What's Happening

Mr. & Miss Lightning Crowned
mr. miss lightning

Congratulations to 7th graders Adriann Ellison and M'Mah Camara who were crowned Mr. & Miss Lightning during the Mr. & Miss Lightning "One Shining Moment" pageant on April 29th. Also competing in the pageant were 6th graders Kaleelah El-Amin, Caidyn Thieman, and Layla Yates.  The pageant was organized by Mr. Al McCullough.  For more photos, see the photo gallery at left.

JZMS Parents Graduate from Cooking Matters Coursecooking matters

On April 26th, several parents at Jerry Zucker Middle graduated from the Lowcountry Foodbank's Cooking Matters course. Each week for the past several weeks, these parents met up at Zucker to get more information on how to prepare healthy meals for their families. The course is part of Zucker's Parenting Partners program which is facilitated by JZMS Parent Advocate Mr. Dwayne Crankfield.  See the photo gallery at left for more photos.

Hendrick Career Cafehendrick

Rick Hendrick Automotive presented a career cafe on April 25th.  The event was designed to interest students in careers in the automotive industry.  Two representatives from Hendrick shared a video and spoke about their experience working in the auto industry.  After the presentation, students had the opportunity to check out a Team Hendrick race car.  For more photos from the event, see the photo gallery at left.

Zucker Students Participate in Special Olympicsspecial olympics

Nine student athletes from Ms. Kyra Masuga's class competed at the Area 6 Special Olympics Spring Games on Friday, April 21st. The athletes competed in 50 and 100 meter runs or walks, softball throw, and standing long jump. Peer buddies accompanied the student athletes to help them and cheer them on in their events.  See the photo gallery at left for more photos from the event.

Employees of the Year Announcedemployees of the year

Congratulations to our 2017-2018 Employees of the Year!  They are Ms. Anna Cantu, 6th grade resource teacher (Rookie Teacher of the Year); Ms. Mary Knox, secretary/bookkeeper (Certified Employeed of the Year); and Ms. Carie Dixon, exceptional children educator (Teacher of the Year).  We are so fortunate to have these stellar employees at JZMS!!