Aug 27
Ready for School September 1st

Oki, Tansi, Danit'ada, Umba-watich, Tawnshi, and Hello

We are thrilled to be getting geared up for the start of our 2021-22 school year. It has been a beautiful summer, and we as a staff sincerely hope you have enjoyed time with your children and had some fun in the gorgeous weather.

​Our staff are working to prepare classrooms and planning activities for your child(ren)'s arrival next week to start the school year. Families will receive an email from their child's homeroom teacher on Tuesday at 3:00.

Please see the key dates for our staggered entry schedule:

Wednesday, September 1st         

Grade 7 (only) AM 8:30 – 12:00,                                         Grade 8 & 9 (only) PM 1:06 – 3:10

*CTS routes available before and after school only

Thursday, September 2nd            

Grade 7 (only) AM 8:30 – 12:00

Grade 8 & 9 (only) PM 1:06 – 3:10

*CTS routes available before and after school only

Friday, September 3rd  All students, 7, 8 & 9

Friday Schedule  8:30 – 11:50

​School Supplies:

The following is a general list of supplies required by all students at John Ware School. Students are responsible for replacing these items as they are depleted through the year. Please label everything. 

  • Geometry set (protractor/compass)                    
  • Binders & Dividers (3)
  • Agenda/Daytimer (optional)                                
  • Glue Stick
  • Calculator (recommend TI 30X  yx  and (+/-)       
  • Highlighters
  • Scissors                                                           
  • Duotangs
  • Pencil Crayons                                                  
  • Erasers
  • Pencils (box)                                                     
  • Fine tip black marker
  • Pencil Case                                                      
  • Loose-leaf lined paper
  • Pens – several in blue or black ink                      
  • Markers
  • Ruler (metric)

Things to look forward to:

We are bringing many elements of typical junior high life back this year.

  • Use of lockers                           
  • Continued away for the day policy (cell phones)
  • Daily intermural activities           
  • Students able to meet with friends in the library for lunch
  • Field trips                                  
  • Guest speakers
  • Sports teams                             
  • Clubs & Special Events

We will continue to be a “closed campus" through the end of September, when CBE will review the COVID protocols and masking expectations. 

​Thank you, 

Tanis Greenlaw, Principal


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