News and Events
First Week Packets
Tues., Sept. 4- Deadline to Include Content
Fri., Sept. 7, 9:00 am- Volunteers Needed to Assemble
If you have a flyer that should be included in the Back-to-School First Week Packet, it must be emailed to Ms. McCarthy for approval by Tuesday, September 4. Upon approval, 610 copies must be left in the office by end of day Thursday, September 6.
Volunteers Needed: First Week Packets will be sent home in backpack mail on Friday, September 7. We need help assembling the packets on Friday, September 7 at 9:00 am. Sign-up here to volunteer. This typically takes no more than an hour if we have enough help. Contact Shannon Haynes firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Kindergarten Popsicle Stay & Play Playdate
Fri., Sept. 7, 3:36pm
Let’s celebrate the first week of school with popsicles for our new Kindergarteners at the Jamestown Playground immediately upon pick- up. If your child is a bus rider, send a note to your teacher that you plan to pick up your child for the stay & play playdate. Please sign-up here or email email@example.com.
Science Olympiad for Grades 3-5
Sat., Sept. 8, Registration Deadline
If you’re child loves learning about the life of a glacier, comets traveling through the solar system, or the ecology of the Chesapeake Bay, consider joining the Jamestown’s Science Olympiad Team. An email with more information was sent Aug. 22, but please see quick links for more information.
Parent Volunteer Options
Wed., Sept. 12, 7:00 pm 1st through 5th Grades
Mon., Sept. 17, 7:00 pm Kindergarten, Montessori, MIIPA, and Pre-K
Begin the evening with a short meeting in the Multi-Purpose Room followed by time to get to know your child’s classroom and teachers. If you need childcare options, in Community Events below.
Ice Cream Social
Thurs., Sept. 13, 6:00 – 7:00 pm
If ice cream, sprinkles, and chocolate syrup sound like a great way to end a week, join us for Jamestown’s annual back-to-school Ice Cream Social near the playground. All Jamestown students and their families are welcome. Come to meet up with old friends and make new ones.
Volunteers needed: Sign-up here to volunteer. Contact Karyn Corneretto or Whitney Aaronson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fri., Oct. 12, 6:45 pm
Celebrate the beautiful DC fall weather with Movie Night on the Jamestown front field (between the playground and baseball field). Title to come soon. Any questions or those interested in volunteering can be directed to email@example.com.
Grade Level Parent Socials
Various Dates Below
Why should our kids have all the fun? Our first ever Grade Level Socials are for parents only, so schedule that sitter and come mingle with your Jamestown friends. More information announced in the coming weeks.
Kindergarten: September 11, 7:30 at Ireland’s Four Courts
1st Grade: September 27, Time/ Location TBD
2nd Grade: September 25, Time/ Location TBD
3rd Grade: October 2, Time/ Location
4th Grade: September 20, Time/ Location TBD
5th Grade: September 12, 8:00 (after Back to School Night) at Tyson’s Lebanese Taverna
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