A Message from the Principal

Welcome to the new and improved Jacksonville Middle School and the 2016-17 school year! The JMS team is thrilled to have your student in our building in this inaugural year of the Jacksonville North Pulaski School District. It is our mission to provide the students entrusted to us with the best effort we can give and the best educational opportunities we can provide. We look forward to serving the people of Jacksonville and the surrounding community, and most especially your children.
— Mike Hudgeons

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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 ...

JMS Students Published

Last fall, as part of the Writers in the Schools program, University of Arkansas graduate students worked with Jacksonville Middle School students and teachers. The goal was to help students gain confidence with written and verbal communication skills and to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

JMS Band Receives Excellent Rating

The Jacksonville Middle School Band participated in the Region I Concert Assessment Saturday, March 4. The band received a composite 2-excellent rating both on stage and in sight-reading. This is the highest rating the band has received since 2011.  All ...

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 ...

JMS Girls to Attend Girls of Promise Conference

Congratulations to Kaitlyn Brooks, Faith Shelton, Nyla Fears, Natalie Barbosa and Caley Sample! These JMS eighth graders have been selected to attend the Girls of Promise STEM conference April 13-14 in Little Rock. The program encourages girls to continue pursuing ...

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 ...

Students Get Hands-On Experience at Tech Fair

JNPSD gifted and talented students Madison Holmes from Bayou Meto Elementary, Janiyah Lee from Pinewood Elementary and Austin Hartman and Grace Shelton from Jacksonville Middle School had a chance to learn from the experts at the Mills Education Service Cooperative ...

Academics Matter to JMS Lady Titans

The very purpose of school based athletic programs is to provide an education in values. Personal values such as discipline, dedication, confidence, work ethic, and character as well as social values like citizenship, respect and sportsmanship are among the many ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

JMS EAST Students Spread Holiday Cheer

Jacksonville Middle School EAST students visited the Woodland Hills Rehabilitation Center in Jacksonville today. They delivered Christmas cards EAST students created using Google Docs, Inkscape, and Pencil2D software. We would like to say thank you to Tyler, the Activity Director, ...

KaShayla Higgins Helps Others

KaShayla Higgins, an 8th grade EAST student at Jacksonville Middle School, is all smiles as she assists students in Mr. Glen Byrd’s class. KaShayla helps students with technology skills and other projects. She documents her daily activities for her EAST ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

JMS Chili Bowl November 7

Always a fun event and for a worthy cause, Jacksonville Middle School invites you to Chili Bowl Monday, November 7, 4:30pm in the school’s cafeteria. You can warm up with a hot bowl of chili and cheer on JMS student ...

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 ...

Time to Order Your JMS Yearbook

It's National Yearbook Week and time to order your Jacksonville Middle School yearbook. Josten's is giving away a GOPRO* camera. To enter, click here to purchase a yearbook online. Yearbooks are $30 and the contest ends October 17. Thank you!

Jacksonville Middle School will Host Fall Showcase

Jacksonville Middle School will host its annual Fall Showcase October 25, 2016, 5:30-7:30pm in the school’s auditorium. The event will feature school programs, clubs and activities. This is a great opportunity to bring Jacksonville Middle School families and the community ...

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 ...

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 ...

JMS Lady Titans Win

The Jacksonville Middle School volleyball team took its first win against the Jacksonville Lighthouse Charter School last week at JMS. Congratulations Lady Titans!

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. ...

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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