JCUE Monday Memo

May 10, 2021

Mission and Vision Statement

The mission of Jefferson County Upper Elementary School is to provide a 21st century learning environment that produces civically, responsible scholars that are college and career ready.

The vision of Jefferson County Upper Elementary School is to foster an enthusiastic, creative community of scholars ready to influence change in the world.

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Dear Families and Community Members:

We are close to the end of our 2021 testing cycle. We will begin this week with Grade 5 Science MAAP testing. The remaining schedule for testing is listed below-

Monday, May 10- Last names A-Z MAAP Science

Tuesday, May 11- Last names A-J MAAP ELA

Wednesday, May 12- Last names A-J MAAP Writing

Thursday, May 13- Last names K-Z MAAP ELA

Monday, May 17- Last names K-Z MAAP Writing

Tuesday, May 18- Make-up Testing

Wednesday, May 19- Make-up Testing

Chromebook Returns

Last names A-J can begin turning in Chromebooks after testing on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. Last names K-Z can begin turning in Chromebooks after testing on Monday, May 17, 2021. Before turning in the Chromebook, the following will be checked-

  • All required MAAP tests have been completed.
  • Clearance form completed (issued to students).
  • $45 Chromebook fee paid.
  • Charger is being returned (If not, must pay $15 fee).
  • Cover is being returned.

If the Chromebook is damaged, parents must take the Chromebook along with a $150 fee to the Central Office.

Your voice matters! Please take the Annual Consolidated Needs Survey below (Jefferson CNA). Once you click the link, select survey to get started.

Thank you for being a supportive member of the JCUE school community.


Principal Carter

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Whenever your child hits a bump in the road, remind them it’s what happens next that matters most. Keep plugging.

“When my first semester grades came out, my mom and dad told me I wouldn’t be playing spring football.”
– President Joe Biden, Promises to Keep

“Failure at some point in your life is inevitable, but giving up is unforgivable.”
– President Joe Biden, 2008 Democratic National Convention

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Jefferson County Upper Elementary School

Ms. Cashoney Carter, Principal | Ext. 300 | cacarter@jcpsd.net

Ms. Ophelia Rowan, Secretary | Ext. 301 | orowan@jcpsd.net

Mrs. Gretchen Carter, Counselor | Ext. 302 | gstampley@jcpsd.net

Comprehensive Benchmark Assessment Schedule