Contact Information

Published: 35 days ago pin
President Amanda Kirby jacobsrdpta@gmail.com 
VP of Programs Michele Custalow vicepresident@jrespta.org
Secretary Gerri Matlaga secretary@jrespta.org
Treasurer Megan Lester treasurer@jrespta.org
Cash For Trash Amanda Kirby  cashfortrash@jrespta.org
Hospitality Bridgette Farmer hospitality@jrespta.org
Legislation TBD legislation@jrespta.org
Membership TBD membership@jrespta.org
Pumpkin Lighting Michele Custalow pumpkinlighting@jrespta.org
Reflections Michele Custalow reflections@jrespta.org
Room Parent Coordinator Christina Kinne roomparent@jrespta.org
Silent Auction Kristen Keatley silentauction@jrespta.org
Spirit Wear Amanda Kirby spiritwear@jrespta.org
Vendor Coordinator TBD vendors@jrespta.org
Volunteer Coordinator LaToya Blizzard volunteer@jrespta.org
Watch Dogs Cathy Patterson watchdogs@jrespta.org
Ways and Means Kristen Keatley waysandmeans@jrespta.org
Yearbook Michele Custalow yearbook@jrespta.org
 

Chick Fil A Tonight

Published: 4 days ago

 

Carnival Links

Published: 9 days ago

In case you missed some carnival information here are all the links is one place

Volunteer Sign Up: https://jres.ptboard.com/signup

Facebook Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/308126736249931/

Online Auction Link: https://www.accelevents.com/events/jacobsrdpta

We also still have some vendor spots open, vendor sign up link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090e4caaab2fa4f85-carnival


All carnival related forms and flyers can be found at https://jres.ptboard.com/school/cm?mid=245

 

Last Call For Yearbooks

Published: 10 days ago
Last Call for Yearbooks!!!!
Reserve yours for $23.00.
The last day to order yearbooks is THIS FRIDAY April 21st. There will be VERY few extra copies ordered this year. If you tend to buy one the last week of school there might not be any available. Save yourself the hassle and order now!
 
Pay online at https://squareup.com/store/jacobs-road-elementary-pta/
 

Today is kindergarten registration

Published: 10 days ago

Today is kindergarten registration 9am-6:30pm

More information at http://mychesterfieldschools.com/parents/preparing-for-school/student-registration/

PTA will have a table set up selling spirit wear.

 

Carnival and PTA Meeting

Published: 11 days ago

TONIGHT April 19

Join us in the cafeteria at 6pm for carnival meeting

Stay afterwards for our monthly general membership PTA meeting 7pm in the cafeteria

Paper/crayons/coloring and activity books and a few board games (checkers, connect 4) will be there in case you have to bring your children will you.

Carnival –updates on what has been done and still needs to be done, auction donation update

General Membership – various committees will give an update

We will be raffling off 2 prize packs that each include carnival tickets, Papa John’s free medium pizza, and a  JRES oval car magnet.

Any questions email Amanda Kirby, JRES PTA President, jacobsrdpta@gmail.com

 

 

Thank A Teacher

Published: 11 days ago

Thank A Teacher Events

Beginning April 3, you can “Thank A Teacher” courtesy of the Virginia Lottery and its partners at the Virginia Tourism Corporation and the Virginia PTA. You can send electronic thank-you notes at https://www.valottery.com/thankateacher_lp.aspx or you can pick up thank-you notes at the locations listed below. Each note includes a code that the teacher can enter online for a chance to win a fabulous Virginia-themed vacation. The lucky winner will have a choice between a beach, mountain or wine-lovers experience. So send an electronic note, or visit a Lottery retailer, event or customer service center to pick up hard-copy notes. Either way, be sure to take the opportunity to thank your favorite Virginia public school teacher!

