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School Cancelled

School has been canceled in Santa Rosa County for Monday, 8/14. No word on if the day will have to be made up or not.

Back to School!!!


First day of school is Tuesday, August 10.

Jay FFA Places Third at State


Orlando-Jay High’s FFA was well represented last week at the state convention held at Caribe Resort. The middle school chapter placed 3rd in the Opening and Closing  Ceremony competition. The team reached the state level when they won the overall district competition earlier in the year. The team consisted of Isabelle Seevers, Caroline Mitchem, Maria […]

Jay High Graduation Photo Gallery


Sidney Nowling named Santa Rosa’s Rookie Teacher of the Year


Sidney Nowling, a Jay High School alumni, was surprised by Karen Barber, Santa Rosa County Superintendent, to find that she was selected as Rookie of the Year. Nowling, who teaches 5th grade, was selected by the Jay Elementary faculty as the school’s Rookie of the Year recipient. She was then selected as the district’s overall […]

Benjie West named principal at JHS

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On Wednesday afternoon, Dr. Karen Barber, Santa Rosa County Superintendent of Schools, introduced Benjie West as the new principal at Jay High School, pending school board approval. West, who is a Jay High alumni,  has been an assistant principal at Central High School as well as at Milton High School. The next Santa Rosa County […]

Changes to Florida/Alabama Shootout


Due to Covid 19, there have been some changes to the basketball games on Thursday and Friday night. The new schedule is below. Thursday-12/17  5:30- Jay/ Pop Springs-Girls  7:00- Jay/WFB- Boys Friday-12/18  5:00- Jay/Flomaton- Girls  6:30- Jay/Flomaton-Boys

Santa Rosa pushes back start date


7/21-Superintendent of Schools Tim Wyrosdick held a press conference today that was broadcast over Facebook Live and answered questions as well. The biggest news was that the school start date has been pushed back to August 24th, with teachers reporting to school on August 17th. The original start date was August 10th for kids and […]

JES Drive-Thru Awards Night


JES- On Friday evening Jay Elementary School held their annual awards day like they’ve never held it before. Due to Covid 19 and CDC social distancing guidelines, having their awards day in the historic JHS auditorium was not an option. However, just having their Royal Cubs come pick up their awards or simply mailing them […]

Spring School and Sports Cancelled


On Saturday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the 2019-2020 school year would continue with distance learning only. Two days later, the FHSAA announced what many feared, that spring sports would be cancelled as well. The full press release by the FHSAA can be found by following the link below.