Jefferson's Got Talent!

The Jefferson County Middle/High School Band will be hosting a talent show on March 13, 2015 at the Auditorium on Water Street. Doors open at 6:00 PM and the show starts at 7:00 PM. The show will feature talent from students of JCMHS in the way of singing, dancing, and drama. All proceeds go to benefit the Jefferson County Middle/High School Band. Tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door. Please contact Mr. Jeremy George for any questions. Select the image below to download a copy the flyer. 

JCMHS Band News

In January, students auditioned and were selected to represent Jefferson County in the Big Bend All District Band. The All District Band is comprised of students from Leon, Gadsden, Wakulla, Jefferson, and Franklin Counties. Middle and High Schools from each district sends a group of students to audition then the top 100 students will be placed based on their audition scores. Three students from Jefferson County Middle/High were selected out of the 600+ students who auditioned:

Kahree Hill placed 6th chair MS trumpet.

Ashonee Anthony placed 1st chair MS baritone.

Damon Morris placed 8th chair HS trombone.


Zachary Bell Recognized as District's Top STEM Student

Jefferson County Middle/High School Student, Zackary Bell, joined peers February 19 - 20, 2015 in Orlando, FL during the 2015 Sunshine State Scholars program. Bell was recognized as the district's highest-achieving science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) student. Bell is a member of JROTC at Jefferson County Middle/High School where he serves as Battalion XO (Chief Executive Officer). Bell has aspirations of joining the United States Navy and pursuing a career in engineering.  

During the event, scholars recognized teachers in their district who have significantly influenced and guided them. Bell chose Mr. Wille Saffo, STEM Mentor Teacher and Advisor at JCMHS. "This is indeed an honor to have been chosen by one of your students. To know that you have touched and made a positive difference in the lives of your students is an awesome feeling and I thank Zack. We are extremely proud of Zack and congratulate him on his accomplishments," said Mr. Saffo.

Congratulations Zack! The Jefferson County School District wishes you the best of luck on your future endeavors!

Florida Standards Assessment Test


Jefferson County Schools will be administering the the Paper and Computer Based Florida Standards Assessments (FSA), ELA Writing, ELA Reading/Mathematics beginning in March 2015. 

If you or your student would like to gain familiarity with the item types and response formats your student will see on the FSA assessments, sample test questions and answer keys are available at

The schools will be getting specific dates and time to you. Please review these dates and times to be sure your student is in attendance. 

For more information about the FSA assessment program, please visit the FSA Portal at  

Thank you for supporting your student and encouraging him or her to do his or her best during this test administration.

Also, please see the attached parent letters for 4th grade and 5th grade students that covers the FSA Writing Assessment:


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