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Principal Pickerill's Updates (as of 5/15/21)

EJMS Principal Updates

Update May 15 

SBDM Parent Election results, Summer Learning opportunity with iReady, Field Day on Thursday, Chromebook Returns. Good luck to our spring sports competing in Salt River Conference tournaments next week!

5.15.21 Parent update

 

Update May 10 

This week's EJMS parent update includes information about K-PREP testing next week, Good Faith Effort and Field Day, as well as Chromebook returns:

5.10.21 Parent update

 

Update April 30 

EJMS parent update for 4/30/21 includes information about asynchronous Fridays, Chromebook returns and replacement costs, Spirit day themes for Wednesdays, OLR for next school year, and more:

4.30.21 Parent update

 

Update April 23

This week's parent update includes information about Fridays being asynchronous assignments for the remainder of the year beginning 4/30/21, Chromebook returns and replacement costs as needed, Spirit day themes for Wednesdays, OLR for next school year, and much more!

4.23.21 Parent update

 

Update April 16 

This week's parent update includes information on Spirit Days, Online Registration for next school year, Summer Camp opportunities for EJMS students, Athletic news, and lunch menu for the week. #BEast

4.16.21 Parent update

 

Update April 9 

This week's Parent Update includes information about OLR (online registration required for all students next year), summer camp opportunities, athletic event schedule, VLA student t-shirt pick ups and more! Also, more details will be shared in the coming weeks for 5th grade transition, 8th grade recognition, KPREP state testing, and academic recognitions. Have a great Friday!

4.9.21 Parent update

 

Update March 23

This week's Parent Update includes information about Report Cards being available today in Parent Portal, morning drop off and afternoon pick up procedure reminders, Athletic News, and upcoming dates (Spring Break next week):

3.23.21 Parent update

 

Update March 13

This week's parent update includes information about our Teacher of the Year nominees and winner Carrie McElfresh, the end of the 3rd nine weeks, return to in-person instruction 4 days per week, and High School football weightlifting.

3.12.21 Parent update

 

Update Feb. 26 

2.26.21 Parent update 

Update to 2/26 update - We only have 40 books left to give away for 1 Book 1 School. If you've reserved one but haven't picked it up yet, be sure to get it from the EJMS front office or Ms. Raybuck in the EJMS Library

 

Update Feb. 17

This week's parent update includes information about our One Book-One School family engagement event, Virtual Author contest, and athletic news (tryouts for soccer, baseball, and softball):

2.17.21 Parent update

 

Update Feb. 9 

 

This week's parent update includes information about midterms for 3rd nine weeks, One Book-One School family engagement event, and athletic news (tryouts for soccer, baseball, and softball):

2.9.21 Parent update

 

Update Feb. 1

Please see parents news for information regarding NTI reminders, midterms for 3rd nine weeks, One Book One School family engagement opportunity, and softball conditioning

2.1.21 Parent update

 

Update Jan. 22

This week's parent update includes information about an EDL Parent Survey and lots of important info regarding iReady. Students will be bringing home a copy of a Family Report for Math and Reading on Monday (A) or Tuesday (B). Please read through this information carefully and refer to it once you have the student report next week. There are some great opportunities for students to grow academically even while at home using iReady online instruction.

1.22.21 Parent update

 

Update Jan. 15

We are so excited to welcome our students back on Tuesday, January 19th with our B-day students in person. Parent update for today includes repeat information about the hybrid schedule as well as new information on Teacher of the Year nominations and Chromebooks:

1.15.21 Parent update

 

Update Jan. 12

This is a midweek parent and family update with important information for our return to in-person learning on the hybrid AB model beginning Tuesday, January 19th.

1.12.21 Parent update

 

 

Update Jan. 8

Welcome back to school! Here is a short update from our principal regarding first semester report cards and IC parent portal use. 

1.08.21 Parent update

 

Update Dec. 17 

Hello EJMS Families - Here is an update from the principal regarding Schedules for second semester, report cards, parent portal, and picture day info:

12.17.20 Parent update

Update Dec. 8 

Important iReady information for parents in this week's update!

12.8.20 Parent update

 

Update Nov. 23

Parents - please see the following message from Mr. Pickerill regarding Change in Instructional Model for 3rd Nine Weeks, Tech Help during EDL, Title 1 Virtual Parent Meeting, and a Message from our Black Achievers Coordinator. We hope everyone has a safe Thanksgiving break!  

11.23.20 Parent update

 

Update Nov. 16 

Parents - please see the following message from Mr. Pickerill regarding EDL, P-EBT cards, Tech Help during EDL, and School Pictures.  We hope everyone has a great week!

11.16.20 Parent update 

Update Nov. 10 

Please review information from Mr. Pickerill regarding the Virtual Extended Digital Learning schedule which we will be transitioning to this week. Also includes information about ordering pictures and makeup days for pictures.

11.9.20 Parent Update

Update Oct. 26 

Please review information from Mr. Pickerill regarding Hybrid Schedule (note the change for VLA students on Fridays), Report Cards for first nine weeks, and Parent-Teacher Conferences.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1NVIfciODwrMldI3dKJ2WF555eZs6jjYevC4zjuN9u3w/edit

Update Oct. 22 

Please review the following update from Mr. Pickerill. Lots of information this week about the AB Hybrid plan, Transition for students returning to in person next week, IC messenger notification settings, Picture Day for retakes and VLA students, and Chromebooks. Thank you to our Jag Families for being so wonderful!

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hqncTCXirp5ML66NIzOWqc82BZK8I93MMjwZeKljarI/edit?usp=sharing





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