- November 22, 2017November 22, 2017Read more
Wednesday November 22, 2017 Dear JA Families, Thank you to all of the parent volunteers and all of the shoppers who helped make last week’s Scholastic Book Fair such a huge success. If you missed the book fair, you can order many of the items from the monthly Scholastic sales flyer. This will resume in the new year
- November 15, 2017
Book Fair, Spirit Day, Parent – Teacher Conferences, Survey, Annual Fund, Latke Day, Holiday Decorating, Outdoor ClothingNovember 15, 2017Read more
Wednesday November 15, 2017 Dear JA Families, I hope you all had a wonderful mid-November break this past weekend. Thank you to all of the parents who joined us at our Remembrance Day Assembly last Thursday and a thank you to Mr. Sidler and Ms. Leach who organized the assembly. Scholastic Book Fair The Scholastic Book Fair
- November 8, 2017
Remembrance Day, Parent – Teacher Conferences, Round Table Follow-Up, Parent Association, Outdoor Clothing and Labels, Annual Fund, Book FairNovember 8, 2017Read more
Wednesday November 8, 2017 Dear JA Families, A reminder to everyone that this coming weekend is our Fall Mid-Term Break. The school will be closed on Friday and Monday. I wish everybody a wonderful and restful long weekend. Remembrance Day Assembly Our school’s Remembrance Day assembly will be held tomorrow, November 9th, beginning at 8:50 a.m. in the gym.
- November 1, 2017
Open Houses, Fire Drill, Remembrance Day Assembly, Mid-Term Break, Warm Clothing and Labels, Annual Fund, Book FairNovember 1, 2017Read more
Wednesday November 1, 2017 Dear JA Families, Thank you to all of the parents who joined us in the gymnasium yesterday morning for our Halloween parade of costumes and storybook. It was wonderful to see the various costumes and to have so many families attend our event. Open Houses Today is our first Open House in our series of November
- October 25, 2017October 25, 2017Read more
Wednesday October 25, 2017 Dear JA Families, I would like to express my appreciation to everyone who participated in our round table meetings this fall. Your feedback has been fantastic and there are several actionable items. Over the next couple of weeks, I will be collating responses and I plan to have an evening to share these responses
- October 18, 2017October 18, 2017Read more
Wednesday October 18, 2017 Dear JA Families, The staff have been engaging a number of professional development undertakings over the last couple of weeks. The entire staff received CPS training on October 6th and Mr. Bamberger, Mr. Douglas and Kristine Locklin along with Leanne Muir and Shima Kassirian have recently returned from a professional development trip to California.
- October 11, 2017October 11, 2017Read more
Wednesday October 11, 2017 Dear JA Families, I hope that you had a wonderful long weekend. I would like to extend a thank you to all of the families who joined me in the library for our first round-table meeting yesterday. I would also like to recognize Alex King, whose name was inadvertently left off of last
- October 4, 2017October 4, 2017Read more
Wednesday October 4, 2017 Dear JA Families, Congratulations to our first round of Character Champions who exhibited the trait of inclusiveness throughout September. Our Character Champions include: Macy J, Myles H, David L, Katherine W, Erik L, Amanda T, Claire K, Lilly M-P,. Our Attribute for October is Respect! Last week, two of our JA classroom socials took place.
- September 27, 2017September 27, 2017Read more
Dear JA Families, Our hallways are certainly quiet today with several classes attending a farm field trip and our 5-8 students are away at Camp Onondaga. I look forward to letting you know all about their experiences. Edsby Many teachers are regularly posting on Edsby and all of our classes are sharing their weekly Friday class update
- September 20, 2017
Winter Parents’ Association Event, Terry Fox Walk/Run – Friday September 29, Police Check, Fall Sports, Clubs and After School ActivitiesSeptember 20, 2017Read more
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Dear JA Families, This morning, we had our first Parents’ Association meeting of the 2017-18 school year. We had a fantastic turnout and I want to extend a thank you to those parents who joined us at the meeting. If you are interested in becoming a member of the Parents’ Association and helping with