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First Annual Parent Social Event

Tickets available now at https://jjmsptoparentsocial.bpt.me/

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Picture Retake Day, Tuesday 11/26/19

Picture Retake Day is Tuesday, November 26, 2019, from 9:00 – 3:00 in the Theater.

If your child was absent on the original Picture Day, please have your child bring a completed order form, with payment enclosed, ready to hand to the photographer on Retake Day. (The Photo Order Form is available below, as well as in the main office.) If you were not satisfied with your original photos and would like a retake, please have your child return the entire contents of the first photo package to the photographer on Retake Day. If you have any questions about your photos, please contact Lifetouch directly at (800) 736-4753.

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JJMS Yearbooks On Sale Now!

Congratulate your student and express your pride and love with an ad in the Yearbook! Purchase your  Ad and Yearbook today!

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There is Still Time to Volunteer or Donate!

Veteran’s Day Celebration Breakfast

Thank you for your support of this event! See the Sign Up below for Volunteer/Donation opportunities! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email the JJMS PTO at jjmspto@yahoo.com.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e044aa4ac2ea3fa7-veterans

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November 2019 Newsletter!

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Veteran’s Day Program

JJMS is planning its Second Annual Veteran’s Day Program. We are reaching out to you to ask if you have a family member who is a Veteran who would like to join us on November 8th to be celebrated by our students. We will start our celebration with a breakfast at 8:30am in the Dining Room, followed by an assembly from 9:15 – 10:00.

If you have a family member who would like to join us, please email Jennifer Usted at juseted@klschools.org.

The assembly portion of the Celebration will be attended by our 8th grade students, however if your child is in 6th or 7th grade and is bringing a Veteran, they will be invited to attend the ceremony with their guest.

Thank you for your support of this event! See the Sign Up below for Volunteer/Donation opportunities! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email the JJMS PTO at jjmspto@yahoo.com.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e044aa4ac2ea3fa7-veterans

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Reminder:  Hope to see you tonight!

Principal’s Coffee, 7:00pm in the JJMS Library followed by

Organization Strategy Presentation by Mr. Jeff Tepper!

Please join us for our second coffee of the year before our PTO Meeting! School Counselor, Jeff Tepper will discuss practical approaches to organization and study skills for our students…and ourselves!

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Please Join Us!

Please join us for a Principal’s Coffee and a Parent Presentation on Wednesday, October 23rd 7:00 in the JJMS Library.

Principal Swiatowicz will join us to address Topics/Questions of interest to our school community. 

Feel free to email any ideas to jjmspto@yahoo.com!

Our own Jeffery TepperJJMS guidance counselor will be presenting an informative presentation on organization and study skills.

Topics will include: How do we organize our kids and ourselves? Why should we help our kids be organized?

Come join Mr. Tepper, as he discusses and explains several ideas and strategies to help our children become organized people.

You will leave with a pile of ideas and handouts.

Be organized and put this on your calendar now!

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Save the Date!

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October 2019 Newsletter: Click Below!

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JJMS Picture Day October 8th

Picture Day at John Jay Middle School is scheduled for Tuesday, October 8, 2019, (makeup/retakes on November 26th).  Parents should have received an envelope from Lifetouch Studios containing ordering materials.  Extra forms are available in the Main Office and also accessible on our website www.jjmspto.com.  Online ordering is recommended this year.  With online ordering, students don’t need to remember to bring in money or forms PLUS there is a free photo book and drawstring backpack included with every online purchase.  Additionally, parents who sign up for the Lifetouch Rewards program will receive a free offer from Shutterfly.  See the Lifetouch website, mylifetouch.com, for information.    If you have any questions, regarding your order, please call Lifetouch Studios at 800-736-4753.

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Open Houses 9/24 and 9/25

Open Houses 9/24 and 9/25

JJMS PTO is looking forward to seeing everyone this week at Open Houses!

6th Grade September 24, 2019, 7:00pm     7th/8th Grade September 25, 2019, 7:00pm

Visit the PTO table to purchase your Student Directory and Bus Notes, Check out the NEW Spirit Wear and Donate to the JJMS PTO’s Non-Event Fundraiser!

Our Book Fair is also going on this week in the JJMS Library! Stop by to show your support and check out all the different topics/genres available!

Want to avoid the wait for your Directory on Open House night? Pre-Order NOW by clicking the button on the right!

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September 2019 Newsletter: Click Below!

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Volunteer Opportunity

Library Volunteers are needed to assist with shelving library books and helping the JJMS Librarian, Jennifer Useted, and Librarian Assistant, Susan O’Malley, with special projects.   Volunteers can volunteer weekly or every two to three weeks any time during the school day for one to two hours.  This is a great opportunity to be involved in seeing what the kids are reading and meeting some of the faculty and staff that bring the kids through the library. If you are available and would like to help, please contact Kathy Martin at kathybarbermartin@gmail.com with your preferred day and frequency.

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Welcome Back!

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Check out the NEW Spirit Wear for 2019!!!

Check out the NEW Spirit Wear 2019-20!

Questions? Contact JJMS PTO at jjmspto@yahoo.com

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Meet & Greets

The PTO is looking forward to Wednesday’s activities, both at the Middle School and at the Lewisboro Town Park. See below for the times and locations:

  • New Family Meet & Greet, 1:30 at JJMS
  • New Family Reception, 2:30 at Lewisboro Town Park
  • 6th Grade Meet & Greet, 4:00 at JJMS

New Families:

Following the Middle School’s New Family Meet & Greet, please join our Welcoming Committee and some of the Buddy Families at the Lewisboro Town Park from 2:30 – 4:00 for Italian Ices and to meet other New Families!

6th Grade Meet & Greet (4:00 – 5:30):

The JJMS Administration and PTO are looking forward to welcoming the incoming 6th Graders on Wednesday! This will be an excellent opportunity for many to meet new friends and catch up with others! Some exciting things to look forward to are:

  • Touring the School
  • Finding and Opening lockers
  • Enjoying refreshments
  • Shopping our ALL NEW line of Spirit Wear
  • Pre-purchasing Directories and bus notes

Hope to see many of you there!

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Welcome New Families!

The JJMS PTO would like to send a special Welcome to our New Families and Incoming 6th Grade Students!

If you are new to our school and would like to be included in our email distribution list, please send your contact information to jjmspto@yahoo.com

This year the PTO is introducing a new “Buddy Family” program for families who are entering JJMS and are new to the KLSD.  Last year, we had about 50 such families!  If you are a current 7th or 8th grade parent, we hope that you would volunteer to become a Buddy Family.  The buddies can be the very first people to welcome new families to the school, and becoming a buddy is a great way to help integrate these families into our community.

If you are a New Family to our school district, please contact us at jjmspto@yahoo.com to be matched with a Buddy Family! 

Looking forward to a wonderful year!

 

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May Newsletter

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School Supply Order Information