s auditorium. It will be a night of excellence as students are recognized for the their hard work and academic achievement. Parents and other ...

2017 Volleyball Tryouts

Are you looking to participate in Jacksonville High School athletics? This may be the team for you. Find out more at the players and parents meeting scheduled for Monday, April 17, 6pm in the school's cafeteria.  We need you to ...

Senior Prom Information

The Jacksonville High School senior prom is scheduled for Friday, April 21, 8-12pm at the Jacksonville Community Center locatd at Five Municipal Drive in Jacksonville. The senior grand march will be held in the JHS gym at 5pm. The parking ...

JHS Students Selected for Governor's School

This summer, some of Arkansas’ most academically gifted and creative rising high school seniors will explore cutting-edge ideas and concepts in academics and the arts as part of the 2017 session of the Arkansas Governor’s School. The 2017 session runs ...

School Board to Meet April 3

The Jacksonville North Pulaski School District Board of Education will conduct its regular monthly meeting Monday, April 3, 2017, 6pm at Jacksonville City Hall located at 1 Municipal Drive in Jacksonville. The agenda for the meeting can be viewed here.

JHS Students Finding a Solution

Dr. Chris Johnson and Tiffany Shettles-Tull took a team of Jacksonville High students to Junior Achievement Start Up Day at the University of Central Arkansas today. The team included ninth graders: Salim Al-Tamimi, Jimmy Freeman, Tyler Richardson, Keith Skrdlandt, Macaela Smith, ...

JHS Air Force JROTC Cadets are Fit

Jacksonville High School’s Air Force JROTC competed in the Fitness State Championships last weekend against Army, Marines and other Air Force groups. JHS cadets ranked best in Air Force JROTC in the male and in the female categories. The female ...

Celebrating National School Breakfast Week

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and schools provide millions of breakfasts to hungry children every single school day!  This gives us reason to celebrate!  Every March, the nation celebrates National School Breakfast Week. National School Breakfast Week ...

Titan Theater Company to Present Guys and Dolls

Jacksonville High School’s Titan Theater Company will present the classical musical comedy Guys and Dolls, March 10 and 11, 7pm in the Sandy Reed Auditorium at Jacksonville Middle School located at 718 Harris Road in Jacksonville. Guys and Dolls, based ...

School Board Meeting Scheduled

The Jacksonville North Pulaski School District Board of Education will hold its regularly scheduled monthly meeting Monday, March 6, 6pm at Jacksonville City Hall located at One Municipal Drive in Jacksonville. To view the agenda click here. The meeting is ...

JHS is a 2016-17 National Beta School of Merit

To honor the dedication and commitment to academic excellence, Jacksonville High School has been named a 2016-2017 National Beta School of Merit. JHS received this prestigious honor as their Beta Chapter includes all eligible grade levels on the school's campus.  ...

JHS to Host Freshman Academy Parent Meeting

Jacksonville High School will host a Freshman Academy parent meeting Tuesday, February 28, 5:30-6:30pm in the school’s media center. Ninth grade can be a very difficult time for teenagers learning to navigate new territory while developing skills for success in ...

JNPSD has an App!

The latest news and information about Jacksonville North Pulaski schools is now available on smartphones and mobile devices with a new mobile app. Jacksonville North Pulaski School District is partnering with Blackboard to expand its communications outreach with a mobile ...

Thank You School Counselors

National School Counseling Week, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association, highlights the tremendous impact school counselors can have in helpng students achieve school success and plan for a career. Take time to thank your school counselors during the week ...

School Board Meets February 6

The Jacksonville North Pulaski School District Board of Education will conduct its regular monthly meeting February 6, 2017, 6pm at Jacksonville City Hall located at 1 Municipal Drive in Jacksonville. The meeting is open to the public. To view the ...

JMS Removed from Academic Distress

Based on results of the most recent three-year period of state mandated assessments in math and literacy, the Arkansas Department of Education will recommend to the State Board of Education that Jacksonville Middle School be removed from academic distress. The ...

District Science Fair Winners

The Jacksonville North Pulaski School District Science Fair exemplified the collaboration, creativity and innovation JNPSD believes is at the core of student success. About eighty-two K-5th grade projects were evaluated by volunteer judges from the community. First Arkansas Bank and ...

School Board Schedules Work Session

The Jacksonville North Pulaski School District Board of Education will conduct a work session Thursday, January 19, 6pm in the FEMA Training Room at the Jacksonville Police Department located at 1400 Marshall Road in Jacksonville. The topic of discussion will ...

Titan Band Members Make All-Region

Earning a chair in the All-Region Band is the first step to earning a chair in the All-State Band. Congratulations to our Jacksonville High School Titan Band members who made Region 1 All-Region Band over the weekend!  Amanda Crews 1st ...

