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Jefferson County Schools Receive Assessment Scores
The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) released the 2013-14 state annual assessment scores recently. Jefferson County Schools (JCS) ranked in the top ten school districts for all subject areas: math, language arts, science and social studies.
Jefferson County Schools placed 1st in Science Proficiency, 2nd in Social Studies, 6th in Reading Proficiency and 8th in Math Proficiency.
“The latest state report underscores the success and continuing growth in student achievement in Jefferson County Schools,” said Susan Wall, Superintendent of Jefferson County Schools. “This success, and our commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, is a reflection of the essential collaboration and engagement of students, teachers, parents, staff and our community."
To access the complete report, please visit ZoomWV at http://wvde.state.wv.us/zoomwv/
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Enterovirus D68 Focus of State Initiative
The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) and the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) are working closely together throughout the school year focusing on making sure infection control guidelines and prevention measures are in place in West Virginia schools to combat Enterovirus D68.
Enteroviruses are very common viruses; there are more than 100 types. Enterovirus infections are typically seasonal occurring in the summer and fall. People infected with enterovirus can have respiratory, rash, neurologic, gastrointestinal and cardiac illness. Most infected people have no symptoms or only mild symptoms, but some infections can be serious.
The JCS Anonymous Reporting program is intended to facilitate the reporting of sensitive information to Jefferson County School District officials, including information regarding student safety, violence, drug use, or students who may be in need of assistance. Information submitted in the Anonymous Reporting form will be forwarded electronically to a predetermined list of school officials, and to local enforcement agencies if applicable. Click here to access the Anonymous Reporting Form. If it is an emergency, please call 911 immediately.
The Jefferson County Board of Education last year approved a middle school redistricting plan for the 2014 - 2015 school year. The realignment of the county's middle school population supports the ongoing goal of providing the best instructional environment for students. Superintendent Susan K. Wall said Jefferson County Schools looks forward to working with parents and students to help them transition into a new school community, which will help move more students into traditional classrooms, providing a better instructional and safer environment for learning. Click here to learn more.
|Jefferson County Schools has released its new mobile application for use with the Android and Apple operating systems. The free app, now available for download on iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon, provides information surrounding the daily operations of Jefferson County Schools. Click here for more information.|
8:30 AM - 11:30 PM Jefferson County Science Fair - Harpers Ferry Middle School