Crazy Sock Wednesday

Mon, Mar 30 6:38pm

It is crazy sock day! Wear your craziest pair of socks.   Have more than one pair? Get silly and mix them up!   Don't forget you to send in your pictures!    

Week 3: A Message from Dr. G.

Mon, Mar 30 12:08am

Hello, Friend of JP!   Well, together, we’ve made it through two weeks. Congratulations to us all!   The most common and salient remark I’ve heard from everyone—kids, their parents, and our staff memb ... [More]

Monochromatic Tuesday

Sun, Mar 29 11:57pm

    Wear all one color, any color you chose.   Pick you favorite and wear it from head to toe!  

Superhero Monday

Sun, Mar 29 11:56pm

Calling all super heros!   Wear a cape (or create your own with a towel, blanket, or sheet) and take a picture of yourself doing something SAFE that a superhero would do (such as helping someone)! 

Comic: How To Turn Your Home Into A School Without Losing Your Sanity

Sun, Mar 29 8:47pm

Dr. G wanted to share this comic with the JP Community. If you liked the comic, NPR taled about homeschooling in their Life Kit podcast. Click here to listen. 

Thursday Curbside Drop-Off & Pick-Up / Photos included

Wed, Mar 25 5:24pm

 Drop-Off & Pick-Up -- No need to go inside (Please see attached pictures)   JP will be open tomorrow, Thu., Mar. 26th, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon so parents can drop off any materials they have for ... [More]

A Message from Dr. Ginsberg, 3-24-20

Tue, Mar 24 4:19pm

Hello, Friend of JP!   Well, we’re into Week 2 of our new normal.  I hope you and those whom you love are well.   JP’s staff members and I have remained in close touch, so we’re aware of the many succ ... [More]

Curbside Drop-Off & Pick-Up of Schoolwork at JP

Tue, Mar 24 1:35pm

Hello JP families...   These details are hopefully helpful for you and were in the middle of Dr. G's most recent email.   Drop-Off & Pick-Up   JP will be open on Tue. Mar. 24th, and Thu., Mar. 26th, f ... [More]

Everyone is chipping in! (A message from Dr. G)

Fri, Mar 20 11:01am

Dear JP Families,   On Thursday, Valerie (Ms.B.), Heidy, and Ana, our lunchtime crew, packed 36 two-weekend food bags (i.e., 72 bags) 52 spring-recess double bags for two spring-recess weekends (i.e., ... [More]

Calling all JP Students - Kick-off our first official remote spirit day!!

Thu, Mar 19 11:15pm

We may not be in our beloved little school, but that doesn't mean we still can't have some fun and show off our JP pride!    Following the lead of our amazing teachers, we're inviting everyone in our ... [More]

A message from Dr. Ginsberg

Thu, Mar 19 12:53pm

Dear Friend of JP:   So far, from what we’re hearing, our successes have been growing and our glitches have been declining.  That’s great news!   It’s great to know that so many of our kids are engage ... [More]

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM DR. GINSBERG

Wed, Mar 18 10:19am

Dear Friend of JP:   I hope that your experiences with our first days of remote learning have, overall, been positive, engaging, and not too stressful.  Let’s hope and work together to ensure the ensu ... [More]

Spring Club Registration & Session

Tue, Mar 17 1:31pm

Good afternoon JP families.  We hope that everyone is staying healthy and at home as much as possible.  A few updates from your PTO: Spring club registration that was scheduled to begin on Thurs. 3/19 ... [More]

STEM Activities for Families

Mon, Mar 16 9:25am

* PLEASE NOTE THAT NOT ALL ACTIVITIES MAY BE APPROPRIATE AT THIS TIME.

Update: Upcoming Events and Recent Announcements at Johnson Park Elementary - Week of 3/15

Sun, Mar 15 10:20am

Hi JP Community, Please ignore the "Upcoming Events and Recent Announcements at Johnson Park Elementary - Week of 3/15" email sent out earlier this AM. All events are cancelled until further notice.  ... [More]

Scholastic's Learn At Home Available To All Families

Sat, Mar 14 5:56pm

Comcast Assistance Available for Families Needing Internet During Covid-19 Outbreak

Fri, Mar 13 2:15pm

Comcast is offering free internet to low income families for 60 days. To sign up, applicants can simply visit: www.internetessentials.com. The accessible website also includes the option to video chat ... [More]

The Pannell Food Pantry Needs Assistance!!!

