The basketball game scheduled at Woodall for today has been moved to next Tuesday (1/26).
Memories fade, but yearbooks don't. Buy a yearbook to keep those experiences alive! Two ways to purchase: Visit yearbookforever.com select our school and pay by credit or debit card, or PayPal Complete an order form and bring it to Mrs. Gray's room or send to front office. Personalization must be done before January 29th. Yearbooks can be ordered until March 12, 2021 for $25 Order form link: https://5il.co/oka4
Attention: Kindergarten and First grade after school tutoring is canceled for Wednesday, January 13th. Unless we are notified, your child will follow their regular after school routine. Second and Third grade WILL have tutoring. If your child will not be attending, please let us know so that transportation changes can be made.
JT Band Parents: Now that the 6th grade band has returned from quarantine, all JT band performances have been posted at Flipgrid.com/JTband. Please excuse any audio limitations we may have experienced. Thank you!
JT School: 5/6th boys basketball parents, we ask that you drop your athlete off in front of the gym and not around the bus loop. Thank you.
JT Family: We want to definitely help our local food bank. With that said, we are extending our Canned Food Drive to Wednesday at noon. If you intended to participate and not yet sent food, there is still time. Thanks.
Tomorrow’s Basketball game against Allen Bowden is canceled. Monday (11th) against Foyil will be a home game. Start time at 5:00. Thursday (14th) is now against Claremore Christian and will be a home game. Start time at 5:00.
As we continue to navigate through this pandemic, we remind you to please keep your child at home and contact your principal immediately if they have any of the following within the last week: 1. Have been in direct contact with a Covid case 2. Had a positive test within 10 days 3. Are waiting on the results of a COVID test or 4. Are showing any symptoms (Temperature 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken New uncontrolled cough Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain, new onset of severe headache, especially with a fever). Working as partners, we can continue to have school in person if we persist with precautions. Please use the daily screening form. This should be done before your student boards the bus or enters the school building. Students should come prepared with a mask daily, this includes riding the bus to school. Students need to continue to wash hands frequently and watch their social distancing. Please know we are trying to do everything we can in our mitigation efforts here at school in order to keep our students and staff safe. With your cooperation and continued support, we can keep us in-person as long as possible. Daily Screening form: https://5il.co/kf83
Virtual PTO Meeting tonight, January 5th @ 6PM! Join Zoom Meeting https://us04web.zoom.us/j/77634949459?pwd=ajJocEtVVDluejd0VXNZdlFSVm13Zz09 Meeting ID: 776 3494 9459 Passcode: YQmm6S
Kindergarten and First grade tutoring is cancelled for this week and next week. Sorry for any inconvenience!
Just a reminder that the USDA has extended the free lunch program for all students through the entire school year.
JT Family: Our local food pantries are low. We are extending our canned food drive through next Monday at noon. The homeroom with the most canned food will earn a pizza party.
We hope all our families have enjoyed their winter break, but it is time to get back to school! Tomorrow, January 4th, all classes will resume! Remember, our COVID procedures are still in place: Wear a mask, watch our social distancing, and wash hands frequently. We look forward to seeing the smiles of our students! Welcome Back Wildcats!
Pick up for the angel tree is at the North Campus in the WPA (Brown Rock Building) Call this number when you arrive (918) 805-0339 when you are in parking lot. Pick up tonight till 5:30. Tomorrow 8 -Noon
Reminder: Angel Tree Pick up is today from 3:30-5:30 pm and tomorrow from 8:00-noon.
PTO Gift Card Raffle: Thank you to all the parents, students and teachers who participated in our gift card raffle! A special thank you to the staff and teachers who helped us make extra copies and send them home! We raised almost $1800 for the PTO fund. This money is used to help teachers purchase items and supplies for their classroom and students. Congratulations to Dawn Goetz (wreath 1) and Ashley Chapman (wreath 2). The student who sold the most tickets (172) and won the $50 gift card to Studio B and a pizza party for their class, is Lexi Victory!! Thank you again, you all make our school such a special place!! Special thank you to all our vendors who donated!! The District On Main Rhapsody Salon and Day Spa Dot’s Cafe Willow Salon Dorothy's Flowers Tranquility Spa Skintourage Esthetics Vintage Charm Bills Barber Shop Nabatak Outdoors Spectrum Paint The Haberdashery Tap On The Tracks Walke Meat Company Clever Fox Coffee Grace and Lace
Bus #11 is running behind schedule.
Attention: Kindergarten and First grade after school tutoring is canceled for today. Unless we are notified, your child will follow their regular after school routine.
Parents and students: JT PTO Raffle Tickets are due back TOMORROW Wednesday 12/16. Please send all tickets and money back with your student first thing in the morning. If you are virtual please return to either the North or South office. Drawing will be held on Thursday 12/17. Thank you so very much for all your help in this fundraiser!!
JT Family: Friday is scheduled to be a distance learning day. The blue on our calendar is accidently shaded a little bit different that the other Fridays. I apologize for any confusion.
Bus 11 is stuck at the bottom of a hill it cannot get up. If your child has not been picked up, you can either bring them to school today or call the school to have them picked up. If they need to be picked up, it will likely be after the start of the school day. Thank you for your understanding.
Due to impending weather conditions, updated gathering restrictions, and the large number of quarantined students, the JT Christmas concert scheduled for tomorrow night has been cancelled. We will make every effort to record our Christmas songs after the majority of students return, and have the opportunity to participate, and will post them on social media for everyone to enjoy! Thank you for your understanding and patience as we all work with every obstacle that comes our way during this time. We are striving to create the best possible experience for every child and want to do our best to not exclude any of our wonderful talent! So thankful to have the most wonderful JT students, parents, and spirit, around!! Stay healthy and happy! Merry Christmas! ~Ms. Huckeby
JT Parents and Families: After driving some of our route roads, the conditions currently are not good enough to run our bus routes. With the anticipation that the temperature is going to be below freezing when the sun goes down, we have decided to make tomorrow a distance learning day. Teachers will be reaching out to parents or pushing out work to the older students. Although we are having a distance learning day so we do not have to make it up later, we encourage students to also take time to enjoy the snow. Unfortunately, we will not be offering grab and go meals tomorrow. Be safe, and we will see you on Tuesday.
Just a reminder that we are still providing grab and go meals on Fridays at our north campus. You have until 9:00am to put in an order for today. You can put in an order at the following link: https://forms.gle/XJfEKeA2QisWqxH26 The lunch form link is also located on our web page. It will be in the pop up banner that appears as soon as the web page loads.
Reminder: All Angel Tree Gifts are due back on Tuesday, Dec 15th. Gifts should be unwrapped. Recipients of the Angel tree: Pick up of gifts will be Thursday, December 17th 3:30-5:30, Friday, December 18 8:00-12:00. Any questions, please contact Dana Clifton. We will also be having a quick canned food drive to benefit Good Samaritan. Please bring cans in Monday-Wednesday. Cans will be counted on Thursday morning. The class with the most donated cans will receive a pizza party after the break.
JT Band Parents: The JT Christmas concert will be held Tuesday, Dec. 15th, at the north campus Garroutte Gymnasium. In an effort to be able to safely have our concert, attendance will be limited to immediate family (parents and siblings). The concert will be split into two separate sessions. The 5th and 6th grade concert will be held at 7:00 p.m. 5th and 6th students need to report to the north band room by 6:30 p.m. The gymnasium WILL BE CLEARED immediately after the performance. 7th and 8th grade students and parents will be able to enter the building at 7:30 p.m. The 7th and 8th grade concert will begin at 7:45 p.m. Parents, feel free to FaceTime, stream, or record the performance for family members who are unable to attend. Families must sit together and social distancing must be practiced. MASKS ARE MANDATORY FOR THE ENTIRE PERFORMANCE. We appreciate your cooperation, as we are doing everything possible to continue providing opportunities and memories for our students during this time.
Virtual PTO Meeting tonight 6pm https://us04web.zoom.us/j/9024655848?pwd=SHBhU2tVYWFBbkVhRzJ2alhxUERQdz09 Meeting ID: 902 465 5848 Passcode: 0QSXdj
Congratulations JT 6th, 7th and 8th band for winning a $100 cash prize for the Best Christmas Spirit award at the Claremore Christmas Drive-Thru parade last Saturday night!
Reminder information on Drive-Thru Tonight: 6th, 7th and 8th Band parents: UPDATED INFORMATION ON SATURDAY’S CLAREMORE DRIVE-THRU PARADE: The JT band will be playing from 5:30-7:00 p.m., this Saturday. We will be finished BEFORE the parade is over. Parents will need to enter the RSU campus, from the entrance off of Blue Starr (Colonel Horne Dr.) to check in for the parade. We will be given our assigned spot when we arrive. We have been informed that parents are able to park in a lot by the dining hall, near the entrance. When we are finished playing AT 7:00 P.M., we will walk back to the lot, to be picked up by parents. There are a few parents putting together hot chocolate and snacks for our kids. If you would like to help, please contact Ms. Huckeby. PLEASE check out your child in person with Ms. Huckeby, before you leave. **6th grade are not REQUIRED to attend. It is an optional experience for them, but we hope to see you there!
The CDC has come out with a new quarantine protocol. Please see the following link for guidelines. https://5il.co/nlhk
For those attending tonight's basketball games, we ask that you review and follow the guidelines at the following link: https://5il.co/njx3
For those attending tonight's basketball games, we ask that you review and follow the guidelines at the following link: https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:c73e05d1-317a-4604-a2bd-715e24bf4aab
JT School: JT Family: Unfortunately we have had two positive cases in our 5th grade. Because of the large percentage that would have been quarantined due to contact tracing and because our older grades switch classes more often, we have made the decision to quarantine our entire 5th grade class through at least this week. We greatly appreciate the understanding and efforts of our 5th grade parents. The CDC has recommended some revised quarantine guidelines, and we are in the process of working with our local Health Department officials to get the appropriate guidance.
6th, 7th and 8th Band parents: UPDATED INFORMATION ON SATURDAY’S CLAREMORE DRIVE-THRU PARADE: The JT band will be playing from 5:30-7:00 p.m., this Saturday. We will be finished BEFORE the parade is over. Parents will need to enter the RSU campus, from the entrance off of Blue Starr (Colonel Horne Dr.) to check in for the parade. We will be given our assigned spot when we arrive. We have been informed that parents are able to park in a lot by the dining hall, near the entrance. When we are finished playing AT 7:00 P.M., we will walk back to the lot, to be picked up by parents. There are a few parents putting together hot chocolate and snacks for our kids. If you would like to help, please contact Ms. Huckeby. PLEASE check out your child in person with Ms. Huckeby, before you leave. **6th grade are not REQUIRED to attend. It is an optional experience for them, but we hope to see you there!
🚨 UPDATE 🚨 Schedule change tomorrow. No 5/6th boys game. 5/6th Girls at 4:30. 7/8th Boys at 5:15. 7/8th Girls at 6:00. Times are approximately. Go Wildcats! 🐾🐯🏀
Our monthly PTO meeting has been postponed til next Tuesday, December the 8th. Let us know if you have anything you want to discuss. Have a nice week!
Our monthly PTO meeting has been postponed til next Tuesday, Dec. 8th. Let us know if you have anything you want to discuss. Have a nice week!
