Monthly Archives: August 2014

PTA-PTO Council Member Selected

***And, we have a winner! Stephanie Wright has volunteered to serve as the PTA-PTO Council parent representative this year! Thank you, Stephanie!*** The first meeting of the Superintendent’s PTA-PTO Council for the 2014-15 school year will be held from 9 … Continue reading

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PTO Met Last Night

The first meeting of the JMS PTO was held last night at 6:30 p.m. in the JMS Library. With 12 parents participating, the PTO approved the year’s budget as proposed by Treasurer Jessica Steed. Hospitality, Book Fair, and Fundraising committees … Continue reading

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge @ JMS

What a sight! After JMS Cross Country practice on Friday, several lucky team members were selected to administer the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to local administrators and teachers. Those accepting the challenge included: Cross Country Coach Steve Reddick, Oak Ridge Mayor … Continue reading

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Coming Up Next Week…

Monday evening, the Oak Ridge Schools Board of Education meets August 25th at the School Administration Building at 6:00 p.m. Please see items on the posted agenda. This week, parents received notice of the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) program to … Continue reading

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Book Fair Volunteers Needed

The fall Book Fair will be held September 8-11, and we need many volunteers! Proceeds will be used to buy more books for the school’s library. Please consider volunteering a couple hours of your time.  Please click the link below to Volunteer Spot to … Continue reading

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Band Parent Meeting Tonight

A JMS Band Parent Meeting will be held tonight, Tuesday, August, 19th at 6:45pm in the JMS Little Theater.  At this meeting, Mr. Bibbs will distribute the band handbook and discuss the coming school year.  JMS Instrument Fee $30 – If your … Continue reading

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Crossing Guards Needed

Please see this City of Oak Ridge posting regarding the need for additional School Crossing Guards in the Oak Ridge area.  The job is a 10-hour per week commitment with training, a background check, and a drug screening required. Starting salary is $8.99 … Continue reading

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Bus Service to be Restored

The Oak Ridge Schools Board of Education voted 4-1 last night to restore the bus service discontinued for many this year due to an extended “walk zone” or “parent responsibility zone.” Due to drivers having found other employment and buses … Continue reading

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Early Release & Evening Meetings

Today, tomorrow, and Wednesday, your Jefferson Middle School student will be released at 12:45 p.m. Both the Oak Ridge Schools lunch and transportation programs will begin with the first day of school on Monday, August 11 and continue throughout the school … Continue reading

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Join Us @ PTO

Welcome back, JMS parents! Please join us at the PTO meetings this year! In an effort to make meetings more accessible for you, we will meet in the evening at 6:30 p.m. at JMS (see meeting dates). In past years, meetings were held at 8:00 … Continue reading

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