Jack Anderson Elementary

October 15-19, 2018

October Calendar

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Calendar Update for November

Please notice that there has been a change regarding the 1-3-5 and K-2-4 Holiday Lunches.

November 7th = 1-3-5

November 8th = K-2-4

Congratulations to the Jack Anderson Elementary Cross Country Team for Qualifying for the State Meet!

Results from 10/7:

First place finishes for both the boys and girls!

Top 10 Girls:

Mallorie Springs

Emerson Nagy

Zara Kocak

Maddie Rodgers

Ella Gregory

Molly Abbondanza

Teagan Lange

Top 10 Boys:

Will Brachey

Sammy Baumbaugh

Thomas Bradley

Nate Kizzire

Brody Dyer

Truman Hall

Results from 10/13:

It was another exceptional weekend for the JAE Cross Country Team! At the regional meet, the team qualified for state! Although several runners were missing due to fall break, the girls came in first place and boys placed third. We continue to be so proud of these students!

Top 10 Girls:

Charlize Drolet

Ella Gregory

Maddie Rodgers

Top 10 Boys:

Will Brachey

Thomas Bradley

The State Meet will be on October 20th! Good luck to our amazing JAE Cross Country runners!

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News from the Jack Anderson Elementary PTO

Packets and information for the Jag-a-thon Fun Run will be sent home on Monday, October 15th. Jag-a-thon will take place on October 26th. Please see the attached schedule below.

Thank you to all of the moms who joined us for Cyclebar. Also, thank you to all of the families who ordered from Fox's Pizza on spirit night.

We will have a PTO meeting on Thursday, October 18th at 9:30. We hope to see you there!

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October Staff Birthdays

10-1: Megan Marisigan

10-5: Stacy Dyer

10-5: Ashley Bell

10-6: Ruth Carufe

10-7: Kim Roy

10-9: Annie Cronin

10-9: Sharon Martin

10-11: Crystal Armstrong

10-17: Rachelle Phelps

10-18: Ashley Warnement

10-22: Debbie Perry

10-23: Melissa Hunt

10-27: Horace Williams

Centerstone School-Based Counseling/Mental Health Services at JAE

Did you know that we have a new service provided at JAE? Dana Case is our new Centerstone counselor.

What is Centerstone?

Centerstone counselors are masters' level clinicians who have received educational training from certified institutions to be therapists/social workers. They are directly supervised by licensed clinicians who are responsible for the therapeutic services provided.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Presence of behavioral or emotional problems that interfere with a child's functioning at home, school, and/or community
  • Has active TennCare insurance

Benefits of Services in the School Setting

  • Early identification and prevention strategies for children
  • Ability to conduct assessment of child's functioning levels in a natural setting
  • Development of a treatment plan with input from child, teacher and parent
  • Developmentally-appropriate strategies
  • Strategies/skills integrated into the educational environment

Who Can Make a Referral?

Parents or JAE Staff

Reasons for Referral



Oppositional behavior

Poor peer relationships

Withdrawal/Isolation from others

Tendencies to harm self or others

Family and/or community violence

Academic and/or attendance problems

Significant change in behavior or functioning

Bereavement and loss

Abuse and neglect

Exposure to substance abuse


Family stress


School refusal

Low self-esteem

If you would like to refer your child for counseling and you have TennCare insurance, please call or email Dana Case (931-221-9246 Dana.Case@Centerstone.org). She is now available every day at JAE. I am thrilled to have this resource for our students and families!