District Science Fair to Be Held January 18

JNPSD will host its annual science fair for students in grades K-5 Wednesday, January 18, at the Jacksonville Community Center. Judging will be conducted during the day, and an open house for parents and community members will be held from ...

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Jacksonville North Pulaski schools and District offices will close Monday, January 16, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Schools will open at their regularly scheduled times Tuesday, January 17. 

Titan Spirit Store is Launched

Jacksonville High School announces the launch of its Titan Spirit Store. Shop online for your school spirit merchandise.

Titan Basketball Rescheduled

Last Friday central Arkansas was blanketed with snow causing Jacksonville High School to postpone its basketball game with Maumelle High School. The game is rescheduled for Wednesday, January 18, at Maumelle. The school is located at 100 Victory Lane in ...

Board to Meet Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The Jacksonville North Pulaski School District Board of Education wil conduct its regular monthly meeting Tuesday, January 10, 6pm at Jacksonville City Hall located at 1 Municipal Drive in Jacksonville. The meeting is open to the public. The agenda can ...

January is School Board Recognition Month

The month of January provides a unique opportunity to acknowledge a special group of volunteer elected officials in education. It is School Board Recognition Month, and it offers the Jacksonville North Pulaski School District a way to acknowledge the continuing ...

Registration Dates for 2017-18 School Year Announced

Jacksonville North Pulaski School District will host registration for the 2017-18 school year beginning Monday, January 30, 2017 through Friday, February 3, 2017. Elementary students, grades K-5, will register at their zoned school. All students in grades 6-8 will register ...

Blackboard Connects You to all That is JNPSD

The latest news and information about Jacksonville North Pulaski schools will be available soon on smartphones and mobile devices with a new mobile app. JNPSD is partnering with Blackboard to expand its communications outreach with a free mobile app. The ...

JNPSD Board of Education Meets January 10, 2017

The Jacksonville North Pulaski School District Board of Education normally meets the first Monday of each month. Because of the holidays, the Board will not meet January 2, 2017 but will conduct its regular monthly meeting January 10, 2017 at ...

JHS Hosts Titan Classic Basketball Tournament

Jacksonville High School will host the 2016 Titan Classic Basketball Tournament December 21 and 22. The school is located at 2400 Linda Lane in Jacksonville. The schedule of events is listed below: Wednesday, December 21 5pm Girls               Jacksonville High ...

Cross is Region 2 Director of the Year

The Arkansas Choral Directors Association (ArkCDA) has named Chris Cross, choral music instructor at Jacksonville High School, the 2016 Region 2 Senior High Director of the Year. The award honors ArkCDA members who have conducting experience; establish high performance standards; ...

Sertoma and Rotary Team Up to Give

The Jacksonville Sertoma Club and Jacksonville Rotary Club are always finding ways to give. For the last several years, the clubs raised funds to help ensure JNPSD students and their families have a special holiday. Earlier this week club members ...

AFJROTC Advances in Academic Competition

The Jacksonville High School AFJROTC academic team recently competed in level I of the AFJROTC Academic Bowl. Two hundred forty-eight teams competed, and 50% advanced to level II. Our JHS scholars are among those who will compete at the next ...

Celebrate the Holiday Season

Warm up to the winter holiday season by joining the Jacksonville Middle School PTO for a cup of chili and dessert at the school’s winter holiday concert December 15, 5:45-6:15pm in the cafeteria. The Jacksonville Middle School and the Jacksonville ...

2017 Governor's School

The Arkansas Governor’s School will be held June 11-July 22, 2017 at Hendrix College in Conway. During the four-week residential program, students are led to explore cutting-edge theories in the arts and sciences and to develop a greater understanding of ...

Next Superintendent for JNPSD

The Jacksonville North Pulaski School District Board of Education has selected District administrator Dr. Bryan Duffie to become its next superintendent. Duffie is set to take over after current Superintendent Tony Wood retires at the end of June 2017. “It ...

School Board Meets December 5

The Jacksonville North Pulaski School District Board of Education will conduct its regular monthly meeting Monday, December 5, 6pm at Jacksonville City Hall located at One Municipal Drive in Jacksonville.  The agenda can be viewed here.

Raising Gifted Children

Jacksonville North Pulaski School District is happy to host a broadcast from nationally recognized gifted educator John Antonetti discussing “The Joys and Challenges of Raising Gifted Children.”  Parents and community members are invited to join us at the Jacksonville Middle School Auditorium ...

Simply Delicious is Serving Lunch

Simply Delicious, Arkansas' only student-run restaurant, is serving take out and special orders only Wednesday through Friday, 10:30am-12pm. Click here to view the menu. The restaurant is also taking Thanksgiving orders through November 11. For an order form click here. ...

