May 12, 2023

Important Dates   

  • May 15 Smarter Balanced Testing continues Grades 3-5
  • May 18 Spring Band & Chorus concert and Art Show beginning 5:30 PM

JJIS Spring Music Concert

Our vocal and instrumental musicians will be performing on Thursday, May 18. Performances are scheduled by grade level. JJIS families are welcome to be a part of the audience and view the JJIS Art Gallery and Silent Auction on display that evening.

  • Grade Three Chorus 5:30
  • Grade Four Chorus and Cub Band 6:10
  • Grade Five Chorus, Jaguar Band, and Jazz Band 7:00

JJIS Art Gallery and Silent Auction

From May 15 - May 18, 2023 the JJIS Art Gallery and Silent Auction will be open for your viewing and bidding!    

Girl Scouts Collect Food for Local Livestock 

Girl Scout Troop #63223 will be collecting expired non-perishable food items (not accepted by local food banks) to be delivered to area farmers to feed their livestock and chickens.

Essentialists Updates

Electronics Policy

As we approach the upcoming Smarter Balanced Testing period, it is extremely important that students follow the expectations listed below. Use of a device during testing will result in a security breach. Please review this important reminder with your child and consider keeping all devices at home.

Cell Phones - Digital Devices - Including Smart Watches
All student devices included but not limited to: Cell Phones / Smart Watches (or watches with internet capability), Cameras, Electronic Translation Devices must be kept in their lockers throughout the day.

Electronic devices of any kind may only be used in school when a lesson requires such use as directed by a staff member.

Buses - Electronics

The use of electronics on the bus is a privilege that may be revoked. All parents and students need to be fully informed of the electronics policy and be aware that all aspects of it will be strictly enforced.
• Electronics may only be used on the bus by the student who owns the electronic device.
• The electronic device (phone, tablet, game console, etc.) must be on mute or have headphones attached.
• Students may not share ear buds/headphones.
• Students may not photograph, video, access social media, nor post or re-post any images on social media that were obtained while on the school bus.
• A student may be instructed to give their device to the driver for the remainder of the bus ride at which time based on the circumstances, it may be returned to the student, or turned over to the parent or a school administrator.