Congratulations!  Jonathan Alder Junior High School is honored to have been awarded a 2014 SOAR Award for High Progress!  To be a recipient of a 2014 SOAR Award for high progress, Jonathan Alder Junior High was among the top participating SOAR schools, based on the 2014 annual school composite analysis.

Congratulations and special thanks to the JAJH students, parents, teachers and community members for your continued support in helping achieve gains with our students each and every day.

Washington DC Trip Information

Information has been sent home with every student in the 8th grade along with a letter inviting all parents to attend a meeting regarding the DC trip on Tuesday September 29th at 7pm in the auditorium.  At this meeting Prodigy Student Travel (the company we use to travel) will answer any and all questions about the DC trip including financial pieces.  The trip is scheduled for May 31- June 3 2016

Please see the important dates below....

Friday, October 2-2:30-4:00- Dram auditions

Thursday, October 8-2:30-4:00-Drama first practice
Practices every Tuesday and Thursday for Drama after school until 4
Tuesday, November 3 - JAJHS Picture day retakes
Thursday, December 3- Drama performance
DECEMBER 15 - JAJHS HOLIDAY BAND and CHOIR CONCERT at 7:00 p.m. in the high school auditeria.
**JANUARY 28 - CHORAL COOKIE CONCERT at 7:00 p.m. - All singers from 7th-12th grades in the high school auditeria
MAY 12 - Combined Band and Choir High School Spring Concert 7:00 p..m.


Important information from the nurse:                   

One dose of TDAP (tetanus, diphtheria, and acelluar perussis, adolescent and adult formulation) or TD (tetanus, and diphtheria, adult) vaccine was required prior to entry into Seventh grade. This dose is intended to be administered as booster dose for those students who have completed the required doses of the initial series of the Dtap/DT/Td vaccine. If your child already meets this requirement, please send the date and record in as soon as possible. This booster must be given by the first day of seventh grade or your child could be excluded from school. Please check with your physician or the local health department (740- 852-3065) to verify your child’s immunization status or to schedule an appointment for the booster. Thank you so much for your cooperation. Any questions or concerns may be addressed to me the District Nurse, 



JAJHS Parent Teacher Conferences- Tuesday November 10th 4:00-7:30pm
                                                Wednesday November 18th 3:00-6:30pm


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