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Jay Softball Named Academic Champions by FHSAA


Big News for Jay High School. The 2017 Softball Team was named the FHSAA 2017 Academic Team Champions in Class 1A with a TEAM GPA of 3.496. Best Win of the Season.   Each team in the state submits  GPAs (Grade Point Average) for each athlete on the roster.  The team averages are then calculated […]

Living With Purpose


    American Country music singer and songwriter Joey Feek was a loving, faithful, Christian woman with many talents. She passed away after a hard-fought battle with cancer. I heard her in an interview four months before her death where she said, “When the doctors told me how bad it was and that my cancer […]

18th Annual Celebrate Freedom 5K Run/Walk – Jay, FL


“A Hometown race with Hometown Hospitality”Course: The race starts and finishes at the Jay City Park. The course is scenic running through the neighboring countryside and looping around the local Jay Elementary and Jay High School campus. The last half of the course is run on a paved road that splits cotton and peanut fields […]

Special Election Information


Santa Rosa County Supervisor of Elections Tappie Villane announces important information regarding the Town of Jay special election to amend the town charter on May 23. Vote-by-mail (Absentee) A vote-by-mail ballot may be obtained by: Visiting Calling the elections office at (850) 983-1900 Visiting the Supervisor of Elections Office located at 6495 Caroline St., […]

Santa Rosa Rookie of the Year 2017!

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  Congratulations to  Jennifer Hendricks   Santa Rosa Rookie of the Year 2017!   The Santa Rosa Education Foundation announced Jennifer Hendricks, a fourth grade teacher at Jay Elementary School, as the 2017 Santa Rosa Rookie of the Year during their Rookie of the Year Reception Wednesday afternoon.  She was selected from a field of […]

Living With Purpose


    Our nation recognized the 66th National Day of Prayer on May 4, 2017. The faithful who ardently believe in the power of prayer took to community and local gatherings as a way to give emphasis to this important part of the Christian faith. How committed are you to a viable life of prayer? […]

Thornton and Mulford at State

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Jillian Thornton and Carissa Mulford are representing JHS today at the IMG Academy, host of this year’s FHSAA State Track and Field Championships. Carissa was the Region 1 champion in discuss last week. Jillian finished 4th in high jump. Check back today for results. Carissa Mulford threw 107′ and placed 7th.

Q and A about Strokes


ACT F.A.S.T. IN CASE OF STROKE TO SAVE LIVES with Vikki Smolik, R.N., Baptist Health Care Every 40 seconds a stroke occurs, making it the fifth leading cause of death in America. Do you know the signs of a stroke? Could you help others suffering from a stroke? May is National Stroke Awareness Month. According […]

Madelynn Holt Selected as State Finalist

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Madelynn Holt, JHS’ 2016 Homecoming Queen, has been selected and will be competing in Florida’s Homecoming Queen State Finals. Homecoming queen’s from around the state will be competing against each other for scholarships and other awards. The 37th annual competition is not a traditional beauty pageant as contestants will be judged in two categories; personal interviews […]

Jay Pro Rodeo


Dates for the annual Jay Pro Rodeo are April 28th and April 29th! $10 admission for adults $5 admission for kids Free bounce house and face painting!