September 4, 2019

This year we are partnering with Giving Bean to bring you great products while helping the PTA.

Giving Bean has been roasting and shipping fine roasted coffees and artisan teas to benefit community and non-profit groups throughout the USA for over 10 years....

September 4, 2019

Join us at our kick-off PTA meeting, Thursday, September, 5th at 9:15 am in the Community Room!

You'll have a chance to meet our new interim principal, Phyllis Amori.

In addition, join the conversation with ER9 superintendent, Dr. Tom McMorran, about the JRMS prin...

June 4, 2019

Thursday, June 6th at 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Mark Twain Library

This is part of a Mark Twain Library series co-sponsored by the PTA. 

What are the experiences, learning environments, skills, knowledge sets, and other aspects of education that we should let go of beca...

June 4, 2019

The PTA socials are this week! Remember to return the permission slips to school. We are also in need of more supplies and volunteers. Please see the individual sign ups for each grade below.

5th Grade Social (Wednesday, June 5th-3:40 to 5:30pm)

www.signupgenius.com

6th G...

May 28, 2019

Mark Twain Library series: The Future of Education

(co-sponsored by JRMS PTA)

Thursday, May 30th from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Restorative Practices with Children

Just as we need food, shelter and clothing, human beings also need strong and meaningful relationships to thrive. Ch...

May 22, 2019

Thursday, May 23rd from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

21st Century Integrated Learning

(co-sponsored by JRMS PTA)

Raising and educating children for the 21st century is challenging. Caroline Hunter, co-founder of 21CI (21st Century Integrated) will show us how we can educate child...

April 29, 2019

Join us for our next monthly meeting on Thursday, May 2nd. The meeting starts at 9:15am in the JRMS Community Room.

Curious to know what life will be like for your student at Joel Barlow? Join us at our next meeting where three current Barlow parents will come answer a...

April 26, 2019

We are happy to announce the winners of the 2019 PTA Reflections Program:


Photography: 
Finn Bermingham (5th grade), Winner Intermediate

Music: 
Mia Callot (5th grade), Winner Intermediate (CT PTA State Winner)
Emma Scheckner (5th grade), 2nd place Intermediate

Visual...

April 7, 2019

The middle school goes through an estimated 1000 paper cups a day at the water coolers. We challenge your middle schooler to use this water bottle in honor of Earth day and help raise money for the PTA and the great programs it supports.

You can make a difference to the...

April 3, 2019

At the next JRMS PTA meeting we'll be discussing our plans for the 2019-2020 school year. Do you have any ideas? Please attend the meeting and share. We'd love to hear from you.
 

We are also looking to fill four board positions for next year. If you think you may be in...

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