Silent Auction is Active Now
Dear Parents,  Our OnlinePTSA Silent Auction has begun and will be open for two weeks!! ( Monday, March 19 at 8 am and will end on Friday, March 30, at 6 pm .)   This is one of our biggest fundraisers of the year.  The money we earn helps fund a new innovation lab, video production studio and many other needed items at the school. The Silent Auction showcases various items in many different categories. You will find VIP parking and seating options for the 8th grade graduation, dance and yoga studio packages, gift certificates, etc. We are planning on adding new ... read full article
Author:
Gizella Nyquist 
Show from:
3/19/2018-7/2/2018

Silent Auction March 19-March 30
Our Online Silent Auction is to begin on March 19 and will end on March 30 .  This is one of our biggest fundraisers of the year.  The money we earn helps fund new picnic tables, bicycle racks and many other needed items at the school. This year we are are trying to create baskets for the Silent Auction from items donated by 7 th graders and 8 th graders that follow a certain theme: If you are a 7 th grader, the theme is Fun in the Sun. If you are in 8 th grade, the theme is Dining and Entertainment ... read full article
Author:
Gizella Nyquist 
Show from:
3/8/2018-6/22/2018

PTSA Meeting - March 7, 2018 (Special IPD Presentation)
DO YOU KNOW WHAT APPS YOUR KIDS ARE LOOKING AT? ARE THEY SAFE?  Come to JTMS PTSA meeting March 7, 2018 at 11AM in the MPR to hear from Irvine Police Department OFFICER JOHNSEN to get the latest information on How To Keep Our Kids Safe! ... read full article
Author:
Gizella Nyquist 
Show from:
3/2/2018-6/16/2018

BoxTops for Education Collection
It's submission time! Turn in your Box Tops by Tuesday, February 20 to your advisement teacher and win a popsicle party! Any class that collects 400 Box Tops or more will win a Popsicle party.   ... read full article
Author:
Gizella Nyquist 
Show from:
2/13/2018-6/27/2018

Mile Run Challenge on Friday, February 9
Dear JTMS Community, JTMS PTSA is having our annual Mile Run Challenge fundraiser on Friday, February 9. With the funds raised we'd like to help pay for for school programs, and provide funds for each department as well. We have both community and individual incentives for you this year. Two advisement classes as well as high performing runners will be receiving various prizes.  The following flyer has been distributed among the classes and should have already come home. If it hasn't, you can download it by clicking here . Please make sure that your donations are clearly labeled with your ... read full article
Author:
Gizella Nyquist 
Show from:
2/2/2018-8/16/2018

Spirit Day at The Stand Restaurant (2-30-18)
Author:
Gizella Nyquist 
Show from:
1/26/2018-6/9/2018

Spirit Night at Chick-fil-A Woodbury
  Click here to download the flyer. ... read full article
Author:
Gizella Nyquist 
Show from:
1/15/2018-6/30/2018

BoxTops for Education News - January
Dear JTMS Community, This is a reminder that our next round of Box Tops collection is going to be on  February 12, 2018.  In this round, any classroom that collects more than four hundred (400) coupons by the deadline date will win a Popsicle Party  as well as a donation to the classroom for supplies. We will be also rewarding one student (per grade) who collects the most Box Tops, by giving him/her an opportunity to do the morning announcement. Here is a great, local offering that can earn our school more Box Tops points: January 1 – 17, 2018, earn 20 Bonus Box Tops* ... read full article
Author:
Gizella Nyquist 
Show from:
1/8/2018-6/30/2018

Why and How to Use the Smile Amazon
Many of us use Amazon.com as a convenient way of shopping. But did you know that by one simple click you can also support our school with your regular Amazon purchase? Please consider using Smile Amazon when you are shopping at Amazon. A 0.5% donation will be given to our school after each purchase you make. How do I set up Smile Amazon? Here are the steps you need to do prior to using Smile Amazon for the first time: 1. Visit our Smile Amazon page: http://tinyurl.com/ SmileAmazonJTMS 2. Sign in with your Amazon account 3. You will be presented with the ... read full article
Author:
Gizella Nyquist 
Show from:
12/17/2017-6/30/2018

BoxTops for Education News - November
  Dear JTMS Parents and Students, PTSA would like to thank all the Students and Parents for the support that made it possible for JTMS to collect Box Tops coupons by October 20. You will be surprised how these little coupons can add up to a significant amount of money to help our school to buy new books, PE equipment, classroom supplies, iPads, etc. For the first round, even though no class had 90% percent minimum participation to be able to win a party, we would like to congratulate Mrs. Rau’s 8th grade class for the highest number of coupons ... read full article
Author:
Gizella Nyquist 
Show from:
11/2/2017-11/16/2018

