December 7, 2017


Dear parents,

Looks (and feels) like it is finally time to break the winter coats out for good!

A big hats off to our PTO for another successful Holiday Bazaar last Saturday. It was a packed house with a lot of great gifts for the taking. I continue to be appreciative of their work and ongoing support of Dublin Jerome High School.

You should have received a separate email this week about our upcoming exam schedule. It is normal for students to have a healthy level of stress about exams, but please reach out to your child's teacher if you feel like something isn’t sitting right at home. We still have time to help if needed.

Have a great weekend!

Dusty


Semester Exam Information

Please reference the following attachment for exam information: Semester Exam Packet.docx ​​​​​​​


A Message From The School Nurse

Cold and flu season is here! As a reminder, hand washing is the number one way to prevent the spread of illness! Sleep, good nutrition, daily exercise, and positivity also help keep us healthy. District policy states that students having symptoms of fever 100 degrees or higher, vomiting, diarrhea, or other signs of a possible communicable disease, will be excluded until they are symptom-free for 24 hours without the benefit of medication.

For common communicable illnesses (such as strep throat, pink eye, ring worm), in which medication is required for treatment, students must complete a minimum of 24 hours of therapy before returning to school. For other communicable diseases (such as whooping cough, MRSA, or chicken pox) the exclusion time will be longer and may require a physician's note to return to school.

Please contact the school clinic if your child becomes ill after school or on the weekend so that the parents of those with weakened immune systems can be informed (names will never be given).

Thank you and best wishes for a healthy and happy school year!


Make a Difference Fund Raiser: Dublin Jerome vs. Worthington Kilbourne

If you’re going to the boys basketball game at Worthington Kilbourne this Friday at 7:30pm, please bring canned goods or non-perishable food items as your admission to the game. See the attached flyer for more details. BB Flyer.docx


Cap and Gown Orders for 2018 Graduates

If your child has not yet ordered a graduation cap, gown, and tassel, you can still order them online at http://nrpgradohio.com by selecting Dublin Jerome High School under “Visit Your School Shop”. The deadline for early bird packages and school delivery (in April) is December 10, 2017. All balances are due and the final deadline to order a cap, gown, and tassel for guaranteed delivery by the commencement ceremony is January 31, 2018.


Emerald Campus Academy Information Night on Jan. 17

All parents are invited to a meeting on Jan. 17 to learn more about the career exploration courses to be offered at the Emerald Campus starting next school year. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. in the Dublin Coffman Performing Arts Center. Keep up with latest at https://www.dublinschools.net/emeraldcampus.aspx.


Dublin Bridges

Dublin Bridges is a new 501c3, charitable organization that provides a gateway for kindness within our community. Advocates identify unmet needs of residents and then members of the community fill those needs. Join the Bridge today by visiting DublinBridges.org.


#DCSgivesback

Dublin City Schools students and staff go above and beyond to give back to the community year-round, but especially during this time of year. You can read about their acts of kindness at https://www.dublinschools.net/GivingBack.aspx.


Winter weather procedures

The District’s procedures in the event of inclement weather are posted at https://www.dublinschools.net/winterweather.aspx.


Dr. Hoadley lays out the philosophy behind the Emerald Campus

Click here to watch Supt. Dr. Todd Hoadley’s latest video message about the District’s vision for the Emerald Campus.


IMPORTANT DATES

Dec. 13-Coffee with the Supt., 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Barry Bagels, 5760 Frantz Road

Dec. 21-Jan. 2-NO SCHOOL, Winter Break

Jan. 17-Emerald Campus Academy Information Night, 7 p.m., Dublin Coffman

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