5/13/21 Thursday 11:42am
Info from JCHS about prom, graduation, and winter sports. Click here JCHS Announcements 5.13.21
5/05/21 Wednesday 10:34am
State testing for students who are 100% JC Options
K-5 May 3 - 7 8:30am - 11:30am
6-8 May 10 - 14 8:30am - 11:30am
9-12 May 17 - 21 8:30am - 11:30am
FYI: Parents have to option to opt their student out of state testing. There is no penalty to the student if a parent opts them out. Opting out of state testing does not affect students grades, promoting to the next grade next year, TAG status, IEP status, 504 status, or athletic eligibility.
We are required to have students take the test or have an opt out form signed by a parent. Here is a link to access the opt out form. You can email the form back to firstname.lastname@example.org OR drop it off in person at JC Options at 505 Maple Street.
English Opt Out Form
5/04/21 Tuesday 11:52am
K-8 Pictures for JC Options students 9:45am - 11:00am
There will be no opportunity for retakes this year. At this time Lifetouch has not provided us with picture packets or information for ordering online.
4/27/21 Tuesday 3:20pm
Summer Driver's Ed 2021 click HERE for more information.
4/20/21 Tuesday 5:41pm
Earlier today I sent out an announcement through Remind to all families K-12 letting you know we have IN PERSON options for students. In person is the best way to help students who are struggling with a variety of things such as struggling with their classes, struggling with learning or a specific project/essay, not completing enough work to make progress, students that need some more interaction with staff, students that need a more structured learning space, high school students with any incomplete classes from last trimester, and other reasons specific to a student.
Time by grade level for IN PERSON
K-5 9:00am - 11:00am
6-8 grade: 8:30 - 11:30am
9-12 grade: 8:00 - 11:45am
Contact your students teacher to reserve a space
4/13/21 Tuesday 1:19pm
To all families: Earlier today the district sent an email to all families about state testing. Please see our
Parent Resources page to review the district message and to find the state testing opt out forms. If you chose to opt your student out of state testing please fill out the form and either email to email@example.com OR drop off in person to our secretary. If you DO want your student to take the state test more information will be coming. Thank you!
3/30/21 Tuesday 2:54pm
Students and parents please see the written policy students need to follow when asking to redo an assignment, quiz, project, essay, lab, test, etc. Please review carefully. Thank you.
3/15/21 Monday 6:02pm
Help JC Options chose their logo
Click on this link to be taken to a poll where you can vote for your favorite logo option.
3/15/21 Monday 3:23pm
Short video, less than 2 minutes, explaining JC Options attendance requirements Attendance Explained Video
3/15/21 Monday 3:16pm
School Pictures for 9-12th grade CANCELLED
- Lifetouch Pictures 3/29 & 3/30
- JC Options students will be able to get their school picture taken from 2-3:30 each day or by appointment
- To make an appointment or for more information about pictures call the main office at JCHS 541-998-2343
2/22/21 MONDAY 7:46am
9-12 JC OPTIONS elective class choices
(only for students 9-12 who will be in JC Options trimester 3)
(as of 3.18.21 the survey for tri 3 classes has been removed - email your counselor to pick courses)
JC Options and JCHS Counselors need all students who are planning to be in JC OPTIONS FOR TRIMESTER 3 to take time to look at JC Options ELECTIVE CLASS CHOICES and fill out this schedule planning questionnaire (link below). Counselors will use the student's transcript and JCHS/Oregon graduation requirements to select required courses for students, but students need to USE THIS QUESTIONAIRE TO COMMUNICATE ELECTIVE CLASS CHOICES. JC Options 9-12 grade students may pick electives from Edgenuity and/or Odysseyware. NOTE: not all courses listed in the course catalog are available through JCO. Refer to the "Course List" for available courses.
If students or parents have questions about JC Options courses please CONTACT LINDA JACKSON AT JC OPTIONS Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 541-998-6311, push 6.
Please fill out the questionnaire by Friday 2/26 or as soon as possible. Thank you!
EDGENUITY COURSE CATALOG (course descriptions)NOTE: not all courses listed in the course catalog are available through JCO. Refer to the "Course List" for available courses.
ODYSSEY COURSE CATALOG (NOTE: not all courses listed in the course catalog are available through JCO. Refer to the "Course List" for available courses.)
2/19/21 FRIDAY 9:52pm
6-8th Grade Parents
JC Options and Oaklea are starting to plan for trimester 3. We understand there have been quite a few surveys from the district and schools this year and we appreciate your time to answer a few questions to help us plan for students, space, and staffing. Please contact Linda Jackson at JC Options with any questions. Email: email@example.com or by phone 541-998-6311, push 6.
