World's Biggest Backpack Giveaway
Saturday, August 4th // 10AM-2PM
ALL NEW LOCATION!
Morning Star Park (located behind Star of the North Secondary School in North Pole)
The first day of school for 1st -7th grade is Thursday, August 16th, 8:30-3:00.
Our PTA sponsored Ice Cream Social/Open House will be on Tuesday, August 14th from 5:30-7:00 P.M. Families will have the opportunity to meet their child’s teacher and visit the classroom for information about classroom practices and procedures. PTA will be providing ice cream to all in attendance.
During Open House, incoming Kindergarten families will sign up for a screening time on August 16th or 17th. Class lists will be created after screenings are complete and parents will be notified of classroom placement by August 20th. The first day of kindergarten is Tuesday, August 21st 8:30-3:00.
Be sure to sign up for Parent / Teacher Conferences during open house. Joy uses an online program called SignUp Genius that allows parents to see all time blocks available to allow for scheduling back to back if you have more than one student in attendance.
We hope you have a wonderful summer vacation and look forward to seeing you August 14th for the Ice Cream Social & Open House!
You may bring necessary documents to the school if you are unable to upload them.
ALL ENROLLMENT IS DONE ON LINE. YOU ARE WELCOME TO COME TO THE SCHOOL TO USE OUR COMPUTER FOR THE ENROLLMENT PROCESS.
Enrollment checklist-Help speed up enrollment by bringing along these important forms: (**students will not be enrolled in school without these forms)
- **Birth Certificate
A birth certificate is required for all new students who haven't been enrolled in the district before.
- **Proof of Immunization--SHOT RECORDS
- **Proof of Current Physical Address
Utility bills such as phone, water or electric-proof of one of these services at the home resident is required
Reminder: Students must be 5 years old on or before September 1st to enroll in Kindergarten.
OAA REQUESTS: If you do not live in the Joy attendance area and wish to have your child attend Joy you will need to enroll in your home school and use this OAA lottery information link to learn more about how to make an OAA request online. Out of Attendance Area requests will not be considered until after the first 10 days of school. Students must be enrolled in their home school for the first 10 days of school. Families will be contacted on day 11, if there is an opening in the requested grade level.
- **Birth Certificate