Weekly News From The Hill
May 11th, 2018
- 4th Grade In-House Field Trip (Days of Taste) - 05/14
- Enrichment Celebration - 05/16 at 5:30pm
- PTA Meeting - 05/17 at 6:30pm
- Schoolhouse Theater Performance of Beauty and the Beast - 05/17 at 7:00pm
PTA - Thank you for providing breakfast, lunch, survival kits, and treats.
Parents - Thank you for the cards, treats, gifts, and donations of food and beverages.
Camp Attaway - Thank you for providing lunch on Field Day. (For more details about this program, click Camp Attaway.)
Columbia Scuba - Thank you for lending Ms. Strong the wet suit for the Field Day Ice Bucket Challenge. (For more details about this community supporter, click Columbia Scuba)
Volunteers - Thank you for helping Ms. Brown and Ms. Z with Field Day!
--The Jeffers Hill Family
Our 3rd-5th grade students will be taking the PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) assessment in the upcoming weeks. The testing window will continue through June 5th. PARCC is a computer based standardized assessment that measures students' readiness to succeed in college and careers. Students will be assessed on their proficiency in Math and English/Language Arts.
Below are the testing dates for each grade level. Please make sure your child gets plenty of rest the night before, eats a good breakfast on the day of, and arrives to school on time. Please try to schedule any appointments you may have around the testing times. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Vanisko at firstname.lastname@example.org
ELA - May 15th-17th (9:00am-10:45am)
ELA - May 22nd-25th (10:15am-12:15pm)
GT Enrichment Celebration
During the open house, we will unveil the enrichment website highlighting the projects the students have worked on. Since the celebration is digital, it allows participants the flexibility to view the various projects at your discretion.
--Ms. Strawhorn and Ms. Epstein
Schoolhouse Theater Arts
The MESA Closing Ceremony was held on Tuesday, May 8th. All in attendance were excited and proud of our future scientists, engineers, and mathematicians. Our MESA Team did a fine job representing Jeffers Hill! We look forward to next year's program. Click the link below to see pictures of our final activities and our supporters.
--Mr. Osahon and Ms. Biegel
Days of Taste
JHES Field Day
We also want to acknowledge our fearless leader, Ms. Strong, for participating in the Ice Bucket Challenge. She withstood the challenge of having cups and buckets of water dumped on her by a combined total of 465 students and 70 staff!
A picture is worth a thousand words. A special thank you goes to Ms. Coleman, Special Ed paraeducator, for capturing our great moments! Take a look at our day of fun by clicking the link below.
--Ms. Brown and Ms. Zinalabedini
GenCyber Summer Camp
Upon completion of the program, students will have an awareness of professional careers in Cybersecurity, online safety, and how to safeguard personal devices. The program will run from Monday, July 23rd through Friday, August 3rd and there will be two 1-week sessions. If your child is interested in being part of this awesome experience, click on the link below to submit an application. If you have questions, please email Ms. Griffin at email@example.com.
Media Book Check-Out
From The Health Room
--Ms. Blouse and Ms. Standeven
From Atholton Swim Club
We offer small class sizes and follow the American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim curriculum. Lessons are conveniently offered in the mornings or evenings in 2 week long sessions. Session 1 begins June 6th - Register today! Contact Kristen at ASCLessonsdirector@gmail.com
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--Kristen, Atholton Swim Club Lessons Director
From Camp Improv - Summer Comedy Camp
Session 1: July 9-13, Session 2: July 16-20
Director: Kathryn Carlsen, Centennial HS Theatre
This camp is all about the joy of jumping in and finding the funny. Listening, saying “yes, and,” collaboration and flexibility are key. Though there is a focus on the basics, students with prior improv experience will find an opportunity to strengthen their basic comedy muscles.
Grades 2-5 : 9am-12pm
Students will work on creativity and teamwork through improv, storytelling, and clowning exercises. Students will perform a show at the end of the week featuring the skills that they learned.
Location: Camp Improv takes place at Centennial High School on the stage and in theatre room.
Cost: $195 includes a Camp Improv shirt
Performance: Students will perform on the Friday of the camp week at 7pm. All tickets to the show are complimentary!
Registration Due: June 1st. Returned check fee is $25.
Questions? Email Kathryn Carlsen at firstname.lastname@example.org
Camp Improv is supported by the Centennial High School Boosters.
Visit campimprov.org for information and registration.
Planning to Move?
Please bring the following documents:
- Birth certificate
- Immunization shot record
- Deed or Lease
- Current utility bill (no welcome letters)
Click on the link below for additional registration information.
Online School Payments
To pay for the upcoming 5th grade field trip, you must set up your account and then pay. To get started, click the link below.
If you have any issues with the system please contact Ms. Allen in the front office or email email@example.com. Thank you for helping us improve our money collection process.