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Principal's Message

August 24, 2017


Dear Johnson Families,


I hope the summer finds you rested, relaxed, and enjoying all of the wonderful things that summer brings.  As you continue to enjoy the warmer days in August....I would like to welcome all of you to our new 2017-2018 school year at the Howard C. Johnson Elementary School.  The First Day of School for all students will be Wednesday, September 6th 

The ELEMENTARY PORTAL opens on Monday, August 28th.  You may use your Portal Access Information to obtain student schedules. 

Transportation:  Bus passes are available on the portal on Tuesday, August 29th.  Please assist your child in learning their bus number and have them bring their bus pass to school for the first few weeks.  Children in Kindergarten and First Grade should wear their bus pass for the first two weeks of school as well. 


Kindergarten Students:   I look forward to meeting you and your parents at our Kindergarten Orientation. It is being held on Thursday, August 31st. Students will have the opportunity to meet their teachers, see their classroom, tour a bus and tour the school. We are looking forward to seeing you there.


Food Services:  Information regarding school lunch and food services can be found on the JSD webpage.  Students in Grades K-5 are reminded to practice their Student ID# for lunch/snack purchases.  More information will be in the Student Handbook and on the district and school web page.


Back to School Night: 
Grades K-2:  Wednesday - September 13
th at 7:00 PM in the APR
Grades 3-5:  Monday - September 18th at 7:00 PM in the APR


Schools closed:  As a reminder, school WILL NOT be in session on the following dates: the 21st and 22nd of September. 

Enjoy the last few days of summer and Labor Day weekend. I look forward to seeing you September 6th.

Thank you,

Dr. Michael Raymond