Walk to School Day
This Wednesday, October 18 is our annual Walk to School Day.  This is one of our biggest events each year, drawing approximately 500 students.  We hope that this year we can get the most students to participate ever!!  Please read the details and find the map below.  All students are encouraged to participate.  The weather should be beautiful and it is a great opportunity to get our students out and walking with their friends and teachers.  The Irvine Police Department and several teachers will be helping us along the way.  Those teachers who are not walking will be on campus ... read full article
Author:
Gizella Nyquist 
Show from:
10/16/2017-10/30/2018

JTMS Astounding Inventions
Dear JTMS Parents, For many years IUSD students have participated in an exciting school program competition called “ASTOUNDING INVENTIONS.” Your child is invited to let his or her imagination go wild to create something new and exciting. You can find more information on  https://iusd.org/events/astounding-inventions  and access to all the files needed such as the inventor’s booklet. Parental involvement is strongly encouraged; however, it is important that the invention ideas, illustrations, and descriptions are your child’s own. The greatest support you can offer is your enthusiastic interest in your child’s own unique ideas. Participation is optional. Please read the rules. The ... read full article
Author:
Gizella Nyquist 
Show from:
10/16/2017-10/30/2018

Reflections Art Competition Deadline is Aproaching
Dear JTMS Students, The deadline to turn your artworks in at JTMS is only two weeks away. You still have two weekends to create your original art. To find the theme, the rules and the necessary forms, please visit the Reflections page . Good luck everyone!     ... read full article
Author:
Gizella Nyquist 
Show from:
9/28/2017-10/12/2018

Restaurant Fundraiser at Fresh Brothers
Our school is participating in a great fundraiser on Tuesday, October 24th. Please come and eat at Fresh Brothers between 11:30am and 9pm,  and the restaurant is going to donate 20% of your total bill back to the school. In order for this fundraiser to be finalized, we need 20 RSVPs by October 21st. Please click on this link  and then on the green button that says  Commit to Eat.   We hope to see many of our JTMS families at Fresh Brothers on    Tuesday October 24, 2017 11:30am-9:00pm   13258 Jamboree Rd. Irvine, CA Donating Back: 20%. ... read full article
Author:
Gizella Nyquist 
Show from:
9/26/2017-10/10/2018

Volunteers Needed for Vision and Hearing Test
  Hello JTMS Community. On Thursday, December 14, 2017 we have another great opportunity to help our kids!!!! We need parent volunteers to help organize the kids and bring them from PE to the testing location.   We need three volunteers at each of the three shifts. Volunteers must sign in at the front desk before going to the PE room to help. Instructions and directions will be provided when you get to school.   Please come out and help.   Thank you in advance for helping. It takes a village!   Date: 12/14/2017 (Thu.) Three shifts: 7:30-10, 10-1, 1-3 ... read full article
Author:
Gizella Nyquist 
Show from:
9/25/2017-10/9/2018

Volunteers Needed
Dear Parents & Guardians, There are two great events coming soon on campus and we need parent support for each of them.   "W" Luncheon: Thursday, October 5 http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0e4dafaf2fa46-wings Step It Up Event:  Wednesday, November 1 http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0e4dafaf2fa46-step1 Thank you for supporting JTMS and all of our students!! ... read full article
Author:
Gizella Nyquist 
Show from:
9/22/2017-10/6/2018

Tournament of Champions
IPSF (Irvine Public Schools Foundation) has teamed up with local sports leagues to host the  Irvine Youth Sports Tournament of Champions , which encompasses the annual Harvest Cup, Hoops Classic and Winter Bowl . The purpose of these tournaments is to promote school spirit and unite the Irvine community through district-wide sports tournaments for elementary and middle school. UPCOMING TOURNAMENTS 2017-2018 Tournament of Champions Harvest Cup Soccer Tournament: October 20-22 Winter Bowl Flag Football Tournament:  January 27 Hoops Classic Basketball Tournament: March 9 – 11 For more information and to register visit the IPSD website . JTMS is currently looking for ... read full article
Author:
Gizella Nyquist 
Show from:
9/13/2017-9/27/2018

Box Tops for Education
Dear JTMS Parents and Guardians, Welcome to the 2017-2018 Box Tops for Education . For those who are new to it, Box Tops for Education is a fun and easy way to help support our school. Each one of these coupons is worth 10 cents. One dime may not seem like much, but it adds up to real change. It is all about the difference ONE can make. Cut the Box Tops coupons found on everyday items such as Ziploc bags, Betty Croker frosting, Kleenex, Juicy Juice, and more.  Here is a list of currently participating products. You have two ... read full article
Author:
Gizella Nyquist 
Show from:
9/13/2017-9/27/2018

