Upcoming Events September
18 – 22 Scholastic Book Fair 19 Cookie Dough orders due 21 Parent Night for Book Fair 3:00-8:00pm
26 SAC Meeting 3:30pm October 9 PTO meeting 3:30pm
RESCHEDULED Book Fair The Book Fair will run September 18th- 22nd. Parent night will be Thursday, September 21st. from 3:00-8:00. Be sure to stop by and see us.If you can help Thursday morning or Friday morning please signuponline to volunteer. Mrs. Jones is desperate for some help! Feel free to check our Scholastic Homepage, there you can shop online and orders will be shipped free to school after the book fair. The Scholastic Flyer is also available. Parents are welcome to join their children during the fair.
SAC Meeting/School Improvement Plan The JCE School Advisory Council (SAC) invites all interested parents and community members to join. Our purpose is to enhance students’ learning through the cooperative efforts of parents, staff members, and members of the community. We use survey data, assessment data, and parent/community input to identify and respond to the educational needs of our JCE community. We meet in the JCE Media Center on the second Tuesday of each month at 3:15 pm. The first meeting is Tuesday, September 26, at 3:30 in the media center. Mrs. Murphy will present the proposed 2017-2018 School Improvement Plan for approval by SAC. For more information, please contact co-chairs Becky Jarriel or Susan Foster .
Provisional Transportation Waiver Program The St. Johns County School District Provisional Transportation Waiver Program (PTWP) extends transportation services to students assigned to district schools based on space availability and criteria.
Notes from the cafeteria Meal prices: Breakfast $1.25, Lunch $2.80
If a student’s lunch account balance is below $0 they are only allowed to purchase a lunch with no extras. If you would like to keep track of your student’s account please sign into paypams.com. If you would like to place a restriction on your student’s account you may send in a note to your student’s teacher, or email the cafeteria manager at [email protected].
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.
Extended Day Open Enrollment 2017-2018 Extended day is accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year. Contact the Extended Day Coordinator, Jennifer Frascello, 547-7983 or [email protected]. 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
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.
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 [email protected] Last minute changes are discouraged as they often confuse the student.
** Due to limited capacity we cannot issue guest bus passes. Students may only ride the school bus that they are zoned for. You may view the list of bus routes by visiting http://www.stjohns.k12.fl.us/transportation/routes/
JCE Policies for Arrival and Dismissal
If your student is not in the building by 8:30 a.m. they are considered tardy and will need to be walked into the front office by a parent.
Encourage your student to get out of or into the car as quickly as possible.
Pull all the way forward so that as many cars as possible can be unloaded/loaded at one time.
Cell Phone usage is never allowed in the student drop off and pick up lines!
Students should not be exiting their car before 8:00 am. There is no supervision for students before that time.
Only cars dropping off extended day and safety patrol students should pull in front of the school before 8:00 am.
In the afternoon please keep the yellow sign, with your student’s name written in large, black marker, in the window until your student is in the car.
Empowering Excellence in Educators Learn about St. Johns County School District’s new instructional evaluation system that will advance student growth and academic achievement.
iReady Spirit Parents, please take a moment and review the iReady teacher to parent letter.
Banana Splits Group We will begin Banana Splits group the week of October 2nd. Banana Splits is a group for children that have experienced a change in their family. We discuss their feelings and positive ways to express their emotions. The group will meet one time weekly for a period of six weeks. Each group session is 30 minutes. I try to schedule them during lunch, but that may vary depending on schedules. If you are interested in your child participating in Banana Splits please email Mrs. Milite in Guidance for a consent. If you have questions, please call 547-7997.
JCE Box Top Challenge – CLIP – BAG – TAG It’s Box Top contest time and this year it’s better and easier than ever. Now every JCE student in your family gets credit for the Box Tops (no expired ones please) you turn in. Also, not only will the classroom with the most collected win a prize every quarter, but at the end of the year the top family will as well. It’s as simple as 1, 2, 3. 1. CLIP– Clip your Box Tops. 2. BAG– Collect them in a bag. 3. TAG– Label the bag with your family’s last name, student(s)’ first name(s)’, teacher(s)’ name(s), and send them in.
Yearbooks are on Sale
Yearbooks for the 2017-2018 School Year Can Now Be Pre-Ordered! The price is $20. You can pre-order your yearbook at www.Leonards.com/Yearbook. Use the following code when ordering: C423382.
Technology Recycling Do you have used ink cartridges? Old cell phones or cracked iPad’s? You can donate it all to Julington Creek’s Technology Department to earn money for our school. It is so easy… Just drop it off in JCE’s front office or have your child take the items to the Technology Lab.
School Visitors Please be prepared to show a picture ID when coming on school grounds. Thank you for your cooperation.
School Hours Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri: 8:30am – 2:50pm Wed and Early Release: 8:30am – 1:50pm
New to Julington Creek Elementary? Maria Chrissovergis, New Family Liaison, can help you with questions or concerns. Visit our Welcome page for more information and be sure to check out our informative newsletters just for newcomers. Thank you!
Checking Your Student Out Before The End Of The Day Send a note or email to your student’s teacher and the front office letting them know your child will be leaving school before the end of the day. Come into the front office to sign out your child and show your identification. Early checkouts 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 policies 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.
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.