March 10, 2023

Important Dates   

  • March 13 JJIS PTO Sponsored Spring Book Fair (March 13-17)
  • March 16 PTO Jackter Family Fun Event 5:00-7:00 
  • March 16 PTO Meeting 7:15
  • March 17 Town Meeting 2:00
  • March 23 12:55 Dismissal - Parent Teacher Conferences
  • March 24 Trimester 2 Report Cards Issued
  • March 24 Deadline for Square 1 Art orders
  • April   20  JJIS Family Learn to Grow Event 5:30 PM-7:00 PM

JJIS PTO Book Fair

The spring book fair will take place March 13-17.  Your child will have the opportunity to visit and shop the Book Fair during school hours. Teachers will provide students with their specific day/time to visit. All purchases support the JJIS PTO and benefit our school! See the flyer on how to order online!

Square One Art

The deadline for Square 1 Art orders is Friday, March 24th. 

USAF Band Free Concert

The US Air Force Band will be in New London on March 25th to perform a FREE concert at the US Coast Guard Academy. Tickets are free, but required for entry.  Tickets available at:  Come listen to some great music and support the USAF!!

Grade Four Students - Agenda Cover Challenge

JJIS grade 4 students are invited to create and submit an originally designed idea to be considered for the 2023 - 2024 JJIS Agenda Cover! All designs must be original and created on a 8.5 x 11 unlined piece of paper. Deadline is April 21, 2023.

Makerspace Seeking Recycled Materials

Grade 5 students is creating instruments out of recycled materials. Do you have any to donate? Please drop off/send in by March 17.

News from Our Essentialists

Get the Latest News from the PTO - Yearbooks on Sale

The PTO is creating the Jack Jackter Yearbook and they are on sale now! Deadline to order is April 14, 2023. Information for ordering via paper form or online is below.

Learn to Grow at Family Night - April 20

The JJIS school community will be hosting Earth-Day themed games and activities for a fun, family night of learning.  Author Sandra Horning will be stopping by to share her book The Biggest Pumpkin. Pre-orders of the book are available using the information below. 

Legacy School Pictures

If you'd like to view school portraits, but don't have your online code, visit  Additional questions can be sent to Legacy photo providers at