Fri, Mar 13 1:40pm

Because of concern about the Coronavirus, Mercer Street Friends food bank has unfortunately closed to Free Community Food Bank programs, such as our Mobile Food Pantry, leaving a large number of famil ... [More]

New spring club flyers

Thu, Mar 5 8:33am

Good morning, Please disregard the Spring After-School Club flyer and Spring Enrollment Detail pages distributed to your children earlier this week. Upon review, we noticed several typographical error ... [More]

5th Grade vs JP Staff Basketball Game

Wed, Mar 4 6:43pm

Please save the date and be sure to get all your JP spirit wear ready!   JP's March Madness Epic Basketball Challenge and Hoop-a-thon   Friday, March 20th, 2020  @ 6:00 PM at John Witherspoon MS Gym S ... [More]

Spring Club Sign-up Begins Thurs., Mar. 19th @ 8pm

Tue, Mar 3 10:48pm

Johnson Park After-School Clubs SPRING-ENROLLMENT DETAILS Registration for Spring After-School Clubs is open for one week only.  To guarantee a smooth enrollment process, please read the information b ... [More]

Spring Club Update

Tue, Mar 3 4:55pm

Good Afternoon JP   Please note the following corrections for Spring Clubs Comedy Improv is grades 4-5 ONLY Quidditch is grades 3-5  We apologize for any confusion.

REMINDER - Arm in Arm Food Pantry Donations DUE Tomorrow, FRIDAY 2/21

Thu, Feb 20 6:12pm

Dear JP Families,   This is a friendly reminder that the Arm In Arm donations are due tomorrow at JP. A big hearty thank you to those have donated thus far!   Please also see the invitation from Arm I ... [More]

Ukulele club cancellation today, Feb 20th

Thu, Feb 20 10:13am

Ukulele club will be cancelled today, February 20th, and rescheduled for next Thursday, February 27th. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Treat Yourself for Valentine's Day and get a ticket to the Bubbles and Baubles Champagne Tasting Ladies Night!

Tue, Feb 11 12:15pm

Dear Fellow JP parents    You are cordially invited to the Bubbles and Baubles Ladies Night event! Show yourself some Valentine's Day love and treat yourself to a champagne tasting with your fellow JP ... [More]

Help us fill the shelves of the Arm & Arm food pantry

Tue, Feb 11 9:32am

Hello JP Families,    To follow up on the Arm & Arm  grocery bags that were sent home last week, please consider participating and helping our neighbors in need. Attached, you will find the list of wh ... [More]

Coffee with the PTO and Meet and Greet with the BOE Candidates

Wed, Feb 5 9:44am

Please join us tomorrow after drop-off  for coffee with the  PTO board.    Come and hear about what's new and exciting @ JP. Bring your questions and ideas. BOE Rep. Debbie Bronfeld will be in attenda ... [More]

NEW PRODUCT ON KONSTELLA SPIRIT STORE

Tue, Feb 4 12:35pm

HI JP!! CHECK OUT THE LINK BELOW TO FIND NEW PRODUCTS IN THE SPIRIT STORE!  THERE IS ALSO ONE LAST 2020 JP SWEATSHIRT IN ADULT XL FOR SALE.   HERE IS THE LINK TO THE SPIRIT STORE https://www.konstella ... [More]

January Spirit Day This Friday 1/31!!!!!!

Tue, Jan 28 11:08am

Join the JP team and celebrate Spirit Day on Friday January 31st.  The theme will be “CRAZY MIX-MATCH DAY” Wear your Craziest Combo, go Wild on your Hair and make sure your Feet have something Bright on them!!

ENROLLMENT GROWTH AND FACILITIES PLANNING

Tue, Jan 28 8:38am

Enrollment Growth and Facilities Planning: If you missed Saturday’s Community Forum for Planning, take time to review the data in the presentation below to get an idea of the projected number of stude ... [More]

Casa JP- SOLD OUT

Thu, Jan 23 11:23pm

Once again, Casa JP, our Italian dinner and BINGO night, has sold out!   We look forward to seeing all who signed up on Friday, January 31st! For safety reasons, we are unable accept any more reservat ... [More]

Casa JP is nearly sold out!

Thu, Jan 23 5:18pm

Only 10 seats are left. Get your tickets before they are gone!!

Clay creation cancellation 1/9/2020

Thu, Jan 9 9:51am

Please be advised that Clay Creation will be cancelled today, Thursday, January 9, 2020 due to teacher illness. Sorry for any inconvenience. Thank you.

