There will not be class today. The last two classes will be Tuesday and Wednesday.
Wednesday, December 19th, 2018, will now be a full school day instead of the previously scheduled early release day. While our schools still remain on track to exceed the 1,025 hours of instruction required by law, this change will allow us to recover and “bank” a small bit of calendar flexibility during the winter months ahead. As always, if you have questions, please contact your student’s school. Thank you for your continued support and flexibility.
Ms. Herrera will be hosting another FAFSA day, this Saturday, December 15th at the Siler City Public Library from 2-4:30pm. Please bring required documents such as taxes, w2s and of course you and your parent/guardian. We hope to see you there!
Seniors we are challenging you to complete your FAFSA application before Christmas break, we are short of 40% right now. If 50% is met before break, those who submitted their application will be given a pizza party.
Reminder if you wanted to be entered in the raffle for 2 free prom tickets you must stow proof of FAFSA, RDS and or college application. to Ms. Herrera One entry is if your FAFSA or RDS is completed and two entries will be if you completed FAFSA or RDS and at least one college application.
Seniors once you receive your acceptance letters please stop by Ms. Herrera’s office and bring them in order for your name to be posted on the acceptances bulletin board!
Applications are now open for the Scene by Scene Acting Intensive taking place this spring. There will be a series of weekly acting workshops beginning in February, culminating in a public performance May 2. For more information, and to apply, click here: bit.ly/2Pl3kU8
Applications are due Jan. 31. This program is open to all JM students regardless of stage experience, and is sponsored by JMArts.
Congrats to senior Jennifer Henderson, whose science project "How Mass Impacts Force on an Incline" took 1st place in the 9-12 Physics and Mathematics Division, and top high school project overall, in this year's Chatham County Science Fair! The project was completed in Ms. Brown’s physics class with her partner, 2018 graduate Cesareo Aguila.
Interested in exploring national scholarship programs? Check out this great list: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Hj0vyHamh_mIjNO8-czZMIxrZ0-Thpk9_9mxL3NvqPY/edit#gid=0
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.
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.
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
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.
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!