First to Sign Jacksonville Promise

Darryl Kimble-Brooks, Jacksonville High School senior, is the first to seize the opportunity for a brighter future by signing the Jacksonville Promise. The Jacksonville Promise is a collaboration between Jacksonville High School and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. ...

Top Performing Cadets

Chief Master Sergeant (retired) Wayne Barron from Headquarters AFJROTC was at Jacksonville High School this week to inspect JHS AFJROTC AR-081. Two of our cadets were presented the "Top Performer Award." This award is only given to the top two ...

How Will You Pay for College?

Jacksonville High School is hosting a college/financial aid workshop for students and parents Tuesday, November 15, 5-7pm in the school's media center. JHS counselors and University of Arkansas at Little Rock staff will be on hand to assist in completing ...

Jacksonville High, UALR Commit to Pathway to College Promise

Juniors and seniors at Jacksonville High School learned today about a new early-commitment program with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock that will give students a more affordable college education and a guaranteed seat in college. The students and ...

Checkmate--Go Titans!

Jacksonville North Pulaski students will represent the District at the invitational chess tournament to be held at Wilbur D. Mills  Education Service Cooperative November 11, 2016. The JNPSD chess tournament was held today to determine the delegates for the tournament. Representatives ...

JHS Presents Colors at Salute Gala

The Jacksonville High School Air Force JROTC color guard team had the honor of presenting the colors for the annual Salute Gala sponsored by ARVets. The Gala was held Friday, November 4, at the Governor’s Mansion in Little Rock. This ...

School Board Meets November 7

The Jacksonville North Pulaski School District Board of Education will conduct a public meeting Monday, November 7, 5:30pm at Jacksonville City Hall located at One Municipal Drive in Jacksonville. The purpose of the meeting is to present the District's Annual ...

JHS Marching Titans Have Successful Season

The Jacksonville High School Marching Titans are becoming known across the state for their musical performance while moving through intricate, choreographed drill patterns.  Under the direction of Mr. Jon Stevenson, the Marching Titans have participated in numerous competitions this season. ...

No School November 3 and 4

On November 3 and 4, JNPSD educators and staff will participate in professional development. Students will have a couple days off while their teachers work on ways to more effectively work with them on a variety of levels. Classes resume ...

High School Basketball Jamboree

Jacksonville High School will host a basketball jamboree Saturday, November 5, 2016. Other participating teams include JA Fair, eSTEM, Hot Springs, Forrest City and Mountain Home. Admission is $4 for students and adults. Schedule with approximate times: 12:00pm     ...

JNPSD's Annual Report to the Public

The Jacksonville North Pulaski School District will present its annual report to the public Monday, November 7, 5:30pm at Jacksonville City Hall located at One Municipal Drive in Jacksonville. The regularly scheduled monthly Board meeting will begin at 6pm.

School Board Gets Look at New Schools

In a work session last night, board members, school officials and community members got a look at what is planned for the new Jacksonville High School and the new elementary school. The new high school’s impressive architecture and design will ...

TITANS Host Red-White Game

Fans of TITAN basketball will have an opportunity to get a first look at the 2016-17 teams at the annual Red-White Scrimmage Tuesday, November 1, at Jacksonville High School beginning at 4:15pm. Admission is $3. The middle school girls and ...

Red Ribbon Week in JNPSD

Jacksonville North Pulaski Schools will celebrate Red Ribbon Week, a national campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of drugs, starting Monday, October 24. Each school in the district will focus on raising student and teacher awareness about the risks ...

Student Voice Matters

At Jacksonville High School what students have to say is important. Last week, a team of school leaders and students participated in the Arkansas Leadership Academy two-day fall session at the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute in Morrilton. The JHS team engaged ...

Board Work Session Scheduled for October 26

The Jacksonville North Pulaski School District Board of Education will conduct a work session Wednesday, October 26, 5:30pm in the FEMA Training Room of the Jacksonville Police Department located at 1400 Marshall Road in Jacksonville. Staff from WER Architects and ...

Last Home Game for Lady Titans

The Jacksonville Lady Titan volleyball team will have their LAST HOME GAME OF THE SEASON Tuesday, October 18, at 6pm. They will be playing against Searcy and competiting for the 5 seed in the state tournament next week. Please come out and ...

Daybreak Kickoff Comes to TITAN Country

KATV Channel 7's Daybreak Kickoff will be in Titan country Friday, October 21, 6-7am broadcasting live from Jan Crow Stadium. This is the last home game for our JHS Titan football team. They will take on the West Memphis Blue ...

JHS Homecoming Activities

Jacksonville High School is preparing for 2016 homecoming activities. Festivities begin Friday, October 14, at 9:15am when students assemble in the gym for the introduction of the homecoming court. The court includes freshmen Kristen Culpepper, Sophia Sanchez, Anna Gilbertson and ...

