We need your help tp make our 1st BBQ supper fundraiser on Sept. 29 a success! Drinks, bread, desserts--here's the link to sign up:
Proceeds go to support all school arts programs at JM
Attention In the Heights cast: Thursday's rehearsal, 3:30-5:30 for the entire cast, is VERY important! Click Here for latest rehearsal schedule for In the Heights; parentc can now view this schedule!
There will be a red cross blood drive here on October 2nd in the auditorium. To sign-up to donate you must be either 16 with a signed consent from a parent or guardian or be 17 years old. HOSA members will be signing students up to donate at lunches or you may stop by Ms. Sescilla's room before or after school to sign-up or pick up a consent form.
Iesha Alston--Iesha is a volleyball player and played awesome last week. Iesha is our libero for the varsity team and is able to dig difficult hits. She always hustles and does her best in any situation she is in. Iesha is a senior co-captain and is also a great student. She is involved with many clubs in the school.
Matthew Oldham--Matthew runs cross country and displays all the attributes of a leader. He is more than willing to help anyone get better and he never leaves a teammate behind. Matthew is always the first one to practice and the last to leave. He works hard in and out of the classroom and desires to run at the next level.
Juniors and seniors interested in attending Manufacturing Day in Sanford on October 6th can get permission slips in room 101, or ask a CTE teacher. Juniors will be able to participate on a space available basis. Both parental and teacher permission forms are required.
All students and FBLA members attending the UNC-G Leadership Conference (field trip) must pay registration no later than Wednesday, September 20, 2017. All students interested in joining FBLA must pay membership dues no later than Monday, September 25, 2017. There will be a meeting for all new and returning members on this date.
Student Athletes of the Week from September 4-8 are Emery Moore and Tucker Bean.
Emery plays tennis as a number three seed. She is a competitor, and is undefeated at her seeded positions (both singles and doubles). Tucker exhibits exceptional leadership both on and off the field. As a student, he excels in academic achievement and models kind and respectful behavior. He addresses adults with "Yes sir" and "Yes ma'am". As an athlete, he models outstanding leadership through team play, perseverance, hard work, and verbal encouragement to his fellow teammates. Tucker has served his team through consistent effort and excellent fulfillment of his position responsibilities on both sides of the ball as an offensive and defensive lineman. He is a pleasure to coach and an inspiration to all.
SENIORS: Please go to https://goo.gl/forms/Xeg3hXWsuwcW3UGV2 to submit your senior quote for the yearbook! We want to hear from each of you! We are also collecting baby pictures. Please bring your best baby pic, labeled with your name, to Ms. Kimrey's room. We want to feature all seniors, so make sure to get yours in!
Students interested in a career in medicine or science, see Mrs. Grayson in the Student Services Office to pick up the HPREP (Health Professionals Recruitment & Exposure Program) application. HPREP is an outreach program designed to provide high school students with the opportunity to interact with medical students, faculty and health professionals. Students will participate in fun, interactive activities such as the teaching of the human body organ systems and diseases, anatomy labs and more. (NOTE: Participation in this program can count for SOLO Flight hours!)
Want to do something to help support students and teachers at JM? Do a PTA Drop Box! Here's the link to sign up for September. And the time window is the range of time you can empty the box, not the time you need to stay there!
Juniors interesting in taking the PSAT on October 11, should register in room 511 with either Mr. Lamach or Ms. Gray. The PSAT/NMSQT is a standardized test administered by the College Board and co-sponsored by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Participation in the test is optional at this time. The test cost $16 and payment is required at the time of registration.
Parking Passes are on sale!!! Monday- Thursday from 8:00 to 4:00 p.m. The cost is $15.00 dollars per pass for the whole school year. 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.
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:
Books can be checked out in the counseling office if you have not already gotten yours. Remember, you must return or pay for all checked out items before you can check out a summer reading book.
Honors English Summer Reading Assignment (grades 9-12)
AP English Language and Composition Assignment (11th grade)
AP English Language and Literature Assignment (12th grade)
Dual Language I (9th grade)
Class of 2019: If you have decided where you will complete your SOLO Flight hours, plrease enter the information in this Google Form:
If you have entered your information in last year's form, we will transfer it. If you have sent a paper copy to Mrs. Pate, we will transfer it. But from this point, please complete this form.
We will be checking throughout the summer on project approval, and sending email confirmations.
SOLO Flight Log Sheets will be available for pickup in the front office, or you can download and print them here.
Three JM students were recently featured on WNCA's School Notebook. Senior Caleb Sarver will talk about being part of the JM Jazz Band, junior Keelan Bailey will talk about his selection for Governor's School and junior Guadalupe Espinoza Elvira will talk about her experiences as a national winner of a writing contest for Dual Language students. If you missed the show don't worry; you can download and listen to the programs here!
She will perform at the Durham Performing Arts Center on May 16.
The JM squad earned a spot at nationals with their strong performance at the state conference!
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!