Coloma Junior High

Week of October 18th, 2021

End of 1st Marking Period - Friday, Oct. 22nd

This Friday is the end of Marking Period 1, be sure to check your child's Power School to insure that they have all missing assignments turned in prior to the end of the week.

Picture Retakes - Friday Oct. 22nd

If you missed our original picture date, or maybe don't love the pictures, our Picture Retake day is this Friday. Just report to the Library when announced and Geskus will help take care of your needs.

Halloween Dance this Thursday!

Our Annual Halloween Dance is Thursday, Oct. 21st from 5pm - 7pm


Tickets will be on sale Tuesday through Thursday during lunches.

Tickets are $5


We will also have pizza, drinks and snacks available for purchase at the dance, be sure to bring some spending money if you are interested.


Costumes are encouraged under the following guidelines:

  • No full covered face masks
  • No look alike weapons
  • Please limit the blood and gore


There will not be study hall on Thursday after school - students will need transportation to and from the dance.

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.

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

Student Council Updates

We held our first Student Council Meeting this week. 1st hour Class representatives discussed upcoming volunteer opportunities and activities.


Students interested in running for a Student Council Officer Position must turn in an application next week. Applications will be available in the main office.

Officer positions will be held as follows:

8th Grade - President

7th Grade - Vice President

6th Grade - Secretary/Treasurer

Tank the Therapy Pup

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 bring together an action plan of how to achieve their goal.

7th Graders will talk about how to assist a 6th grader that is struggling to learn something new

8th Graders will envision a path to become their best selves.


Continuing the Conversation at Home

6th Grade families - You can discuss how you can support your child's goal at home.

7th Grade families - You can describe a way that you have overcome a roadblock.

8th grade families - You can continue the conversation by asking your child how you can help them develop skills or abilities.

The Week Ahead

Monday

RTI - 5th Hour

SEL Lesson #7

Girls Volleyball Home 5pm


Tuesday

RTI - 6th Hour

Dance Tickets on Sale


Wednesday

RTI - 1st Hour

Dance Tickets on Sale


Thursday

RTI - 2nd Hour

Dance Tickets on Sale

Halloween Dance 5pm - 7pm


Friday

RTI - 3rd Hour

Picture Retakes

Upcoming Dates

10/27 - Parent Teacher Conferences 4pm - 7pm

10/28 - Parent Teacher Conferences 4pm - 7pm

10/29 - Half Day All Students

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

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