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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.

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...

While you were on summer vacation….

I may have lapsed in my duties a bit as caretaker of the J.S. Jenks HSA website, but please let me make it up to you with some updates! A lot has happened this summer. #185718497 / gettyimages.com We have a new name! In order to reflect the schools expanding commitment to science, technology (STEM),...
Garden update: summer 2014

Garden update: summer 2014

The veggie and native gardens, created with Recyclebank funds,were tended and watered over the summer by dedicated volunteers. These pictures are from July. This project just keeps growing, adding to the beauty and function of the grounds and providing learning opportunities for the students. Volunteers also added a woodchip path to encourage visitors and students...