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Jenkins Board of Education

District News

email Student Email Migration

We will be migrating to a new email system beginning Thursday, March 8th.  Student email will not be migrated automatically to the new system, but can be migrated manually.  After migration completes, students will find their mailbox empty when they log in.  To retrieve your email, follow the steps in the link below: RetrieveEmail.


thank you JMS Boys Basketball recevies Donation from Twelve Pearls

Jenkins Middle School Boys Basketball would like to express their appreciation to Joanna Hardin for her generous contribution.  Mrs. Hardin raised 400.00 through Twelve Pearls and presented a check to support JMS Boys Basketball.  Thank you to Mrs. Hardin for her support of the program.

Gear-Up Visits Nursing Home Gear-Up Club visits Nursing Home

On February 14th 2018, the Jenkins GEAR UP Club and other student volunteers travelled to Letcher Manor Nursing Home for a Valentine’s Day community service project.

Gear-Up Week 2017 Gear-Up Week

National GEAR UP Week was September 18th – 22nd.

Burdine Elementary and Jenkins Middle High School participated in numerous activities to celebrate National GEAR UP Week.


2017-2018 Student Handbook Now Online

The 2017-2018 Jenkins Student Handbook has been posted. 

Superintendent Mike Genton Welcome Message from Superintendent Genton

Welcome Back Cavs!!!

2017-2018 School Year Calendar Posted

The Jenkins Independent 2017-2018 school year calendar has been posted. 

cavs Boosters/Red Book Training for Parents (RESCHEDULED)

Boosters/Red Book Training for Parents on Tuesday, August 1st, starting at 5:00PM in the library.

Technology Resource Teacher Position Created by JIS Board

The Jenkins Ind. Board of Education voted unanimously to create a new teaching position to address distance learning. 

UNITE Shoot Hoops Camp Schedule and Locations

UNITE Shoot Hoops Not Drugs Basketball Camp

  • FREE regional basketball skills camp conducted by former University of Kentucky four-time All-SEC Academic Team member Jarrod Polson
  • All school-age youth invited to participate
  • All youth receive free T-shirt and basketball
  • Water and food break provided
  • Participants entered into a drawing for 2 basketball goals to be given away at the conclusion of each camp
Summer Feeding

The Jenkins Independent School District is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.

Preschool, Headstart, Kindergarten Registration

Jenkins Independent School in collaboration with Jenkins LKLP Headstart will hold registration on April 11, 2017 from 3-5 pm.  Registration will be for next year’s preschool, Headstart and Kindergarten age children.  Registration will be held at Jenkins Elementary School. The Letcher County Health Department will be available for pre-enrollment physicals. For more information, you may contact principal Stacy Collier at Jenkins Elementary School by calling (606) 832-2711 or contact the Jenkins LKLP Headstart at (606) 832-4012. We hope to see you there!

Customer Satisfaction Survey

Our goal at Jenkins Independent School is to offer the best education and customer service possible.  Please complete the community satisfaction survey at the link below.  We value your feedback and will use it to help us improve so we can better serve our students and parents.  All responses are completely anonymous.

Students present at 2017 Fire Summit JMHS Students present at Fire Summit

Jenkins Student Senate Representatives Andrew Watts and Keiley Bentley present at the 2017 Fire Summit at the East KY Exposition Center.  

Letters to Santa Letters to Santa

On Tuesday November 21st, 2017 Jenkins Middle High School GEAR UP Club students, Destiny Heiston and Jacob Bentley, volunteered to assist students attending the Jenkins Family Resource after school program with writing letters to Santa.

KRCC Youth Conference KRCC Youth Conference

On November 10th, 2017, the GEAR UP Club attended the KRCC Youth Conference at the HCTC Campus in Jackson, Ky.

ACT Blitz ACT Blitz

Jenkins students were given extra preparation for the ACT through Torch Prep's ACT bootcamp. 

Football Hosts CAVS Club After Practice Program

Why is Football important?

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. 

Jenkins Independent Schools   |   269 Hwy. 3086   |   Jenkins, KY 41537
Phone: 606-832-2183   |   Fax: 606-832-2181