We our once again hosting our Justus-Tiawah Angel Tree. If your family is in need of assistance, please fill out the form and send back to the school no later than tomorrow, Dec. 1st. If your family would like to adopt an angel, please contact Mrs. Clifton. We are asking that all gifts are returned unwrapped to the school no later than Tuesday, December 15th. The office will contact participating families for pick up of gifts starting Wednesday, December 16th and Thursday, December 17th. Times will be arranged to allow social distancing. Click the link to access the letter and forms. If you have any questions, contact Dana Clifton, 918-341-3626 https://5il.co/nf7n
Unfortunately the link to the fall catalog closed sooner than we thought it would. If you were unable to order online, here is a pdf with pictures and order form. All orders are due tomorrow, November 30. Thank You for supporting JT PTO https://5il.co/ne1v
JT Family: Hope everyone had a safe and fun Thanksgiving Break! We are returning in person tomorrow, November 30th. However, due to the recent spike in cases in our community, masks (preferably not gators and no visors without a mask) are going to be mandatory throughout the school day. Masked can be taken off when students are seated and eating. Reminder also that students should board the bus with a mask on and keep it on for the duration. Food is not allowed on the bus. Please have these conversations with students. Please know we are going to continue to do everything we can in our mitigation efforts here at school in order to keep students and staff safe and us in-person as long as possible. As always, thank you for your understanding and we’ll see you tomorrow!
Reminder: PTO Fall Catalog is waiting online for your orders. Get with your family and friends that may want to wear some Justus Tiawah gear. It is an online store this year. You can send orders In to the school if you don’t want to order online. Orders are due by November 30. Here is the link: https://wildcatpride2020.itemorder.com/ If you have any questions please contact Pam Chandler 919-232-6581 Thank you for supporting JT PTO.
If you have not picked up your ButterBraid orders, please do so by 5:30 tonight. Pick up in the North Campus Cafeteria.
Reminder: ButterBraid orders will be ready for pick up TODAY at the North Campus cafeteria 1:00-5:30 PM
ButterBraids will be in and ready for pick up on Friday, Nov 20th. Please pick your orders up at the North Campus Cafeteria between 1:00-5:30 PM
JT Family: Please see the attached announcement Move to Distance Learning from Mr. Crum. Wednesday, Thursday and Virtual Friday will be in a distance learning format. Unfortunately, athletic events for this evening are canceled as well. These decisions are not made lightly and we appreciate your understanding. https://5il.co/n5g7
6th, 7th and 8th grade parents who were unable to pick up a device on Friday, make sure to send a $25 check and the “Device Loan Agreement” signed by student and parent to school next week with your student and they will be able to pick up their device. If you already have a device for your student, they are not required to take a school Chrome Book (Device Loan Agreement can be found on our website in pop up banner and under documents)
6th, 7th and 8th grade parents: Chrome books are ready to be checked out. We will be at the David Garroutte gym from 9:00-3:30 tomorrow Friday November 13th for checkout. Please bring $25 cash or check for the user fee.
If you were unable to turn your ButterBraid order forms and money in today, please turn in tomorrow, Tuesday, November 10. Again, thank you for helping the library!
ButterBraid orders and money need to be returned tomorrow. Thank you in advance for helping the library with their fundraiser!
Due to Election Day we will postpone the PTO meeting to next Tuesday, November 10th at 6pm. We will be doing in person (at the North campus)and zoom. Have a great week!
Reminder: Picture Day tomorrow at both campuses!
Reminder: All entries for the Virtual Veterans Day Program must be submitted TODAY! If you are having any problems submitting your entry, please email Jennifer Admire at email@example.com! We look forward to seeing how our Wildcat family honors our veterans!
Individual school pictures will be on Tuesday, Nov 3. Lower elementary and JH order forms are coming home today. South campus order forms went home last week. Please return payment and order form by Tuesday, Nov 3rd. All virtual students in any grade will need to come sometime in the morning on Nov 3 to get their picture taken as well. Purchasing pictures is not mandatory. However, this is how your child's picture will get in the yearbook.
Parents: We will be running shuttle buses from and to the south campus tomorrow for those who drop off and pick up there.
Just a reminder that tomorrow Oct 27th and Thursday October 29th are Parent-Teacher Conferences for the ELEMENTARY Building. If you have not called to schedule an appointment, please do so as soon as possible. 918-341-3626
Just a reminder that our Veterans Day Program will be virtual this year. We would like to have students and families submit patriotic performances of song, dance, poetry, etc. Or tell about your favorite veteran. If you and/or your family would like to participate please click the following link for instructions on how to submit your video. All entries should be submitted by Friday, October 30. https://5il.co/mbs4
Parents: Bus 11 is running late due to a stopped train. Sorry for any inconvenience!
Good News Club Members: Parents, Students that received a flyer for the Good News Club Fall Festival tomorrow will need to turn in their permission slips to the office or call the office in the morning. We look forward to seeing your kids! Contact Beth Deckard for any questions @ 918-698-1268
Blue and Gold is being delivered tomorrow, Tuesday. Parents can pick up orders in the lobby of the Garroutte gymnasium from 3:30_6:00 pm.
Girl Scout Troop 7166 is having a canned food drive for the month of October. There will be a collection box placed outside the North Campus front doors for nonperishable food. They will be donating the food that is collected to one of the food pantries in Claremore.
There’s still time to support our school and bring new books home to kids. Shop our Online Book Fair to spread the joy of reading. https://www.scholastic.com/bf/justustiawahschool
We still have last years yearbooks for sale. We will be selling them for $20!!!! There is a limited amount and will be first come first serve. Contact your child’s office or Mrs Gray!
7th/8th Grade Football Game has been cancelled for this evening due to COVID related issues with the team we were going to be playing.
Our school’s Book Fair has gone online! Discover new books sure to keep kids reading. Every purchase supports our school. Shop now! https://www.scholastic.com/bf/justustiawahschool
Come root for our football teams at Claremore High School beginning at 5pm this evening! Please respect Claremore's COVID requirements. All fan are expected to wear a mask in the complex and in the stands. Please social distance by families. They are generous to allow us to use their facility, so please help by respecting their requirements.
Our 4th-8th grades will have parent/teacher conferences on October 1st and October 8th from 4:30pm-7:30pm. These can take place in-person or virtually. Temperatures will be taken at the door, masks will be required, and social distancing will be practiced for those parents who choose in person conferences. Parents can schedule in person conferences by calling your child’s respective office. If you desire to have a virtual conference please contact your child’s teacher and they will schedule the virtual conference at a time that is convenient for everyone. Elementary (PK-3) conferences will take place October 27th and October 29th.
We found out that we had a student at our junior high test positive for COVID. Parents of students affected have been notified, and the students will be quarantined. There is strong evidence that the student contracted it from someone outside of school. Again, I appreciate the understanding of all parents involved. We continue to work with the state health department and take the required actions. Our grab and go meals are available to any families who are quarantined. We ask that parents reserve meals for the following day at the following link https://forms.gle/XJfEKeA2QisWqxH26 Meals ordered must be picked up outside the North Campus Cafeteria from 10:00am-10:15am, Monday-Thursdays and 10:00am-11:00am on Fridays or any school-wide distance learning days. Meals will consist of both a breakfast and a lunch. These meals are free until further notice.
Parents, please make sure your child boards the bus or arrives at school with a mask. Because of the close space, masks are required to be worn at all times on the bus.
It’s not too late to complete the 2020 census because reporting has been extended through September 30. We need every person in [City] to be counted because the Census helps determine how many representatives we will have in government AND how much funding we will receive for important services, like education, social services, highways and healthcare. Please make sure our community is counted! If you have not already, complete the US Census at 2020census.gov today!
Due to poor field conditions the away FOOTBALL game at Tenkiller has been cancelled. A make-up date has not been determined. The home SOFTBALL game scheduled for this evening has been cancelled for the same reason. That game has been rescheduled for this Thursday.
With the cooler temperatures predicted for tomorrow, please put your child's name inside his/her jacket so that the lost and found isn't overflowing. We will return them to the rightful owner if there is a name inside.
You’re invited to Girl Scouts in the Park! Parents and girls are invited to join us at Claremore Lake Park in the picnic table area, participate in a fun activity with us and learn about Girl Scouts! We look forward to seeing you there! September 17, 6-7 PM Have questions: 918-749-2551 or gseok.org To register go to gseok.org/claremore
JT Family: We found out this morning that we had a student at our south campus test positive for COVID. Parents in that child’s class have been notified and we have quarantined another class. I again appreciate the understanding of all parents involved. I also am impressed at how well the students handled it. As these situations arise, we will continue to work with the state health department and take the required actions. Our grab and go meals are available to any families who are quarantined. We ask that parents reserve meals for the following day at the following link https://forms.gle/XJfEKeA2QisWqxH26 Meals ordered must be picked up outside the North Campus Cafeteria from 10:00am-10:15am, Monday-Thursdays and 10:00am-11:00am on Fridays or any school-wide distance learning days. Meals will consist of both a breakfast and a lunch. These meals are free until further notice.
JT Families: We have had one of our students at the elementary identify as positive for COVID. Every indication is that the student contracted this from outside of the school. Parents in that child's classroom have been notified and we have followed our procedures in this situation and have quarantined the class. It has not been fun keeping individual classes separated but it is situations like this that reaffirm we are doing the right thing. These are difficult times for everyone and we will get through this. I am proud of our students for following the protocols we have in place. Thank you parents for reinforcing it on your end, and thank you to the parents of the affected class for being so understanding. That's how Wildcats roll!
The lunch form link is also located on our web page. It will be in the pop up banner that appears as soon as the web page loads.
Good evening parents, students, and families; Friday is our first distance learning day. Although we have not gotten our devices we have ordered, the decision has been made to still practice this should the unspeakable happen. COVID doesn't care if we have devices. For those who have devices the expectation is that you log-in and complete work in each of your courses Friday, Saturday, and/or Sunday to be counted for this day. For students who do not have devices, teachers are sending paper assignments, and student will receive attendance credit when they are returned completed on Monday.
JT School: Great News JT Families! The USDA is making breakfast and lunch free to all children through December 31, 2020, but is subject to end earlier due to available USDA funds. Breakfast and lunch will be available free every day to all students effective tomorrow. Because at the beginning of COVID we did not qualify for the program, we partnered with Claremore through the summer. We have now applied and been approved for this due to certain waivers. We do encourage families who have not yet completed the 2020-2021 free and reduced lunch application to complete it should this program end. If you need another copy, please contact the school.
Great News JT Families! The USDA is making breakfast and lunch free to all children through December 31, 2020, but is subject to end earlier due to available USDA funds. Breakfast and lunch will be available free every day to all students effective tomorrow. Because at the beginning of COVID we did not qualify for the program, we partnered with Claremore through the summer. We have now applied and been approved for this due to certain waivers. We do encourage families who have not yet completed the 2020-2021 free and reduced lunch application to complete it should this program end. If you need another copy, please contact the school.
JT PTO $10 school spiritwear is available now at online store until September 20. Please direct any questions to me 918-232-6581 Pam Chandler. https://justustiawah2020.itemorder.com/
Good Afternoon Parents and Families: This is just a reminder that for our in-person students, we are at school in-person tomorrow, and Monday we will not be at school for Labor Day. Distance Learning days will begin next Friday, September 11th. Thank you and have a good evening.
Good Luck to our softball and football teams this evening! Football parents, please see the following note from Oaks-Mission School: Justus-Tiawah fans who plan on attending the JH football game at Oaks-Mission School tonight, please be advised of the following: •Facial coverings are required until you get seated. You must wear them to the concession as well. •Please use social distancing at all times Also, we will have a visitor entrance gate located by the convenience store. Admission is $5.00 adults and students. The concession stand will be open before and after the game. Have a safe trip, see you tonight. This is a message from Oaks-MissionSchool Administration
Bus 23 running late. Will have kids dropped off shortly. Thank you for your patiences
We started handing out last year’s yearbooks on the first day of school for those students that ordered and paid for them already. If you contacted Mrs Gray or the school after we were out of school, your students will be in their childs office ready to be paid for and picked up at the front desk. If your student was in 3rd grade last year it will be in the south campus office and if they were in 6th grade last year theirs will be in the jh office for payment and pick up. Also we have yearbooks still available if anyone would like to buy one after the first day of school. They will be available in each office at each building. They are $25.00 and can pay with cash or check. For the 8th graders that graduated last year, if you have paid for a yearbook, you may pick them up in Mr Crum’s office. If anyone that wants to buy one, you can purchase one in the office.