Friday April 7th, 10-12pm Kroger 2801 Hicks Road Richmond 23235
Monday April 10th, 12-2pm Kroger 11895 W Broad St. Richmond 23233
Monday April 17th 10-12pm Kroger 9000 Staples Mill Road Richmond 23228

Lottery Customer Service Centers

Lottery HQ 600 E. Main Street Richmond, VA 23219

Prize Zone West 1620 E. Parham Rd. Richmond, VA 23228

 

Picture Day Is Today

Published: 12 days ago

TODAY IS SPRING PICTURE DAY

 

Papa Johns

Published: 21 days ago

We need at least 250 orders (we are currently at 50 orders) for qualify for one of the top 30 monetary prizes. Please use code JRES online at www.papajohns.com or through the mobile app and we will earn 10% of the sales ALL YEAR LONG!

What does my school win?

  • 1st Place - $10,000
  • 2nd Place - $5,000
  • 3rd-5th Place - $3,500
  • 6th-10th Place - $1100
  • 11th-15th Place - $750
  • 16th-20th Place - $500
  • 21st-30th Place - $275
 

Skate Night Is Tonight

Published: 26 days ago
When:April 4, 2017               6:30-8:30pm
Where: 3330 Speeks Dr, Midlothian, Virginia 23112
Skate Night Admission $5
Regular Skate Rental $2
Roller Blade Rental $3

 

 

Carnival and PTA Meeting

Published: 45 days ago

 

TONIGHT March 16

Join us in the cafeteria at 6pm for carnival meeting

Stay afterwards for our monthly general membership PTA meeting 7pm in the cafeteria.

Paper/crayons/coloring and activity books and a few board games (checkers, connect 4) will be there in case you have to bring your children will you.

Carnival –updates on what has been done and still needs to be done, auction donation update, and vendor update.

General Membership – various committees will give an update and will vote on changing length of terms from 2 years to 1 year.

We will be raffling off 2 prize packs that each include a water bottle, a $10 Papa John’s fundraiser card ( various B1G1, $ off purchase order) , 2 Papa John’s certificates for free order of cheese sticks, two weeks of free classes from Martial Arts World, A JRES oval car magnet, and two $5 off online purchase from Papa John's

Any questions email Amanda Kirby, JRES PTA President, jacobsrdpta@gmail.com

 

 

AmazonSmile will donate 5% Today March 16 ONLY

Published: 45 days ago

Amazon is celebrating its #1 ranking in customer satisfaction by the ACSI! Today, March 16, Amazon will donate 5% (10 times the usual donation rate) of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Jacobs Road Elem PTA. Get started at smile.amazon.com/ch/54-1428229.

 

Skate Night Is Tonight

Published: 47 days ago
When: March 14, 2017               6:30-8:30pm
Where: 3330 Speeks Dr, Midlothian, Virginia 23112
Skate Night Admission $5
Regular Skate Rental $2
Roller Blade Rental $3

 

 

Jump Rope For Heart, Day 5 Friday 3-10-17

Published: 50 days ago

Jump Rope For Heart, Day 5 Friday 3-10-17
Congratulations Miller's class who is the highest collecting class with $5865. 2nd place class is Ortiz's with $628. Today's total is $3,176. Weekly total is $10,582.23
MONDAY MORNING IS THE LAST DAY TO BRING IN MONEY.
The top two classes get to go on a field trip to First Tee Golf.

 

Jump Rope For Heart, Day 4 Thursday 3-9-17

Published: 51 days ago
Jump Rope For Heart, Day 4 Thursday 3-9-17
Congratulations Ortiz's class who is the highest collecting class with $628.00 and 2nd place class is Carr's with $619.00. Today's total is $2,358. Weekly total is $7,406.23
Keep collecting and bring money in all this week. The top two classes get to go on a field trip to First Tee Golf.
 

Jump Rope For Heart, Day 3 Wednesday 3-8-17

Published: 52 days ago

Jump Rope For Heart, Day 3 Wednesday 3-8-17
Congratulations Carr's class who is the highest collecting class with $594. 2nd place class is Ford's with $550. Today's total is $1.926. Weekly total is $5,048.23
Keep collecting and bring money in all this week. The top two classes get to go on a field trip to First Tee Golf.

