• Mrs. Crawford honored Believe in Better Award Our Own Mrs. Crawford Receives the MCSD Believe In Better Award 

    What a fun surprise it was for our very own Jacqueline Crawford, who was honored at the MCSD board meeting as one of our county's best.  Mrs. Crawford was nominated for her joyful attitude, her technical ability to troubleshoot and repair issues with software and hardware, and the special relationships she builds with the students. "She often stays late into the afternoons to be sure all is well for meetings, academic competitions and special presentations. She truly lives The Golden Rule and is a model and inspiration for what it means to be filled with JMS Fox Pride.”

    Also honored were Brandi Cook-Gammell, Karen Graham, and Maribeth Osborn, who were nominated from their schools as well.  The Believe In Better Award is presented to individuals who have been recognized by their colleagues as a person who will go above and beyond their job description. 

  • Amazing Ms. Woddberry Our Very Own Ms. Monette Woodberry is Marion County Schools’ Phenomenal Support Staff of the Week!

    There was festivity and excitement in the air at Johnakin this morning when Dr Bethea paid a surprise visit to our school to bestow upon our very own Ms. Monette Woodberry the honor of MCS Phenomenal Support Staff of the week!  Ms. Monette was nominated by 8th grader Jaquan Willamson who said she always makes lunchtime special for the JMS Foxes.  Congratulations Ms. Monette!


  • Marcus Ford, Emerging Teacher

    Each year Marion County Schools honors a first-year techer who exemplifies the best and brightest in the field of education.  JMS is proud to present our 7th and 8th Grade Social Studies teacher Marcus Ford as the Emerging Teacher for 2018!  Mr. Ford was announced at the MCSD end-of-year assembly to the enthusiastic cheers of his fellow JMS Foxes. Here he poses with proud mom and MCSD Intructional Coach Ms. LaTonya Yates-Ford. Way to go, Mr. Ford, you are Fox Pride at its finest!

  • Amazing Mrs. Edwards Our Very Own Ms. Evelyn T. Edwards is Marion County’s Phenomenal Teacher of the Week!  

    Ms. Edwards, our 7th grade ELA teacher, was nominated by 8th grader Hannah Wheeler who cited the positive impact Ms. Edwards had made in her life.  Ms. Edwards says she bases her teaching philosophy on the importance of work ethic, which starts at home, but continues in the classroom.  Ms. Edwards exemplifies the values and models a passion for teaching that puts JMS in the news and shows how our JMS Foxes  Believe in BETTER! Congratulations, Mrs. Edwards!

    See the video here at  https://www.youtube.com/embed/Gcr2bHUfh-k?rel=0t