Jaguar Journal

October 2, 2020

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POSITIVE SHOUT-OUTS

Congratulations to the following students who received positive student shout-outs this week!

Way to be the kind kids!



  • Mackenzie Stapleton
  • Nicholas Sweat
  • Zara Colon
  • Aiden Cwik
  • Makenzie Dugan


Our staff is on the lookout for all acts of kindness. If your child is caught demonstrating acts of kindness, he/she will be recognized on the announcements every Friday.

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SPOTLIGHT ON FIRST GRADE

Mrs. Brock, Mrs. Knauss and Mrs. Lane's Classes

First grade has been very busy the past few weeks. All classes have been learning how to add in math and sounding out words as well as reading fabulous books in reading class. They are also learning about apples and pumpkins during this Fall season. In Mrs. Brock's class they are doing an author study with Mo Willems books. In Mrs. Knauss' class they are reading about Johnny Appleseed, and in Mrs. Lane's class, they are reading all about African Animals. It is so fun to watch all the learning taking place in all three of these classes!

The Ohio National Guard Family Readiness & Warrior Support Newsletter

Please take a look at the wonderful resources that are provided in this newsletter from this organization. We think you will find the resources to be helpful for children of all ages.

Halloween

This year we will still be able to celebrate Halloween at school, however, there will not be a parade. We also, cannot invite parents into the building for the classroom parties. We will have some fun as the students are allowed to wear costumes and celebrate with their classmates. The costumes must be comfortable enough so that students can wear them all day long. Students will not be permitted to change into their costumes at school. No make-up, face paint, weapons, or masks are allowed. COVID masks are still required. Please keep all this information in mind as you prepare to get ready for the upcoming holiday. If your child will not be comfortable in a costume all day, he/she can participate by wearing Halloween spirit wear or any Halloween colors.

Picture Day

Our picture day was on October 1st. If your child was absent, we will have a makeup picture day on November 12th. On October 1st, every student in the building was photographed. If you did not send in money on that day and would like to purchase the pictures, you can still order them online until midnight tonight, October 2nd. If you order online, the website is inter-state.com/order. You will need to use the code 52993BB. November 12th will also be the day that our virtual students will have their pictures taken. Our virtual students will be taking the pictures at Thomas Jefferson after school hours. We will have a sign-up system so that you can choose a time that is convenient for you. We will be sending out more information as we get closer to the date.

Power School Updates

IMPORTANT: Please complete your information in PowerSchool! You should have received a link from computer services to update your information. We will need to have accurate phone numbers. All the information will need to be completed as soon as possible. It is imperative that we are able to reach you, should your child become ill, or in case of an emergency. We still have many students without updated information. If you do not have the email with the link or need assistance with this, please contact Mrs. Flick in the office at 440.942.7244.
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Mumkin Pick-up

Monday, October 5th from 5-7:00 pm is our PTO mumkin pick up. Please drive around as you would in the parent pick up and drop off line. The mums will be back by the pavilion. We will not be able to store the mums, so please have someone pick up for you if this will time/date will not work for you.

Weekend Lunches

All students in the district will be given meals to take home for the weekend. This program is an extension of the Federal Summer Feeding Program and is of no cost to our families or to the school district. If you do NOT want to receive the meals, please complete the form linked below. Otherwise, your child will bring home pre-packaged meals every weekend.


https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfG_otOn8fDq-HSJ2EWDWUDZPxKl_uKYQTyOuO0KdyU_bO_xA/viewform

Upcoming Dates

  • October 5 Mumkin Pick-Up
  • October 9 No school - NEOEA Day
  • October 16 End of the First Grading Period
  • October 20 PTO Meeting - Virtual
  • October 22 Conferences
  • October 26 Conferences
  • October 30 Halloween Celebration at School
  • November 5 Conferences

Reminders

  • NEOEA DAY is next Friday, October 9th. There is no school for virtual and in-person students
  • Please make sure that your child has an extra mask in their bookbag.
  • The weather has been cooling down, please remember to have your child bring a jacket. Everyone will be going outside for recess every day unless it rains.
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Thomas Jefferson Contact Numbers

  • Attendance Line 440.283.2177
  • Office Number 440.942.7244
  • Mrs. George 440.283.2258
  • Mrs. Pasquale 440.918.8974