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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thank you to our Home and School Association, parent volunteers, teachers and staff for another wonderful thanksgiving feast, despite a few venue glitches.  Have a great Thanksgiving break everyone.
Winter Concert, Thursday, January 21, 6:30 pm

Winter Concert, Thursday, January 21, 6:30 pm

All students are encouraged to attend and of course parents and family members will be the audience! Choirs for all grades, band, and orchestra will perform for the school community at 6:30 pm. Students: please wear white tops and black pants.
Chestnut Hill Holiday Happenings, 2015

Chestnut Hill Holiday Happenings, 2015

Come out on the hill for a couple of great Holiday events coming up: Chestnut Hill Community Holiday Parade, Saturday, December 12, 2015, from 9:00 am-10:00 am Stag and Doe Night with music from the J.S. Jenks Middle School Choir, Wednesday, December 9, 6:30 pm
Afterschool activities 2015-2016 school year

Afterschool activities 2015-2016 school year

Form return date has been extended. Clubs will begin the week of November 30th, 2015. Print and complete the form to sign up for any of these great afterschool activities, clubs, and sports:     All times, dates, and instructors are subject to change. The Fall Session will start the week of November 30, 2015...
Garden and Playground Clean-up this Sunday, November 15

Garden and Playground Clean-up this Sunday, November 15

We’ll get started at 9:30 am, planting bulbs and cleaning-up the playground and garden areas. Meet on the playground and please bring gloves if possible.
Thanksgiving Feast: Friday, November 20, 2015

Thanksgiving Feast: Friday, November 20, 2015

The Jenks School is celebrating Thanksgiving in a big way! In the spirit of the season, we will hold our traditional Thanksgiving Feast. Throughout our regularly scheduled lunch periods, our students will celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday a week early with our Jenks School family. We are asking families to provide COOKED trimmings. We will also...

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Bulb fundraiser, orders due 10/16

Bulb fundraiser, orders due 10/16

Plant some bulbs now and watch them sprout in the spring to beautify your home! Some bulbs can also be grown indoors during winter! Click this link for color pictures. 50% of each sale goes to support Jenks. Please make your selections below, make check or money order to Jenks Home and School Association, and...
What is the School Redesign Initiative?

What is the School Redesign Initiative?

Program Highlights: IGNITE, Shared Classrooms, JAM and STEM Tracks To encourage students to seek to learn out of passion not requirement. They will be self-driven to discover, have a hunger to explore, and a confidence to take risks.

Celebration of School Redesign Initiative, 5/21, 6:30 pm

J.S. Jenks is one of four schools to participate in the district’s School Redesign Initiative next year. Join us to celebrate this designation and honor as well as to find out more about the exciting changes ahead for the J.S. Jenks Academy for the Arts and Sciences.
The Crossing @ Jenks - Saturday, April 18, 2pm

The Crossing @ Jenks – Saturday, April 18, 2pm

Saturday April 18th, 2015 at 2PM Kile Smith/Ryan Eckes: May Day The culmination of our year long collaboration. The Crossing Choir and Jenks students together in a new work composed for the occasion by Kile Smith on a poem by Ryan Eckes; both artists have worked extensively with the students, sharing the process and developing...
Redesign Planning Year APPROVED!

Redesign Planning Year APPROVED!

Jenks has been approved to move ahead with a redesign plan. Time to get to work! You can read more at http://thenotebook.org/blog/147918/four-schools-approved-redesign. If you are interested in learning more about the Philadelphia School Redesign Initiative as a whole please visit the program’s website: http://www.schoolredesignphiladelphia.org/about.html. The school will be hosting several meetings to discuss the details...