LAJH Guidance News
September is National Suicide Awareness Month
We can all help prevent suicide. Every year, the Lifeline and other mental health organizations, plus individuals across the U.S. and around the world raise awareness of suicide prevention during September, National Suicide Prevention Month. Click on Lifeline to find out how you can take part in spreading awareness about suicide prevention.
National Suicide Prevention Week in the United States is from September 10-16, 2017. Staff and students at LAJH can support Suicide Prevention Month by wearing yellow on Friday-September 15, 2017.
Hispanic Heritage Month
*Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest is open to all 4th-12th grade students in the state of Florida. Winners will receive a 4-Year scholarship provided by Florida Prepaid College Foundation!
* School Activities: Our Spanish classes will be displaying informational posters around the school about Hispanic and Latin countries. The school library will also have displays of traditional Hispanic costumes and an array of literature about Hispanic and Latino culture.
🤓Duke TIP's 7th Grade Talent Search
Duke TIP’s 7th Grade Talent Search helps academically talented students identify their strengths, develop their abilities and interests, and celebrate their achievements at a crucial time when they are forming their identities and looking ahead to the future. Participants learn about their strengths with an above-level test (either the ACT or SAT) and receive benefits like specialized publications and resources, educational guidance, recognition of their abilities, and academic challenges. Enrolling in the 7th Grade Talent Search is also the first step to attending TIP’s renowned online and face-to-face educational programs.
* There are approximately thirty-7th grade students at LAJH who are eligible for Duke TIP's 7th Grade Talent Search. Students who have a Raw Score ≥ 360 on FSA Math or FSA ELA from 6th grade are eligible to apply. *FSA Scores can be found on the FOCUS Parent Portal by clicking on the "My Child" tab and highlight "Test History".
*September 12, 2017: School Interim Reports will be posted on the FOCUS Parent Portal.
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