JES Partners In Education

~The parent and school staff partnership group for Jericho Elementary School~

Get involved in 2024!

There's so much happening this semester!

Support the building of JES' first ice rink

Spring fundraisers

Artist in residence

Annual Fun Run

All meetings are at 7 p.m. at the school library or virtually at: 

JES skating rink update!

A message from Glenn Steinman, JES' Physical Education teacher:

Thank you for all the support in the initiative to build a community Ice skating rink at Jericho Elementary School. Here is where we are.

During the fundraising phase a donor suggested that we reach out to the town, which turned out to be a great idea. The select board, after reviewing a new proposal and seeing community interest through both the surveys and the number of donations, decided to support the rink with ARPA funds left over from covid.

Our plan went from a hand built rink of plywood, to a kit designed for community use that will last for years. Approximately $4000 was raised by the community and an additional $9,561.52 of APRA funds will subsidize a quality rink kit similar to the one currently in Underhill.    

Phase II:

Our next steps are to order the rink and assemble once the rink arrives. Keep a lookout for the community build announcement. 

When the weather permits Underhill Jericho FD has volunteered to flood the rink.

Phase III: 

I will be building a committee to help with maintaining the rink during the skating season. Many have expressed interest in helping out, all are welcome. A future posting will have more information.

Many thanks to all those who helped make this project possible, I am truly grateful. A special thank you goes out to Kevin Sweeney, who has gone above and beyond and without his efforts and expertise the rink would not have been possible.

Read the letter from our new PIE president and learn how you can be more involved in the Jericho Elementary School community!

Harvest Fest fun

Thank you all for coming out to the 2023 Harvest Festival! 

Don’t have time to help out but still want to contribute?  We welcome any monetary donation you may want to make. Follow the link to Cheddar Up, where you can make your donation.

Get some JES swag for your whole family! Click the image above to order online.


Our meetings are 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month. We meet in the JES library with a virtual option available too! See minutes from past minutes here

We are stronger with YOU.

PIE is the parent/teacher organization for Jericho Elementary School in Jericho, Vermont.  

We exist to enhance and strengthen the educational and social environment for JES students. Together, we as parents and caregivers, faculty, and staff make a difference in ways large and small.

Ways to be involved... big and small!


PIE hosts opportunities throughout the year to support our school community and staff. If you can bake, garden, clean, make art or lend a hand we can use you! 

Participate in events and fundraisers

Keep an eye on the Jericho Elementary School's weekly newsletter and on our social media for events and fundraisers that you can support!

The school store has a variety of items in sizes for the whole family and a portion of the purchase price supports Jericho Elementary School directly. 

We welcome any monetary donation you may want to make. Follow the link to Cheddar Up, where you can make your donation.


Stay in touch!

Sign up for our mailing list at the top of this page and follow us on Facebook and Instagram @JESPartnersInEducation


President, Laura Kerson

VP, Amanda Edson

Treasurer, Kati Birmingham

Secretary, Beth Lemnah 


Fundraising Committee - Chair, Stephanie Hayden 

Community Committee - Chair, Amanda Edson

Culture & Learning Committee - Chair, Rebecca Wojtecki 

Outdoor Experience (Playground & Grounds) Committee - Chair, Liz Hollenbach