JP SPIRIT DAY THIS FRIDAY 12/20!!! PJ AND STUFFIE DAY

Mon, Dec 16 4:12pm

THIS FRIDAY IS JP'S LAST SPIRIT DAY OF THE DECADE!! CELEBRATE THE LAST SCHOOL DAY OF 2019 IN YOUR COMFIEST PJ'S IF YOU WANT YOU CAN ALSO BRING A SPECIAL STUFFIE (MUST BE SMALL ENOUGH TO CARRY TO SCHOO ... [More]

After School Club Winter Enrollment

Tue, Dec 10 9:30pm

Registration for Winter After School Clubs begins tomorrow at 8 p.m. and closes on Wednesday, December 18th at 10 p.m. In advance of enrollment opening, please create an account in Homeroom, at www.ho ... [More]

JP TUMBLERS FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Mon, Dec 9 1:31pm

THE JP TUMBLERS WOULD BE A GREAT HOLIDAY GIFT FOR ANYONE WHO LIKES A GREAT LOOKING AND FUNCTIONING TRAVEL MUG!  ITS ALSO A GREAT WAY TO SHOW YOUR SCHOOL SPIRIT AND SUPPORT THE JP PTO.  THE MUGS ARE $1 ... [More]

THERE ARE A FEW OFFICIAL 2020 JP SWEATSHIRTS LEFT

Mon, Dec 9 1:25pm

WE ARE GETTING READY TO DISTRIBUTE THE KIDS THERE 2020 JP SWEATSHIRTS SOON AND THEY ARE SO CUTE!!!   IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN GETTING AN OFFICIAL 2020  JP ADULT SWEATSHIRT PLEASE LET ME KNOW ASAP.  TH ... [More]

The waiting is almost over! Sibling Photos and Retakes should be available early next week

Thu, Dec 5 5:14pm

Dear Parents,   Lifetouch has advised us that sibling photos and retakes should be available early next week.     If you have already ordered and paid you should receive your new package (as per your ... [More]

Frozen II Party Board with Mrs. Gates and Mrs. Ketterer

Thu, Nov 21 3:47pm

Hello JP families:   Mrs. Ketterer and Mrs. Gates are hosting a Frozen II movie viewing party board and there are still two tickets left! Here is the description of the party board:   Ms. Ketterer and ... [More]

Crazy Hair Day tomorrow: Friday 11/22!

Thu, Nov 21 3:16pm

  Show your JP spirit and celebrate Crazy Hair Day on Friday, November 22nd!    Let's see how creative our JP community can be with some crazy and wacky hair styles!   We apologize that picture re-tak ... [More]

Photo Re-Take Day Scheduled for Friday, November 22, 2019

Tue, Nov 19 10:11am

Get ready to smile (or smile again!) for Friday, November 22, 2019!   We will do our Photo Re-Take Day on this upcoming Friday.     Friday's Re-Take Day is for the following kids/parents:   1) Parents ... [More]

Winter Coats Needed- ASAP

Thu, Nov 14 9:12pm

Hello All! A big thank you for all the halloween costumes and warm winter clothing that has made it into the big donation boxes in the main entrance. The donations have found their way to grateful hom ... [More]

Turkey Trot Donations will be accepted until tomorrow - THE CLASSROOM FOOD DRIVE CONTEST IS STILL ON!

Thu, Nov 14 10:24am

Good News: our Turkey Trot is taking place this afternoon, but donations to TASK (Trenton Area Soup Kitchen) will still be accepted until end of school tomorrow!   That is right - each classroom still ... [More]

Photo Re-Take Day had to be Postponed!

Thu, Nov 14 10:11am

As a result of technical difficulties with LifeTouch, our Photo Re-Take Day had to be postponed.     We hope to notify parents and teachers very soon of the new Re-Take date.  We are aware that many p ... [More]

International Night, November 21st - book your table now!

Wed, Oct 30 7:11am

International Night is on November 21st, 6pm-7:30pm   Sign up for your table: https://www.konstella.com/app/school/583cf671e4b072e1b0b3ce20/signups/5d8cdcc3e4b0723099ad0aca   Need more information? Pl ... [More]

Candy for Operation Gratitude

Tue, Oct 29 2:53pm

WE WANT YOUR CANDY! Are you looking to donate your extra Halloween candy?  Our second graders are collecting goodies for Operation Gratitude. This . organization delivers care packages to American sol ... [More]

Photo packages are coming home today! Photo Re-Take Day scheduled for November 14, 2019.

Tue, Oct 22 10:54am

Hello JP Parents,   For those of you who have ordered school photos prior to or on photo day, your children will receive their photos in their school folders today - well in time for holiday gifts!   ... [More]

Party Boards are now open!

Sun, Oct 20 2:33pm

Thank you to all of our families who attended the PTO Fall Harvest Fest this Saturday and those who purchased proxy tickets. The Party Boards are now open to the rest of the school on eventbrite.   In ... [More]

Harvest Fest Ticket deadline is today!

Fri, Oct 11 3:10pm

The deadline to purchase tickets to this year's Harvest Fest Pub Trivia Night is today!    If you haven't purchased tickets for our event, please do so here by tonight:   https://jpharvestfest.eventbr ... [More]

Reminder: Deadline for Harvest Fest Pub Trivia Night tickets is tomorrow!

