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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 […]

JHS Senior Carson Walters becomes school’s first…


JAY HIGH SENIOR CARSON WALTERS IS FIRST NATIONAL MERIT FINALIST IN SCHOOL’S HISTORY   Jay High School Senior, Carson Walters, is the winner of the National Merit Auburn University Scholarship.  Walters is the first National Merit Scholar Finalist to graduate from Jay High School.  College-sponsored Merit Scholarship winners are a part of a distinguished group […]

Jay High Graduation Photo Gallery


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 […]

JHS FFA Banquet


South 22-On Thursday, Jay High’s FFA held their annual award banquet. A meal was provided, awards were given, and seniors were recognized. Sponsor Kaylen Findley expressed her pride in this year’s group as many are competing at the state FFA competition in Orlando in June.

JHS Sports Banquet

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This year’s sports’ banquet will be held in the JHS Auditorium at 6pm on Friday, 5/21. There will be no food served.

Royals advancing to Regionals


@ Baker- 14 Royals from the boy’s and girl’s track teams will be advancing to the 1A Region 1 FHSAA track meet finals. The region meet will be held at Bishop Snyder High School on May 1st in Jacksonville. Listed below are the student’s that will be representing Jay High, the events they will be […]



Don’t miss out of JHS’ Drama Department’s latest production, “Grease.” There are four showings left at the historic JHS auditorium. Saturday, 4/10 at 7pm Sunday 4/11 at 3pm Saturday 4/17 at 7pm Sunday 4/18 at 3pm



Molino-On Saturday, the Jay FFA was well represented at the Gulf Coast Agriculture and Natural Resources Youth Organization Show. Emerson Walters and Major Rowell both participated in rabbit competition. Sophomore Emerson Walters’ rabbit “Paisley” won in the Lionhead division and seventh grader Major Rowell’s rabbit “Graham” won in the lop eared division. Emerson’s rabbit also won best overall.

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 […]