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    John Jay Afternoon Announcements


                                                      Thursday,  January 19, 2017   Today is Day 4



    Attention All Students!  It is important that you listen to this important exam week information……... The January 2017 exam week will begin on Tuesday, January 24th and conclude on Friday, January 27th. Only Students scheduled to take an exam are to attend. If you have a conflict, meaning you have more than one exam scheduled at the same time, you must notify your teacher as soon as possible. The exam schedule with room assignments and transportation information is posted on the English Wing bulletin board and in the cafeteria. Take the time to review the schedule to ensure you know when and where you have to be. 
    A single point of entry will be observed during exam week. You are to enter through the main lobby doors only. As per the NY State Education Department, students are prohibited from bringing cell phones and other electronic devices into any testing room, please plan accordingly. In the event an electronic device is brought into any exam room, you will receive a zero for your exam


    Attention Students:  Project  Homework / Learning Center is CANCELLED TODAY


    Attention Seniors : Jostens will be here on Tuesday, January 31st during all lunch periods in the cafeteria lobby to deliver rings. You may also order rings and order your cap and gown at this time.


    Awake-a thon : Its back!  The second annual awake-a-thon will be held on February 10-11 from 8 pm to 8 am. Tickets will be sold all this week during all lunch periods for $10.  Stay up all night with your favorite teachers playing video games, watching movies, and playing in gym tournaments.  And of course plenty of food!  


    PTSA:  Our next general membership meeting will be Today, January 19th at 7:00 pm in the library.  Looking forward to seeing everyone there!.  Haven’t joined the PTSA yet?  It’s now easier than ever.  Just click the link below and follow the directions:



    Drivers Ed:  There is a lecture Tomorrow,  January 20th.


    The next 5-hour class is scheduled for February 7tth at RCK  Rm. 213 from 3:00-8:00pm


    Please Note: BOCES will be opened on March 17th.  Previous emails stated it was closed but they will now be closed on March 10th, Superintendent Conference Day.

    Boces CTI : Attention 10th & 11th Grades!  Students interested in attending Boces CTI, next year, see your counselor ASAP for a 2017/18 application.  Returning students must submit an application for their 2nd year.



     ATTENTION STUDENTS :  RE-TAKE PICTURES ARE HERE ! Please see your administrator to pick up them up.  


    Elysium Club: John Jay’s Art and Literacy Magazine is looking for original short stories, poems, artwork, and photography!  Please email them to


    Student Government: There will be a movie night held Tomorrow January 20th, showing the Incredibles.  It starts at 7:30 pm in the Café’.  Bring your friends, and remember No capes !




    *Another win was added to the list for Wappingers Varsity Gymnastics.  The team competed again Brewster on Tuesday night and won with a score of 161.30 to a 114.40.  Thanks to all our gymnasts who competed!  Great job!


    *Wappingers Gymnastics takes on two of their league rivals; Lakeland-Panis and Carmel today, January 19th at Anne Dorner Middle School in Ossining at 5:00PM.  Good luck to all the competitors!  GO WAPPINGERS GYMNASTICS! 

    *Tomorrow, January 20th the Wappingers Gymnastics team will compete again at 4:30 against Mahopac HS and Somers HS at Dutchess County Gymnastics.  Bring a friend and cheer on your favorite gymnast!



    SKI CLUB :  The Jiminy Peak Trip has been rescheduled for January 21, 2017.

    Please be at JJHS @ 12:00 , the buses will leave at 12:30 promptly!


    Yearbook:  Attention Seniors !  Superlative winners are posted on the yearbook website.  Pictures for the superlatives will be taken after school on 2/7, 2/8, & 2/9.  Please coordinate with your co-winner, bring any props and a brief quote regarding your superlative.


    Ukulele Club:  Ukulele Club will have a meeting Tomorrow, January 20th in room 185 at 2:00 pm   Don’t forget your Uke and your t-shirt form !



    Faculty, staff and families will continue to receive full announcements and updates.  Students, for the full announcements and updates, please check your school email.  Hard copies are available in the main office.