It's time to register for the Ralphs Community Rewards program
Hello JTMS Families, If you are a regular Ralphs shopper and would like to support our school, it's time to register or re-register for the Ralphs Community Rewards programs. (This needs to be done every September, your previous registration does not carry onto the current school year.) In this article you can read detailed information about the registration process . If you already have an online account with Ralphs, there are only a few steps to follow: 1. Sign into www.ralphs.com 2. Click on your name in the top right corner. 2. Scroll down to the bottom until you see ... read full article
Author:
Gizella Nyquist 
Show from:
9/5/2017-9/19/2018

PTSA Meeting 9-13-2017
Dear JTMS Community, You are cordially invited to our first PTSA meeting on Wednesday, September 13 at 11:00-12:30am in the MPR.  All parents/guardians are welcome and encouraged to attend.  The meeting agenda will be posted next week. ... read full article
Author:
Gizella Nyquist 
Show from:
8/26/2017-6/30/2018
Silent Auction is Active NowGizella Nyquist3/19/20187/2/2018
Silent Auction is Active Now
Dear Parents,  Our OnlinePTSA Silent Auction has begun and will be open for two weeks!! ( Monday, March 19 at 8 am and will end on Friday, March 30, at 6 pm .)   This is one of our biggest fundraisers of the year.  The money we earn helps fund a new innovation lab, video production studio and many other needed items at the school. The Silent Auction showcases various items in many different categories. You will find VIP parking and seating options for the 8th grade graduation, dance and yoga studio packages, gift certificates, etc. We are planning on adding new ... read full article
Silent Auction March 19-March 30Gizella Nyquist3/8/20186/22/2018
Silent Auction March 19-March 30
Our Online Silent Auction is to begin on March 19 and will end on March 30 .  This is one of our biggest fundraisers of the year.  The money we earn helps fund new picnic tables, bicycle racks and many other needed items at the school. This year we are are trying to create baskets for the Silent Auction from items donated by 7 th graders and 8 th graders that follow a certain theme: If you are a 7 th grader, the theme is Fun in the Sun. If you are in 8 th grade, the theme is Dining and Entertainment ... read full article
PTSA Meeting - March 7, 2018 (Special IPD Presentation)Gizella Nyquist3/2/20186/16/2018
PTSA Meeting - March 7, 2018 (Special IPD Presentation)
DO YOU KNOW WHAT APPS YOUR KIDS ARE LOOKING AT? ARE THEY SAFE?  Come to JTMS PTSA meeting March 7, 2018 at 11AM in the MPR to hear from Irvine Police Department OFFICER JOHNSEN to get the latest information on How To Keep Our Kids Safe! ... read full article
Welcome to your new website!Gizella Nyquist7/24/20178/7/2017
Welcome to your new website!
Welcome to JTMS PTSA's brand new website!  Our goal is to keep the families of JTMS up to date with school related information. Please bookmark the site and check back often to see new events added to the calendar, read announcements and find out about volunteer opportunities. You can also reach the school's main website by clicking on the School button in the left menu. ... read full article
BoxTops for Education CollectionGizella Nyquist2/13/20186/27/2018
BoxTops for Education Collection
It's submission time! Turn in your Box Tops by Tuesday, February 20 to your advisement teacher and win a popsicle party! Any class that collects 400 Box Tops or more will win a Popsicle party.   ... read full article
Mile Run Challenge on Friday, February 9Gizella Nyquist2/2/20188/16/2018
Mile Run Challenge on Friday, February 9
Dear JTMS Community, JTMS PTSA is having our annual Mile Run Challenge fundraiser on Friday, February 9. With the funds raised we'd like to help pay for for school programs, and provide funds for each department as well. We have both community and individual incentives for you this year. Two advisement classes as well as high performing runners will be receiving various prizes.  The following flyer has been distributed among the classes and should have already come home. If it hasn't, you can download it by clicking here . Please make sure that your donations are clearly labeled with your ... read full article
Spirit Day at The Stand Restaurant (2-30-18)Gizella Nyquist1/26/20186/9/2018
Spirit Day at The Stand Restaurant (2-30-18)
  ... read full article
Spirit Night at Chick-fil-A WoodburyGizella Nyquist1/15/20186/30/2018
Spirit Night at Chick-fil-A Woodbury
  Click here to download the flyer. ... read full article
BoxTops for Education News - JanuaryGizella Nyquist1/8/20186/30/2018
BoxTops for Education News - January
