Johnson Weekly e-Reminders

March 23, 2018

Calendar for Next Week

*Monday, March 26 (DAY 1)


Orchestra Iowa visits 3rd & 4th grade

JSA Orff Ensemble @ 7:45-8:25am

Intramurals @ 7:45-8:25am

Academy Expansion @ 3:50-5:30pm

Let Me Run @ 3:50-5:00pm

JSA Harmony Strings @ 3:50-4:50

JSA Orff Ensemble @ 3:50-4:50pm

Writers Workshop @ 3:50-4:50pm

What you Wear @ 3:50-4:50pm

Comic Club @ 3:50-4:50pm


*Tuesday, March 27 (DAY 2)

Girls on the Run 3:50-5:00pm

JSA Dance @ 3:50-4:50pm

Primary Potters @ 3:50-4:50pm

Book Club @ 3:50-4:50pm

STEAM Challenge @ 3:50-4:50pm

GREAT Kindness! @ 3:50-4:50pm

We Power Up @ 3:50-4:50pm

Jane Boyd @ 3:50-6:00pm

*Wednesday, March 28 (DAY 3)

Hearing Rechecks

McKinley Orchestra Performs

Intramurals @ 7:45-8:25am

JSA Band @ 3:50-4:50pm

Let Me Run @ 3:50-5:00pm

Gospel Choir @ 3:50-5:00pm

Green Team @ 3:50-4:50pm

Collage Art @ 3:50-4:50pm

Jane Boyd @ 3:50-6:00pm

*Thursday, March 29 (DAY 1)

McKinley Band Performs

Intramurals @ 7:45-8:25am

Girls on the Run 3:50-5:00pm

JSA Ambassadors @ 3:50-4:50pm

Rites of Passage @ 3:50-4:50pm

Lego Club @ 3:50-4:50pm

Titanic Search @ 3:50-4:50pm

Story Art @ 3:50-4:50pm

We Power Up @ 3:50-4:50pm

Jane Boyd @ 3:50-6:00pm

*Friday, March 30 (DAY 2)

Early Dismissal @ 2:20pm

School Store 7:45-8:25am

JSA Band @ 2:20-4:00pm

Harmony Strings @ 2:20-4:00pm

Garden Club @ 2:20-4:00pm

Jane Boyd @ 2:20-6:00pm


Breakfast Menu CLICK HERE


Remember to send coats, hats, and gloves with your students.

Students cannot enter the building until 8:10 am

March 26th - Spring Pictures

March 26th - NO Jane Boyd After School Program

**Classes will be held on Friday, June 1, 2018, to make-up for class time lost to weather-related cancellations. This date is designated on the District calendar as a make-up date; it will be an Early Dismissal Day.

Click Here for Kindergarten Registration Information

ONLINE registration starts on Monday, February 26, 2018 @ 7AM.

Jane Boyd News....

NO After School Programming on March 26th

Please join us for Johnson STEAM Academy Night at the Cedar Rapids Kernels on Monday, April 23rd at 6:35pm! Gates open at 5:30pm.

Discounted Club tickets are $8.00 and are available for Johnson staff, students, families and friends. Come enjoy a night out at the ballpark!

Tickets can be purchased using the flyer distributed at school (also attached below), by calling the Kernels ticket office at (319)-896-7560, or online at the link below (Please select Section 114 to sit with other Johnson STEAM Academy friends!)


Johnston STEAM Academy celebrates World Happiness Day

Hello Friends,

Thought you might like to see the news footage of our Happiness Day! So wonderful

Thank you all!


Candace Lynch, Principal

Johnson STEAM Academy


Southside Boys & Girls Club Summer Program

· You can get our registration forms at our South location (across from the Johnson school playground: 361 17th St SE) or at Polk Alternative School (1500 B Ave NE)

· You are required to attend one of these orientations (361 17th St SE from 5:30-6:30 pm): - First come first serve – spots are limited

Thursday, May 3rd

Thursday, May 10th

Thursday, May 31st

**See attached flyer for more information

If you have further questions, please contact:

Lori Ampey



**Fish Tank Helper- We are looking for someone to help upkeep our fish tank. Please inquire at the front desk.

**Needed Volunteers- We are looking for volunteers that can wind-up tangled yarn for the Art Studio (this can be done at home)

Assistant Coach for Boys Let Me Run- Monday/Wednesday @ 3:50-5:00pm (especially looking for someone to help on Wednesdays)- the group meets late March thru May,

Winter Gear and Clothing Organizer- an hour once a week or once bi-weekly to help insure our small storage space in the clinic is orderly. Anytime between 9 am-3 pm Monday-Friday.

Reading Buddies Needed- 1 hour a week working with students on reading


** small plastic trays with no dividers (ex. Lean Cuisine, etc)- please drop off in the Art Studio

**Snacks needed for Enrichments- such as: granola bars, fruit snacks, etc

Plastic lids- Any plastic lid that is washed and ready. Milk jug, cottage cheese, juice, Gatorade. The more colorful the better! No clear lids. Please bring them to the Art Studio


JSA PTA Facebook page CLICK HERE

Next PTA meeting April 2nd

Johnson STEAM Academy Magnet School

Johnson STEAM Academy provides an innovative, respectful, educational environment for all its students. It does this by focusing on academic achievement through a curriculum infused with STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics.