Sep 17

Take the 2015 PSAT

The PSAT’s are fast approaching.  They will take place in the JYMS library Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 7:45.  The cost is $10.00 (cash or check written to JYMS).  For any additional information please contact the Guidance Department.

For more information regarding the PSAT, click here.

Sep 15

Basketball Tryouts

7th and 8th grade Boys and Girls Basketball tryouts will be September 21-25, 2015.  You must have a Physical Form on file by the start of tryouts.

Basketball CourtSpecific Tryout dates are as follows:

 

Monday, September 21st:  8th grade boys tryout

Tuesday, September 22nd:  7th grade boys tryout

Wednesday, September 23rd:  8th Grade girls tryout

Thursday, September 24th:  7th grade girls tryout

 

Friday will be the first practice for all teams.

Aug 11

Important Upcoming Dates!

blank calendarImportant Upcoming Dates

  • August 26th – 6th Grade Picnic  –  5 pm to 7 pm
  • August 27th – 7th & 8th Grade schedules will be mailed home
  • September 3rd – Open House (All Grades) – 4 pm to 7 pm
  • September 8th – First Day of School

 

Click here to see more details about some events. 

 

May 15

John Yeates Middle School and Sponsor Take Top Awards

Congratulations go out to the John Yeates Middle School CHROME Club and their Sponsor Louis Garland at the 30th Anniversary STARS Award Celebration held at the Military Aviation Museum, Friday, May 8, 2015.  John Yeates Middle School was selected to receive “The Outstanding Middle School in Hampton Roads” award for exceeding in all criteria areas. Student projects and experiments have been viewed by many teachers, students, and the community over this past year at Old Dominion University, Norfolk State University, John Yeates Middle School, and on the web.

Suffolk Public Schools also received the top award for “Outstanding CHROME Club Sponsor” for the work that Louis Garland of John Yeates Middle School contributes yearly.  This award honors a club sponsor who exhibits exceptional service and dedication, along with a demonstrating commitment to CHROME activities on both the club and regional levels, and providing mentor-ship for young people.out to the John Yeates Middle School CHROME Club and their Sponsor Louis Garland at the 30th Anniversary STARS Award Celebration held at the Military Aviation Museum, Friday, May 8, 2015.

John Yeates Middle School was selected to receive “The Outstanding Middle School in Hampton Roads” award for exceeding in all criteria areas. Student projects and experiments have been viewed by many teachers, students, and the community over this past year at Old Dominion University, Norfolk State University, John Yeates Middle School, and on the web.  Suffolk Public Schools also received the top award for “Outstanding CHROME Club Sponsor” for the work that Louis Garland of John Yeates Middle School contributes yearly.  This award honors a club sponsor who exhibits exceptional service and dedication, along with a demonstrating commitment to CHROME activities on both the club and regional levels, and providing mentor-ship for young people.

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Jan 14

Hundreds of E-books now available!

e-books jpgYour JYMS Media Center now has over 800 ebooks available for our students!

Users may access our ebooks anywhere there is an Internet connection: in school, at home, in the doctor’s office!

To access the ebooks, users must log into Destiny, click on the catalog tab, and then click on Follett Shelf (on the left side of the screen).  Tablet  users may download the free Destiny app for android or Apple.

If you have any questions, please call, email or stop by the media center!

Oct 22

Bus Driver & Bus Aide Appreciation Week

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All of the students and staff here at JYMS would like to give a great big thank you to all of our wonderful bus drivers!  We truly appreciate the hard work and dedication that goes into shuttling our students from school and home.

The week of Oct. 20-24 is National School Bus Safety Week, and SPS has set aside Wednesday, Oct 22nd as Bus Driver & Bus Aide Appreciation Day.

Oct 10

Principal’s Men’s Breakfast

Men's Breakfast LogoWe cordially invite ALL Fathers, Stepfathers, Uncles, Grandfathers, and guardians to
please join Mr. O’Leary for the annual Principal’s Men’s Breakfast on Tuesday, October 21st, from 7:30-8:30 am, which will be held in the Library Conference Room.

Click here to view our flyer.

Come on out to show support for your students.

Together we make our community stronger!

Feb 25

This month’s Middle Years Newsletter!

readClick here to read the Middle Years Newsletter for March and April of 2014. With great tips on studying, strategies to start writing, letters from parents and students with questions on testing and family relationship issues, these are articles every student and parent should read!

Oct 07

Local weatherman takes JYMS by storm

Weatherman Visit Picture

 

JYMS was visited on Friday, October 4th by local weather man Myles Henderson.   

Science students were able to listen to him discuss his daily routines and learn about the different ways he researches weather.

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