JES Weekly E-Blast
March 20, 2016
Monday - Day 4
Tuesday - Day 5 - Lab Ratz
Wednesday - Day 1
Thursday - Spring Recess
Friday - Spring Recess
Monday - Spring Recess
Tuesday (3/29) - Day 2
Highlights From Last Week
Coming Up This Week
Elementary Strings Concert
3/21 @ 7:30 - HS Auditorium
5th Grade vs. Staff Basketball Game
3/23 @ 2:30
3/24 - 3/28
JES Art Night
3/30 @ 6:30-8:00 JES Cafeteria
JES Spring Sing - Parent Performance
4/1 @ 2:00 - JES Auditorium
English Language Arts (Grades 3-5) - 4/11, 4/12, 4/13, 4/14
Math (Grades 3-5) - 4/18. 4/19, 4/20
Science (Grade 4) - 4/25, 2/27
Bring Your Child to Work Day
Please completed a pre-approved absence form if you are planning on having your child participate in this event.
PTA 2016-2017 Board
Elections for the 2106-2107 JES PTA Board were held at the March PTA meeting on Wednesday, March. Congratulations to all of our incoming officers.
1st Vice President
2nd Vice President
Art Fun Night
Please join us on Wednesday, March 30 from 6:30-8:00 pm for a
fun night of art projects for students and families, K-5! Our art teacher, Mrs. Switzer, will be at school that evening and has organized projects using different art mediums. We hope to see you there!
Join the Kids of Steel Team
The JES Kids of Steel program officially kicked off this past week, but you can still join the fun. Register by March 31, and get ready to run and have fun. JES track sessions during the lunch hour will be offered again this year as well as Track Sundays from 1-2 p.m. at the High School with the other Mt. Lebanon Schools.
Back by popular demand, will be the student-teacher race offering 1/2 mile and 1 mile distances. Each registration in the kids of steel program gives us an opportunity to win the $1,000 physical education grant. Sign up today at http://thepittsburghmarathon.com. When registering make sure you select Jefferson Elementary School - Mt. Lebanon.
We are always in need of photos for the JES Yearbook. If you have photos of school events or extracurricular activities that you would like to see in the yearbook, please send the images firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to be a volunteer photographer at upcoming school events, please contact Sarah at email@example.com to coordinate schedules. Thank you.
MLEA Summer Grant Applications
MLEA is now accepting summer grant applications. For nearly 35 years, Mt. Lebanon School District teachers have awarded study grants for returning Mt. Lebanon students (current kindergarteners through 11th graders) who plan to participate in summer enrichment programs. These scholarships are sponsored by the members of the Mt. Lebanon School District Teachers' Union.
Examples of acceptable programs: (NOT found in our regular curriculum)
Leadership conferences, Art programs, Music programs, Drama programs, Dance studies, Forensic/debate programs, Science or computer science camps, Culture and language camps.
Programs that will not be funded: Athletic camps, Religious camps, Travel-abroad programs, Private tutoring/lessons
For an application to be considered, you must submit both of the following:
- Online application *Do NOT use the "copy" and "paste" function when completing your online application.*
- Two brief teacher/coach/mentor recommendations
NOTE: Applying does not ensure an award. Submit an application online at www.mlea.org. The application deadline is Monday, 4/25.
The Jefferson Elementary learning community has an exceptional reputation for its dedicated teachers, staff and parents working together to provide learning experiences for our children that include high expectations, a challenging curriculum and a shared commitment to provide the best education possible for each and every student.