Principal Notes

Principal Notes
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May 9, 2023

GIRLS SOCCER PLAYOFF GAME ON THURSDAY, MAY 11 AT 6:30PM  Please come out and support the Girls Soccer team in their first playoff game as Metro League Champions. They will face Regis Groff on Thursday at 6:30pm at Jefferson Academy. All playoff games are considered CHSAA events so all spectators must pay admission. Adults are $8 and Students/seniors $5. CHSAA, CHSCA, and media passes will be the only passes accepted. Cash and credit cards will be accepted.  Unfortunately, we are not able to accept Venmo, Metro League, student activity passes and/or employee badges.


RECOGNIZED AS A JOHN IRWIN SCHOOL OF EXCELLENCE FOR 2022  Last month, the John Irwin Schools of Excellence awards were announced.  We are proud to share that Jefferson Academy High School was one of the award recipients for the 10th time.  The award is given to schools that demonstrate exceptional academic achievement over time.  My heartfelt thank you goes to the students who show up every day and give it their best as well as the faculty that are dedicated to providing the best instruction possible.  Congratulations, you earned this!


THE JA FASHION SHOW IS BACK! MAY 17 AT 7PM  The Fine Arts Department is excited to present the annual fashion show next Wednesday, May 17, at 7pm.  Space will be limited.  So, please reserve your seat by using the QR code located on posters in the building.


HAT DAY IS EVERY FRIDAY IN MAY - $2 DONATION TO BOOSTERS  Each Friday in May, bring $2 and wear your favorite hat all day to raise money for Boosters!  Hats must be school appropriate.  Boosters will be at the front door collecting your donations and will provide a stamp to prove that you are participating in HAT DAY.  Thank you, Boosters, for coordinating this phenomenal fundraiser!


TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK IS THIS WEEK - BOOSTERS NEEDS YOUR HELP  Teacher appreciation is this week, May 8 to 12.  It’s not too late to donate.  Your donations will help us provide individual gifts for everyone in addition to a special treat day.  To donate online, click HERE and select the grade of your oldest child.  Thank you!


FINAL EXAMS ARE TUESDAY, MAY 23 & WEDNESDAY, MAY 24  Final exams are scheduled.  Click HERE for the Final Exams schedule.  No early final exams will be given without approval from school administration.  Travel plans for summer vacations will NOT be approved.  Early final exams are approved for documented family emergencies only.  Please email Ms. Porreco or Ms. Grantham if you have questions or believe your student may qualify to take their final exams early. 


NOT RETURNING TO JA NEXT YEAR?  PLEASE LET US KNOW  If you know your student will not be returning to JA next school year, please email Anne Leoni at [email protected].  Thank you for taking a few moments to share your plans.


Have a great week, Jags!


Ms. Grantham

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