Lady Titans to Play in Conference Tournament

The Jacksonville High School Lady Titans volleyball team travels to West Memphis Saturday, October 15, where they take on the West Memphis High School Lady Blue Devils at 5pm in conference competition.  The Lady Titans have already qualified for the ...

Titan Theatre Company Presents Little Shop of Horrors

The Titan Theatre Company will present "Little Shop of Horrors," the wildly successful off-Broadway musical production October 28-29, 7pm at the Sandy Reed Auditorium in the Jacksonville Middle School located at 718 Harris Road in Jacksonville. Little Shop of Horrors ...

Graduation Ceremonies Announced

Class of 2017, mark your calendars! Graduation ceremonies will be held Saturday, May 20, 2017, 7:30pm at the Jack Stephens Center on the campus of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  

Join Us for a Night of Hopes and Dreams

Vocal Soul, the vocal music program at JHS, invites you to a night of Hopes & Dreams accompanied by Piano, Flutes, and Strings Thursday, October 13, 6:30pm at the Jacksonville Middle School Sandy Reed Auditorium. Vocal Soul believes: “Music speaks ...

Titans Are on the Road

Looking to bounce back from a tough loss against the Jonesboro Hurricane last Friday night, the Jacksonville High School Titans hit the road tomorrow making the trek to Mountain Home to square off against the Mountain Home Bombers. For Head ...

Celebrating Principals in JNPSD

Each October, school principals are recognized for the essential role they play in making schools great. Principals are among the hardest working, yet often least recognized individuals in education. Principals set the academic tone for their schools, and it is ...

Class Rings and Graduation Orders

The graduation experts at Jostens will be at Jacksonville High School to help students with senior rings and in planing for graduation. Please see the dates below: Monday, October 24--9am for class ring presentation  Friday, October 28--at lunch for class ...

School Board Meets Monday, October 3

The Jacksonville North Pulaski School District Board of Education will conduct its regular monthly meeting Monday, October 3, 6pm at City Hall located at 1 Municipal Drive in Jacksonville. To view the agenda click here. The meeting is open to ...

Friday Night Football

The lights will be on Friday night at Jan Crow Stadium as the Jacksonville High School Titans tangle with the Jonesboro High School Hurricane. Bring your school spirit and help support our  student athletes! The game starts at 7pm.

Schools Get Supplies

Jacksonville citizen Jerry Sanders is dedicated to providing students and teachers the resources and tools necessary to be successful in the classroom. Each year, Mr. Sanders collects donated school supplies and arranges for delivery to the schools. Thank you Jerry ...

National Information Technology Day

National IT Professionals Day is observed annually the third Tuesday in September to honor those we all rely on to keep us connected. Our IT Professionals are our unsung heros who make sure our desktops, laptops, mobile devices, applications, servers, ...

Parent-Teacher Conference Reminder

Don't forget that Monday, September 19, is parent-teacher conference day in JNPSD. Students will not be in school that day. We encourage you to meet with your child's teacher(s) between 10am and 6pm to discuss progress. Your participation is important to ...

We Are the Titans

Mark Evans, local filmmaker, has done an outstanding job of capturing the uniqueness of our 2016 Titans football team. Evans' film, This is Jacksonville Titans Football, acknowledges the commitment of Head Coach Barry Hickingbotham and his staff. It gives us ...

Coming Soon--Parent-Teacher Conferences!

Parent-teacher conferences for the Jacksonville North Pulaski Schools will be held Monday, September 19, 10am - 6pm. Parents/guardians are encouraged to meet with their child’s teacher(s) to discuss student progress. Communication between home and school is extremely important in providing ...

Titan Golfer Gets Medialist Honor

JHS boys' golf team competed in a three-team match last week at the Mountain Springs golf course in Cabot. Titan golfer Dallas Colford was the medialist of the nine-hole match shooting a low score of 41. Foster Rash followed shortly ...

Demolition is Underway

Demolition began Monday, August 15, at the former Jacksonville Middle School site to make way for the new Jacksonville High School.  A lot has changed since those buildings were constructed back in the 1950s especially in the delivery of education. ...

TITANS Take the Field September 2

In celebrating high school sports, KTHV Channel ll will feature the Jacksonville High School TITANS on Home Field Advantage September 2 beginning at 5am. Tom Brannon will lead JHS cheerleaders, band members, coaches and school staff in a high energy ...

ADE Announces School Bus Safety Campaign

Starting school is always an exciting time for Arkansas' students and their families. While academic achievement is a top priority, it is just as important to be mindful of student safety in and around school buses.  The Arkansas Department of ...

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