Jason Jones Named Central High School Band Director
June 13, 2019
Central High School is pleased to announce the new Central High School Band Director, Mr. Jason Jones. Mr. Jones comes to San Angelo from Burnet ISD where he was the Director of Bands at Burnet High School. Prior to teaching in Burnet, Mr. Jones was the Director of Bands at Early High School and Panhandle High School.
While at Burnet HS, Mr. Jones’s bands won UIL Sweepstakes Awards (Superior ratings in marching, concert, and sight reading) in consecutive contests from 2015 to 2019. They were UIL State Marching Band Contest Qualifiers in 2014 and 2018. In 2014, 2016, and 2018 they were UIL Area Marching Band Contest Qualifiers and Finalists. Mr. Jones also led successful band programs at Panhandle and Early High Schools with consecutive Sweepstakes Awards and impressive Marching Band Contest results.
Mr. Jones is originally from Pampa, Texas. He graduated from Pampa High School in 1995. Mr. Jones attended Angelo State University for two years before transferring to Howard Payne University. Mr. Jones graduated from Howard Payne University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education in 1999.
Mr. Jones and his wife Amber have three children. Emileigh will attend Central Freshman Campus, Adyson will attend 7th grade at Glenn Middle School, and Ian will attend 5th grade at Belaire Elementary School. Mrs. Amber Jones will serve as the music teacher at Belaire Elementary School.
“I am so excited to become a part of the SAISD family and continue the success of the Central High School Band!” Mr. Jones reports. “I can’t wait to get started in August and meet all these awesome students!”