PTO Zoom meeting tomorrow at 6pm If anyone has questions please contact Pam Chandler 918-232-6581
If your student is a fully virtual student and you would like to order a lunch, please fill out the following form. All orders must be placed by 9:00 AM. Meals may be picked up between 10-10:15 at the North Campus on Non-Virtual days (Mon-Thurs) Pick up time on Virtual Fridays will be from 10-11:00. You will receive a lunch and breakfast for the following day. Students accounts will be charged for this service, $1.40 for breakfast and $2.75 for lunch. If student qualifies for free or reduced lunches you will either be free or pay a reduced price of $0.30 for breakfast and $0.40 for lunch. When we start Virtual Fridays, Traditional students may also participate in the lunch program. Just fill out the form by 9:00 AM. If you have any questions about this service, please contact Heather Casey (click her name for link) at her email. Lunch Form
ATTENTION: Parents Bus 14 is on its way!!!
The number to the school was incorrect in the first message. If you do not have a QR code, call the office at 918-341-3626. We will need to email these to you before this afternoon
Parents- if you are picking up students at the north campus, you must have a QR code to be scanned before picking up your child. If u do not have one, call the office 918-341-2626 so we can email it to you before this afternoon.
Lots of things happening on Monday, August 24 Elementary Drive Through Meet the Teacher and Supply Drop Off 5:00-6:30 Elementary staff will be set up in the north parking lot so that you can meet your new teacher and drop off your supplies. Most supplies may be placed in a closed plastic bag (preferably a trash bag) with the name of the child written on the outside of the bag. JOM Supply Pick up 9:00-6:30 Native American students that qualify for JOM (student must have their own CDIB card) may pick up supplies at the PreK-side door of elementary school. Jr. High Supply drop off/schedule pick up 5-6:30. Drive by the awning to meet teachers, drop off supplies, and get schedule South Campus Supply drop off/schedule pick up 5-6:30. Drive through parking lot to meet teachers, drop off supplies, and get schedule Virtual Students Meeting Monday Night at 7 in the David Garroutte Gymnasium Please use social distancing practices and wear a mask.
There are free boxes of produce at the entrance of the Elementary building at the North campus. Please come by today and pick up a box. First come, first serve. Help yourself.
JT Families: You should have your child's homeroom teacher reach out to you either Thursday or Friday regarding our virtual open house on Monday. We have been wanting to get more site and grade specific information out to you but have had some troubles with our communication system. Hopefully, we will have that fixed soon. Preparation continues to be made for our first day next Wednesday, August 26th.
7th/8th Grade Families: If you have not already resubmitted your elective choices, please do so as soon a possible at the link that pertains to how you are starting school. For those starting virtually at home, your elective choice can be completed at https://forms.gle/WT285sdXjtu1KzBA9 For those starting school in-person/at-school, your elective choices can be completed at https://forms.gle/UUwEQtMkadzyFuV57 Thank you to those who have already submitted. It helps us to make the most accurate schedule possible.
7th/8th Grade Families: Because we have more elective options and some students are starting virtually, we are asking all 7th/8th grade students to resubmit their choices by Monday, August 17 at noon so we can begin making sections and creating schedules. You can view a video about this at https://www.loom.com/share/5c881df4899243fa950dac8fe8f3e203 For those starting virtually at home, your elective choice can be completed at https://forms.gle/WT285sdXjtu1KzBA9 For those starting school in-person/at-school, your elective choices can be completed at https://forms.gle/UUwEQtMkadzyFuV57 Thank you and have a good evening.
JT School: This announcement is to let you know that the decision has been made in consultation with our school board to delay the start date of school one week to August 26th. This decision has not been made lightly and, it is still the district's goal to start the 2020-2021 school year with in-person instruction for those who choose. This decision comes with goal we always have of protecting our students, staff, and community while also providing the best educational experience possible. The new calendar will be posted soon. Please view the announcement from Superintendent Ed Crum at https://www.loom.com/share/b83befde058a44109308836ee58ca9bd
This announcement is to let you know that the decision has been made in consultation with our school board to delay the start date of school one week to August 26th. This decision has not been made lightly and, it is still the district’s goal to start the 2020-2021 school year with in-person instruction for those who choose. This decision comes with goal we always have of protecting our students, staff, and community while also providing the best educational experience possible. The new calendar will be posted soon. Please view the announcement from Superintendent Ed Crum at https://www.loom.com/share/b83befde058a44109308836ee58ca9bd
School Supply Opportunity from Tiawah Community Baptist Church: Does your student need help with school supplies? We can help you. Tiawah Community Baptist Church 24405 S. 4180 Rd. (1 block south of the south campus) Free distribution of supplies from 6pm-8pm on Wednesday August 12th. Also, Saturday, August 15th from 10am to 2pm. If you need supplies and cannot attend one of these days, please call 918-430-6540 and appointment can be made. We have most of the items on supply list and some items on teacher's wish list.
Just a reminder that students entering kindergarden need to have all booster shots up-to-date, and those students entering 7th grade have to have a T-Dap shot before they can attend school. The Roger's County Health Department is having an Immunization Clinic on August 3rd from 3pm-7pm. You can call the health department at 918 341-3166 if you have questions.
Thank you to the many parents who have already indicated your child's back to school choice. If you have not yet, please complete by clicking this link by tomorrow. https://forms.gle/anbjmXsR8CqDMJfT9
Parents: Please fill our this short survey for each of your children by Tuesday, July 28 regarding your preference as to how you would like your child to start school this fall https://forms.gle/RuCjZWiNatsDQPBr5 . Thank you for helping us continue to plan and prepare for this school year.
Because Dr. Hardage, who normally provides our physicals on campus at the beginning of the year, is being restricted from doing so, athletes will need to complete a physical through their primary care physician,Urgent Care, or call Dr. Hardage’s office directly. Dr. Hardage is doing it at a discount rate. Athletes must have a physical before they are able to practice. You can access the physical pages at http://www.ossaa.net/docs/2016-17/MiscForms/MF_2016-17_PhysicalForm.pdf . The physical form is two pages in length. One page should be completed by a parent or guardian, and the second page completed by the doctor administering the physical. Should you have any questions, please contact Coach Fraley ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) or call the office.
If your child/children are going to play football this year, we are asking that you email Coach Fraley ( email@example.com ) and provide athlete(s) name and grade. There will be a short parent meeting on July 30th in the Garroutte Gymnasium. 7th/8th grade parent meeting will be at 6pm, and the 5th/6th grade parent meeting will be at 7pm. If you have athletes in both, you only need to attend one. In order to be safe and limit numbers in the building, we are asking that only one parent attend, wear a mask, and social distance in the stands. We are looking begin practice on Tuesday, August 4th.
If your child/children are going to play softball this year, we are asking that you email Coach Denney ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) and provide athlete(s) name and grade. There will be parent meeting at the first practice August 3rd at 6:30pm at the softball field at the south campus. Practices the first week will be from 6:30pm-8:30pm. Athletes cannot begin participating in practice until they have a physical.
Good Evening JT Families: View the following video with regard to our school calendar and beginning of year plan https://www.loom.com/share/c1f0af6eab0842ba9ea9bafb22ab0e14 . The calendar and plan will also be posted to our social media shortly. Have a good evening.
JT Families: Please take some time by next Wednesday, July 8 to complete the following survey. It will help us better plan for the upcoming school year. You can access the survey by going to https://forms.gle/vFxFNJt3Jn8aNC767 Have a great 4th of July!
JT Parents: We are in the process of finalizing things for this fiscal year. Please try and have any unpaid lunches, library, and aftercare charges by Friday, June 26th. Any positive balances will roll over to next year. Thank you for your help with this.
JT School: Tonight's graduation will be livestreamed on the Justus-Tiawah School Facebook page. Door open at 5:40 for families to enter. Looking forward to honoring our graduates.
Good Evening 8th Grade Families! We are looking forward to our 8th Grade Graduation tomorrow evening at 6pm at First Baptist Church in Claremore. Doors at the north and south entrances of the sanctuarty will open at 5:40pm. Please keep in mind we are social distancing and there will be assigned seating for families, so please be patient when you arrive. We will be live streaming the graduation on our Justus-Tiawah Facebook page. Graduates will enter with their family and go up to the choir room to await instruction as to how they will be entering the graduation. Typically, we have practiced this several time, so please be flexible. There will be an informal reception at Gazebo park following the graduation. Mrs. Huckeby will be taking pictures as well. We are all looking forward to honoring your 8th grade graduates tomorrow evening.
8th Grade Students and Parents: We have planned an in person 8th Grade Graduation! Please click on the link (or copy and paste) for information and how you can help us prepare whether you intend to attend or not. Your prompt response is greatly appreciated. https://forms.gle/jg93B74Qi2Lb5Ury5
Parents: Just a reminder that all returning students need to return enrollment papers. Enrollment packets can be turned into the blue box in the corner of the North Campus parking lot. If your child is a returning student and needs an enrollment packet, please call the office to make arrangements for pickup. You can also print off enrollment papers from the website: www.justustiawah.com look for documents then enrollment packets 20-21. The next new student enrollment will be July 21-22 at the North Campus. If your child will be a new student at Justus-Tiawah, we ask that you wait until this time to fill out paperwork and enroll your child.
It is an honor and a privilege to recognize our outstanding Justus-Tiawah Wildcats through our first ever Virtual Awards Assemblies. They can be view at the following links: South Campus https://youtu.be/Mhb5jw3bRuM Junior High https://youtu.be/VYPRK4qRYvQ Thank you Mrs. Hayes for putting these together!
Parents: for report card pickup at the north campus, please enter through the north road. Jr. high parents will circle through the normal pickup loop to say goodbye and pick up your report card. Elementary parents will pick up your report cards through the loop in front of the elementary and then loop through the big parking lot to say goodbye to the elementary staff. You can drop off books and devices at the place you pick up your report card.
Tomorrow, May 21 from 3:00-5:00 we are having report card and award pick up at each campus location. Families may drop off devices, books, enrollment packets, pay outstanding bills, etc... Weather permitting the teachers and staff will be there tailgate style to say goodbye to our students as families drive through. Elementary staff will park around the perimeter of the north parking lot. Jr. high staff will park around the center of the parking lot to the east of the elementary building. South Campus staff will park around the parking lot. Looking forward to seeing you all!
Get started with Sora for 4th-8th graders at Justus-Tiawah School. With Sora, you can get free ebooks and audiobooks from your school until June 30, 2020. 1. Install the Sora app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store, or go to soraapp.com 2. In Sora, find your school by typing in the school code justustiawahok 3. Sign in with your school email and password. 4. Browse the Explore tab and borrow a book. Your book will open so you can start reading right away. 5. Close your book and go to your Shelf to see all your books. From there you can: Tap Open Book or Open Audiobook to read or listen to the book. Tap Options to renew or return the book, get to your notes and highlights, and more. If you have questions or need help, contact Jennifer Admire at email@example.com
JT Families: We will continue to serve Grab & Go meals throughout this week. They are trying to gather information about the continued need moving forward. Please take a moment to take a short survey https://forms.gle/LCkyk1NomQyXAGPD9 It may help us continue to be able to serve at the north campus location.
NEW STUDENT ENROLLMENT May 18th-20th 10-2pm May 21 4-6pm! Enrollment for any new student. Will be held in the David Garroutte Gymnasium. Please bring your child's original birth certificate, immunization records, proof of residency (utility bill or lease agreement), Tribal Citizenship Card, and custody documents, if applicable. We will also make a copy of your ID.
Can you please send this out?: JT BAND STUDENTS AND PARENTS: There will be a two hour window today (Tuesday, May 12th) to drop off school instruments and band music at the North campus band room, from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. This is also the window to pick up personal items from the lost and found in the North campus JH gym. If you have a school instrument, but are unable to drop off today, please send an email to Ms. Huckeby at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
JT School: Parents: This evening from 4pm-6pm, you may come to the North Campus Jr. High Gym to claim any lost and found. South Campus lost and found will be there as well. We will practice social distancing and limit the total at a time in the gym to ten.
