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In this Week’s NewsFlash:
- Virtual Girls on the Run
- Last Days to Order Joyner Jagwear
- Coffee with Counselors
- Free Student Meals
- 2020 Census
- WJYJ News
Remember to look at the bottom of each week’s NewsFlash for upcoming important dates. Check out the school and PTA calendar (https://joynerpta.com/calendar/) and link it to your own Google Calendar.
Still learning the JYJ lingo? Check out our glossary of terms to get up to speed. If you just graduated your last child and you’re done with the NewsFlash, know that we’ll miss you, but feel free to unsubscribe and leave the Joyner hub.
Virtual Girls on the Run – Registration Now Open
Girls on the Run is here for you! Keep the fun, friends, and connection going! GOTR Triangle is excited to offer your girl amazing activities, engaging, meaningful discussions, and the chance to be active; all woven into the Girls on the Run one-of-a-kind bonding experience–online!
Registration for Virtual Girls on the Run teams is now open for all 3rd – 5th grade girls and those who identify as a girl. Visit the link below for more information and to register your girl!
Choose from several available Virtual Team timeslots. Registration fee includes virtual meet ups with your team and coaches twice a week, a personal journal, a t-shirt and a finishers certificate and a medal. Be sure to coordinate with friends to pick the same Virtual Team if you’d like. Contact Wendy Pedraza with questions. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Time is Running out…Order Your Joyner Jagwear Today!
Don’t miss this opportunity to order your Jagwear. Online orders can be placed at JYJ.MEMBERHUB.STORE or order forms can be mailed to Susie Petretich (address is on form). **ALL ORDERS MUST BE PREPAID and no change can be given. Orders must be received by September 25th. No orders will be taken after this date.
Please note that shirts run true to size but the sweatshirts tend to shrink a little so keep that in mind when choosing sizes. Questions? Email Susie Petretich at Susiepetretich4@gmail.com.
Coffee with Counselors
Have questions about parenting during remote learning, need tips on navigating virtual learning or just want to say hello? Each week we will be available to connect with families. Join us on Tuesdays from 8-8:30am (Grades K-2 parents) and Wednesdays (Grades 3-5 parents) for “Coffee with the Counselors”. Google link will be shared with teachers and also posted in your child’s counselor Google classroom. Hope you will join us!
Free Breakfast and Lunch for All Students
Students in all grade levels can receive a free breakfast and lunch from an operating location until December 31*. Please visit https://www.wcpss.net/food for a list of operating sites. Students are not required to visit their assigned school and do not have to be present to receive meals. The curbside meal service will operate Monday through Friday from 10:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Students will receive breakfast and lunch at no cost! No student ID number required to receive meals.
*Or until funding is depleted.
2020 Census – Act Now to Support Our Community
Did you know that the 10 minutes you spend responding to the 2020 census is worth $18,000 over ten years in education, healthcare, childcare, and other resources? Did you know that children are the most likely to be missed in the count? Did you know that the census tracks around Joyner have a 60-73% response rate for the census and Wake County’s goal is 82%? It’s not too late to respond to the census by phone or online. Wake PTA Advocacy has compiled information just for you: https://bit.ly/WakePTAVoter2020.
WJYJ News: Keeping Us Connected
If we can’t be together, we can surely count on our dynamic WJYJ news crew to keep us connected. Check out last week’s episode of the WJYJ news and stay tuned for this week’s episode. https://www.wcpss.net/Page/45377
- September 25 – Last Day to Order Jag Wear
- September 28 – Teacher Workday- No School
- Joyner PTA website
- Joyner glossary of terms
- J.Y. Joyner Foundation website
- Join the JYJ MemberHub
- Join the Wake County PTA MemberHub
- WCPSS Traditional Year School Calendar
- WCPSS email alerts and newsletters
- Guides To Technology for Parents and Students
- Food Distribution Sites
- Lunch menus
- My School Bucks (lunch money app)
- WCPSS Online School Payments (for field trips)
- Triple P (Positive Parenting Program)
- Joyner Amazon Smile shopping account
- Harris Teeter VIC card link (number 1988)
- JYJ Shutterfly Shopping Account
The NewsFlash is produced (almost) every week by the Joyner PTA communications chair. Have an announcement to include in a future edition of the NewsFlash? Submit your article via this form. And don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @pta_joyner.