 

Jump Rope For Heart, Day 2 Tuesday 3-7-17

Published: 53 days ago

Jump Rope For Heart, Day 2 Tuesday 3-7-17
Congratulations Ford's class who is the highest collecting class with $535. 2nd place class is Dietz's with $350. Today's total is $2,409. Weekly total is 3,122.23
Keep collecting and bring money in all this week. The top two classes get to go on a field trip to First Tee Golf.

 

Jump Rope For Heart Day 1 Monday 3-6-17

Published: 54 days ago
Jump Rope For Heart Day 1 Monday 3-6-17
 
Congratulations Ricotta’s class who is the highest collecting class so far with $355.00
 
Today’s total $713.23
 
Keep collecting and bring money in all this week.
 

Read Across America Week February 27- March 3

Published: 63 days ago

Join us at JRES as we celebrate

Theodore Geisel’s Birthday with…

Read Across America Week

February 27- March 3!

 

Themed days of the week:

 

Monday- Crazy hat day

for Dr. Seuss’ all-time favorite,

The Cat in the Hat     

 

Tuesday- Mismatch day!  Wear things that don’t match.

 

Wednesday- Wear wild, wacky socks to celebrate Seuss’ Fox in Socks

 

Thursday- Think of others with an act of kindness like in

Horton Hatches the Egg or The Lorax

 

Friday- Celebrate your favorite book  by dressing as a character from that book (Does not have to be a Dr. Seuss book)



“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!

 

Rory’s Zoo Crew Ecard Challenge

Published: 69 days ago

You can help the school earn money by choosing one of the three healthy choices and sending 10 ecards and for doing this your student will get a zoo crew badge. This is no cost to you, simply send 10 ecards by going to heart.org/jump.

School will earn $100 for gym equipment when there is 10% student participation, $300 when there is 20% student participation. $500 when there is 30% student participation, after that will earn an additional $100 for every additional 10% of students taking the zoo crew challenge.

 

Nominate a teacher for an R.E.B. Award for Teaching Excellence

Published: 70 days ago
Parents,
 
Know an outstanding teacher who you would like to recognize for her/his work with students? Now is your chance!
 
You can nominate one of our awesome teachers for an R.E.B. Award for Teaching Excellence, and that teacher could win up to a $12,000 cash grant to use for professional development activities. Established in 1988, the R.E.B. Award for Teaching Excellence recognizes public school teachers who distinguish themselves by their inspiring classroom performance. Teachers from Chesterfield County will compete against colleagues from Hanover, Henrico and Richmond for consideration.
 
Nominations must be submitted through The Community Foundation's online system. To access instructions and a link to the online nomination form, visit The Community Foundation's website at http://www.tcfrichmond.org/Grantseekers/Awards/REB-Awards-for-Teaching-Excellence
 
Nominations must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27.
 
Thank you for your continued support of Chesterfield County Public Schools!
 
 
 
Tim Bullis
Director, Community Relations
Chesterfield County Public Schools
 

Follow Our School On Twitter

Published: 72 days ago

Do you Twitter?

Follow our school

Chesterfield County Public Schools - https://twitter.com/ccpsinfo

Ms. Traveline, principal - https://twitter.com/JacobsRoadES

Ms. Brown, assistant principal - https://twitter.com/APJacobsRd

Ms. Purifoy, Librarian - https://twitter.com/JRESlibrarian

PTA - https://twitter.com/jacobsroadpta

 

Check out the tweet from Traveline about Jump Rope For Heart and see a few pictures from the kick off assembly on February 14

Check out our librarian tweets about what students are learning with Black History Month

 

Carnival and PTA Meeting

Published: 73 days ago

TONIGHT February 16

Paper/crayons/coloring and activity books and a few board games (checkers, connect 4) will be there in case you have to bring your children will you.

