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Jenks 2017 annual cleanup day! Thank you!!!

Thanks to all the families and neighbors who came out on April 8 to help clean up Jenks and keep it lovely for all of us!
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.
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...
Only 10 Days until Harry Potter Day and Firebolt 5K!

Only 10 Days until Harry Potter Day and Firebolt 5K!

Countdown!!!!! Learn more about this amazing day of fun on the hill and on school grounds, transformed into the Jenks Academy of Witchcraft and Wizardry! We still need volunteers but we also need everyone to come out and have an amazing time! And if you haven’t signed up for the Firebolt 5k or the Nimbus walk, it’s...

Happy First Day of School!

See you in a few minutes at the HSA coffee table! The Student Directory forms are at the school and the online form has been updated. The officers list has been updated too and I hope to post more soon. Please introduce yourself if we don’t know you. Every parent/guardian is welcome and makes a...
Meet the Parents running for Home and School Association Officers

Meet the Parents running for Home and School Association Officers

You should receive ballots in your child’s backpack this week. Please meet the Jenks parents who are interested in getting involved in running the HSA! RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT Wykena Medlock Me: Hello Jenks Family and Friends. My name is Wykena Medlock and I am running for HSA President. I have a daughter in kindergarten here...
Photos from our AMAZING Funfest and Discovery Day!

Photos from our AMAZING Funfest and Discovery Day!

We all had so much fun! Thanks for coming out to support J.S. Jenks and a HUGE thank you to the Franklin Institute for the amazing Discovery Day activities. I’ll add more captions and thank yous later!    
Funfest Bake Sale: bakers needed!

Funfest Bake Sale: bakers needed!

Ready to contribute baked goods to Funfest? Register your plans to bake something at Volunteer Spot. Then, please bring baked goods to Jenks at the end of the school day on Friday April 24 or between 9 and 10 on Saturday April 25. (If you don’t want to bake but still want to contribute, we...

Friends of the Children’s Park seeks volunteers!

Two events coming up related to the “Children’s Park” at Jenks: Learn about the park and volunteering efforts to keep it an amazing resource for the entire neighborhood Wine and cheese social Wednesday, April 1, from 6:30 pm-8:00 pm Bombay Room of the Chestnut Hill Hotel Spring Cleanup Saturday, April 25, from 8:00 am-11:00 am...
Thank you Chestnut Hill Rotary Club and District Rotary 7450!!!!

Thank you Chestnut Hill Rotary Club and District Rotary 7450!!!!

The most recent local entity to contribute to the school’s ongoing effort to better its educational programming, mainly its S.T.E.M. program – Jenks’ area of study dedicated to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math – is the Chestnut Hill Rotary Club and District Rotary 7450. The Rotary Clubs, whose slogan is “Service above self,” raised $4,000...
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...