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    Jones Dairy

    Elementary School

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PANTHER NEWSLETTER 11/13/17

  • Upcoming Events
     
      CALENDAR
     

     

    Nov. 21- Early Release

    Nov. 22, 23, 24- Fall Break, No School

     

      Backpack Buddies Collection

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    6 Jones Dairy is having a food drive October 30-November 16 to support North East Wake Backpack Buddies program.  This program provides food every weekend to families in Wake County.  There will be large boxes outside the main hallway for drop off.  Each grade will be collecting different items:

    K-1st: 15 oz. jars of peanut butter, granola bars

    2nd-AU1: Single cups/pouches of apple sauce, single fruit cups, single cups of Jello/pudding

    3rd: Single serve ramen noodles, single cups Maruchan noodles, single cups noodles

    4th-AU2: Single serve mac n cheese, single serve pasta cups

    5th: single serve fruit snacks, NutriGrain bars

    The top grade level in K-2 that collect the most items will have pajama day!!

    The top grade level in 3-5 will have a popcorn party!! 

    Please be on the lookout for the flyer coming home soon.

    Thank you in advance for supporting this amazing organization that provides food for students throughout Wake County!


    Angel Tree
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    The holidays are quickly approaching and JDE is once again sponsoring our annual Angel Tree this season.  The tree is up and full of Angels.  If you would like to sponsor an Angel, you can pick an Angel off of the tree and sign your name on the clipboard located on the table.  Please bring your wrapped gifts back on or before December 8.
     
    If you have any questions, please let me know!  Thank you for making our students and their families have a great holiday season!
     
    Traci Johnson
    School Counselor
    (919) 562-6181 extension 23999

     School Psychology Awareness Week
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    School Psychology Awareness Week (SPAW) is November 13–17, 2017. This year's theme is Power Up! Be a Positive Charge. The goal is to highlight how taking a small positive action creates connections that lead to positive change, builds greater successes and develops the academic and social–emotional skills students need to promote personal achievement, growth, and resilience, as well as a sense of belonging and well-being. Jones Dairy Elementary's School Psychologist, Anna Barrett Williams, aspires to contribute to the school's thriving students, their families, and the school community.

     Hurricanes "Readvolution"

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    In recognition of the 20th Anniversary of the Carolina Hurricanes and the Wake County Public School Systems Strategic Plan of Vision 2020, we are teaming up to bring Readvolution to all of our elementary schools. This partnership will support a community-wide literacy campaign around daily reading outside of school. The goal of this campaign is to highlight the importance of reading in creating college, career ready graduates. We will kick off this event in schools starting October 2nd and an end date of January 12th. Click for details!

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     Technical Difficulties with New Email System
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    JDES has transitioned to Outlook email system, and we are discovering that occasionally some of our important emails are being sent to our "spam" folders. We are working to fix this issue; however, please accept our apologies for any delayed responses to your emails. 
    Kindergarten Registration for 2018-2019
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    Updated 11/8/17 Our Kindergarten registration will be on January 4th, 2018 in the media center, from 9:00 - 3:30 p.m.  If you have a child who will be turning 5 years old by August 31, 2018, they are eligible to register. Please bring the required documents with you on January 4th:
    • Birth Certificate
    • Proof of Residence (recent utility bill, signed lease, or closing statement)
    • Current Immunization Records & Health Assessment 
    • Parent ID with photo
    *If you cannot come on January 4th, PLEASE email Kathy Brown at krbrown@wcpss.net to set up an appointment!*

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  • PLEASE SIGN UP FOR TEXT MESSAGES AND EMAIL COMMUNICATIONS FROM JDE

    Wake County Public School System is pleased to continue a service that enhances communication by allowing us to deliver important information to you. Starting this month, we will expand that service to include text messaging and email. 

    The School Messenger Notification System will alert parents and staff on matters such as principal messages, school closings, early dismissals, attendance, special activities and school emergencies.

    You will receive an opt-in message on the cell phone we have on record.  We hope you will take a few moments to follow the steps to "Opt-In" to text messages. Or, you can simply opt-in to receive text messages by texting YES to the number 67587 now. Note: If you have already opted in for another school, you will not receive the opt-in text message.

    In addition to performing the opt-in process, you will want to ensure that we have your phone numbers and current e-mail addresses in our student information database. You can do that by visiting the front office.

    Lastly, the expanded service calls multiple phone numbers for all associated parents/guardians. You can choose how you would like to be contacted by using the new SchoolMessenger infoCenter website or infoCenter mobile app for Android and iOS. Review the Parents Guide to infoCenter (http://bit.ly/sm-infocenter) for instructions on setting up your infoCenter account and setting your communications preferences.

    For support, review the Parent FAQ (http://bit.ly/sm-parent-faq) or contact your school. 

    If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. More information can also be found at www.wcpss.net/schoolmessenger.

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