The Book Fair is happening this week in room 104.  This is a great opportunity for students to purchase books and develop a love for reading.  We need volunteers for break down to help cashier during the week.  If interested in helping out, please email Lori Benson at [email protected]

 The next FOJ Meeting will be on Tuesday, 12/6 at 6pm at the school.  Margo will be there to watch the kids.  Please join us for the next Parents’ Night Out on Thursday, 12/8 from 7-9 pm with our neighbors at Praha, 2201 W Belmont.  Enjoy wine, light hors d’oeuvres and shopping.  15% of purchases will go back to the school.

 The North Pole is this Saturday!  Friends of Jahn needs VOLUNTEERS in order to make this event run smoothly.  Please sign up for a volunteer shift at  We are also looking for donations of paper towels, wipes, sandwich size baggies and napkins.  The North Pole will run from 10-2 and the Artisan Market will run from 10-4.  $25/family or $10/person.  We hope to see you there!

 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.

 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 K,3,5 will perform on December 19th at 9:15am in the auditorium.  The students in grades 1,2,4 will perform on December 21st at 9:15am in the auditorium. 

 Parent tours will be each Wednesday at 8:30am.  If you know families who are interested in Jahn, encourage them to take a tour!  Families who live outside the attendance boundary must apply through options and the deadline is December 9th.  For questions about applying to Jahn, contact Margo in the main office at 773-534-5500.

 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.

 Continue to visit our new website for the updates and digital backpack.

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

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