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  • College Coach Announcements Monday Nov 19

    Seniors

    If you still need assistance with RDS or FAFSA, please schedule a meeting with Ms. Herrera.

     The priority FAFSA deadline for UNCG and NC A&T is December 1st so please schedule a meeting with Ms. Herrera to complete it.

     Upcoming Deadlines (please announce)

    UNCG, Guilford College, Queens University | December 1st

    Meredith College | December 3rd

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  • Mermaid Thank You!

    Our production of The Little Mermaid was a huge success, and our creative team thanks all the students, staff and volunteers who worked together to make this show happen! Ove 200 people were involved in supporting the show in some way, and last weekend, we had three great days to be a Jet! Lots of pictures are available on the JMArts Facebook page for everyone to enjoy!

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  • Spain Trip Work Nights Available

    Anyone interested in working at the PTA store to earn money for their trip to Spain?  Stop in and see Mrs. Bredenberg.  Sign ups for the next 3 work nights are available. Stop in Mrs. Bredenberg's room - 905 and sign up before all the spots are filled!
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  • Winter Exam Schedule

    It's not too soon to start looking at the exam schedule for January! Click here to view, so you can plan for your tests!

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  • Winter Spirit Week November 26-30

    Student Government is proud to announce the Winter Spirit Week November 26-30.  On Monday, November 26, keep the holiday weekend going.  Wear sweatpants or fleece and be nice and cozy for Pajama Day.  
     
    On Tuesday, November 27, bring your best internet game for Meme Day. You can be like Bob who joined the JM Public speakers and dress like your favorite internet character.  
     
    On Wednesday, November 28, get in the Holiday spirit.  Dress up for your favorite holiday, no matter the season.  Want a second chance at Halloween? Got a great tacky Christmas sweater? Ready for the 4th of July already? Dress up to represent your favorite holiday.
     
    On Throwback Thursday, bring back all the fashion trends of the past. Get all dolled up like the 50's or wear the bell bottoms of the 70's. Dress in the fashion of your favorite decade.
     
    And finally Blue and Gold Day on Friday.  Wear your JM best to get hyped for the basketball game at Northwood.
     
    Please be aware that the county dress code still applies, so no masks, bandanas, or full face paint.
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  • Joseph Lozada Featured in Central Carolina Works Newsletter

    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.

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  • Senior Quotes/Baby Pics Deadline

    Attention Seniors: the deadline for senior quotes and senior baby pictures is December 19th (the last day before break). Please see the Yearbook Twitter or click here to submit your quote.   https://goo.gl/forms/FDO0VKhZMdMFbB0D3
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  • College Application Week Oct. 15-19

    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!

    CAW

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  • New Scholarship Opportunities

    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.

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  • Join the JM PTA!

    Click here to complete this short form, and join the PTA to support student learning at Jordan-Matthews!

    https://goo.gl/forms/EUr0VkGO9gzzB9kk2

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  • Recycle Your Plastic Bottles!

    Click here to watch Jacquelinne Marroquin explain JM's new recycling program!

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  • Driver's Education Information

    Interested in Driver's Ed? You must register online at  ncdrivingschool.comLook 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.

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  • Important Information for the Class of 2019 and Beyond

    Chatham County Schools has changed the format for awarding graduation honors. Please read the letters below for more information:

    Letter to Class of 2019

    Graduaran en el 2019

     

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  • JM Dual Language Program Featured in DPI Newsletter

    Proud of our first class of Dual Language grads! Check out their story in this newsletter from DPI:

    https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NCSBE/bulletins/205b18c

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  • All Student Device Program Forms Now Available

    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.

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  • Student Back-to-School Letters & Behavior Expectations 2018-19

    It's almost time! These letters are being mailed to home, but here are copies for reference you can download:

    JM Student Letter 2018-19 (English)

    JM Student Letter 2018-19 (Spanish)

    We've also uploaded information on student behavior expectations, and the cell phone policy; click this link to download that information:JM Behavior Expectations

     

     

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  • Summer Reading Reminder!

    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:

    Honors English I

    Honors English II

    Honors English III

    Honors English IV

    AP English Language (11th)

    AP English Literature (12th)

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  • Information About Student Parking Passes for 2018-19

    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.​

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  • How to Request a CCCC Transcript for CCP Courses

    1. Before you start, you’ll need a credit/debit card and your CCCC student ID number (on the yellow card given to you for online classes, or contact the Registrar's Office at 919-718-7201, or email/see Mr. Heesacker -- sheesacker@chatham.12.nc.us).
    2. Go to www.CCCC.edu (or you can go to the Registrar’s Office on the main Sanford campus).
    3. Type “transcripts” in the web site search engine at the top left and click and click on the first result, or click APPLY & REGISTER, scroll down to Transcripts in the left menu and click.
    4. Once on the Transcripts page, scroll down to Curriculum Transcript and read through the information.
    5. Click on the Order Curriculum Transcript (only) Online Now link and follow the instructions to register and request a transcript be sent to any college to which you are applying.

    Notes:

    1. Have a transcript sent to the college you are attending.
    2. If you go with sending an electronic copy, you’ll need an email address for the college (admissions or registrar's office).
    3. Have transcripts sent directly to the college, not to you, or the high school.
    4. The cost is per transcript sent ($3.75 when requested online, or $5 if requested in person).
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  • Little Mermaid Is Fall Musical for 2018!

    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!

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  • 2018-19 Registration Guide Available

    2018-19 High School Course Guide

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  • Important Information About Flu Prevention

    Help protect your family and our school from the flu! Click here for more information. Visit www.flu.gov for the most current information about
    the flu.

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  • DMV Practice Test

    Need to practice before taking your driver's test? Click here!

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  • Prepping for the SAT? Try Khan Academy's Free Resources!

     Click here to begin: Khan Academy SAT Practice

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  • SOLO Flight Reminder: Have your mentors complete the CCS Volunteer Registration Process!

    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:

    https://www.chatham.k12.nc.us/Page/21004 

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  • Get Your Open eBooks Code!!

    Do you have your Open eBooks code yet? Come by the library to get info about the app that works on your phone or tablet and has hundreds of free eBooks! Email Mrs. Pate to get a code <rpate@chatham.k12.nc.us>. Click here for more info.

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Principal's Message

  • 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!

     

    Tripp Crayton

    Principal

     

     

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