JCMS ELL News - October 4, 2019

Spanish Translation Phone Line 785-717-4428

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School Attendance is SO IMPORTANT!

Encouraging regular school attendance is one of the most powerful ways you can prepare your child for success—both in school and in life. When you make school attendance a priority, you help your child get better grades, develop healthy life habits, avoid dangerous behavior and have a better chance of graduating from high school.


When students are absent for fewer days, their grades and reading skills often improve—even among those students who are struggling in school. Students who attend school regularly also feel more connected to their community, develop important social skills and friendships, and are significantly more likely to graduate from high school, setting them up for a strong future.


But when kids are absent for an average of just two days of school per month—even when the absences are excused– it can have a negative impact. As a parent, you can prepare your child for a lifetime of success by making regular school attendance a priority.


For more information, you can visit http://absencesaddup.org/importance-of-school-attendance/

Band Concert

Monday, Oct. 7th, 6pm

700 Wildcat Lane

Junction City, KS

Vocal Music Concert

Tuesday, Oct. 8th, 6pm

700 Wildcat Lane

Junction City, KS

Vocal Music Students need to report at 5:15 p.m.


All students (6th-8th Grade) will be wearing black bottoms.

Can wear: Black slacks, black jeans, or black skirts.

Not allowed: Black leggings, dresses, black shorts, black sweats, or any pants or skirts with holes in them.

7th & 8th Girls Basketball Parent Meeting

Wednesday, Oct. 9th, 5pm

700 Wildcat Lane

Junction City, KS

7th and 8th Grade Girls Basketball parent meeting will be held on Wednesday October 9, 2019 at 5 p.m. at Junction City Middle School. Your child MUST HAVE THEIR PHYSICAL TURNED IN to practice. Physicals can be turned in at the parent meeting. If you have questions, please contact Jessica Seelye, Athletic Secretary at 785-717-4415 if you have further questions.

7th & 8th Girl & Boys Wrestling Parent Meeting

Wednesday, Oct. 9th, 5pm

700 Wildcat Lane

Junction City, KS

7th and 8th grade Girls and Boys Wrestling parent meeting will be held Wednesday October 9, 2019 at 5 p.m. at Junction City Middle School. Your child MUST HAVE THEIR PHYSICAL TURNED IN to participate. Physicals can be turned in at the parent meeting. If you have questions, please contact Jessica Seelye, Athletic Secretary at 785-717-4415 if you have further questions.

Orchestra Concert

Thursday, Oct. 10th, 6pm

700 Wildcat Lane

Junction City, KS

End of the 1st 9 week Grading Period

Friday, Oct. 11th, 3pm

700 Wildcat Lane

Junction City, KS

End of the First 9 week Grading period. Make sure ALL assignments have been turned in prior to 3 p.m.!

Pathways to Fitness Community Race and Bike Jamboree

Saturday, Oct. 12th, 7:30-11am

900 North Eisenhower Drive

Junction City, KS

Geary County Pathways to Fitness Community Race and Bike Jamboree

October 12th, 2019 Al Simpler Stadium

Race Schedule • 7:30 a.m. race check-in/packet pick-up

• 8:00 a.m. All community 2 mile run (including 6-12 graders)

• 9:15 a.m. K-2: ¼ & ½ mile run • 10:00 a.m. Grades 3-5, ½ & 1 mile run

• 10:45 a.m. Grades 6-8, 1 mile run

• Times are subject to change depending on the number of heats for each race. Plan to arrive early!

Register at manhattanrunningco.com or at JCHS Shenk Gymnasium on October 10th from 6 - 7 p.m. Cost: $5


Bicycle Jamboree 9:00 -11:00 a.m. BikeWalkJC Demonstation Projects Bike Quick Check Stations: Air, Brakes, Chain Bike repair – free tires, tubes, pedals, grips Prize drawings throughout the event Free Healthy Snacks Community Bike Ride following event at 11 am

NO SCHOOL

Monday, Oct. 14th, 7:30am-3pm

700 Wildcat Lane

Junction City, KS

Teacher Professional Development Day - NO SCHOOL for Students

Flu Shots

Thursday, Oct. 17th, 8:30am-12:30pm

700 Wildcat Lane

Junction City, KS

Hello, Parents,
For your convenience, and to help protect your child from getting sick, we will be administering flu vaccines during school on October 17th from 8:30am - 12:30pm. If you would like your child to receive the flu vaccine, please fill out the attached forms and return them to the school nurse as soon as possible to ensure we have enough to go around. This opportunity is also available to our staff members.

Thank you,
Immunization Nurse

After School Tutoring / Homework Help began Tuesday October 1, 2019

The purpose of this program is to provide students with tutoring and homework help. The program will be held after school Tuesday-Thursday (on days school is in session) from 3:00-4:15 p.m. The After School program will began on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, and will be held in the JCMS Classrooms by Team. Transportation will be provided for students who receive regular transportation. Students who do not receive regular transportation will need to be picked up at 4:15.


If you would like for your student to participate in the After School Program, please complete the attached form and return it to the JCMS Main Office. This form must be returned prior to students being eligible to participate in the After School Program. Please contact the school at 717-4400 if you have any questions.

Sincerely,

Heather N. Oentrich

Principal

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Snowman Shuffle 5K / Fun Run, IHop Pancakes and Vendor Fair

Saturday, Dec. 7th, 8am-1pm

700 Wildcat Lane

Junction City, KS

JCMS will be hosting the 2019 Snowman Shuffle 5K / Fun Run, IHop Pancakes and Vendor Fair on Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Vendor fair booth registration fee is $30.00 and table fee $5.00 per table (or bring your own) supports the JCMS Renaissance program (incentives, end of year field trip, night of the stars).



Questions…please contact Kelly Kramer 785-717-4880 or kellykramer@usd475.org

Student Led Conferences

Monday, Oct. 21st, 3:30-7:45pm

700 Wildcat Lane

Junction City, KS

Look for information (emails and texts) from your child's CAT time teacher. If you require Spanish translation or have more than one child at JCMS someone will be contacting you to schedule your conferences.

Student Led Conferences

Tuesday, Oct. 22nd, 3:30-7:45pm

700 Wildcat Lane

Junction City, KS

Student Led Conferences

Wednesday, Oct. 23rd, 3:30-7:30pm

700 Wildcat Lane

Junction City, KS

No School

Friday, Oct. 25th, 7:30am-3pm

700 Wildcat Lane

Junction City, KS

No School Kindergarten through 8th grade. Enjoy the 3 day weekend!

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Purpose of ELL Smore

The purpose of the ELL Smore newsletter will be to provide you with translated documents. If you ever have any questions, PLEASE do not hesitate to CALL US. The Spanish phone line is 785-717-4428. Please leave a message as the aides might be in a classroom. We promise your call will be returned within 24 hours.

Mrs. Kelly Kramer - 6th & 7th ELL Teacher

Mrs. Liz Roeser - 6th & 8th ELL Teacher

Mr. Ricardo Martinez - ELL Aide

Mr. Miguel DeJesus Merced - ELL Aide

Mrs. Celia Estrada - ELL Aide

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