Past Newsletters:

Weekly Update 4/10

By Clara Doyle | March 10, 2024 |

Jackson-Reed STEM Students, Parents and Teachers, Here’s what is happening this week at Jackson-Reed:   Academy-Wide Initiatives Academy Scheduling for next school year If you pass your academy course, you are automatically going to move to the next level course, no need to reapply. Ms. McClure is still working through her in-person one-on-ones, but due…

Weekly Update 3/3

By Clara Doyle | March 4, 2024 |

Jackson-Reed STEM Students, Parents and Teachers, Here’s what is happening this week at Jackson-Reed:   Academy-Wide Initiatives Academy student leadership applications We are planning to launch the student leadership applications for next school year in early April. Be on the lookout for further information in the coming weeks’ newsletters. Inova Blood Drive Our second blood…

Weekly Update 2/25

By Clara Doyle | February 25, 2024 |

Jackson-Reed STEM Students, Parents and Teachers, Here’s what is happening this week at Jackson-Reed:   Academy-Wide Initiatives Freshman Academy Recruitment! 9th Grade Advisory Recruitment will take place on April 11 and 12. Sign-ups for this opportunity will open in March. Vertical Course Alignment Presentations In April (exact dates TBD) we are going to try a new…

Weekly Update 2/11

By Clara Doyle | February 12, 2024 |

Academy-Wide Initiatives Academy Scheduling for next school year The academy link for students to apply to academies is now live on the Jackson-Reed and STEM website. However, if you are already in one of the academies, you do not need to reapply. As long as you are on track to pass your academy class, you…

Weekly Update 1/14

By Clara Doyle | January 14, 2024 |

Jackson-Reed STEM Students, Parents and Teachers, Here’s what is happening this week at Jackson-Reed:   Academy-Wide Initiatives Middle School Academy Recruitment! Academy leadership is currently working with our three feeder middle schools (Deal, Hardy, and Oyster) to set some dates for J-R Academy students to come speak/showcase their academies to 8th graders to increase awareness and…

Weekly Update – Jan. 7th

By Clara Doyle | January 8, 2024 |

Jackson-Reed STEM Students, Parents and Teachers, Happy New Year! Here’s what is happening this week at Jackson-Reed:   Academy-Wide Initiatives Middle School Academy Recruitment! Academy leadership is currently working with our three feeder middle schools (Deal, Hardy, and Oyster) to set some dates for J-R Academy students to come speak/showcase their academies to 8th graders to…

Weekly Update 12/17

By Clara Doyle | December 17, 2023 |

Jackson-Reed STEM Students, Parents and Teachers, Here’s what is happening this week at Jackson-Reed:   Academy-Wide Announcements Middle School Academy Recruitment! Academy leadership is currently working with our three feeder middle schools (Deal, Hardy, and Oyster) to set some dates for J-R Academy students to come speak/showcase their academies to 8th graders to increase awareness and…

Weekly Update 12/10

By Clara Doyle | December 10, 2023 |

Jackson-Reed STEM Students, Parents and Teachers, Here’s what is happening this week at Jackson-Reed:   Academy-Wide Announcements Monthly Diversity Listening Session: Every second Tuesday of the month in the library, we host a diversity listening session for our students of color in the STEM Academies. This series is led by our equity officers Keira Martin-Willis and…

Weekly Update 12/3

By Clara Doyle | December 3, 2023 |

Academy-Wide Announcements   Community Service Opportunities:  -Biomed/IT student volunteer opportunity: Engineering Expo/Open House December 6th is our annual Engineering Expo (more info on this event below). In order to help support our engineering students, we are looking to Biomed and IT students to help us run this event and ensure is beautiful and successful. These students…

Weekly Update 11/26

By Clara Doyle | November 26, 2023 |

Academy-Wide Announcements   Community Service Opportunities:  -9th Grade Advisory Academy Recruitment: On December 4th and 5th all academies will be in the library all day to lead an academy scavenger hunt for each 9th grade advisory to come in and learn all about the life of the academies to help them consider joining our academy families next year! We are…