Announcements & Upcoming Events
BIG EVENT WAREHOUSE BOOK SALE!!!
Joy Elementary School is hosting its annual "Big Event Warehouse Book Sale!" The fair will be open on Thursday, April 17th and Friday, April 18th from 8:30 am to 6:30 pm. On Saturday, April 19th, the fair will continue from 9:00-5:00. Volunteers have the opportunity to earn free books at a rate of $10.00 an hour. Additional discounts can be earned by registering at www.scholastic.com/bookfairs/warehouse.
Please contact Joy Elementary Library for additional questions.
Sherri Schleiter Joy Elementary Library Associate.
Kindergarten enrollment for the 2014-2015 school year will be held Thursday, May 1 and Friday, May 2, 2014.
In order to register, children must be 5 years old before or on September 1. Parents must also provide proof of their child’s age, residence, and required immunizations.
Registration will be held at the child’s attendance area school. Attendance area schools and other information including an explanation of kindergarten schedules, breakfast and lunch menus, district transportation and more can be found at k12northstar.org/kindergarten.
EARTH WEEK: TITLE I GREEN POETRY ACTIVITY NIGHT
In honor of Earth Week and National Poetry Month, Joy Elementary School will be hosting a Title I Activity night of arts, entertainment, and poetry. Joining us will be local singer-songwriter Susan Grace, whose songs will entertain and educate our students and parents about Alaska and our great Earth. In addition, all in attendance will have the opportunity to create their own themed poem!!! Please join us for Green Poetry on WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16th from 6:30-8:00 pm. For more information, please contact Melanie Hinzman, Susie Brainard, or Jennifer Bodily at Joy Elementary School, 456-5469.
PARENTING PARTNERS CLASS: SPRING 2014
WHO: Parents and Guardians:
WHAT: Parenting Partners Class
WHEN: Saturday, April 26th from 10:00-1:00
Wednesday, April 30 from 5:00-8:00
Saturday, May 3rd from 10:00-1:00
WHERE: Joy Elementary Library
WHY: Because we ALL need support and ideas from time to time to become better parents!!! This is an informal and fun way for all of us to get some great parenting tips. This Parenting Class will once again be taught by Brian Smith (counselor) and Susie Brainard (kindergarten teacher). Joy Elementary parents who have taken the class before will also help teach!!!
LIGHT SNACKS ARE PROVIDED! FREE BABYSITTING IS PROVIDED! It is ALL FREE!
Please contact Brian or Susie at Joy Elementary School at 456-5469 if you are interested in signing up. We are all in this together!!!
Spotlight: Joy Elementary Students Visit Howard Luke Gaalee’ya Spirit Camp
JOY ELEMENTARY IS A "GREEN STAR" SCHOOL
Joy Elementary is a "GREEN STAR" school which means that we take extra care of our environment. We are encouraging everyone in our community to please REDUCE, REUSE, and RECYCLE.
We are asking you to save and bring these items to our school. We recycle and collect:
The aluminum drop-box is located in the large container on the back side of Joy Elementary.
The drop-box for cell phones and ink cartridges is located at our front office.
Please look around for these items and DO NOT THROW AWAY. BRING THEM TO US!!!
Parent Input for Teacher Evaluation
The Parent/Guardian and Community Input Form for Teacher Evaluation is available at the following locations:
2. PowerSchool Premier: Log in to the PowerSchool Premier Guardian Portal and select the Parent Input link on the left side of the PowerSchool screen.
3. School Front Office
The valuable information provided in this form will assist principals in making fair and informed assessments on the performance of teachers and will contribute to the improvement of instruction in our district.
If you have questions, contact the Technology & Information Systems Department at 452-2000 ext. 11212.
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