Nov 17

SPS Specialty Programs Deadlines

Suffolk Public Schools’
Specialty Programs
Important Application Deadlines

Governor’s School for the Arts: Deadline —December 15, 2017
Application Information Link:

Suffolk Public Schools’ Specialty Programs
Common Application Link:

Project Lead the Way Engineering: Deadline— January 8, 2018
Application Information Link:

Project Lead the Way Biomedical Science: Deadline—January 8, 2018
Application Information Link:

International Baccalaureate: Deadline—January 8, 2018
Application Information Link:

For more information please see your school counselor or



Nov 16

Fall Book Fair Is Here!!

The Scholastic Book Fair is here! There are lots of great, NEW books for everyone! Take off on an adventure, make new friends, laugh your head off! Visit the Book Fair in the Library Conference Room from November 16th – November 29th!  We will also be open during Parent Teacher Conferences on Friday, November 17th, until 4:15 pm.

Don’t have time to stop  in?  You can also shop online!  Click here to access our online shopping site and get your new treasures sent directly to school after November 25th.  Online shopping is open from Nov. 16 – Nov. 24 only!

So don’t miss out on stocking up on the new Wimpy Kid or getting some early holiday shopping done!  We will see you soon!

Nov 13

Make-Up Picture Day

Make-up picture day for JYMS is scheduled for:

Thursday, December 7, 2017.

This is the last chance to have your picture taken for the yearbook if you did not have it taken yet this school year.

Re-take pictures are only for people who have purchased pictures and want to re-take it.  The unwanted pictures must be turned in to the photographer on that day.

If you want to order pictures for the first time you can do so by turning in a completed order form to the photographer or the receipt from purchasing them online.

Click here to order pictures online.

Our Picture Day ID # VA147146Q1

Forms will also be handed out to interested students a week prior to picture day.

Nov 13

Parent-Teacher Conferences this Friday, November 17

ParentTeacher Conference will be held this Friday, November 17, 2017, from 12:15pm – 4:15pm.  Students will be released at 11:25 and lunch will be served for students.

Nov 02

2-Minute Drill 11/2/17

Technology, Rezoning and you!  Check out this week’s Superintendent 2-Minute Drill.

Oct 31

Community Service can start in middle school!

The community service handbook has been revised to allow middle school students to earn hours towards graduation.
Students may now begin earning Community Service  Requirement (CSR) hours the summer after successfully completing Grade 5.  You can contact the Guidance Office for any further information.



Community Service activities are non-curricular based opportunities that engage students in authentic and meaningful service to their communities.


Oct 30

Chargers kept on rolling through a Power Outage

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John Yeates lost power today for a about two hours.

Lunches were still provided to students during that time.

The power came back on around 11:10 a.m. and the schedule resumed as normal.

Oct 26

Israel’s Wings

Starting Friday October 27, for a $1 dollar donation, you can purchase a bird to write a personalized message of remembrance for Israel Parker. All proceeds will be donated to his family for celebration of life expenses. We will also be selling “Israel’s Wings” at the Halloween Dance on Friday, October 27.
Please see the flyer below for all details and further information on how anyone can help.

Israel's Wings

Oct 26

Order Your PTSA Spirit Wear Today!

 Click on the form below to print out your order form so you too can rock Maroon Monday’s with your own PTSA sponsored Charger Spirit Wear! 

  • All proceeds go to our JYMS PTSA

  • Please note that orders could take anywhere from 2-4 weeks to order, process, make and deliver depending on how many orders are submitted. 

  • All checks should be made payable to “JYMS PTSA”

  • Return all  orders to Jessica Gonzales, Bookkeeper (Front Office)Spirit Wear Order Form

Oct 26

PTSA Armchair Fundraiser

Fundraiser PicThis year the JYMS PTSA is having another “Armchair Donation” fundraiser so that you, your friends and family can support your child’s school with ease right from your own chair at home!

Forms and all money should be turned in by Monday, November 20, 2017 so that we can ensure you get your Tax Donation Letter before the end of the calendar year. Please make all checks payable to JYMS PTSA.

Please click on the flyer below for all details and/or to print the form.

PTSA Armchair Fundraiser Pic