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First Day of School 2017-18

Blue Ridge & JCEC: August 14(BR/JCEC Calendar)
Smoky Mtn. District:
August 22(SM District Calendar)
Kindergarten Staggered Enrollment
Blue Ridge School: August 14-15
Smoky Mtn. District: August 22-23

*Smoky Mtn. District includes Cullowhee Valley, Fairview, School of Alternatives, Scotts Creek, Smokey Mountain Elementary, and Smoky Mountain High.

2017-18 Printable Calendars

Classroom Supply Lists

Beginning of Year Events

Blue Ridge School and Early College

August 8
  • 6:00 PM, Pre-K & Kindergarten Meet the Teacher
August 10
  • 6:00 PM, Grades 1-12 Meet the Teacher

Cullowhee Valley

August 17
5:00 PM-7:00 PM, Meet the Teacher

Fairview School

August 17
  • 4:00 PM-6:00 PM, Meet the Teacher

Jackson Co. Early College

August 9-11:
Textbook & student device distribution for grades 10-13.

August 15:
Open House Event (Burrell Building)

  • 5:30 PM, New Families Orientation
  • 6:30 PM, All Families Welcome Back Celebration

Scotts Creek School

Thursday, August 17
"Meet the Teacher Night"

  • 4:30-6:30 PM
  • Registration for After School Care program will also take place.

Smokey Mountain Elem.

August 17
  • 4:00 PM-6:00 PM

Smoky Mountain High

Wednesday, August 9th:
Seniors & juniors may pickup schedules, parking passes, blue/silver cards, books, lockers, and purchase student device accidental damage insurance.

  • 9:00 AM-11:30 AM, Seniors
  • 12:30 PM-3:00 PM Juniors
Thursday, August 10th:
Sophomores & freshmen may pickup schedules, parking passes, blue/silver cards, books, lockers, and purchase student device accidental damage insurance.

  • 9:00 AM-11:30 AM, Sophomores
  • 12:30 PM-4:00 PM, Freshman

Friday, August 11th:
Make-up day for all students to pickup schedules, parking passes, blue/silver cards, books, lockers, and purchase student device accidental damage insurance.

  • 9:00 AM-3:00 PM, All Students.
  • The school will be open for freshmen to visit and walk through their schedule.

Next Scheduled Non-Student Day

Blue RidgeAugust 21
Teacher Workday
JCECAugust 21
Teacher Workday
SM District*Sept. 4
Labor Day Holiday

*SM District includes Cullowhee Valley, Fairview, School of Alternatives, Scotts Creek, Smokey Mountain Elementary, and Smoky Mountain High.

Upcoming Important Dates

Planning Ahead

When Is...

The first day of school 2017-18

Blue Ridge & JCEC: Monday, Aug. 14
Smoky Mtn. District: Monday, Aug. 22

Kindergarten Staggered Enrollment
Blue Ridge School: August 14-15
Smoky Mtn. District: August 22-23

*Smoky Mtn. District includes Cullowhee Valley, Fairview, School of Alternatives, Scotts Creek, Smokey Mountain Elementary, and Smoky Mountain High.

Labor Day Holiday

Monday, September 4

Thanksgiving Break

November 22-24

Winter Break

December 21-January 2
School Resumes January 3

Spring Break

March 5-9

Last Day of School 2017-18

***SUBJECT TO CHANGE***

Blue Ridge & JCEC: Thursday, May 24
Smoky Mtn. District: Friday, June 1

*Smoky Mtn. District includes Cullowhee Valley, Fairview, School of Alternatives, Scotts Creek, Smokey Mountain Elementary, and Smoky Mountain High.


Programs

Kindergarten Academy

Call 586-2311 x1939 for info.
Kindergarten Academy is designed to give children an opportunity to interact with others in their home school and practice academic and social skills prior to beginning kindergarten. If you are interested in your child attending this academy, please contact Kelli Bumgarner at (828) 586-2311 x1939. There is no cost for Kindergarten Academy.

Summer Camps & Programs

Call 586-2311 x1939 for info.
JCPS Academic Camp
Hosted at each school site
TBA

Read to Achieve Camp
Hosted at each school site
TBA

Cullowhee Valley Camp
TBA

Fairview Kids’ Place
TBA

Scotts Creek Summer Camp
TBA

Smoky Mountain High
Pre-Algebra Math Camp
TBA





Services


Forms & Documentation

CheckRedi Payment Services

CHECKS WRITTEN WITH NON-SUFFICIENT FUNDS
Any check that is written to a JCPS entity and is subsequently declined due to non-sufficient funds (NSF) will be referred to CheckRedi Payment Services.

Frequently Asked Questions:
Q. What happens if I write a NSF check?
A. Individual(s) need to contact CheckRedi. The school cannot accept payment for the NSF check.

Q. What happens if I write two NSF checks?
A. Individual(s) need to contact CheckRedi. Jackson County Schools NSF Procedure states:
No checks will be accepted from an individual who has previously written two (2) checks that have been returned unpaid during the school year. This restriction will last for the remainder of the school year.

Q. What happens if Jackson County Schools will no longer accept checks from me? What other payment options do I have?
A. Cash, Lunch prepay.

Q. What if I have questions about NSF checks?
A. Please contact Gwen Edwards, Finance Officer at (828) 586-2311 ext.1945.

CheckRedi Contact Information:
Phone: 1-800-239-1222
Email: customerservice@checkredi.com
Online Payment: www.checkredi.com

Health Assessment Transmittal Form

Required Health Assessment for New Students

Transfer Form

REQUEST A TRANSFER FROM ONE JCPS SCHOOL TO ANOTHER
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