In the wake of the 2019-2020 school year ending before many school activities were able to complete their journey, I would like to recognize and congratulate the JHS Choir students that competed at the District level and qualified for the OSSAA State Vocal Competition, earning a 1st place Superior rating. This event was scheduled to … Continue reading JHS Vocal Students earn OSSAA State status
Month: March 2020
Metropolitan Library System – Community Libraries Story Time
Are you missing the library and our programs? I know that I can speak for all of our Community Libraries' staff that we are missing our patrons! Our libraries may be closed, but our staff is working hard to bring our resources to our communities. Our Children's Librarians, Miss Mary and Miss Shana, are putting … Continue reading Metropolitan Library System – Community Libraries Story Time
Metropolitan Library System Updates
We may be closed, but our staff have been working hard behind the scenes to help connect you with community and educational resources. We’re updating our website with links to help families, individuals, employees, businesses, seniors, job seekers, and more through the COVID-19 health crisis. Make sure you check out the family resources as well … Continue reading Metropolitan Library System Updates
The Jones Journal Celebrates 1 Year
Check out our top 5 stories and current giveaways as we celebrate our 1 year blog-iversary.
Jones School District Provides Meals During Shut-Down
Outside of Jones High School this morning, a group of administrators and nutrition staff gathered (6-feet apart, of course), to help distribute meals to children in the community during the state-wide school shut-down. Around 60 sack meals were given out this morning, from 9 am -11 am outside of the Steven's Chase Center. The breakfasts … Continue reading Jones School District Provides Meals During Shut-Down
Gird Up Your Garters! Granny Basketball Is Coming To Town
Granny Basketball is a 1920’s style of six-on-six basketball, and Jones is hosting a tournament this Sunday, March 15th at the Hayden Flowers Field House.
OSSAA Postpones State Tournament: Girls Basketball Team Rallies After Disappointment
Within minutes of the grand send-off of our state-bound basketball girls, the OSSAA announced that they were postponing all OSSAA sponsored activities for this weekend. This announcement not only impacted the Longhorns basketball team, but many other teams across the state. What was the cause behind the cancellation? On Wednesday evening, the Oklahoma City Thunder … Continue reading OSSAA Postpones State Tournament: Girls Basketball Team Rallies After Disappointment
Town Proclamation: Jones High School Lady Longhorn Week
Mayor Poland makes a proclamation honoring the accomplishments of the Girls Basketball Team. Unfortunately, games for the State Tournament have been postponed by the OSSAA.
Three Words That Helped Motivate the #2 Longhorns to the State Tournament
Coach Holbrook has motivated her team this season with a simple three word phrase.
New Trustee, Chris Branch, Appointed to Office
Chris Branch fills Tyler McElhaney's vacated seat on the Jones Board of Trustees. He will serve in this position until the next election in April 2021.