School Briefs - Jane Ryan School

Included in the summer mailer are forms for room parent volunteers, PTA membership, student directory and email notification. Please complete these forms and return them to school. The first PTA meeting will be on Tuesday, Sept. 3, in the Media Center at 7:30 p.m.

The Beautification Project is looking for JR families to care for garden plots. Each family is given a designated plot to care for, including weeding and laying mulch. Families can also add plantings and decorate for seasons. Cost is $10 per year to cover the mulch. If interested or have questions, contact Megan Watson.

The Father’s Club Back-to-School Barbecue will be on Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Jane Ryan sports field at 4:30 p.m., rain or shine. The Father’s Club will have burgers, hot dogs, snacks, and drinks for sale. If you will be attending, please RSVP to by Saturday, Aug. 31.

Back-to-School Night will be on Wednesday, Sept. 11. Staggered times will be allocated for grades K-2 and grades 3-5 with everyone meeting in the gym between sessions to meet Principal Mary Ellen Boston and other key staff members.

To get information on upcoming Jane Ryan activities and programs, including PTA newsletters/fliers, check the JR website at