JMS will release students at 11:40 on April 1, 2, and 3 for parent conferences. Teachers will be available for parent conferences from 12:00-3:00 on Wednesday and from 12:00-3:00 and 4:00-7:00 on Thursday. Teachers will not be available on Friday. Please contact JMS at 954-3400 with any questions about conferences.
Bell Schedule for Conferences:
It’s Stride time! Time to dust of the running shoes and get a move on. The 12th Annual Student Stride for Education will be held Saturday, May 16, 2015 at Fishback Stadium.
The WSF Stride is a 5K run/walk + student grade races = fun for the whole family.
For more information or to register please visit the Washougal Schools Foundation website.
Please see the documents below containing family and parenting resources.
January is School Board Appreciation Month in the State of Washington. Please join us in sharing appreciation for the great work that our Board Members Ron Dinius, Elaine Pfeifer, Karen Rubino, Teresa Lees, and Bruce Westfall perform in promoting student learning and guiding our school district.
Our board members will be recognized for their dedication and leadership at the school board meeting, and presented with a certificate from the Washington State School Directors Association.
School Board members are elected volunteers, serving the community through their work governing our educational system. The school board works with the superintendent to create a vision for high performing schools with a supportive, welcoming environment for student success. The school board also sets accountability standards and monitors student progress toward district goals, as well as establishing policies and budgets to implement the broader mission of the district. Thank you board members!
Our district has adopted a nomination process to identify our most highly capable students in grades K-12. The nomination window is open .
The Multidisciplinary Selection Committee (MDSC) wishes to encourage nominations from anyone: parents, guardians, teachers, coaches or others prior to the . All nominations submitted on/or before this date will be taken under consideration for spring 2015 programs/services.
Link found on the district website under Teaching & Learning
Jemtegaard is proud to announce that the Clothing Closet is available to students. If your child is in need of clothing, including coats and other warm clothes, please contact Ms. Julie, or have the child inform Ms. Julie.
Please contact Julie Bristol, School Social Worker, at 954.3417 if you are in need of help this holiday season.
Parents, guardians, and staff should note that , and , will now be regular attendance days per the school board adopted calendar. The next available makeup day is now after the end of the school year, , with additional days added as we need them.
Building in snow makeup days helps our schools comply with Washington State law, which requires that schools provide 180 calendar days of education for students.
The JMS Clothes Closet is overflowing due to the generosity of our community. Clothing is already being distributed to students who need items. We are going to stop accepting clothing for now until we have more room in in the closet. Thank you for all of the generous donations. We will send out an announcement via Skyward, Facebook, and the JMS website when we are in need of donations again.
Nov. 17-21 is Bullying Awareness Week. Here are some resources for you to help support your child and the school's effort to stop bullying.
Washougal School District Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Policy
From the Washington State Office of the Education Ombuds:
A Parent's Role in Preventing Bullying, Harassment, Intimidation in Public Schools
What Can Parents do to Prevent or Address Bullying
OSPI Bullying Fact Sheet
Stop Bullying.gov Tips for Parents
The Bully Project
Scholastic Resources about Preventing Bullying including book lists