Good morning JCMS Families,
This is Mr. Cole with the weekly call.
A big congratulations to all the staff, students, and parents that made it through virtual learning! Virtual learning is now over as of Friday! A very big success overall. Everyone should be commended. We want to say a special congratulations to our 8th grade students as they venture into Jacksonville, Northside, White Oak, and the Onslow Early College High School. We know you will do great!!!
This Monday will begin the laptop drop off days at JCMS. Monday is 6th Grade drop off, Tuesday is 7th grade drop off and Wednesday is 8th Grade drop off. The process is on your drop off day, laptops will be dropped off from 12-7 on the bus entry side in front of the media center. Staff will be there to assist in the drop off of your child’s laptop, charger, and bag. Please remove laptops from bag prior to arriving to expedite the process. Students that purchased yearbooks or were on the Honor Roll/Principal List all school year, will receive that at the end of the bus driveway. The JCMS team will meet you at your car and award the certificates. As we work through the week, we will be posting our virtual athletic awards and grade level award ceremonies.
Student medicine and locker contents need to be picked up by the end of the day on Wednesday. Starting Thursday, student medicine and locker contents will be disposed of. If you need to make special arrangements for pickup, please call the school.
Summer is a great time to make sure our 7th graders have updated shot records. The state of NC requires 7th graders to have an up to date Tdap and MCV4 vaccination by the 30th day of 7th grade. Please keep the paperwork and make sure to submit your up to date shot record at the beginning of next school year. Additionally, Health Assessments are required for all students new to school in NC.
Both the assessment and the immunizations can be completed at the Onslow County Health Department located at 612 College St. in Jacksonville. Please call (910) 347-2154 to schedule an appointment. Please take your child’s most current immunization record to the clinic as this may be required before vaccinations are given. The Health Department gets VERY BUSY at the beginning of the school year and getting an appointment can be difficult if you wait until August/September. We would strongly recommend that you complete these requirements during the summer months or as soon as the stay at home order is lifted.
Parents, thank you for your support this school year. Please remember to visit our school website and current smore for more information and details. We hope everyone has a healthy and amazing summer.