Weekly Update 5/11/18

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It's time to order your yearbook! Students in every grade will be represented by their Class Picture, as well as in pages of candid photos.  This 8 x 11" hardcover book will also capture all of the great events we treasure at PJS, including the Bonfire, Halloween, the Musical, the Olympics, and so much more. Use the attached form to order. The deadline to order is Monday, May 21st.

Today we explored African Dance and Drumming led by  Agyei Keita-Edwards and Jalia-Ochina Inman (Layton Dixon's cousins).  If you child enjoyed today, he/she will love Reimagine Summer Camp, July 30-August 10.  Our artist-in-residence Mahiri Edwards, will teach us traditional West African rhythms on drums.  For Grades 1-5.  http://pjssummercamp.weebly.com/curiosity-camp.html

Grades 2-5 will be attending the Bravo Concert this Tuesday. Permission Slips are due.  If you have not turned in your child's permission slip please print the attachment and return it Monday.

Grade Four presented the International Conference on Indigenous Peoples.  Students took on the roles of indigenous people and shared stories, songs and reflections on the current situation of challenged cultures. 

Upcoming events:

May 12: Grade 5 Overnight Trip

May 15: Bravo Field Trip Grades 2-5. Permission slip required. 

May 17-18: Book Fair in Commons

May 18: Parent Teacher Conferences: NO SCHOOL. Childcare only for conference time.   No music lessons. 

May 23: Parent Coffee 8-9 am. 

May 23: PJS Olympics Grades 1-5. 

May 24: Music Family Jam 9:30-10:15 ECP.  RSVP sswartley@princetonjuniorschool.org

May 25: 5th Grade Exhibition. Make-up music classes. 

May 25: Family Talent Show: 6:00-7:30 pm.  RSVP sswartley@princetonjuniorschool.org with the talent you will share!

May 28: Memorial Day. NO SCHOOL. No vacation program.

May 28: PJS Young Scholars, K-5.  Paul Smith: Therapy Dog Trainer.  Time to be announced.

May 31: Pizza Thursday

June 1: Friday Focus.  11:50 ECP dismissal, K-5 Noon dismissal

June 2: FUNDRAISING EVENT for PJS Performing Arts Program. Ms. Swartley's Band, The Raising River Band, will perform from 7-9 pm at PJS.  Adult only event.

June 6: Splash Day ECP/K

June 9: PJSPS Movie Night.  8 pm.