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Amy Sharp

School Buildings will remain closed through May 22, 2020. 

JCS Buildings to Remain Closed

JCS buildings will remain closed through May 22, 2020

An update from the JCS Director of Schools regarding details associated with the Governor's announcement about school closures as well as ongoing academic supports and meal services will be made via the auto-call system tomorrow evening (Thursday, April 16, 2020).


Changes in Meal Distribution 

Updates regarding changes in the JCS Student Meal Distribution plan are provided in the April 12, 2020 Press Release. Details were also shared via the auto call system on April 13, 2020. The following topics were detailed in the call and are available in the press release:

  • Changes and Updates Beginning Friday, April 17, 2020
    • Meals Provided Daily - Monday through Friday: 10 am-Noon.
    • All schools EXCEPT JCHS and JA will serve as Meal Distribution Sites.
    • Children will receive One (1) Breakfast and One (1) Lunch each day.
    • Parents are encouraged to pick up meals where the child attends school. Families with children in multiple schools may pick up at the location closest to their home.
  • Over the last three weeks, over 22,000 children were provided in excess of 108,000 meals by JCS at six sites throughout the county.
  • Please read the April 12, 2020 Press Release for additional details.

Tennessee's "Stay at Home Order" Extended through April 30, 2020

  • JCS Director of Schools shared via auto-call system on Monday, April 13, 2020, that Governor Bill Lee extended Tennessee's "Stay at Home Order through Thursday, April 30, 2020.
  • Students are encouraged to continue to work on academic packets and teachers will continue to support instruction and educational progress by utilizing multiple methods of technology.
  • In addition to classroom teachers, the JCS Homework Hotline is available for content and technical support.

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We appreciate your patience, support, and understanding in all matters associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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