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Online Kindergarten Registration is open for 2020-2021 School Year
https://www-jce.stjohns.k12.fl.us/registration/ 

Kindergarten Tours will be rescheduled

April

Some events will be cancelled and others may be postponed.  As we receive information, we will post updates and email families.

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumers Services and USDA have approved meal service during the time of unanticipated school closures. This program focuses on areas of eligibility based on economic need. For meal service locations, please refer to the website, www.summerbreakspot.org.

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Spring Pictures

Leonard’s will mail the spring photos to you if you paid for the order and your child sat for a spring photo.

Class Photo

Leonard’s is accepting new orders for the Class Photo Online
www.Leonards.com/order

Access Code: G488822
enter FREESHIP  for orders $18+

Yearbook

Yearbooks that were pre-ordered will not be be ready until the very end of the school year.

              More information to follow mid-May

School News

Volunteer Information

If you are interested in volunteering at school or even attending a field trip please make sure you have filled out the School Access Form (Volunteer Form).  We have many volunteer opportunities in and out of the classroom.  When volunteering on campus, please make sure to schedule a time where you are able to leave the little ones (babies or young children not registered at JCE) at home.   We will absolutely keep you busy and want to ensure the children’s safety.  If you have any questions, please contact Debbie Higbea, our volunteer coordinator.

We LOVE our Volunteers!

PTO Member Discounts

Please check out the amazing discounts and benefits offered to our PTO members by our JCE PTO Business Partners.

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.
Follow this link to learn more about this program and to access the required application form.

Cafeteria Notes

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 SchoolPay.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.

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). You can also check the district web site for more information. Mrs. Karl is available here at JCE to help answer any questions.

Extended Day Open Enrollment 2020-2021

Extended day is accepting applications for the next school year. Contact the Extended Day Coordinator, Jennifer Frascello, 547-7983. Visit the Extended Day web 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

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 email Debbie Higbea. 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.

Bike Safety Videos

View grade level appropriate videos which we share with ALL students about the safety of biking.

Watch the videos

School Hours

Mon / Tues / Thurs / Fri: 8:25am – 2:45pm
Wed & Early Release: 8:25am – 1:45pm

Julington Creek Spirit Shirts

Spirit Shirts

The new design for 2019-20 school year will be available for sale during orientation and the 1stmonth of school. Students can wear their shirts to show school spirit and on PE days! This is a fundraiser for PE… last year we were able to build a GaGa Pit for the students!

Download the Order Form!

Box Tops for Education

You may continue to send in the paper clippings for this year, but Box Tops are phasing out paper to digital.  Check out the Box Tops app to continue supporting JCE!

Box Tops for Education

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 Child 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:

M,T,TH, F by 2:15pm and Wed. by 1:15pm

Arrival and Dismissal Policies

Dress Code Reminders

Please review the Student Code of Conduct for details on St. Johns County School District’s dress code.

For Parents of Students with Disabilities

Your child may be eligible for the McKay Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities. For more information, please view our school district’s ESE School Choice Options & McKay Scholarship Information.
ESE Spring 2020 flyer

Use of Service Animals

The St. Johns County School District has updated its policy regarding the Use of Service Animals by Individuals with Disabilities.

Free Pediatric Immunization Clinics

Did you know that your local St. Johns County Health Department provides free pediatric immunizations? For immunization clinic hours call (904) 209-3250.

View the free immunizations flyer

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.

District-Wide Registration

Registration for the 2020-2021 school year will begin on March 2nd.

New Students
District-wide registration for the 2020-2021 school year will begin on March 2nd. Starting on that date, you will be able to click the Register My Child For School button on our school website to complete an online registration form for your child.

Returning Students
Beginning the week of March 23, parents/guardians of all current students will receive an email from PowerSchool to complete the annual Returning Student Verification Form for the upcoming school year. The email will contain the link and instructions needed to complete the verification.

FortifyFL App

FortifyFL is a website and app developed at the direction of the Florida Legislature. Any student, educator, parent or member of the public can report school safety concerns directly to law enforcement and school administrators anonymously and easily through the FortifyFL app or getfortifyfl.com.

School Access

This is just a reminder that anyone (parent, guardian, friend, neighbor, aunt, uncle) must have school access to attend an event at Julington Creek Elementary School, have lunch with a student and/or attend an awards assembly. If you have not already done so, please complete the School Access Form. The process for approval may take up to 4 weeks, so please fill out the application sooner than later for any guests that would like to have school access. Once the application is approved, school access will be valid for three years.

School District News

Update from Superintendent Forson, April 1

Dear SJCSD Parents and Guardians,

Today we faced additional challenges with connectivity to Schoology. I share this frustration with you and assure you that we are working with the vendor to solve these issues. In the meantime, I encourage you and your child to reach out to his/her teacher via email. As I wrote yesterday, patience and flexibility are paramount. We will keep getting better.

Meal service will continue at designated school and community sites until further notice. This is an essential service offered to children 18 years or younger in need of breakfast and lunch while we are closed. In the last few days there have been posts on social media encouraging others to visit specific schools to receive these meals. Some of these posts encourage community members with children to drive through more than once to prevent the service from ceasing and preserve job functions at these sites.

While we want families who need the meals to receive them for their children, prompting the community to show up just to get meals puts a strain on distribution. It prevents us from allocating funding, efforts and resources where the need is greater. For updated information on meal service, visit https://www.stjohns.k12.fl.us/blog/mealservice/.  

Today Governor DeSantis issued an executive order to stay at home except for individuals who are essential employees providing essential community services as defined by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. In this guidance, "educators supporting public and private K-12 schools, colleges, and universities for purposes of facilitating distance learning or performing other essential functions" is included in the essential critical infrastructure workforce. We are continuing to review and define essential staff through job functions while promoting a work at home model for employees who can.

I appreciate your commitment to your child's education. I value the support and trust you have placed in the St. Johns County School District to instruct your children while we continue to learn in this new environment.

Sincerely,

Tim Forson
Superintendent
St. Johns County School District


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