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2020-2021 Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Mr. David Spearman, Drama Teacher.  Mr. Spearman was selected by J.L. Mann teachers to serve as the 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year!


Coat Drive

JL Mann Basketball and Wrestling are sponsoring a coat drive during the week of December 2nd-6th. New and gently used coats will be collected through 4th period classes. Additionally coats will be collected at the home Varsity basketball game on 12/6.

Please have your bring in coats to support this initiative by our Basketball and Wrestling teams.

Thank you for your support of JL Mann Athletics!


Senior Announcement

Seniors!

Class of 2020! Make Up Senior Portraits will be taken on November 11th, 2019! Do not try to take your senior portraits during underclassmen photo day! Sign Up here !!

Final Deadline for Senior Quotes is 11/12! Submit them here!

Senior Ads: Go here! or bring Ad forms with payment and pictures to room 808!

Baby Pat pictures are due December 7th to jlmannyearbook@gmail.com or to room 808


2019-2020 J.L. Mann Midterm Exam Schedule

Midterm Exam

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Ace Award Nominations

Time to nominate an ACE award recipient for 2020!  

This award goes to one female and one male senior “Unsung Hero” who has overcome tremendous odds to achieve wonderful things in their churches, schools, homes or communities but have not been recognized for doing so.  

Please nominate a senior today!

http://coaches4character.com/ace-awards.html


J. L. Mann Receives an EXCELLENT Rating!

J. L. Mann High School State Report Card

Above is the link to our School Report Card, released October 1, 2019 by the State Department of Education.  Based on a number of factors, each school in the state has been rated as excellent, good, average, below average, or unsatisfactory.

These report cards factor in multiple data points, test scores and surveys. The report attempts to measure a school’s academic achievement, student progress, college and career readiness and school climate. The reports will also include data on English Learners’Progress, Student Safety, and Financial information. High School reports will factor in graduation rates.

If you have any questions or concerns related to our school’s ratings, feel free to contact our principal via email or phone.

https://www.screportcards.com/


2020 National Merit Scholarship Program Semifinalists

Congratulations to the 6 J.L. Mann students who were recognized as 2020 National Merit Semifinalists. 

These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million that will be offered next spring. To be considered for a Merit Scholarship® award, Semifinalists must fulfill several requirements to advance to the Finalist level of the competition. Over 90 percent of the Semifinalists are expected to attain Finalist standing, and about half of the Finalists will win a National Merit Scholarship, earning the Merit Scholar® title.  Read more

 


Technology Fee and Class Dues

Technology Fee

All JL Mann students will pay a Technology Fee for the 2019-2020 School Year that will serve, in part, to protect students who have accidental damages occur with the device. The Technology Fee is based upon where students fall under the Pupils in Poverty Index (PIP)- formerly free/reduced lunch.  For more information about what the technology fee covers and does not cover go to https://sites.google.com/greenvilleschools.us/jlpersonalized/general-information/repair-policy. 

Class Dues

Class dues are paid by each student yearly. They are $25.00 per student ($5.00 for PIP students). These dues are used to pay for the following:

class activities associated with school culture and instruction
paperback copy of the book chosen for the School Wide Book Read in January
25 prints per month from their Chromebooks
each class account rolls over to ultimately pay for their Senior Graduation (Timmons Arena rental, programs, decorations). Last year graduation expenses totaled $7,000.00.

*Students who do not pay their Class Dues or their Technology Fee  will have the fees added to the obligations list and that debt will carry all applicable restrictions associated with debts for students.

 


Credit Monitoring Information for Families Impacted by Pearson Data Breach

Greenville County Schools was notified by Pearson, an education software company, that they experienced a breach of student data related to AimsWeb.  If you are one of those affected individuals or represent an affected minor and choose to redeem this offer, you may activate your membership and start monitoring your or your minor’s personal information by following the steps outlined here.  


J. L. Mann named to US News list of America’s Best High Schools and Washington Post’s List of Most Challenging

J. L. Mann named to US News list of America’s Best High Schools and Washington Post’s List of Most Challenging Schools.


GCSD Parent Backpack

Parents, Greenville County Schools has a Parent Backpack where you can check your child's grades and other pertinent information.

Click here to access the website and set up an account if you do not have one.

Para Crear una Cuenta de Mochila Para Padres 


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