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PTA NEWSLETTER Vol. 93

posted Nov 17, 2017, 6:25 AM by Hiromi Takahashi

PTA Newsletter Vol. 93 is now available online:

This issue covers the second PTA General Meeting held on October 14, 2017.

PTA Newsletter Vol. 93
Greetings from the PTA Chairperson
2nd General Meeting Report
Notifications from the sub committees

Please visit our Kaihou page: http://www.jlsboston.org/pta/ptakaihou/PTA_Newsletter_93.pdf



CRIME PREVENTION SEMINAR

posted Nov 17, 2017, 6:19 AM by Hiromi Takahashi

When: November 18 9:30 – 11:00

Where: 2nd Floor Lecture Hall

Lecturer: Mr. Takuma Bono, Consulate General of Japan in Boston

HOW TO CONTRIBUTE TO MASUBUCHI GIFT FUND

posted Nov 16, 2017, 10:43 AM by Hiromi Takahashi   [ updated Nov 17, 2017, 6:27 AM ]

The Masubuchi Gift fund is used to supplement the expenses for leasing facilities, security costs, and other expenses. Part of the donation was used to purchase pop-up tents for Field Day to create shade for our children during events and books for the Japanese Library.

We would like to ask for your gracious and warm support for this fund. Your generosity would be greatly appreciated.

1 Monetary donation

Please fill out the form and send it to the school office with your check donation. We only accept check donations (no cash please). We will send acknowledgment letters to our donors upon receipt of your donations. The information you provided to us will only be used for Masubuchi Gift Fund and will not be shared with other entities. (Please refer to our homepage for details.)

2 Participate in Fundraising

Sodateru Taoru will be available for purchase on 12/9/2017 only. JLS tote bags, mugs, notebooks, files and folders are available for purchase at the school office next to the library every Saturday during school hours. Please visit the School Spirit Products page for details.



THANKSGIVING OFFICE HOURS

posted Nov 9, 2017, 3:53 PM by Hiromi Takahashi

There will be no school on November 25.

Arlington school office will be closed November 23 through November 27.

SCHOOL CANCELLATION DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER OR NATURAL DISASTERS

posted Nov 9, 2017, 3:52 PM by Hiromi Takahashi   [ updated Nov 10, 2017, 8:01 AM ]

1. School closings/delays due to inclement weather will be decided by 6:00 pm on Friday before a school day or at 6:00 am on the morning of a school day. School closings/delays notices will be posted at the school website & Channel 7 website. Channel 7 & Channel 56 television stations will broadcast our school closings/delays. Also notices will be sent to email addresses registered for eBoston.

JLS: http://english.jlsboston.org/urgent-announcement

CH 7: http://whdh.com/school-closings/

2. Please note…

  • Emergency Telephone Broadcast System will not be used.
  • Some notices may not be posted at the Channel 7 website and may not be aired on Channel 7 and Channel 56.
  • Email notifications may take some time to reach recipients. Please remember your primary source of receiving school closing/delay notices should be JLS Boston website. Please check our website: http://english.jlsboston.org/urgent-announcement

3. If the school is not closed or delayed due to inclement weather, please use your discretion as to whether it is safe for you to get your child to school. Your child’s absence/tardiness will not be counted toward the absence limit if you contact the school office on or after the day of your child’s absence/tardiness.


PTA TALENT SHOW PERFORMERS WANTED!

posted Nov 3, 2017, 10:13 AM by Hiromi Takahashi

TALENT SHOW
Date: Saturday, February 3, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Location: Medford High School Caron Theater (auditorium)

For details, please visit our website: http://bit.ly/2z8NGDD
Please apply between November 4, 3:00 pm and November 18, 3:00 pm.

Talent Show Committee


TICS AND POISON IVY AT WEST SOCCER FIELD

posted Nov 3, 2017, 9:56 AM by Hiromi Takahashi

Please tell your child to stay away from bushes to avoid tics and poison ivy when playing at the West Soccer Field.


SCHOOL SPIRIT PRODUCTS

posted Nov 3, 2017, 9:55 AM by Hiromi Takahashi

School Spirit Products are available at the school office. Please pay in exact amount. Cash or check.


PROGRESS REPORT “AYUMI”

posted Oct 27, 2017, 7:57 AM by Hiromi Takahashi

Progress reports will be sent home with your child in grades 1 through 11 and JLD on October 28 (tomorrow). Please take time to review the progress report with your child.
If your child enrolled after the first day of this school year, your child’s progress report will include the following assessments and attendance record:
  • Child enrolled in the 1st term: Achievement, Participation, Effort & Attendance record
  • Child enrolled from the 2nd term: Participation, Effort & Attendance record
  • Child enrolled in October, 2017: Attendance record only

SY 2018–2019 PRE-REGISTRATION FORM & CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION PREPARATION QUESTIONNAIRE

posted Oct 27, 2017, 7:56 AM by Hiromi Takahashi

Please submit “SY 2018 – 2019 Pre-Registration Form” by November 11, 2017. (November 18, 2017 for Grade 9 and Grade 11)
If your child is completing the last year of the division he/she is enrolled, please also submit “Certificate of Completion Preparation Questionnaire” by November 11, 2017.
These forms will be sent home with your child this Saturday, October 28, 2017.


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