Welcome to Jay M. Robinson High School
Exams will be administered beginning Friday, May 31 through Friday, June 7. MSLs and Teacher-Made Exams will be administered May 31 through June 3. EOC exams and VOCATs will be administered beginning on June 4 through June 7 - these days will be early release days and we will dismiss at 11:00am. Please click here for a detailed exam schedule.
Keith Hawthorne Lincoln Test Drive Football Fundraiser
Robinson Bulldog Fans and Supporters, thank you for participating in this important fundraiser. It may be the EASIEST fundraiser ever, but critical to raising much needed funding for our football program We need 300 people to test drive a new Lincoln vehicle on June 1, between 10am - 4pm on Jay M Robinson’s campus. Please click here to select your ten minute time slot, register your name and email address. This is available only to drivers age 18 and up, and only one test drive per address.
Call your friends, neighbors and relatives to help us meet our goal of 300 test drives! On event day, please arrive ten minutes early to check in with your driver’s license. Of the 300 test drives, Keith Hawthorne Lincoln will give us an additional $20 for each person who test drives a second vehicle. One test drive scores the Bulldogs $20, but if you test drive a second Lincoln, you score a total of $40 for the football program! Click here to view the event flyer.
Bulldog of the Month
Congratulations to our Bulldog of the Month Mrs. Debbie Beneduce. She greets all with a smile every day, watches over our office assistants, maintains a positive attitude, and has been described by many staff members as “the glue that holds this place together.” Thank you to Mrs. Beneduce for your strength and for always smiling.
2012-2013 Junior Marshals
Congratulations to this year's Jay M. Robinson High School Junior Marshals!
Listed from Left to Right:
Seated: McCann Sheridan (assistant chief), Kyle Bachner (chief marshall) 2nd row: Katie Iacovelli, Salem Hockett, Alexis Oriole, Maura Gach, Carley McAlarney 3rd row: Erin Coggins, Lauren Kataja, Rachel Tapia, Chris Northrup, Kelly Jamieson, Samantha Badgett, Aliana Raulerson, Elizabeth Boger
Baseball Standout Signs
Hunter Kocher, senior baseball player at Jay M. Robinson High School, signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Surry Junior College next year.
Seated, left to right: father, Lee Kocher, Hunter Kocher, mother, Daina Kocher
Standing: JMR Athletic Director, Glenn Cook, JMR Head Baseball Coach, Jason Sarvis
Soccer Standout Signs
Jasmine Young, a four year varsity soccer senior at Jay M. Robinson High School, signed a letter of intent to play soccer at Alabama A & M University next year.
Seated, left to right: father, Fred Young, Jasmine Young, mother, Yvonne Young
Standing: JMRHS Athletic Director, Glenn Cook
Equestrian Standout Signs
Jordan Byrd, senior at Jay M. Robinson High School, received an academic scholarship as well as an equestrian scholarship to attend St. Andrews University next fall where she will be competing as a member of the Dressage Team. Jordan has been riding since she was four years old in many different divisions winning awards and championships. She trained with Canadian Olympian Rebecca Howard for three years until Howard moved to England after competing in the 2012 Olympics. Jordan is currently training at the Fork Farm in Norwood, NC with Dana Cooke of Merritt, British Columbia.
Seated: Left to Right:
Jennifer Byrd (Mother), Jordan Byrd, Dana Cooke (The Forks Farm Trainer)
Standing: Left to Right:
Cameron Byrd (Brother) and Chad Byrd (Father)
Senior Awards Day and Senior Video
Awards and Senior Video compilation DVDs are on sale now for $5. If you would like a copy of the senior video and awards day please see Mrs. Platek in the broadcasting room 912. Distribution of DVD’s will occur at graduation practice.
CCS Camp Med 2013
Camp Med and Engineering Camp for Rising 10th, 11th, and 12th Graders. Applications are DUE May 24th for Camp Med and May 31st for Engineering Camp. See flyers and contact Mrs. Glover, Career Development Coordinator, for applications and more information. firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here to view the Camp Med flyer. Click here to view the Engineering Camp flyer.
Congratulations to the Robinson track team. Coach Hedden and Coach Hoban were BOTH named coaches of the year! Student athletes Jordan Raper won Field Athlete of the Year and McCann Sheridan won meet MVP and boys Runner of the Year! Click here to read an Independent Tribune article with more details.
DECA International Finalist
JMRHS DECA Officer Jeremy Quesada was an International Finalist in Retail Merchandising Services at the DECA ICDC International Competition this past weekend, April 27-29, in Anaheim, CA! JMR DECA took 5 DECA members; 4 of whom qualified from State competition to compete at the International Level. It wasn’t ALL work though. JMR DECA also got to visit Hollywood, take in a game at Dodger Stadium, visit Anaheim Stadium, and, of course DISNEYLAND! 18,000 kids from the US, Canada, China, Japan, Mexico and other parts of the world competed in Anaheim at the ICDC, and the competition was fierce, but JMR DECA still managed to walk away a winner with the smallest chapter there!
NC SkillsUSA State Conference
This month, fourteen students from the Automotive Technology classes competed against other students from across the state at the NC SkillsUSA State Conference in Greensboro. The following students represented JMRHS: Justin Beckett, Brandon Michetti, Maddison Reynolds, Kelly Shultz, Kyle Fayta, Ryan Kenney, Kyle Peterson, Sid Wood, Riley Halverson, Bobby Dean, Brandon Yates, Carver Snell, Thomas Geddes and Zach Nixon. Justin Beckett won the Automotive Tool ID contest while Brandon Michetti finished 2nd and Maddison Reynolds came in 5th. Kyle Fayta finished 2nd in the Auto 1 contest. Kyle Peterson finished 3rd in the Automotive Service contest. Brandon Yates finished 4th in the Motorcycle Service contest and Bobby Dean got 5th place. All of our SkillsUSA students represented Jay M. Robinson High School very well.
