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Kindergarten Open House

DREAM BOX MATH PROGRAM AT JAM!

Dreambox Learning

Here is a great tool available to all students from K-8! All students can go on a computer at home and practice their math skills in order to review or advance in thier mathematical thinking! Parents can join in and be a part of the Math pathway that we are taking at school. Each pupil has their own password and it is easy to access! Discover Math with YOUR child!

Important Dates

Friday, September 16th

EARLY RELEASE DAY

Students dismissed @ 12 pm

Transportation will drop off students approximately 3 hours earlier than their regular time.

Wednesday, September 21st

MEET THE STAFF BBQ

4:30 - 5:00 pm in the classroom

5:00 - 6:00 pm on the tarmac

Thursday, September 28th

TERRY FOX RUN

Please consider sending in a $2 donation with your child.

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Welcome to James Morden Public School!

We are pleased to provide an outstanding education at James Morden School for our students. Innovative programs for our students are delivered by our dedicated and professional staff who care about your child. Our Board is focused on literacy and
numeracy achievement and creating an environment where we are working together on our goal of success for every student.

Our school provides innovative programs to address the needs of all our students, and our students participate in experiences and opportunities that encourage the development of excellence, integrity and respect.

Community Partnerships and parent involvement are crucial to a successful education for our students. We welcome your input and questions as we continually improve our school.

Sincerely,

Ms. S. Welsh, Principal

Mrs. K. Fish, Vice Principal

We need your help!

Please consider getting trained to help James Morden run BINGO. The training is one hour long at the Gale Centre (we can arrange transportation) and allows you to volunteer at BINGO. We are required to provide 2 volunteers at 1-2 BINGO sessions per month. BINGO sessions are 3 hours long at Delta Bingo (we can arrange transportation). BINGO provides our school with approximately $500 per session and pays for field trip bus costs, presentations to students in the classroom, school uniforms, and many other things that enhance student learning. We currently only have 2 regular volunteers and NEED MORE HELP! Please inquire at the office if you are interested in helping JAM with BINGO.

WHAT'S HAPPENING AT JAMES MORDEN?

VERIFICATION FORMS & AGENDA MONEY

Please return verification forms and $5.00 for each agenda, as soon as possible.

CROSS COUNTRY RUNNING TEAM

Cross Country running has started for students in grades 3-8! Students are welcome to join Mrs. Savio and Mr. Fish on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays during first Nutrition Break. Please send water and appropriate running attire.

INTERMEDIATE VOLLEYBALL TRYOUTS

Volleyball tryouts have begun for the Intermediate students! Good luck and play hard! Thanks to Mlle. Cloutier for coaching this team!

GENERAL TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION

If you require general transportation information please go to www.nsts.ca or call Niagara Student Transportation Services at 905-346-0290.

DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD OF NIAGARA

For other District School Board of Niagara information please visit www.dsbn.org or call the DSBN Education Centre at 905-641-1550 between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm. The DSBN Education Centre will be closed July 15 - August 1 and the following Fridays: August 5, 12, 19 and 26.

DREAMBOX CHALLENGE

The school has started a DREAMBOX CHALLENGE! Students are encouraged to log on to Dreambox at home to improve their math skills in all strands of the Ontario Mathematics Curriculum. Research has shown that time on this individualized computer program is a good way for students to support their learning.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email the school for help!

Log on to Dreambox here!

Great things are happening at JAM!