Cougar Community Newsletter
Community Newsletter - May 20, 2021
At the May 19 meeting of the Board of Trustees, the Board began the meeting by celebrating the passage of the 2021 Bond Election.
During Cougars Roar, 20 students and staff were celebrated during Cougars Roar. Each received a certificate and a “Proud Jarrell Cougar” yard sign. Photos are below.
Jarrell Elementary School: Natalie Goulet (student) and Blythe Ray (staff member)
Igo Elementary School: Alex Soto (student) and Jamie Golla (staff member)
Jarrell Middle School: Joanna Garcia (student); Jennifer Sugg (staff member)
Jarrell High School: Quinton Johnson (student) and Wes McCarley (staff member)
State Track Athletes: Jasmine Benavidez, Gianna Wilson, Joseph Shamburger, and DJ Warren
Paraprofessionals of the Year: Audrey Zuniga, Jarrell Elementary; Kelly Henrickson, Igo Elementary; Sandi Dotson, Jarrell Middle School; Charli Gick, Jarrell High School
Teachers of the Year: Michelle West, Jarrell Elementary; Kadie Tibbetts, Igo Elementary; Brad Louder, Jarrell Middle School; and Tara Granberry, Jarrell High school
The Board unanimously approved the consent agenda:
Minutes of the April 14 and April 21 meetings
The following items were addressed by Dr. Hicks during Communications:
End of Year Events
Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund
The Board unanimously approved:
The 2021-2022 Allotment and TEKS Certification presented by Vanessa Ashcraft
The Pre-K Adoption presented by Vanessa Ashcraft
The 2021-2022 In-Person Attendance Plan presented by Kathleen Crowe
The 2021-2022 Transfers and Enrollment Process presented by Kathleen Crowe
The Interlocal Agreement with Region 13 ESC for 2021 Bond Program Management Professional Services
The next regular Board meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Admin Annex.
Spring 7-on-7 Shines Bright
Jarrell High School reports the freshman 7-on-7 team is undefeated 7-0 this spring. Varsity 7-on-7 is also doing well with a record of 5-3-1.
Jarrell Middle School Boys Soccer - District Champions
News and Information
Masks Optional Beginning June 1; Classes Will be 100% In-Person
Summer School Information
The district is offering Bilingual Summer School for Pre-k and Kindergarten students; Summer Academy for 1st and 2nd grade students; middle School credit recovery; high school credit recovery; and high school end-of-course prep program.
See the Summer Learning website for dates, times, fees and more.
May 26 - 8th-Grade Promotion
The end of the year is almost here! In anticipation of Eighth-Grade Promotion, families are asked to reserve your tickets for the ceremony. Reserve your tickets here. There is a four-ticket limit for each student.
The schedule for promotion is
- A-L May 26th from 6-7 PM
- M-Z May 26th from 7-8 PM
For more info, please contact Mrs. Hardt.
May 27 - Kindergarten Graduations
May 27 - Class of 2021 Graduation Information
The 2021 Jarrell High School graduation ceremonies will be held on Thursday, May 27 at 8 p.m. Each senior will receive 4 guest tickets for graduation. The ceremony will be livestreamed to allow others to view it online. Seniors must have a cap and gown to attend. Email Sharon.Loyd@jarrellisd.org if you do not have your cap and gown. All seniors must complete the check-out process to receive their guest tickets. Check-out will be May 19-21 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. each day. Chromebooks and library books must be returned by this time and all fines paid.
Class of 2021 Website
Summer Activities for Kids
JISD is teaming with local agencies to provide a comprehensive list of summer activities that will be provided for kids.
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Summer Meal Program Begins June 1
Children need nutritious meals to learn, grow and thrive — even when school is outWith the Summer Meal Programs, children and teens ages 18 and younger, and enrolled students with disabilities up to 21 years old can continue to eat healthy throughout the summer at no cost.
No form of identification is required, kids simply show up. Meal service runs June 1-30, the meal site will be Igo Elementary.
We will be serving breakfast & lunch for Summer School/Summer Feeding serving breakfast from 7 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. and lunch service from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
- May 19 - Board of Trustees Meeting, Admin Annex, 6:30 p.m.
- May 20 - Teacher Social at the Granary 4:30-6:30 p.m.
- May 26 - 8th Grade Promotion, JMS Gym, 6 p.m.,
- May 27 - Last Day of School
- May 27 - Kindergarten Graduations
- May 27 - Graduation, Cougar Stadium, 8 p.m. (capacity limit = four guests per graduate)
- May 31 - Memorial Day
- June 1 - Summer Meal Program Begins