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Four JPS Teachers Honored as Outstanding Educators

​ On Monday, August 25th and Tuesday, August 26th, 2014, four outstanding Jackson Public School educators were surprised during staff gatherings for being selected for the 2014 Outstanding Educators Award. Each year, Parents

JPS Teacher of the Year

JPS Superintendent Dr. Cedrick Gray announced the District’s top teacher Thursday, January 23, 2014, at Jim Hill High School. Biology teacher Susan Bender was named the 2014 Jackson Public Schools Teacher of

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From Life Shards to Cornerstones

In late August 2005, the Mississippi and Louisiana Gulf Coasts experienced one of the worst natural disasters in history. Communities along the Mississippi Coast were completely destroyed by Hurricane Katrina while

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