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Science Fair


The Science Fair will now take place on Monday, January 31, 2022
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January Students of the Month

Congratulations to the following Jr. High 

Students of the Month for January!

Thank you for showing your Viking PRIDE !

 

5th Grade:  Richie

 

 

 

6th Grade:  Jaycob

 

 

 

7th Grade:  Joe

 

 

 

8th Grade:  Diya

 

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Scheduling Information for 8th Graders moving to Grade 9

Mr. Allison and the Sr. High counselors will meet to share the attached scheduling PowerPoint to 8 students on THURSDAY, JANUARY 27, 2022.

In-person students will receive their scheduling form at the presentation, they should review the PowerPoint and the Curriculum Guide with their parents, select their electives, and return the scheduling form to their Language Arts teacher or Mrs. Rodgers with their elective selections by Tuesday, February 1, 2022.


Cyber students had their scheduling form mailed to them, they should review the scheduling PowerPoint and curriculum guide with their parents and should return the forms selecting their electives via mail, as directed, or drop  off at the HS or JH office. 


ALL CORE SUBJECT CLASSES – Math, science, English, and Social Studies are recommended by the core subject teachers.

 

Any questions can be directed to the High School counselors or Mrs. Rodgers for assistance.



January Dates


January 3 - School is Open
January 11 - School Board Meeting 7:00 PM (Sr. High Auditorium)
January 14 - End of Semester/Second Grading Period
January 17 - MLK Day - Teacher In-Service Day
January 25 - School Board Meeting 7:00 PM (Sr. High Auditorium)
January 28 - 1/2 Act 80 Day (K-8 only) - JH dismissal 11:20 AM
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Arrival & Dismissal Procedures

Morning Arrival Notice

(Reference the following picture for specifics)

 

Families are to use the left (outside) lane starting near the tennis court.  Please do not cross the double yellow line until you get on school grounds near the tennis courts when it turns into a single yellow line.  From that point cars are to remain in the outer lane the entire way around the building. No cars are permitted in the inner lane closest to the Jr. high building.  This lane is reserved for school buses only.  

When dropping off your child, pull all the way forward to the end of the median near Laird Avenue and the front tennis courts.    Doing so allows for students in multiples cars to exit at one time.  If all pull up directly across from the Jr. High main entrance one car at a time and then students exit, we encounter a great deal of congestion around the building.   

Please do not cross traffic at any time when departing school property in the direction of the Police Department.   Also, do not block the intersection near the Police Department.   Doing either hinders the bus drivers' ability to navigate the turn on to school property and delays student departure times.  Please use caution while on school grounds during both morning arrival and dismissal times.

Students can enter the building after 7:30 AM.  Homeroom begins promptly at 8:00 AM.  Student not in their homeroom at the 8:00 AM bell will be marked tardy.  A Grab-N-Go breakfast is served until 8:00 AM




Dismissal / Student Pick-Up Notice

(Reference the following picture for specifics)

 

Students walking home from school or picked -up will be dismissed at 2:55 PM.

Families picking-up students are to wait in the designated area by the first initial of the student’s last name.  These areas are located along the curb near the front entrance to the Jr. High and along the hillside in the back of the building (near soccer/football field).   The locations students will exit the building and the designated pick-up areas are noted on the following picture by the first letter of the student’s last name.

After your child has entered your vehicle, please do not pull around other vehicle in order to quickly depart school grounds.  Use extreme caution when exiting school grounds via the outer lane to prevent an accident or injury.  The inner lane is designated for school uses only.  

Please do not cross traffic at any time when departing school property in the direction of the Police Department.  Also, do not block the intersection near the Police Department.   Doing either hinders the bus drivers' ability to navigate the turn on to school property and delays student departure times.  Again, please use caution while on school grounds during both morning arrival and dismissal times.

 

Student riding a bus home from school will be called to their bus when upon arrival.


