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Updated School Schedule for the Days Between 6/18-6/21 Updated School Schedule for the Days Between 6/18-6/21: Due to the oppressive heat that is forecasted for this week, we will be moving to a half-day schedule for students in grades UPK-8, for the remainder of the week beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, June 18th, 2024. Students will be dismissed from JEDIS and the middle school at 11:15am. Students will be dismissed from Elbridge Elementary at noon. The 8th and 5th grade trips to Sea breeze have been canceled and parents will be refunded. All other events for this week will take place and parents will be notified later today relative to events happening at Elbridge, JEDIS, and the Middle School. Healthy Kids will remain open and we will provide an air conditioned area for the children. The high school Regents exams and local finals will continue as scheduled as all exam rooms have air ...
Important Message From Superintendent Froio Important Message From Superintendent Froio: Important message from Superintendent James Froio to the JE staff, community, and parents: Good evening everyone, Three weeks ago, at our last board meeting, we had a brave student address the board regarding comments made to him by other students.  While I will not discuss individual students' incidents, or the consequences for the students, both out of respect for their privacy and because that information is protected by law, I will say that I believe the District has responded appropriately and in compliance with its policies when an issue is brought to our attention. We respond with an investigation. When founded, we respond with restorative practices to teach students how to do better. We respond with disciplinary action in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct. ...
Dr. Tommie Mabry Inspires JEMS Students with Message of Inclusivity and Community Dr. Tommie Mabry Inspires JEMS Students with Message of Inclusivity and Community: In the wake of a recent racial incident, Jordan-Elbridge Middle School welcomed renowned speaker Dr. Tommie Mabry to address the 5th-8th grade students on the crucial themes of inclusivity, acceptance, and community. Dr. Mabry's visit aimed to foster a positive and supportive environment within the school, emphasizing the importance of unity and respect for all individuals. During his engaging presentation, Dr. Mabry captivated the students with personal anecdotes, highlighted the significance of understanding and embracing diversity, and encouraged students to reflect on their own actions and attitudes towards their peers. Dr. Mabry's message resonated deeply, reminding the young audience that everyone has a role to play in creating an inclusive and accepting community. ...
JEMS May Learner Profile Shout Outs JEMS May Learner Profile Shout Outs: Congratulations to our terrific JEMS students for being our Learner Profile Shout Outs for the month of May. They exhibited IB Learner Profile Traits such as being knowledgeable, caring, principled, open-minded, reflective and risk-takers! Name     -       Grade   -    IB Learner Profile Trait(s) Wesley Porterfield - 6th - Reflective Bentley Fredenburg - 6th - Risk-Takers Sophia Babcock - 6th - Inquirers McKenna Twomey - 6th - Risk-Takers and Balanced JoHanna Hevner - 6th - Knowledgeable, Communicators, Principled, Caring and Risk-Takers Gavin O'Brien - 7th - Reflective Gabe Denman - 8th - Thinkers, Communicators, Open-Minded and Caring Lexington Fisher - 8th - Caring Caleb Lawless - 8th - Caring Abby Demianenko ...
JEHS Festival of the Arts: A Celebration of Talent and Creativity JEHS Festival of the Arts: A Celebration of Talent and Creativity: Jordan-Elbridge High School proudly hosted its annual Festival of the Arts on Tuesday, transforming the high school gymnasium into a vibrant gallery of creativity and talent. The event showcased the incredible artistic abilities of our students, drawing admiration and praise from the entire community. The Festival of the Arts featured a wide array of student-created artwork, including paintings, sculptures, photographs, and mixed media pieces. Each display reflected the unique perspectives and skills of our young artists, who have dedicated countless hours to honing their craft under the guidance of our dedicated art faculty. Principal Mark Schermerhorn expressed immense pride in the students' achievements, stating, "Our students have shown remarkable creativity and ...
JEHS Holds Annual Graduates of Distinction and HS Awards Ceremony JEHS Holds Annual Graduates of Distinction and HS Awards Ceremony: Jordan-Elbridge High School held its annual Graduates of Distinction and High School Awards ceremony last night, honoring the outstanding achievements of both its distinguished alumni and current students. The ceremony commenced with the recognition of three exceptional alumni whose contributions have left a lasting legacy on the district and community. Patricia Louise, class of 1980, was recognized for her remarkable 40 year career in journalism. This includes being the current owner and publisher of the Waterville Times and West Winfield Star. She is also a community leader for several organizations and helped lead a four-year effort to help secure a $10 million grant for her community. Deborah Crocker, class of 1990, was honored for her exceptional career in dance, which ...
