Jordan/Jackson News You Can Use

September 27, 2022

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School Safety Presentation for Families

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Mansfield High School Auditorium

7:00 - 8:30 PM


On Wednesday, September 28, 2022, our School Resource Officers, Detectives Ken Wright and Derek McCune, will provide an overview of school safety and security for the district. They will answer questions from the audience. An administrator from each school will also be in attendance.


This 90-minute event will begin at 7:00 PM and will be held at the Mansfield High School Auditorium. Mansfield Cable Access will record the presentation and we will post a link on our website once available.

SUPPORT MESA AND OUR SCHOOLS FOR TAKEOUT TUESDAY - TONIGHT!

MESA's first Takeout Tuesday of the new school year is TODAY! Skip the dishes, and grab a quick and easy dinner at Mooyah.

MOOYAH in Mansfield Crossing

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

4 to 8 PM

Simply mention MESA when you order and a portion of the profits will be donated to MESA. If you order through the MOOYAH app, use the promo code MANSFIELDMAFUN.

iCARE Reading Volunteers Needed

Kim Piro is soliciting volunteers this year to serve as classroom readers to benefit her "iCARE” (Introducing Children to Acceptance through Reading and Education) program began 19 years ago to teach students in grades preschool thru 5 about their special needs peers. Books focus on a variety of different disabilities and are available in the school’s library.


If you are interested in volunteering, it can be very rewarding and takes as little as half an hour of your time. If you are an interested parent who would like to read one of these books to a classroom, please call/text Kim Piro at 781-630-0463 or email her at kimpiro20@gmail.com. You can also register to be a reader online at www.thejamiefund.org. Go to the website and click where it asks you to volunteer. Readings will start in January and go through February/March at all three elementary schools.

SEPTEMBER LUNCH MENU

CLICK THIS BUTTON FOR THIS MONTH'S STUDENT LUNCH MENU

CHAMPS AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS

Personal Best Karate

Personal Best Karate is proud to offer a 4 week class at the Jordan Jackson school starting in October! The class will be held in the gym on Tuesday from 2:30pm to 3:15pm! The $35 fee goes directly back to the elementary schools. Please see the flyer for registration details.

Personal Best Karate Flyer


MUSIC LESSONS

It's that time of year again! Registration for music lessons at the Jordan/Jackson School is now open. Band, Orchestra and Keyboard are offered and supported by the CHAMPS program. Lessons will start in mid October and continue until the end of the year. Registration forms are due as soon as possible! Enrollment is not guaranteed and determined by a first-come first-served basis. See the registration forms below.


Band (4th & 5th grade)

Orchestra (3rd, 4th & 5th grade)

Keyboard (4th & 5th grade)

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Community Service Awards - Youth Category

The Town of Mansfield Community Service Award is presented annually to citizens of Mansfield who exemplifies the spirit of public service by sharing their time, talent, and energy for the betterment of our community. Awardees will be presented with an honorary plaque and will have their names listed on a plaque at Mansfield Town Hall.


Please consider nominating a candidate for the Youth Category who possesses the qualifications above. To nominate someone for this award, please use the following link to complete the nomination form. Nominations will be accepted through October 31, 2022. Click: Nomination Form


In the past, the following students have received this award:


2021: Ryan Morley

2020: Catherine Fitzgerald

2019: Caroline Kanevski

2018: Nicole Penney

UPCOMING WEBINARS FOR FAMILIES - McLEAN HOSPITAL

October 5, 2022

Taming the Perfectionistic Drive
Nathaniel Van Kirk, Ph.D.

Description:
1. Learn about the different forms perfectionism may take and how to differentiate between adaptive/functional perfectionism and mal-adaptive perfectionism.
2. Recognize signs of maladaptive perfectionism and it's impact.
3. Learn strategies for combating maladaptive perfectionism and supporting high school students struggling with perfectionism.

Jordan/Jackson Dates to Remember

September 28 - Early Release Day at 11:40am

October 10 - No School/Holiday

October 12 - Bus Evacuation Drill

October 19 - Early Release Day at 11:40am

November 4 - Picture Retake Day

MESA NEWS

Mansfield Elementary School Association (MESA) is our parent organization for the Robinson and Jordan/Jackson Elementary Schools.


Click the following link: September 27, 2022 Newsletter

THINKING OF VOLUNTEERING? FILL OUT A CORI FORM

EMAIL THE COMPLETED CORI FORM AND A COPY OF YOUR PHOTO ID TO: STEPHANIE.KIERYS@MANSFIELDSCHOOLS.COM OR MAIL TO: MANSFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS, C/O HUMAN RESOURCES, 6 PARK ROW, MANSFIELD, MA 02048

IF YOU WERE WALKING THROUGH JORDAN/JACKSON, YOU MIGHT SEE........

MEET 'SKITTLES FLUFF McRAINBOW', MISS STEINBACH'S CLASSROOM 'MONSTER'

CLICK ON THE PICTURES BELOW

TRANSITIONING YOUR CHILD BACK TO SCHOOL

In last week's newsletter, we included links to the following which many people found helpful. If you missed them, we've included them again for your convenience:


Fun First Week of School Traditions

Helpful Ways to Talk to Your Children About School

The Importance of Sleep

Promoting Healthy Media Use Habits

5 Ways to Help Your Children Have a Better Year

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AFFORDABLE CONNECTIVITY PROGRAM

We would like to make you aware of the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), a U.S. government program that will save you up to $30 a month on your home Internet. For many households, this benefit can make your internet access free. Eligible households can also receive a discount of up to $100 for the purchase of a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers.


For more info, please visit: https://acpbenefit.org.

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