Burrr, it's getting so cold outside...wait, is that SNOW? Here's what it is- it's "Snow Biz," the middle school musical! Thursday and Friday, December 5th and 6th, the middle school musical will entertain and get the audience in the mood for Winter! The shows are at 7 PM in the middle school auditorium. There will be a "sneak preview - dress rehearsal" at 1 PM on Wednesday, December 4th. The sneak preview will be broadcast live on the Bulldog Channel. Tune in to the fun or come out to the show -either way you will enjoy the middle school production of Snow Biz.
Middle School Student Council Winter Dance:
December 13, 2013, from 7-9:30 PM. This special dance is for Jersey Shore Area Middle School students, grades 6, 7, and 8, ONLY. There are policies on dance attire and attendance in the 2013-2014 Middle School Handbook on page 22. The Handbook is on line and can be accessed by clicking on "New, 2013-2014 Student Handbook" in the left column. Details about the dance are here: Student Council Winter Dance
Winter Concert December 18 at 7 PM - Come to the middle school and enjoy the sounds of the season. The students are working doubly hard to rehearse and blend musical talents. The concert will be music for the heart and soul.
NEW!! Diversity Contest:
This contest is sponsored by the school district Diversity Committee. This is the second year JSASD has opened up this contest to students. Winners will present at the Lock Haven University, Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, which takes place in January. This is the first year middle school students may submit entries. If your son or daughter is interested in participating individually or as a group with other students, click on the form for details which is next: Diversity Contest Information Sheet
Students may also visit the school Guidance office for further information. Good luck to all entrants.
PAYS volunteer survey for 6th and 8th grade
: This the Pennsylvania Youth Survey which is given every 4 years to track trends over time. It is an opinion survey given to students who are in grades 6, 8, 10 and 12. The entire survey can be viewed at the Commission's website: www.pays.state.pa.us
. This survey will be given to students prior to 2014. Attached is a passive parental permission form PAYS passive permission form
Stuff the Bus:
This is the ROCK Event
for December. What is Stuff the Bus
? It is a school bus donated for the purpose of filling it with pet supplies, canned goods, hats, mittens, scarves, donations that can be given to people in need and the SPCA. December for the middle school is a month to give time and talents to others - that's and event we all embrace. Look for the school bus and consider sending in donations with your son, daughter, neighbor's middle school child, and/or middle school grandchild.
Middle School Anti-Bullying Program includes working together to STOMP Out Bullying. Everyone is asked to wear blue on December 9. JSE Students in 4th and 5th grade at the middle school and middle school students in 6th, 7th and 8th grade show solidarity and determination by wearing their "STOMP Out Bullying" t-shirts or wearing blue. Join the students and staff and wear blue on Monday, December 9!
7th and 8th grade students went to the senior high to visit classes that are integral parts of the Career Pathways Courses. The middle school students learned first hand what programs they can be part of during their four years of senior high school.
Fantastic Scholastic Book Fair: Thank you parents and students. The week of October 28-November 1st Parents volunteered time to have a book fair at the middle school for all 5 grades, 4th through 8th. Family night was Tuesday, October 29 from 6-8 PM and lots and lots of families made the trip into school for the fair. The earnings were close to $5,000. The profits go back to the school for purchasing more scholastic books. It was a wonderful time for everyone. Look for a spring Scholastic Book Fair at the middle school for all 5 grades. The spring fair is "Buy One, Get One" free. It promises to be just as much fun. Take a look: