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Congratulations New Greene PTA & Online Back-To-School Packet & Payment System Coming Soon

Congratulations to Amanda Steil, PTA President, and the newly elected Greene PTA Executive Board. The PTA’s namesake will officially change over on July 1.Welcome Greene Middle School PTA Executive Board. If you see an OPEN position and wonder if it is a good fit, please email the President.
In conjunction with the new school name, we will also be migrating to an online Back-to-School packet and School Forms / donation / payment system. If you have ideas on how to further improve the content and delivery of the 2018-2019 Back-to-School materials, please email PTA President Amanda Steil at jordanptapresident@gmail.com or the Executive Vice President, Ann Balva at ann@balva.com.

Will You Have a 6th Grader at Greene Next Year? SUBSCRIBE to the Class 2021 List!

Subscribe to the Greene Class 2021 List (do this even if you already have a student at Jordan). This will ensure that you will receive the weekly Greene eNews during all of the years your student is at Greene and also any separate communications that are sent only to next year’s 6th grade Greene parents. To sign up, go to

         eNews sign-up (https://jordan.paloaltopta.org/greene-enews)

 …click on the green box and follow the instructions.

Questions? Contact List Manager, jordanlistmanager@gmail.com

Register your 8th Grader for the Promotion Party!

The 8th Grade Promotion Party will take place on Friday, June 1  immediately following the Promotion Ceremony until 10:30pm . The celebration will include food, games, entertainment, music, dancing, and lots of fun. Your student won’t want to miss it!  The goal is to get everyone to attend their last fun event of the school year.

Your student must register prior to May 18thPlease register online at: https://JordanMSPTA.myschoolcentral.com.

The cost is $45 per student. Scholarships are available.
Scholarships: Scholarships are available through Ms. Vickie Perry at vperry@pausd.org. Please contact her to access a scholarship for the party.

PTA General Meeting — Thur, 4/12

All are welcome to the quarterly PTA General Membership meeting this Thursday, April 12 at 8:30am in the Jordan Library. Please join us to hear the latest on what is going on in the PTA and what we are planning for the few weeks of school.

Jordan PTA – SPECIAL MEETING – Community Forum Picking School Name – THIS TUESDAY @ 6:30 pm

All former, current, and future Jordan Parents, Students, and our Neighbors — please join us for a SPECIAL PTA Meeting on Renaming Jordan Middle School. We have the opportunity to voice to others and hear from another the thoughts on picking the name for our beloved middle school. This is your opportunity to speak and be heard ahead of the Board vote on March 27th.

 

Subject: Jordan PTA – Meeting To Discuss School Name Adoption
Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Location: MPR or Available Location at Jordan Middle School

 

Six diverse candidates have been submitted for consideration: Ellen Fletcher, Frank Greene, Jr., William Hewlett, Edith Johnson, Fred Yamamoto, and Anna Zschokke. You can read more about these individuals in this report.

 

The PAUSD Renaming Committee will be here to answer questions. By way of background, please watch last week’s PAUSD Board youtube video link starting at time stamp 14:21.

Top name candidates were individually presented at March 13 Board Meeting along with a powerpoint presentation slide deck on the Renaming Committee’s process. We thank the Board and the Renaming Committee for the thorough and diligent work. It was a labor of love. Thank you!

 

Please note there is a concurrent LCAP meeting the same evening, so if you are unable to make the Jordan meeting, but wish to have your name preference and comments included, kindly email Jordan PTA president, Jade Chao, at jordanptapresident@gmail.com