The Jenkins Journal
Dear Jenkins Family,
Thank you to our staff, students, and parents for celebrating the opening of this school year with our Expectations Night on Wednesday! It was a welcomed sight to have our families back into the school and visiting with teachers and classmates.
As we gear up for the school year, staff teams have been assessing all students in reading and math to gather benchmark data to track student progress. This information is also used to qualify students for support from our reading and math specialist(s). Your child’s teacher will share this information with you throughout the school year.
We are working hard to make our new website and app the best “one-stop shop” for all the information you need about our school and upcoming events. The content is searchable, and the app's settings can be customized to your preferences for push notifications. Bookmark our website https://scit.org/jenkins and download the app to stay in the know about upcoming events such as Picture Day, Walk-to-School Day, and Book Fairs.
Over the next several weeks, you will see communications promoting the annual PTO Boosterthon Fun Run on Friday, October 21. Our goal is to raise $24,000 for student experiences (such as extra field trip funding for all grade levels and in-school cultural enrichment programs) and two large, mobile touch screens for school presentations and assemblies. The Fun Run is the primary fundraiser for our PTO this school year and extra care has been given to making this event inclusive and team-oriented for our children and families. The theme this year is “Grand Land Adventure” and all students will participate in this fun event and receive a free t-shirt.
Mary Oldach, MEd
Principal, Jenkins Elementary School