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    Weekly Message 1-22

    Just in case you missed it, Ms. Olinde is the JMB's Teacher of the Year and semifinalist for the Wicomico County Teacher of the Year. We are so proud and excited for her. I want to say again how much I appreciated the communication and collaboration of staff and students on Friday. I felt proud of the Clipper Nation. The teamwork allowed us to remain on a normal status and have an excellent end to our week. We will be collaborating with the other high schools to learn more about the incident to help develop

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    Weekly Message 1-15

    We are happy to announce that Mr. Cooper, Mrs. Gordy, and Ms. Olinde were selected as semifinalists for the JMB Teacher of the Year. On Thursday evening Ms. Olinde was announced as the JMB Teacher of the Year. We are so proud! Ms. Olinde now becomes a semifinalist for the Wicomico County Teacher of the Year. Thank you for coming out to support the Boys' Basketball team as they took on WiHi this week. It was a sold-out game. Despite being crowded and warm, I appreciate that the students, parents, and the community created a positive atmosphere during the game. Just another example of the Clipper Nation coming together for a positive experience. Early this week, Ms. Elder

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    Weekly Message 1-8

    This week students currently enrolled in Algebra 1, English 10, Biology, or Government will take the Maryland Comprehensive Assessment. Most students will be completing testing during their regular class times. Students who are testing have received a testing ticket indicating the period(s) and location(s) where they will be completing their testing during that week. If you have questions or concerns, please contact the assistant principal, Ms. Dunn (adunn@wcboe.org). We have been working to enhance the lunch experience for students

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    January 1st Weekly Message

    Welcome to the 2023 portion of the school year. I hope you had a wonderful break! Students currently enrolled in Algebra 1, English 10, Biology, or Government will be taking the Maryland Comprehensive Assessment the week of 1/9/23 through 1/12/23. Most students will be completing testing during their regular class times. Students who are testing will receive a testing ticket indicating the period(s) and location(s) where

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    Weekly Message 12-11

    We might have just a few days before break, but we still have a lot going on, so check out the bulletin and the entire message to ensure you don't miss out. Just a few dates to highlight... -Board meeting on the 13th -Progress reports will go live on the 14th -Food pantry drive-through on the 16th The classes have been engaged in a Penny War, with the

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    12/4 Weekly Message

    We are starting this week with a Winter Whiteout. We are encouraging students and staff to take part and wear white. On Wednesday this week, we will collect donations for the JMB food pantry. Students are asked to drop off their donations in their first period class. Then on the 16th, we will have a food pantry distribution to help our community

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    Weekly Message 11-27

    I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving Break. As we return tomorrow, please remind your student to be mindful of what they post online. Unfortunately, social media created some negative feelings among students prior to thanksgiving break. If you or your student are concerned with anything you have seen on social media, please report the site and let us know so we can help. It takes all of us working together to address social media concerns. As we return tomorrow, we have just three short weeks before

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    Parent Message 11-20

    Our students did a great job transitioning from term 1 to term 2. Students have been reminded on the morning announcements to make sure they are on time to class and to put in every effort to start the term strong. Report Cards went live on Monday. Students who have failed due to attendance will have their report cards mailed home. This message includes information through November 22nd. Your next

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    JMB PTSA 11/17

    We’d like to remind you that we will be having our third PTSA meeting for the year this Thursday evening, November 17th, from 4-6pm. This PTSA night will feature the following: • Classroom Visitations • JMB FAFSA night - our Guidance

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    Weekly Message 11-15

    Our students did a great job transitioning from term 1 to term 2. Students have been reminded on the morning announcements to make sure they are on time to class and to put in every effort to start the term strong. Report Cards will go live on Monday. The directions on how to view reports

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    Parent Message 11-6

    Tomorrow is officially the last day of the first quarter. On Tuesday, schools are closed for election day. When students return on Wednesday the 9th, we begin the second quarter; for some students, this may mean some new classes. Please encourage your student to review their

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    Weekly Message 10-30

    Winter sports are just around the corner as we are getting ready to end the first term and entering the play-off season for fall sports. Many teams have already held interest meetings. If your student is shy about reaching out but wants to play a sport, all the coaches' emails are included in the message. Don't hesitate to reach out. Also, remember all the great clubs we have. Encourage your students to get involved. Last week you met the

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    Step Up ready to begin.

    Our step up program for after school will be starting on October 31. The flyer attached has the registration information form that needs to be completed for any students wishing to participate in our after school step up programs. This form must be completed prior to

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    Weekly Message 10-23

    I know it is hard to believe, but we are just ten days away from the end of the first term. Please continue encouraging your students to stay strong and get their grades as high as possible over the next ten days. Just as we are competitive in sports, I would like to see JMB dominate academically. Let's show the other schools how great we are! Attention parents of students enrolled in a Full year or

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    Weekly Message 10/16

    This past week we had our first PSAT/Virtual day. We have developed a list of ideas to make the day smoother for testing, especially the dismissal. We appreciate your kindness and willingness to work with us as we experienced this for the first time. We anticipate a similar process in the spring when Juniors take the SATs. I know it is hard to believe, but we are just 15 days away from

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    Weekly Message 10-9

    Progress reports went live on the 5th. On Friday our freshmen checked in during flex to ensure they were aware of their grades. Freshmen who took the initiative during flex earned a ticket for an icy at lunch. It is so important that students check their grades. If you haven't had a chance to review your student's grades, please take a look. The directions on how to see grades are below. October 12th is PSAT testing day. Only 10th grade and

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  • PSAT Day, Wednesday October 12, 2022

    On Wednesday, October 12th, JMB is administering the PSAT/NMSQT assessment. All 10th grade students are registered to take the test and should report to school as normal on this day. Additionally, if your student is in 9th and 11th grade, and registered to take the test, they should also report to school as normal on this day. Only those students who are taking the PSAT will be in

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    Weekly Message 10-2

    The students did an excellent job throughout homecoming week, and I think they had fun at the pep rally and the dance. It was great to hear the cheering and the smiles. I am so proud of them! There will be a special senior meeting presented by the school counselors for seniors on Tuesday during second period (9:10) in the JMB auditoriums. Progress reports go live on the 5th, so I hope our good start to the year also means good grades. Freshman parents

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    🎉 Homecoming 2022

    James M. Bennett High School is happy to announce our 2022 Homecoming Celebration from September 26th thru October 1st. The theme for the week is Neon 80s. On each day of the week, a school Spirit Day will be held. Themes for each day include

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    Weekly Message 9-25

    JMB students are off to a good start, and I look forward to a great homecoming week. This year's theme is the Neon 80s. Monday is anything but a backpack day. Students have been reminded that shopping carts are not allowed, and students must be able to carry items up and down the stairs as well as comply with bus driver expectations. Students have also been reminded that the code of conduct and dress code are still in effect during school spirit days. The ticket sale process started with upper-classmen. Upper-classmen

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