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The JBE PTA provides over 30 Programs and Events for every JBE student, each school year! There are fun events for the whole family, educational programs to challenge & enrich our students and programs that help our student’s well-being! Below are descriptions of some of our most popular Programs & Events!
 
Art Enrichment – Parent volunteers go into their child’s classroom once a month to teach about a famous artist, type of art, etc.
 
Beautification – Parent volunteers maintain the flower beds, grounds and our very special butterfly garden throughout the school year.
 
Book Fair – This week-long event is a fun time for the kids to shop at the Scholastic Book Fair. Parent volunteers are always needed to help the students shop.
 
Book Swap – Each year, during Literacy Week, the PTA hosts our Book Swap. Students can bring in old books that they have at home and swap them for “new” books to take home.
 
Community Outreach – Help with this year’s outreach program.
 
Doughnuts with Dad – This is a special event for all JBE students and their Dads (or Grandpa or Uncle)! Students get to come to school early and share donuts, coffee and juice with their Dad. A sweet morning, not to be missed!
 
Family Dinner/Night of the Arts – You will want to mark your calendar for this special evening. The cafeteria is transformed into a beautiful café and several classrooms are tuned into art stations. Families can come and eat a delicious dinner, enjoy the JBE Chorus and make beautiful art projects, while enjoying the holiday season together.
 
Family Fun Night/Monster Mash – This Fall Event is so much FUN! Come (in costume, if you like) and enjoy bounce houses, a dance party, carnival booths, food trucks and much more as we enjoy a night of fun for the whole family!
 
Health Screenings – Our trained parent volunteers conduct vision and hearing tests for students.
 
Invention Convention - Calling all inventors and innovators! All JBE students are invited to enter an original invention or innovation in our annual Invention Convention Contest. Students can work as individuals, or as a group from the same grade level to win a ribbon from their grade level.
 
Movie Night – Come out and enjoy an outdoor movie night with the whole family!
 
Muffins with Mom – Just before Mother’s Day each year, JBE students and their moms come in early to school to enjoy a sweet morning of muffins, coffee and juice.
 
Newcomer’s Coffee – The PTA extends a warm welcome to all new JBE parents on the first day of school with coffee, a light breakfast and all of the info they’ll need to feel at home at JBE.
 
Play Day – The PTA works with the school administration to have an entire day of fun outdoor play! JBE classes work together as they compete in fun games against other classes in their grade level.
 
Red Ribbon Week – The PTA puts on fun and educational events during Red Ribbon Week as we encourage our students to be drug free!
 
Reflections – This National PTA Program encourages students to spark their creativity and create unique works of art (photography, painting, dance, etc.).
 
School Pictures – Yes, the PTA volunteers make School Picture Day possible by organizing the students and making sure they are picture perfect.
 
Science Night – This is one of our most popular events! Come out with the whole family and enjoy a night of Science, complete with demonstrations and hands-on, interactive fun!
 
Spring Dance – Put on your dancing shoes and head over to the annual Spring Dance! All JBE students and their families are invited to dance the night away and enjoy yummy refreshments.
 
Sunshine Math – This enriching program challenges our students with weekly math worksheets.
 
Summer Reading Celebration – Every summer, our students are challenged to read a required amount of books based on their grade level. Any student who completes the challenge is invited to attend a fun event to celebrate their achievement!
 
Talent Show – Any JBE student can audition for the annual JBE PTA Talent Show. After the auditions, those students selected to compete, put on a truly amazing Talent Show, not to be missed.
 
Teacher Hospitality – The PTA is so grateful for our amazing JBE teachers and staff members. They work hard every day to educate and nurture our children. We love to show our appreciation with quarterly lunches for them.
 
Veteran’s Day Breakfast – JBE is honored to serve a delicious breakfast to all of our JBE veterans and active military members each year. After breakfast, the entire school participates in a special Veteran’s Day Flag Raising Ceremony.