Supply lists (2016-17)
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Bus routes (2016-17)
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Kindergarten Open House
Openings in Pre-K Program
There are openings in the universal pre-kindergarten (UPK) program at JLE:
- Morning class (8:15 - 10:45 a.m.)
- Afternoon class (11:45 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.)
There is no transportation provided for these programs. For application information, call Nikki DeDominicis at (518) 828-4360, ext. 2103.
Collecting items for Squeaky Clean Kids
The Hudson City School District is partnering with Columbia Opportunities, Inc. (COI), their Hudson Family Literacy Program, and the NYS Community Action Angels to collect personal hygiene supplies for area preschool and school age children so they will stay healthy, self-confident and have the best chance for personal and school success. The goal is to collect at least 2500 personal hygiene items for children enrolled in COI programs, the Hudson City School District, and the Taconic Hills Backpack Program. Read more here
If you, your family, or your business would like to participate in this effort please contact COI at (518) 828-4611 or the Hudson Family Literacy Program at (518) 828-4360, ext. 4350.
The project objective is to collect donations of shampoo, conditioner, soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, and other personal care items to discreetly distribute to low income children. Donations can be dropped off at the following locations:
- Columbia County Chamber of Commerce, 1 North Front Street, Hudson
- Columbia Opportunities, Inc. 540 Columbia Street, Hudson
- Hudson Family Literacy Program, JLE Primary School, 360 State Street, Hudson
- Columbia Opportunities, Inc. Weatherization Program Office 2 Rock Street, Philmont
"B" is for Breakfast (for lunch)
Mrs. Barnes' class is celebrating these last days of school by the alphabet! Every day they will enjoy a new activity based on the letters A to Z. May 23rd was B-Day. “B” stands for Breakfast (for lunch) Day! Mrs. Barnes and Mrs. Conte served up dozens of hot, homemade pancakes with blueberry syrup, bacon and fruit cups. The entire class joined in the mixing and preparing and eating, and a tasty B-Day was had by all!
Teacher Appreciation Week
Thank you to Mrs. Forsyth, who brought in this beautiful and delicious treat for Teacher (and staff!) Appreciation Week!
Virtual field trip to Michigan farm
The 2nd grade JLE RTI group that meets with Mrs. Skoda enjoyed a Skype session with Michigan-based author Robbyn Smith and illustrator Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen (people call him Nick!). This comes after the students read four books by the duo and did some reading comprehension with study guides.
The class was able to take a virtual field trip to ask the authors questions about their books as well as the farm on which many of their stories are based. The students were absolutely enthralled with the experience and did not want it to end!
Visit the district Facebook page for more photos.
JLE's Second Grade Parents Learning How To Support Their Children
At a parent workshop this week, Mrs. Sweet and Mrs. Barnes tutored the JLE 2nd Grade parents in understanding second grade reading and math curriculum and how to support their children. Our parents came with many questions and left with a much better understanding of the work and skills their second graders will need to become our next class of third graders.
Parents Get Crash Course In Being A First Grader!
Mrs. Barnes and Mrs. Sweet helped JLE's first grade parents understand the challenges of the first grade curriculum. The parents who participated did learning activities to help them support their children better.
Kindergarten Parent Education Workshop Big Hit!
Mrs. Rutkey and Mrs. Ohl led a group of JLE's kindergarten parents through fun activities to help them understand the educational challenges their children face and give them tools to be more active participants in their children's education.
Community Helpers Presentation
Mrs. Duryea's first grade class proudly presents a reading of their writings on community helpers. The children wrote and read their writings about doctors, fire fighters, policemen, garbage men and many others. It was an impressive public reading and showing off their writing skills.
John L. Edwards Primary School 828-4360
Principal Steven Spicer - ext. 4324
Attendance: Adrianne Blanks - 4300
Main Office: April Carrasco - 4317
Nurse: Sheila Lewis, RN - 4312
Psychologist Michele Crandall- 4313
Psychologist Kerri Appelbaum - 4315
Social Worker Deirdre Lupoli - 4321
Hudson Family Literacy - 4350
Cafeteria - 4320
Fax Number: 518-697-8516
JLE PTA Officers (2016-17)