Mock DWI Event at JEHS Emphasizes Dangers of Drunk Driving Mock DWI Event at JEHS Emphasizes Dangers of Drunk Driving: In a powerful demonstration aimed at highlighting the severe consequences of driving while intoxicated, Jordan-Elbridge High School hosted a Mock DWI (Driving While Intoxicated) event today. The event was staged in front of the school's juniors and seniors, serving as a poignant reminder of the potential aftermath of impaired driving. The simulation, orchestrated with the collaborative efforts of multiple local emergency and community services, included dramatic scenes of a car accident resulting from drunk driving. The Jordan and Elbridge Fire and Police Departments, the Jordan Ambulance, the New York State Police, the Onondaga County Medical Examiner, and a Life Flight helicopter all responded to the mock crash, adding a high degree of realism to the enactment. Student actors ...
Budget Results Budget Results: Thank you, voters! Our budget and propositions all passed. Prop #1 (Budget) Yes: 245 No: 129 Prop #2 (Capital Reserve Fund) Yes: 234 No: 139 Prop #3 (School Bus Capital Reserve Fund) Yes: 235 No: 135 Prop #4 (Elbridge Free Library) Yes: 244 No: 125 Prop #5: (Jordan Brambley Library) Yes: 244 No: 127 Board Candidate (one seat) Jeff Poor: 285
Stunning Upset: JE Shocks Top-Seeded Holland Patent in Section III Class B Baseball Playoffs Stunning Upset: JE Shocks Top-Seeded Holland Patent in Section III Class B Baseball Playoffs: In a thrilling display of grit and determination, the #16 seed Jordan-Elbridge boys baseball team achieved an unforgettable upset, defeating the #1 seed Holland Patent 2-0 in the first round of the 2024 Section III Class B brackets. This monumental victory was powered by an exceptional performance from sophomore pitcher David Dominick and a timely home run from Hunter LaBarge. David Dominick delivered a masterclass on the mound, pitching a one-hit shutout that left the Holland Patent lineup stymied and unable to generate any offensive momentum. Dominick's control and composure were evident from the start, as he confidently navigated through the innings, supported by an equally resolute defense. The Eagles wasted no time in making their mark on the game. In the top of the first ...
8th Grade Community Project Night 8th Grade Community Project Night: We can't wait to see you at our 8th Grade Community Project Night next Wednesday, the 22nd! All members of the community are welcome to attend! The event will take place in the JEMS gymnasium from 6-7:30pm. 
JEHS Students Gain Insight into Engineering Careers Through Local Collaborations JEHS Students Gain Insight into Engineering Careers Through Local Collaborations: In an effort to provide students with a firsthand look into the world of engineering and manufacturing, the Jordan-Elbridge (JE) Technology Department has been actively engaging with local community members and professionals across Central New York. These collaborations aim to offer students a unique, hands-on approach to understanding engineering careers and their significance in our local economy. Last fall, JEHS students were given a remarkable opportunity to visit the Byrne Dairy plant in East Syracuse. This visit was more than just a tour; students were paired with a team of engineers who provided insights into the operations of a multimillion-dollar dairy manufacturing facility. The experience allowed students to witness cutting-edge technology in action and understand the practical ...
JE Drama Club Presents JE Drama Club Presents "Borrowed Voices": Get ready to experience an extraordinary theatrical journey as the Jordan-Elbridge Drama Club proudly presents "Borrowed Voices," a captivating production showcasing the incredible talent of our student actors. This exciting performance will take place at the Jordan-Elbridge High School Auditorium on Friday, May 17th, and Saturday, May 18th, at 7:30 PM. "Borrowed Voices" is a unique theatrical experience that explores the versatility and skill of our actors as they embody a diverse array of characters from different backgrounds, time periods, and walks of life. Through a series of compelling scenes and monologues, ten talented performers will transport you into the lives and emotions of these distinct personalities. From dramatic portrayals to comedic sketches, ...
Nomination Form: Wall of Honor Nomination Form: Wall of Honor: Here is a link to fill out your nominations for the Wall of Honor!   https://forms.gle/d6pKnttpfgWdcheF9
JEHS Student's Billboard Design Chosen to be Displayed on Route 38 JEHS Student's Billboard Design Chosen to be Displayed on Route 38: Congratulations to Jordan-Elbridge High School student Garrett Deon whose billboard design (below) was chosen to be displayed on Route 38 between Auburn and Throop! Garrett, who attends the Graphic Design and New Media program at Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES, placed first out of seven students. We cannot wait to see the billboard up!
