News & Announcements

A New Direction for Jahn

With deep gratitude to Mr. Herring for his many years of service, we are excited to work with the community and our talented teachers and staff to write the next chapter for Jahn.

Jahn School FAW Spring Showcase on March 31 @ 4:30

The fine arts team is pleased to present our Spring Arts Showcase on March 31st, 2022  from 4:30-6:00 pm. The show will begin with a Visual Arts Showcase on the first and second floor showcasing PK-8th Grade student work. The artwalk will take place before the show from 4:30 pm-5:00 pm, and performances will begin promptly at 5:15 pm. Please read the information below regarding showcase logistics carefully.

Principal Message 3/21

Dear Jahn Families,

Thank you to our amazing school community for all of your support. We appreciate your partnership and collaboration!

Preschool registration will open on April 19th through Chicago Early Learning. Audubon Elementary School is opening up a new early childhood center, and they are hosting an informational meeting on March 25th at 5pm via Zoom.

CPS is still looking to hire a crossing guard for the intersection of Belmont and Wolcott. See this flyer for details and how to apply.

Jahn continues to offer free COVID19 testing to students and staff on a weekly basis. Our regular testing day is Tuesday, unless there is a schedule change. Thank you to Mrs. Rendleman for leading the efforts to increase our vaccination and testing percentages at school. If you are interested in signing up to provide consent for your child to test, review this COVID19 testing flyer for more information.

Please welcome Coach Crystal as our new recess coordinator! With the weather warming up, she has put together an Amazon wish list for some fun new recess equipment. We appreciate any donations our community is able to provide!

Have a great week!


Michael Herring

Jahn Book Room

Did you know Jahn has a book room? We do! It’s located on the second floor in Room 205 and is run by our Reading Specialist, Ms. Sarah Chambers.

Principal Message Monday, March 14th

Dear Jahn Families,

The State of Illinois requires students in grades 5 and 8 to take the Illinois Science Assessment (ISA) each spring. This assessment measures progress towards the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Mrs. Rendleman and Mr. Herring are the testing coordinators for ISA, and will communicate the testing schedule soon.

Thank You! FOJ Online Auction

Friends of Jahn would like to express our most sincere gratitude to everyone who supported our Online Auction that closed out Bingo and Bidding Week last Friday. Because of your generosity, we were able to raise just over $9,000 for Jahn! The winners have been contacted to coordinate pick up.

Principal Message- 3/7/2022

Our thoughts are with the Ukrainians at this time.  We stand for peace.

Starting on Monday, March 7th, we will begin using a new visitor management system to enhance the security at our school.  All visitors must check in with Ms. D at the security desk and have a photo ID ready to show and scan.

March Jahn Arts Council Meeting/Reunión del Consejo de Artes de marzo Jahn

The Jahn Arts Council will hold their March meeting after school in person in room 308 at 3:15pm on March 14, 2022. All are welcome. We will be discussing arts partnerships, the Spring Show (March 31st), art integration and family outreach. El Consejo de Artes de Jahn llevará a cabo su reunión de marzo después de la escuela en persona en el salón 308 a las 3:15 p. m. el 14 de marzo del 2022. Todos son bienvenidos. Hablaremos de las asociaciones artísticas, el espectáculo de primavera (31 de marzo), la integración del arte y el alcance familiar.

Jahn Shopping Night at Love, Charlie - March 23

Join us for a shopping night at local boutique Love, Charlie. They are generously donating 20% of sales all day back to Jahn with complimentary wine and small bites from 5-8pm. They have clothing, home goods and more. Shop local and support Jahn all day!
Located at 3352 N Paulina St.
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