JMHS student, Savanna Sykes, went to Sheriff's camp this summer. This camp teaches students about respect. both for oneself and others. Lessons on crime scene investigation, mock crash scenes and even dances are part of this camp experience. Savannah would recommend this camp to her peers. She says it is super fun and the staff are very nice and funny.
JMHS freshman, Kiera Conner, attended the Entrepeneurship Summit this past summer at Camp Horseshoe. The camp teaches students about owning and operating small town businesses. Students at this camp travel to different WV tourist attractions and meet new friends while doing it. Kiera would recommend this camp to her peers. She was happy to experience new things in a fun, safe environment.
JMHS students, Carter Brown, Kameryn Fields, Alyssa Hoover and Kayla Massey, attended Hidden Promise this summer. Students attending Hidden Promise will have the opportunity to earn a full tuition scholarship at Glenville State College upon graduation. At this camp, students worked on ACT prep and test taking strategies while learning about college life. Students stay in the dorms at Glenville State College, meet professors and sit in on some college classes. All four students would recommend this program to their peers. Kameryn and Kayla are even planning to return next year!
JMHS seniors, Cade and Carson Fisher, attended the prestigious Rhododendron Girls' State camp this summer. This is a one week camp at Wheeling Jesuit University. Scholar students are nominated to attend this camp each year. Student campers participate in a mock government for the week where they learn about all levels of government including federal, county and city. Campers discover resources available specifically for women in government. Both Cade and Carson would recommend this camp to future students.
JMHS sophomores, Megan Amos and Brady Davis, spent a week this summer at the YLA Leadership Summit located at Camp Horseshoe. At this camp, students learn leadership skills and networking techniques while studying government design and current public issues. Megan and Brady shared that they would recommend this experience to other students because of the life lessons learned, leadership skills developed and friendships made.
August 1 will be the first day of football and soccer practice.
August 8 will be the first day of volleyball practice.
August 15, 2016 will be the first day of the 2017 school year. Let's have a great year!
Be a Maverick!
Incoming freshmen and their parents are invited to attend Freshmen Orientation on August 9, 2016. Students will get their schedules at this time. They will be given time to meet and greet with one another and some current JMHS students, as well as, tour the school with a member of the JMHS National Honor Society. We hope to see all incoming freshmen there!