Category: News

Principal’s Weekly Update—Week of November 6
November 6, 2017November 6, 2017
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Principal’s Weekly Update—Week of November 6

Greetings! It’s hard to believe that it is already November. We have had lovely fall weather (although we enjoy winter recess, too), and I included photos this week of some of our students enjoying recess. Our recesses are important parts of the day at school. From Responsive Classroom: Why Recess Matters Recess improves attention. Children—especially...

November 3, 2017November 3, 2017
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JSS News 11.3.17

Click here for Gwen’s full letter. Mindfulness at JSS There are many ways and places that we practice mindfulness at JSS. I lead the school, on the intercom, on Monday and Wednesday mornings at 8:50 (ish) AM in a Mindful Meditation. Students, of course, have a choice whether to do this or not – the...

Leeds Hurricane Relief Fund Raising Efforts
November 2, 2017November 3, 2017
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Leeds Hurricane Relief Fund Raising Efforts

LEEDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL has a school-wide Hurricane Relief project underway.  Classes have come up with fundraising projects, ranging from a read-a-thon and selling artistic bookmarks, to bake sales and direct donations, in an effort to raise funds for areas affected by the recent tropical storms. As of November 1st, $4,350 has been raised by Leeds!  Check out the presentation the...

November 2, 2017November 2, 2017
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JSS News 10.27.17

Click here for Gwen’s full letter.  THANK YOU, JSS GARDENERS! We had an energetic and amazing crew of parents, children and teachers last week at our fall Harvest Festival and Garden Work Day! About 35 people worked together to get our school garden ready for the winter. We weeded and raked; spread wood chips on...

Leeds Elementary Kindergarten Information Meeting
November 2, 2017November 8, 2017
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Leeds Elementary Kindergarten Information Meeting

Kindergarten Information Meeting December 7th, 6:30 pm at Leeds Elementary School   If people miss it, they can come to any of the others OR the district-wide one which will take place on: February 15, 2018, 6:30 pm at JFK Middle School THANKS!☺   Current preschool parents are welcome to attend if they have a child who...

RK Finn Ryan Road School Kindergarten Information Meeting
November 2, 2017November 8, 2017
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RK Finn Ryan Road School Kindergarten Information Meeting

Kindergarten Information Meeting December 5, 2017, 6:30 pm at RK Finn Ryan Road School   If people miss it, they can come to any of the others OR the district-wide one which will take place on February 15, 2018, 6:30 pm at JFK Middle School   The information nights are for all resident families who have a...

Principal’s Weekly Update—Week of October 30
October 30, 2017October 30, 2017
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Principal’s Weekly Update—Week of October 30

Greetings! THANK YOU so much for the gifts, notes, and lovely cards that I received for National Principals Month. I am so lucky to be the leader of this phenomenal school community!! Teachers really enjoyed meeting with parents during our Parent Conferences last week. Please keep in touch with your child’s teacher. Teamwork developed between...

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