Posts tagged "Events"
Get excited for 2016 Astronomy Night (4/22), Discovery Day and Fun Fest (4/23)!

Get excited for 2016 Astronomy Night (4/22), Discovery Day and Fun Fest (4/23)!

Our 3rd collaboration with the Franklin Institute! Join us for fun, community, amazing science, and great friends. April 22 – Astronomy Night at Jenks with the Franklin Institute, 7:30-10:30 pm April 23 – Discovery Day and Fun Fest, 11:00 am-3:00 pm    
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
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...
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!    
Astronomy Night! Friday, April 24 at 7:30 pm

Astronomy Night! Friday, April 24 at 7:30 pm

From the Franklin Institute: What’s something universities, community centers, cemeteries, and wildlife refuges all have in common? A beautiful view of the starry night sky! Join the biggest stargazing party in the region as local astronomers at 25+ sites provide a tour of the cosmos. No gear? No problem! We’ll have telescopes and binoculars onsite....
Funfest and Science Discovery Day April 25, 10am-3pm

Funfest and Science Discovery Day April 25, 10am-3pm

Join us for games, bouncy castles, raffles, food, and more on the J.S. Jenks playground with all the Franklin Institute Discovery Day activities as part of the Philadelphia Science Festival!  

Parent & Community Meetings: Visioning the Future of Public Schools

Join Media Mobilizing at two meetings in Northwest Philadelphia in February! Make sure our children’s education comes first! Parents are at the center of the fight for strong public schools. These events are for parents and community members in Northwest Philadelphia to put forward a vision of what our public schools need to thrive. Dinner...
2014 Harvest Festival and Open House! 10/23

2014 Harvest Festival and Open House! 10/23

We were so busy with the amazing Harry Potter Festival (update to come) that the Harvest Festival totally sneaked up on me! The Harvest Festival will be on Thursday, October 23, from 6:30 – 8:00 pm. Crafts, snacks, and treats will be served. See the flyer for the grade potluck snack breakdown. It is always...
Jenks Kindergarten Tea for Prospective Parents, November 18, 2014

Jenks Kindergarten Tea for Prospective Parents, November 18, 2014

Meet current parents and other prospective parents for conversation about the school. Please join us for our fall Kindergarten Tea, coming up! Tuesday, November 18th, 7:30 PM (RSVP appreciated) K-Teas are informal meetings for parents interested in learning more about J.S. Jenks, Chestnut Hill’s public school for grades K-8. They are hosted at the home...
FOJSJ and The Firebolt 5K, October 18, 2014

FOJSJ and The Firebolt 5K, October 18, 2014

The Friends of J.S. Jenks Firebolt 5k run and 1 mile family friendly walk will be held on Saturday, October 18th, in association with the Chestnut Hill Business Association’s Harry Potter Festival. The run will be professionally timed and managed. See you there!
Jenks FunFest! May 17!

Jenks FunFest! May 17!

UPDATE: The Funfest was a HUGE success! Principal Lynskey: "It really was a pretty wonderful day! Perfect weather...everyone's hands busy...set up...tickets...games...food...moon bounces/slides...prizes...entertainment, showcased student performances AND a band...sound system...raffle baskets...running out of food...TWICE!!...running out of tickets...the enthusiasm...take down and clean up. Start to finish--just a fantastic event. Thank you all so much for making Jenks the best...
CANCELLED: Astronomy Night, April 25th 7:30 pm

CANCELLED: Astronomy Night, April 25th 7:30 pm

J.S. Jenks is one of 26 locations city wide participating as part of the Philadelphia Science Festival Kickoff. Grab a blanket and experience the wonders of the night sky! Telescopes and star maps provided. Bring your curiosity!