James Morris School

Regional School District No.6, June 8, 2017

UPCOMING EVENTS and ITEMS of NOTE

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL: June 21, 2017

June 19 - 21 will be early dismissal days.

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Pre-Kindergarten schedule for June 19-21:

Morning Pre-K 8:50-10:50

Afternoon Pre-K 11:15-1:25



Important Cafeteria News

The last day to charge is June 9, 2017. If your child still has no money on their account or owes money, they will be given a cheese sandwich.


Scholastic Book Fair ends tomorrow

This week during school hours, Mrs. Battistoni and the JMS library are hosting a buy-one-get-one-free book fair. All sales help raise "Scholastic dollars" for teachers to expand their student libraries.


Summerfest for students entering grades 2-8

There is still time to register for SummerFest at Wamogo! Dates are June 26-August 3, 4 days per week (Monday through Thursday) from 9:00-2:00 (No camp July 3&4). The cost is $75.00 for TWO weeks of fun! Transportation to and from each elementary school will be provided. If interested, please email LAmartin@rsd6.org or sbagley@rsd6.org for a registration form.


Calendar

Week of June 5th - Scholastic Book Fair

June 9th - Field Day

June 14th - Pre-Kindergarten Graduation (10:15AM & 2PM)

- Grade Six "Moving Up" (7PM)

June 15th - Kindergarten Graduation (2PM)

June 19th, 20th, 21st - Early Dismissal (1:30PM)

June 22nd - No school until August

Summer Garden Maintenance

Over the next few weeks, JMS students will be sowing seeds and transplanting plants into the Giving Garden for this year’s growing season!


Through sustainable, organic practices the garden brings life-long, authentic learning into the lives of our students who work hard to collaboratively bring the garden to life. Throughout the summer, the delicious, nutritious produce is enjoyed by those in need at area soup kitchens and by families maintaining the garden. Upon arrival back to school in the fall, students enjoy the freshly picked produce and the JMS community is invited to join us at our Harvest Luncheon to enjoy the dishes each class freshly prepared.

The outreach, celebrations, and success of the garden will not be possible without the help of families helping to maintain the garden during the summer.


We are seeking families to sign-up for one week. Consider sharing the week with another family! If your family is able to help, please fill out this form

Flyers (attached)

  • 6th Grade Graduation Dance

  • Art Enrichment

  • Camp MOE flyer

  • Day Trippers

  • Elementary Tech Times

  • Grumbling Gryphons Summer Flyer

  • JMS Plant Sale

  • Karate

  • Lawn Sign - We Love Morris!

  • Litchfield Jazz Camp Kids

  • Morris Public Library Museum Passes

  • Morris Public Library Children's Summer Reading Kickoff

  • Sandy Beach Swim Lesson Flyer

  • Solar Eclipse

  • Story and Music Time

  • Summer Theatre

  • Summer-Fest

  • White Memorial Summer Nature Program

The Region-6 Way: Our Goal

It is our goal that Region-6 staff and students will internalize and reflect the Region-6 Way in all aspects of their day, including


  • striving for one’s personal best;

  • developing and maintaining positive and productive relationships;

  • communicating effectively and professionally;

  • developing leadership in one’s self and others;

  • preparing for maximum academic growth


Details about the Region-6 Way can be found here.

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