Upcoming Events August 24 3rd Grade Curriculum Night 6:30 pm 25 Boy Scouts Round Up 6:30 pm Cafeteria 27 Girl Scouts Round Up 6:30 pm Cafeteria 28 PTO Back to School BINGO Night 6:30 pm September 1 2nd Grade Curriculum Night 6:00 pm 3 4th Grade Curriculum Night 6:00 pm 7 Labor Day—Student/Teacher Holiday 8 SAC Meeting in Media Center 11 Interims Issued 17 Fall Book Fair Begins 21 Fall Pictures
THE HARLEM WIZARDS ARE COMING TO TOWN! Don’t miss this “Slam-Dunk” family event featuring the world famous Harlem Wizards basketball team as they take on the St Johns All-Stars, a team of JCE & FCMS teachers & administration, & Creekside High School basketball players! View the All-Stars Wizards Flyer that will be sent home with students soon & BUY YOUR TICKETS ONLINE NOW AT HARLEMWIZARDS.COM. Wizard Events sell out, so buy your tickets soon! We also will need student & adult volunteers to make this a #Slamtastic Event, please view this link to learn more.
eSchoolPlus Home Access Center (HAC)
For online access to a student’s grades, parents need to complete the form and return it to our front office staff. Once returned, access information will be given to your child within three school days. Learn more about eSchoolPlus and Home Access Center (HAC). Here is the link for the Student Info Update Form. You can also check the district site for more information. Mrs. Karl is available here at JCE to help answer any questions.
Transportation Policy All transportation changes must be received, in writing by 1:00 p.m. Early checkouts changes must be completed by 2:15 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Early checkouts must be completed by 1:15 p.m. on Wednesdays. These changes are necessary to facilitate the safe dismissal of our students.
Dress Code Reminders Please keep the following in mind: • Hats, sunglasses, etc. must be taken off and put away upon arrival (except in case of medical necessity or special events authorized by administration) • Shoes must be safe and appropriate and must have a back – no flip-flops, etc. • No tank tops, spaghetti straps, or shirts/dresses that are cut out at midriff. • Clothing must be free of logos or sayings with profanity, violence, drugs, alcohol, or tobacco or anything that would be disruptive to the learning environment. • Skirts and shorts must be no shorter than 4 inches above the knee. Leggings are permitted to be worn under a skirt or long sweater/skirt. • Hair should be a natural color and styled in a way that is not distracting. • No excessive make-up.
Sign up for District News Beverly Slough, District 1 representative to the St. Johns County School Board, writes periodic updates for parents and others concerning school district matters. If you would like to receive the updates, please email her at Beverly.Slough@stjohns.k12.fl.us.
Extended Day Open Enrollment 2015-2016 Extended day is accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year. Contact the Extended Day Coordinator, Jennifer Frascello, 547-7983 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the Extended Day page for more information.
Extended Day Pre-Pay Punch Cards Eighteen Fun Filled Visits for $360.00 – only one card needed per family – no registration fees – no commitment – includes snack, drink, and Extended Day scheduled activities. 24 hour reservation required. Available For Purchase Today! Call: 547-7983
Empowering Excellence in Educators Learn about St. Johns County School District’s new instructional evaluation system that will advance student growth and academic achievement.
WELCOME BACK FROM JCE PTO! JCE PTO would like to welcome new & returning Jaguar families to the new school year! Visit JCEPTO.com to view…
2015-2016 JCE Spirit Wear
PTO Volunteer Opportunities
How to join the PTO & new JCE car magnet
The Jaguar Challenge & Harlem Wizards Eventt & many more “paw”tastic events! Make sure to sign up for our monthly PTO eNewsletter at JCEPTO.com & like us on Facebook!
Half Cent Sales Tax Referendum On November 3, 2015, registered voters of St. Johns County will vote on a 1/2 cent sales tax increase to be used exclusively for new school facilities and safety, security and technology upgrades. Visit www.stjohns.k12.fl.us/halfcentsalestax/ to learn more about how this will benefit our students in SJCSD, and check out the half-cent referendum fact sheet.
Classes will start on August 31st. Download the flyer for more information
Helping Your Child Succeed on Florida Standard Assessments Plan to attend an informational meeting for families of 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students. Thursday, October 1st, R.B. Hunt Elementary School Tuesday, October 6th, Valley Ridge Academy Thursday, October 15th, Osceola Elementary School Tuesday, October 20th, Ocean Palms Elementary School Thursday, October 22, Southwoods Elementary School Tuesday, October 27, Mill Creek Elementary School Thursday, October 29th, Timberlin Creek Elementary School Thursday, November 5, Patriot Oaks Academy What is FSA? Did FCAT Go Away? How can I help my child?If you’ve asked any of these questions, please plan on attending an FSA informational presentation from 6:30 – 8:00pm. Download the FSA Nights Flyer for more information.
JCE Tardy Policy 1. Parents must escort their child to the main office when tardy for school (after 8:30). 2. Students are considered tardy any time they are not in their classroom ready to learn at 8:30am without a doctor’s note. 3. Parents have until the next day to provide a Professional Health Care Provider note before a tardy is considered unexcused. 4. If a child accumulates more than 10 unexcused tardies during the school year, Administration will request a parent conference to discuss an Attendance Contract.
JCE Box Top Challenge Can you get your “Paws” on 25 Box Tops? Show your Jaguar Pride and tape or glue one box top to each Paw Print on this form. Collect them over the summer and give them to your new teacher when you return to school.School Visitors Please be prepared to show a picture ID when coming on school grounds. Thank you for your cooperation. School Times for 2015-2016 Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri: 8:30am – 2:50pm Wed and Early Release: 8:30am – 1:50pm Campus/Classroom Visitors All visitors to the school during school hours must be cleared as a volunteer. It is a district-wide policy that each person coming to the school during school hours be cleared as a volunteer prior to being admitted. This includes coming to school to have lunch with a child, attending a field trip, or for a teacher conference. Please Note Transportation Changes Parents, if it is necessary to change your student’s transportation during school, please fax (547-7985) a note prior to 2:15 pm (1:15 pm on Wednesdays) or you can send an email to Debbie.Higbea@stjohns.k12.fl.us Last minute changes are discouraged as they often confuse the student. New to Julington Creek Elementary? Kelly Thompson, New Family Liaison, can help you with questions or concerns. To contact Mrs. Thompson or check out our informative newsletters just for newcomers. Thank you!
Do you need assistance? If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance to attend meetings or activities at Julington Creek Elementary, please call 547-7980 for help.