December 7, 2015
Welcome to our new team members
Team & Curriculum Collaboration
Fine Arts Showcase & Potluck
Supporting our Families
December Final Exams
Your grades are due by 10:00 AM on your professional learning day, January 5, 2016. This will allow you time to enter all your grades from schoolnets.
Professional Learning in December
A discussion post has been provided on the JMS Training Page. Everyone is expected to review the data chart, write a response, read other responses, and respond to at least two posts. This is a great way to collaborate with your peers and identify effective strategies to increase student achievement. Posts are due by Monday, December 7th.
Yearbook on Sale $35
Bus Parade & After School Activities
Black Knight Basketball Tshirts
Report Cards & Awards
If you would like to reserve your table in the cafe for your celebration, please use this link:
8th Grade Cafe Reservations: 2:00 - 2:45 PM
6th & 7th Grade Cafe Reservations: 3:00 - 3:45 PM
Communique is the district's communication tool to highlight events in schools, the community, and share vital information. This week's communique highlights CGHS and Magic Wheelchair on the In Five segment.
Award Ceremonies in January
Mr. Keag will provide additional information on the training page along with applicable deadlines. We will design an invitation and program for each grade level event. The award ceremonies will be held in the JMS Cafe at 9:30 AM with all students attending and parents invited for students receiving an award.
6th Grade: January 26th
7th Grade: January 27th
8th Grade: January 28th
End of the Semester Celebration 1/8/16
12/7/15: Vertical Curriculum & Department Chair Meeting @ 8:00 AM, Hour of Code with Mr. Keag @ 8:00 AM open to all students
12/8/15: Fine Arts Showcase @ 6:00 PM
12/9/15: Social Studies planning with Mike Savage
12/10/15: ELL Team meeting @ 8:15 AM, Social Studies Semester Final (see schedule); Holiday Meal invite parents, Basketball Game vs. Snellville at CGHS begins at 5:00 PM; Parent Workshop about GA Milestones @ 6:00 PM
12/11/15: iTalks with Tim Keag @ 8:15 AM, Science Semester Final
12/12/15: Basketball vs. Sweetwater@ Berkmar begins at 9:00 AM
12/14/15: LA Semester Final
12/15/15: Math Semester Final
12/16/15: Club Photos for Yearbook @ 8:00 AM and Retakes (schedule to be posted)
12/17/15: Special Education Meeting @ 8:15 AM, Vertical Gifted Meeting @ 8:15 AM, Basketball vs. Berkmar @ Berkmar
12/18/15: Vertical Team Meeting @ 8:15 AM, End of Semester 1
12/21/15 - 1/4/16: Winter Break
1/4/16: Building open 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
1/5/16: Professional Learning Day
Team Recognition Program
Begin thinking about who you would like to recognize in September!
Each month, we will recognize team members who exhibit the pillars of Jordan MS: Community, Leadership, and Excellence! Teams can submit up to three names each month. Please include a brief narrative describing how the team member exemplified community, leadership, or excellence. We will celebrate during our vertical team meetings on Fridays!