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"Building a Culture of Excellence"

With high expectations of all stakeholders, James A. Shanks Middle School will create a culture of excellence by providing a rigorous, relevant curriculum for the development of skills necessary for students to compete in a dynamic, global and multicultural society.


The mission of James A. Shanks Middle School is to provide a safe, nurturing and productive environment in which to educate all students in order to become responsible life-long learners who possess skills, knowledge and self-confidence needed to become college and/or career ready.

Title I Parent Meeting

Thursday, September 18th at 6:00 PM in the gym

Grandparents Day at JASMS
Friday, September 19th
Students are encouraged to invite their Grandparents to eat lunch with them on that day.  We will also provde an opportunity for family photos for $5.00

Teacher of the Year:   Mr. Lee Evans

School Related Employee of the Year: Mrs. Lauren Frison
Rookie Teacher of the Year: Mr. Robert Copeland


    2014-2015 Uniform Schedule 

Parent Expos
Tentative Schedule

1st. Quarter            Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 6:00 PM in the gymnasium

2nd Quarter            Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 6:00 PM in the gymnasium

3rd Quarter             Wednesday, April 2, 2015 at 6:00 PM in the gymnasium

2014-2015 Calendar