East Juniata Elementary AND East Juniata High School Families ONLY: It is with great disappointment that due to the count of 4 COVID positive staff and student cases at both East Juniata Elementary and East Juniata High School, we must close the buildings beginning Monday, February 1 through Wednesday, February 3, 2021. All students at EJES and EJHS will be remote. The buildings will be closed until February 4, 2021. There will be no extracurricular activities. During this closure the building will be cleaned according to CDC and DOH guidelines.
It was a great first week back in 2021. Please see some important announcements for next week. Picture Retake day is Monday, January 11th between 8:30 and 10:30 The East Juniata Elementary Girls Basketball will have their first practice on Tuesday, January 12th, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., in the EJES gym. The East Juniata Elementary Boys Basketball will have their first practice on Monday, January 18th, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., in the EJES gym. January 15, 2021: Act 80 Day- No School for Students Here are links to the updated school lunch menus along with links to the basketball sign-up sheets for both boys and girls. The waiver must be filled out to play. Girls Basketball https://5il.co/ocj3 Boys Basketball https://5il.co/of1t Boys and Girls BB Waiver https://5il.co/of1s Updated Jan. Breakfast Menu: https://5il.co/oe73 Updated Jan. Elementary Menu: https://5il.co/oe74
Picture retake day is now scheduled for Monday January 11, 2021. This change was made to allow everyone enough time to review their pictures and to make an informed decision. In the event that we would have a snow day on January 11th, the make up date would be Wednesday January 13, 2021. At this time all make ups will be scheduled for January 11th.
The EJES boys and girls basketball season for students in grades 3-6 is currently planned to start in January of 2021. Our coaches would like to have an idea of how many students will be playing. Please fill this form out so we can anticipate how many players are interested in playing. https://forms.gle/LTZPnazfSdv5bogR7 If you haven't filled out the survey about online learning at EJES, please take a few minutes to complete the survey so we have your input and feedback. Your input is valued in making informed decisions. https://forms.gle/44CCAYMDmXydsnS19
The EJES Home and School Fundraiser pickup will be Tuesday, December 8 from 3-7 p.m. at Basom Park (Yellow Building). This will be a drive through service. Please stay in your vehicle and a volunteer will come out to get your name and orders. If you are unable to pick up at that time and cannot find someone to pick your order up, please make arrangements ahead of time with Missy Swartz or Mandy Brown.
We want to wish you and your family a happy Thanksgiving! We also would like you to know that we are closely analyzing our educational models to make sure our students are getting the best possible education we can provide. We value your input in making informed decisions. Please take time to fill out this form so we can have some feedback on how things are going. https://forms.gle/TGsJBnvXveckbP4TA This is a time to be thankful for so many things. Here is a video sharing some of the things we are thankful for at Juniata County School District. https://www.youtube.com/watchv=SoWlMFhHYuk&feature=youtu.be
Picture retake day is scheduled for Tuesday November 17th from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM and is for anyone that missed fall pictures or for those needing a retake. At this time we have not received your child's fall pictures from Strawbridge but they should arrive in time to send them home with your child on November 16th. If for some reason we are unable to send pictures home on the 16th, we notify you of a new date for picture retakes. Below is a link below that allows parents to sign up and receive updates via email regarding your child's school portraits. These updates include promotions, additional deals and the ability to order more pictures at a later time. https://strawbridge.fotomerchanthv.com/clients/east-juniata-elementary-school/fall-retake-pictures-11-17-2020-2/optIn Questions can be directed to Strawbridge at the following email: Heather.Cornman@strawbridge.net
https://players.brightcove.net/1543299976/LG9eJZeIF_default/index.html?playlistId=1666421937743573368 The Scholastic Book Fair has officially started. You can visit http://www.scholastic.com/bf/ejes to take a virtual tour of the fair. Feel free to share the link with friends and family. Anyone can order! Also, students will be bringing home an Online Scavenger Hunt to complete and return for a chance to win a free book. Happy reading! A big thank you to the home and school for organizing this for our staff and students!
