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Stay At Home, Stay Healthy, and READ A BOOK!

I hope that everyone is safe and staying healthy.  While schools are closed, it is recommended that students be reading a minimum of 20 minutes a day -- more would be even better!  There are several great places online where students can access free ebooks and audiobooks.  There are directions for four of the best [...]

Kindness Week

Jason Lee students and staff finished reading Posted which was our One Book, One School title for this year.  One of the messages of the book is that kindness matters -- not just to our friends, but also towards people outside of our friend groups.  So, as a culminating event for One Book, One School [...]

One Book, One School

This month Jason Lee is continuing its annual One Book, One School tradition in which every student and adult in our school community receives a copy of the same book.  Throughout the month, we will read the book together and participate in discussions and activities related to the story.  Our One Book, One School goals [...]

One Book, One School

Our third annual One Book, One School experience is underway.  Everyone in the Jason Lee community, including students, teachers, paraeducators. clerks, counselors, administrators, secretaries, custodians, and all support staff, have received a copy of the book Slacker by Gordon Korman.  Over the course of five weeks, we will read the book together and engage in discussions and activities [...]

Ella Enchanted Field Trip: Thank you PTA!

Due to a generous grant provided by the Jason Lee PTA, Mrs. Peterson's English classes had an amazing opportunity to attend a performance of Ella Enchanted presented by the Oregon Children's Theater.  Prior to the field trip, Mrs. Peterson's students read the book by Gail Carson Levine on which the play was based.  Watching a [...]

High School Credit Opportunity for Bilingual students

Can your child speak, read and write in a language other than English?  This spring there will be an opportunity for 8th graders who are fluent in another language to take an on-line test called the Avant Assessment.  Students who demonstrate on this test that they can speak, read and write in another language can [...]

Battle of the Books

It is time for students to sign-up to participate in the Battle of the Books!  The Battle of the Books is a voluntary reading incentive program in which teams of students work together to read a list of specific books.  Then, the teams compete against each other to answer trivia questions about the books.  Student [...]