Reminder: If you will be returning to JT in the fall, you must pick up and return a completed enrollment packet. If you have a current student and have not picked up a packet, please go to the North Campus between 8am-4pm, call when you arrive and someone will bring the paperwork out to you. If you need to return paperwork, please place them in the Blue Bin located in the Northeast corner of the parking lot. New student enrollment will be the week of May 18th-20th 10am-2pm May 21st 4-6pm in the lobby of the David Garroutte Gymnasium
Reminder: Talent show videos need to be submitted by the end of today. Send videos to Mrs at Admire’s email email@example.com
Message from Mrs Vanaman CHS counselor: 8th grade parents of students coming to Claremore next year- I just sent out an email with the link to the zoom meeting this evening at 6pm. (It’s the same link that was in the packet you picked up on Sunday). If you did not get an email, and would like the link emailed to you, please send me an email - firstname.lastname@example.org We will be going over information about the high school, as well as course requests for next year. Even if you have had older children come through the high school previously, I strongly encourage you and your student to join the meeting! Email me with any questions.
Reminder: Enrollment Packet pickup will be today 1-3 pm at the North Campus. This is for JT students who will be returning in the fall. All current students must re enroll. We need current paperwork on file each year. New student enrollment will be the week of May 18th. We will not be able to accept paperwork on new students today.
If you have an 8th grader who will be attending Claremore High School next year, I will be at the North Campus on Sunday from 1-3 during the enrollment packet pick up with CHS enrollment packets for your student. We will be having a Zoom meeting on Tuesday, 5/5 at 6pm to go over the enrollment information that Coach Key (freshmen principal) and I usually go over when we go to Justus to meet with your students. The meeting will include information on making course selections for schedules. Login information for the zoom meeting will be in the packet, or you can email me and I will send you a link. I will schedule another drive by later in the week to pick up your completed packets and course requests. If you have questions please feel free to comment on here, or email me at email@example.com
In the Northeast corner of the North Campus parking lot, is a blue collection box. It says Hope Harbor on it. Hope Harbor has generously offered us the use of the box so we can collect enrollment forms and library books (from both campuses). It is checked on a regular basis, so please don’t hesitate about putting your items in the box. We hope this clears up any confusion!
Dates to Remember: May 3rd-Enrollment Packet Pick Up North Campus 1-3PM May 6th-Last day to submit talent show videos May 8th-Last day of distance learning May 15th-Last day to turn in enrollment paperwork May18-20-New Student Enrollment 10am-2pm May 21- New Student Enrollment 4pm-6pm
We will be having a Virtual Talent Show!! For more information, click the link below: https://5il.co/fmoa
Mr. Crum has put a document together about questions that are frequently asked. The document addresses distance learning, grading and enrollment. It is saved under forms and documents/distance learning. Here is the link: https://5il.co/fmnk
Wireless access is now available at both campuses parking lot. No password needed. At the North campus, use the parking lot east of the elementary parking lot. South campus use the front parking lot. Access times 7 AM-10:00 PM
JT Family: We are having some problems with our morning routine video. Our word of the week is FLEXIBILITY! Flexibility is the ability to be easily modified. Our quote of the week is “You must always be able to predict what’s next and then have the flexibility to evolve.” Marc Benioff Have a great day Wildcats!
Message from Ed Crum:
The Gingerbread Cowboy can run from the rancher, he can dash past the javelinas, and he can giddyup right by the cattle grazing on the mesa. But what happens when he meets a coyote sleeping in the sun? Find out when you listen to The Gingerbread Cowboy by Janet Squires https://youtu.be/Ffaoe7NZmTo
Sorry this is late!!! Morning routine with Mr. G! https://www.loom.com/share/e9122235636049b4b6e28b5e2824d6b5
Have you ever been in a grumpy mood and not know why? Listen to to this story about a grumpy chimp named Jim. After listening, talk or draw a picture about a time when you were grumpy. https://youtu.be/wylzbbSL668
First link didn’t work. Please try this one https://www.loom.com/share/53aa69fd676c4317af7f19c3299dc341
Parents: For those students who had medications, Epi-pens etc. Those may be in the bag of personal belongings. Please check bags, before giving to your children.
JT Parents: Today will do a belongings/packet pickup at both campuses between 1-4 PM. You will also be able to drop off textbooks and library books as well as pick up band instruments and athletic belongings. Elementary-use the main entrance. Loop around the front and exit out the front as well. JR High-enter through the North Road and pick up items through the normal drop off route. South- Normal pick up/drop off loop. Pull around to South Side of Gym. PLEASE REMAIN IN CAR! Items will be brought out to you. If you need band instruments/athletic items, you will be directed on how to retrieve those. Thank you for your patience and we hope to make this as easiest as possible.
Looking forward to beginning our hopefully no strees of providing education on Monday. We have worked really hard putting together student belongings to pass out. We will be having a pick up window between 1pm and 4pm this Sunday for parents to drive through their respective student’s school and pickup belongings. If your child is doing distance learning through packets, they will be with their belongings. All elementary parents will enter through the main entrance and loop through the elementary parking lot. Staff will be available to find your child’s belongings to give to you in the car. Junior high parents will enter through the north entrance and go through the drop off/ pick up loop. We will bring the belongings out to you. Coaches will also be available on the south side of the gym to pick-up any athletic belongings. Doors will be propped open and students may enter one at a time. Please remain in your car until its your turn. Mrs. Huckeby will be outside the north campus bandroom to retrieve any instruments. I ask that not everyone come at once and we stagger our time and that you please be patient. For health purposes will be limited on help. South campus will loop around the parking lot like dismissal and pull to the south gym entrance door to retrieve belongings. You will be able to drop off textbooks and library books at each location the same time you pick up belongings. Please make sure any book covers and loose paper are removed from the books. For safety purposes, we will not have much time to talk. Thank you in advance for your patience as we get belongings to our students. Bless you.
JT Family: At this time, a video link has been posted to our Justus-Tiawah Facebook page. We are trying to figure out how to embed it onto the website. To view the message, you will have to view on Facebook. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause
It is with regret that we will have to cancel our Blue and Gold orders this time around. Like many businesses, Blue and Gold has quit taking orders for the time being. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Parents: Our goal is to have some guidance out as to the plan moving forward by tomorrow evening. We realize there are some anxieties about what this is going to look like and how parents are going to do all this. Please know that we are working to make this as stress free as possible for all involved. There may be some hiccups as we roll out, but they will get worked out. Thank you for your continued patience and understanding.
Our own Mrs. Moseley made the news on channel 6 https://www.newson6.com/story/41959395/oklahoma-teacher-connects-with-students-through-facebook-live
Faculty and Staff, I am copying you all on the survey I am sending out to Families. Please do not take it. I wanted you to see what questions are being asked. I will be getting a separate survey out to you all regarding your available technology and connectivity. Please join me again for a zoom meeting at 9:30 in the morning. Presentable attire preferred.
Due to impending storm, we are going to have to cut our parade route short. Headed to South Campus, sweetin addition, and then back north! We will catch bus 16 route another time! We love and miss all our Wildcats!
Will be back by South Campus! We haven’t forgotten you!
Headed to 4180 on to Meadow Ranch
Thousand Oaks headed your way
Headed towards Murray Road, wildwood, crest view etc
Headed towards Hwy 20
Fieldstone your next!!
On our way....Harbor Meadows
Teacher Car Parade will begin at 2pm. Will go north from north campus, Harbor Meadows Fieldstone, Lake Road, Woody's Turnaround, South on Murray, Crestview base, Clearview base, Wildewood, Thousand Oaks, North to Swan Rd, Echo Canyon base, Look Hwy 20-Swan Rd., South on 4180 Hooty Creek base, 520 Rd base, Cross 88, Meadow Ranch, Wells Ranch Base, South Campus, Mead Circle, N on 4190, Pony Lake Base, E on 500rd, N on 4200rd, Racino, Mountain View, Carfree Valley, W on Hwy 20. Difficult places to turn around we had to avoid. If we do not go by your house you may meet us anywhere along the route (ie. South parking lot, etc.). Ready to see you all!
Superintendent Ed Crum's response to the State Board of Education closure of schools. https://5il.co/e5hc
In the updated letter, the date stated to pick up your child’s medication says May 23rd. It should read March 23rd.
JT Family, We are again partnering with Claremore Schools to provide meals for all our students in need as long as schools are closed during the evolving COVID-19 situation. Please read the following letter from Superintendent Ed Crum. https://5il.co/dzzs
At 4:00 PM today, State Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State Board of Education voted to approve the closures of all schools in the state of Oklahoma until April 6, 2020. Please read the following letter from Justus-Tiawah Superintendent Ed Crum https://5il.co/dtjf
With the recent announcement of the first cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) confirmed in Oklahoma, Justus-Tiawah is aware of the concerns of our Justus-Tiawah family. Please read the following document on what we are doing and what you can do to prevent the spread of a respiratory virus. https://5il.co/dpgm
Reminder: Reading Minutes, Sponsor forms and Money for Read A Thon are due tomorrow, Friday 13th. Thank you in advance for helping the library!
Our new student enrollment will continue every Tuesday in April from 9:15-10:15 and 1:15 - 2:15 in the Superintendent's Office. You can pick up an enrollment packet to complete and return during those days.Please bring your child's original birth certificate, immunization records, proof of residency (utility bill or lease agreement), Tribal Citizenship Card, and custody documents, if applicable. We will also make a copy of your ID. Please call the office at 918-341-3626 with any questions.
No 2nd grade tutoring tomorrow, March 11th.
We are currently enrolling NEW students today and tomorrow from 10-2 in the new gym. Please bring students birth certificate, shot records, and a proof of residency to enroll. You can call the office at 918-341-3626 with any questions.
Reminder: GNC Parents need to pick their students up at Studio B, 422 W 4th St at 4:50pm on Tuesday. Contact Beth at 918-698-1268 for questions
Reminder: JOM meeting tonight at 6 PM in the North Campus Elementary Conference Room.
Bus 14 will be running late; possibly 20 minutes behind. We apologize for any inconvenience!!
Archery students will return to the North Campus @ 4:45 pm
Mrs. Boatman's tutoring classes will return to normal schedule: 2nd grade on Wednesday, 3rd grade on Thursday.
PTO Meeting tonight at 6 pm in the North Campus Library
Good News Club Reminder: Please bring back your permission slips for studio B and also bring your Bibles to club tomorrow. Thank you!
JT School: All 5th and 6th grade Athletes will report to the South Campus Monday morning for 1st hour. Have a great week!
Reminder: Parent/Teacher Conferences tonight 4-7:30 PM NO SCHOOL tomorrow- out for Staff Development NO SCHOOL Monday, February 17th- out for Presidents’ Day. We will return to school on Tuesday, February 18th! Thank you!
Book Fair Family Night will be tomorrow evening during Parent-Teacher Conferences, 4-7:30 PM. Both Campuses are holding Book Fairs. Tomorrow will also be the last day for the Fairs to be open. Thank you in advance for supporting your libraries!
PTO will be accepting Candy Grams til Wednesday. If you need additional forms-Please let Pam Chandler know. You can contact her at 918-232-6581
JT 4th grade parents: Due to missed school this week, Mrs. Haws 4th grade class will move their musical performance to Wednesday, February 12th at 2:00 pm in the south campus gymnasium. The performance will not be tomorrow. Thank you!
Basketball games are still on for tonight. Times are 5 and 6 pm.
JT School: Wildcat family, we will be out of school tomorrow due to safety of our students on roads as well as icy conditions between buildings. Thank you for your support and understanding.
JT School: Wildcat Family, due to the fact that conditions are supposed to get worse as the day progresses, we are cancelling school for tomorrow. Be safe.
