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Royals name Dampson as Head Coach


JHS has found it’s new head football coach and they didn’t have to look very far. Jared Dampson, a Pace High graduate (1997), has been named head football coach at Jay.  Dampson was on the coaching staff for the 2020 football season at Jay. Dampson is 42 years old and is married to Tabitha. The […]

Carson Walters Honored


Carson Walters, a Jay High School senior, has been awarded as a National Merit Scholar Program finalist. Over 1.5 million seniors from around the nation apply for this program every year. Congrats to Carson for being the first Jay High School student to ever receive this prestigious honor. Carson serves as Co-Student body president and […]

Royals Football search has begun


The Jay Royals have begun conducting interviews to hire the next head football coach at Jay High School. The job was posted on the Santa Rosa County job line last week.

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

Early rivalry games and Northview 2X highlight Jay’s 2020 Schedule


JHS-To say that the task of scheduling games has been different this year is an understatement. With districts all over Florida starting at different times as well as Alabama starting two weeks ago, Jay’s football schedule has been a very fluid document. However, it is now ready to be viewed. Sept. 25 vs. Flomaton Oct. […]

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 […]

JHS Graduation


Tuesday-To finish a school year like no other, the JHS Class of 2020 got to have a graduation like no other. Traditionally, graduation has been in the gymnasium at JHS. However, due to Coronavirus guidelines, this year’s graduation was held at Merle V. North. Congrats graduates and good luck!

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.

Seniors Recognized


JHS-To bring attention to the class of 2020, JHS placed signs out in their seniors’ yards. The signs read, “We are proud of our seniors.” With the conclusion of their senior year, the class of 2020 is in limbo due to the Coronavirus.With the federal government rolling out plans to reopen states back up, there […]

Coronavirus Update…


Thursday- As of  3/19, by order of Govenor DeSantis, all Florida schools are closed through April 15. Originally, Santa Rosa County’s Superintendent of Schools Tim Wyrosdick had announced that March 30 would be the start date, giving students an extra week of spring break. On the sports side of things, the FHSAA’s last Cornonavirus update […]