9/10-9/14 Blast

Dear JJSE Community,

It’s been a solid three weeks of school. Thank you for the strong start. We are looking forward to an amazing and inspiring year! Please see below for updates for this week and the fall 2018 semester!

And now a June Jordan poem about love….

Poem Number Two on Bell’s Theorem, or The New Physicality of Long Distance Love

There is no chance that we will fall apart

There is no chance

There are no parts


On Sept. 8th, many JJSE students, staff, and community members participated in the RISE Climate Justice March. See pics below!


Upcoming Community Events for September and October:

  1. Thursday Sept. 20th - 9-12th Advisory Retreat, Students on Advisory Field Trip all day.

  2. Tuesday September 25th - Whole School Picture Day

  3. Tuesday September 25th - Family Community/SSC Meeting, 5:30 - 7:30pm

  4. Thursday September 27th - Whole School College Career Tours

  5. Saturday October 6th - Teachers for Social Justice Conference @ O’Connell High School

  6. Thursday October 11th - Back to School Night 9-11th graders

  7. Saturday October 13th - Enrollment Fair at O’Connell High - LEAD team, students, parents, and lead teachers.

  8. Monday - Friday October 15 - 19th - Student-Led Conference Week

  9. October 29 - November 2nd - Spirit Week

  10. November 2nd - Dia De Los Muertos Family Night, time TBD

Speaker Series: “SISTERS OF THE SKY”

On Monday September 24th (2:00pm-2:45pm), a speaker from a historic event in which 2 African American females piloted a flight from San Francisco to Portland will join our community. One of the pilots will come to our school encouraging our female students, particularly our female students of color, to pursue STEM fields. Please advertise this event to your students.

Here's a YouTube video of the historic flight.

Ms. Guardado will have a sign up sheet this week for the event. Please see your advisor or Ms. Guardado for more info.

Extended Day Program

- We will be serving supper everyday at the top of the stairs

-The EDP space will be open everyday until 6pm

-Clubs starts this week!

-If you have any students in your classroom after 3:15 or during lunch, please email their names to edp@jjse.org. Thank you!

School Information & Links

Synergy Student and Family Portal

Please make sure you can log into Synergy to see your grades or your child’s grades and progress. Call the office at 415-452-4922 if you need new login info!

Jessica Huang