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Upcoming Events
   SGA sponsored HAT Day – Students MUST have a wristband to participate
   Dec 09 2016
   ASVAB Interpretations - Media Center
   Dec 09 2016 at 08:00 AM
   Boys Wrestling - JV - Away
   Dec 09 2016 at 05:00 PM
   PLC's
   Dec 11 2016 at 02:45 PM
   Girls Basketball - JV - Away
   Dec 12 2016 at 05:00 PM
   Girls Basketball - JV - Away
   Dec 12 2016 at 06:30 PM
   Fellowship of Christian Athletes
   Dec 13 2016 at 07:00 AM
   Art Club A117
   Dec 13 2016 at 03:00 PM
   Girls Basketball - JV - Away
   Dec 13 2016 at 04:00 PM
   Boys Basketball - JV - Away
   Dec 13 2016 at 05:30 PM
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Welcome to James M. Bennett High
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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 12/04/2016
Seniors and Dual Enrollment Students that have applied for admission to Wor- Wic Community College can take the Accuplacer test here at JMB on Wednesday, December 7th in the Media Center. Please sign up in Guidance and get the study guide. Second marking term progress reports will go home with students this  READ MORE...
Posted on 11/21/2016
Good evening JMB parents and guardians, This is Mr. Briggs with a few announcements for everyone: Salisbury University will be here tomorrow, Monday, November 21st for onsite admissions. Seniors who have  READ MORE...
Posted on 11/13/2016
Good evening JMB parents and guardians, This is Mr. Briggs with a few announcements for everyone: Monday, Nov. 14th, there will be a Senior Class Meeting at 6:30 pm in the Media Center Wednesday, Nov. 16th, there will be a   READ MORE...
Posted on 11/06/2016
1st marking term report cards will be distributed to students Monday afternoon at the end of 7th period – please be sure to review your JMB student’s report card with him or her. School will be closed on  READ MORE...
Posted on 10/31/2016
The final day of the 1st marking term is Monday, October 31st. There will be visitation with the family of Mr. Miles on Thursday at Holloway’s Funeral Home from 3:00 – 6:00 with the funeral on Friday at  READ MORE...
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