Lady Bulldog Soccer SPC Champs
Congratulations to our girls soccer team! They clenched their 3rd SPC championship in the last 4 years with a big win over MPHS! Current record overall:17-2 and SPC 13-1.
Summer Ventures Program
Jonathan Lewis, junior at Jay M. Robinson High School, has been selected to attend the Summer Ventures in Math and Science Program through the North Carolina School of Science and Math in June. Summer Ventures is a four week intensive study program for highly motivated and academically talented students. Jonathan is the son of Steven and Lisa Lewis of Concord.
Bulldog of the Month
Congratulations to this month’s bulldog of the month Mrs. Teryl Hyman. She is positive, upbeat, helpful, and adaptable. She is always one to step up and take on extra work in times of need, and goes above and beyond for her students. She is a great math teacher who should be recognized.
NC Athletic Trainer of the Year
Congratulations to Melissa Sparks who has been named the Clinical Outreach Athletic Trainer of the year award for the State! Melissa is an excellent role model for the athletic training student interns she supervises from UNC-Charlotte. She is always willing to go above and beyond her duties of an athletic trainer to assist the faculty and individuals within the community. Her community outreach thru athletic training includes working with the Cabarrus County Special Olympics, Cabarrus Family Medicine Residency program, national youth soccer tournaments and various other organizations. She is a very dedicated and hard working individual that has earned the highest respect from her school and community.
Robinson Vex Competition
The JM Robinson Vex Competition Teams swept the North Carolina Technology Student Association State competition yesterday in Greensboro. Competing against roughly 50 teams throughout North Carolina, Robinson's Team 2 driven by Veir Patel, Evan Murphy, Sean Greth, Bo White, Omar Menafee and Andrew Dabbs brought home the Team State Title and qualified for the Nationals held in Orlando Florida.
Robinsons Team 1, driven by Brandon Rector, Chase Porter, Drake Thorton, Shane LaCourse, Brock Masters and Andrew Huffman finished the Qualification Round with a No. 1 Ranking, also qualifying them for the Nationals.
Congratulations to both of these teams on their achievements....they EARNED IT!!!
JMRHS Teacher of the Year 2013-2014
Congratulations to Ms. Jennifer McCarthy this year’s teacher of the year. She has been described as knowledgeable of her content while using great teaching methods and practical application. Ms. McCarty genuinely cares for her students always working with support staff, guidance, and her colleagues to ensure the best possible instruction for all students year round. She is a model teacher.
VEX Robotics Summer Camp
The Jay M. Robinson TSA/VEX Robotics competition team will be hosting a four-day, 16 hour day camp for boys and girls age 11 to 15. This four day camp is designed to provide your student with an introductory understanding of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) and Robotics role in the future of many areas of Technology.
Campers will work with a partner to design, build, and program a Vex Robotics Base Bot. Your student will, through this hands-on project, follow directions to construct their robot using an advanced Vex Robotic Kit. Once all ten teams have their robots complete, they will compete their machines in a tournament format in a game call Swept Away.
Pick up a camp brochure in the Robinson main office or click here to download a flyer now.
2012 Top Public High Schools
Each year, Charlotte Magazine ranks the top public schools in the area. This ranking is determined based on many factors including class size, SAT scores, graduation rate and more. Click here to view the rankings of high schools from Cabarrus, Mecklenburg, and Union counties. Jay M Robinson tops all other CCS high schools on this list and is ranked 11th overall out of 48 schools!
There is still plenty of time to become a member of the Jay M. Robinson PTSO. Your involvement is important to your students, our faculty and the entire school. In addition to the satisfaction of helping your school, you will gain a valuable membership card that earns you discounts at a variety of area businesses. Please review and complete this membership and/or donation form and return to the school with your payment in an envelope marked "PTSO".
Robinson Gear Available Online
This year, the Jay M Robinson Athletics Booster Club has opened an online store to help you get the SPIRIT WEAR items YOU want delivered directly to your house AND now you can even personalize your items! It’s a quick, simple and secure way to shop – it’s even available 24 hours a day, seven days a week! No more waiting for the next home football game to get your gear. GET IT NOW! Consider a personalized sweatshirt, ball cap or lightweight jacket for birthday and holiday gifts. The store will be available all year long, however the items available are subject to change so check back often for new items.
Please click here to visit the site: JAY M ROBINSON SPIRIT WEAR STORE
The faculty and staff at Jay M. Robinson High School is committed to providing a safe and nurturing learning environment for students. If you or someone you know is the victim of a bully, please click on the link to go to the Cabarrus County Schools Bullying Reporting website.
JMRHS Student Reminders
Welcome to JMRHS! To help ensure a successful school year, students are reminded:
- The late bell rings at 7:15 AM - Be on time! Click here to see a copy of the bell schedule.
- Click here for an overview of our "Keep & Sweep" tardy policy.
- School ends at 2:15 PM - All students should clear the building at that time unless directly supervised by a teacher or coach.
- No checkouts after 2:00 PM.
- No cell phones should be visible, activated, or used during the instructional day, including BEFORE SCHOOL.
- No electrical devices or ipods after 7:00 AM. These items are only permitted in the commons area.
- Dress code is strict and enforced. Guidelines can be found in the Student Handbook.
- Click here to reveiw the check writing policy.
- Parents are encouraged to use PayPal for student fees.