JBS News April 21, 2024


1331 N Blue Road, Greenfield IN


Please stay up-to date on all JB Happenings!

Art Show

The Hancock County Student Art Show is quickly approaching and I’m getting so excited to share what your amazing students have been working hard on this year in art! You are all invited to attend the Student Art Show on Thursday, May 2nd and Friday, May 3rd. Please see the flyer below for more information.

Every student from JB Stephens will be represented with one piece of art. We hope to see you there!

Thank you to our art teacher, Mrs. Emma Jones, for all her work and dedication getting our student's work displayed.

Awards Day

Mark your calendars for JB Stephen's Award's Programs; May 29th. Guests will enter through door #2 and proceed to the gym for our program. Teachers will be in contact with parents/guardians of students receiving an award.

  • Kindergarten: 8:30am
  • 1st Grade: 9:30am
  • 2nd Grade: 10:30am
  • 3rd Grade: 1:00pm

Muffins with Moms or Loved Ones

PTO is hosting a Muffins with Moms or Loved Ones event! Due to space in our cafe, we are limiting the amount of guests to (2) per family and also splitting it in two different days. Students may only attend on the day their grade level is assigned. Please see the flyer below for more information. An RSVP through ParentSquare will come out shortly and will be required so we can plan for enough refreshments. The cost of this event is $5.00 per student. Orders forms will come home next week. No sales will be allowed at the door, presale only.

Spring Picture Day

Spring Pictures will be taken on Monday, April 29th. Order forms went home Friday, April 19th. Only students who have order forms will get their pictures taken.

Field Day Gear

Field Day will be the last day of school, May 30th! Each year our grade levels choose colors to wear that day as a theme. This year, we will be selling Field Day t-shirts for your child to wear. Please see the order form below. Order forms were also sent home in backpacks.

  • Kindergarten: Royal Blue
  • 1st Grade: Hot Pink
  • 2nd Grade: Red
  • 3rd Grade: Orange

(Reminder) ILEARN/IREAD-3

ILEARN State Testing will begin for 3rd grade ONLY, on Monday, April 15th. Please try and work appointments, avoidable absences around these days. Thank you!

  • Monday, April 15th- Tuesday, April 16th: Reading
  • Thursday, April 18th-Friday, April 19th: Reading
  • Monday, April 22nd-Tuesday, April 23rd: Math

IREAD-3: For families of 3rd and 2nd graders, you should have been notified via ParentSquare over Spring Break of your child's results. If you were not notified, please contact Amy Sutton, JBS Principal.


Each classroom at JB has a designated snack time to help our students stay fueled for the school day! Please send in a healthy snack with your child each day. You can also send in bulk items to share with the class, we are always appreciative of donations.

Family Literacy Learning Corner (reminder)

School Dismissal Manager (reminder)

All school dismissal changes now go through School Dismissal Manager. You do NOT need to call the office if you put your change/absence in the APP. You should receive a confirmation email from SDM with your update.

IPADS (reminder)

This year, student iPads will be turned off from the hours of 7:00pm-6:00am, as they are not needed for instructional purposes during this time. Please be sure and charge iPads each night and limit use of them for non-school purposes. Thanks for your help!

J.B WAY (reminder)

Our JB Way is our expectations of students. We expect JB Cougars to be Respectful, Responsible and Kind! When we "catch" students following the JB Way, they are recognized by earning a Cougar Buck. Students also earn a Cougar Buck each day they are at school. They can then cash those bucks in for small prizes and fun coupons. Big thanks to our PTO for sponsoring the prizes!

Congratulations to this week's Positive Office Referrals!

(NEW) Lunch/Breakfast Menus

New lunch menu starting April 1, 2024

New lunch/breakfast prices

JBS School Hours (reminder)

  • Doors Open: 7:30am
  • Tardy Bell: 7:45am
  • Breakfast (optional/paid): 7:30am-7:45am (if your child is eating breakfast at school, please be sure to get them to school by 7:30am, so they have plenty of time to eat)
  • Dismissal: 2:10pm

Volunteer Form (reminder)

If you're interested in volunteering this school year, attending field trips, etc, all volunteers must complete a Volunteer Profile application, found by clicking here, before volunteering. This form must be completed each school year. We look forward to having you at JB!

Upcoming Dates

An additional ELearning Day has been added to the calendar. April 8th will be our 3rd and final pre-planned Elearning Day

  • 4/15/24: ILEARN testing window opens (3rd grade only)
  • 4/29/2024: Spring Picture Day
  • 5/2-5/3: County Art Show
  • 5/6-5/10: Teacher Appreciation Week
  • 5/29/24: JBS Award Day
  • 5/30/24: JBS Field Day (volunteers will be needed!)
  • 5/30/24: Last Day of School!

E-learning Days: Students do not come to school, but complete online assignments at home, while teachers are in Professional Development.

  • September 19th
  • November 7th
  • April 8th

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