JAMS Team Keeps Growing
We are pleased to announce that the JAMS staff continues to grow with recent hiring amd dedicated, innovative educators. Please join us in welcoming the following new teachers:
Language Arts/Social Studies
JAMS PTSA Charter Meeting
Please mark your calendars and join us for our PTSA Charter Membership meeting, Wednesday, April 2nds at 7 PM in the JAMS Cafeteria. We will be organizing and voting on joining the Washington State PTA, and membership dues of $15 will be collected at that time.
Coffee, tea and treats, courtesy of the generous Nathan Hale HS parents, will be served as well.
A membership form is available here if you would like to fill it out and bring it with you, or if you cannot make it to the meeting and would like to join as a Charter Member.
We hope to see as many of you at JAMS next week as possible.
Summer Music for JAMS!
Enrollment for Summer Music is now live! All incoming 6th grade JAMS instrumentalists are highly encouraged to sign up for Summer Music. Students will have an opportunity to get to know each other, strengthen musical skills, get to know JAMS music teacher Deb Schaaf, and have fun!
6th grade elective survey
Parents please takea few moments to give our parent design team your opinion about elecitves at JAMS. Thanks.
Washington Middle School Teacher Leader, Beverly Zanetti, joins JAMS
Ms. Beverly Zanetti has accepted the Literacy Teacher Leader position for Jane Addams Middle School. Beverly is joining us from Washington Middle School. Bev's 17 years of experience with middle school students ranging from general education to APP is a remarkable asset as we develop our Language Arts and Social Studies program at JAMS.
Two more informational meetings next week.
JAMS Information Evening, Hamilton Middle School, Tuesday, March 4, 7-8pm
Hamilton Middle School. This evening is specifically designed to answer questions about APP at Jane Addams Middle School.
New APP Parent Information Night, JAMS, March 5, 7-8pm
This evening is designed specifically for families that will enter JAMS and the APP program for the first time at the middle level.
In addition, families and students can learn more at jams.www.seattleschools.org and www.jamsptsa.org
Open House Materials Posted
Please see below for the February 25 Open House Presentation
Upcoming opportunities for information
Families looking for more information on Jane Addams Middle School, which opens September 2014 for Grades 6-8, have several opportunities this winter:
Current Middle School Students, We Want to Plan with You!
PizzCurrent Middle School Students who are coming to JAMS next year!
JAMS Educator Leaders Announced
Jane Addams Middle School is pleased to announce four more additions to our leadership team.
Amy Schwentor will be the Assistant Principal for JAMS in 2014-2015. Amy has spent the past seven years as an assistant principal at Roosevelt High School. Amy is also an experienced National Board Certified Secondary Math and Science Teacher.
JAMS mascot survey
Parents, please let your sons and daughters answer this survey! Students only!!!!
Thanks! Ms. Montgomery
JAMS Music Leader Announced
We are incredibly pleased to announce that Debra Schaaf has accepted the position as the Music Leader for Jane Addams Middle School.
Debra has built the instrumental music programs at both Orca k-8 as well as Aki Middle School. She has developed significant arts partnerships for students throughout the district and also serves as lead teacher through our Career ladder teacher program. With nearly 20 years of music expereince, Debra has the right skill set to lead the development of the Jane Addams Middle School music program. She will be a great addition to the great cadre of music educators in North Seattle. Please join us in welcoming her as the first Jane Addams Middle School teacher!
JAMS Special Education Meeting 2/25/2014
On Tuesday, February 25 from 5:30-6:30, Executive Director McWilliams and other Special Education staff will be available in the JAMS library to discuss Special Education Services at JAMS for 2014-2015. This is prior to the all school information meeting that begins at 6:30.
December 18 Presentation
We've posted the materials from the December 18 meeting. Thanks for the great attendance and positive energy!