The JHS Student Council under the sponsorship of LaHeather Fisher and Mark LaTurner has been named an Honor Council. Click on headline for more details
On March 14-15, the JHS Speech and Debate Team competed at the Carver-Truman District Tournament in order to qualify to the National Tournament for Speech and Debate. Click headline for complete details
Matthew Riechman-Bennett was named as a finalist in the 59th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
Bobby Stackhouse, JHS speech and debate coach, recently earned his first Diamond from the National Forensics League. Click headline for additional information.
Franklin Technology Center Engineering Graphics Instructo rDeonna Anderson has been asked to serve on a national task force with SkillsUSA.
Ed Miller, physical education teacher at Joplin High School, earned the 2013 Soccer Coach of the Year honor for the Ozark Conference. He was also recently named District Coach of the Year for Class 3, District 12.
Kirk Harryman, physical education teacher at Joplin High School, earned the 2013 Softball Coach of the Year honor for the Ozark Conference. In 2013 Harryman returned to coaching softball and promptly lead the team to an undefeated Ozark Conference championship as well as a 2nd place finish in Districts.
JHS Assistant Principal Sandra Cantwell is being honored by The Soroptimist International of Neosho with the Soroptimist Ruby Award: For Women Helping Women. The award honors women who have worked to improve the lives of women and girls through their professional and/or volunteer work.
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Adelle kanan has been named a Commended Student in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program. Click on headline for additional information.
JHS senior Matt Riechman-Bennett was named a semifinalist in the 59th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.