Hey, JM students! You can buy tickets for next week's performances of Disney's The Little Mermaid online with your debit card! Just go to JMARtsTickets.com to make sure you get all your friends as creatures under the sea! Purchasing online closes at midnight the day before each performance.
Mermaid cast: Monday rehearsal starts at 12:30, so be ready to take the stage at that time! We'll have pizza at 11:30 if you want to eat before we start.
This past weekend, The Jammin' Jets Marching Band ended the season at the North Davidson Marching Festival with 1st Place Drum Major, Third Place in General Effect, and received an overall rating of Excellent for the festival. The Jammin' Jets Band also received the Christopher Harmon Spirit Award for their display of character on and off the field and their display of unconditional love in a family environment. That makes two spirit awards in two weeks!!
All Band members report to the band room after school on Thursday to be fitted for marching band jackets for the Veteran's Day Parade this Saturday.
If you are interested in attending NC Wesleyan next year, a representative will be here this Friday, November 9th for an On-Site Admissions session! Make sure to sign up by Thursday, November 8th and to have a copy of your test scores and transcript in order to have a decision to be made.
If you still need assistance with RDS or FAFSA, please schedule a meeting with Ms. Herrera.
Upcoming Deadlines (please announce)
Elon University | November 10th
High Point University, UNC Asheville, Wake Forest, Western Carolina | November 15th
Lenoir Rhyne | November 16th
UNCG, Guilford College, Queens University | December 1st
Congrats to JM senior Joseph Lozada, who is featured in this month's Central Carolina Works newsletter! Joseph has earned 19 college credits while in high school, and plans to study Construction Management and Forensic Science at Western Carolina next year. For more, click here.
Attention Seagulls! You have a choreography session TODAY at 3:30 AND a scene rehearsal at 6:00! These are critical--don't miss either!
Pre-season workouts for the Lady Jets women's soccer team begin the week of November 12 after school. All girls interested in trying out for the team in February are invited to participate in the pre-season workouts. An information sheet with all the days, times and details is available to pick up in Ms. Herrera's office.
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.
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!