Jennings County High School
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HS Panther News

We appreciate our involved parents and community members. We also enjoy broadcasting our latest news and information here on our News page where we will chronicle school activities and student achievements and publish announcements. We’ll also offer helpful resources and information. So check back often; we’ll update this page regularly.

Alumni Hall of Fame Nominations

The application deadline for the Jennings County High School (JCHS) Alumni Hall of Fame has been extended to September 30, 2018. The selection committee invites nominations for candidates for the Jennings County High School Alumni Hall of Fame. This distinguished award honors individuals whose deeds and character exemplify outstanding achievement in their life’s work and/or service to their communities. The honoree’s spirit and leadership are worthy of recognition and have inspired praise and gratitude among his or her peers. This is the seventh year of the JCHS Alumni Hall of Fame, and we will select up to three individuals for induction.

Eligibility requirements:

  • The recipient must have graduated from JCHS at least 15 years ago (no later than 2003).
  • The recipient has been recognized for a high level of achievement in his/her field and made significant contributions to that field at the state, national, and/or international levels.
  • The recipient has demonstrated leadership, character, and service in a variety of venues from his/her field of expertise to community, state, and national initiatives.
  • We will accept nominations for posthumous awards.

Mail completed application to:
Mr. Dustin Roller, Principal
Jennings County High School Alumni Hall of Fame
800 West Walnut Street
North Vernon, Indiana 47265

If you have questions or need more information, please contact the Jennings County High School Principal Dustin Roller at (812) 346.5588 or via email.

Jostens Meetings

Seniors and freshmen will meet with a Jostens representative on Thursday, August 16. Seniors will meet at 10:20 a.m. in the auditorium to preview graduation order materials. Seniors who cannot attend this meeting may pick up an information packet in the JCHS bookstore. Jostens will return on Thursday, August 23 to answer questions and take seniors' graduation orders during lunch period from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Freshmen will meet with a Jostens representative at 11:00 a.m. in the auditorium to preview class ring information. Those who are unable to attend may pick up information packets at the bookstore. Jostens representatives will return on Friday, August 24 to answer questions and take ring orders during lunch period from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Underclassmen Pictures

Underclassmen pictures will be on Wednesday, August 22. Juniors, sophomores, and freshmen will be out of class to report to the auditorium to have their photos taken. For ordering information, please see our picture day flyer. Be sure to get those smiles ready!

National Art Society Students Paint Mural

Students working on muralIn an effort to make a big impact the lives of the Hayden Elementary students, our National Art Society students painted a beautiful mural at Hayden Elementary. The mural includes the Cat in the Hat, Scooby Doo, and many other characters that the children will recognize from their favorite books. Students will enjoy this mural for many years to come. Well done art students!

New Band Director

Paige Kibbler has been named the new director of bands for Jennings County High School. Paige and the band had a very successful band camp and are looking forward to a great band season.

New band director Paige Kibbler holds her hands up high