Coloma Junior High

Week of October 25th, 2021

Parent Teacher Conferences - Oct. 27 & Oct. 28th

We will be holding Parent Teacher Conferences on Wednesday, Oct. 27th and Thursday, Oct. 28th from 4pm - 7pm.


We will be offering both an in person option and a virtual option.


  • In person will be first come, first serve in the main hallway of the Junior High. We ask that conferences are kept to 5-8 minutes to allow everyone the opportunity to see all 6 teachers.
  • Virtual Conferences will be scheduled directly through Mrs. Tremblay. Please email wtremblay@ccs.coloma.org to request a virtual conference. Please include your child's name, preferred dates/times and any specific concerns you might have so that we can schedule accordingly.

Start of 2nd Marking Period

Monday is the start of 2nd Marking Period. This is a perfect time to set new goals and reset from any set backs in the 1st Marking Period. Report Cards will be available for pick up at Parent Teacher Conferences and we will also post final grades into the Parent Portal.


If you have concerns or questions about your child's progress, come see us at Parent Teacher Conferences we are happy to set a plan for your child's success.

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Delayed Start Wednesday

This Wednesday, October 27th is a Delayed Start Wednesday. Our building will open at 9:30 and classes begin at 10:00.

Friday, Oct. 29th - Half Day

We will follow our Half Day Schedule on Friday, October 29th. School will be dismissed at 11:37am.

We had a Scary Good Time at our Halloween Dance!!!

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Student Illness

Just a reminder to please keep your child home if they are exhibiting any of the following symptoms as laid out in our Return to Learn Plan.


Students exhibiting the following symptoms which are strong indicators of COVID-19 shall remain home or excluded from school for 10 days unless a negative COVID-19 test result or a doctor’s note stating the student may return to school is provided to school authorities.


● Fever (temp over 100.4) or feeling feverish/chills

● Cough

● Sore throat

● Runny or stuffy nose (congestion)

● Muscle or body aches

● Headaches

● Fatigue (tiredness)

● Vomiting and diarrhea

● Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

● New loss of taste or smell

Quarantine Reminders

Under our current mask recommendations we are following the current quarantine requirements:


Close contact within six (6) feet of positive individual will be quarantined for 10 days from last date of contact. Fully vaccinated individuals do not quarantine unless symptomatic


Students that are quarantined should be checking their Google Classrooms, PowerSchool and email throughout the school day. Teachers will communicate with students in a variety of ways. Be sure your child is asking for help as needed and does their best to stay on pace with their classes to ease their return to school.

This Week in Second Step Lessons

Every week when we conduct a new lesson, we will let families know what is covered so that you can continue to support the initiative from home.

Topics this Week

6th Graders will begin the discussion of recognizing bullying and harassment.

7th Graders will discuss harassment and how it is different from bullying

8th Graders will examine common beliefs about bullying and harassment.


Continuing the Conversation at Home

6th Grade families - You can ask your child about their experiences and tell them that you are there to support them.

7th Grade families - You can discuss harassment and examples that you have witnessed.

8th grade families - You can continue the conversation by discussing bullying and harassment.

The Week Ahead

Monday

RTI - 4th Hour

SEL Lesson #8


Tuesday

RTI - 5th Hour


Wednesday

Delayed Start

Parent Teacher Conferences 4pm - 7pm


Thursday

RTI - 6th Hour

Parent Teacher Conferences 4pm - 7pm


Friday

Half Day All Students

Dismissal 11:37am

Upcoming Dates

11/10 - Delayed Start

11/24 - 11/26 - No School Thanksgiving Break

12/1 - Delayed Start

CCS District Calendar 2021-22

View the 2021-22 School Year Calendar by clicking here.

Safe Return to School - CCS Webpage

Information regarding Coloma Community Schools Safe Return to School Plans are available here.

Junior High Student Handbook

Updated Student Handbook 2021-22

Inspire to Achieve - Empower for Success