I will be working with 7th, 8th and 9th grade students with last names from A through L during the 2017-18 school year. If I can be of any help to you, please feel free to contact me by e-mail johnadkins@hebisd.edu or by calling me at (817) 354-3350.

I am so thankful to be in my 23rd year here at Central. I am also thankful to have a great wife and two great kids. I am a former enlisted Marine and Navy officer. I received my Bachelor's Degree from The University of Texas and my Master's Degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Our Goals At CJH -

S- Say, “I can…”

P- Positive Attitude

A- Always Persevere

R-  Respect Self, Others, and Property

T-  Take Responsibility

A-  Achievement is Earned, not Given

N-  Never Settle for Less than Your Best

S-  Success is ALWAYS within your Reach


The MISSION of Central Junior High is to empower students for a lifetime of success through world class engagement.

My Mission Statement: My mission is to be an effective and efficient instructional leader by supporting all staff and students in a world class and engaging campus. I plan to accomplish my mission by humbly serving, leading by example, actively listening, and being present in classrooms.

HEB CORE MESSAGES: 1) Students are responsible for their own learning. 2) Quality teachers and effective schools are essential to students' learning. 3) Parents and patrons are vital partners in the education process. 4) A safe environment for every student and employee is a prerequisite to learning. 5) Decisions and actions, at all levels, focus on and support effective student learning.