JCMS ELL News: February 28, 2020

Spanish Translation Phone Line 785-717-4428

Free Friday Night Dinner - Cancelled this week

Breaking Bread of JC serves a FREE dinner every Friday 5:00pm-7:00pm at the 12th Street Community Center.


No dinner this Friday, but we will be back Friday, March 6th.

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6th graders enrolling for 7th grade!

6th graders will be enrolling for their 7th grade classes in Science on the following dates:

Team THREE - Wed. March 4th

Team ONE - Thurs. March 5th

Team TWO - Fri. March 6th

The course description book is located in the Schoology Group for the class of 2026.

Order your yearbook by March 6th!

You can order your child the JCMS 2019-2020 yearbook at ybpay.life.com

Yearbook ID code: 2967420

Deadline to order is March 6th

Student Led Conferences...Coming SOON!!

Student Led Conferences will be held:

March 16 (3:30-7:45)

March 17 (3:30-7:45)

March 18 (3:30-7:30)


Mr. Martinez, our ELL aide, has been calling those parents who would like Spanish translation to schedule conferences. If your phone number on Skyward has changed, please call our Spanish Translation Line 785-717-4428 and leave a message with your new number. If your conference has NOT been scheduled, please call our Spanish line as soon as possible and leave a message so Mr. Martinez can call you back and schedule a conference time. Thank you for your help!!

KELPA testing is complete!!

KELPA (Kansas English Language Proficiency Assessment) testing is complete! These tests will be scored by the state. Once scoring is complete, we will mail home your child's results. Scores are projected to be sent out by August.

Per CDC, KDHE, & USD 475 guidelines:

Students must stay at home, away from school, for a minimum of 5 days if the flu is diagnosed. Must be fever-free for a minimum of 24 hours without the help of fever-reducing medication. Some students in our school & district have compromised immune systems. Please use consideration & do not send your ill students to school.

Thank you for your support in keeping our students & staff safe & healthy.
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* March 6th End of 9 weeks

* March 9-13 Spring Break (No School)

* March 16-18 Student Led Conferences

* March 20th No School

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Translating Smore Newsletter -Traducir la hoja informativa de Smore

ALL Smore newsletters you receive can be translated by Clicking the translate button at the bottom of the screen. Below is a picture of the translate page option.


La informaccion de Smore que usted recibe se puede traducir usando el buton el la parte inferior de la pantalla . A contunuacion se muestra un imagen de la opcion de pagina de traduccion.

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