NewsFlash | Original Works Deadline TODAY, Order Yearbook by THURSDAY, and TEK Club Registration THURSDAY

Congrats to Super Speller Nate Mizelle! Nate, Joyner’s school spelling bee champ, tied for 4th place in the Wake County Spelling Bee held on Saturday! Great job, Nate. You represented Joyner well!


Original Works Deadline is TODAY, March 21

Choose personalized gifts with your child’s artwork! Artwork and ordering instructions for this year’s Original Works school fundraiser were sent home earlier this month. Choose among lots of great products featuring your child’s very own artwork. Completed forms should be turned into your child’s teacher by TODAY, Wednesday, March 21. Contact Meredith Swindell at or Catherine Otto at with questions.


LAST CALL for Yearbooks – Order by Thursday!

Yearbooks must be ordered by Thursday. Flyers came home in Wednesday folders, or you can order online at Joyner’s yearbook ID code is 10746718.



Register for Spring 2018 Joyner TEK Clubs on THURSDAY

Spring TEK Club registration will take place this Thursday, March 22, from 8:00-8:30 in the JYJ media center. You or your child may drop off the registration form and payment on Thursday morning. Registration forms were sent home in folders. Clubs will run on Wednesdays, April 18-May 23 (6 sessions), after school till 4:45. TEK supervises students in the afternoon prior to the start of clubs. Full club descriptions can be found on our registration form or online at Extra registration and medical release forms can be found at Please contact TEK with any questions at

Save the Dates: Dine-Out Night, Night of Nonsense, Kickball Game

Update those calendars:
  • April 19: Student-Led Conferences (see sign-ups in grade level hubs)
  • April 19: Dine-out night at Moe’s at North Hills
  • May 17: Night of Nonsense and the Food Truck Frenzy
  • June 8: 5th Grade vs. Teachers Kickball Game

Amazon Smile Means Your Purchases Help Joyner

3x your impact! Amazon is tripling the donation rate on your first purchase through March 31. Shop Amazon through and Amazon donates a percentage of the sale to Joyner’s PTA!


Kindergarten Readiness and First Grade Refresher Camp

Ms. Johnson and Ms. Forbes are offering their rising kindergarten readiness camp again this year and adding a special week for rising first graders, too! Camps are half-day (9-noon) and run June 25-29July 23-27, and Aug 6-10 for rising Kinders. July 30-Aug. 3 is First Grade Refresher week. Click here to learn more and click here to download the registration form.


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Calendar Items

  • Mar. 29: Snow make-up day. School is in session.
  • Mar. 30: Holiday
  • Apr. 2-6: Spring Break
  • Apr. 12: Spring pictures and class photos from LifeTouch
  • Apr. 19: Spirit Night at Moe’s at North Hills, 3-9 pm
  • Apr. 26: PTA general membership meeting, 6:15 pm, and Spring performance, 6:45 pm
  • May 3: JYJ Foundation Fiesta, 7:30-10:30 pm, Whitaker & Atlantic
  • May 5: Science Olympiad division tournament
  • May 8: Teacher appreciation luncheon
  • May 17: Night of Nonsense
  • TBD: Kindergarten orientation
  • TBD: Field Day
  • May 28: Holiday
  • June 7: 5th grade graduation
  • June 8: 5th grade vs. teachers kickball game
  • June 11: Last day of school

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