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Jones High reaches out to bring students back
Oct 02, 2009 | 708 views | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Social studies teacher Catherine Thornton, Interim Principal Jaime Rodriguez, BISD Director of Secondary Services Dee Dee Bernal and math teacher Sandra Herrera are shown discussing ways to encourage students to return to school after dropping out.
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In an effort to help more students complete high school and reduce the dropout rates, teachers and administrators have gone to students’ houses this month to attempt to recruit more students to return to AC Jones High School.

The number they have convinced to return is in the double digits and growing. These students and their parents are excited that the school district wants them to return and will work with them to help them graduate with a high school diploma.

Interim Principal Jaime Rodriguez said, “It is important that we develop the culture in the school that all students are welcome and wanted and that we will do all we can to help them graduate.”
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room
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October 21, 2009
Where are these people getting Jones High from its AC Jones High School. Also i feel thats the problem to many extras and not enough of the basics.
noneofurbusiness
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October 05, 2009
umm..how about makn school somewat fun?when i went to the highschool there were no field trips,or exciting events ..nothing!it was just work work work.they should have field trips or do something to the kids tht pass all their classes.