Jordan/Jackson News You Can Use

Thursday, October 28, 2021

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SECOND ANNUAL HALLOWEEN DRIVE THRU - TONIGHT AT 6:00PM

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IDIOM DAY - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29

Come to school dressed as your favorite idiom. (Shhh! Don't tell anyone what idiom you are because part of the fun will be trying to guess what idiom you are dressed as!)


Check out this video to learn more about idioms: That's an idiom


Here are some popular idioms:


As easy as ABC

Cool as a cucumber

Down to the wire

It's in the bag

Out of the blue

Pass with flying colors

Piece of cake

Fish out of water

Cat got your tongue

Hold your horses


There are many more. Be creative and have fun!!

PICTURE RETAKES - NOVEMBER 2

Pictures are going home this week with your child. If your student missed picture day or you would like to have a retake of your child's picture, LifeTouch will be returning Tuesday, November 2.

ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL MESA FOOD DRIVE

We had a very successful food drive this year - an all time high record!! Students brought their classroom donations to the multipurpose room where MESA volunteers weighed and logged in each classroom's total weight of food donations. Some healthy competition along with lots of cheering could be heard throughout the school. A heartfelt thank you to all the Jordan/Jackson community for supporting this very important event.


TOTAL JORDAN/JACKSON DONATIONS: 2,600 pounds!!


Top 3 Classrooms:

Mrs. DeAngelis' 5th grade class with 394 pounds

Miss Haapaoja's 5th grade class with 277 pounds

Miss Parker's 4th grade class with 166 pounds



Miss Parker's 4th grade class is pictured below.

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Coding in the Innovation Station

In honor of Massachusetts STEM Week, our Innovation Station celebrated a Grand Re-Opening! Thank you to Ms. Keller and Ms. Shruhan for introducing these coding activities to students in 2019. Staff and students have been enthusiastic about the return of our hands-on activities throughout the school. We look forward to introducing more challenges throughout the year.
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MESA's UNfundraiser Now Through October 29th

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE

McLean School Parent Workshop Presentation

Topic: Approach Coping/Resilience Skills


If you missed McLean's webinar last week, please click on the following links to view their presentation:


McLean Parent Workshop Presentation Password: McLean


Building Resilience Flyer

Building a Resilient Child Slides

Jordan/Jackson Dates to Remember

November 2 - Picture Retakes

November 3 - EARLY RELEASE @ 11:10 am

November 11 - NO SCHOOL

November 24 - November 26 - NO SCHOOL/Thanksgiving Break

December 9 and 10 - EARLY RELEASE @ 11:10am Parent Teacher Conferences

A Note About Halloween from the National Association of Elementary School Principals

You can ensure families stay safe and healthy for Halloween with this month's Report to Parents. Click the following link: Halloween Healthy Habits
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IF YOU WERE WALKING THROUGH JORDAN/JACKSON, YOU MIGHT SEE.......

(CLICK ON THE PICTURES BELOW)

FIFTH GRADE SELF-PORTRAITS TIM BURTON'S STYLE, AMERICAN FILMAKER, ANIMATOR AND ARTIST

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SUPERINTENDENT'S NEWSLETTER - COVID HEALTH INFO

PLEASE CLICK THIS BUTTON FOR SUPERINTENDENT MURPHY'S NEWSLETTER FOCUSING ON COVID HEALTH INFORMATION AND REMINDERS

DAILY SYMPTOM CHECKLIST

COMPLETE THIS CHECKLIST EVERY MORNING

Additional Information - Drop-off / Pick-up

NEW Visitors' Entrance/Welcome Window

When you come to visit Jordan/Jackson, please enter through our new Visitors' entrance. You will need to utilize this entrance whenever you need to:


  • drop off your child, if they are late
  • pick up your child, if they are dismissed early
  • drop off any item your child may have left behind at home
  • attend a meeting
  • visit the school for any other reason


The entrance is located at the front of the building and in between our East and West doors. Just a quick reminder: If you are picking up your child, please remember to bring some form of identification, such as your license.

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