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    Pinellas County Schools officials want to remind parents of seventh-graders to provide their children's schools with documentation that their children have received the Tdap vaccine.

    The Florida Department of Health requires that all students entering seventh grade must receive the Tdap vaccine, which protects against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough). All seventh-grade students need to show proof of Tdap immunization before starting school. This requirement is in addition to other immunization requirements that are grade-appropriate.

    Health care providers should document the Tdap vaccine on the Florida Certificate of Immunization. Parents of seventh-grade students should make sure to bring this form to their children's school before the first day of school. Seventh-graders will not be allowed to attend class if schools do not have this form on file. Many students have already received the Tdap vaccine and simply need to supply proof to their schools. The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County provides free vaccines for children. For more information, please call the district's Health Services department at (727) 588-6320.

    Click here for more information regarding Tdap Immunization.


    Student Supply List:


    • Backpack
    • *Face masks*
    • Pencils/pens (black & blue ink only)
    • Paper (wide or college ruled)
    • Folder for each class (prongs & pockets; 5-8 recm.)



    • Handheld pencil sharpener
    • Highlighter(s)
    • Pencil pouch
    • 3x5 notecards
    • Thumb drive
    • Binder (2” recm.)
    • 2-5 composition notebooks
    • Small bottle of hand sanitizer
    • CLEAR refillable water bottle (must be clear) 
    • Personal earbuds / headphones (for computer use)


    Please make sure all items are labeled with your student’s name! If your student is returning to face-to-face / traditional school, they MUST HAVE A MASK!!


     Yearbook Information:

    If you have ordered a yearbook and were not able to receive it when the distribution window occured, please call the school and to schedule a time to pick it up.


    Incoming 6th Grade Virtual Tour

    This year, JHMS will be conducting its first ever virtual tour! Please stay tuned for upcoming details regarding this exciting orientation!


    Returning to Schools Information: 

    The 2020-2021 school year's new official first day of school has been delayed until August 24, 2020. 

    There are three learning options for the 2020-2021 school year. Option details as follows:

    1. Traditional Learning: Remain enrolled in your 2020-21 assigned school and keep your seat within your District Application Program.

      Traditional, face-to-face, instruction at your 2020-2021 assigned school with PCS protocols for health and safety in place aligned to the approved student calendar and bell times.

      For more information, click the following link.

    2. MyPCS Online Learning: 

      Remain enrolled in your 2020-2021 assigned school and keep your seat within your District Application Program.

      Nine-week commitment to full-time digital learning.

      All instruction will be delivered virtually, following a daily schedule (live-lessons each day) aligned to the approved student calendar and bell times. 

      Students are expected to be present and engage in virtual instruction each day within the designated schedule. 

      Students can participate in athletics, extra-curricular activities and clubs as any other student enrolled in the school.

      Families will be able to extend this option each quarter so long as it is offered by the district. For more information, click the following link.

    3. Pinellas Virtual School: 

      Enroll as a student at Pinellas Virtual School (no longer enrolled in your assigned school and do not keep a seat within a District Application Program.

      Full semester (18 weeks) commitment for enrollment as a full-time student (6 courses).

      All instruction is delivered virtually and is self-paced.

      All assignments, assessments and required direct contact hours/processes with virtual teacher successfully completed within 16-18 weeks.

      This option has been available to students for several years. For more information, click the following link.

    At this time, the student reservation system is closed for selecting an option. We thank everyone for doing their best to meet the district's deadline of July 27. If you were unable to select an option by this deadline, it is recommended that you contact your school to ensure that your request is accomodated. 


    Extended Meal Distribution

    As the first day of school has been officially pushed back, PCS will continue to provide free meal distributions until August 19.

    FREE weekly breakfast and lunch packages will continue to be distributed on Wednesdays from 8:00am to 11:00am at participating school locations. For further details, click the following link.


    Meal Distribution for the 2020-2021 School Year:

    This upcoming year, PCS will be providing meal distributions for students who are enrolled in Traditional School AND MyPCS Online! To learn more about the distributions for each learning option, click the following link.



    JHMS Vision Statement: 100% student success by modeling Trojan PRIDE expectations daily. 

    JHMS Mission Statement: To prepare each and every student to be knowledgeable, open-minded, critical thinkers that have a mutual respect for all cultures.

    Administrative Team  

    Administrative Team (Pictured Above From Left to Right)

    Monica McIntosh (8th Grade AP), Kimberly Vongsyprasom (6th Grade AP & Magnet Coordinator), Nicole (Martin) Harazin (7th Grade AP), Carlmon Jones (Principal)

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Virtual Awards Ceremony

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