Welcome to Julius Marks Elementary!

Orientation is on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016! Families with last names beginning with A-M is from 5:30 P.M.-6:30 P.M. Families with with last names beginning with N-Z is from 7:00-8:00 P.M.

Our students and staff at JME had another great experience with our annual Read-to-Me Week. Our week consisted of book character day, pajama day, school assemblies, and LOTS OF READING!

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Mr. Ford, a JME WatchDOG (Dads Of Great Students), came to visit JME! Thank you for working with the students and helping in our classrooms!

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Puja Adhikari: The 14th Annual Emilie Szekely Holocaust Awareness Writing Essay Winner

In memory of Emilie Szekely, the Jewish Federation of the Bluegrass sponsors a special annual writing contest on the Contemporary Lessons of the Holocaust.  Emilie Szekely was a Holocaust survivor who for many years dedicated herself to speaking to students in Kentucky about her experiences in the Budapest Ghetto, than her transport to the death camps of Auschwitz and Bergenbelzen.  The writing project is an effort to continue Emilies life work of keeping the lessons of the Holocaust a living memory. Puja will receive a $100 award and will have her piece published in the Lexington Herald-Leader and Shalomnewspapers.  Puja is invited to read her essay during the Jewish Community commemoration of Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 10am, at Ohavay Zion Synagogue in Lexington.

JME is excited to start a WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) program at our school.  Check out the link below for more information about the program.

Video featuring WATCH D.O.G.S. on the Today Show. WATCH D.O.G.S

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If you are interested in joining the program, please contact Mrs. Harman at Ext.# 23245

 


 

The 2015-16 CSIP is ready for public view! If anyone would like to view, please stop by the JME Office.

 


 

 

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