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County Boards Elect Officers

County Boards Elect Officers

The Jefferson County Commission, Jefferson County Budget Committee and Jefferson County School Board recently elected officers to hold various positions of service to the citizens. Commissioners elected Jefferson County Mayor Mark Potts to the position of Chair of the County Commission. Commissioners Kesterson, Douglas and Scarlett will serve respectively as Chair Pro Temp, Chaplin and […]

Jefferson County Schools Update Address, Dr. Shane Johnston, Director of Schools

Jefferson County Schools Update Address, Dr. Shane Johnston, Director of Schools

Distance Learning Day Scheduled For Jefferson County Schools on August 28, 2020

Distance Learning Day Scheduled For Jefferson County Schools on August 28, 2020

In a statement released by Dr. Shane Johnston, Director of Schools “We have now completed two full weeks of school and I want to thank everyone for all the different ways that groups have been supportive as we reopen school buildings. Families need to be aware that we are going to be implementing Distance Learning […]

Mask Clarification From DOE

Mask Clarification From DOE

Jefferson County Schools is committed to the safety of our students and employees. Since reopening school buildings for the 2020-2021 school year, the district has continued to provide updated guidance on procedures/protocols associated with the health and safety of all students, employees, and families. Over the first few days of school, there has been some […]

School Update, August 18, 2020

School Update, August 18, 2020

OFFICIAL SCHOOL CAMPUS START TIMES

OFFICIAL SCHOOL CAMPUS START TIMES

OFFICIAL SCHOOL CAMPUS START TIMES Dandridge Elementary PreK-5 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM Jefferson Academy 7:20 AM – 2:20 PM (Car Riders Only) Jefferson Elementary PreK-5 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM Jefferson Middle 6th-8th 8:00 AM – 3:05 PM Jefferson County High 10th-12th 8:05 AM – 3:05 PM (Main Campus) Jefferson County High 9th 8:00 […]

Randy Rogers, Athletics Director – What Will Sports Look Like This School Year?

Randy Rogers, Athletics Director – What Will Sports Look Like This School Year?

Mandy Schneitman – School Safety Protocols Amid Covid-19

Mandy Schneitman – School Safety Protocols Amid Covid-19

August 6, 2020 Update of Re-Opening Jefferson County Schools

August 6, 2020 Update of Re-Opening Jefferson County Schools

Welcome To Students & Parents from Department of Education Directors

Welcome To Students & Parents from Department of Education Directors

Update July 29, 2020 Jefferson County Schools Opening

Update July 29, 2020 Jefferson County Schools Opening

Tax Free Day Still A Go In Tennessee!

Tax Free Day Still A Go In Tennessee!

Despite rumors to the contrary, tax free day is still a go in Tennessee! This sales tax holiday is the perfect day to shop for the multitude of supplies your kids are going to need to start the new school year. During tax free day clothing items, school supplies, and school art supplies $100 or […]

School Board To Re-Vote Due To Transparency Concerns on Two School Building Program

School Board To Re-Vote Due To Transparency Concerns on Two School Building Program

The question of funding for a proposed two school building program to replace Jefferson Elementary School and Piedmont Elementary School was before the Jefferson County Commission recently and the request brought conversation from Commissioners both for and against the request. Director of Jefferson County Schools, Dr. Shane Johnston, addressed the funding body looking for the […]

Distance Learning Deadline, July 26, 2020 – Jefferson County Schools Guidance on Requirements for Re-Opening

Distance Learning Deadline, July 26, 2020 – Jefferson County Schools Guidance on Requirements for Re-Opening

First, Starting Monday, July 27, 2020 masks will be required in school buildings for employees, visitors to campus, and students in grades 6-12. Masks remain strongly encouraged for PreK-5th grade students. Everyone should expect more guidance on this in the coming weeks and this is subject to change based on updated guidance. Secondly, parents must […]

Jefferson County Schools Reopening Update

Jefferson County Schools Reopening Update

First Day Of School For Jefferson County Updated Information From DOE

First Day Of School For Jefferson County Updated Information From DOE

Announcement from Jefferson County Schools, Sunday, July 12, 2020 – Updated information concerning reopening of school buildings for 2020-2021. Be reminded that plans are being updated frequently and are subject to change prior to the start of school. Following today’s call, new written information will be posted on the district’s webpage and social media sites […]

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