PTO Meeting tonight at 6 in the North Campus Library
Important Notice: 3rd grade tutoring will meet with 2nd grade on Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30 for the Month of February. This is due to JT Parent/Teacher conferences and other meetings Mrs. Boatman has to be in attendance for. Mrs. Boatman apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.
7th and 8th Grade students from Justus-Taiwah schools auditioned for the Mid-East Oklahoma Band Director’s Association honor band, in Cleveland, Ok., on Monday, Jan. 20th. Students who were selected are: Damon Means- 2nd chair alto saxophone- 7th grade band Campbell Crum- 1st chair alto saxophone- 7th grade band Jessica Lavigne- 2nd chair flute- 7th grade band Sarah Joslin- 5th chair clarinet- 7th grade band Makinzee Joslin- 2nd chair trumpet- 7th grade band Alesha Wallace- 1st alternate trumpet- JH band (Not pictured - Martin Thomas- 15th chair clarinet- 7th grade band)
The JOM committee will be holding a meeting tonight in the elementary board room at 6:00 PM
Claremore will be having our parent meeting for incoming freshmen parents during our parent teacher conferences next Thursday, Feb. 6. The meeting will be in the High School Library, at 6:30pm. Although they want you to know you are welcome, it is not necessary for you to attend. You will receive the same when they do enrollment for the JT students. If you are planning to attend, they are asking that you register for the meeting at myconferencetime.com/claremorehs. Click on ‘Mrs. Vanaman, Parent Meeting Current 8th graders”, then “sign up”, complete the required information, and click on “Sign up for your conference”. This is not mandatory to do this in order to attend (they can still come if they don’t pre-register) They are just asking parents to sign up for the meeting so they have some idea of how many to expect.
JT School: Foyil needed one more 5/6th boys game. Our 5/6th boys will play tonight at Foyil at 5:30.
There will be no afternoon tutoring with Mrs. Boatman for third grade tomorrow, Jan 30th
Attention: Yearbooks are on sale now until March 13, 2020. If you would like to personalize your yearbook, you must do so by January 25. Namestamps can only be purchased online. The site to order yearbooks and personal namestamps is yearbookforever.com Remember: Deadline to Personalize is Jan 25. To order yearbook is March 13.
Future Focus will meet tomorrow at 7:10 AM in the North Campus Board Room.
Parents: We have had a few confirmed cases of the Flu. Please check out the news story on the website. It has information of signs and symptoms as well as how to keep the Flu from spreading.
Good News Club meets tomorrow. If attending, please bring your Bible.
Parents: There will be some shuttle students who will also be running late
Parents: Bus 14 is running behind schedule. Sorry for any inconvenience.
PTO meeting tonight North Campus Library at 6
Good News Club will be meeting tomorrow, January 7th. If you are attending, please bring your bible.
If anyone has questions about their PTO Fundraiser order, please text Pam Chandler 918-232-6581 Merry Christmas to all! 🎄🎄
Reminder: School will not be in session from December 23-January 3 for Winter Break. Students will return to school on January 6th. We wish our families a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!
Reminder: Please pick up angel tree gifts today 4 to 530. Also, final 2019 daycare bills can be paid today or thru venmo before 12/31 otherwise they will be due January 6th.
PTO spiritwear fundraiser will be in on or before Friday. If anyone does not want your order to be sent home with your child and would rather pick it up yourself, please contact Pam Chandler 918-232-6581 to make arrangements to pick up order. Thank you for supporting the JT PTO. Merry Christmas 🎄
Students in Kindergarten through Third grade: Tomorrow is Polar Express Day!! Wear your PJs to School!!
Due to potential weather and for the safety of our students, the game against Lone Star this evening has been canceled. Players will be dismissed at regular time. We are sorry for the late notice.
Reminder: No after school tutoring for Kindergarten and First grade students today, December 12.
Reminder: Winter Band Concert tonight 7:00 PM David Garroutte Gymnasium
Good News Club Students: If you received an Action Bible last year, please bring to club tomorrow!
JOM will hold a meeting tonight at 6:00 PM in the Elementary Conference Room
The 4th through 8th grade music fundraiser items have just arrived. These items are refrigerated, so need to be picked up ASAP at the South Campus. Items can be picked up from 1pm - 6pm today. If you are unable to pick up your items, please call the South campus and let us know.
Reminder: Daycare Balances went home before break and are due tomorrow December 5th. Also, Angel gifts are due unwrapped by Dec 17. Thank you!
Game Day Information: Boys will play in the Inola High School Gym Girls will play in the practice gym. The boys and girls games will be played simultaneously. Game times are-5/6th grade 4:30,7th grade 5:30, 8th grade 6:30.
Reminder: PTO Spirit Fundraiser orders are due tomorrow,Tuesday, Dec 3. If anyone has questions, please text Pam Chandler 918-232-6581
December menu will be up tomorrow. Here is the menu for Monday, Dec 2nd. Sorry for any inconvenience. DECEMBER 2, 2019 MONDAY BISCUIT & GRAVY OR CHOICE OF CEREAL FRUIT / JUICE / MILK CHICKEN & NOODLES MASHED POTATOES BROCCOLI/ BREAD PEACHES / MILK
In preparation for the Christmas Parade this Saturday, there will be 7:30 a.m. marching practice every day this week for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade band members (north campus band room).
Good afternoon. We hope you had a Happy Thanksgiving. We would like to remind everyone that the PTO fundraiser orders are due Tuesday, Dec 3. If anyone has questions please text Pam Chandler 918-232-6581
Reminder: Picture retakes, Class pictures, and 5-8th grade Activity Club pictures will be today, November 22nd at both campuses. If you are in a sport or club (Basketball, Cheer, Academic Team, Band, etc.) you will need to bring your uniforms or club t-shirts.
Reminder: Picture retakes, Class pictures, and 5-8th grade Activity Club pictures will be tomorrow, November 22nd at both campuses. If you are in a sport or club (Basketball, Cheer, Academic Team, Band, etc.) you will need to bring your uniforms or club t-shirts.
Our JT PTO fall spiritwear fundraiser has been send home with your child. These items make great Christmas presents and will be in before Christmas break. If you have any questions, you can or text Pam Chandler 918-232-6581 The PTO will also accept credit card payments via square. The online store charges taxes but if you order and pay with credit card through the PTO you will not have to pay the tax.
Reminder- Today is the last day to sign up for the Justus-Tiawah Angel tree. Adopting of angels will start on Thursday, November 21st. Also remember to bring canned or non perishable foods for the canned food drive. The drive will benefit Good Samaritan Ministries. It ends November 21, at 10 am. Class with the most donations wins a pizza party.
Reminder that we are hosting a canned food drive again this year to benefit the Good Samaritan Food Pantry. Students are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to help those in need. The drive will last until Thursday, November 21st at 10am. The homeroom that collects the most cans will receive a pizza party.
7th and 8th grade Justus-Tiawah students auditioned for the Green Country Band Director’s Association honor band, in Catoosa, on Saturday, November 9th. Students who made the band are: Makinzee Joslin- 1st alternate trumpet-7th grade band Robert McDaniel- 2nd alternate trombone-7th grade band Sarah Joslin- 5th chair clarinet- 7th grade band Jessica Lavigne- 7th chair flute- 7th grade band Henry Thompson- 2nd alternate alto saxophone- 7th grade band Campbell Crum- 1st alternate alto saxophone- 7th grade band Damon Means- 1st chair trumpet- 7th grade band Allison Mooney- 3rd chair tenor saxophone- 7the grade band. Congratulations to these fine musicians! Back row: Makinzee Joslin, Robert McDaniel, Sarah Joslin, Jessica Lavigne, Henry Thompson. Front row: Campbell Crum, Damon Means Not pictured: Allison Mooney
Due to a staff meeting tomorrow, tutoring for 2nd grade will be canceled. No 2nd grade tutoring, tomorrow November 13th!
All Blue & Gold orders are due tomorrow morning, Tuesday, November 12. Thank you for supporting JT athletics.
Retakes/activity groups/class group pictures date has been changed to Friday, Nov. 22!
Our Veteran’s Assembly will be tomorrow morning at 9:30 am in the David Garroutte gymnasium. We look forward to honoring our Veteran’s. This year the student council wanted to have a light coffee and pastry reception in the lobby of the gym from 8:45-9:20 am for any Veterans who would like to come. Monday we are also starting a canned food drive again this year to benefit the Good Samaritan Food Pantry. Students are encourage to bring non-perishable food items to help those in need. The drive will last until Thursday, November 21st at 10am. The homeroom that collects the most cans will receive a pizza party.
Lost and Found at JT Elementary... there are lots of items that need to be claimed. Inquire at the office for them or have your child claim it and put it on or in their backpack! Please remember to write names in jackets and lunch pails. Please claim your items.. so many items have not been claimed and will be donated to the school for other students that may need them it not picked up by November 22, 2019. Also check out Facebook JustusTiawah PTO page for pictures. South campus and JR high items will be posted next week.
Approximate Thanksgiving Lunch schedule: PK- 10:30 am – 11:00 am K- 11:00 am-11:30 am 1st- 11:30 am – 12:00 pm 2nd- 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm 3rd- 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm 7th/8th- 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm South Campus 4th-11:00-11:40 am 5th- 11:54-12:34 pm 6th- 12:47-1:27 pm
PTO meeting tonight 6 pm in North Campus Library
Reminder: Call in reservations and pay for Thanksgiving Dinner tickets by tomorrow, Nov 1st.
Red Ribbon week continues with Wacky Wednesday! Don’t let drugs mix you up! Crazy hair, socks and mismatched clothing!!
Free Soccer Clinics sponsored by the City of Claremore for ages 5-13. Nov 4 (Coach Douthitt and Jahn form HS) and Nov 18 (Coach Larkin from RSU) at 6:15 You must pre-register for clinic. Only 1 clinic per child. Limited to 35 participants. Contact Ron Paris at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-342-2522 Link to flyer: https://5il.co/b1jg
Red Ribbon Week continues tomorrow with Tourist Tuesday. Explore the world, not drugs. Dress as a tourist.
Reminder: 2nd grades field trip has been rescheduled for Monday, October 28th. No field trip tomorrow!!
Please check your student's backpack for new North campus car rider tags with a QR code. Feel free to make copies for those on your pick up list. Let us know if you need one and have not received one. EVERY car rider will need one very soon!
The JR High students that are on Mrs. Sterba's RSU competition drone team meet tomorrow in the Jr. High computer lab. This meeting will be 3:45-4:45. Parents must have their students picked up by 5:00 or they will be sent to aftercare in the old gym.
JOM will be holding a meeting tonight at 6PM in the elementary conference room. The meeting is for the election of officers for the upcoming year. Please be in attendance if you are able.
Due to the forecast of 100% chance of rain and thunderstorms, the football games at Zion this evening have been cancelled.
Our Future Focus guest speaker is from the Corps of Engineers and will be telling about management of our area lakes - especially during all the flooding! Come join us, 7-8th graders, in the Board Room at 7:10!
The Cherokee Nation is holding a Community Services & Photo ID Event today at Will Rogers Downs 3-7 PM. Here is the link to the flyer provided to our JOM https://5il.co/apbi It will provide more information on the the event.
The JR High students that are on Mrs. Sterba's RSU competition drone team meet tomorrow in the Jr. High computer lab. This meeting will be 3:45-4:45. Parents must have their students picked up by 5:00 or they will be sent to aftercare in the old gym.
Picture Day Tomorrow for all students and staff!
Picture Day Monday, October 7 for all students and staff!
Free Basketball Clinics offered by the City of Claremore for ages 5-13 October 14 and October 21. See linked flyer for more information or contact Ron Paris @ 918-342-2522 https://5il.co/al10
Reminder: There will be no 2nd grade tutoring today. 2nd grade tutoring will start next Tuesday, October 9th.
