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Adding integers is not too bad!

Adding integers is not too bad!

The 6th grade advanced math students are learning to add, subtract, multiply and divide negative numbers! They are learning to do this in 3 ways: using manipulatives, using numbers line and the math “rules.” They seem to like using the two-colored counters the best. By using the counters, the groups were able to develop the…

Guest Speakers for 9/11

Guest Speakers for 9/11

Norm Allison from the Plano Police Department was a guest speaker at Emily G. Johns last week. This is the second consecutive year that Sgt. Allison has visited the 6th grade Social Studies classes taught by Dave Lay and Jen Zimmerman. Sgt Allison spoke to the students about 9/11, how it affected the world, and…

Information for Our Families About Respiratory Illness

Information for Our Families About Respiratory Illness

RESPIRATORY ILLNESS FACT SHEET FOR SCHOOLS and FAMILIES As the 2014-2015 academic year begins, we appreciate your cooperation and vigilance toward early detection and prevention of respiratory illness, particularly in school settings among students. With the recent increase in respiratory illness reports in many parts of the nation and Illinois, alongside the upcoming cold and…

EGJ Presidential Awards

Congratulations to these 5th and 6th grade students who were recognized for their academic achievement for the 2013-2014 school year. The Presidential Achievement certificate is awarded to students who earned and maintained outstanding scores across all content levels throughout the school year.

Welcome Back Students!

Welcome Back Students!

Welcome Back Students! Monday, August 18th is the first day of classes for all students.  Please remember this is a full day, so get a good night’s sleep and be ready for a great day!   Back-to-School Transitions: Tips for Parents Getting a new school year off to a good start can influence children’s attitude,…

Back to School Bash on August 22nd!

Back to School Bash on August 22nd!

Please mark your calendars for the 3rd Annual District & Community Back to School Bash! Friday, August 22, 2014 5:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M. Plano High School 704 W. Abe Street Plano, IL 60545 Reaper Stadium (rain location, Main Gym) The Community Fair, beginning at 5 PM, will have sponsors and businesses with many free…

Boy’s & Girl’s Basketball Camp

All incoming 7th and 8th grade boys and girls are invited to join Coach Solecki and Coach Wendt for a 4 day basketball camp from Tuesday, August 5th – Friday, August 8th. The cost of the camp is $35, which includes a t-shirt. The camp form, with more detailed information, can be found below.  2014…

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