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 Mr. Anthony Jackson, Principal

Mr. Anthony Jackson has been in the LaSalle Parish School System for 21 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 his Bachelors level degree from Northwestern State University, Masters Degree in Educational Leadership, and 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 was Assistant Principal from June 2016 to July 2018.  Mr. Jackson became as Principal in July 2018  following the  legacy of Mr. Glen Joiner.  To visit Mr. Jackson's webpage CLICK HERE.

Mr. Adam Powell, Assistant Principal

Mr. Adam Powell is a graduate of Jena High School.  He received his Bachelors Degree from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana and his Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from Arkansas State University.  Mr. Powell has been in education for 10 years.  An avid math teacher, he has also taught in Lincoln and Quachita parishes before returning to his Alma Mater. Mr. Powell follows Anthony Jackson and Gawan Burgess as assistant principal.

 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.

To visit Mrs. Manning's webpage CLICK HERE.


 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