Dear JTMS Community, This is a reminder that our next round of Box Tops collection is going to be on  February 12, 2018.  In this round, any classroom that collects more than four hundred (400) coupons by the deadline date will win a Popsicle Party  as well as a donation to the classroom for supplies. We will be also rewarding one student (per grade) who collects the most Box Tops, by giving him/her an opportunity to do the morning announcement. Here is a great, local offering that can earn our school more Box Tops points: January 1 – 17, 2018, earn 20 Bonus Box Tops* ... read full article
PTSA Meeting - January 10, 2018Gizella Nyquist1/8/20181/22/2018
PTSA Meeting - January 10, 2018
Please join us at out next PTSA meeting on January 10, 2018. It will be held from 11am to 12:30 in the MPR. Proposed meeting agenda: ... read full article
Why and How to Use the Smile AmazonGizella Nyquist12/17/20176/30/2018
Why and How to Use the Smile Amazon
Many of us use Amazon.com as a convenient way of shopping. But did you know that by one simple click you can also support our school with your regular Amazon purchase? Please consider using Smile Amazon when you are shopping at Amazon. A 0.5% donation will be given to our school after each purchase you make. How do I set up Smile Amazon? Here are the steps you need to do prior to using Smile Amazon for the first time: 1. Visit our Smile Amazon page: http://tinyurl.com/ SmileAmazonJTMS 2. Sign in with your Amazon account 3. You will be presented with the ... read full article
BoxTops for Education News - NovemberGizella Nyquist11/2/201711/16/2018
BoxTops for Education News - November
  Dear JTMS Parents and Students, PTSA would like to thank all the Students and Parents for the support that made it possible for JTMS to collect Box Tops coupons by October 20. You will be surprised how these little coupons can add up to a significant amount of money to help our school to buy new books, PE equipment, classroom supplies, iPads, etc. For the first round, even though no class had 90% percent minimum participation to be able to win a party, we would like to congratulate Mrs. Rau’s 8th grade class for the highest number of coupons ... read full article
Walk to School DayGizella Nyquist10/16/201710/30/2018
Walk to School Day
This Wednesday, October 18 is our annual Walk to School Day.  This is one of our biggest events each year, drawing approximately 500 students.  We hope that this year we can get the most students to participate ever!!  Please read the details and find the map below.  All students are encouraged to participate.  The weather should be beautiful and it is a great opportunity to get our students out and walking with their friends and teachers.  The Irvine Police Department and several teachers will be helping us along the way.  Those teachers who are not walking will be on campus ... read full article
JTMS Astounding InventionsGizella Nyquist10/16/201710/30/2018
JTMS Astounding Inventions
Dear JTMS Parents, For many years IUSD students have participated in an exciting school program competition called “ASTOUNDING INVENTIONS.” Your child is invited to let his or her imagination go wild to create something new and exciting. You can find more information on  https://iusd.org/events/astounding-inventions  and access to all the files needed such as the inventor’s booklet. Parental involvement is strongly encouraged; however, it is important that the invention ideas, illustrations, and descriptions are your child’s own. The greatest support you can offer is your enthusiastic interest in your child’s own unique ideas. Participation is optional. Please read the rules. The ... read full article
Reflections Art Competition Deadline is AproachingGizella Nyquist9/28/201710/12/2018
Reflections Art Competition Deadline is Aproaching
Dear JTMS Students, The deadline to turn your artworks in at JTMS is only two weeks away. You still have two weekends to create your original art. To find the theme, the rules and the necessary forms, please visit the Reflections page . Good luck everyone!     ... read full article
Restaurant Fundraiser at Fresh BrothersGizella Nyquist9/26/201710/10/2018
Restaurant Fundraiser at Fresh Brothers
Our school is participating in a great fundraiser on Tuesday, October 24th. Please come and eat at Fresh Brothers between 11:30am and 9pm,  and the restaurant is going to donate 20% of your total bill back to the school. In order for this fundraiser to be finalized, we need 20 RSVPs by October 21st. Please click on this link  and then on the green button that says  Commit to Eat.   We hope to see many of our JTMS families at Fresh Brothers on    Tuesday October 24, 2017 11:30am-9:00pm   13258 Jamboree Rd. Irvine, CA Donating Back: 20%. ... read full article
Volunteers Needed for Vision and Hearing TestGizella Nyquist9/25/201710/9/2018
Volunteers Needed for Vision and Hearing Test
  Hello JTMS Community. On Thursday, December 14, 2017 we have another great opportunity to help our kids!!!! We need parent volunteers to help organize the kids and bring them from PE to the testing location.   We need three volunteers at each of the three shifts. Volunteers must sign in at the front desk before going to the PE room to help. Instructions and directions will be provided when you get to school.   Please come out and help.   Thank you in advance for helping. It takes a village!   Date: 12/14/2017 (Thu.) Three shifts: 7:30-10, 10-1, 1-3 ... read full article
