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Mr. Glen Joiner, Principal

Mr. Glen Joiner is native to Jena, Louisiana.  He is a 1985 graduate of Jena High School.  Before becoming principal at Jena High, he taught Health Education and coached several sports.  Mr. Joiner received his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Louisiana at Monroe.  He received his Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from Northwestern State University.  He completed his +30 certification status in December of 2010.  He has been principal at Jena High for eight years.  Mr. Joiner has an open-door policy and is always willing to listen.  Mr. Joiner burning desire is to see all students perform to the best of their academic abilities.  Mr. Joiner is a staunch believer in our school motto: "Student Learning Is Our Top Priority."

To visit Principal Joiner's Webpage CLICK HERE.

 Mr. Anthony Jackson, Assistant Principal

Mr. Anthony Jackson has been in the LaSalle Parish School System for 19 years.  Mr. Jackson is also native to Jena and is a 1988 graduate of JHS.  Jackson started as a Special Education Para-professional and later as an Instructional Aide in the computer lab at Good Pine Middle School.  Mr. Jackson was transferred to Jena High School in 2005 to teach Business Education (IBCA and Web Design).  He received Bachelors level degree from Northwestern State University, Masters Degree in Educational Leadership, and just received his Educational Specialist degree in Educational Leadership from Arkansas State University. Mr. Jackson served in the position of Administrative Assistant position from 2013 to 2016.  Mr.Jackson began as assistant principal in 2017  following the  legacy of Mr. Gawan Burgess.  To visit Mr. Jackson's webpage CLICK HERE.


 Mrs. Jennifer Peters, Administrative Assistant

Mrs. Jennifer Peters has been in the LaSalle Parish School System for a number of years.  She received Bachelors and Masters degrees from Louisiana State University.  She has taught American History, sponsors the National Honor Society, and has been the coordinator of the Junior Ring Ceremony for a number of years. She received her Educational Specialist degree in Educational Leadership from Arkansas State University. 


  Mrs. Samantha Cotten Manning, Professional Counselor

Ms. Samantha Manning is our Professional Counselor. She is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University in Ruston. She has been around Jena High for sometime. Ms. Manning has served in many capacities at Jena High School, especially that of a devout substitute teacher. Ms. Manning looks forward to serving the students at Jena High School in the upcoming yearl. She is dedicated to the educational well being of all students; if you need Mrs. Manning, her door is always open. View the vast amount of resources and tips on her webpage.

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 Mrs. Becky Bacle, School Secretary

Our school secretary is Mrs. Becky Bacle.    She is the bonding agent that keeps Jena High School together.  She deals with parents, administration, teachers, and students. She wears many hats that contributes to the smooth sailing of our school.  She has been the secretary here for over 14 years.  If you want to know something about Jena High .... Mrs Bacle is the one who can tell you.  Our hats off to Mrs. Bacle...for the splendid job she does!

To visit Mrs. Bacle's webpage CLICK HERE.



P.O. Box 89  /  243 East High School Drive
Jena, Louisiana 71342
Phone: (318) 992-5195
Fax: (318) 992-4797

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