| Mr. Jones|
Contact Mr. Jones by:
Office Voicemail: (231) 885-1200, ext. 112
581 Clark Street
Mesick, MI 49668 USA.
Mr. Jones' 2014-2015 Schedule
- 7th/8th Computers
- HS Band
- JH Band
- HS Computer Design
- 6th grade Computers
- 6th grade band
- 5th grade band
Growing up: Mr. Jones was born and raised in Troy, Michigan, a suburb
of Metro Detroit where he graduated from Troy
High School. While living there, he spent his summers working as
a lifeguard and manager at the Troy Family
Aquatic Center, and also worked one summer as a High School Boys counselor
at the prestigious Interlochen Arts Camp.
Education: Mr. Jones attended Albion
College where he earned his Bachelor's degree and his K-12 Michigan
Education Teaching Certificate. Moving to Traverse City, Mr. Jones taught band
at Pine River Area Schools for 2 years before accepting his current position as
the band director for Mesick Consolidated
Schools. He later received his Master's degree in Educational Technology
through Michigan State University along with
his Michigan Professional Teaching Certificate.
Music Activities: The students at Mesick are like a second family for
Mr. Jones. However, when he does have spare time, he enjoys performing on some
occasions. Mr. Jones' has performed as a tuba player with the Interlochen
Faculty Band and Sousa Band, the Traverse City Symphony Orchestra, the Traverse
City Encore Winds, the Cadillac Symphony Orchestra, and the Clam Lake Band
(Cadillac). Mr. Jones has also performed and conducted at the Old Town Playhouse.
During the summer, he enjoys judging the marching bands in the Traverse City
Cherry Festival Parades.
In 2011, he became the director of the National Cherry
Festival 'Second-Time A rounders' band.