JHS students: I have scheduled Ms. Carly Dyer from the Bureau of Indian Affairs to be at Jones High School on December 6 at 9:30 am. This event will be held in the library. She will be in to help students learn how to write a resume for a federal government position. She will also help you learn how to navigate the USA Jobs website to find various job openings, and she will also answer any FAFSA questions and provide FAFSA Completion assistance. Federal jobs include any and all jobs at tinker, FAA, National Park Service, etc. Even if you are not able to apply right now, it would be good for you to have the information being presented. They will be providing food and drinks so if you are interested in attending please sign up with MR. Moses so he can provide them an accurate head count
Let's get ready for our semester tests with festive dress-days! Dress-Up Days run from Dec. 12-16. These dress-up days are for high school students and must respect the school dress code. Happy Holidays!
JHS Seniors: One Last reminder that the deadline for the $3000 Community Foundation Scholars Scholarship and the Jones High School Scholarship are both approaching quickly. Deadline is December 6 for both of these scholarships. The attached flyer has directions to apply for the Community Foundation Scholars Scholarship. It is same process to apply for the Jones High School Scholarship. If you have any questions see Mr. Moses. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/241/Jones_High_School/2603144/CFS_Fall_Scholarship_Flyers__1_.pdf
JHS December Events and Reminders:
Congratulations to JHS Senior, Kayleigh Patterson! Kayleigh has been awarded University Scholarship to University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma(USAO) in Chickasha in the amount of 6500.00. Way to go Kayleigh. #ITSAGREATDAYTOBEALONGHORN #FUTUREDROVER
JHS SENIORS: HELP US FIND THE NEXT GENERATION OF ENERGY LEADERS! Each year, the OERB awards up to $500,000 to students majoring in petroleum-related fields at the University of Oklahoma (OU), the University of Tulsa (TU), Oklahoma State University (OSU) and Oklahoma City University (OCU). This includes incoming freshmen. Petroleum-related majors include: Petroleum Engineering, Geosciences, and Energy Management. Each OERB Petroleum Scholar has the opportunity to be awarded up to $17,500 in scholarships throughout their college career. Freshman- $2,000 Sophomore- $3,000 Junior- $5,000 Senior- $7,500 Please join me in helping your high school seniors get the money they need to JUMP-START THEIR FUTURE by encouraging them to apply today at OERB.com/scholarships! The 2023-2024 application is open until March 1st, 2023 and takes less than 30 minutes to complete. Last year nearly 50% of students that applied were awarded scholarships! OERB's scholarships are sponsored by the 2,500+ producers and thousands of royalty owners in Oklahoma. The industry directly employs 140,000 Oklahomans and has an average salary of $104,000. The next generation of oil and natural gas professionals will continue to help produce the resources that fuel our modern world while finding new ways to reduce the environmental footprint.
Remember to purchase your tickets! You can use a card through the link below or by cash... just email Mrs. Neal at email@example.com and your ticket will be emailed to you! This event will raise funds for Art Club and Prom! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/paint-4-prom-tickets-453994950117
JHS Students: This is the last week to purchase tickets! Don't miss out on this event.
Congratulations to JHS Senior, Kendall Blackstone! Kendall has been awarded the Academic Excellence Award to Oklahoma State University in the amount of $9000.00. Way to go Kendall! #ITSAGREATDAYTOBEALONGHORN
💚🤘It's been 2 years in the making, but TODAY is the DAY our Lil' Longhorns get to OFFICIALLY MEET THEIR NEW SCHOOL HOME🤘💚JPS could not be PROUDER of the Community Commitment to bring such an AMAZING FACILITY to our town. 💚💚We will begin "having school" in the New Wing the Monday after Thanksgiving Break. Please be looking for communication from teachers, emails & social media for procedural updates on dropoff & pickup routines. 💚🤘💚🤘💚🤘💚🤘 IT'S😁A😁GREAT😁DAY😁TO😁BE 😁 LONGHORN
Jones High School is proud of you Sean! #JHSalumni #ITSAGREATDAYTOBEALONGHORN
JHS Seniors planning to become teachers: The Oklahoma State School Boards Foundation will once again present the Dr. Bob Mooneyham Memorial Scholarship this spring to a deserving Oklahoma high school senior. Moving forward, we will be focused on students who plan to become Oklahoma educators. That’s correct! Now it’s the Dr. Bob Mooneyham Memorial Scholarship for Future Teachers, and the change just feels right. This is a way for us to honor Dr. Mooneyham’s legacy, to support future educators and to make a difference for Oklahoma students. We know your classrooms are full of amazing students you would love to return to your district one day as certified members of your team. We hope you will share this scholarship opportunity with eligible students who plan to major in education. Applications for the one-year $5,000 scholarship are due by Jan. 13. The application can be completed online at ossba.org/scholarship. To qualify, the candidate: Must be a high school student who will earn a diploma from an Oklahoma public high school during the 2022-23 school year. Must have plans to pursue a degree at an accredited Oklahoma college, university or career technology center beginning in the fall of 2023. Must have a minimum 3.0 unweighted high school GPA Must have a minimum 20 ACT or 1040 SAT score Must plan to major in education Must plan to be an Oklahoma educator Financial need will also be considered. https://www.ossba.org/scholarship/
JHS Juniors and Seniors: I have scheduled Ms. Carly Dyer from the Bureau of Indian Affairs to be at Jones High School on December 6 to host a working lunch. This event will be held in the library. She will be in to help students learn how to write a resume for a federal government position. She will also help you learn how to navigate the USA Jobs website to find various job openings, and she will also answer any FAFSA questions and provide FAFSA Completion assistance. Federal jobs include any and all jobs at tinker, FAA, National Park Service, etc. Even if you are not able to apply right now, it would be good for you to have the information being presented. They will be providing lunch so if you are interested in attending please sign up with MR. Moses so he can provide them and accurate head count.
Congratulations to JHS senior, Jessica Dooty. Jessica will be continuing her education at the University of Oklahoma. She has been awarded the University Scholarship in the amount of $10000.00. Way to go Jessica! #ITSAGREATDAYTOBEALONGHORN
JHS Juniors and Seniors interested in the United States Space Force: Jones High School will have the Air Force Recruiter and a Space Force Board Member speaking in College Prep on Tuesday December 13. If you are not in college Prep and want to sit in on this presentation there will be a sign up sheet outside Coach Brunk's classroom.
Junior Class will begin selling Santa Grams after Thanksgiving to raise funds for prom! If any parents would like to send one to their kiddos, or if you would like to spread cheer and donate a gift to our students, please email Mrs. Neal at firstname.lastname@example.org. These are only for high school students! Check the flyer below!
Senior t-shirts are on sale now! Order forms are available in Ms. Norman's room and in the office until December 9th!