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Upcoming Events
   Ethnic Dress Day – Sponsored by the SMART team
   Jan 20 2017
   Men of Distinction meet period G210
   Jan 20 2017 at 01:45 PM
   Exam Exemption Forms Due by
   Jan 20 2017 at 02:50 PM
   All-Shore Try-Out tutoring Band Room
   Jan 20 2017 at 03:00 PM
   All Shore Orchestra Auditions Wicomico Middle School
   Jan 21 2017 at 11:00 AM
   Exams periods 6 & 7
   Jan 23 2017
   Boys Basketball - JV - Home
   Jan 23 2017 at 04:00 PM
   JCL Roman Banquet –Trinity UMC
   Jan 23 2017 at 05:30 PM
   Girls Basketball - JV - Home
   Jan 23 2017 at 05:30 PM
   Exams periods 4 & 5
   Jan 24 2017
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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 01/15/2017
A friendly reminder that schools will be closed for staff and students tomorrow, Monday January 16th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day There will be a parent meeting for the sophomore class on Tuesday January 17th at 5:30 pm in the Clippers Galley. We will be  READ MORE...
Posted on 12/16/2016
Rock and Roll Revival is a JMB PTSA fundraiser, so proceeds from the show benefit student activities and programs! Program ad space is now available. If you would like your business to be in the program for these 7 shows that sell out every year, contact Justine at justlathbury@gmail.com or Jennifer at jensul62@yahoo.com. Don't miss out on this affordable advertising opportunity! Reminder that the Board of Education is  READ MORE...
Posted on 12/11/2016
Good evening JMB parents, staff, and students – this is Mr. Briggs and tonight I would like to address some of the events of last week that have cast our school in a negative light. First, let me emphasize that it is the behaviors of a very small few that are negatively impacting the excellent school that we have here at James M. Bennett. I am proud to  READ MORE...
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...
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