Upcoming Events December 3 Winter Wonderland 6:30-8:30pm 4 PTO Meeting 9:00am
8 SAC Meeting 3:15pm
9 Kindergarten Holiday Program 6:30pm
15 Band Holiday Concert 6:30pm
18 Early Release at 1:50pm 21-Jan. 5 Winter Break January 6—Classes Resume
Holiday Angel Tree JCE will have a Holiday Angel Tree this year! We invite everyone to come in and select an angel from the tree to help make the holiday special for a family in need! All gifts should be brought to the front office by December 15th! Thank you to everyone in advance for your generous support! Please contact Mrs. Milite or Mrs. Patterson in Guidance if you have any questions.
Hoodies for Sale Coach Petrick had some people interested in getting the new blue hoodies. You can still place an order, but only for this week. All order forms are due this Friday, December 4th.
JCE PTO Holiday Service Project St. Augustine Youth Services
For more than 10 years JCE has adopted the St. Augustine Boys’ Home as the PTO’s Holiday Service Project. SAYS is a nonprofit therapeutic group home for 30 boys from ages 6 to 18 who have been the victims of child abuse or extreme neglect. How can JCE help to make their Holidays brighter?
Join us for our Winter Wonderland event and purchase luminaries for friends and family. Proceeds will be donated to SAYS.
Make a Direct Donation…send in envelope marked SAYS donation and make checks payable to SAYS
Donate gently used clothing, shoes, electronics, games, books, or anything that a 6-18 year old boy would like!
Please send in the items with your student or drop off in the FRONT OFFICE by December 10th.
LEE Sign up and learn a new language. LEE Spanish classes will begin on January 11th. Registration forms are due on November 16th.
Yearbooks are on Sale
Yearbooks are now on sale. You can preorder a yearbook using the flyer that was sent home, or you can download an order form on this page. Orders need to be mailed directly to Leonards in the self-addressed envelope that was sent home with the flyer. You can also order online at: www.leonards.com/yearbooks. Then enter our order number: 33650. Books are $22 and go up to $25 on March 1st. Contact Mrs. Jones in the computer lab if you have any questions.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
Come and join the fun! Thursday, December 3rd from 6:30-8:30 at JCE. There will be holiday movies, hot cocoa & cookies, our Singing Jag Chorus, Santa, and luminaries to benefit the St. Augustine Boys’ Home. Download the JCE Winter Wonderland Night of Lights flyer for more information.
Candy Grams are on Sale Help fight the battle against cancer while sending a special gift to a friend here at school. Our Relay for Life team will be selling candy grams from December 1-17. They will be delivered on Friday, December 18. The cost is $1.00 each and all the proceed support our JCE Relay for Life Team. Download the Candy Gram order form and send it in to your child’s homeroom teacher.
Parents Please take a moment and read the FSA message from our administration.
ESE Parent Advisory Committee
St Johns County Schools (SJCS), The ARC, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (VR), and Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) offer:
Topic: Transition Planning Date/Time: 12/1/15 from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Location: Creekside High School
Parents of students with disabilities
Students with disabilities age 14 and up
Secondary teachers of students with disabilities
The purpose of the committee is to provide input to district staff regarding our ongoing effort to continuously improve services for students with disabilities. Parents, Educators, Administrators, & Business Representatives are invited and encouraged to attend
Run, run, as fast as you can! You can’t catch me, I’m the Gingerbread Man. Come join Coach Petrick and other JCE family members on this family-friendly 5K/10K and kids run on December 5th at 8:00 a.m. in World Golf Village. Click here to preregister.
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! Thank you for supporting our efforts to GO GREEN!
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 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 call 547-7980 for help.