August 8 Kindergarten Orientation (parents only, please) – 6:30 pm
9 Meet and Greet:
9:00 am – 11:00 am Last Names A-L 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Last Names M-Z Please note that students’ school pictures will be taken during the Meet and Greet!
10 First Day of School!
First Day of School School starts on August 10th, please be sure to register your child if you are attending JCE. This helps us to prepare for the upcoming school year.
Summertime Bingo Fun! Continue learning while having some summertime Bingo fun! Download the K-2 Bingo Form or 3-5 Bingo form and return it to your teacher when school starts.
Melisa Genaux, Author and Behavior Specialist St. Johns County Schools Welcomes Melisa Genaux, Author and Behavior Specialist, Practical Magic: Behavior Management for Parents of Students of All Ages on August 3rd, at St. Augustine High School. Download the flyer for more details.
Are you leaving Julington Creek? If your child will be leaving Julington Creek Elementary , or is in Kindergarten through 4th grade and will not be returning to JCE in the fall, it is vital that you contact Libby Spurgeon, our registrar. There is important withdrawal paperwork that needs to be completed in order to make your student’s transition to their new school seamless and as easy as possible. Libby can be reached at Elizabeth.Spurgeon@StJohns.k12.fl.us or by calling the front office at (904) 547-7986.
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.
Year-at-a-Glance Ever wonder what your child is studying? Take a look at the district Year-at-a-Glance documents. Parents can use these to know what teachers are teaching, plus they also provide additional resources, tutorials and videos.
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.
Extended Day Open Enrollment 2016-2017 Extended day is accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year. Contact the Extended Day Coordinator, Jennifer Frascello, 547-7983 or email@example.com. 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.
Newsletter Notice Newsletters will be sent out via email monthly. Be sure to check this JCE website often for important information, calendar dates, and the resource schedule!
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 2016-2017 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.