Daily Announcement

Tuesday, February 19, 2019


Attention Parents/Guardians:  Please call the attendance line at 609-806-4266 before 9:00 a.m. to report your child’s absence.  You may also call the attendance line to report your child arriving late to school.


Attention Parents/Guardians:  Please be aware that the JW Nurse can be reached directly by dialing 609-806-4273.  The JW Student Services Department and the JW Guidance Department can be reached directly at 609-806-4272.




Attention Parents/Guardians:   Konstella is now the sole portal for all JWMS PTO communications. To register with a computer, go to konstella.com and search for John Witherspoon Middle School in the Find Your School directory. Or, download the Konstella app, tap on Register, and enter our invitation code: CQRXI8 (that's a capital i!). Konstella will allow you to sync our events to your calendar, communicate with other families, purchase spirit wear and event tickets, and see volunteer opportunities. 



The yearbook is available for online purchasing for the "early bird special" price of $25.  Students can find the link to buy a yearbook by going to the "John Witherspoon News" section  at the bottom of the JW website.  



The Walnut Lane Film Festival is back! All entries are due no later than April 5th. Movies will be shown at the Princeton Garden Theater in May! Cash prizes awarded to the top placing movies! Check out walnutlanefilmfest.com or see Ms. Wargo or Mrs. Riely for more information!



Talent Show tickets will be sold in the mornings in the main Commons. Tickets are $5. Tickets will also be sold during Lunch starting TODAY. The Show is on February 21st at 7:00 pm. Purchase a ticket before they sell out!


Please remember to turn in your trays or donations for the Tricky Tray fair to Mrs. Riely by February 21st. Trays do not need to be wrapped, the Do Something Club will help with wrapping! The tricky tray fair begins the night of the talent show on February 21st!



Our second ever printed issue is out! and with it comes a call to all creators and visual gurus! Check out the last page of our Winter Issue and participate in the new Just Draw Scribbles Challenge. Complete the mysterious scribble to create your own unique creation and submit it to jwscribbles@gmail.com




Today we will follow the Activity Schedule.


Running Club is cancelled for today.


SHREK Rehearsal – All cast expected in the auditorium until 5:30.  Crew, check the crew calendar outside of the drama room to see if your job is needed.



All 6th, 7th and 8th grade STARs  please report to room G-33 for lunch today.



Scribbles will meet today and tomorrow after school in room D-203 from 3:00 to 4:00.  The new issue has arrived !!



Board Game Club will meet on Wednesday after school in room C-205 from 3:00 to 4:00.



The JW Coding Club will be held Wednesday in room B204 from 3:00 to 4:00.



The JW Chess Club will be held Wednesday in room B201 from 3:00 to 4:00.



The JW Cooks! Club meeting will not be held this Wednesday after school.  It has been rescheduled for next Wednesday, February 27th from 3:00 to 4:30. 



Art Club will not meet this week.




Green Team will meet on Thursday morning in room B-101.