Thanks for getting your children to school on time every day.  Our attendance is up for the year!  We are over 96% year to date.  All families are required to read and sign our attendance policy and return to the homeroom teacher.  It is important that students are at school every day this week.  All students who are in attendance on Friday, December 23rd will be entered into a drawing for a free Kindle Fire!  There will be one winner per floor.

 We partnered with Emerald City this fall for musical theatre instruction.  Please note that the Emerald City end of year performance dates have changed.  The students in grades 1,2,4 will perform on December 21st at 9:15am in the auditorium. 

 Attention K-2 parents:  There will be a STEP Data parent information night on January 12th  at 6pm in room 109.  Please join us for a presentation about the literacy assessment we use for students in grades K-2.

 We will continue to have outdoor recess when the temperature is above 20 degrees.  Please send your children to school with warm clothes.  In addition, please remember that students are not allowed inside the building before 7:45am. 

 Jahn student council has organized a spirit week for December 19-23.  See below for the dress days for each day.

 Tuesday – College day

Wednesday – Chicago sports team day

Thursday – Wear white to support lung cancer

Friday – Holiday dress

 The winter assembly is scheduled for December 15th at 6:00pm in the auditorium.  Students in K-4 will perform songs for the school community.  All families are welcome to join us.  The assembly will last about an hour.  It will be a fun night and I hope everyone is able to join us!

 Be our guest at the 1st annual Jahn Preschool Art Show.  Please come view the beautiful artwork of the preschool students of room 001 and room 101, both AM and PM classes will be involved.  The show is on Thursday, December 22nd at 8:45am in the auditorium.  A small reception will follow the art show.

 Parent tours will be each Wednesday at 8:30am.  If you know families who are interested in Jahn, encourage them to take a tour! 

 There will be a coffee with the principal on December 20th at 8:15am to discuss inclusion and inclusive practices at Jahn.  Please join the conversation as we listen to multiple perspectives.

 Congratulations to Ms. Creswell and Ms. Nguyen for winning grants for their homerooms!

 As always, please don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions or concerns.


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