JEMS April Learner Profile Shout Outs JEMS April Learner Profile Shout Outs: Congratulations to the following JEMS students for being our Learner Profile Shout Outs for the month of April. They exhibited IB Learner Profile Traits such as being knowledgeable, caring, principled and risk-takers! Name              Grade    IB Learner Profile Trait Leah Kelleher - 6th - Knowledgeable Blake Handley - 6th - Caring Jennie Demianenko - 6th - Knowledgeable & Thinkers Lucas Vincent - 6th - Caring Kennedy Vitale - 7th - Principled Waylon Bean - 7th - Principled Sydney Curtis - 8th - Risk-Takers Emma Pryce - 8th - Caring
JEDIS Students Selected to Perform in Elementary All-County Music Festival JEDIS Students Selected to Perform in Elementary All-County Music Festival: A total of three students from Jordan-Elbridge Dynamic Intermediate School (JEDIS) have been selected to perform in the Elementary All-County Music Festival on May 3rd and 4th. The students were selected from hundreds of students in schools across the county. All-county chorus selections include: Arianna Ceratt (Soprano) and Carly Kufs (Alto). All-county band selection includes: Alex Harvie (Alto Saxophone).    
JE Varsity Winter Guard Clinch SA-3 Class Title, Advances to First-Ever World Championships JE Varsity Winter Guard Clinch SA-3 Class Title, Advances to First-Ever World Championships: In a historic victory, the Jordan-Elbridge Winter Guard clinched the SA-3 class title at the 2024 Mid-York Color Guard Circuit (MYCGC) Championships held at Shenendehowa High School on April 6th. This achievement marks a significant milestone for the JE Winter Guard program, as they not only secured a prestigious win but also secured a spot at the Winter Guard International (WGI) World Championships, held in Ohio, where they competed on the global stage. The team's journey to the SA-3 gold medal was marked by dedication, perseverance, and artistry. Under the direction of their coaches and instructors, the JE Winter Guard members spent countless hours perfecting their routines and honing their skills to deliver a captivating performance. They posted a score of 80.370, edging Vestal ...
Building Bridges: Polish Teacher Visits Jordan-Elbridge Schools Building Bridges: Polish Teacher Visits Jordan-Elbridge Schools: In a heartwarming display of global connection and friendship, students from Elbridge Elementary and Jordan-Elbridge Middle School recently had the pleasure of hosting a special guest from Poland. Mrs. Edyta Majdzinska, a teacher from the primary and secondary schools of Rewal, Poland, visited the schools after a collaborative pen pal project brought together students from across continents. The project, titled "On Wings Across the Ocean," facilitated a unique correspondence between the Polish students and their counterparts at EE and JEMS, with over 350 handwritten letters exchanged involving over 80 students. This initiative was not only an educational endeavor but also an opportunity for cultural exchange and friendship-building. Mrs. Majdzinska's visit was a culminating ...
Triumph in Numbers: Students Excel at the Perennial Math Competition Triumph in Numbers: Students Excel at the Perennial Math Competition: In an exhilarating showcase of mathematical prowess, students from grades 3 to 8 showcased their skills and emerged victorious at the Perennial Math Competition held at Jordan-Elbridge High School. The event, held on April 13th, witnessed an impressive display of talent, determination, and problem-solving acumen. The Perennial Math Competition, renowned for its challenging yet engaging math problems, brought together young minds from across the region to test their mathematical mettle. Participants faced a series of stimulating mathematical challenges designed to foster critical thinking, creativity, and mathematical fluency. The competition, hosted by JEHS, provided a platform for students to demonstrate their mathematical aptitude in a supportive and encouraging environment. With each ...
Top 10 for the JEHS Class of 2024 Top 10 for the JEHS Class of 2024: Join us in celebrating the exceptional achievements of the Class of 2024 at Jordan-Elbridge High School! Congratulations to Madison DelCostello, Joshua Sorts, Haley Root, Ella Jewsbury, Aydan Piper, Joshua Makarchuk, Julian Baker-Flagg, Sophia White, Emma Donvito and Cooper Childres. This dynamic group of students has risen to the top of their class through dedication, perseverance, and a passion for excellence. From academic prowess to outstanding leadership and service, these ten remarkable individuals have left an indelible mark on their school community. With a blend of intellect, creativity, and compassion, they inspire us all to reach for the stars. As they prepare to embark on the next chapter of their journey, we applaud their accomplishments and eagerly anticipate the bright futures ...



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Superintendent: James R. Froio
Phone: 315.689.8500
Address: 9 N. Chappell St., PO Box 902 | Jordan, NY 13080