Thank you all for another great week at EJES. As a reminder don't forget to fill out the following attendance form by 8:30 AM. If you are unable to complete this form (https://forms.gle/XjJLqcYaZz5AtiT27), please leave a message for Nikki in the office. This form will also be posted in your child's google classroom and only has to be filled out one time per child. Completing the form indicates that your child has logged in and can see the assignments for the day. When live sessions are offered, we strongly encourage students to participate but we also realize this may not always be possible. As long as the assignment is completed prior to Monday, they will receive credit for the lesson.
As we start our first virtual Friday, we would like all EJES students to fill out the following attendance form by 8:30 AM. If you are unable to complete this form (https://forms.gle/XjJLqcYaZz5AtiT27), please leave a message for Nikki in the office. This form will also be posted in your child's google classroom and only has to be filled out one time. Completing the form indicates that your child has logged in and can see the assignments for the day. When live sessions are offered, we strongly encourage students to participate but we also realize this may not always be possible. As long as the assignment is completed prior to Monday, they will receive credit for the lesson.
We had an amazing first day at EJES. It was so nice to finally have students back in the building. Please remember to send a water bottle to school with your child. Our water fountains are shut off but we have bottle filling stations available throughout the building. Also don't forget to send a note to school on days your child will be on parent pickup.
Please see the link below for a few more helpful notes and videos for the start of school next week. We also are encouraging students to bring a water bottle to school which can be filled in our hand-free bottle filling stations. https://www.jcsdk12.org/o/ejes/page/welcome-to-ejes-2020
EJES is excited to get the 2020-21 school year off and running. Here is a link with information regarding the upcoming school year. See you soon! http://jcsdpa.apptegy.us/o/ejes/page/welcome-to-ejes-2020
Attention HRE (Hybrid-Option 2) Students and Parents - Please review information and guidelines here: https://www.jcsdk12.org/o/jcsd/page/hybrid-option-2-guide You will be able to pick up your iPad and materials on September 2 between 8am and 3pm at your school. Please review the information for Friday instruction here: https://www.jcsdk12.org/o/jcsd/page/friday-guidelines-for-students Additional details will be shared by your child's teacher.
Please check out our app if you have not yet. It will help you stay on top of the latest information from the school district. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0_Lmg1Zhxo&t=21s
Please see the updated link to our homeroom lists for the 2020-21 school year. No major changes but the link did change. http://jcsdpa.apptegy.us/o/ejes/page/homeroom-assignments-2020-21 Also the Juniata County School District Board of Directors will hold a special meeting on Monday, August 17, beginning at 8:00 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to vote on a recommendation to adjust the 2020-2021 school year schedule. Information to participate and tune in to the meeting can be found here: https://www.jcsdk12.org
Below is the Health and Safety Plan for Reopening of JCSD Schools for the 2020-2021 School Year. More information will be forthcoming as we draw closer to the August start dates for teachers, staff, and students. The link to the plan is at https://5il.co/idux.
The July 16, 2020 meeting of the Juniata County School District Board of Directors will be held at the administrative office building, 146 Weatherby Way, Mifflintown, beginning at 8:00 p.m. Those attending are encouraged to wear a mask and maintain a safe social distance. Interested individuals may also access the meeting virtually: Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/97693183313 Meeting ID: 976 9318 3313 One tap mobile +13126266799,,97693183313# US (Chicago) +16465588656,,97693183313# US (New York) Dial by your location +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) Meeting ID: 976 9318 3313 Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/acUY2NJtnQ Join by Skype for Business https://zoom.us/skype/97693183313 The July 16 meeting will include a presentation by Superintendent Gary Dawson on academic program options to be offered for the 2020-2021 school year. The Juniata County School District Health and Safety Plan - Phased Reopening Covid-19 Pandemic may be accessed as an attachment to the July 16, 2020 board meeting agenda. Individuals who wish to make public comment are asked to notify Board Secretary Polly Digon at firstname.lastname@example.org. Individuals may also submit public comments in writing rather than in person by sending them to the Board Secretary.
CENTRAL REGISTRATION: ALL new student registrations can be completed at our District Office located at 146 Weatherby Way, Mifflintown, PA 17059 with Mrs. Polly Digon.