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It's hard to believe the end of the school year is nearly here!  With so much happening, I wanted you to have a few key reminders at the top of your Inbox, along with our special bell schedule.  

  • First, if you haven't already done so, please remind your child to turn in missing assignments, textbooks (and laptops/Chromebooks for 8th graders).
  • Second, JLS students will be receiving their 2021-22 Yearbook tomorrow morning if they have turned in all textbooks.  If their Yearbook is held, they will likely need to check in with one of their teachers.
  • Lastly, this week is about celebrating our accomplishments and honoring the work of our 8th grade students.  We are all looking forward to our Promotion Ceremony on Thursday, and our traditional Promotion Party afterwards.  We are still seeking volunteers to help us with this event, if you are interested, please sign up below!
Read More about Last Week Reminders for Students & Families

As we approach the end of the year, students are returning borrowed items to the school. Please review the list below and remind your child to turn in these materials to the teachers as soon as possible.  Missing or damaged items can be paid for in the JLS office.  Your child may not receive a yearbook if the textbook/materials obligations are not cleared by Tuesday, May 31st.

Read More about Materials and Textbooks Return Reminder

This update contains some new information about the following topics:

  • Library Book Return - Tomorrow! May 20, 2022
  • Reminder - 8th Grade Great America Trip: Friday, May 27, 2022
  • 8th Grade Tech Return
  • COVID-19 Rapid Home Test Kits distribution: Wednesday, May 27 in PRIME
  • Project Cornerstone Reminders
  • Counselor & Admin Changes for 2022-23
  • PAUSD InPlay - Local/Affordable Summer Programs/Activities
  • PAW Prints Issue #8
  • Important Dates to Remember (Last Week Schedule)
Read More about Principal's Update - End Of Year Information

It’s hard to believe we are already in May.  Last week we wrapped up our CAASPP testing, we celebrated with a Spirit Week and “Flower Fest” dance party, and this week, every JLS Staff Member has enjoyed the extra treats from Staff Appreciation Week.  THANK YOU for donating goodies, giving your time, or even writing a nice email to show a JLS staff member your family appreciates them.  We only have 18 days left in our school year, and we are so grateful to you for being an important part of our community.  We ALL have a lot of accomplishments to celebrate!   Below are some important pieces of information for you to be aware of.  They include:

  • JLS End Of Year Events: May & June 2022
  • JLS Site Council Update: SPSA Plan and Project Cornerstone Reminders
  • CAASPP Testing Update: Make-ups Continue
  • Looking Ahead to Construction: New Library, New Wellness Center, New Front Office Building
  • JLS Band in tomorrow's May Fete Parade & PAW Prints
Read More about Principal's Update: End Of Year Events, Project Cornerstone, CAASPP, Construction, May Fete and Paw Prints