District News

School Board Releases "Returning To School" Action Plan Action Plan For School Re-Opening 2020-21

The Johnson County School Board approved and released their "Return To School" action plan for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. We have created a dedicated web page where you can find out all about this and other upcoming information concerning the new academic year.

Johnson County Schools "Return To School" Action Plan

Returning to School update General Graphic

Johnson County Schools places the safety of our students and staff above all else. As we began planning for what the 2020-2021 school year will look like, we created a survey for our parents, teachers, and staff. Between the three surveys, we received over 1,000 completed surveys. Across each survey, the majority wished to return to in-person classes for the upcoming school year.  

Rain or Shine Johnson County Schools Continues to Support Our Community Food Distribution 2020

On Wednesday, June the 17th, Johnson County Schools once again partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank of North East Tennessee to distribute over 5 tons of food. This makes the third distribution of food during the COVID-19 closure. It is estimated that during these distributions Johnson County Schools’ administration, teachers and staff have handed out over 20 tons of food to the community

Financial Assistance Available for Families That Qualify for Free and Reduced School Lunches

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) and the Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) announced Tennessee families are now eligible to receive financial support for their children’s nutritional needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. This support is provided through the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program.

Johnson County Schools Adds School Based Mental Health Clinician in The Wake Of Covid-19 Mental Health Clinician

 

The Johnson County School System is excited to announce the addition of a school based mental health clinician in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Online Learning Opportunities Available

Mountain City, Tenn. (June, 2020)—It’s back to school for many students in Johnson County who will begin the 2020–21 school year at Johnson County Schools a new districtwide online school option for students in grades K-12.

Summer Food Service Hours Published

Summer Food Program Hours

2020 Staff Professional Development Calendar

The 2020 Summer Professional Development calendar for Johnson County School staff is now available! 
We don’t have as many offerings this summer due to the pandemic and we have added several online options.
Please have teachers contact the appropriate supervisor with questions.
 

Updates to the Johnson County Schools Call Out System School Messenger Image

Johnson County Schools have been using software for several years to communicate with its parents, staff and students about local events, school schedule changes and general school related information. There have been some major updates to the software over the past couple of months that have not allowed our e-mail communication to go out alongside our voice messages. This has created some confusion and has limited effective communication between the schools and parents. With assistance and guidance from our software team at School Messenger, we have a solution in place that will allow everyone to continue receiving calls via voice and e-mail.

Family Access Parent Portal

Parent involvement is crucial to academic success no matter how old your child is. The Skyward Family Access Parent Portal is a tool for parents to stay informed and engaged in their child's education. The Parent Portal gives parents and guardians access to their child's attendance, grades, and missing assignments. Weekly progress reports are available as well.

New State Required Attendance Law In Effect

This newly passed law provides revisions and updates regrading school attendance, truancy, and discipline.

Records and Transcripts

If you’re going on to college, applying for employment or need access to your official school records, you can now request your records and transcripts via a link on our web site! Please visit our forms and links page for more information!