• Jefferson High School Freshman Orientation
    Tuesday, August 12, 2014
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    Jefferson High freshman students and parents are invited to an orientation to meet the administration, receive their schedules, walk the building, and try lockers from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 12, 2014. The orientation will begin in the auditorium. Counselors will be available for questions or concerns.
    Washington High School Freshman Orientation
    Wednesday, August 13 and Thursday, August 14
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    The Washington High School orientation programs for incoming freshman students and their parents will be held on August 13 and August 14.  Students whose last names begin with A-K should plan to attend on Wednesday, August 13.  Students whose last names begin with L-Z will attend on Thursday, August 14.
    Both sessions will begin promptly at 6:00 p.m. in the school auditorium. Attendees should enter the building through the event doors, which are located directly across from the stadium ticket booth.  
    After the orientation session, students will receive their schedules and be able to tour the building with their parents.  No freshman schedules will be distributed before this time. 

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    School Immunization Requirements for

    7th and 12th Graders

    Students entering 7th and 12th grades in West Virginia are required to have the following shots before they can begin classes:

    • 7th graders must show proof of a dose of Tdap vaccine and a dose of the meningitis vaccine (MCV4).
    • 12th graders also must show proof of a single dose of Tdap and a second dose of the meningitis vaccine.
    Click here for full details regarding requirements.

    Please direct any questions concerning immunization requirements to Julie Gray, RN at the Jefferson County Health Department by telephone (304-728-8416) or email (

    For more information, please contact: Mary Ellen Lloyd, JCS Facilitator of Student Support Services, by telephone (304-728-9235) or email (
    The Jefferson County Health Department is currently holding immunization clinics
    every Thursday from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m.

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  •  Summer Food  

    JCS Summer Food Program at Ranson Elementary School

     July 8th -  July 31st

    Monday through Thursday only!

     Breakfast:  8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

    Lunch:  11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 

     Meals are free for all children ages 1 – 18. 

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  • The Trinity MEaL Provides Meals to Children During the Summer
    June 23rd to August 15th

    The Trinity MEaL - Bolivar United Methodist Church, St. John Lutheran Church and St. John's Episcopal Church in collaboration with the Jefferson County Council on Aging, announces their sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program.

    Lunch and Snacks are open to all children, ages 18 years and under, who would like to participate.  Free meals for children will be served at the following sites from June 23 to August 15, 2014.

    -Bolivar United Methodist Church (1215 W Washington Street, Harpers Ferry)

    Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, Lunch 12noon-1:00pm, Activities 1:00-1:45pm, Snack 1:45-2:00pm

    -St. John Lutheran Church (950 W Washington Street, Harpers Ferry)

    Tuesday and Thursday, Lunch 12noon-1:00pm, Activities 1:00-1:45pm, Snack from 1:45-2:00pm

    -St. John’s Episcopal Church (898 W Washington Street, Harpers Ferry)

    Tuesday and Thursday, Activities 1:00-1:45pm, Snack from 1:45-2:00pm

    -Blue Ridge Mountain Volunteer Fire Department (181 Keyes Gap Road, Mission Road)

    Tuesday and Thursday, Lunch 12noon-1:00pm, Activities 1:00-1:45pm, Snack 1:45-2:00pm

    -Jefferson County Council on Aging Senior Center (103 W 5th Avenue, Ranson)

    Monday-Friday, Lunch 12noon-1:00pm, Activities 1:00-1:45pm, Snack 1:45-2:00pm

    For more information about the Trinity MEaL Summer Meals to Children and Seniors, please call Pastor John Unger at (304) 535-3105 or


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  • Jefferson County Schools
    2014 High School and Middle School Summer Programs
    High School Summer Program
    Jefferson High School
    4141 Flowing Springs Road
    Shenandoah Junction, WV 25442
    NovaNet Courses:  June 23rd - July 18th

    8:00 a.m -11:00 a.m.
    Health & P.E. Semester One:  June 23rd - July 11th

    Health & P.E. Semester Two:  July 14th - July 31st
    8:00 a.m. -12:45 p.m.

    Holiday - July 4, 2014

    Middle School Summer Program 
    Wildwood Middle School
    1209 Shenandoah Junction Road
    Shenandoah Junction, WV 25442
    June 23 - July 18, 2014

    Hours: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

     Holiday July 4, 2014


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    Summer School Bus Transportation
    Click here for the Summer School 2014 Transportation Schedule
    Students should be at the bus stop 5 minutes before scheduled pick up time.

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  •  WV University Health Care
    Sports Physicals Available
     West Virginia University Urgent Care Centers in Charles Town and Inwood are offering $20 sports physicals from now until August 30th.  Click here for details. Click here for JCS Athletic Physical Form.

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  • Jefferson County Schools 2014 -2015 School Year Calendar
    The Jefferson County Schools 2014 - 2015 School Year calendar has been approved by the Jefferson County Board of Education and the West Virginia Department of Education.

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    Jefferson County
    RESA 8 Head Start/Pre-K Registration
    2014 – 2015 School Year

    Parents in Jefferson County are encouraged to register their children for the 2014 – 2015 school year. The free program is for children who will turn 4-years-old on or before August 31, 2014.
    Where: RESA 8 Head Start/Pre-Kindergarten Site, 221 Warm Springs Road, Shenandoah Junction, WV 25442
    When: After June 9th, Tuesdays 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    What to bring: Child’s Birth Certificate, Proof of Income, Your child’s immunization record, Your child’s Social Security number (optional).
    For additional information, please contact RESA 8 Head Start/Pre-Kindergarten at 304-724-9942

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  • e-alert registration
    Subscribe to E-Alert Updates, including School Open, Delay, and Closing notifications.  In order to provide the best possible communication between Jefferson County Schools and your household, we request that you register on our website. Once registered, you can subscribe for E-Alerts from sites and sections you find relevant on the JCS website, including E-Alerts from the School Open/Delay/Closing Status Page.  Click here to learn more.

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