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May 2016

Bonnie Anderson: The Grammys Come Calling

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Bonnie Anderson has been a staple at Coronado Village Elementary School for years building a love for music among students of all grade levels. Her efforts have always been rewarded by the enthusiasm and dedication her students show. Now she's been recognized for her dedication by the Grammy Foundation as one of the top 10 Music Educators in the country. The Grammy entourage was led by Grammy Foundation Vice President Scott Goldman and Theresa Jenkins. Mr. Goldman presented Bonnie a check for $1,000 and the school with another check for $1,000. Students from all grades squeezed into the cafeteria for the presentation and everyone showed their love and appreciation to Bonnie. Congratulations to Bonnie with many more songs to play.
May 31, 7 pm
Wagner Graduation
Alamodome

June 1, 7 pm
Judson Graduation
Alamodome

June 2, 7 pm
JLA Graduation
Performing Arts Center

June 4-5, 9 am - 1 pm
JEF Football Camp
D.W. Rutledge Stadium

Prize Parade, Helping Teachers In The Cla$$room

The Judson Education Foundation is always looking for ways to help teachers and students with grants and scholarships. Recently it went on its yearly Prize Parade to award teacher grants to innovative teachers who are looking for ways to make their instruction more engaging and relevant to students.  You know when they are on your campus just by the mere beat of the drumline that comes rumbling through the hallways heralding their arrival and the bearing of some wonderful grants to help out.  This year JEF awarded more than $37,000 in teacher grants to 28 teachers spread across 12 campuses.  We congratulate all of these teachers and we hope these resources will help as they plan and prepare for next year.
 

JEF's Scholarship Squad A Student Sensation!

The Judson Education Foundation works year 'round raising money for teacher grants and student scholarships, so when they get the chance each year to award student scholarships, they get PUMPED!  You can tell that even the students are excited...even though they still try to stay cool...they're stoked inside. Think about it, anywhere from $1,000 to several thousand dollars in scholarship money being awarded.  In the end, $37,500 in scholarships were awarded to 15 students at Judson, Wagner and JECA. Congratulations to these students and may they fulfill their academic ambitions at the next level.
 

What is a Healthy Carbohydrate?


Carbohydrates are the body’s main and most efficient source of energy. Carbohydrates get digested into glucose, which is the only sugar our cells can use for fuel. It’s important for your body to have carbohydrates.

Some examples of healthy carbohydrates:

•    Whole Fruit
•    Vegetables
•    Whole Grains
•    Legumes
•    Low fat or fat free milk

 

JISD's Art Extravaganza: Color, Performance & Music

It is always a crowd pleaser every year.  The 2016 Judson ISD Art Extravaganza featured thousands of exhibits from students across the grade levels.  It is truly amazing the artistic talents these students have inside them and can express through so many mediums of art.  This event at Rolling Oaks Mall has gotten bigger every year with crowds at times walking almost shoulder to shoulder through the mall walkways filled with art exhibits.  An then in the evening are the performances, both musical and dance that were some of the biggest draws.  At it's peak, there was an estimated 6,000-7,000 extra people in the mall to see the artwork and performances that evening. We want to thank all the volunteers, and others that made this event happen.  Art is so important for the total student and JISD is proud to organize this each year.
 

Can't Go To Graduation? Live Stream It!


We know that due to time, mileage or even health reasons sometimes you or other family members may not be able to attend graduation ceremonies.  It's a big event, so instead of being bummed about missing it...live stream it.  Our awesome Technology Department has again made it possible for graduation ceremonies for Judson Early College Academy, Wagner High School, Judson High School and Judson Learning Academy to be seen on the world wide web live as students walk across the stage.  Below are the links you can click to see each ceremony. If you've got a computer or a smart phone with a connection to the internet anywhere in the world you should be good. Enjoy!
To increase accountability within the district, Judson ISD has a Fraud and Abuse Hotline. This is a way of anonymously reporting incidents of wrongly using district resources. A person can report problems two ways. Through a toll free hotline 855-640-6200 (in English) and 800-216-1288 (in Spanish) or you can just REPORT HERE. A third party company called Lighthouse is handling all the reports for credibility purposes and will look at each report on an individual basis. The online form also allows a person to upload supporting documents if they apply. This “report it”  link can also take you to a page where crimes and bullying can be reported.
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