Welcome to Julington Creek Elementary

Upcoming Events
3-7 Teacher Pre-Planning
7 Meet & Greet – Times TBA
10 First Day for students
14 PTO Tissues & Tea 8:45
28 PTO Back to School Bingo 6:30

eSchoolPlus Home Access Center (HAC)
Home Access Center (HAC) for current Julington Creek students will be disabled beginning Wednesday June 17, 2015 until the first day of school, August 10, 2015. If you have any questions, please contact 547-7980.

JCE and District Plans For the Summer
JCE will not move to Creekside this summer for consolidation. Because the summer recess is so short, schools will remain on their home campus. Only the Administrative office will be open at JCE on Monday to Friday from 7:30 until 3:30. Students report to schools on Monday, August 10.

Transportation Policy
Our “new” transportation policy took effect  February 2, 2015. 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 frascej@stjohns.k12.fl.us. 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

15C75B2D-0118C716Empowering Excellence in Educators
Learn about St. Johns County School District’s new instructional evaluation system that will advance student growth and academic achievement.

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Please Welcome Julington Creek’s New Principal, Mrs. Allison Olson
Read her message to our JCE families.

What can you do to help your child this summer?
Study Island will be available to use. Parents, your child’s current Study Island Username and Passwords will remain the same over the summer. We will not start district uploads with 2015-2016 data until August. Check the two documents below for more information.

We have an exciting opportunity for your child to continue learning and growing over the summer. We have created a BINGO card for students to complete activities in a variety of subject areas and return to their new homeroom teacher in August. Please visit our JCE Summer Learning website to check out the activities, as well as print your child’s BINGO card. Have a great summer!!!

Kindergarten Registration for 2015-16.
We encourage all families to register early so that we can properly plan for the following year.  If you know of any children coming to kindergarten next year, please encourage their families to register early. Download the registration packet for Kindergarteners entering in the 2015-2016 school year

Calendar 2015-2016
Please take some time to review the District Calendar for the 2015-16, next school year.

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.
Type To Learn 4
Our district licensing provides the opportunity to download and install Type To Learn 4 at home for continued keyboarding practice. Here are the directions you will need to acquire the FREE software. This is the same application used at school.  Please contact Mrs. Jones if you have any questions.

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 contact Mr. Story at Michael.Story@stjohns.k12.fl.us or call 547-7980

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