Principal's Weekly

posted Apr 17, 2017, 9:43 AM by jsmith@pausd.org
For April 16, 2017:   A-testing we go!

California Assessment of Student Progress and Performance (CAASPP) Assessments

As indicated in the Superintendent's Message to parents regarding upcoming state assessments, California students will be taking these assessments this spring.  Students at Jordan will be taking the assessments following the schedule below.  Please be mindful as you schedule appointments or events for your child(ren).

April 12-14 - 8th Grade California Science Test (CAST)

April 17-20 - 6th Grade Smarter Balanced Assessments (SBA) in English Language Arts and Math

April 24-27 - 8th Grade Smarter Balanced Assessments (SBA) in English Language Arts and Math

May 1-4 - 7th Grade Smarter Balanced Assessments (SBA) in English Language Arts and Math

*If students miss a test, make-up testing will be conducted during our testing window and the week of May 8th.

For additional information regarding the assessments and practice tests, visit www.caaspp.org

For site based questions regarding the CAASPP testing please contact Mimi Kwon: mkwon@pausd.org

Not in Our School Campaign

 In an ongoing commitment to empower students to create a safe and inclusive environment, this week Jordan Middle School will celebrate Not in Our School https://www.niot.org/nios.
NIOS was brought to PAUSD in 2007 and all secondary schools have embraced this event. Jordan students will start the week with “Worth It Assembly,” focusing on character education and making good choices. Here is a link to the events for Jordan’s NIOS week: NIOS Weeklong Schedule 2017.

Inspiration:  

 “When we heal the Earth we heal ourselves.”    --  David Orr

 “On Earth Day… Here’s  wishing that the beauty of the Earth brings joy to the heart and makes your day even more beautiful.”   --  Anonymous

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