Current and Future Jane Addams Middle School Families: Now is the Time to Nominate Next Year’s PTSA Leaders (2017-18)!
The Jane Addams Middle School (JAMS) PTSA invites families to join our board. Anyone can join the board, and the more diversity the better! Nominate yourself or a friend for one of the following key leadership positions.
There are also openings for other positions including Traffic & Transportation Chair(s), Volunteer Coordinator(s), Assistant Treasurer, Communications, Fundraising and PTSA Membership.
The Nominating Committee is seeking volunteers for all positions for next year’s leadership! Get involved! This is an amazing opportunity to work closely with Principal Montgomery and her amazing staff! Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have questions about ways to be part of the team! Thanks for your participation! NCJAMSPTSA@gmail.com.
Nominating Committee Call for Volunteers17.18
Do you sometimes wish you had “just one more hour” of alone time? How about signing your child up for an after school Coloring Club? Coloring Club is open to all students Kindergarten-2nd Grade. The first class is March 28th and the last class is June 6th. There are no after school classes the week of April 10th due to spring break. Coloring Club will meet each Tuesday from 2:30-3:30. After the final bell of the day Coloring Club participants will go to the cafeteria for a snack and then outside for a short recess. At 2:30 they will go to Coloring Club where they will express themselves through art and color. There is no after school bus available for this class – you will need to pick your child up at 3:30. Registration for this class will close on Monday, March 13th at 2:05 p.m.The registration fee is $10 however you are welcome to pay more! You can pick up a registration form in the school office if you no longer have the form sent home with students on February 27th. You will also find a registration form attached. Just fill it out and write “Coloring Club” at the top. Return the form and your registration form to the school office by March 13th. If you have any questions feel free to contact me: Bridgette Kolias – After School Volunteer Coordinator – firstname.lastname@example.org
Coloring Club Registration Form
Join other Olympic Hills families at the PTA meeting tomorrow night, 5:30-7pm. Come and learn about how to support your child’s reading at home! Information will be given on the stages of reading (kindergarten through fifth grade). Also the question of “what does my child’s reading level mean?” will be answered. Families will be given tools, tips and tricks to support readers at home. Finally, families will learn how to access ‘just right books’ for their students outside of school. Guest speaker Julie Solarek, Olympic Hills’ Reading specialist.
All families welcome to attend. Family potluck 5:30-6PM and Meeting 6-7pm. Free Childcare provided and Spanish Interpreter available.
Please join Lake City and all of NE Seattle for our first Community Conversation of 2017.
February 8th from 6-8:30 PM, Lake City Community Center
The next design team meeting is Wednesday, February 1 from 5:30-7p at Cedar Park. Look at the draft agenda.
Read the minutes from the January 20 meeting here.
And check out the school option fair flyer!
At the December 15 community meeting, Planning Principal Dedy Fauntleroy stated that she will not be the principal when the school opens. If you are interested in enrolling your child at Cedar Park, joining the principal hiring team is a great way to get involved. A training IS required! The next training session is January 19th at JSCEE. If you are interested in joining the hiring team, contact Kim Whitworth, Executive Director for NE Schools at email@example.com.
The training schedule and additional information can be found here.
From Planning Principal Dedy Fauntleroy:
Cedar Park Design Team Kickoff
Come learn about the latest updates for Cedar Park Elementary. Let’s start planning for the opening of an AMAZING school. Bring your best ideas about how we can start Cedar Park with a BANG! We can do it!
Who: We need YOU! All parents, guardians or interested community members are welcome.
When: January 20, 2017 @ 12:30-2:00
Where: Cedar Park Elementary Staff Room
We are still waiting on updates or community meeting dates for Cedar Park. In the meantime you can get up to speed with this district summary of the 12/15 “What Kind Of Option School Should We Be” meeting, with a link to the data collected. Most families prefer to open Cedar Park in 2017 with a defined focus.
As always, send your feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org