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Safe2Say Something

Safe2Say Something is a youth violence prevention program run by the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General. Safe2Say Something (S2SS) teaches youth how to recognize warning signs and signals, especially within social media, from individuals who may be a threat to themselves or others and to “say something” BEFORE it is too late. More +

Two-Hour Delays & Early Dismissal Days

Two Hour Delay Information
 
In the event of Two-Hour Delay, the start of the school day will be two hours later than normal. The school day will start promptly at 10:00 AM.  Students riding a school bus are to be at the bus stop two hours later than the normally scheduled time.  Dismissal time will remain the same (2:55 PM).

 

Two-Hour Delay Schedule

 

Period

Begins

Ends





HR / 1

10:00

10:30




2

10:33

11:03




4

11:06

11:36

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Lunch # 1

5

11:39

12:09

-

Lunch # 2

6

12:12

12:42

-

Lunch # 3

7

12:45

1:15

-

Lunch # 4

3

1:18

1:48





8

1:51

2:21





9

2:24

2:55





 

  • Walkers and pick-ups dismissed at 2:55 PM
  • Bus riders remain in Period 9 until bus numbers are called over the PA System.


Early Dismissal Information

On planned Early Dismissal Days, the Jr. High will be dismissed at 11:20 AM.    The Jr. High has two Early Dismissal Schedules to prevent students from missing the same classes.  Students will receive notification of the schedule to follow.

     Early Dismissals Schedules

 

              Schedule # 1

 

Period

Begins

Ends



HR / 1

8:00

8:32



2

8:35

9:00



3

9:03

9:28



4

9:31

9:56

-

Lunch # 1

5

9:59

10:24

-

Lunch #2

6

10:27

10:52

-

Lunch # 3

7

10:55

11:20

-

Lunch # 4

 

                Schedule # 2

 

Period

Begins

Ends



HR / 1

8:00

8:32



9

8:35

9:00



8

9:03

9:28



4

9:31

9:56

-

Lunch # 1

5

9:59

10:24

-

Lunch #2

6

10:27

10:52

-

Lunch # 3

7

10:55

11:20

-

Lunch # 4

 

  • Walkers and pick-ups dismissed at 11:20 AM
  • Bus riders remain in Period 7 until bus numbers are called over the PA System.




Families

As we all know the weather is very difficult to accurately predict.  Therefore, we ask families to develop a plan with their children in the event the District has to call a Two-Hour Delay, an unplanned Early Dismissal or cancellation.   Additionally, we ask that families please notify the school office in the event of a change to any contact information.  This is very helpful to make certain that District phone blasts and emails are received.   

Another avenue utilized to make certain all are aware of cancellations, delays, etc. is via Remind.  If you have not already done so, please visit the section on this website and follow the steps to do so.  This is just another way we attempt to keep our families informed.  If you have more than one student at the Jr. High, please only select one grade level when registering for Remind notifications.

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REMIND


For families interested in receiving Remind Notices from the Jr. High for the 2021 - 2022 school year, please register via the link below that corresponds with your child’s 2021 – 2022 grade level.   


We ask that you please only register one time per household.  If you have multiple children attending the Jr. High, please select only one grade level.


5th grade https://www.remind.com/join/ffb39e


6th gradehttps://www.remind.com/join/de78bf2


7th gradehttps://www.remind.com/join/72fc92


8th gradehttps://www.remind.com/join/96khdk

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Code of Conduct for Virtual Learners

Click here to review the Code of Conduct for Virtual Learners and Families.

Guide to Google Classroom

Click here to view the 2020 Parents' Guide to Google Classroom.

Therapy Dog Information

Medical Absences

Please read the following to find out how Medical Absences are recorded for school attendance.
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National Junior Honor Society
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 Hopewell Memorial Junior High School
 
2354 Brodhead Rd.
Aliquippa, PA  15001
724-375-6691 
724-375-5029 (fax)

Office Hours 7:30-3:30 

Summer Hours: 7:30 - 3:00 
School Hours: 8:00-2:55  

Principal 


Mr. Edward Katkich 


 Assistant Principal



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