Posts tagged "Volunteer"

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.
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    
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...
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...
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!  

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...
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...