March 17, 2023

Important Dates   

  • March 23 12:55 Dismissal - Parent Teacher Conferences
  • March 24 JJIS Spirit Day - Wear a Jersey & Donate to the Jimmy Fund
  • 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 

Wear a Jersey - Sensory Strips - Support the Jimmy Fund

On March 24, JJIS is supporting the Jimmy Fund through a school sponsored spirit day. Sensory strips will be available for purchase throughout next week. All proceeds will be donated to the Jimmy Fund.

Optional Parent Input Forms for Class Placement

Although it is hard to believe, we are already thinking of and preparing for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year! Our student /parent placement procedures are designed to match students to appropriate learning environments. Based on our extensive knowledge of teacher style, classroom design, and student needs, we make the placement decision.

We accept parent feedback regarding any special consideration that should be made concerning placement or perceptions of a beneficial learning environment for your child. If you would like to complete a parent input form, please send it in by April 21, 2023. Parent input will be given serious consideration during the placement process.

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.

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. 

UCFS Cool Tools

UCFS is offering Cool Tools, an emotional regulation and expression skills program, for students in Grades 3-5.

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