Good evening JES! Thanks to the families that participated in our Candyman fundraiser. The prize program will be Oct. 21st. PTA shirt sales have ended. Students should receive shirts around the first of October. Students may wear JES spirit shirts on Fridays! JES first PTA meeting will be September 30th at 7 pm in the cafeteria. Masks will be required. Please send water with your child each morning. Thanks to the families that have made donations to JES. If you would like to donate water bottles, please drop off at the main office. Students need to be in class prior to 7:55 am each morning. If you need to pick your child up early, please check out prior to 2:30 pm or you will have to wait for the 3 pm dismissal. If your child is experiencing any symptoms or has been exposed to COVID-19, please contact the school nurse or administration prior to sending your child to school. We will continue to work together to keep students, staff and parents safe and healthy. Masks are required for all students and staff in the buildings and on buses. All visitors and parents are required to wear a mask to enter the building. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and our Webpage. Parents are encouraged to download the MCS app for updates and information. Thanks for your continued support of JES-Home of the Happy Herringbones!
Good evening JES! This is Mrs. Mobley with important bus information. Due to bus driver shortages, Mr. Moore's bus 223 will only run Thursday afternoon. Parents will need to bring their children to school. Bus 198 will have a sub driver in the morning. Please be ready and waiting. We apologize for any inconvenience to parents and guardians.
Good afternoon JES! Candyman sales will continue through Sept 16th. Check out the Candyman video on our Facebook page for student prizes. PTA shirt sales have been extended through Sept 17th. Order forms will be sent home again on Monday for anyone who still wants to purchase a JES shirt. Students can wear JES spirit shirts on Fridays! Progress notes will go with students this week. Students are completing iReady Reading and Math diagnostic assessments and mClass reading assessments in their classes. Parents will receive student reports once all assessments are complete. Please send water with your child each morning. Thanks to the families that have made donations to JES. If you would like to donate water bottles, please drop off at the main office. Students need to be in class prior to 7:55 am each morning. If you need to pick your child up early, please check out prior to 2:30 pm or you will have to wait for the 3 pm dismissal. If your child is experiencing any symptoms or has been exposed to COVID-19, please contact the school nurse or administration prior to sending your child to school. We will continue to work together to keep students, staff and parents safe and healthy. Masks are required for all students and staff in the buildings and on buses. Thanks for your continued support of JES-Home of the Happy Herringbones!
Good afternoon JES! Hope everyone has enjoyed this beautiful day! Just a reminder---Mon. Sept 6th Labor Day Holiday for students and staff. Students will return to campus on Tues. Sept 7th. Enjoy the rest of your weekend. Thanks for your continued support of JES.
Our next Community Listening Meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 7 at Riverside High School. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. and will be held in the Media Center. Everyone is welcome from all parts of the county.
Just a reminder about uniform colors. Students are encouraged to wear school colors. Jamesville Elementary School colors are red, white, gray and black. Elementary students in grades K-5 may wear any solid color "polo" style shirt. Pants, skirts, jumpers, or shorts should be khaki, navy blue, or black. Middle and high school students must wear solid "polo" style shirts that are black, gray, white or their school color (navy blue for Riverside; purple for South Creek). Pants, skirts, or shorts must be khaki, navy blue, or black. The full dress code is listed under Martin County Board Policy 4303.
Good afternoon JES! Just a reminder we have Open House tonight from 4-7 pm. Each grade level will do a brief overview in their classrooms. We have staggered times for parents with multiple children. Teachers will share information at 5:00, 5:30 & 6:00. Please feel free to attend at your convenience. Masks are required.
Busy day tomorrow (8/19). MCS Open House at all campuses from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. and the Back to School Bash in Robersonville. All students are welcome. Follow this link for details! https://www.martin.k12.nc.us/page/back-to-school
COVID vaccinations - both second shots from the recent clinic and first shots - are available today at South Creek HS from 3pm - 7pm. Same availability tomorrow (8/17) at Riverside HS, also from 3pm - 7 pm.
