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Q2 Awards Assembly Date has changed to January 23, 2015

Due to the missed days of school this week and the uncertainty of more missed days, the Q2 Awards assembly has been postponed to Friday January 23, 2015.

Grades K-1      1:45 – 2:30 PM

Grades 2-4      2:35-3:15 PM

Thanks for your understanding



Jones-Farrar Magnet School is NOW
accepting applications
 for Kindergarten siblings for the
2015-2016 school year
The last day to apply has been extended
to January 30th, 2015.

IMPORTANT REMINDER: JFMS is unable to guarantee sibling preference entrance to the
Kindergarten class of 2015-16 for applications received after January 30, 2015

Completed applications may be returned directly to Jones-Farrar Magnet School in person or with an older sibling, by mail, or via fax at (815) 235-9220. Applications for incoming Kindergarteners will be sent home to all families the week of December 2nd
 and are available to print from our website.

Children must turn 5 years old before September 1st to be eligible for Kindergarten. JFMS is not accepting applications for “early entrance” Kindergartners at this time. To see if your child is eligible for early entrance kindergarten please, contact your neighborhood school.

Jones-Farrar Magnet School will begin
accepting all other applications
 for the 2015-2016 school year  
from January 5-February 2, 2015
If more external applicants than potential openings are received,
a lottery will be held on February 4 at 4:45 PM at JFMS. The public is invited to attend.


BASKETBALL is almost over!BB

1st & 2nd grade basketball players last game is Saturday, January 17th at 9:40 AM

3rd & 4th grade basketball players have 2 more practices (Jan. 15, 22)
3rd & 4th Grade game on Saturday January 17th at 11:40 AM
3rd & 4th Grade Championship
Tournament January 24
sb Elementary Soccer League Information
Boys and Girls Grades 1-4
Practice begins the week of January 19th
JFMS students will practice on Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30 PM
Children should be picked up at the WEST doors.
Games are played at the Boys and Girls Club starting at 8:30 AM
See the announcements section for the game schedule.
Thank you for respecting our volunteer coaches time by promptly
picking up your students at 4:30 PM at the WEST doors.


The weather is getting colder and students go outside everyday unless it is

10 Degrees or below wind chill.  

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Parents please help us by dressing your child appropriately.

All students need a warm coat, hat, gloves or mittens.

PBIS is a proactive systems approach to establishing the behavioral supports and social culture and needed for all students in a school to achieve social, emotional, and academic success. Jones-Farrar IB Magnet School was among over 300 schools earning the Bronze  level for building the foundation for school-wide PBIS implementation.
Q3 YMCA Fun Day- March 13, 2015: 1 or fewer referrals

Q4 Wii Dance Party & Ice Sundaes- Last day of attendance: 0 Referra



February 6, 2015

            Movie: Boxtrolls                  Starts at 6:00 PM


Donuts with Dads:  don  dad    March 17, 2015

8:30 AM
Thank you PTCO for providing donuts from our local business "DONUTS DELIGHT"
 SPRING BREAK: April 3-10, 2015 sb

sc  Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Thursday, May 7, 2015   
Morning with  tb Moms @ 8:30 AM


 award Quarterly Academic & Attendance Recognition Awards

Grades K-1      1:45 – 2:30 PM

Grades 2-4      2:35-3:15 PM


Q2     January 23, 2015

Q3     March 20, 2015

Q4     Last Day Student Attendance (May 29, 2015 tentative)