Volunteers NeededGizella Nyquist9/22/201710/6/2018
Volunteers Needed
Dear Parents & Guardians, There are two great events coming soon on campus and we need parent support for each of them.   "W" Luncheon: Thursday, October 5 http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0e4dafaf2fa46-wings Step It Up Event:  Wednesday, November 1 http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0e4dafaf2fa46-step1 Thank you for supporting JTMS and all of our students!! ... read full article
Tournament of ChampionsGizella Nyquist9/13/20179/27/2018
Tournament of Champions
IPSF (Irvine Public Schools Foundation) has teamed up with local sports leagues to host the  Irvine Youth Sports Tournament of Champions , which encompasses the annual Harvest Cup, Hoops Classic and Winter Bowl . The purpose of these tournaments is to promote school spirit and unite the Irvine community through district-wide sports tournaments for elementary and middle school. UPCOMING TOURNAMENTS 2017-2018 Tournament of Champions Harvest Cup Soccer Tournament: October 20-22 Winter Bowl Flag Football Tournament:  January 27 Hoops Classic Basketball Tournament: March 9 – 11 For more information and to register visit the IPSD website . JTMS is currently looking for ... read full article
Box Tops for EducationGizella Nyquist9/13/20179/27/2018
Box Tops for Education
Dear JTMS Parents and Guardians, Welcome to the 2017-2018 Box Tops for Education . For those who are new to it, Box Tops for Education is a fun and easy way to help support our school. Each one of these coupons is worth 10 cents. One dime may not seem like much, but it adds up to real change. It is all about the difference ONE can make. Cut the Box Tops coupons found on everyday items such as Ziploc bags, Betty Croker frosting, Kleenex, Juicy Juice, and more.  Here is a list of currently participating products. You have two ... read full article
The PTSA Board has a few open positions - can you help?Gizella Nyquist9/13/20179/27/2017
The PTSA Board has a few open positions - can you help?
JTMS PTSA is looking for a few volunteers to help with the following positions: 1. VP of Membership 2. Auditor 3. Teacher Appreciation Week Chairperson (the event takes place in the Spring) If you can help with any of these positions, or have any questions about the positions, please contact Elise Aoki PTSA President:  eraoki@sbcglobal.net  . Thank you for your help.   ... read full article
It's time to register for the Ralphs Community Rewards programGizella Nyquist9/5/20179/19/2018
It's time to register for the Ralphs Community Rewards program
Hello JTMS Families, If you are a regular Ralphs shopper and would like to support our school, it's time to register or re-register for the Ralphs Community Rewards programs. (This needs to be done every September, your previous registration does not carry onto the current school year.) In this article you can read detailed information about the registration process . If you already have an online account with Ralphs, there are only a few steps to follow: 1. Sign into www.ralphs.com 2. Click on your name in the top right corner. 2. Scroll down to the bottom until you see ... read full article
PTSA Meeting 9-13-2017Gizella Nyquist8/26/20176/30/2018
PTSA Meeting 9-13-2017
Dear JTMS Community, You are cordially invited to our first PTSA meeting on Wednesday, September 13 at 11:00-12:30am in the MPR.  All parents/guardians are welcome and encouraged to attend.  The meeting agenda will be posted next week. ... read full article
Volunteers Needed on Registration DaysGizella Nyquist8/9/20178/31/2017
Volunteers Needed on Registration Days
Registration is an exciting, yet time consuming process and it only works efficiently and quickly when we have the people power to run each station.   Currently the PTSA is very short on volunteers for each day.  WE NEED YOUR HELP!!  If you are interested in being a volunteer on either day (August 16th or 17th), please check out the link below: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0e4dafaf2fa46-20172018 Thank you for your help! ... read full article
IUSD Data Confirmation ProcessGizella Nyquist7/25/20179/1/2017
IUSD Data Confirmation Process
Hello JTMS Families, Welcome to Jeffrey Trail!! We hope you are all enjoying a great summer break and gearing up for an exciting 2017 – 2018 school year. IUSD (Irvine Unified School District) requires all attending families to confirm their personal data on their web site. Please complete the step by step IUSD Data Confirmation as outlined below. You can complete this online process from July 10 through August 11.   ***These first 3 steps must be complete by August 11***     Step 4: Print the following to bring with you on JTMS Orientation Day - Aug. 16th or ... read full article