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Jensen Scholastic Academy

Only Five More Days ...
Until The Holiday Break!
It’s On!!!!!

Monday 12/18/17: It’s cool to be in school sunglasses and jean day. Scholars can wear jeans with their Jensen Uniform Shirts and cool sunglasses

Tuesday 12/19/17: Staff vs. Scholars RAP Battle . Rap topics will be put in a hat and scholar vs. staff will have to Rap to a beat.

Wednesday: 12/20/17 Holiday ears , Santa Hat, or holiday shirt day. No pressure at all, come to school with a holiday smile and enjoy all day raffles: (Movie tickets, McDonald Gift cards, etc. will be raffled throughout the day.
Also Wednesday: 12/20/17 KDG, 3rd, 4th, & 5th Navy Pier Winter Fest
Also Wednesday : 12/20/2017 Coffee, Cocoa, & Donuts with the principal and State of the School Address (parent room) 10:00 AM—11:00 AM

Thursday: 12/21/2017 Christmas/Holiday Assembly: Pre K-3 9: 30 AM
* Winter Program is on the back 4th-8th 11:00 AM

**We are asking parents to bring a toiletry item to the holiday assembly to help the homeless; Toothpaste, bar soap, toilet paper, socks, deodorant, etc.)

* Friday 12/22/17 (The Day) Pre-K –3rd Secret Santa Gift Day
* Parents/guardians of scholars in grades Pre-K –3rd will pick up wrapped Christmas gifts for their scholars. Scholars wrote secret Santa letters back in October. Parents/guardians will receive a letter on Monday for gift pick-up details.

 • Friday 12/22/2017 Scholars in Grades 4-8 Movie Day downtown.
Thank you Jahlil Okafor of the Brooklyn Nets for your kind donation of movie tickets to see Wonder.
We truly appreciate your holiday cheer!

Attendance Matters... we are going for 100% each day! Please do not keep your scholars at home! All classrooms who have perfect attendance for the week will win a Nacho & Cheese /Movie New Year’s Party!


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Jensen offers its students a wide variety of innovative and unique programs and is an active participant in the Chicago Math and Science Initiative. Jensen also offers comprehensive gifted programs. Jensen’s facilities include dedicated labs for science and computer, as well as Internet connections in every classroom.



At Jensen we believe, all students should be educated in a safe, positive, and motivational environment. We want all of our students to become critical thinkers and problem solvers; with the goal of becoming college-bound life long learners. We foster a school community that embodies collaboration and respect between administration, teachers, parents and students.


We will empower all students by setting higher standards for the ever changing world and create a safe, respectful, and positive learning environment that is conductive to all learning styles. Through literacy in Reading, Math, Social Science, and Technology, students have the opportunity to become higher achieving team players and proactive members of the community.