Old Timers Day Cancelled

In a 3-1 decision of the Jones Board of Trustees, the 2020 Jones Old Timer’s Day celebration has been cancelled. School administration stated that the children’s choir performances would be unlikely this year. This is considered the biggest draw for the annual event. Concerns of Covid-19 and limited funding pushed the board to make this … Continue reading Old Timers Day Cancelled

FBC Jones Hosts Vacation Bible School

The First Baptist Church of Jones is making a splash this summer, welcoming children from Pre-K through 6th grade to attend Vacation Bible School. Mark your calendar for July 30th - August 1st from 8:30 am - 11 am. VBS is a summer staple in Jones, and the church has been working hard to make … Continue reading FBC Jones Hosts Vacation Bible School

Jones School Board Approves Return to School Plan

At the rescheduled Jones School Board meeting on Monday evening, the board members approved the return to school plan. The only change made to the plan was a grade level requirement for masks, as opposed to the original age level requirement that was initially proposed. All students from 2nd grade and up will be required … Continue reading Jones School Board Approves Return to School Plan

Missy Wilkinson Appointed Jones Trustee

Last Tuesday, the Jones Board of Trustees voted unanimously to appoint Missy Wilkinson to Teresa Shuffield's vacated seat. Missy is a long-time resident of Jones, graduating from Jones High School in 1997. After graduation, she received a degree in Multidisciplinary Studies from the University of Oklahoma. They say that a tree's strength lies in its … Continue reading Missy Wilkinson Appointed Jones Trustee

Jones School District Releases Preview of Back to School Protocol

On Thursday, July 16th, Jones Superintendent Carl Johnson released the preliminary back to school plan for the district. The plan was scheduled to be presented to the School Board on Monday, July 13, but the meeting was postponed due to a lack of quorum. Several members of the school board were self-quarantined due to close … Continue reading Jones School District Releases Preview of Back to School Protocol