Please note the upcoming meeting for parents interested in hearing more about the MCS AIG Program. There are two opportunities to attend and parents are welcome at either meeting.
We are looking forward to seeing everyone tonight at the Community Listening Meeting with the Superintendent, Dr. Fonseca. The meeting will begin at 6:30pm in the cafeteria. See you then!
Listening Meeting - Martin County Schools Dr. Fonseca August 10, 2021 6:30 pm Cafeteria JES
Due to ongoing construction on the South Creek High School campus, please use the school bus parking lot entrance to attend Thursday night's Community Listening Meeting which begins at 6:30 p.m. Thank You.
Good afternoon JES! We are looking forward to meeting our kindergarten students and parents tonight from 6-7 pm for Popsicles with the Principal. PTA will be here for parents that would like to join. The cost is $5 and names will be entered into a drawing for a prize. See you tonight at 6 pm !
Board Split on Mask Requirement WILLIAMSTON – The Martin County Board of Education decided in a 4-2 vote students and staff will start the 2021-2022 school year with a mask requirement. The motion was made by Gail Cargile that effective August 3, for MCS to follow CDC and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) recommendations during the school day. Cargile’s motion included a decision on athletics would be made by Dr. David Fonseca, Superintendent; Clay Wagner, Director of Student Services and athletic directors in the school district. Barbara Council, Board Chair; Renee Purvis, Vice-Chair; Keisha Manson and Cargile voted in favor of the motion. Van Heath and Gene Scott voted against the motion after Heath’s motion for an optional mask requirement failed 2-4. Kenneth Harrell was absent from the meeting.
AUGUST 2, 2021 MCS BOARD MEETING 6:30 pm PLEASE NOTE! THE MEETING WILL ONLY BE BROADCAST VIA YOU TUBE. THE LINK IS PROVIDED https://youtu.be/P5vhct5SLUs
Good evening JES! Here are a few quick announcements: Tuesday, August 3rd we welcome our kindergarten students and their parents to "Popsicles with the Principal" 6-7pm. Community Meeting with the Superintendent will be August 10th at 6:30 pm. We welcome students and families for Open House Thursday, August 19th 4-7pm. We look forward to seeing everyone soon!
We are working to gather as much Back to School information as we can in one spot for your convenience. Under the DISTRICT tab on our website, click BACK TO SCHOOL 2021-2022 for updates and announcements.
Due to the possible impacts of Hurricane Elsa on our area, Martin County Schools will not operate Summer School or the Summer Feeding Program on Thursday, July 8. Students and staff members working Summer School or the Summer Feeding Program should not report and no buses will run tomorrow. At this time, all other MCS staff currently working should report on a regular schedule. If that changes, we will update everyone. MCS Summer School and the Summer Feeding Program will resume on a regular schedule Friday, July 9. Please monitor local weather stations and exercise caution until this storm clears our area.
All Martin County parents whose children are attending the K-8 Summer Learning Recovery Program and are interested in their children attending the Boys & Girls Club summer camp at the Robersonville and Williamston Units must contact the unit directors to register and complete a parent orientation before attending the first day of camp on Monday, June 14, 2021. Orientations are scheduled for Tuesday, June 8 @ South Creek Elementary and Thursday, June 10, at EJ Hayes. The time for both meetings is 5:30 pm. Boys and Girls Club staff will not accept any child who does not have completed paperwork and the parent orientation. Therefore, your child will NOT be able to stay after 12:30pm at the MCS Summer Learning Recovery Program. At this time, there is now a waiting list for the Boys and Girls Club. Students will be added to the camp in the order of registration. Most importantly, the Boys and Girls Club will not open until Monday, June 14th for those registered and accepted. On June 10th and 11th, all students K-8 will be transported by bus if and ONLY if parents chose PM transportation. All other students will need to be picked up at the school where they are assigned for summer learning. If you have questions, please call Jan Wagner at the Martin County Board of Education.