Join us in the cafeteria at 6pm for carnival meeting

Stay afterwards for our monthly general membership PTA meeting 7pm in the cafteria

We will be raffling off two cerficates for a free game of laser quest with 3 of your friends.

Carnival – our big discussion will be on what food will be provided. We also need a few others to help with various aspects of carnival.

General Membership – various committees will give an update and job descriptions will be available for our open positions for the 2017-2018 school year (next school year)

 

 

Skate Night Is Tonight

Published: 75 days ago
When: February 14, 2017
Where: 3330 Speeks Dr, Midlothian, Virginia 23112
Skate Night Admission $5
Regular Skate Rental $2
Roller Blade Rental $3

 

 

Bricks 4 Kidz

Published: 87 days ago

Wednesdays 3:00 - 4:00

February 15th - March 8th (Class is in the cafeteria)

Cost: $45 for 4 weeks

Making it move is the name of the game in this exciting class! Kids will love to see their creations in motion using the LEGO® Power Functions wireless remote controls.  Students will use challenging LEGO® components to create a dynamic vehicle, machines and more.  All students will build and take home a custom LEGO® mini figure at the end of the session.

To register online, please visit our website at bricks4kidz.com/midlorich

(view classes and click on Jacobs)

mtolbert@bricks4kidz.com

(804) 833-3170

 

 

Chuck E Chese Spirit Night TONIGHT

Published: 93 days ago

Join us tonight for our Chuck E Cheese Spirit Night 3-9pm

Where: 10430 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond, VA 23235

Students should come home with a reminder sticker on them this afternoon , wear the sticker to the event and student gets 10 free tokens. A flyer also came home the other day with discounts on it for tonight.

 

News From Superintendent

Published: 95 days ago

On Tuesday January 17, 2017 I went to a meeting about the transition plan for Chesterfield Public Schools, a copy of it and more information can be found at http://mychesterfieldschools.com/superintendent/transition-plan/

Also check out the following budget news

Meetings in the public meeting room are shown live on Comcast 98 and Verizon 28 and are live streamed at chesterfieldschoolsva.swagit.com/live. Meetings held at the Career and Technical Center @ Hull will be taped and re-aired

. • Feb. 7 - School Board work session at 4 p.m. at the Career and Technical Center @ Hull

• Feb. 14 - School Board meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the Public Meeting Room • Citizen Budget Advisory Committee presents budget report • Public hearing on proposed operating and CIP budgets

• Feb. 23 - School Board work session at 4 p.m. at the Career and Technical Center @ Hull

• Feb. 28 - School Board meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the Public Meeting Room • School Board approves budget
 

 

Canival and PTA Meeting Tonight

Published: 100 days ago

TONIGHT January 19th

Join us in the cafeteria at 6pm for carnival meeting

Stay afterwards for our monthly general membership PTA meeting 7pm in the cafteria

We will be raffling off a winter gift pack which includes a code for a free shutterfly wall calendar (you pay shipping and handling), a free medium pizza with two toppings from papa johns, and from skate a way a free pass for one admission

 

Today Friday Jan 13 is A FULL DAY OF SCHOOL

Published: 107 days ago

Reminder that today is a regular day of school, not an early release. The early release was made a full day due to missing  three days of school due to snow this week.

 

SKATE NIGHT IS STILL ON FOR TONIGHT

Published: 110 days ago

Come out and join us at Skate A Way Tonight

Look Forward To Seeing You There

When: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 6:30PM-8:30PM
Where: 3330 Speeks Dr, Midlothian, Virginia 23112
Skate Night Admission $5
Regular Skate Rental $2
Roller Blade Rental $3
 

Skate Night

Published: 153 days ago
When: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 6:30PM-8:30PM
Where: 3330 Speeks Dr, Midlothian, Virginia 23112
Skate Night Admission $5
Regular Skate Rental $2
Roller Blade Rental $3