Sharing the Light

Sharing the Light This is the season of growing darkness.  Juniper Ridge offers numerous opportunities for the children to experience how different cultures maintain the inner light and keep it kindled.  Halloween, with its lit Jack o’ Lanterns in the evening darkness, starts this season off.  Our Lantern Walk was another such event.  December, as the darkest month of the year, offers several more. 
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Juniper Ridge Recorder #13

The Juniper Ridge Recorder November 21, 2013   Issue 13 Which door? When dropping your child off in the morning or picking up in the afternoon, enter the building only through the SOUTH DOOR.  In the morning, access to the building is not before 8:20 am, so please do not knock at the doors before that time.  In the afternoon, pick up is at the
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Juniper Ridge Recorder #12

The Juniper Ridge Recorder November 14, 2013   Issue 12 Down with Darkness, Up with Light! As our days grow shorter and the nights longer, we celebrated our first Lantern Walk.  This is the time of year when nature no longer provides us with the gift of long days and abundant sunshine. To keep our spirits raised, we have entered the season of a succession
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Juniper Ridge Yearbooks

Dear Juniper Ridge Families, As our 1st year together progresses and grows, so does our yearbook.  The yearbook is the most iconic item in our children’s school year, and I wanted to provide you with some information that will help create a beautiful timepiece for them. First, the only way to make sure we feature all grades, all students as much as possible, is
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Juniper Ridge Recorder Issue 11

The Juniper Ridge Recorder November 7, 2013   Issue 11 Pick up Protocol We finally have signs that will soon be going up to help direct traffic on campus.  For now, just a friendly reminder:  To insure a well-flowing traffic, during drop-off and pick-up, only use the NORTH entrance to the school.  For pick-up, you may park in the designated area and walk to find
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Juniper Ridge Recorder Issue 10

Juniper Ridge Recorder October 31, 2013 Please click on the link. Recorder 10 10-31-13


Juniper Ridge Recorder Issue 9

The Juniper Ridge Recorder October 24, 2013   Issue 9 Our New Home (take two) The work on preparing the classrooms continued over the fall break.  Desks were assembled, chairs pulled out of storage, and the painting very nearly finished.  There were so many families who generously donated their time and efforts to bring us this far.  We have passed our inspections, and this week
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Discipline Policy

Discipline Policy The Juniper Ridge Community School (JRCS) Discipline Policy is guided by our understanding that all children are unique and will be treated with love and respect. In every situation where our students require guidance in their behavior, every effort should be made to ascertain all of the contributing factors in order to find the correct solution specific to the situation and the
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Juniper Ridge Recorder Issue 7

Michaelmas Re-cap A big thank you to everyone who helped with Michaelmas! What a super fun festival for the students! It was only possible because so many parents rolled up their sleeves and pitched in. It looked like everyone had such a great time! A special thank you to Shawnalee for organizing the games so enthusiastically, efficiently and effectively.  We could not have done
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Juniper Ridge Recorder Issue 6

Parent Enrichment… …which means, we offer an evening for you to come and learn about how the teachers approach teaching your children, and what you can do to support their learning. Wednesday, October 2 at 7 pm in the fourth grade classroom. A presentation on The Seven R’s of Education with Donald Samson, Director of Curriculum and Instruction. We are all familiar with the
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