JENNIE D. BLAKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
32 Crescent Street
HILL, NEW HAMPSHIRE 03243
Phone: 603-934-2245 FAX: 603-934-3079
"RESPECT, RESPONSIBILITY AND SAFETY"
JDBS OFFICE HOURS:
Newfound Open House
The Newfound School District has set up two Open House events for parents/guardians and students of Hill. The open house at Newfound High School will be February 3 6:00PM-8:00PM. The open house for the Newfound Middle School is February 10 6:00PM-8:00PM. The underlined heading of this section is a link that will bring you the invitation sent by the Newfound School District. Please click on the link to see the invitation.
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Testing
In March JDBS students in grade 4 will participating in the NAEP test. The exact dates are not yet established by NAEP.
Smarter Balanced Consortium Assessment (SBAC)
JDBS students in grades 3-6 will be participating in the SBAC testing. This assessment replaces the NECAP test that has taken place in the past.
March 16-19 - Grade 4 will test in reading and math.
March 23-26 - Grade 3 will test in reading and math.
March 30-April 2 - Grades 5 & 6 will test in reading and math.
Important Bus Route Information
Effective Monday January 26 there will be a change in the pick-up times for the morning bus routes. The pick-up time will be 15 minutes earlier than the originally scheduled time. This means that if your pick-up time was 6:45AM it will now be 6:30AM. Please call the school or First Student Bus Company (286-7434) if you have any questions.
Family Valentine Dance
The JDBS PTO is sponsoring a Family Valentine Dance on February 13 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM. There is no admission fee, snacks and beverages will be available for purchase.
Do you have a child turning 5 on or before September 30, 2015? If so please call the school so that you can be added to the contact list for receiving information regarding registration and enrollment.
The 30,000 PAGES CHALLENGE!
The academic benefits of reading for fun outside of the regular school day are immeasurable. Therefore JDB is happy to announce the 30,000 PAGES CHALLENGE. If the students of JDB work together to read a total of 30,000 pages between November 1 and June 5 they will be treated to a pizza lunch.
So far 25,665 pages have been read and 82% of JDB students have participated.
Please see the JDB PTO web page for information about a new and easy fundraiser through the My Coke Rewards program.
JDB PTO 5K ROAD RACE/WALK -- May 16, 2015
Please click on the link below for a registration form and for more information.
Click here for more info/registration form
PTO is collecting UPC labels, cell phones and ink cartridges as a fundraiser. Please bring in empty ink cartridges and unused cell phones. There is a collection box for these items in the lobby of the school.