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This image is of Mr. Pope, PrincipalAt Jack Britt High School, we are proud of the continued tradition of excellence which we have built since the inception of our school in 2000.  We are proud to provide exceptional educational, extra-curricular, and athletic opportunities for our students. In order to do so, we work closely with all of our stakeholders.  We realize the importance of a cohesive relationship with parents and our community. The Parent Support Group, free to all parents, is an active component of our efforts to continually improve as a school. Additionally, our students benefit from the support and assistance they receive from our athletic and band booster clubs as well as the reciprocal relationship we enjoy with a loyal and growing “Partners in Education” program.

Thanks to the support of our community partners and families, Jack Britt has quickly been recognized as a school with a commitment to excellence.  The beliefs and values that have always been at the core of our success continue to drive everything that we do. We strive to create a positive, collaborative school culture in which students feel safe and eager to take part in learning. Our educational mission is designed to raise achievement and prepare our students for the challenges they face in our ever-changing global society.  No where is change more prevalent than in today’s schools.  More strenuous graduation requirements, the adoption of new instructional standards, and increasingly challenging admissions guidelines for colleges and universities have not hindered our focus on increasing student success.

At Jack Britt High School we do not rest on our laurels, rather we constantly seek opportunities for growth and improvement.  Minimizing our achievement gap and keeping our graduation rate high continues to be top priority for our dedicated teaching staff. We offer guidance to students in making sound decisions for their future, be that next step joining the workforce, military service, furthering their education or a combination of these paths. We see the importance of Career and Technical course as students leave JBHS career ready.  We also recognize the need to provide differentiated instruction and paths for our students.  We are proud of the acclaim of our rigorous curriculum which provides a challenge for all students.  To this end, we offer a wide variety of honors and Advanced Placement courses.

Our success extends beyond the classroom as we offer a wide variety of extra and co-curricular activities and recognize the importance of student participation in them. Our Arts Department shines as our students are often recognized in competitions or as they represent us in county wide programs, with our Marching Band receiving highest honor at competition after competition.  Our IST Academy showcases the intellectual ability of our students as they step forward as the future of STEM education.  Likewise, our  Forensic Team promotes critical thinking and debate skills, as students represent Jack Britt across out state. With more than 30 organizations, including Latin Club, Spanish Club, FCCLA, DECA, National Honor Society, Key Club, Step Team and more, each student has the opportunities to become involved in our school, community, and beyond.  While we are proud to sport our purple and gold, it is often our Army green that often brings Jack Britt great honor. The JBHS ROTC is one of the most active programs around, often leading community parades, participating in drill meets and setting the example of patriotism by posting colors at many of our sporting events. Our thriving athletic program continues to represent us well. Additionally, our students come together, not always as a club or organization, but as an entire student body, to represent Jack Britt in competitions.  And while all of these activities are exceptional, what Jack Britt is most proud is the great students and faculty which are a part of each and every day at JBHS. With all of this, it is easy to see that “It’s Great to Be a Buccaneer!”

Scott Pope,

Administrative Responsibilities:
Field Trips
NC Report Card
School News


This image is of Mr. Michael Lindsay, Assistant Principal and Athletic DirectorMichael Lindsay,
Assistant Principal and
Athletic Director
Athletic Boosters
Band Boosters
Building Usage
Community Partners
Family Night Celebrations
B Hallways and Huts




This image is of Mr. Michael Picciano, Assistant PrincipalMichael Picciano,
Assistant Principal

Address Changes
Attendance (Letters/FF)
Buses (Back-Up)
MTSS Coordinator
WorkKeys (Back-Up)
A Hallways and Gyms 



This image is of Ms. Doris Taylor, Assistant PrincipalDoris Taylor,
Assistant Principal
ACT (Back-Up)
EOC  (Back-Up)
Federal Cards/VOA
NCFE (Back-Up)
Pre-ACT (Back-Up)
PSAT (Back-Up)
Teacher Assistants




This image is of Ms. Tracie Taylor, Assistant PrincipalTracie Taylor,
Assistant Principal
Academic Celebrations
AP Testing Back-Up
Drivers Eligibilty
Reading Rocks
Student Teachers
D Hallways and Front Science




Image of Brenda Winfrey-KnoxBrenda Winfrey-Knox,
Assistant Principal
NCEES/TrueNorth Logic
NCSTAR Process Manager
Professional Development
School Improvement Plan
Substitutes (Back-Up)
C Hallways and Back Science



Joe Myrtle –
Activity Buses
Game Duty
Pep Rallies

David Jackson –
Bomb Threats
Emergency Booklets
Fire/Tornado Drills
Safe Schools

DeAnn Hodges: WorkKeys
Beth Markham: Testing Accommodations (All Tests)
William McLean: PSAT and PLAN Back-Up
Lori Coleman: AP Testing

Kerry Humphrey: AYPYN Coordinator, Peer Helpers/Student Assistants, Power School Mentor
Amanda Long: Fixed Assets, JBHS Website
Jean Thomas: myTrack Liaison
Debbie Wamsley: Emergency Lesson Plans
Ethel Williams: Beginning Teachers
Department Heads: SchoolNet

Published by Amanda Long on August 7, 2020