Carl Junction Junior High

Changing the World


  • Letter from Mr. Sawyer: Personal Item Pick-up

    CJJH Friends: "I'll be there for you"

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  • Paper Packet Pickup: Please let your teachers know that you need Paper Packets for Enrichment so that we know how many copies to make. Pick times are Mondays at 10-11 am & 6-7 pm

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  • Jr. High Counselors' Website: Get the latest in school UPDATES, ENCOURAGEMENT, & MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES by checking out Mrs. Brock's & Mr. Wither's new website!

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  • Junior High Science Challenge: Students are using a program called JogNog to stay engaged in their science curriculum. This week's contest was the All-Time Individual Champion with the most points. The winner is William Schultz with 3334 points, second is Acadia Badgley with 3257 points, and third is Charlie Sargent with 2531 points. Carl Junction finished in 4th place compared to all of the schools around the world that are using the JogNog Academy to keep their students engaged in the science curriculum.

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Junior High Enrichment Activities

  • Enrichment Resources

    We at the Junior High hope everyone is safe, healthy, and able to stay active. Our teachers have been busy preparing enrichment activities for our students to help keep minds active and engaged!

    Parents and students may find enrichment activities online by visiting their teacher Canvas pages. Students are well versed in using Canvas and can easily show their parents how to access our enrichment activities from any connected device. Parents wishing to obtain paper copies of activities MUST notify the Junior High in advance by phoning 417-649-7246 and leaving a message or by emailing Mr. Sawyer at

    Starting Monday, March 30, parents and students will be able to access enrichment activities for each week. Check back each Monday morning for updates to our activities and challenges. We look forward to working with our students face to face, but until then, access these online activities and stay connected!

    Scott Sawyer, Principal 

    Suggested Learning Schedule for Junior High Students: If you are looking for a structure for your daily learning, check this out! Use it 'as is' or make it your own.

    Canvas Information

    Parent/Student Additional ResourcesThese are opportunities for enrichment in addition to what your teacher has already shared with you in case you are looking for more ways to engage in learning.

    Junior High FAQ

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  • Parents are encouraged to contact the Junior High with questions specific to their child by phoning (417) 649-7246. Questions may be directed to:

    • Building secretary Mitzi Klute - general questions.
    • Counselors Ben Withers ( and Lori Brock ( – schedules and other counselor related matters.
    • Athletic Director Doug Buckmaster ( – athletic and activity related matters.
    • Principal Scott Sawyer ( and Assistant Principal Randy Heatherly (

    It is sincerely an honor to work with the students and families of this community and we look forward to our renewed partnership with you. On behalf of the Carl Junction Junior High, thank you for the opportunity to work with your children!

Important Information

  • Important information about the 2019-20 school year. 
    • Parent letter from Mr. Sawyer
    • In accordance with Missouri state law, all incoming 8th grade students must have a T-DaP booster before attending their first days of 8th grade.  Please contact your family’s doctor or the Jasper County Health Department to make arrangements for your child to receive this booster shot.  Please provide a copy of your child’s updated shot record to the Junior High office.  Records may be faxed to 417-649-0022 if desired and please make sure your child’s name is clearly visible.  Contact our Junior High office with questions regarding religious or medical exemptions for your child at 417-649-7246.

    • Students may be dropped off at the Junior High beginning at 7:30 am each morning.

    • Click here to download the Electronic User’s Policy (EUP)

Get Involved

  • There are many ways to be involved with your student at the Junior High:
    • Attend Parent/Teacher conferences in October
    • Attend Athletic or Activities at the school with your student
    • Pick up another copy of the current book your student is reading and discuss the book with them as you both read it
    • Have your student show you how to do their math homework. It is sure to be a challenge!

    We are always looking for mentors for our Junior High students. If you would like to be a mentor for a student call Bright Futures at 417-649-7026 ext. 2234.
    Bright Futures