JCMS Parent News

Issue 1, Thursday, November 15, 2018

1st School-wide Newsletter. . .

In an attempt to better communicate with JCMS families, we will be sending out monthly school-wide newsletters. Our first full issue will be sent the first week of December. We will keep this one short and sweet as we have one important favor to ask of you: Please complete the survey linked below today!


If you have any suggestions or feedback on what you would like to see in our monthly newsletter, please e-mail Mrs. Oentrich: heatheroentrich@usd475.org thank you for your input and help with this!!

JCMS Climate and Safety Survey. . .

Families of JCMS Students- We need your help! In order to make JCMS the best; your valuable feedback is needed. We are far below where we want to be with participation in this Climate & Safety Survey. Currently almost all students and staff have completed their surveys. We need more input from families! Please click the link below and use the username and password here. This survey works best on a computer, but can be taken on a mobile device. Please call 717-4400 if you have any questions or would like to come to the school to complete the survey!



  • Username: PARENT_JCM
  • Password: V5R8N4G5



Thank you for your commitment to your student! The deadline for completing this survey is today, November 15, 2018.

Upcoming Important Dates. . .

  • November 19-23: No School- Happy Thanksgiving!
  • December 3: No School PK-12: Professional Development
  • December 11 5:00 p.m.: Late Winter Sports Parent Meeting (Bowling & Boys' Basketball)
  • December 13 7:00 p.m.: Band Concert
  • December 17 7:00 p.m.: Orchestra Concert
  • December 18 7:00 p.m.: Vocal Music Concert
  • December 20: Student-Faculty Basketball Game
  • December 21: No School PK-12: Work Day