Charger Happenings

Our JYMS students who participate in the Ladies of Distinction program recently attended an end of year celebration held at King’s Fork Middle School. Young ladies from each Suffolk public middle school and one high school who participate in the Ladies of Distinction program at their schools all came together to celebrate their accomplishments this year. Congratulations to a successful first year of the JYMS Ladies of Distinction program!



The Chrome and Recycling Club held an Earth Day Open House and Car Wash event.  Students and families got to enjoy learning and discovering new things while getting clean cars!

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JYMS has gone “Green for the Greater Good”.  Recently, students and staff were invited to decorate their classroom doors to show their support for our school’s recycling initiative.  We had a contest for the best looking door.  While all the doors looked amazing, our winning door belonged to…


Mrs. Waegerle!!!

 Here are some of the other phenomenal looking doors!

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Chargers go for a ride!

On Wednesday, March 9th, Ms. Pierre’s classroom at JYMS went on a fantastic field trip to EQUIKIDS Therapeutic Riding Facility in Virginia Beach where teachers, students, and parents enjoyed a wonderful day of horseback riding and grooming techniques.

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JYMS is full of scientists!  We are proud to have many of our students participate in the 2016 District Science Fair.  Two of our very own Chargers were awarded top prizes.  

1st place went to Rose Ayala for her project: The Risk of Recreation Water Illness in Hampton Roads.  2nd Place went to Allison Maurice for her project: A Rooftop Life Saver.  Way to go scientists!

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John Yeates Orchestra recently performed at the North Suffolk Library.  We are happy to have such a talented group representing our school.

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JYMS Sixth grade Strings is gearing up for annual Winter Orchestra Concert to be held at Nansemond River HS Tuesday, December 8th at 7:00 pm.


Some of our 6th Grade students got a dose of STEM, by creating a Lunar “Egg-stronaut” Drop.

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JYMS is full of a bunch of characters!  On October 30th, students and teachers took the form of a favorite character for this festive Friday.

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Two Lieutenants specializing in Entomology from the Norfolk
Naval Base captured the attention and curiosity of our kids and proved
that science education is much more than just engineering and

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6th grade Science students reviewed the properties of water and what
happens to our “clean” water when we are not careful with the disposal
of waste and trash into our water lines.  They showed off their kinesthetic learning cues for water cohesion, adhesion, and surface tension.

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What’s for Dinner? Some of our students found out what our Owl Birds of Prey ate last night.  Our kids did an amazing job dissecting, observing and analyzing owl pellets today. We can’t wait to see what the future holds for our future medical students.

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Tourists swarmed JYMS for Tacky Tourist Day.  Teachers dressed up to support the United Way.

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September has been full of learning and discovery for our students!

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