Reminder – early dismissal Wed. at 1:50
16 WOW Wednesday Resource & 2
17 Kindergarten Registration 9-1:00 p.m.
18 Student/Teacher Holiday
22-25 FCAT Testing
25 Interims Issued
30 WOW Wednesday 4 & 1
2 Battle of the Books Grade 3 1:30 p.m.
6 Kindergarten Registration 1-5 p.m.
7 SAC Meeting Media 2:30 p.m.
WOW Wednesday 3 & 2
8 Battle of the Books 4th Grade 1:30 p.m.
8-30 DE Testing
12 Battle of the Books 5th Grade 9:00 a.m.
14 Volunteer Brunch 8:45 a.m.
14 WOW Wednesday 5 & K
16-23 Spring Scholastic Book fair
Check out our new logo and school song Jags LEAD!
FCAT PROCTORS STILL NEEDED
If you haven’t signed up yet to be a proctor for the FCATs, there is still time left. The sign up sheets are located in the front office. There will be a brief proctor training that is required for the FCAT testing. Please attend one of the following sessions on April 16 & 17 at 8:45 a.m.
Just a reminder that Math– A– Thon pledges need to be turned in to the front office by April 17. Any questions, please contact Mrs. Milite.
Running of the Knights
Creekside High School is preparing for their annual Running of the Knights 5k/1Mile Fun Run/Centipede Team Race. This year, all the fun is taking place on Friday, May 16, beginning at 6:15 p.m. with the One Mile Fun Run. If you choose to register for this awesome festival, not only will you benefit Creekside High School, but a portion of the registration proceeds will go back to JCE. If 25 students or faculty register for the 5k, JCE will get back $5 for each participant. For more information visit www.runningoftheknights.com.
Rising 6th Grade Parents
Please visit the Fruit Cove website and subscribe to the Frequent Flyer as a “Rising 6th Grade Parent” so you can begin receiving middle school information. Also, as you coordinate all your summer appointments, please note that rising 6th graders (current 5th graders) need two Varicella vaccines before entering middle school (this is new). You can either provide the elementary with the proper documentation or provide the middle school with the information over the summer.
PASSAGES is a Girl Scout sponsored 2-day summer program that will introduce girls attending Fruit Cove Middle school to many middle school skills. Download a flyer for details and registration information.
Please take a moment and complete the district ESE parent survey.
JCE 2013-2014 spirit wear is selling out quickly. To see what we have left in your size, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
eSchoolPlus Home Access Center (HAC)
Home Access Center (HAC) allows parents to view their child’s educational information via a secure, password protected website. All schools in grades 3-12 are participating in HAC. Follow this link for district information. Please remember that K - 2nd grade teachers and students DO NOT use HAC. All RETURNING 4th and 5th sStudents HAVE THE SAME HAC ID and password as they did last year. If they have
forgotten they can use the reset tool. All NEW 4-5th grade students are able to register online for HAC using the email that was provided during registration. It is not necessary to come into the school with ID unless a parent is trying to CHANGE an email on file.
Extended Day Open Enrollment 2013-2014
Extended day is accepting applications for the 2013-2014 school year. Contact the Extended Day Coordinator, Jennifer Frascello, 547-7983 or email@example.com. Visit the Extended Day page for more
Extended Day Pre-Pay Punch Cards
18 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
Learn about St. Johns County School District's new instructional evaluation system that will advance student growth and academic achievemen
FCAT Pointers for Parents and Students:
- Be here on time… it is important to test with your class and not alone on make-up days
- Students get a good night of sleep and plenty of rest
- Eat a healthy breakfast … “fuel” your brain and body
- Pick out a comfortable outfit that will not be too tight or warm ….and think about having a sweater just in case
- Stay focused and do your “personal best”
- Many teachers are requesting a healthy snack for energy to munch on between testing sessions
- Stay Positive! You are ready! You can do it!
Parents of 3rd, 4th, and 5th Graders
Please take a moment and review the appropriate parent letter concerning FCAT testing this year.
Get Your AR Tests Taken!
The AR store is coming May 5-8 and the last day to test is April 30th! So finish your books and get your tests taken so you have as many points as possible to shop at this year's fabulous NEW store! Parents, we are still in need of new and gently used books for the store so if Spring Cleaning unearthed any treasures please bring them to the box in the front office.
Yearbooks are on Sale
You can preorder a yearbook by visiting this page and downloading an order form.Orders need to be mailed directly to Leonards. You can also order online at: www.leonards.com/yearbooks. Then enter our order number:22832. Please DO NOT send any order forms to school, MAIL THEM TO LEONARDS. Contact Mrs. Jones in the computer lab if you have any questions.
Kindergarten Registration Dates
Thursday, April 17, 9a.m. - 1p.m.
Tuesday, May 6, 1p.m. - 5p.m.
Kindergarten registration will be held in our Media Center.
You need to bring your Kindergartener
with you for registration!
Parent Pick-Up Signs
Parent Pick-Up Signs are available at the front office for $1 (Proceeds go to the PTO). The signs enable you to put your child's name on the sign which helps make our parent pick-up go faster and easier, as well as keeping it safe!
JCE Families - Don't forget about our electronics and used ink cartridge recycling program. Send in your old and/or broken electronics including laptops, cell phone, digital cameras, digital gaming systems, etc. Broken iPhones and iTouches are especially wanted.... even broken they can be worth as much as $25/item for our school! Also send in your old ink cartridges from printers and we will recycle them for you. Just send everything to the front office. Details about what we can accept can be found on this page.
Gifted Parent Advisory Meetings
Tuesday, March 25, 5:30-6:30 @ Ocean Palms
Tuesday, May 13, 3:30-4:30 @ Julington Creek
Opened to all parents of gifted students at any level (K-12) to express concerns, ask questions, etc. The District contact for the Gifted Program is Helen DiMare (firstname.lastname@example.org, (904) 547-7692).
Please be prepared to show a picture ID when coming on school grounds. Thank you for your cooperation.
School Times for 2013-2014
Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri: 8:30am - 2:50pm
Wed and Early Release: 8:30am - 1:50pm
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:email@example.com 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 to check out informative newsletters just for newcomers, click here. 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 contact Mr. Story at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 547-7980