JIO Daily Announcements
Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Today is a B day
Schedule for the week:
Thursday, December 7 - A day
Friday, December 8 - B day
Clubs/Sports Happening Today
American Red Cross Blood Drive:
Wednesday, December 6, 2023
8:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the gym
Come Zen Out in room 220 in Mrs. Viano's room. There will be a comfy mat and pillow waiting for you and you will leave feeling rejuvenated.
Mental Health Club
Come join the Mental Health Club for elections and planning for our gingerbread house making competition!
Room 238 at 2:30. See Ms. G or Mrs. FitzSimmons with any questions.
Tuesday, December 19th - 7:00 PM
Snow Date - Wednesday, December 20th - 7:00 PM
Guidance - College Acceptances
Please remember to forward a copy of your college acceptances to the guidance office. You are welcome to forward them digitally to Ms. Henricksen, our guidance secretary, or print out a hard copy and hand it in. Additionally, you need to update your application outcomes in your Naviance Student account.
Follow these steps below to do so:
1. Select Colleges and then select Colleges I'm Applying To.
2. Choose Edit for the college to update.
3. Update the details in the Results section.
4. Click Update Applications.
Email your School Counselor with any questions and be sure to continue to update this information as you receive acceptances.
Literary Magazine meets every Friday at 2:25 in room 326. If you’re interested in the arts and looking for a community of like-minded individuals, please join us.
Dungeons & Dragons
Come and join our D&D club. We will be fighting off monsters and journeying through the endless universe of D&D. Make sure you get your dice ready and fight to become the legendary force you have always wanted to be!
We will meet every Friday after Expanded Day in room 161, which is right across from the cafeteria. Please see Ms. Smith (Art) if you have any questions.
Yearbook meets every Tuesday in room 325, after Expanded Day. Bring your creativity and school spirit to make this the best yearbook ever! Any questions see Mrs. McNair (library) or Ms. Smith (Art).
PTSC School Store:
The JIO PTSC school store is looking for parent volunteers during student lunch periods! Click here to see available dates and sign-up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A084DAFAD2FA2F94-school#/
Want to learn more about the PTSC, become a member, or shop the online store? Visit their website: https://www.jioptsc.org All online orders will be processed and distribution arrangements will be made.
James I. O’Neill PTSC Membership Reminder to be Eligible for the Outstanding Merit Scholarship Award 2023. Seniors may apply for this annual scholarship in 2024, but in order to be eligible, the student’s parent must be active members of the PTSC, including membership by 1 DEC 2023. Last year the PTSC gave out $10,000 in scholarships to 9 graduating seniors. To become a member, join here: https://www.jioptsc.org/membership
If your family cannot afford membership this year, the PTSC will make you a full member, just email O'Neill PTSC firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will confidentially make you a full member so that your student can be eligible.
Reminder to ALL Parents, we welcome your participation in the PTSC, by giving as much or as little time as you have to support our amazing students and school! At a minimum, your membership dues help us to support important club and school events, teachers, students, and this scholarship. Once a member, you will receive “Raider News” emails with important reminders, get information & ask questions on our members only James I. O’Neill Facebook group (www.facebook.com/groups/jioptsc/), and feel great about supporting all of the wonderful things we do in partnership with the school.
The next meeting will be Thursday, December 14th.
Would you like to work on a special art project? Paint a wall mural? Would you like to work more in a medium you have always enjoyed? Come to the Art Club! Meetings are on Thursdays in Room 161, 2:30-3:15. See Ms. Smith (Art) in Room 161 for more information.
Formal Yearbook Photo - Log into https://prestigeportraits.com/ and choose the pose you want for the yearbook. It must be either the tux or the black drape. It must be a color photograph and not the cap and gown. If you don't choose, the default photo will be used.
DUE DATE: DECEMBER 31, 2023
Reading Buddies Club Brick Fundraiser:
Are you looking to honor your grad? Would you like to leave a legacy for your student or club? Purchase a brick for the James I. O’Neill Student Walkway. This fundraiser, run by the O’Neill Reading Buddies Club, will use the money collected to grow our program and build a scholarship fund. Our club will use the money to purchase books, craft materials, and other needed supplies to create an enhanced literary experience for Big and Little Buddies alike. We also look forward to raising funds for author visits, trips, and other enriching endeavors. In addition, funds will be used to build a college/post-secondary scholarship fund. We appreciate your support!
To order, please go to: https://www.fundraisingbrick.com/jiohs/
Brick Price: $75.00
Thank you so much for your support!
*We will place orders once we have 100 bricks to order.
*If you have any questions, please reach out to Sheri.email@example.com
Yearbooks are now on sale!
2024 Yearbooks are now on sale!
Go to https://www.yearbookordercenter.com/. Our school code is 4302.
Click on Hi Guest in the upper right corner and create an account. Follow the directions to purchase a book. The books are $75.00 each and now include the World Yearbook pamphlet! You have the option (by 1/15/24) to order a one-line name stamp for an additional $5.00. There are also options for an autograph supplement and a clear plastic dust jacket. You can also purchase a "Spirit Bundle" which includes a yearbook and all 3 options (name stamp, autograph supplement, and dust jacket) for $90.00.
Honor your senior with an ad!
2024 Yearbook Ads on sale now! Go to https://www.yearbookordercenter.com/. Our school code is 4302. Click on Hi Guest in the upper right corner and create an account. Follow the directions to create an ad. Ad sizes range from a full-page ad to a sixteenth-page ad.
DEADLINE FOR ADS: JANUARY 7, 2024