Talent Show Call for Entries
Do you sing, dance, tell jokes, perform magic, do gymnastic tricks, play an instrument, perform skits, do Yo-Yo tricks, juggle, or ________ ? Show off your talent at the 2015 Journeys School Talent Show on April 24, 2015 in the Dining Lodge! Please contact Vonde Smith to sign up your act: vonde@vondesmith.com or (307) 413-2506.

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, aburton@wyoming.com or Staff Liaison: Nate McClennen, nate.mcclennen@journeysschool.org.

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. (Detailed schedule of presenters coming soon!)

Junior Annika Jorgensen Scores in the Top 3% Nationwide on PSAT

Of some 1.5 million juniors that entered the National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the PSAT last October, Annika is among the 50,000 highest scoring participants nationwide. In the Fall, she has the opportunity to be named one of 16,000 National Merit Semifinalists who will then have an opportunity to continue in the competition for about 8,000 National Merit Scholarships to be offered in 2016. The National Merit Scholarship Program honors students who show exceptional academic ability and potential for success in rigorous college studies. Learn more about the program at: http://www.nationalmerit.org/nmsp.php.

Congratulations, Gymnasts!
Congratulations to Maya Ramkowsky and Larkin Kern for their impressive performances at the Wyoming State Gymnastics Meet in Douglas, Wyoming. Maya placed second in the state overall for level 6, and Larkin placed first overall in level 5! Way to go, ladies! We are very proud of you!

Community Lunch
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.
April 24: Thanksgiving In April: Turkey Breast w/ Gravy, Stuffing & Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans & Cranberry Sauce
May 1: Baked Potato Bar (Vegetarian Chili, Broccoli, Cheese, Sour Cream)
May 8: Chicken or Black Bean Fajitas with Corn Tortillas, Baked Sweet Potatoes
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

Important Dates

Wednesday, April 22: Teton County Scholarship Night, 6:30 pm, JHHS Auditorium
Tuesday, April 28: ACT Exam for Juniors (transportation to JHHS provided)
Tuesday, May 5: MS/HS Band & Vocal Concert, 4:00 pm
Wednesday, May 6: 9/10 Performing Arts Event, 4:00 pm
Thursday, May 7: Parent Council Coffee (the last of the school year), 8:15 am
Thursday, May 7: MS Keyboard Class Performance, 4:00 pm
Monday, May 18: Bring a Friend Day (Grades K-12)
Wednesday, June 3: Graduation & Alumni Reception
Friday, June 5: Achievement Celebration for MS and HS
Thursday, June 11: Last Day of School