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Mr. Hilburt's Class!
Breaking News:

2018-2019 School Supply List:
     Jenks Middle School Supply List


March 20th & 21st:  "Annie" Musical
     ~shows begin at 6:30pm

Wednesday, April 3rd - Friday, April 5th
     ~3rd quarter parent/teacher report card conferences
     ~students dismissed at 12 noon


Friday, April 12th
     ~early dismissal @ 12 noon

April 15th - 17th:  Language Arts PSSA

Spring Break:  No School
 
   ~Thursday, April 18th
     ~Friday, April 19th
     ~Monday, April 22nd


April 29th and 30th:  Math PSSA

May 1st and 2nd:  Science PSSA
 
   
 ~4th and 8th grade only

Friday, May 3rd
     ~early dismissal @ 12 noon

Tuesday, May 14th:  No School
     ~Election Day

May 16th:    6th grade trip to Wetlands Institute

May 16th - 17th:    8th grade trip to Poconos

May 17th:    7th grade trip to Washington, D.C.

Keystone Algebra Exam  (8th grade only)
     ~May 20th and 21st

Field/Color Day:  Friday, May 24th

Monday, May 27th:  No School
   
 ~Memorial Day

Friday, May 31st:  8th grade promotion
   
 ~10am 

Tuesday, June 4th:  Last day of school

Tuesday, September 3rd:  
     ~First day of school (2019-2020)


Welcome To J.S. Jenks!

This site provides helpful information for students and parents to help make this a successful year.  I encourage you to check back regularly for any updates and monitor assignments. Class policies, a calendar of events, news, important links, and contact information can be found by using the links to the right. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns please feel free to contact me by e-mail at jhilburt@philasd.org.

The Jenks Middle School Academy is utilizing student planners.  Students will use the planners to write down homework assignments, upcoming test and project due dates, and record important dates and special events. Parents are asked to review the planner every night to check for important updates and that assignments are being completed. This consistent reinforcement will help students remain organized, learn the importance of setting priorities, and demonstrate that you value their education.  The planner is an invaluable resource to maintain communication between the classroom and the home and I strongly encourage parents to make it a part of their daily routine.

The JS Jenks attendance policy states that written documentation must be provided within 3 (three) days of an absence.  Absences will be considered unexcused if this documentation is not provided within the 3 days.  Please send a written note with your child immediately upon returning to school so that the attendance record is accurate and up-to-date. 


CURRENT NEWS & UPDATES:

8th Grade Students:

The 2018 High School Application process begins September 21st and ends November 2nd.  You can follow the link below to view the 2017 High School Directory to learn about which programs each high school offers and what the admission requirements are for each.  Please note that there are no longer any paper applications and that all students will be required to submit their application via the internet.  

Please contact Mrs. Watson at amhwatson@philasd.org for more information.

2017 High School Directory


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