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Important Information

Dr. Aldridge’s Shout Outs And Announcements

Dr. Candice McQueen, Commissioner of Education visits JAE

Retirement Celebration: Join us today, 4-6pm, to congratulate Pat Loftis, Kathy Jo Lundy, and Karen Hunter on their retirement. The “come & go” reception will be held in the gym. Thank you to JAE PTO for hosting.

Medication at School: If your child has medication in the school office clinic, an adult must pick up the medication by 4pm on May 26th. All unclaimed medications (including epipens and inhalers) will be destroyed following dismissal on Thursday, May 26, 2016.

Summer Cross Country Team: If your rising 3rd-6th grader is interested in running Cross Country this fall, join Coach Techa for summer practice! Parents are welcome, too. Practices will take place on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from 8:00am-9:00am at the back pavilion at Drakes Creek Park. We will begin practice on June 2nd. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Coach Techa

Last Label Drive: Please send in your Box Tops & Soup Labels this week.

Report Cards: For students with no remaining balances, report cards will go home on the last day of school (full day), Thursday, May 26th. If you would like to settle an account, the office will be open on Friday.

Jaguar Promotion: Our 5th grade Promotion Ceremony will be Wednesday, May 25th, starting at 10am. Special thanks to JAE 4th grade parents for sponsoring the reception and shout out to Paige Omran, Tasha Freels, & Ayesha Rochester for decorating and coordinating the event.

Grateful for JAE’s 2015-2016 PTO Board: Deanne Dewitt, Jennifer Fesmire, Janice Borchert, Ayesha Rochester, Ashley Hollis, & Amanda Williams. On behalf of JAE students, staff, families, and our community, thank you for the countless hours you have volunteered for JAE! We are extremely grateful for each of you!

Looking Ahead:
Announcing 2016-2017 PTO Board Members: Jennifer Fesmire, PTO President; Tasha Freels, VP; Jill Brewer, VP; Brandi Pettis, VP; Ashley Hollis, Secretary; and Amanda Williams, Treasurer. If you would like to get plugged in, please contact There are numerous opportunities.

2016-2017 Registration Documents: August 1st & 2nd are Meet the Teacher Nights at JAE, 4-7pm. To expedite registration, print registration documents from home. Go to the parent tab at

School Supply List Boxes on Sale: Get a jumpstart on next year! We already have things set up with School Toolbox to order your school supplies for next year. There’s no need to spend time shopping. You can get all of your child’s grade appropriate supplies sent directly to your home with the click of a button! Online ordering is available now. You must order by July 11th to make sure you supplies arrive on time. Order today at:


The achievements that JAE has made in STEM this year are nothing short of AMAZING! I would like to recognize and thank the STEM Leadership Committee for the hours they have invested behind the scenes to create a platform for our students to shine everyday! Each one of these leaders has had a special role in STEM and their investment in our program is celebrated! Shout out to Erin Thurston, Kelly Parker, Robin Madison, Kristen Goodfellow, Angie Morrison, Rachel Stewart, Lesley Stark, Michelle Alexander, Karah Lewis, Ruth Lester, Allison Ligon, Mahlon Hellman, Georgia Jones, Tasha Freels, Morgan Curlee, & Jennifer Fesmire.