Today is the last day of College Application Week, this means that you have until 5pm today to submit those applications that are waiving their application fee. Reminder: If you have not completed your Residency application, you must do so prior to submitting to some of these institutions.
If you signed up for the NC State visit today we will be in Mr. Alvarado's room during 1st and 2nd lunch.
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: If you are applying to UNC-Chapel Hill their early action deadline was extended until today, unless you requested a longer extension.
UNC-Chapel Hill | TODAY (10.15)
NC State -extended deadline- November 1st
UNC-Charlotte, App State, Meredith College, UNCW | November 1st
Do you present and you start to panic you forget what to say you try to talk and the only word that comes out of your mouth is ¨ummmm¨ or ¨aaaaaa¨ Well if you fall in this category and you want to stop this bad habit then let Jose Zendejas, Mrs.White or Mrs.Castro Know you want to be part of the JM Public Speakers by the 28 of October.
Looking for a great service opportunity? Bilingual students can volunteer to translate for parent conferences at Virginia Cross on Nov. 6. Complete this Google Form to sign up, https://goo.gl/forms/uVF9C3eMbVSdHRfq2 or email Jazmin Mendoza at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hey seniors and families! Are you ready for College Application Week? Check this list of schools that are waiving application fees Oct. 15-19, and be ready on Wednesday when Ms. Herrera and helpers will be working with seniors in the media center to get those applications done!
Greenhouse Scholars is looking for students who demonstrate leadership within their communities. Their vision is to cultivate a community of leaders who will evolve the communities of the world. If this describes you, apply for their scholarship at greenhousescholars.org/apply. The deadline for applications is December 17th. Click here for more info.
Are you a student who is making a difference through volunteering? If so, the National Association of Secondary School Principals and Prudential are looking for you. Find more information about the Spirit of Community Award at spirit.prudential.com and learn how you can win $1,000 and a trip to Washington, DC in May 2019. Applications must be submitted by November 6. Click here for more info.
The ACT Student Champion Award recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and plan in place. ACT Student Champions receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, and state-level recognition.
Please encourage students in the graduating class of 2019 who have taken the ACT who fit the following criteria to apply:
Applications can be found www.act.org/readinesschampions
All questions may be directed to email@example.com.
Are you considering applying to North Carolina State University? If so, the Goodnight Scholars
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Interested in Driver's Ed? You must register online at ncdrivingschool.com! Look for Chatham County, and then choose Jordan-Matthews. Click here for the schedule for the year! The next available class begins Nov. 26, and registration opens Nov. 5.
Click here to download the flyer with more information.
Proud of our first class of Dual Language grads! Check out their story in this newsletter from DPI:
Go to the Parenting Resources section of the website to view and download all forms for the Chromebooks students will be using this year at JM. All students/parents must complete all these forms this year. Click this link to access them:1-to-1 Laptop Program Resources for Parents.
It's almost time! These letters are being mailed to home, but here are copies for reference you can download:
We've also uploaded information on student behavior expectations, and the cell phone policy; click this link to download that information:JM Behavior Expectations
Finished your summer reading assignments for Honors & AP English? Great! If not, it's time to start. Remember, they are due at the beginning of the school year regardless of the semester you have English.
Can't find your assignment sheet? No worries; click on the links below to download them:
Parking passes will go on sale beginning Monday, August 6th at 8:00 a.m.
In an effort to collect fines and fees from students who park on campus, students will be required to have paid all of their prior outstanding cafeteria balances, media fees, and tech fees before purchasing a parking pass for the 2018-2019 school year.
Click to the following link to download the REVISED 8.6.18 registration form: Revised 18-18 Parking Permit Form. You may print and complete before coming to purchase your pass, and there will be copies available in the front office.
Parking passes will go on sale beginning Monday, August 6th from 8-4. Cost is $25. Please have your license, license plate number, color make and year of the vehicle available. No exceptions. If you lose your tag, you will have to purchase another parking pass. Stop by the main office and see Mrs Tobar.
It's official! Next fall, we will go Under the Sea with Disney's The Little Mermaid as our fall musical! Auditions will be this spring, on May 31 and June 6. Look for more information about auditions soon!
This is a requirement for all job shadow sites, and all volunteer sites (such as churches) that are not established community organizations. We will be checking, and if your mentor does not complete the form, you will need to choose another site. Here's the link:
I officially wish to welcome you and your child(ren) to Jordan-Matthews High School! I know our parents of freshmen are looking forward to four amazing years. I encourage you to become a part of our school/culture, as our school has numerous, positive attributes, which will simply enamor you. Our faculty and staff continue to discuss strategies to showcase our strong academic institution, and we need your assistance in keeping this a reality. We have a truly caring culture, working with all aspects of the school community to meet our school’s mission--to graduate globally competitive, well rounded students by providing a rigorous and relevant curriculum in an effective, safe and nurturing environment.
We have approximately 760 students, which reflect the rich diversity in Siler City. Students have the opportunity to complete a college prep curriculum along with participating in numerous extra curricular activities. You can review our school profile to obtain more information regarding our school community, curriculum, and statistics.
Our faculty and staff look forward to working with you in creating a supportive triangle to meet the academic needs of your child. I look forward to seeing you at the many events that occur at Jordan-Matthews High School throughout the year. Your participation is vital to ensure your child is academically successful. We need him/her in school every day, actively engaged, with a focus on academics. I encourage you to join the fun and journey along with your child as he/she pursues a high school diploma from one of the premier schools in the state.
It’s a great day to be a Jet!