Weekly News From The Hill

February 27, 2018

Important Dates

  • Kindergarten Field Trip (East Columbia Library) - 03/01
  • Class Group Pictures and Spring Individual Portraits - 03/02
  • Hearing and Vision Services - 03/07
  • MOD Pizza Restaurant Night - 03/07
  • Jump Rope For Heart - 03/07 at 3:30pm
  • 1st Grade Field Trip (Science Center) - 03/13
  • PTA Meeting - 03/15 at 6:30pm
  • Hearing and Vision Rescreening - 03/19
  • Girls on The Run starts - 03/20
  • Rehearsals begin for Schoolhouse Theater Production of Beauty and the Beast - 03/21
  • 3rd Grade Field Trip (Howard County Conservatory) - 03/23
  • 2nd Grade Field Trip (Baltimore Museum of Industry) - 03/28

Jump Rope For Heart

We have currently raised $8,910. Our goal is to raise at least $9000. If our goal is met, students who donated will be part of the ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE. Principal Strong has volunteered to let them pour ice water over her.

Remember that all donations are due this Thursday, March 1st. Visit heart.org/jump to register and pay online. The Jump Rope For Heart event will be held next Wednesday, March 7th from 3:30pm-5:30pm.

The fliers below show samples of the prizes that can be won. Thank you for your support and being Heart Heroes!

--Ms. Brown and Mrs. Z.

Family Movie Night

It's time for another fun-filled family event. The Jeffers Hill movie night is this Friday, March 2nd at 6:15pm. See the flier below for more details.


This Friday, March 2nd, class group and spring individual portraits will be taken. Order forms and package information were sent home in last week's Friday folders.

--Ms. Cabrera

Read Across America Celebration

Jeffers Hill will be celebrating Read Across America Day during the week of March 5th through March 9th. We cordially invite parents to come into their child’s classroom as a guest reader. Please bring your favorite read-aloud to share your love of reading. To schedule your visit for that week, please contact your child’s classroom teacher by Friday, March 2nd. We are grateful for the support of our fabulous community!!! Click on the link below to see the week's schedule.

Read Across America Celebration

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration for the 2018-19 school year will be held next week, March 5th-9th. Registration hours at Jeffers Hill are from 10:00am-3:00pm. There will also be extended registration hours on Thursday, March 8th from 5:00pm-8:00pm. Please bring the following documents:

  • Birth certificate
  • Immunization shot record
  • Deed or Lease
  • Current utility bill (no welcome letters)

Click on the link below for additional information.

Kindergarten Registration

--Ms. Taylor

Hearing and Vision

Don't forget that hearing and vision screening is scheduled for Wednesday, March 7th. Students in kindergarten (who were not screened in pre-k), first grade, and anyone new to the state will be screened. If your child wears glasses please be sure they wear them to school that day.

--Ms. Blouse and Ms. Standeven

Free Dental Clinics

See the flier below for upcoming free dental clinics.

--Ms. Blouse and Ms. Standeven

Girls on the Run

Registration for the Spring 2018 Girls on the Run program is underway. See the flier below for more information and click the link below to register:

Girls on the Run Registration

PTA News

This month's PTA meeting is scheduled for next Thursday, March 15th at 6:30pm.

PTA Website

PTA Facebook

PTA Twitter

JHES Website

Community News

Click on the link below to find all information related to non-profit organization activities.

Community News

Association of Community Services of Howard County