Jordan/Jackson News You Can Use
September 19, 2022
Please Enter Through the Visitor Entrance on Curriculum Night
PICTURE DAY IS COMING - THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
Picture day is coming! Pictures can be ordered before picture day on Lifetouch's website. Here's the link: Jordan/Jackson Picture Day
Use Jordan/Jackson's Picture Day ID: EVTVKMNFC
Picture day makeup date: November 4
4TH AND 5TH GRADE CHORUS
It is that time of year again for the 4th and 5th grade chorus to begin. Last week, permission slips went home. If your student is interested in participating in chorus, please fill out the permission ASAP. Chorus will begin this week on Tuesday, Sept. 20 for 2nd and 3rd lunch and Thursday, Sept. 22 for 1st lunch.
Here is the link to the information/permission slip just in case you still need it.
If you have any questions please feel free to email Mrs. Holster or Miss Steinbach
FIRST DAY PACKET FORMS AND PERMISSION/HANDBOOK GOOGLE FORM
Please complete and return as soon as possible the forms included in the packet your student arrived home with on the first day of school as well as the link sent out this morning for this year's Permission/Handbook signature Google form. Please complete all forms and return to school no later than September 23.
TRANSITIONING YOUR CHILD BACK TO SCHOOL
In last week's newsletter, we included links to the following which many people found helpful. If you missed them, we've included them again for your convenience:
Fun First Week of School Traditions
COME JOIN US FOR MESA's FIRST HORNET HARVEST FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23
MESA IS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR THIS FRIDAY'S HORNET HARVEST
MANSFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ASSOCIATION (MESA) is the parent organization for Robinson and Jordan/Jackson Elementary Schools. Please take a moment to read their newsletter to learn more about upcoming events and opportunities to get involved with MESA! Here is a link to their newsletter:
To volunteer for the Hornet Harvest: Volunteer Sign-Up
MCLEAN HOSPITAL LAUNCHES THEIR "LEADERS IN YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH" WEBINAR SERIES FOR FAMILIES
Our first annual School Consultation Service “Leaders in Youth Mental Health Series” has launched. As noted as part of our partnership, we are offering four free parent webinars for the parents in your school district.
All information for the parent webinars, including dates/times, Zoom links, presenter information and learning objectives can be found here on this website: https://healthcare.partners.org/streaming/Live/McLean/McLean_SCS.html
1. All parents of school aged children K-12 are invited to attend. Please note that the webinars are restricted to SCS partnerships only and should not be distributed outside your district.
2. Webinars will be hosted live on their scheduled date and time with closed captioning. If you are unable to watch it live, they will be recorded and available “On Demand” shortly afterwards. The On Demand videos will be found on the same website link above.
3. No pre-registration is required for the webinars.
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Our first parent webinar took place Sunday, September 18th. The topic was “Understanding Self-Harm for Parents” presented by Michael Hollander, Ph.D. Description and Zoom link can be found on the website above.
Next webinar: October 5, 2022
Taming the Perfectionistic Drive
Nathaniel Van Kirk, Ph.D.
1. Learn about the different forms perfectionism may take and how to differentiate between adaptive/functional perfectionism and mal-adaptive perfectionism.
2. Recognize signs of maladaptive perfectionism and it's impact.
3. Learn strategies for combating maladaptive perfectionism and supporting high school students struggling with perfectionism.
A Note from One of Our Student Teachers.......
Hello! My name is Colleen McAuliffe and I am a Music Education student from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. At UMass I played the clarinet in the Wind Ensemble and sang in the University Choir. This fall I will be working with Mrs.Holster’s music classes. I am so excited to spend this month and a half with your students teaching them and learning with them!
EMAIL THE COMPLETED CORI FORM AND A COPY OF YOUR PHOTO ID TO: STEPHANIE.KIERYS@MANSFIELDSCHOOLS.COM OR MAIL TO: MANSFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS, C/O HUMAN RESOURCES, 6 PARK ROW, MANSFIELD, MA 02048
IF YOU WERE WALKING THROUGH JORDAN/JACKSON, YOU MIGHT SEE........
CLICK ON THE PICTURES BELOW
A FEW REMINDERS.............
School Hours at Jordan/Jackson
Regular School Day: 8:15 am - 2:25 pm
Early Dismissal: 11:40 am (New release time effective September 6, 2022)
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Welcome Window/Visitors Entrance
Please note that you will need to utilize this entrance whenever you need to:
- drop off your child, if they are late
- pick up your child, if they are dismissed early
- drop off any item your child may have left behind at home
- attend a meeting
- visit the school for any other reason
If you are familiar with the Jordan/Jackson Building, the entrance is located right at the front of the building and in between our East and West doors. Please see photos below.
AFFORDABLE CONNECTIVITY PROGRAM
For more info, please visit: https://acpbenefit.org.