The ER9 Special Education Committee

Working together with the schools across the ER9 district, our mission is to support both students and families who rely on additional support measures in our schools, to work collaboratively with special education departments, teachers, and staff to foster a partnership in our children’s education, and to be a resource for any family in the community who seeks a better understanding of special education and special needs. Please join us at our first Sip n’ Chat at the Redding Roadhouse on Wednesday, December 4th at 6:30pm. For more information contact Danielle Garavito at or Iris Hotakov at

PTA Staff Appreciation Lunch: December 17th

The PTA’s next Staff Appreciation event will be December 17th when we will hold a luncheon for JRMS teachers and staff to celebrate the winter holidays. *NEW* this year, to make it extra special, we will be having raffle prizes our fantastic staff members can win! BUT WE NEED YOUR HELP - We need items to raffle! We would like to make a number of different baskets, so there are several things we need. We are looking for gift cards, gift items, empty baskets/decorative boxes, or even baskets already filled with goodies if you would like to make one! There will be a collection box in the main office marked “TEACHER APPRECIATION RAFFLE” where you or child can drop things off, or we can make spe

PTA Reflections Program: 2019-2020 Theme “Look Within”

Once again, it’s time for the National PTA Art Contest, Reflections! Students are encouraged to explore their talents and express themselves. Each year, students are recognized for bringing a theme to life through dance, film production, literature, music, photography and visual arts. To learn more about the contest go to or email Lisa Cederbaum at Contest rules can be found at Entries must be submitted to the JRMS Front Office with a completed entry form by December 13th. Click here to download an entry form.

JRMS PTA Meeting, December 5th

Are homework haggles and study struggles wreaking havoc in your home? The JRMS PTA brings you the gift that keeps giving... just in time for the holidays: S4 Successful Study Skills 4 Students, teaches skills for school, tools for life. Join us on December 5 at 6:30p in the JRMS Learning Commons for this one-hour seminar immediately following a brief PTA meeting. This presentation is offered free to our members and community, but you must register. Please follow the link below to save your spot. 7 Ways to Support Your Student's Study Habits During this powerful one-hour presentation, parents will learn how to they can support their student with seven tools and concrete ideas that can be

Redding Artisan Fair: Saturday, December 7th, 10AM-4PM

Join us for crafts, baked goods, live music, and so much more! Come and do some holiday shopping as you support local artisans and the JRMS PTA. This year the Artisan Fair will take place in the JRMS gym. Items on sale will include: accessories, jewelry, candles, leather goods, toys, ornaments, soaps, food, art, wall decor, and more! For more info go to the Artisan Fair Facebook page. The Artisan Fair is looking for creative students that would like to sell their handcrafted items at the fair. Time slots are available and there is no fee for students to participate. For more info please send an email to: We also need help transforming the gym into a festive winte

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