Newspaper
News & Events

There's always lots going here at J.O. Combs Middle School. To help you keep up with it all, our website provides both our online calendar (updated frequently) and copies of our monthly newsletters "Cougar News" (just click on the links to the right).

Be sure to check out our newsletters. You'll find our honor roll students, upcoming activities, information about our programs, and message from our Principal, and some great articles from our teachers about what's happening in each subject area.


Back to School Information

School starts on August 2, 2017. We are sure that you have a lot of questions and concerns about what to expect, student fees, and more. Please review our July 2017 newsletter. It is full of information to help you navigate through the first few weeks of school.


Back to School Key Dates

The first day of school is fast approaching! Mark your calendar for these important dates.

  • Bookstore Days - Middle School Administration Office
    • July 25 - 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
    • July 26 - 8:15 - 11:15 a.m.
    • July 27 - 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
    • July 28 - 8:15 - 11:15 a.m.
  • 7th Grade Orientation - August 1 - 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
  • Meet the Teacher - August 1 - 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
  • First Day of School - August 2 (early release at 3:10 p.m.)

Suggested School Supply List

Suggested Supply List for the 2017-2018 School Year

  • Spiral notebooks
  • Pencil pouch
  • Two-pocket folder
  • Loose-leaf paper
  • Pencils
  • Ink Pens (red, blue, and black)
  • Highlighters (different colors)
  • Colored pencils

Here is a list of supplies teachers could use in their classrooms. If you could assist with purchasing any of these supplies, please bring them to the front office.

  • Elmer's glue
  • Highlighters
  • Colored pencils
  • Expo 2 low odor dry erase markers
  • Copy paper
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Crayons
  • Loose leaf paper
  • Pens (red, black, or blue ink)
  • Pencils
  • Kleenex
  • Clorox wipes

Cougar News

Check out our monthly school newsletters! Just click on the Issue below for a PDF version you can download to print or view.


You'll need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view these PDF newsletters. You can download a free version of the reader here.