Each month Jonesboro-Hodge Middle School selects a Sudent of the Month for the 6th – 8th grade. Winners are chosen from who best exhibits P.A.W.S. behavior, which stands for:
Winners for the Month of October are:
Alyssa Watts – Sixth Grade
Vanessa Clifton – Seventh Grade
Timothy Sellers – 8th Grade
Also to be congratulated as faculty and staff member for the month of October:
Faculty of the Month: Kristopher Cash, 8th Grade Math
Support of the Month: Mary Davis, Title 1 Paraprofessional
8th Grade boys basketball wins one of three
The eighth grade boys beat Ringgold last Thursday but then ran into trouble against Arcadia and D’Arbonne Woods Charter. Raiden Searcy scored nine and Dwayne Palmer added eight and the Junior Tigers held Ringgold scoreless in the 2nd and 3rd quarters to take the 27-7 victory. Jason Blackburn chipped in with five, Dylan Hayes scored 3 and Jamarcus Dozier tallied two to round out the scoring.
A 15-3 first quarter deficit was too much to overcome in the 39-13 loss to Arcadia. Jason Blackburn paced the locals with 11 points followed by one each from Dylan Hayes and Dwayne Palmer. Against D’Arbonne Woods the junior locals trailed by only two after the first quarter but DWC methodically pulled away for a 32-17 victory. Jason Blackburn once again was top point scorer with eight. Dakota Knox added three while Kyron Atkins, Dylan Palmer and Raiden Searcy scored two each.
Seventh grade boys split pair of games
Every player on the 7th grade team scored for JHMS who also held Arcadia scoreless in the first and third quarters to take 32-25 victory. Jamarcus Dozier led the way with 9 followed by 8 form Jeramiah Jefferson Tyson Burks scored 5 with both John Self and Troy Baugh adding four each. Derrime Malone and Dylan Hayes hit a basket each to round out the scoring. A 17-4 third quarter by D’Arbonne Woods spelled doom in the 40-20 loss. Dylan Hayes scored 8 and Tyson Burks added six to lead JHMS. Micah McGee finished with four and Jeramiah Jefferson two.
Junior Girls beat Ringgold, fall to Arcadia
The JHMS girls team split a pair of one sided affairs beating Ringgold 30-12 and losing to Arcadia 29-11. LaKayla McGuire scored 14 in the victory with Jalenya Jackson adding seven. Jessica Jacobs scored 4, Makenley Ray 3 and Ralei Bradford two. Against Arcadia, LaKayla McGuire scored 7 but two points each by Jaiden Jenzant and Shacoria Mallard was all that could be additional mustered.
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