Thu, Oct 10 1:10pm

The deadline to purchase tickets to this year's Harvest Fest Pub Trivia Night is tomorrow.   If you haven't purchased tickets for our event, please do so here by tomorrow's deadline:   https://jpharve ... [More]

Party Board Booklets came home today!

Tue, Oct 8 6:04pm

The Party Board packet detailing all of the parties that will be available for purchase at our Harvest Fest Pub Trivia Night went home in the backpacks today.  We hope you enjoy browsing all of the gr ... [More]

Reminder: Party Board Submission deadline is today!

Fri, Oct 4 10:40am

  Have a party board idea? Please consider hosting a party-board activity to support our school! All you need is an idea and the willingness to organize/host an event.  Your event can be as simple or ... [More]

Deadline to submit party board ideas is this Friday!

Wed, Oct 2 6:24pm

    Have a party board idea? Please consider hosting a party-board activity to support our school! All you need is an idea and the willingness to organize/host an event.  Your event can be as simple o ... [More]

Coffee with the PTO and Meet and Greet with the BOE Candidates

Wed, Oct 2 5:01pm

Join us tomorrow after drop-off  for coffee with the  PTO board.    Meet the Candidates for Board of Ed.  Bring your questions and ideas!     We hope to see you there!

Photo Day: Order your pictures in the next 48 hours and receive the proofs with everybody who ordered before Photo Day!

Wed, Oct 2 3:50pm

Dear Parents,   Your children looked lovely for picture day and we had a blast!  Have you forgotten to order pictures?  Lifetouch just informed us that if you order within the next 48 hours, you will ... [More]

October 2, 2019 Photo Day Reminder and Ordering Information

Mon, Sep 30 8:50am

Just a reminder that Wednesday, October 2nd, is photo day at JP!     Photos will be taken of all JP children regardless of whether you order photos beforehand or not.  If you choose to order beforehan ... [More]

HALLOWEEN COSTUME & COAT DRIVE

Fri, Sep 27 10:43am

Halloween-Costume & Winter-Coat Drives   Let’s join together to help our JP community enjoy Halloween and be ready for winter.   To ensure that all JP pupils have fun at Halloween and stay warm therea ... [More]

A Heartfelt Thank You! We Did It!!

Thu, Sep 26 9:56pm

WE DID IT! It's official... we met our dues goal of $25,000 and we want to say  THANK YOU to our parents and staff. We are GRATEFUL for such a generous outpouring from this AMAZING community!   We are ... [More]

Harvest Fest Pub Trivia Night Details

Thu, Sep 26 9:56pm

Details for the Harvest Fest Pub Trivia Night went home in folders today!     Eat, Drink, and Be Giving!   Join us for a fun night as we sign up for Party Boards and enjoy friends, food, drink, and tr ... [More]

Photo Day Orders Forms Clarified

Tue, Sep 24 12:23pm

All parents should have received photo day order forms in their children's folders yesterday.  If you did not, please let us know.     There are 3 categories of things you can order: 1) Packages 2) Ad ... [More]

We are almost at our PTO Dues Drive goal!

Mon, Sep 23 1:42pm

We are at 95%..... soooo close to our goal.......just $1200 will put us there.      Have you paid your dues?  We'll gratefully accept any amount.   Please do so ASAP so we can ensure we get spirit wea ... [More]

Telephone service is back up and running!

Mon, Sep 23 8:49am

Temporarily without telephone service at JP

Mon, Sep 23 8:44am

  JP is temporarily without telephone service and a technician is addressing the problem.    In an emergency, people should send an e-mail message to either  michelecowell@princetonk12.org or mariloug ... [More]

Spirit Day - Friday 9/27

Fri, Sep 20 9:09am

Join the JP Community and celebrate your school spirit on Friday, September 27. We ask everyone to wear your JP sweatshirts, favorite JP spirit wear or dress in our school colors - GREEN & WHITE!

Come to the first PTO Meeting - Next Thursday, September 19th

Wed, Sep 18 12:44pm

Come join our first PTO meeting of the year Thursday, September 19th.  We'll have treats for our bake sale - all contributions will be added to the class penny jar funds. Please join us to hear about ... [More]

Back To School Night

Wed, Sep 11 11:36pm

REMINDER: Our P.T.O. will collect voluntary dues this evening. Please bring your checkbook or credit card. We gratefully accept any amount to support our programs for children. Thank you   6:30-6:50 A ... [More]

SPECIAL ED PTO SCHOOL LIAISON NEEDED!!

Thu, Sep 5 10:53am

SPECIAL ED PTO SCHOOL LIAISON NEEDED!!   Each school in the district has a parent serving as Special Education PTO Liaison to help facilitate communication and partnership between schools and families ... [More]