Please fill out the survey by Friday 2/26 or as soon as possible. Thank you!
2/04/21 THURSDAY 4:48pm
9-12th Grade Students & Parents
JC Options administration with JCHS Counseling and Administration are starting to plan for trimester 3. This is a complex process to schedule high school students properly to ensure they are making progress towards meeting the state of Oregon graduation requirements. We understand there have been quite a few surveys from the district and schools this year and we appreciate your time to answer a few questions to help us plan for students, space, and staffing. Plus, we will use the feedback information to start working on putting together students' trimester 3 schedules. Please complete one survey for each of your 9th - 12th grades students that are in JC Options for trimester 2. Survey link is below.
Please contact Linda Jackson at JC Options with any questions. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 541-998-6311, push 6. Thank you!
2/04/21 THURSDAY 4:39pm
9-12th Grade Students & Parents
2nd Trimester progress reports are being put together today and you will receive those in the mail this weekend or early next week. We also wanted to make sure you are aware that we are scheduling virtual conferences for next Wednesday, February 10th from 10:30am to 7:30pm. You should receive an email from each teacher with a link to sign up.
2/04/21 THURSDAY 2:15pm
8th Grade Students & Parents
From Junction City High School
SAVE THE DATE: Good evening parents & guardians of our current 8th grade class at Oaklea (and JC Options). Our Junction City High School staff, would like to invite all of our current 8th graders and their parents & guardians to our annual 8th Grade Welcome Night. As with a lot of things right now, this meeting will be virtual, and happening on Tuesday, February 23rd at 6pm. You will receive a reminder and the Zoom link the Monday evening before. This is a great opportunity to be introduced to the high school, and hear about course opportunities and programs. We will provide paperwork to start selecting elective classes for next school year. We also want to welcome in our parents and students, and help answer questions about JCHS. If families are not able to make it, our counselors will connect with students at Oaklea to provide them with the handouts and course selection information. We look forward to welcoming in the class of 2025 on February 23rd. Go Tigers!
UPDATED 1/26/21 TUESDAY 6:03pm ** INCLEMENT WEATHER **
1/22/21 FRIDAY 4:02pm
In the event of inclement weather and school is on a 2 hour delay JC Options will be open 10:00am - 3:00pm.
- Staff is available starting at 10:00am
- LIPI (Limited In Person Instruction) 9:00-11:00am will be cancelled for the day
- Scheduled grade level meetings from 8:00am - 10:00am will be pushed back by two hours. For example, the Kindergarten grade level meeting normally starts at 8:00am, on a two hour delay day the grade level meeting would start at 10:00am.
- Individual meetings scheduled from 8:00-10:00am will be cancelled and will need to be rescheduled. Please email the teacher/staff member to reschedule.
11/06/20 FRIDAY 3:14pm
For 9-12 grade students and parents:
All 9-12 grade students are required to attend TEAM class. Most students in JC Options have a JCHS teacher for their TEAM teacher. This is the same teacher 10-12 grade students had last year and for 9th grade students this is the same TEAM teacher they will have throughout their time at JCHS. Thank you!
10/30/20 FRIDAY 12:25pm
If you need to excuse an absence for part of a day or a full day please contact JC Options
CALL: 541-998-6311 (push 6 when you hear the recording)
09/23/20 WEDNESDAY 9:23pm
ONLY RELATES TO BOOKSHARK CURRICULUM (If your child isn't using Bookshark this doesn't apply to you)
Bookshark has a private Facebook group that is optional. You must request to join the group by answering the questions you see when you click this link: facebook.com/groups/booksharkbootcamp
If after 3 business days your membership has not been approved, please email email@example.com to inquire.
09/20/20 SUNDAY 4:16pm
Important information about state of Oregon attendance requirements. Please see the "attendance" page on the menu to your left for detailed information. Thank you.
09/18/20 FRIDAY 4:42pm
Parents: some of you are wondering about getting set up with a parent account to monitor your students progress and grades for the programs that are online including Edgenuity, Accelerate Education, and Odysseyware. In the next couple of weeks we will start working on signing up parents with an account to monitor grades. Please wait to hear from us on this. Please do not email to find out when this will happen. Thank you for your continued patience. We have some other priorities I need staff to take care of first. In the mean time you can always have your student log in and show you the home page to see their progress and grades.
9/16/20 WEDNESDAY 7:14am
Good morning families,
Thank you for your continued patience. Please see the appropriate message for the age of your student below.
