All School Announcements
Parent Council has produced an All School Yearbook for 2014/2015. Delivery will be in the beginning of June, prior to the end of the school year. The hardcover, 60 page yearbook includes class pictures, individual portraits, candid and journeys photos plus other special events. The cost is $25 per book. Please print the order form and return it to school by May 15 if you would like to place an order.
Saturday May 16, 7:00-10:00 pm
Jackson Campus Ed Center and Playfield
In conjunction with Jackson Hole Youth Lacrosse’s Mountain Round-Up lacrosse tournament next weekend, Journeys School will be hosting an all ages BBQ and NCAA Quarterfinals viewing party! Bring your lacrosse stick and food for the grill! Please contact Warren at email@example.com or (307) 732-7745 with any questions.
Bring a Friend Day
Monday, March 18
Journeys School K-12th grade students are invited to bring a friend to school on Monday, March 18. This is a great opportunity for students to share their school. Pizza lunch will be provided to all students in K-12. Students that bring a friend will be entered into a drawing for a school prize. Journeys School students should RSVP for their friend by March 15, however, space is limited so don’t delay (first come first served)! RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or (307) 732-7745 and click here for the Visitor Form which requires the visiting student's parent signature.
Cheers To You!
Donor Appreciation Happy Hour
Thursday, May 28, 5:30-7:30 pm
Please join the Journeys School Development team for a Donor Appreciation Happy Hour at the Q Roadhouse on Thursday, May 28th, 5:30 – 7:30 pm. We would like to kick off the summer season with some fun as well as express our gratitude for your contributions to the 5-Week Annual Fund Campaign (back in November and December) and all your various support throughout the rest of the year. You should have received an Evite in your email, but if not please let us know and we can re-send a copy. Kindly RSVP through the Evite by May 18th. Kids are welcome. Contact email@example.com with any questions. We hope to see you there!
Graduation & End of Year Celebration
Wednesday, June 3, 5:30 pm
Jackson Campus Dining Lodge
All Journeys School families are encouraged to attend the 2015 graduation ceremony Wednesday, June 3 from 5:30-6:45 pm. We will celebrate our graduating seniors and recognize 5th grade students' graduation from elementary school and 8th grade students' graduation from middle school. An All-School End of Year Celebration will follow the ceremony, with light snacks and refreshments from 6:45-7:30 pm. Contact Sam Kitchen (firstname.lastname@example.org or 734-9851) with questions.
Mad Dog Society: Journeys School Alumni Reception
Wednesday, June 3, 4:30-5:30 pm
Jackson Campus, Welcome Center Lobby
All alumni students and their parents are invited to enjoy delicious food and beverages while connecting with faculty and friends. Stay for graduation immediately following this reception. Please RSVP to Heather Marks at 307-734-3711 or email@example.com by May 29.
Spread the Love Project
Senior Collin Daily is representing "The Spread the Love Project" here at Journeys School. Spread the Love works to take donated supplies, and create care packages for the homeless, filled with necessary supplies for living. The donation bin (it's white and is decorated with red hearts) is next to the lost and found in the south side of the high school building. Currently accepted supplies include:
Clothes: Gloves, trucker hats, beanies, clean t-shirts, socks, underwear sports bras, sweat shirts and jackets.
Sanitary products: face wipes, toothbrushes, tooth paste, face cream, sunscreen.
Utilities: Work gloves, army blankets, p38 can openers on chains to go around neck for safe keeping (at army surplus with blankets), water bottles, small flash lights.
Canned food: Tuna, Hormel chili, etc., and Protein bars.
5th Grade Capstone Presentations
Tuesday-Friday, May 19-22, 8:30-11:45 am
All Journeys School parents are invited to the 5th Grade Capstone Presentations. Presentations will be held upstairs in the Teacher Learning Center (the building where the Journeys School office is located). If you attend on a given day, please plan to stay for the whole morning's session to reduce distractions caused by people coming and going and to show support for all of the presenters. Please click here for the complete schedule of presenters, including the presentation topics.
You are Invited to Join Next Year’s Parent Council!
We are looking for new Parent Representatives for the 2015-2016 school year. Do you want to be more involved at Journeys School? Do you want to make a difference? Join this great group of people! Don't forget: Dads are welcome, too! To get involved, contact any Parent Council Representative or the Council Chair: Angela Burton, firstname.lastname@example.org or Staff Liaison: Charlotte Quesada,email@example.com.
School Arts Spectacular
The School Arts Spectacular at the National Museum of Wildlife Art was a success! Thanks a million to all families who joined us and celebrated the wonderful works of young artists from the entire Teton County School District, the Classical Academy and Journeys School. If you were not able to attend the event, please visit the exhibition. The show will be displayed until June 2, 2015. Congratulations to our winning Young Illustrators Kai McClennen and Hayes Millham! Copies of their impressive work will be displayed until the fall of 2015.
Thank You Parent Council!
Journeys School faculty are very appreciative of all the time and energy parents dedicate to Parent Council. On Monday Coleen Regan generously treated the entire faculty to a fabulous "Teacher Appreciation Lunch". Thank you so much for the thoughtful and delicious lunch!
THANK YOU Senior Parents
Senior students and high school faculty are grateful for the generous and enthusiastic support of the Senior Parents (with special kudos to Jessie Lang and Anne Ladd) for the “College Decision Day” surprise lunch party that seniors celebrated on Friday, May 1st. What a great way to honor students’ accomplishments thus far and remind students to make the most of the time that is left before graduation!
Parent volunteers are encouraged to assist with community lunch. To volunteer, please arrive in the dining lodge at 11:40 am. All lunches include garden fresh salad, orange slices, cookies and milk.
May 15: Pasta Alfredo with Broccoli
May 22: Beef Tacos with Rice and Beans
May 29: Chicken Salad Sandwiches (Veggie Sandwiches for vegetarian students/faculty) and Cucumber Salad
Monday-Friday, May 11-14: ERB Assessments for Grades 3-5
Monday-Friday, May 11-14: 8th Grade Capstone Journey
Tuesday-Friday, May 12-14: Grades 6/7 Spring Journey
Monday, May 18: Bring a Friend Day (Grades K-12)
Friday, May 22: Elementary Art Show, 2:00 pm, Ed Center
Tuesday-Friday, May 26-29: Grades 9-11 Spring Journey to Park City, Utah
Tuesday-Sunday, May 26-31: 5th Grade Capstone Journey
Wednesday-Friday, May 27-29: Grades K-4 Spring Journeys
Monday-Friday, June 1-5: ERB Assessments for Grades 6-8
Wednesday, June 3: Graduation & Alumni Reception
Friday, June 5: Achievement Celebration for MS and HS
Thursday, June 11: Last Day of School