Jordan/Jackson News You Can Use
Friday, December 9, 2020
DECEMBER 16 - LOOKING TO SUPPORT YOUR CHILD?
Looking for ways to better support your child in these difficult and unprecedented times? Log on to the McLean School Consultation Service’s webinar on how to support elementary school students on 12/16/2020 from 6:00-7:30pm. After viewing this webinar, you will walk away with tangible skills for how to help your child use their strengths to engage in school as well as ways to help your child calm down when they are having a difficult time.
Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device:
Please click this URL to join. https://partners.zoom.us/j/87224456352
Or join by phone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 876 9923 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 408 638 0968 or +1 669 900 6833
Webinar ID: 872 2445 6352
International numbers available: https://partners.zoom.us/u/kcFL8AUXUI
Or an H.323/SIP room system:
22.214.171.124 (US West)
126.96.36.199 (US East)
188.8.131.52 (India Mumbai)
184.108.40.206 (India Hyderabad)
220.127.116.11 (Amsterdam Netherlands)
Webinar ID: 872 2445 6352
LEARNING EXPERIENCES SURVEY
Please complete the following survey to help us to gauge perceptions related to the various learning plans for the Jordan/Jackson Elementary School. A similar survey will be sent out from each school so that you can provide feedback for each school your students attend.
Please complete a survey for each student you have at Jordan/Jackson.
Click HERE for the survey.
NEEDED!! SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS/PARAPROFESSIONALS AND LUNCH/RECESS MONITORS!!
Applications should be mailed or dropped off at Central Office, 2 Park Row, Mansfield Attention: Human Resources
Applications should be mailed or dropped off at Jordan/Jackson, 255 East Street, Mansfield
Attention: Denise daGraca
PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES DECEMBER 9 AND 10
Wednesday, December 9 (½ Day & Evening)
Thursday, December 10 (½ Day)
STUDENT DISMISSAL TIME: 11:10AM
All meetings will be held virtually or by phone. For staff scheduling virtual meetings, they may utilize an online platform to share available meeting times with families. The tool integrates with Google Meet and once families sign up for a time, a meeting appointment will be automatically sent, which will include the meeting link. Staff will be sending (or have sent) communication regarding the process. Our team teachers will have a varying schedule as they have in previous years. This is to accommodate for both teachers to meet together, with all families.
UPCOMING IMPORTANT DATES
December 10 - Parent-Teacher Conferences
December 23 - Early Dismissal at 11:10am
December 24, 2020 - January 3, 2021 - NO SCHOOL/Winter Break
January 4, 2021 - First day back at school
January 13, 2021 - NO SCHOOL - Professional Development Day
January 18, 2020 - NO SCHOOL - Holiday
ROTARY CLUB OF MANSFIELD TOYS FOR TOTS DRIVE - DROP OFF DEADLINE: DECEMBER 14
The Rotary Club of Mansfield will hold the 27th annual Toys for Tots Drive to collect and deliver toys to children in the area. Half of the toys collected are picked up by the local Marines and distributed to needy families in Bristol County. The other half is delivered to West Side Benevolent Circle of Mansfield for distribution to local families and their children.
Jordan/Jackson is again hosting decorated donation boxes in both our East and West offices. All toys should be new and unwrapped. The drive receives many toys for younger children, leaving teenagers with little to receive. Gift cards are great gifts for teens. Monetary donations are always welcome and can be sent to: Mansfield Rotary Club, P.O. Box 251, Mansfield, MA 02048.
Last day for drop-off is December 14.
Influenza Vaccine Requirement for School Attendance
The Mansfield Public Schools adhere to Massachusetts Regulations, 105 CMR 200.000 & 220.000 which require a physical examination and up-to-date Immunizations prior to school entry.
Beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, influenza vaccine will be required for all students. All students must receive seasonal influenza (Flu) vaccine by December 31, 2020.
Please send confirmation of your child’s flu vaccination to your school health office. Health Office contact information can be found here.
Thank you for your adherence to this regulation. Influenza vaccine is always important to receive in order to reduce the risk of getting sick with influenza, reduce the severity of disease if one does get sick (including the risk of hospitalization) due to influenza, as well as preventing the spread of influenza to others. During the COVID-19 pandemic, influenza vaccine is especially critical to reduce the overall impact of respiratory illness on the population, protect vulnerable populations from severe illness, and decrease the overall burden on the healthcare system.
IF YOU WERE VISITING JORDAN/JACKSON, YOU MIGHT SEE...... (click on the pictures)
The State Department of Housing and Community Development has centralized information about resources for families struggling to make rent or mortgage payments due to COVID-19. Please use this link for more information. www.mass.gov/covidhousinghelp
WEDNESDAY GRAB-AND-GO MEALS
As part of the National School Breakfast and Lunch Program, Mansfield Food Service will be making Grab & Go lunch and breakfast available to students, free of charge in an effort to help alleviate food insecurity in our community. Please click HERE for information on their program.
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PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE THE CHECKLIST WHICH NEEDS TO BE REVIEWED EVERY MORNING BEFORE SENDING YOUR STUDENT TO SCHOOL.
PLEASE REVIEW OUR POLICY REGARDING CHROMEBOOKS WITH YOUR CHILD
CLICK HERE FOR SOME SUGGESTIONS FROM OUR TECH DEPARTMENT
Within this site, you can find How To Documents and Video Tutorials for some of the most common technologies and digital tools used throughout the district.