Notes from the President District Update | May 31, 2020

Hello Falcon Families!

Our team has loved seeing the posts from our families of our grads! Thank you Mr. Marowelli and the Williams' family for helping to coordinate getting the grad signs out to our families.

Wrapping Up Our Winter Term

Falcons, this is the last week of our winter term! This will be the last week that our faculty post new material and assignments in Schoology. Stay focused through the finish!

Remember that you are able to earn and receive credit for your core classes during this time by participating and submitting your assignments through Schoology. We will be determining fall course placement and progress based on credit earned and courses completed during this time. Students' GPAs will not be affected based on the remote learning during this time of closure so that students who where unable to engage will not be negatively impacted. We will also stay true to our skills-based learning approach and ensuring that students are proficient before progressing, so there will be no social promotion moving into the fall.

Students who do not demonstrate full proficiency with their skills and earn credit in their core classes during this time, will continue with these courses and skills in the fall. We are focused on making sure that our students are prepared and successful rather than pushing any students ahead only to struggle do to being unprepared.

Falcons, buckle-down, show your grit, and complete your work. This is your week! You can do this!

Pandemic-EBT program

There have been a few questions from our families regarding the Pandemic-EBT program that provides students/families financial assistance for food based on the national school lunch program. Unfortunately, our students/families will not qualify for the Pandemic-EBT program. Running the national school lunch program was a pre-qualifier.

Please remember that any of our students can go pick up meals at any of the school meals sites located on this MAP.

Extensions on Nationwide Waivers

The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is extending the following Nationwide Waivers to support access to nutritious meals while minimizing potential exposure to COVID-19.

Nationwide Waiver to Allow Non-congregate Feeding in the Child Nutrition Programs – EXTENSION through August 31, 2020

Nationwide Waiver to Allow Meal Service Time Flexibility in the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, and Child and Adult Care Food Program – EXTENSION through August 31, 2020

Nationwide Waiver to Allow Meal Pattern Flexibility in the Child Nutrition Programs – EXTENSION through June 30, 2020

Nationwide Waiver to Allow Parents and Guardians to Pick Up Meals for Children – EXTENSION through August 31, 2020

2021 Washington DC Trip

Sign-Up for 2021 Washington D.C. Trip!

  • Who: Students in the 8th and 9th grade next school year.
  • When: June 2021
  • How: Sign-up by June 5, 2020 and receive a discounted price! You can sign-up after this date, but the price will increase by $50. Sign-Up:


  • Online: worldstrides.org/signup
  • By Phone: 800-468-5899
  • JPEC Trip ID: 182698
  • Cost to sign-up: $49
  • Total Cost (not due until Spring 2021): $722

This price is all inclusive, and includes:

  • Hotel
  • Travel on luxury charter bus
  • All meals while on the trip
  • All admission fees
  • 24 Hour Emergency Support and Trip Insurance

Contact Miss Heather Hillman with any questions (heather.hillman@jacksonpec.org)

College Prep

Please see a note from Mrs. Holton:

College Prep Mathematics Challenge

Want to win a Nintendo Switch Lite and a game of your choice?

Mr. Marowelli is sponsoring a math competition for all college prep students. All students who complete the assigned task will be entered into a drawing to win a Nintendo Switch Lite and game of their choice (M-rated games are excluded).

How to enter:

  • If you're a 6th-grade student, complete the Khan Academy Kindergarten - 5th-grade courses to 100% by July 31st
  • If you're a 7th or 8th-grade student, complete the Khan Academy Kindergarten - 6th-grade courses to 100% by July 31st
  • Every single grade-level course has to be 100% to be eligible. You can work on each course by clicking them at the top of the Khan Academy homepage. See the image below as an example of course progression.

-Shane A. Malmquist

JPEC | Your Place - your purpose - your future

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Shane Malmquist


Created with an image by Aaron Burden - "Dewey grass"