May 22, 2022
School's Mission - To ignite a passion for learning and teaching at high levels.
School's Vision - From School to the world: All students prepared for productive futures.
Dear Parents and Students:
Please continue to monitor the HVJ website and review the Parent Newsletters for announcements, sports announcements, and school procedures. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out via email or contact the school. We are here to support you!
If there is information that you would like added to the newsletter, please feel free to email me at email@example.com. It is important to us to cover all updates and announcements that are useful to our students and parents/guardians.
H. Handy, Principal
FIRST BLOCK BEGINS AT 7:30AM - Parents - Please help - we have too many students signing in late each morning! They should be dropped off BEFORE 7:30a.m.
Interested in PTSA Officer role?
Summer School Information- Please read if you are attending summer school!
Jenkins Summer Embrace Program
June 1 – June 29
Arrival 7:00 – 7:30
Georgia Milestones End of Course Summer and Spring Retest Administration
- American Literature and Composition June 23-24, 2022
- Biology/Algebra I June 27, 2022
- U.S. History June 28, 2022
- Makeups June 29, 2022
Uniforms are mandatory. No exceptions
Transportation is NOT provided for High School Students.
Arrival/Dismissal - Jenkins students will arrive and be dismissed on the small bus ramp at the back of the school on the southwest side. Parents should turn off DeRenne Avenue onto Reuben Clark Dr. (Memorial Hospital access road) by the Pool. Then come to the second entrance on the right that leads to the back of the school. Windsor Forrest High School is also holding their Summer School at Jenkins. Windsor Forrest’s parents will drop off at the front of the school. Please make sure that you drop your student off at the back of the school with the Jenkins students.
Tardy Policy – Doors will closed at 7:30 AM. Students will not be allowed in after 7:30 AM. Students may be dropped off as early as 7 AM.
All students check in each day with Dr. Connors. Uniforms and Tardy policy will be enforced during the check in process.
Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.
Chromebooks will be redistributed June 1 to all students attending Summer School. Student’s must bring their Chromebooks each day.
Please call the school and ask for Dr. Connors (Assistant Principal/Coordinator) if you have any questions.
End of Year Soccer Party!
Band Camp Information 2022-2023
BAND CAMP SCHEDULE
General Meeting - Tuesday, 07/12/2022, 5:00 p.m.
Band Rehearsal - Wednesday - Friday (07/13 - 07/15/2022), 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Band Rehearsal - Monday - Tuesday (07/18 - 07/26/2022), 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Band Rehearsal - Wednesday - Tuesday (07/27 - 08/02/2022), 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.ALL BAND STUDENTS MUST HAVE A COMPLETED PHYSICAL EXAM IN ORDER TO PARTICPATE IN BAND CAMP!
Senior Awards Night - Congratulations to our Class of 2022! Thank you to Ms. Hall and our Counseling Team for planning such a wonderful evening!
Interested in hosting a Foreign Exchange Student?
In 4 weeks current Greenheart Exchange/Jenkins student Paul will be returning to his home country and we are actively seeking hosts for the 2022-23 school year. The best time to apply is now! You’ll get to know your student well in advance, meet their parents online, and plan for their arrival in late July. The 5 available spaces fill quickly so please don’t wait. We also accept referrals!
Contact Connie Polk, Area Coordinator, @ 502-387-8672 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Information
Seniors who intend to enroll in a university or technical college are reminded to complete your FAFSA as soon as possible. Completion of the FAFSA could result in grants to help pay your tuition. Open the FAFSA Checklist link below for instructions. FAFSA workshop dates will be announced soon.
FAFSA Checklist Create your FSA ID Step 1 Check with your school counselor about ﬁnancial aid nights or FAFSA completion events at your school or in your community.
No outside food or beverages!
Medication and Over the Counter Products
Medication and Over the Counter ProductsParents and guardians are to bring ALL medication to the school. Students may never bring medication of any kind, including over-the-counter products, to school. (With a current doctor's order on file, Nurse Smart may permit students to carry their Epi-pen or inhaler after checked in by the parent.)
Attention Seniors - Class of 2022
As you prepare for your senior year, Ms. Hall will be using Remind to share information with you. Please use the following to join Remind for the Class of 2022 according to your last name.
Last names beginning A-I text @hvjclasso to 81010
Last names beginning J-R text @hvjclassof to 81010
Last names beginning S-Z text @e9kd76e to 81010
The HVJ Counseling Team is ready to assist you!
Ms. Horace is on a temporary leave of absence. Please see the adjusted case load assignments until her return.
Mrs. Tressa Gilmore-Evans (9-12 Last Names A-D)
Office: (912) 395-6314 Google Voice (912) 483-9669
Ms. Theresa Horace (9-12 Last Names E-K)
Office: (912) 395-6314 Google Voice (919) 626-4567
Mr. Micky Berrong (9-12 Last Names L-R)
Office: (912) 395-6314 Google Voice (912) 712-6492
Ms. Felisha Jackson (9-12 Last Names S-Z)
Office: (912) 395-6314 Google Voice (912) 509-0459
Honors Chemistry - Guest Speakers in Mrs. Fortney's Class
Athletic Physical Packets 2022-2023
Georgia High School Immunization Guidelines - Please read!
SAT Tips and Tricks for Students
SAT News, Reminders, and Updates
SAT News, Reminders, and Updates
- Practice 15 minutes a day to prepare https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/practice
- Khan Academy free and personalized practice https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/practice/khan-academy
- SAT Practice Tests https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/practice/full-length-practice-tests
- SAT Study Groups https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/practice/study-groups
- Sample Questions https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sample-questions
Instructions for using school cash.
Need a Work Permit? Instructions Attached.
Mr. William Massey of Harvard Club of Savannah and Coastal Georgia presented an award to Ms. Ellie Nease. Congratulations Ellie!
Need to submit an address change? See directions below.
Do you need a chromebook? Having trouble logging into Its Learning or PowerSchool? Check out our Technology Instructional Guide
Explorer Post Applications for 2022-2023 - Excellent opportunities for students!
Graduation Checklist - Senior Parents - PLEASE READ! We want to ensure graduation runs smoothly!
Attention HVJ Students!
BEGINNING MAY 16-PLANET FITNESS IS PROVIDING FREE SUMMER MEMBERSHIPS TO HVJ STUDENTS.
All students can begin to pre-register now at https://www.planetfitness.com/summerpass/
Calling all teens: Join us in Summer 2022! Planet Fitness is offering a free summer membership for high school students. Get the High School Summer Pass.
Here's the best page to stay informed moving forward:
WORK BASED LEARNING
TIME IS RUNNING OUT!
WORK BASED LEARNING REQUIREMENTS FOR FALL 2022
Complete a WBL Application
Requirements for Fall School Year
- Be at least 16 years of age
- Classified as a Junior or Senior (per system standards)
- Currently employed (if applying for 2nd Semester of current school year. Job cannot be seasonal**)
- Complete an application-Review all information requested. (located on the school's website)
- Submit a Resume along with the application
- Three positive teacher recommendations (see application)
- Secure employment by July (for Fall of upcoming School Year)
- Good Discipline and Attendance
- Be able to complete a pathway by graduation
- Reliable transportation
Save as: First initial Last Name WBL 22-23. Please proofread, spellcheck, check for capitalization, and check application for completeness before submitting.
Submit within three days. No incomplete applications will be
WBL You Tube Video