Jedlicka Middle School

Community Updates: April 8, 2022

Thursday is Purple Up Day at PPS!

April is the month of the Military Child and Purple Up Day is a day where everyone wears purple to show their support for military kids. We are going to be having Purple Up Day on Thursday, April 14th (next week).

Cheer Team Tryouts: Open to incoming 7th - 12th graders

Monday April 11th — 6 - 7 pm
Tryout Information & Parent/Participant Meeting
Meeting will be held in the warming room at the hockey arena. You will collect your tryout packet at this meeting.

Tryouts will take place as follows:

Wednesday April 13th — 4:30-7:30 pm
Conference room upstairs at the hockey arena

Thursday April 14th — 4:30-7:30 pm
Conference room upstairs at the hockey arena

Friday — Official Tryouts! 4:30-7:30 pm
Conference room upstairs at the hockey arena

On ice hockey team tryouts 5:45-6:45 pm


CLICK HERE to view a list of resources compiled by our 8th grade Health students.

Mark your calendars for SPRING FLING

Friday, April 29th

3 PM - 6 PM

This will be a great opportunity for students to dance, play games, and just have some fun! More information coming soon.

Spring Fundraiser

We are so excited to announce our spring card fundraiser! We will be selling

boxes of 30 greeting cards for $30 each. The school will be making $13/box to enrich your child’s education!

The top seller will win a $75 Amazon gift card. Second place will win a $50 gift

card to Amazon!

There are 4 different styles of boxes.

  • Box 1 and 2 are both all-occasion boxes with a mixture of cards. There is everything from birthday cards to wedding cards!
  • The Kids Birthday Box has 30 birthday cards.
  • The Thanks and Blanks are exactly that…30 thank you cards and blank cards!

All the cards are beautiful and individually plastic wrapped. They also all come with a matching envelope.

Attached is an order form and pictures of all the boxes available.

All checks should be made out to: Jedlicka Middle School.

Order forms are due by Fri., April 22nd. Pickup will be announced by the school.

Please call/text the fundraising coordinator, Kelly Marthaler, with any questions!

651-253-0449 or email her at

Cards for a Cause Fundraiser with Usborne Books & More

MCA Testing Right Around the Corner

It's important to have everyone in attendance each day your student is scheduled for their MCA or Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment. Below you can access more information about statewide assessments and Proctor specific programming.

Click here to read more through the MCA Parent Fact Sheet

Click here to access the ISD704 Testing and Assessment Page which contains specific information about our testing programs, district calendar, and parent/guardian information about participation in statewide assessments

Upcoming MCA Testing Dates

April 19: 6th grade Reading

April 20: 7th grade Reading

April 21: 8th grade Reading

April 26: 6th grade Math

April 27: 7th grade Math

April 28: 8th grade Math

May 4: 8th grade Science

Yearbook Information

Ordering and customizing your yearbook is quick and easy!

1. Go to

2. Enter our school's passcode:


Regular price: $17.00 + tax

Deadline: May 2

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Reminder about student dress code as weather (hopefully) gets warmer

As the weather gets warmer, it is important to remember that we have a dress code at Proctor Public Schools and some clothing is not appropriate to wear while at school. According to school policy, inappropriate clothing includes but is not limited to:

  • Short shorts

  • Short dresses or skirts

  • Skimpy tank tops that expose the midriff

  • “Undershirts” worn as a top

  • Clothing that reveals the underwear when standing in a normal body posture

  • Halter tops

  • Clothing which bears a message that is lewd, vulgar, obscene, has a sexual reference or promotes products or activities that are illega for use by minors

  • Clothing with objectionable emblems, signs, words, objects, or pictures that communicate a message that is racist, sexist, or otherwise derogatory to a protected minority group

Parents Involved in Education Update

Our PIE group met last night to discuss a range of topics as well as to coordinate some fundraising ideas. We have some exciting ideas I hope to share with everyone soon. Until then, please let me know if you are interested in joining our PIE group.

Check out the Learning Conversation Starters

The JMS teachers create helpful documents each week called Learning Conversation Starters. These one-page documents foreshadow the coming week for students and families. Click on the links below to get a broad understanding of what your child is learning. These are also posted on our school website.

Learning Conversation Starters




Setting up Infinite Campus

Infinite Campus is a free program for families-- providing access to essential information about your child's academic progress. Common uses of Infinite Campus are to check on grades, missing assignments, review attendance, and receive notifications from the teachers.

Each child has a different activation key. This unique code is used to provide access to secure information such as academic performance and attendance. Enter your child's activation key into the system to gain access. CLICK HERE to enter this information.

Don't worry if you don't have an activation key. Simply CLICK HERE to create a new account

Railstrong Winners

Being Railstrong means:

...Always doing the right thing, even when no one is watching

...Representing yourself, your family, your school, and your community positively at all times.

Our Railstrong values are Respect, Attitude, Integrity, Learning, and Safety. Be sure to check out our archive of past winners. Learn more by viewing our Railstrong Standards.

The winners are...

  1. 6th Grade

    1. Eli Maeder

    2. Clare Graves

    3. Katherine Sander

    4. Lucas Radtke

  2. 7th Grade

    1. Coley Hester

    2. Kylie MacDonald

    3. Harlow Giswold

    4. Logan Kosloski

  3. 8th Grade

    1. Izibelle Stafford

    2. Tori Nelson

    3. Jayden Mercier

    4. Tridian Butler

Help Wanted -- We Are Hiring

If you are interested in working at Proctor Public Schools, we welcome you to apply. We currently have job openings for bus drivers, paraprofessionals, LPN and RN nursing, food service positions, custodians, and substitute teachers and substitute paraprofessionals. If you are interested in a career or a part-time job helping students at Proctor Public Schools, please contact Lori Johnson in our District Office.

JMS Community Updates Archive

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