Jennie D. Blake Elementary School
32 CRESCENT STREET
HILL, NEW HAMPSHIRE 03243
A Huge Thank You To The JDBS PTO
Thank you to all of the folks who volunteer their time to work on the PTO. Due to their fundraising efforts many wonderful things are happening at JDBS.
The PTO has supplied scholarships to students at JDBS so that they may participate in the Ragged Mountain Ski Program! In addition to this the efforts of the PTO is allowing Marty Kelley come to our school. Marty is an author and illustrator from New Hampshire. He will be visiting JDBS in March!
Information regarding the ski program at Ragged Mountain has been sent home. If you have a student that will be participating in the program please fill out the forms as quickly as possible and return them to the school. Please note that the registration form and the form for rental equipment are on one sheet of paper. Boot fitting for rental equipment will be at JDBS on Dec. 5. The tuition fee and registration form are due to JDBS by December 16. There are a limited number of scholarships available for the ski program. An application form was sent home earlier in the week. If you need to apply for a scholarship please fill out the form and return it to the school by Tuesday November 26.
Classroom Holiday Basket Themes
Kindergarten - Snowmen
Grade 1 - Movie Night
Grade 2 - Arts and Crafts
Grade 3 - Candy
Grade 4 - Baking Supplies
Grades 5 & 6 - Chapter Books
Parents/guardians are asked to donate items to these baskets. The baskets will be raffled off during the JDBS Holiday Concert (Dec. 16 at 6:30pm - snow date is Dec. 17 at 6:00pm) All proceeds from the raffle will benefit JDBS students.
If you did not receive a phone call from the Alert Now System on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 6:00 p.m., please call the office and let Mrs. Duffield know, so that we can correct or add your number before it is necessary to send a "real" message due to weather or an emergency. Thank you for your attention to this.
New Hampshire Fisher Cats Reading Challenge - An Opportunity for JDBS to Receive a Prize
JDBS is participating in the 2014 NH Fisher Cats Reading Challenge. Students can earn two free tickets to a Fisher Cats baseball game by reading five books. JDBS will help the students document the five books that they read. Once that is complete the card will be sent home for parents/guardians to complete. There are five dates that tickets can be reserved for. April 12 and 13, 2014. April 26 and 27, 2014 and June 3, 2014. Parents/Guardians will also have the opportunity to purchase additional tickets at $9.00 per ticket. There is also a $3.00 processing fee. If you elect to participate parents/guardians will have to send the form back to the Fisher Cats office in Manchester.
How Can JDBS Receive a Prize? - Because this is the Reading Challenge schools with the highest percentage of students participating can earn cash prizes. The first place school will receive $3000.00. Second and third place schools will each receive $1000.00.
December 16, 2013 - JDBS Holiday Concert at 6:30pm.
The Snow Date is December 17, 2013 at 6:00pm - (Please note the time change.)