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    Jordan-Matthews High School, through the use of collaboration, technology driven lessons, and a focus on individual learning and growth is committed...

  • The Class of 2015 celebrates their first day as red-hot seniors!

  • Open House

    Mrs. Deaton greets parents and students at Open House

  • Link Crew 2014

    Mrs. Bass welcomes the class of 2018 at our first Link Crew session

  • JM students and parents in Toledo, Spain this summer.

  • UNC Music Camp

    JM Chorus students and Mr. Fry at concert of UNC Music Camp. Thanks, JM Arts for funding Summer Arts Scholarships!

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School Announcements
Parent Portal to View Student Grades Now Open
Parents and guardians: Our grade book portal is now open for you to check your child's grades. If your child went to JM last year, and you created an account, that account should still work. If your child did not attend JM last year, you will need to create a new account. Here is the link to the directions for creating that account.
 
To create the account, you will need your child's Access ID and Access password. You must pick this up ​in person, and you must have identification. Our interpreter, Mrs. Tobar, will have these information sheets, and she will verify parents' ID information. We cannot give this information over the telephone or send it home with students.
Order your JMHS class ring
JUNIORS:  On Tuesday, September 16, you may place an order for your Jordan-Matthews High School Class Ring during the lunches and in the evening from 5:00 – 7:00 PM in the school’s cafeteria.  Parents are invited to attend the evening ordering session.  A variety of ring styles, stones, and design options are available to you so you can customize your ring.  Information packets with the catalog and price sheet were distributed in a class meeting and extra packets are in the school’s main office. You may design your ring online at highschool.herffjones.com. The down payment required to place the order is $80 and you may pay the balance within one year of the order date.  Bring your completed order form or printed online design with your $80 down payment to the order table to place your order and get your finger professionally sized.
Get your ACT/SAT Fee Waiver Today!
You qualify for a ACT/SAT fee Waiver if:
1.You qualify for Free and Reduced lunch
2.You are an AVID or Upward Bound student
3.You have extenuating circumstances with a financial situation at home
**Fee waiver request must be submitted to Mrs. Hanner in the counseling office with a minimum of 24 hours notice!!!
Dancers needed!!
Do you like to dance?
 Would you like to perform in public and be part of a J-M Dance Event?" The World Language Club is looking for some Lady Jets who would like to participate in a Cumbia performance at the Hispanic Heritage night celebration here at our school. All interested girls should plan on attending our first practice!
Day and time: Thurs. September 11th 2014.
From 3:15pm to 4:00pm. Trailer 6
Questions? See Ms. Quiceno
Daily Schedule Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 9
We will follow this schedule for the rest of th first six weeks until we begin Launch. It is VERY important to be on time to first block each day--three tardies means a session of after-school detention.

1st  8:00-9:35
Break  9:35-9:50 (cafeteria open but no food service)
2nd 9:50-11:25
3rd 11:30-1:30
   1st 11:30-12:00
   2nd 12:15-12:45
   3rd 1:00-1:30

3rd 1:35-3:10
Students: Vote for the 2014-15 Yearbook Theme!
Students: Click here to vote for the theme for this year's yearbook!
Drivers Education
It is time to register for the fall driver education class.  You must be at least 15 years old by March 22, 2015.  Registration closes on Sept. 18, 2014.  If you don't preregister you will NOT be able to take the course!!  Class will begin on September 22(Monday) in the auditorium.  Last day will be Oct. 9th.  Class begins at 3:30. Required supplies for class: Laptop, 3 ring binder, pen and pencil.
College Information Updates
Seniors and parents: Sign up for text alerts on college information from our college adviser, Ms. Hatcher. Simply send a text message to 910-687-48753 that says “@jmstu” and follow the instructions. You or your student may also follow Ms. Hatcher on twitter: www.twitter.com/JMHS_CollegeAdv
 
Parent Letters in English and Spanish
Can't find the letter sent home to all families this summer with important dates and policies for this school year? Don't worry--download here: Parent Letter English, Parent Letter Spanish, Dress Code English, Dress Code Spanish.
Parking Passes for 2014-15 Now Available
Students may now purchase parking passes for 2014-15. Passes are $15, and students must have the following information: License number, license plate number, color, make and year of the vehicle. See Mrs. Tobar in the front office Monday-Thursday. All students must have a pass to park on campus, and if you lose you tag, you must purchase another one.
Fall 2014 Sports Schedules Available
Click here to download all Fall 2014 Sports Schedules
PowerSchool Parent Portal Registration

Jordan-Matthews High School is happy to announce that parents can begin registering for the PowerSchool Parent Portal today.  The PowerSchool Parent Portal is a website that will allow parents to see their student's grades as they are updated by teachers.

Parents are asked to complete a parent verification process before accessing their student's grade and schedule information via the Parent Portal.  This is a one-time process and need only be completed in subsequent years if families enroll new students within Chatham County Schools.  The parent verification process helps to ensure the safety and security of all student grade and class schedule information as required by federal law.  

The parent verification process requires three steps:

  1. Parents are invited to download, and complete, the parent verification form from the Chatham County Schools homepage located at: http://www.chatham.k12.nc.us/.  This form is also available from our school's front office if you do not have access to a printer or the Internet.
  2. Parents are then asked to present a separate completed form at each school where families have students attending a Chatham County School.
  3. Parents will need to present some form of photo identification at each school to ensure the safety and security of student information.  For parents who are unwilling, or unable, to provide photo identification they may seek a public notary of their choice to notarize the verification form.

Information will be provided so that parents can go online to activate their PowerSchool Parent Portal account, once the parent verification process has been completed.

Parents are also welcome to attend Jordan-Matthews High School on Wednesday, Nov. 20 from 6:30pm until 8pm to complete this process.  This is a great opportunity to complete the parent verification process and all schools that feed Jordan-Matthews High School will be present.  Parents who opt to have their verification notarized need to bring their notarized form with them to the event.  

We look forward to your participation in the PowerSchool Parent Portal!

New Page for Scholarship and Academic Program Information
Looking for notices about scholarships? Check the new Scholarships and Academic Programs link under "For Students" and "For Families" in the menu at the left. Want to receive email updates from this page? Click "Join this Fusion Page" on the right side of the page.