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John Jay Afternoon Announcements

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - Today is Day 4


Reminder to All Students:  Due to preparations for new school lockers - we have a large locker clean out happening this year. As such, cell phones should not be brought to school during the exam weeks. Any student found to be in possession of an electronic device in an exam room will receive no score on their exam.  Faculty and staff will be assigned to proctoring exams and cannot hold phones/electronic devices. Students are encouraged to make all travel plans in advance. If students need to contact home they will be able to use the phone in the main office or attendance office.  On June 12th the Homeroom Teachers (period 3) will collect locks.  Students will have to carry any supplies for their last few classes of the day with them.  Again, that is why your help in cleaning out all unneeded supplies/belongings prior to June 12th is appreciated. Time will be given during Homeroom (period 3) in early June.  Our hope is to minimize the disruption of instruction in the final days.  ALL LOCKERS MUST BE EMPTY AND LOCKS TURNED INTO HOMEROOM TEACHER ON MONDAY, JUNE 12, 2017.   LOCKERS WITH ITEMS AFTER THAT DATE WILL BE CLEARED OUT BY JOHN JAY STAFF. 

         Now that the warm weather is here, pay attention to the posted signs and use crosswalk when crossing. 

         Only seniors with parking permits are to be in the John Jay lot. All others are subject to tow. Juniors are not to be parked in the lot and jeopardize their senior parking privileges next year, as well as, being towed.  If your car has been towed, please see Ms. Reilly or Ms. Mulvey in room 154.

Message from the Attendance Office:  If leaving early for the senior prom, students must submit a note to the attendance office by Wednesday, May 31st.  No release before 10:30 am.

Yearbooks:  are in.  All pre-order pickups will begin on Wednesday, May 31st, in the yearbook office, room 130, during periods 4 - 8.  Sales will begin on Thursday, June 1st.  Sales are first come first serve basis.  Yearbooks are $92 cash only, no exceptions.

Attention ALL Seniors:  Cap and gown distribution will take place today during all lunch periods in room 112, and Tuesday, 5/30 from 8 am - 1 pm in room 112.

          Seniors going to the prom, your table form is due today!!  If you do not hand it in, you will be placed at a table.  Please see Mrs. Nardone with any questions.

         Reminder:  Next week is Senior Week.  Tuesday is the Senior Breakfast held in the cafeteria during periods 1,2 & 3.  All seniors wear something with the name of the college you will be attending.  Yearbooks will be distributed.

Special Announcement for the Class of 2017:  Graduation is right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than a walk down the hallways "where it all began".  If you are interested, please sign up in the John Jay main office so each elementary school can anticipate your arrival for the celebration!  You need to wear your cap and gown and arrive to the elementary school you attended at 2:​30 PM.​  You will be responsible for transportation there and back home.  Fishkill Frogs return to the Pond on May 30th at Fishkill Elementary, Gayhead Grizzlies return to the den on June 1st at Gayhead Elementary, Fishkill Plains Panthers return to the Plains on June 6th at Fishkill Plains, ​Brinckerhoff Broncos will be off to the races on June 8th at Brinckerhoff Elementary ​

GSA Prom:  Members are invited to our First In-School “Prom” to be held Friday, 6/9, at 5:00 pm at John Jay High School.  The cost is $20 per student, and is limited to active GSA members.  Money should be turned in to Mrs. Mace NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, 6/2.  Please sign up outside room 240.  See Mrs. Mace for more information.

Message from Guidance - Attention Students Who Recently Took an AP Exam:  Please sign up at to make an account and to be notified once scores are available in July.

To our parents and friends – A Message from the Italian Honor Society:   We are finally in possession of  the actual Renegades tickets for the person(s) who won them at our April  fundraising dinner for the earthquake. We would like to send them to the rightful owner, but our students do not know who that is.  If you were the winner, please contact Mrs. Fusco and we will be happy to fulfill our promise to you as a thank you for being so generous to our cause.  Please email or contact us at your earliest convenience.  Grazie mille!

PTSA:  Our next general membership meeting will be THURSDAY, May 25th, at 7:00 pm  in the library.  Do you know any Revolutionary War buffs??  You don't want to miss this meeting, Rob Bucherri of Friends of Griffin's Tavern will be joining us to discuss the role our area had in the Revolutionary War.  Looking forward to seeing everyone there.  Haven't joined the PTSA yet?  It's now easier than ever.  Just click the link and follow the directions:…


Girls Basketball:  Attention all girls interested in playing basketball, here is our open gym schedule:
5/23 3:30-4:30
5/25 3:30-4:30
5/30 3-4
5/31 7-9
6/5 7-9
6/6 3-4
6/7 7-9
6/8 3-4

Boys & Girls Cross Country:  will have a meeting on Tuesday, June 6th, at 6.30pm in the Large Group Instruction Room (128).

Wappingers Boys Lacrosse Team:   will be competing today in the Sectional Championship game! The game is being held at Mahopac HS as a neutral site at 4:30 pm!!  Come out and support our boys as they have already set history as the only Dutchess County team to ever reach the sectional final!!  ​GO WARRIORS!


Project Homework:  is cancelled for today.

Interact:  will meet today at 2:00 pm in the LGI room (128).  This is the last meeting until next year.

Ukulele:  will have a meeting today at 2:00 pm in room 185.  Don’t forget your uke!!

Red Cross:  will have their first informational meeting after school in room 202 on Thursday, June 1st.  All are welcome!  There will be food and refreshments afterwards.

Human Rights/Cultural Diversity:  officer applications are in the main office and are due on June 1st, in Mr. Casey’s mailbox.  Pick up one ASAP!  New members are always welcome.

Troop 10167 Booster Club:  is holding its annual used clothing collection on June 3rd in the Van Wyck parking lot from 8:00am–4:00pm. They are in need of clothing, shoes, purses, backpacks, accessories, towels, sheets, blankets, comforters, pillows, throw rugs, bath rugs, curtains, drapes, table cloths, stuffed animals, and hard toys. All items must be in good, clean, usable condition. Please pack shoes in a separate bag. All items must be in strong, well tied garbage bags. For more details or a copy of the flyer, contact Traci Scarduzio at