Start your school day with some FUN - especially if you love animals! Today’s Future Focus guest is a world-traveling veterinarian! Join us for career info, focus on your future, breakfast snack, and games! 7:10 in the Board Room
PTO Meeting tonight 6:00 PM in the North Campus Library
Attention: If you have not picked up butter braids your children have sold, they were sent home with them today. Please put in freezer when you get them home! Thank you for supporting the library!!
Any middle school kids that signed up for Mrs. Sterba's RSU drone competition team please meet with me tomorrow after school in the Jr. High Computer Lab. This meeting will be 3:45-4:45. Parents must have their student picked up by 5:00 or they will be sent to after care in the old gym.
Pre-K and Kindergarten trip to Pumpkin Patch is postponed to a later date due to the excessive rain they received yesterday. They will gladly give every family a 50% discount this weekend if they would like to attend.
Tomorrow the Pre-K and Kindergarten classes will leave school at 9:00 to go to Faithful Family Farms in Adair. Please send a sack lunch and drink for your child that doesn't require refrigeration. Wear closed toed shoes as it will be muddy at the farm with the recent rain. If you are driving, plan to meet the school at the farm. Pay your entrance fee (cash) at the gate so that you are ready to enter when the school arrives because they have already paid.
Reminder: Pickup Butterbraid orders today, September 26 in the North Campus Cafeteria 4-7 PM
Butterbraids will be delivered tomorrow. Please pickup orders in the North Campus Cafeteria from 4-7 PM
Butter Braid order forms and money due tomorrow, September 13
Reminder: 7th & 8th grade students....Future Focus begins tomorrow. They will meet in the North Campus Board Room at 7:10 AM. Come join the fun!
Reminder: Carnival PTO meeting tonight at 6 in the library. Also anyone wanting to order shirts will now have to wait until the fall catalog comes out.
We have a new Scholars Class this year. Students competed in a solo Rubik's Cube tournament. Forrest Griffin solved the cube in 1:39, but he says that his best time is 49 seconds. Beau Eubanks and Tiger Holland were right behind him in 2nd and 3rd. We checked out 24 cubes from the "You Can Do the Cube" lending library. Scholars plan to make a mosaic out patterned cubes.
Shirt orders are due tomorrow to ensure sizes are available. If you have questions, please contact Pam Chandler 918-232-6581
Justus-Tiawah Butter Braid Fundraiser will continue until September 12th. Students will take orders and collect money now. All proceeds will go toward Justus-Tiawah School Library programs. Checks should be made payable to Justus-Tiawah School. Butter Braids will be delivered to the school on September 26th. Thank You for your Support!
First regular season football game tomorrow! Our Justus Tiawah Wildcats will take on the Maryetta Raiders. 5-6th grade will play at 5 P.M. and 7-8th will follow afterwards. The bus for 5-6th will leave from the south campus at 2:45 and 4:00 for 7-8th at the North Campus. Go Wildcats! 🐾🐯🏈
Parents, Please write student's names on lunch boxes and jackets so that they can be returned to the owner if they get lost. Thank you!
Today's softball game at Catoosa has been canceled. It has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 3 at Catoosa.
Change to Bus #11 morning route. Approximate times are as follows: Wildwood (7:20), Woodridge (7:25), Hwy 88 (7:30), 510 rd between Hwy 88 & 4180 rd (7:35), Hooty Creek (7:40), Block on 520 rd East of 4180 (7:45), Meadow Circle (7:50). Thank you for your patience as we get into a new years routine.
JT cheer is hosting a car wash at Pizza Hut tomorrow, August 17th, 2019 from 10am-2pm. Donations appreciated!
Parents: Please have a legible sign in the car pickup line today with your students name and grade. This will help facilitate the pick up line. Thank you!
2019-2020 North Campus Drop off/Pick up Procedures The pick up area in front of the elementary is moving to the area in front of the old gym. There are also changes for our students who shuttle South at 8 or 8:05. Please read the attached information for details as we are asking that you enter at the top of the hill both in the AM and PM https://5il.co/9f5o
Reminder: JOM school supply pick up today, Aug 6 4-6 pm
JOM School Supply Pick Up Today August 5th 9-12pm August 6th 4pm-7pm
Football practice tomorrow starts at 9:00-10:30 at the South Campus! Athletes will need a physical, cardiac arrest and concussion form before they can practice. Athletes it will be shorts and helmet for practice. Go Wildcats! 🐾🐯🏈
Join us for an "Incredible" Outdoor Movie Night to benefit the "Incredible" Cory Tyre! Cory will be a 3rd grader at Justus-Tiawah and has recently been diagnosed with Burkitt's Lymphoma. He is responding to treatments, but has a long road ahead. All proceeds from the event will go towards Cory's medical and travel expenses. We will be showing Incredibles 2 on August 3rd at the North Campus. Approximate start time will be 9:10 PM (or dark). Event will be held indoors if there is inclement weather. Admission will be $3 and concessions will be available. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for your viewing comfort and be prepared for a fun evening under the stars!
JOM school supply pick up will be Monday, August 5 from 9:00-12:00 and Tuesday, August 6 from 4:00-7:00. North Campus. Questions please email email@example.com
First softball practice will be Thursday, August 1st from 6:00-7:30 at the south campus. There will be a parent meeting at 7:30. Athletes must have physical to practice.
Athletic physicals and the football parent meeting will be on Wednesday, July 31 in the David Garroutte gymnasium. Girls physicals will be at 5:30pm. The football parent meeting will be at 6pm with physicals to follow. Any Male athlete not playing football can get a physical at approx 6pm. Physicals are $15 for first child and $25 if you have two athletes.
Reminder: Seventh graders are required to have a Tdap vaccine before school starts. Tdap protect against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough).
Correction: Time for Summer Pride is 9:00-10:30
Reminder: Summer Pride starts tomorrow for athletes in grades 5-8th. Summer Pride will be held at the South Campus Football field at 10:30.
Due to some flood damage to our school, we would not be able to have school tomorrow. With that said, we are going to forego our last day of school. We have approval from the state. Parents can pick up report cards, medication, and anything else as well as pay balances at your child's office before the end of the month. We wish everyone a safe and enjoyable summer.
Due to the potential of more severe weather and impassable hazardous bus routes, we will not be in school today. We will have our last day on Wednesday, May 22.
Plan for 2nd grade today: load bus at 8:45 to go to Funtastic Island, go to CiCis for lunch, and return home afterwards. We will keep an eye on the weather.
Parents, please know that we will remain weather aware throughout the day. With that said, if you feel your family will be safer at home, we will support your decision. If you decide to keep your child home, please call your child's office so it can be excused.
Fifth grade will not be going to the lake tomorrow. They will still have water activities, so students are encouraged to bring a change of clothes.
If you still haven’t purchased a yearbook, there are still a few available in each office! $25 Get one before they are gone!!
Due to scheduling conflict, first grade awards assembly will be Monday, May 20 at 2:00 in their classrooms
Parents: Yearbooks were passed out today. If you still need to purchase a yearbook, there is a limited supply at each campus's front office. It is first come, first served. $25 North Campus Only: There will be a cupcake & cookie sale tomorrow. All items will be .50 each. Sale will be in the cafeteria during lunch times.
PTO Meeting tonight, 6 PM North Campus Library
Reminder:The 8th grade class is holding a bake sale at both campuses during lunch. Please send money with students! Items will sell for .50-$1. If you are able to send baked or store bought goodies, we still need donations. Thank you for your help, money raised will be used towards the after graduation party!
Reminder: There will be a PTO Election Meeting tonight in the North Campus Board Room at 6:00 PM There will also be pizza for those in attendance.
Attention Parents: 8th grade will be hosting a bake sale to raise funds for their after graduation party. Items will be on sale Thursday, April 25 and Friday, April 26 at Both Campuses! Items will sale for .50-$1.00. Send money with students to support this cause. Parents of 8th graders: We need lots of donations to make this bake sale a success. Please send baked treats, store bought treats, cans of pop etc. Donations can be dropped off at either campus.
Fundraiser for Justus-Taiwah 8th grade graduation party https://www.facebook.com/donate/2298527127057974/?fundraiser_source=external_url
LAST CALL for Future Focus this year! BE SURE to join us for an EXCITING LAST DAY! Our SPECIAL SPEAKER is Brother Noah Wickham, family pastor and counselor. Even if you haven't been, we welcome you for our final fun meeting - Wednesday, April 17, 7:10 AM in the Board Room!
Mrs Admire and Mrs. Sterba worked with Mrs. Golbek’s fifth grade class using Little Bits. The Little Bits were used to make STEM creations such as a tornado warning, air conditioner, car, guitar, and a slapA2000 to wake kids up in class! Thank you to our JT PTO for providing the funds to make this project available to students!
PTO Elections meeting will be Thursday, April 25 at 6pm in North Campus Library... Meeting will be for elections only so will be short. We do need participation for officers to be elected and for members to vote. Please try to attend this quick short meeting. If you have any questions, please text Pam Chandler 918-232-6581.
We have only 2 more Future Focus days, so be sure to join us Wed at 7:10 in the Board Room! We'll welcome Mr. Ryan Deckard and find out What Is REAL Estate...and learn about making a nice living as a real estate agent.
Reminder: The 8th grade graduation decorating and after party committee meetings will be next Tuesday, April 9 at 6:30 PM in the Jr. High building.
Parents of 8th graders: The 8th grade graduation decorating and after party committee meetings will be next Tuesday, April 9 at 6:30 PM in the Jr. High building.
PTO meeting tonight at 6pm in North Campus Library... please come join us... we are having officer elections. Any questions please text Pam Chandler 918-232-6581
All spring picture orders need to be turned in today, Friday March 29th!
Have you ever considered how our brains, mouths, tongue, and teeth all work together to make speaking possible? What if something doesn't work - Can it be corrected? Our Future Focus guest Kassidy Eubanks will show how Speech Pathology makes a difference! Join us Wednesday morning at 7:10 AM in the Board Room!
Reminder: There will be no after school tutoring with Mrs Matheson today. Tutoring will resume next Tuesday, April 2nd!
Our cheerleading clinic and try-outs that were scheduled for this week have been postponed to a week later in April. The packet and cheers included in the packet will still apply. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Due to staff meeting, there will be no after school tutoring for 2nd and 3rd grade today. Mrs Boatman will resume tutoring after Spring Break!
Wild stories at Future Focus this week! Come hear how this man's life was changed by a hippopotamus attack! Join us Wednesday at 7:10 AM in the Board Room for fun and food!
Parent/Student/Teacher guides for State testing https://oklahoma.onlinehelp.measuredprogress.org/parent-student-teacher-guides/
Reminder: Read a Thon minute sheets and pledge money need to be turned in tomorrow! Thank you for supporting the library!
We will have pajama day tomorrow, March 5th! Read a Thon money and minutes are due on Friday, March 8th!
Parents and Families: Please know that closing school is something we do not take lightly, but due to the forecast for below zero wind chill and the road conditions for a couple of our bus routes, we will not be having school tomorrow. Thank you for your understanding and we will see you on Tuesday.
Justus-Tiawah Early Enrollment New Pre-K or new Kindergarten students that plan to attend Justus-Tiawah School in the fall may come by the North Campus Elementary office to pick up an enrollment packet on March 6, 7, or 8 from 9:00-2:30. Return the completed forms on March 12 or 14 from 10:00-12:00 or 1:00-2:00. Also bring student’s birth certificate, certificate of degree of Indian blood (CDIB card), proof of residency, and current immunization record. Students will not be placed in a class until all paperwork has been received. For those interested in having a tour of the elementary, tours will be given on March 29 at 10:00 am. If you have questions, please call the Elementary office at 918-341-3626.
For Read Across America: Friday will be dress as your favorite book character. Monday will be pajama day! Be sure to log your minutes for the Read A Thon.....it will be ending tomorrow!!
No school today! Roads are to slick! Stay in and keep warm!!
