All School Announcements
Head of School Announcement
We are extremely pleased to announce that Nancy Lang, Associate Dean of Faculty at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts will be the next Head of Journeys School. (Please click here for an overview of Nancy's academic experience.) Nancy will begin as Head on July 1st, 2015, when Nate McClennen will move into his new role as Director of Innovation at Teton Science Schools (TSS). We look forward to welcoming Nancy, her husband, Corbin, and their three children into the Journeys/TSS community. Please expect more updates from Scott Ferguson, Nate, and the Journeys School Committee throughout this exciting transition. Thank you for your trust in the Search Committee and for supporting Journeys School.
Daylight Saving Time Ends
Sunday, November 2
Don't forget to set your clocks back one hour.
Coyote Canyon Road and Highway 22
Please be sure to slow down and "keep right" when driving on Coyote Canyon Road whether the road is slick & icy or clear & dry. Also, when turning from Coyote Canyon Road to Highway 22, please be patient and take your time. It sometimes takes a couple minutes, but if you wait, an opening always appears. Thank you for always putting safety first.
State of the School Dinner
Wednesday, November 5, 5:30 pm
Jackson Campus Dining Lodge
You should have received an email invitation to the 2014 State of the School Dinner. The evening will include complimentary dinner and an address from Head of School Nate McClennen. Adults only please. Due to the size of this event, childcare will not be provided. If you did not receive the invitation, or if you have any questions, please contact Sam at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
Parent Council Coffee/Meeting
Thursday, November 6, 8:15-9:30 am
Join us for the monthly coffee gathering followed by a Parent Council meeting held in the Education Center, third building on the right. Please come to the coffee even if you can't stay for the meeting! Please click here for more information, and please contact any Parent Council leader or email@example.com with any questions.
Free Parent Council Sunrise Safari from TSS Wildlife Expeditions
Friday, November 7, 8:00 am-noon
In November, the monthly Parent Social Activity is Wildlife Expedition’s extremely popular Sunrise Safari. The Safari will take place on Friday, November 7th, 8am-noon, with pick-up and drop off at the Welcome Center on the Jackson Campus of Teton Science Schools. This is great opportunity to socialize with other Journey School parents and discover another great TSS program area: Wildlife Expeditions. Advanced reservations are required and medical and risk release forms must be completed to participate. To register please contact Shelby at (307) 734-9844 or firstname.lastname@example.org by noon on November 6th.
Early Re-enrollment Due November 14
All current families should have received early re-enrollment paperwork in the mail with a return due date of November 14th. The early re-enrollment discount allows families to secure without incurring any tuition increase for 2015-16. If you did not receive your package or if you have questions, please email email@example.com or call (307) 734-3710.
Tuition Assistance Deadline
Friday, November 14
Click here for 2015-16 tuition assistance FAQ, Deadlines, and Process. Please note the deadline has been extended by one week and is now due by November 14th for current families. Questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or (307) 734-3719.
Parent Resources Page on Haiku
You can always find the school calendar, bus schedules, Parent Council information, Community Lunch menus, faculty contact information, volunteer opportunities and more on the Parent Resources page of Haiku.
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.
November 7: Chicken or Black Bean Fajitas with Corn Tortillas, Baked Sweet Potatoes
November 14: Early Release Day - No Community Lunch
November 21: Thanksgiving Feast: Turkey Breast w/Gravy, Stuffing & Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans & Cranberry Sauce
November 28: No School - Thanksgiving Break
December 5: Spaghetti with Meatballs, Garlic Toast
December 12: Cheese Quesadillas, Black Bean Soup
December 19: Pasta Alfredo with Broccoli