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January 12, 2018January 12, 2018
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JSS News 1.12.18

Click here for Gwen’s full letter. BORING AND BOREDOM As promised, I am putting finger to computer keyboard after many years of hearing from students, their families, my own children and from reading articles (some scholarly and some not-so) about the issue of “boredom”, particular for children in school. I certainly cannot pretend to analyze...

Bridge Street School’s Ugly Sweater Day!
December 21, 2017December 21, 2017
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Bridge Street School’s Ugly Sweater Day!

Ugly Sweaters and Blue Hair   In honor of Bridge Street School students working toward the school-wide read-athon goal Principal Choquette dyed her hair blue!  To celebrate the final day of school in 2017 many staff and faculty also joined Principal Choquette in wearing their most festive sweaters.  

December 21, 2017December 21, 2017
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JSS News 12.8.17

Click here for Gwen’s full letter.  For the District Budget Survey click here. Celebrations Assembly At press time, we are preparing to celebrate the Winter Solstice at our annual assembly, conducted by our 2nd graders. We name all the holidays that we know of that are celebrated by our families at JSS and light candles...

JSS News 12.15.17
December 18, 2017December 18, 2017
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JSS News 12.15.17

Click here for Gwen’s full letter.   MS. ALLESSI’S WEBSITE Thanks much to Ms. Allessi, our Tiered Support Specialist and yoga teacher, for teaching us all to be mindful and regulated and calm.  She has added another resource to her work at JSS by the following website – check it out!! Click here for Ms....

December 13, 2017December 13, 2017
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Jackson Street School Report Card 2017

The full Right to Know Cover Letter can be accessed here and can be read below. The full Jackson Street School Report Card Overview can be accessed here and can be read below.   Right to Know Cover Letter Dear Parent or Guardian: We are pleased to enclose the 2017 Massachusetts Report Card Overview – our school’s...

December 11, 2017December 11, 2017
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JSS News 12.8.17

Click here for Gwen’s full letter. WHAT HAVE STUDENTS BEEN DOING IN PE CLASS? GRADES K-2 students are often exploring the same thematic areas. These include actual physical skill areas, called “skill themes,” and all of the ideas and expressive/creative opportunities connected to those ideas, called “movement concepts.” We recently concluded what we call THE...