We are so excited to welcome you to the 2019-2020 school year! Our staff is already working hard this summer to prepare for the best school year ever! Summer school is going incredibly well and plans for the school year are being completed! I am thrilled with the work that is going on and will be accomplished by the time your son or daughter begins school on August 26.
Included in this mailing you will find a couple of different items. The first is our calendar for the school year. You will see all of the amazing events that are planned for this year from the first day of school on August 26 to our very first graduation on June 25. Our first prom experience where all students will be able to participate as well as all of our academic celebrations throughout the year are listed. You will be able to find this information on our website soon as well.
For our incoming freshmen and transfers, the evening of Wednesday, August 21, will be very important. Y...
The newly revamped JFS Teen Leadership Program is a place for all students, grades 9-12, to learn about issues affecting their communities, develop skills to make lasting impact on topics they are passionate about, and make new relationships with like-minded peers. Youth will learn about gender equity and identity, hunger and food insecurity, and immigration and refugee resettlement. Youth participants will get to participate in specially designed volunteer projects and develop their own project to influence their community. Read the story from one of last year’s program participants below.
JFS Teen Leadership is open to students of all faiths and backgrounds. Interested teens can learn more and apply at www.jfssd.org/teenleadership. Applications are open until July 31. Financial assistance is available.