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Blackburn Middle School Building

Blackburn Laboratory Middle School is one of 13 middle schools in the Jackson Public School District. The school serves over 500 students in grades 6-8.

Mission Statement

The mission of Blackburn is to provide a safe learning community in collaboration with Jackson State University to annually improve academic achievement and promote life-long learning through discovery and inquiry-based experiences.

Vision Statement

The vision of Blackburn is to become a top-ranked laboratory school where collaboration and academic excellence co-exist.

Jaguar PBIS Creed

I am created for a special purpose and to achieve great things.  Therefore, I will not settle for low-level thinking, speaking or performance.  This is a great example of who I can and will be.   Jaguars ROAR! 

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  • Blackburn's Choir Performs at Jackson State University Students from Blackburn Laboratory Middle School sang at Jackson State University today, Thursday, March 24, 2016 as participants on the Black History and Women's History Month in the 21st ...
    Posted Mar 30, 2016, 6:00 AM by Blackburn Web
  • Blackburn's Ribbon Cutting Ceremony On Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Jackson State University and Blackburn Laboratory Middle School held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Blackburn Learning Garden.  The event was attended by numerous stakeholders ...
    Posted Mar 29, 2016, 5:48 AM by Blackburn Web
  • Kudos to Blackburn's Choral Music Teacher The following students at Blackburn Laboratory Middle School passed the audition on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at Cardozo Middle School. They will represent Blackburn at the JPS All-City Choral ...
    Posted Mar 30, 2016, 6:08 AM by Blackburn Web
  • Congratulations to Blackburn's Band Director Blackburn Laboratory Middle School Band Director, Mr. Cedric Eubanks was awarded a certificate and the school was donated several band instruments at the Governor's Luncheon Tuesday, March 15, 2016 ...
    Posted Mar 22, 2016, 5:56 AM by Blackburn Web
  • Easter Break Blackburn Laboratory Middle School will be closed Friday, March 25 and Monday, March 28, 2016, for Easter Break.  Blackburn's faculty, staff, and students will return to regular schedules on ...
    Posted Mar 18, 2016, 6:46 PM by Blackburn Web
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Inclement Weather Days

The following days will be used for Inclement Weather Make-Up Days as needed:
  • March 25 & 28, 2016

Inclement Weather Procedure: The district will delay the start of school when possible to address inclement weather if necessary. If additional inclement weather days are needed, adjustments to the calendar will be made. For more information, download the JPS Inclement Weather Procedures (PDF).

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