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Upcoming Events
   Jostens – senior orders – all lunch shifts
   Oct 26 2016
   Civics/Law Academy Program –
   Oct 26 2016 at 08:00 AM
   Golf - JV - Tournament
   Oct 26 2016 at 09:00 AM
   Wrestling Interest Meeting CLGA
   Oct 26 2016 at 02:45 PM
   Memorial Garden Club Meeting
   Oct 26 2016 at 02:45 PM
   Poetry Out Loud – E214
   Oct 26 2016 at 02:45 PM
   Chess Club E224
   Oct 26 2016 at 03:00 PM
   Cross Country - JV - Tournament
   Oct 26 2016 at 03:00 PM
   Cheer Practice –
   Oct 26 2016 at 03:15 PM
   Dance Team Practice –
   Oct 26 2016 at 03:30 PM
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James M. Bennett High School (JMB) was established in 1962 and is one of four high schools serving the needs of students in Wicomico County.  It is a comprehensive public senior high school with an enrollment of 1,400 in grades nine through twelve.  It is accredited by the Middle States Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges and the Maryland State Department of Education.  The professional staff of 110 teachers and assistants provides instruction to a diverse student body. JMB offers a broad program in inter-scholastic sports including varsity teams and equal opportunities for male and female students in numerous sports.  Other activities include Honor Societies, Student Government Association, two school publications, and numerous special interest groups.  The school also sponsors a concert band, marching band, and concert choir ensemble. 

Mission Statement:

It is the mission of the James M. Bennett High School community to create a safe and supportive educational environment that fosters the development of literate learners, innovative thinkers, and problem-solvers who are academically successful, aesthetically aware, and college and career ready.

Belief Statements:

1.    Student learning is the chief priority for the school.
2.    Each student is a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs.
3.    Students learn best when they are actively engaged in the learning process.
4.    Cultural diversity can increase students’ understanding of different people and cultures.
5.    A safe and caring environment helps promote student learning.
6.    Curriculum and instructional practices should incorporate a variety of learning activities to accommodate differences in learning styles.
7.    All stakeholders share the responsibility for advancing the school’s mission.
8.    The commitment to continuous improvement is imperative if our school is going to enable students to become confident, self-directed, lifelong learners. 

Campus News

News Archive

Posted on 10/24/2016
The Wicomico County Board of Education and Wicomico County Public Schools are deeply saddened today to share the news of the untimely passing of “David” Allen Miles, Assistant Principal of James M. Bennett High School. Mr. Miles was a beloved administrator in several schools, and we  READ MORE...
Posted on 10/17/2016
Reminder - this Wednesday, October 19th - only students taking the PSAT will report at regular time. All other students will come in approximately 3 hours later. All 10th grade students, as well as 9th and 11th graders who signed up, will be  READ MORE...
Posted on 10/16/2016
Please come out and join us this Saturday, October 29th as our varsity football team will take on rival Stephen Decatur at noon on our new field here on our JMB campus. Let’s pack “The Shipyard” in support of our team. The final day of the 1st marking term is  READ MORE...
Posted on 10/10/2016
Good evening JMB parents and guardians, This is Mr. Briggs with some information for everyone: Rock & Roll Revival auditions are this week for all students interested in participating – see posted listed of days & times. Parents are also needed to assist   READ MORE...
Posted on 10/03/2016
This is Mr. Briggs with some information for everyone: 1st marking term progress reports that were scheduled to go home with students last week, went home with students today out of their 7th period classes As you know, Homecoming activities  READ MORE...
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