Welcome to Julington Creek

Upcoming Events
18 SAC Meeting 3:15 Media Center
19 Interims Issued
26-28 Thanksgiving Break – Student/Holiday
2 Character Counts K-2 9:15am
                             3-5 1:30pm
3 PTO General Meeting 9:00am
4 Holiday Shoppe 6:30pm
9 SAC Meeting 3:15 Media Center
9 Kindergarten Holiday Program 6:30pm
12 5th Grade Spelling Bee 8:50am

Type To Learn 4
During technology class this rotation (November 6-November 19) students will be introduced to a new typing program called Type To Learn 4. Mrs. Jones will be giving students their usernames and passwords and provide a copy to their homeroom teacher. They will take a pretest during technology class that will put them on their correct skill level. 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. 

Holiday Angel Tree
Julington Creek Elementary will have an Angel Tree this holiday season which will provide gifts to families in need. If you are a family in need of a little extra support this holiday season, please email or call (547-7997) Mrs. Milite or Mrs. Patterson in Guidance by Dec. 1st. All calls are confidential.

Registration is now open until November 21st for January classes. Download the LEE flyer for more information.

Dress Code Reminders
As we enter the time of year when the temperature can vary greatly from morning to afternoon, 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.

Discovery Education Proctors Needed!
JCE will need parent volunteers to assist classroom teachers with DE testing again this year during. Please contact Cindy Leeber if you are interested in proctoring grades K-3.  
Assessment Windows November 3 – December 19, February 2 – March 13, and April 13 – May 22

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.

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 2014-2015
Extended day is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 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
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

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.

Watch all the JAGUAR CHALLENGE videos!

JCE Holiday Service Project Santa
Suits on the Loose 5K Run-Jog-Walk!

For over 10 years JCE has adopted the St. Augustine Youth Services as the PTO’s Holiday Service Project. SAYS is celebrating 25 years as a nonprofit therapeutic group home for boys ages 6-18 who have suffered from child abuse or extreme neglect.  Help us raise funds for their Holidays this year by running as “TEAM JCE” in their 5K run! Download the Santa Suits flyer and sign up with team Julington Creek!

JCE PTO is holding their first PDQ Family Night Thursday, Nov. 20, 4-10pm. Dine in or drive-thru. A portion of the sales earned will be given back to JCE PTO.  Don’t forget to mention JCE when you place your order. Hope to see you there!

The Holiday Shoppe
Come enjoy an evening of shopping with some of our wonderful Business Partners, meet Santa, and enjoy delicious holiday treats.  A fun new addition to the festivities will be a “Teacher” Sweater Contest! Wear your craziest, most festive sweater and Santa will be helping with the judging of the divisions at 7:00.  We can’t wait to see you all there with your fun sweaters!  December 4th, 6:30-8:00 in the cafeteria and 3rd grade commons.  We need volunteers! If you are interested please sign up online.  Beth Toner and Charrisa Tison Holiday Shoppe Co-Chairs
Run, Run, As Fast As You Can! You Can’t Catch Me,
I’m The Gingerbread Man!
The real Gingerbread Man will be out running amuck around the course…. Catch him if you can! Dress in holiday socks, hats and enjoy sweet treats after the race. The 5K run/walk is Dec. 6th at Heritage Landing. To register and for more information: Gingerbread Man Race  or contact Coach Petrick.
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.
ASAP Tutors Needed
At the end of October we will begin our ASAP tutoring program (Assisting Students with Academic Performance). Tutors will work weekly with an individual or small group of students that need some extra assistance in any area (teachers will provide all materials for lessons).  If you would like to join the ASAP tutoring team, please sign up in the front office or email Mrs. Milite in Guidance. 

ESE Parent Advisory Council
The ESE Parent Advisory Council meets twice per year to inform the school district about ways in which we can improve our efforts in serving students with disabilities. All parents are invited to participate. For more information contact the ESE office at 904-547-7712. The next meetings is February 19, 2015 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at 40 Orange Street, 3rd floor auditorium.

School Visitors
Please be prepared to show a picture ID when coming on school grounds. Thank you for your cooperation.

School Times for 2014-2015
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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