Congratulations on Your Achievement:

Megan Tehandon - Valedictorian

Mallory Cochran - Salutatorian



2015 - 2016 Registration 

 Registration for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year will be held on the following days:

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Wednesday, July 22, 2015 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Music Awards


Congratulations to Lily Baker, Holly McAlister, and Megan Tehandón for their hard work! They got to perform at state solo & ensemble May 2nd in Mt.Vernon. Jonesboro was very well represented with 1 First Superior and 2 Firsts!!



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Congratulations to the Jonesboro Lady Bulldog Volleyball Team for winning their regional tournament and advancing to the Southern Illinois Jr. High School State Volleyball Tournament. They will be playing at Nashville on Saturday, March 28 at 10:00.



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Congratulations to the Jonesboro Scholar Bowl Team and their Sponsor, Suzanne Carter, for taking 3rd Place in the ROE 02 Scholar Bowl Competition on March 11th.

Your hard work and dedication to academics paid off and we are proud of you!!

Participants:  Megan Tehandon, Holly McAlister, Beth Ann Agne, Emma Tweedy,    Braden Benns, Sydnie Ralls and Noah Hobson.




On Saturday, February 28th, fifteen Jonesboro band students participated in the Illinois Grade School Music Association Solo & Ensemble competition in Marion.  The students took home the following awards: Superior – 1; Division I – 9; Division II – 5; and Division IV – 1.

 Participants in the competition were: Lily Baker, Abby Clover, Brock Clover, Alleigh Curtis, Abigail Dahmer, Jaden Ebberts, Kaelyn George, Emma Goins, Holly McAlister, Ethan Palmer, Anna Rodgers, Donald Rodgers, Selena Rogers; Marlee Smith, and Megan Tehandon.

 Congratulations to each and every one of you on your accomplishments and hard work!


 5 Essentials Survey for Parents

Teachers, parents, and students across Illinois will have an opportunity to participate
in the third annual statewide Illinois 5Essentials Survey. This survey is designed to generate a detailed picture of the inner workings of your child’s school. As a parent, this opportunity will allow you to share your thoughts on the important elements of school effectiveness in a survey about your child’s school.  

To complete the survey click here and follow the link in the letter.




Jonesboro School District #43 is accepting applications for the following positions:

Superintendent (for more information)

Technology/Computer Technician and Title 1 Reading and Math Aide (for more information)




Scooter Raffle


Greg Madura of Anna was the winner of this eCharm motor scooter. Kenny Frick from Tri-State RV donated the scooter to Jonesboro School  and they held a raffle to raise money for student activities and curriculum. The drawing was held on December 4th during the Girls' Conference Basketball Tournament. Mr. Madura is pictured with his nieces and nephew, Grant, Ella and Amelia Lingle who go to Jonesboro School.


Thank you to all the supporters and sponsors of the Fall Festival.  Please review the complete list here.


Congratulations to Jonesboro Pre-K!

Jonesboro School's Early Childhood Program has been honored with the ExceleRate Illinois Gold Circle of Quality.  This designation demonstrates the school's commitment to providing quality early childhood education.  ExceleRate unifies all the state's early learning programs under a common set of standards across multiple delivery settings and supports programs that integrate and sustain best practices, while publicly recognizing a school's achievement towards higher quality. 

Jonesboro's Pre-K program is taught by Melissa Ellis with Missy Calhoun as the classroom Aide.  Congratulations!