ELEMENTARY STUDENTS K-5: we found some mistakes in courses and are in the process of fixing them. If your student tried to log in and they couldn't access their courses, you've noticed courses missing that your student should have, or other issues around courses please bear with us while we work through fixing these tech glitches. There is no need to email staff to let them know your student's account has a problem. We are aware and working to fix it as fast as we can. The best thing to do is check back later in the day or the next day. All courses should be fixed by the end of this week. If you are still seeing an issue NEXT WEEK please email your student's teacher at that time.
MIDDLE STUDENTS 6-8: Many courses are assigned and we are working on getting all courses for all students assigned as soon as possible.
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS 9-12: As counselors are completing schedules we are working on getting all courses assigned to your Edgenuity and/or Odyssey accounts. Please refrain from emailing and asking when it will be done. You are welcome to keep logging into your Edgenuity and/or Odyssey accounts to check and see if the courses are their. Your courses will be ready for you on the first day of school next week 9/21 (and as many as possible before that date).
9/11/20 FRIDAY 6:00pm, revised 7:15pm
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ALL JC OPTIONS FAMILIES
A call and email went out to all JC School District families about 20 minutes ago announcing the delay of school until September 21st due to air quality concerns and other challenges we are facing due to wildfires.
The district has moved the official first day of school for ALL JC School District students to Monday September 21st. This includes ALL JC OPTIONS students.
- Families who already picked up materials and want to to starting working In your classes you are welcome to start. For high school students if their schedule had not be completed when you stopped by to pick up materials it should be by by 9/17. I suggest we look at the positive of this delay in the official start to school as a way for your child with your and our help, will have a chance to work out any kinks and have additional time to ask questions.
- ALL JC OPTIONS families who still need to pick up materials may come to JC Options at 5th and Maple on Thursday, September 17th or Friday, September 18th from 8am - 2:30pm. Please scroll down to see a map of our location on this page. Please CALL JC Options next week if you have questions.
Again, if you have your materials and your courses assigned you are welcome to start working IF you would like to. I realize this may be confusing and I thank you for being so flexible and patient even with so many things going on in a short amount of time.
My best to you all,
Director JC Options
9/07/20 Monday 5:19pm
All families who requested to borrow a Chromebook from the district for their student must fill out the JC School District Technology/Internet User Agreement. Here is the link to fill it out. Thank you!
09/07/20 Monday 5:16pm
9/05/20 Saturday 1:57pm
09/03/20 Thursday 7:26pm
**Please note if curriculum from vendors has not yet arrived before materials pick-up don Sep 9th and 10th we will need to make arrangements for you to pick-up when it does arrive. Thank you for all your patience and grace during this unusual time.
09/02/20 Wednesday 9:43am
Materials pick up will be Wednesday, September 9th and Thursday, September 10th at JC Options from 8:00am - 3:00pm. We are located at 505 Maple Street. Our street signage is in the process of being improved so look for the balloons at 5th and Maple. There will be a variety of staff who will be bring materials outside for parents. Materials include curriculum, Chromebooks, and your student's education plan. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing. More information to come. Thank you!
08/28/20 Friday 8:00pm
Friday 8/28 was the last day to enroll in JC Options for the first term of the 2020-2021 school year. Enrollment for JC Options for the 1st trimester of the 2020-2021 school year has been CLOSED so we are able to plan for staffing. Thank you for your understanding.
SEPTEMBER 9th & 10th MEET & GREET
Please stop by JC Options on Wednesday, September 9th or Thursday, September 10th, anytime 8:00am - 3:00pm to meet some of our staff (some will be in training), pick up curriculum, Chromebooks, and other materials. Please practice social distancing when possible in side and outside the building and please be prepared to wear a mask when entering the building. We can bring materials to your car if you would prefer. We are located at 505 Maple Street. There is parking available on the street.
Hello JC Families: The deadline to select JC Options as a choice for your student is this Friday, August 28th. If you would like to choose JC Options for your child please make sure to fill out the appropriate Enrollment Form at this link https://www.junctioncity.k12.or.us/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=1568102&type=d&pREC_ID=2009796
New to district student registration is open and available online. Here is the link to access it https://www.junctioncity.k12.or.us/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=1256953&type=d&pREC_ID=1995321
For help with new to district registration, please contact Ronda Wheadon in the district office at 541-998-6311.
JC OPTIONS ENROLLMENT FORMS can be found on our "Enrollment" page. One form needs to be filled out for each student that you intend to have participate in the JC Options program for the 2020-2021 school year. Thank you for your help!
Annual student registration will take place through the student's neighborhood school and will likely be online. More information to come.