Goooood morning, 7th and 8th graders! Wake up and join us at 7:10 AM in the Board Room for Future Focus this week - Brian McGuire is back! (He actually had a family emergency and wasn't able to make it last time.) Start your brain working with an entertaining and interesting perspective! And breakfast! Hope to see YOU, Wednesday, February 27th! Read Across America-Daisy Head Mayzie Day. Super Crazy hair day! Keep track of your Reading minutes for the Read-a-Thon
Tomorrow's Read Across America-Dress like a Superhero! Keep track of your Reading minutes Book Swap for 4-6th grade in the South Library
Read Across America starts today! Remember to be a Super Wildcat and wear your JT gear! Continue to keep track of your minutes for the Read A Thon!
Justus-Tiawah Spring Pictures will be Friday, February 22. Information should be coming home soon. Be on the look out!!
With the weather being unpredictable Good News Club and Kindergarten/First grade tutoring has been canceled for today, February 19th. See you next Tuesday.
JT Boys win in double overtime 34-32!!!! Congratulations Boys! They play again tomorrow at 6 PM!!
Mr. Brian McGuire, multi-faceted man of business, music, and many other interesting aspects of life, will speak at Future Focus this Wednesday, February 13th. Start your day with cinnamon rolls and encouragement! We'll meet in the Board Room at 7:10 AM.
7th and 8th grade JOM students interested in art classes please contact Jennifer Kilpatrick at the North Campus no later than Thursday, February 7 to secure a spot in class. Classes will be held at Studio B, on February 5,6,7,12,13,14 from 3:45 to 5:00. Parents are responsible for transporting students. Students are not required to attend all dates in order to complete a project. Art project winners may win CASH!
What can YOU as 7th and 8th graders do to really impact your culture and your world for GOOD? Plan your start! Start your plan! - with ideas from this week's Future Focus guest speaker! Join us for cinnamon rolls at 7:10 tomorrow morning in the Board Room!
We'd like to congratulate Sylvia Admire for her stellar performance in the GCBDA Honor Band last weekend.....and congratulations to Blake Means, Alesha Wallace, Sylvia Admire, Rylie Joslin, Dakotah Grider and Rex Clark for making the MEOBDA Honor Band (Which will be held in Oologah next Monday and Tuesday.
We have more interesting career explorations and callings lined up for this semester! Meet Bill and his service dog Judy at Future Focus this week! Hope to see you Wednesday at 7:10 AM in the Board Room!
If 19th century weaponry, uniforms, and true tales of the past interest you, join the fun at Future Focus this week with our special Living History guest! See you at 7:10 tomorrow in the Board Room!
The color coded magnet calendars we sent home earlier this year are hard to differentiate between what is red and orange. Friday, January 18th is ORANGE meaning report cards go home Friday. Monday, January 21st is RED meaning there is NO SCHOOL in observance of Martin Luther King Day School is in session tomorrow! Sorry for any confusion.
Claremore High School Football Coach and principal Jarrett Hurt will be our guest at Future Focus this Wednesday! See you at 7:10 AM tomorrow!
Happy 2019! Future Focus club resumes this Wednesday with a visit and video presentation from Dr. Melinda Steelmon. Come see what doctors see as a tiny baby develops in the womb! Imagine your own little life journey, and bring your questions for the doctor to answer! Hope to see you at Wednesday at 7:10am in the Board Room!
Good News Club will resume tomorrow, January 8th at 3:20 PM Also, Good News club starting January 8th, 5th-6th graders will begin meeting separately for Jesus and You Connection! Same place and time. Just a different group. *Pick up an enrollment form in the elementary office* or contact Beth Deckard 918-698-1268
No school today.....As the next band of rain heads our way and with temperature hovering around freezing just about the time we are to get the buses out, we would like to error on the side of caution. We are excited to see everyone on Friday!
Attention: Any items left in the lost and found will be donated over the holidays. Come by and claim items your child may have lost!
The Reveille Rotary of Claremore donated dictionaries for each third grade student at Justus-Tiawah Elementary on Thursday. The students were excited to receive them and couldn't wait to go back to their classrooms and begin searching for new information. The dictionaries were presented by Ron Burrows, Bill Hooker, and Roger Fleming.
Come to Future Focus and see how lives are radically changed by amazing artificial limbs! It’s the last meeting of the semester this Wednesday! Hope you can make it - 7:10 in the board room for food and fun! Parents: We are seeing a lot of sick kids in the elementary. Please use the following guidelines on keeping kids home from school. -24 hours fever free (no meds) -24 hours vomit/diarrhea free Cough and sore throat should be monitored closely
Hope you can join us at Future Focus this week: Living History! Intriguing stories and up-close examination of historical artifacts! Start the day with a tasty bite at 7:10 in the Board Room and explore new horizons!
The Future Focus guest speaker this week trains horses! We'll start the day with donuts at 7:10 in the Board Room - Join us!
Skins! Skulls! Skunks? Wednesday's Future Focus features a hands-on experience with Wildlife Conservation! See you at 7:10 AM in the Board Room!
Square 1 Art orders are due Wednesday, November 14th. Online and phone orders have been extended through November 26th!
PTO Meeting tonight at 6 PM North Campus Library
This week's guest at Future Focus is Sheriff Scott Walton! Join us Wednesday, Nov. 7th at 7:10 in the Board Room! Square 1 art orders due November 13th.
This week's Future Focus speaker is an entrepreneur who serves people by making artificial limbs. Jr High students, join us at 7:10, Wednesday, Oct. 31 in the Board Room for breakfast snacks and another interesting career exploration!
Reminder: Future Focus meets every Wednesday when school is in session! Future Focus facilitates career exploration for 7/8th graders. They meet at 7:10 in the Board Room. This week's speaker is Journeyman Bladesmith Billy Helton.
Urgent: The JOM Committee has positions that need to be filled immediately. These positions must be filled in order for the JOM program to continue at Justus-Tiawah. Please attend the JOM Elections on Tuesday, October 23rd for 6-7 PM. If you have any questions please send an email to JOM@justustiawah.com
Attention Parents: the elementary phone lines are down. Please call the jr high if you need anything.
Reminder: Future Focus for students in 7th and 8th grade will meet tomorrow morning in the North Campus Boardroom from 7:10-7:50 AM. There will be games, food, and fun! If you have any questions, call Nancy Bethea 405-313-9961
Urgent: The JOM Committee has positions that need to be filled immediately. These positions must be filled in order for the JOM program to continue at Justus-Tiawah. Please attend the JOM Elections on Tuesday, October 23rd for 6-7 PM. If you have any questions please send an email to JOM@justustiawah.com
PTO Meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, October 2nd, 6 PM North Campus Library.
Reminder: If your child sold Butter Braids please pick up your order between 3:00 and 7:00 PM at the North Campus cafeteria on Thursday, September 27. Thank you for supporting the library!
If your child sold Butter Braids please pick up your order between 3:00 and 7:00 PM at the North Campus cafeteria on Thursday, September 27. Thank you for supporting the library!
Picture Day will be on October 5th at both campuses. More information to come at a later date.
Tomorrow, September 17th is the last day to turn in Butter Braids order forms and money. Please turn forms and money into office.
Reminder: Butter Braids order forms and money need to be turned in tomorrow, Thursday September 13th.
Reminder: Good News Club meets tomorrow, September 11 at 3:20-4:50. Enrollment forms will need to be turned into the office or student may bring with them to club.
Youth Nights are back at the Claremore Community Center. The Zone opens Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 for ages 13-18 from 7-10 pm. Click the link for the flyer for more info http://5il.co/4r7c
PTO meeting Tuesday, Sept 4 at the North Campus library 6 PM
Attention JOM Parents and Students: School supplies will be available for pick up TODAY, Aug 27th from 3 p.m. - 6 pm. In the North Campus Board Room. All unclaimed school supplies will be donated.
ALL people picking up students at the NORTH campus must use a name tag in the car that is visible to the people calling your child's name and to the teachers placing students inside the car. Please do not remove the tag until your child is safely in the car. This will expedite the pick up process. Everyone shares in duties and this will help new staff know the correct vehicle for your child.Thank you for your help!
Parents: The softball game today will be played at Pretty Water, not Lone Star. The schedule and address have been updated in the app to show change. Sorry for the confusion.
Parents: Tomorrow is Independence Day for the elementary students. All elementary students will walk themselves to class beginning today. You may drop your student off at the front door of the elementary Helpers will be there to assist students to their classroom. This is a big day in watching your child grow and begin developing independence skills for a short walk to their classroom.
Attention JOM Parents and Students: School supplies will be available for pick up tomorrow morning from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and Monday, Aug 27th from 3 p.m. - 6 pm. Both distribution days will be in the north campus Board Room. All unclaimed school supplies will be donated.
Attention JOM Parent and Students: School supplies have arrived! They are available for pick-up today until 5:30 PM in the Board Room at the North Campus. A pick-up date for next week will be scheduled at a later time.
PTO Meeting 6:00 PM tonight in the North Campus Library
Due to many athletes being out of town, there will be no Summer Pride on Thursday, July 5. We will resume training on Tuesday, July 10th at 9:00 AM.
Reminder: Summer Pride starts today for Athletes 5th-8th grade 9-10:30 AM!
Parents: The 4th-8th grade music fundraising items are expected to arrive at the school today. Please make arrangements to pick items up at the South Campus from 3-5. Call 918-341-1252 if you need to make special arrangements. All money needs to be turned in to be able to check out on the last day of school.
Reminder: South Campus Awards Assembly 9:00 today. North Campus Awards Assembly 1:30 today. PK and K will not be participating in the awards assembly today. Thank you! We look forward to celebrating our students!!
South Campus Cook's lunch Choice has been added to the dining section of the app. Thank you!
Wildcat Families, You are invited to a come and go reception Monday afternoon 4:00-6:00 to celebrate Mr Garroutte's retirement. It will be held in the lobby of the new gym.
Still selling cupcakes at the North Campus during lunch for .50 Bring your money for dessert!
Reminder: Kindergarten graduation is tomorrow at 9:30 AM in the New Gym!
Tomorrow during lunch we will be selling cupcakes and cookies. Cupcakes will be .50 and cookies will be .25 Proceeds will go to the 8th grade class. Bring your money for dessert at lunch!!
Reminder: 1st and 2nd grade Fundraiser Basketball games tonight. 1st and 2nd grade girls play at 4:30. 1st grade boys at 5:10. 2nd grade boys at 5:50.
Just got a sneak peek of the elementary talent show! JT students have some incredible talents! Can't wait to see the show on Friday, May 4th @ 1:30!!
And...they are off! Good luck to the junior high track students as they compete at the state meet in McAlester today!!! Field events begin at 9:00 and running events begin at 11:00. We are cheering you on!!
REMINDER: McTeacher night TONIGHT! 5-8:00 PM HWY 66 Claremore McDonald's
Parents, Please send empty toilet paper rolls for Mrs. Sterba to use for a STEM project in technology class ASAP.
Keep up to date! Events have been added to the calendar.
JT Family, Due to time constraints, Square 1 Art orders will need to be placed online or through a phone order. Please do not use the paper form on the catalog. www.square1art.com/shop Or 888-332-3294 Thank You, Mrs. Admire and Mrs. Matheson
Dear JT Parents, Justus-Tiawah School will be closed the rest of the week. Our staff has voted to return to school on Monday, April 16th. We have not quit the fight for adequate funding for our classrooms. We are going to send a small delegation each day to lobby at the Capitol. If you would like to go one day, please let me know. We THANK YOU for all your support, kindness, and patience. Our staff has worked tirelessly for our kids. I am proud of the impact the teachers in the state of Oklahoma have made the last 7 days. It will help public education for the next 25 years. Respectfully, Mr. G.
No school for Justus-Tiawah on Monday, April 9th. The board has approved to be out all week, but we will make a decision each evening regarding closure the next day. When we are in session, we want to make sure that it will be a safe and productive day for our students. Thank you for your patience and continued support.
