Principal's Update

School Closure Week of May 25-29, 2020

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Dear Judson Middle and JSTEM Families,

First and foremost, I want to thank all of our families that have served and continue to serve in the military. We are very fortunate to live in a country that is free and it is simple phrase, but so very true: Freedom Isn't Free. We at JMS and JSTEM thank those that have given their lives so that we can live ours in a wonderful country! May God bless all of you that mourn the loss of someone who is not with you today due to their sacrifice for this great nation.


Tomorrow is a school holiday so there will be no zoom meetings or office hours. We will resume on Tuesday and your student's last day will be on Thursday, May 28. Although school will be over; I will keep sending weekly newsletters through-out the summer to keep you informed of updates and pertinent information. As of now, we are resuming school on Aug. 18.


Sincerely,

Dawn Worley

All JISD Students Must Register On-Line

Please click on the link here https://www.judsonisd.org/domain/117 and you will be directed to the page in order to register your child. The page will look like the below picture. As you can see there are directions and links for returning families as well as new families. There is also a step by step guide available on the same page.

Your child's advisory teacher will be reaching out this week to provide any assistance you might need over the phone.


You will need a scanner to upload a few docs: If you don't have access to a traditional scanner, you can use your phone:

  • IPhones have a built in scanner under notes.
  • Anyone can download GENIUS SCAN app to scan docs from your phone.

These are just 2 that I know of, so I am sure there are more available.


We will have personnel at school on Wednesday, 27th from 8:00-4:00 to assist anyone who is unable to proceed online. We ask that you try to complete on-line to minimize the number of people coming to school; as we are still very concerned about everyone's health and safety.

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8th Grade End of Year Parade

Wednesday, May 27th, 6-7pm

9695 Schaefer Road

Converse, TX

Dear 8th Grade Families, Each year, we plan a bridging ceremony for JSTEM Academy students as a means to finalize their years as a middle school student and declare their high school of choice. Since assuming principal for entire school; I planned to have a bridging ceremony for both JSTEM & JMS; adn both of these events would have been held at the PAC this week. Since we will not be able to have these events live; we will have an opportunity for you and your child to drive through the parking lot and receive well-wishes from all of our staff at a safe distance! Please make plans to drive through the front parking lot of JMS on Wednesday, 27th from 6:00-7:00 p.m. where we will wave and cheer curbside.

JSTEM Academy Chromebook Turn In

Next week JSTEM will be collecting all the JSTEM Chromebooks and Chargers at JMS. Please pull into the teacher's parking lot and turn into the area closest to the "D" building (like the normal student drop-off) in a drive by drop off set up, on Wednesday, May 27th.

The schedule will be as follows:


6th Grade: 7:00 am-10 am

7th Grade: 10:00 am-1:00 pm

8th Grade: 1:00 pm-4:00 pm


Procedures For Return

  1. Please wipe clean your Chromebook.
  2. If you placed stickers on the chromebook, take them off.
  3. Write any issues on a piece of paper and tape it to the front of the chromebook.
  • be specific – broken screen, ‘T’ ‘H’ and ‘J’ keys are sticking; mouse pad doesn’t work.
  • Include your student ID, Name, and Grade on the paper.

Chromebooks for JMS

Chromebooks checked out to families from district office due to COVID-19 will be returned at a later date in the summer.

Judson Middle School Yearbooks

JMS Families: We have 55 books left for sale online at the link below! This yearbook will be like no other in the history of your books; it includes school and world-wide information about the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as positive ways JMS handled things during the shutdown.

Books will be available for curbside pick up starting June 15th and 16th:

9 AM - 11 AM

5 PM - 7 PM

All sales have moved online - there will be no cash transactions at the curbside pick-up. All students who have already ordered their book will receive their book in June, as well.

Please email Yearbook Adviser Kayleigh Franklin with questions and more details.

kfranklin348@judosnisd.org

https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/productBrowse/2717708/Judson-Middle-School/2020-Yearbook/2020051904154719080/CATALOG_SHOP/

Summer School

If your child will requires credit recovery summer school; then your grade level counselor or assistant principal will reach out with details.
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BOYS Locker Room Pick-Up: FINAL CALL

Tuesday Last Name (A - I) 9am - 11am
Wednesday Last Name (J - Q) 9am - 11am
Thursday Last Name (R - Z) 9am - 11am

All Parents will be e-mailed or called to notify them of their scheduled time for pick up.

Students will report to school with parent and must have masks on to pick up.

Coach Noe & Coach Belzung will be outside with Locker List, they will give Coach Harris & Coach Brannon the locker number of the athlete waiting for pick up.

Coach Harris or myself will go open the locker, bag the items and drop off outside to the student and parent.


Coaches will also have gift bags for all the 8th grade athletes. Hope to see you!