If you have a moment, Google the phrase "The Lost Year in Education." What you will find is hundreds of articles that lament the 2020-2021 school year. Articles of defeat and depression, of despair and dismay. A year that is lost, and nowhere to be found. John Steinbeck once said that "Time is the only … Continue reading Editorial: In a Year Like No Other, The Jones School District Deserves Recognition
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
Teachers and staff at Jones Elementary give extra cleaning supplies to Oak Hills Care Center.
Corona Virus has shut down classrooms across the state, but teachers get creative to see their students.
Small businesses impacted by COVID-19 can apply for financial assistance through our local BancFirst branch.
During a crisis, our small town knows how to care for its people. Check out this list of our community's resources during the COVID-19 business closures.
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