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November 2018 Newsletter

November 2018


Dear Parent(s),

Our classes will continue to have different themes for each week instead of a monthly theme. Ms. Yacono, Miss Hoy, our toddler class and pretoddler class will have a monthly newsletter that will provide more details on what is planned for the children. The whiteboards in Miss Hoy’s and Ms. Yacono’s classrooms will also summarize the weekly lesson plans.

Daylight Savings Time ends on Sunday, November 4th. We will “fall back” one hour that day.

On Tuesday, November 20th, we will be having our annual holiday lunch for all those children attending school during lunch hours that day. This year’s lunch will have a theme of A Kid’s Friendly Thanksgiving. More details will follow.

For school closing information, we will be using NBC10 School Closing Alert System and Channel 6’s Action News School Closing Alert System. These systems will display the school’s name and provide school closing, early closing, late opening, etc. for our school. We will continue to have a message on our answering machine for those parents comfortable with this method. You can also check our website at www.jeffersonvillecds.com for school closing information. Look under Upcoming Events & News on our homepage. 

As the weather becomes cooler, please have your child(ren) dressed appropriately for outdoor play. The children will be outside on a daily basis, even if it is only for 15-20 minutes (weather permitting, of course). Also, please be sure that your child(ren) has a seasonal change of extra clothing, labeled with their name, at the school. Thank you for your cooperation.

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Our monthly Monday staff meeting will be November 19th.  We will be closing at 5:30PM. December’s staff meeting is scheduled for Monday, December 17th.

We will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday and Friday, November 22nd and 23rd.

JCDS will be closed for our winter break from Monday, December 24th to Friday, December 28th. We will be back open on Monday, December 31st, with a 4:00pm closing time. We will be closed Tuesday, January 1, 2019 for New Year’s Day. 

JCDS will be closed for an in-service day on President’s Day, Monday,  February 18, 2019

. School pictures will be taken Wednesday, March 20, 2019.

JCDS annual Easter Egg Hunt will be Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 10:00am

Our floating holiday for professional development will be Friday, March 22, 2019. JCDS will be closed on that day.