No school Wednesday or Thursday. Friday school session looks doubtful. Operation Lunchbox is still in effect. Call 918-341-3626 between 8-11 if you need a lunch delivered. You can pick up lunch at Eastern Hills Baptist Church from 11:45-1. Thank you for your continued support as we wait and hope for passage of funding.
JT Parents, Just a reminder that there is no school on Monday or Tuesday. We will see if anything new is passed tomorrow, before a decision is made for Wednesday. If your kids need lunches tomorrow or Tuesday, you can pick up at Eastern Hills Baptist Church, which is 1 mile North of the race track. We sincerely hope all proposals are fully funded soon. Mr. G
JT Parents, Our staff voted to rally in OKC on Monday. We will not be in school Monday. We will be participating in Operation Lunchbox. If your children need lunches, you can pick them up at Eastern Hills Baptist Church on Monday, from 10:30-1:00 at no cost. If you need them delivered, you can call today from 1:00-2:30 or Monday from 8:00-10:30 at 918-341-3626 ext 2 and we will deliver each day if more days are taken. Staff will vote Sunday evening regarding Tuesday. At some point, we may start asking for parent volunteers and hold school. We thank you for your support and know that we love our school community.
JOM Meeting tonight, March 27 at 5:30 pm. North Campus Conference Room PTO meeting scheduled for April 10 in the North Campus Library at 6. Time to vote for new officers. If you are interested in holding an office, please attend meeting.
JT Family: Mrs. Lyons is asking for gently used Justus-Tiawah t-shirts. She has a project in mind for the raffle drawing next year. If you can donate, please send to school with a note that says "For Mrs. Lyons" Thank you in advance!
Just a reminder: Read-A-Thon minute recording sheet and money due tomorrow! Please turn forms and money into the library! Thanks for your participation!
Read-A-Thon minute recording sheet and money due Friday, March 9th. Please turn forms and money into the library! Thanks for your participation!
Vizavance will be at our school for vision screenings next week. They will be at the south campus on March 13 and at the north campus on March 14-15. Notes to exclude students from the screenings will be coming home today and tomorrow. Parents will be asked to provide follow up info for a yearly report that we are required to send to OSDE.
Start keeping track of your reading minutes for the Library Read-A-Thon! Monday, February 26th is wear your favorite vacation shirt or outfit for Read Across America Celebration!!
Due to inclement weather, the JOM meeting has been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date.
Class and Spring Pictures will be on Thursday, February 15th. Class Pictures need to be paid in advance.Enclose $8 and return to school on picture day. Spring Pictures may be ordered online or payment may be sent on picture day.
There will be no elementary tutoring (1st-3rd grade) tomorrow afternoon. Tutoring will resume next Tuesday, February 20th at 4:30
Last home game for the Wildcats against Leach! 5th/6th Boys play at 5 PM. 7th/8th Girls at 6 and 7th/8th Boys at 7. *No 5th/6th Girls game this evening*. Come out and support our teams!!
JOM Meeting tonight 6 PM North Campus Barham Building Conference Room.
Tonight is the last day for JOM students to pick up school supplies from 5-7 PM at the North Campus bus barn.
Basketball games are still on today. First game starts at 4:30. 5/6 basketball players will shuttle north and the bus will be leaving at 3:30.
Parents, As of now, we r having school tomorrow, provided we do not have any precipitation. The next few days r going to b very cold, We recommend kids wear gloves and hats, and as always we encourage parents to use your best judgement for your child.
JOM school supply pickup dates and times. For JT JOM students only. Must have parent or guardians signature to receive. Pick up is on the east side of the bus barn. This is the door closest to the parking lot. Thursday, January 11 8-10 am Friday, January 12 2-4 pm Tuesday, January 16 5-7 pm
Times for the 5th/6th grade Peggs Tournament. Hope to have a tournament bracket soon: Boys-3:15 JT vs. Rocky My. Girls-4:00 JT vs. Peggs
Schedule Corrections for Basketball Jan 12th Peggs vs JT @ home 7th/8th Girls @ 1:40 7th/8th Boys @ 2:40 5th/6th Girls @ 3:40 5th/6th Boys @ 4:40 January 30th JT vs Peggs @ Peggs 5th/6th Boys @ 5:00 7th/8th Boys @ 6:00 5th/6th Girls @ 7:00 7th/8th Girls @ 8:00
Yesterday's professional development was a success! We had a yummy breakfast provided by our Partners in Education Grant Gingerich State Farm and Claremore Coldwell Banker. Dr. Richardson from Cameron University presented STEM related activities to our teachers. She provided hands on STEM activities for teachers to use in their classrooms.
Angel pick-up will be today from 3:30 to 5:00. Please see Miss Dana in junior high office. If you cant make it, please call her today to make an appointment.
Band Christmas Concert tonight 7 PM New Gym JT Vs Cleora Thursday, Dec 14th 1:00 7/8th grade girls followed by the 7/8th grade boys. 5/6th grade girls play at 3:00. No 5/6th grade boys game. Cost $1 or a can of food. Bring money for concession.
PTO meeting Tuesday evening at 6:00 in the north campus library.
Justus-Tiawah Festival Dates and Times 7/8th grade only Girls @ 5 Boys @ 6 Dec. 4th-Justus-Tiawah vs Allen Bowden Dec. 5th-Justus-Tiawah vs Cleora Dec. 7th-Cleora vs Allen Bowden
First Grade Christmas Program tonight 7 PM New Gym Basketball games scheduled against Peggs has been postponed.
JOM Meeting tonight 6 pm Barham Building Conference Room.
Approx. eating times today: South campus: 4th-11:25 5th-12:00 6th-10:50 North campus: PK-10:40 K-11:00 1st-11:25 2nd-11:45 3rd-12:20 Approximate times, we always run a little late toward the later grades.
Parents: The Stephen Fite concert has been cancelled due to illness and will be rescheduled for another day. Pre-K and Kindergarten will remain at school. We will notify you of new concert date as soon as it has been rescheduled.
Reminders: Angel Forms are due on Tuesday, Nov. 14th. Adoptions will start on Thursday, Nov. 16. Blue and Gold Pick up will be Wednesday, Nov 15th from 3-6 in the North Campus Board Room. Please put your child's name on the tag of their coat. The lost and found collection is continuing to grow.
Anger Forms are due tomorrow, Tuesday, Nov. 14. Adoptions will start on Thursday, Nov. 16. This will allow people time to shop over Thanksgiving break.
School wide Veterans Day Assembly Friday at 9:30 AM in the new gym. Parents and grandparents are invited and are asked to invite any Veterans you know. Hope you can join us as we honor our Veterans
Basketball schedule has been posted. Click this link http://5il.co/279e or find under documents/athletics folder. Brackets for Claremore Sequoyah tournament went home with students.
Reminder: Sports team pictures will be taken tomorrow. Make sure to take all uniform items with you for those pictures. Payment is required at the time of the photo session. Also, retakes for the school pictures from September will be tomorrow. We hope everyone had a safe and happy Halloween!!
There will be no elementary after school tutoring today with Mrs. Matheson.
The Wildcats are on their way to the semi-finals! Thank you for the sendoff! They play at 5:00 in Tenkiller! We hope to see you there!
JT Elementary Parents: We are asking pick-up car riders to have a legible sign with your child's name written and placed on sun visor. Please make sure the sign is visible during pick up. Also, if someone other than the regular person is picking up your child, please have them park and use the walk up line. This will allow us to verify the person without holding up the line. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
Remember: Blue and Gold Orders and Money are due tomorrow, October 26th!
Wildcats win!!! 48-28!!! Congrats!!! Coaches and players!!!
Movie Night is still on! Come enjoy an evening with family and friends as we watch Beauty and the Beast! Show starts at 8:00 p.m.!
Parent, Our phone lines are down at the north campus. Please call 918-341-1252 to get a message sent to the north campus. Also, a reminder we so not have school on wednesday, Thursday, Or Friday, for fall break.
JOM elections tonight 6-7 PM at the North Campus Board room. Contact Jennifer Kilpatrick for more info
That was a great game boys! Wildcats take the win! 34-24 final Go Wildcats!!!
Our boys are up 21-0 with 6:20 left in the 1st half!! How ‘bout those Wildcats!!!
Free Parent Presentation offered by Parents As Teachers. Brain Balance Achievement Centers presents "Your Child's Developing Brain". Tonight, 6 PM North Campus Cafeteria.
PTO meeting, Tuesday, October 3, at 6 PM in the the North Campus Library. Please attend if you can. We need a lot of volunteers for carnival on Friday!
The Federal Programs and Title I committee will be meeting today at 4:15 in the board room. The Gifted and Talented committee will meet after at 4:40. Both agendas are posted under documents in the Title and Gifted folder.
Parents: The app is not pulling up the Football schedule on android phones. We have a home game against Briggs on Oct 3rd 5:00 PM. On Oct 5th, we will play in Maryetta at 5:00 PM and Oct 12th at Zion 5:00 PM. Hopefully the problem will be fixed soon.
Reminder: Butter Braid orders will be ready for pick up today! Please pick up your orders at the North Campus cafeteria between 3:00-6:00! Thank you for supporting the library!
7/8 grade academic bowl meeting Tuesday, September 26, Ms. Williams room, for about 15-20 minutes starting at 3:30.
Butter Braids will be at the North Campus cafeteria on Thursday, September 28. Please pick up your order between 3:00 and 6:00 PM. Thank you for supporting the library! We hope you enjoy your Butter Braids!
No school this Friday for professional development. Parent/Teacher conferences 21st and 28th. Please call your child's respective office for an appt.
REMINDER: PICTURE DAY TOMORROW!
Lady Wildcats take the field one last time at 5 pm against Chouteau Wildcats in Chouteau. If you can make it, these girls would love your support. B game follows.
What an incredible turnout! Thank you for supporting the cheerleaders! We are thankful for you all!
Softball girls and football boys are both playing tonight. Girls are home at Pecan Park and boys are away at Peggs. Cross country is running in Foyil tonight as well! Good luck to all the athletes this evening! We are cheering for you all!!
Butter Braid forms and money are due tomorrow, September 13th. Thank you for helping with the library's fundraiser!
That's a wrap! Game 1, the Lady Wildcats came out on top, 15-2!!!! B game starts in a few minutes.
Reminder: Butter Braids order form and money due Wednesday, September 13th.
JT Family: We are going to try and send a lunch alert again @ 3:30. Hopefully we have the glitch worked out. Thank you as we learn how to use the new system.
First Cross Country Meet of the Season today. Girls team came in 5th place and Boys came in 6th. Good Job to BOTH TEAMS!!
JT Family: We are trying to work out the glitch with the calling system about lunch balances. Sorry about the inconvenience.
PTO Meeting tonight, September 5, 6:00 at the North Campus Library. Please join us if you can!
PTO meeting at 6:00 instead of 7:00. My apologies.
PTO meeting tonight in the North campus library at 7:00. Please come if you can.
Menus for September have been posted under dining. For a hard copy look under documents in the cafeteria folder.
Cross Country and Softball schedules are in the athletic folders under documents.
Football schedule has been posted under athletics. Please refer to the following document in regards to if it is 5-8th or only a 7-8th game http://5il.co/1p86
Reminder: Open House TONIGHT 5-7:30 PM. Bring your supplies and meet your teachers. First day of school Wednesday, August 16th!!
Reminder: PTO Back to School Meeting Tuesday, August 8th 6 PM in the North Campus Library
All 7th grade students must have a T-Dap shot on file before they can attend school or get a schedule. Please contact Miss Dana in the Supt. office if you have any questions.
Open House on Monday, August 14th 5-7:30 PM. Bring your supplies and meet your teachers.
JOM Meeting tonight at 6 PM North Campus Elementary Conference Room
Cheer Tryouts: Practice August 1st -3rd 4-6 PM. Tryouts on August 4th 4:30 PM North Campus New Gym
PTO Back to School Meeting Tuesday, August 8th 6 PM in the North Campus Library