JJH Warrior Newsletter

Jennings Junior High College and Career Prep Academy

Red Ribbon Week

JJH celebrated Red Ribbon Week on October 23-31. Red Ribbon Week is a national campaign for drug and alcohol prevention observed annually in October. The students enjoyed many activities throughout the week from themed dress days, announcements on drug prevention, a door decorating contest, and a Glow Party for "Lights Out on Drugs". Lots of fun was had all week by students and staff for a great cause like drug prevention.
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PTSO Family Fun Night

The October PTSO meeting was Family Fun Night. The Exploratory teachers put together a night of fun for the whole family. Students and their families participated in Line dancing, friendly competitions in the gym, a tour of the weight room, Anti-Bullying skits, music from the choir and strings, and speakers talking about nutrition and health.

The next PTSO meeting will be held on November 29. The focus will be on literacy. Many fun activities are planned to encourage reading can be fun.

Mizzou Experience

A parent meeting was held on November 1, 2018, for students and their parents who are planning on going to the Mizzou Experience. The overnight field trip will take place on November 7 and 8. Each year eighth-grade students who are nominated by their teachers go to Mizzou for a tour of the campus.
Mr. Weaver talks with parents about the field trip.

No Tardies Incentives

Donuts anyone? Students can now have them for not being tardy to school. Students who have not been tardy to school since the beginning of the year were recognized on November 1, 2018, at breakfast. The students were able to choose a donut from the Wall of Donuts.

International Visit

JJH was visited by the Deputy Secretary of Singapore's Ministry of Education on October 31. She spent her time visiting classrooms where Narrative essays were being read and was entertained by both the choir and the strings. JJH was just one of the schools she visited on her trip to learn about the great things that are happening in the Jennings School District.

UpComing Events

November 5 Student voting

November 6 Early Out at 11:30

November 6 WE Day

November 7 and 8 Mizzou Experience

November 16 Progress Reports

November 21 and 23 Thanksgiving Break

November 29 PTSO Meeting