"We are a global community empowering all members to reach their highest potential."
Joyner is proud to have joined the International Baccalaureate Organization in promoting academic excellence, responsible world citizenship and respect for diverse cultures and attitudes.
JYJ News Happenings
Spelling Bee December 6th
Classroom Spelling Bees will be held on Dec. 6th in Grades 3 through 5. Interested students will be given a set of Rules and the Word List by their teacher. The winner and the runner-up from each classroom with compete in the JYJ Spelling Bee in January. The winner of the JYJ Spelling Bee will go on to the Wake County Spelling Bee on March 15, 2014 at the NC State University McKimmon Center.
Picture Make-Up Day
Picture Make-Up Day is Friday, November 15th in the Gym for students who were absent or need a re-take. For re-takes, please return the orignal photos to the photographer on Friday.
Joyner Magnet Tours begin at 9:30 AM. Please call the school at 919-856-7650 to RESERVE your spot in a tour group. Available tour dates are in BLUE:
Report Cards Coming Soon!
Report Cards will go home soon. The report cards will look different this year due to the new electronic grading system that all public schools across North Carolina have adopted. The new report cards provide more detailed information about the concepts being taught. Click on the links below for more information about the new report cards:
- All new volunteers must be approved by registering for a criminal record check at any WCPSS site
- All continuing approved volunteers from last school year must reactivate as a volunteer at any WCPSS site
- The deadline to reactivate is Thursday, October 31, 2013
- After October 31, parents who have not reactivated as a volunteer must register for a new criminal record check.
- Beginning November 4 through May 19, the Volunteer Registration window will only be open on Mondays
Communication ToolsThere are several ways to stay informed of all the events and news happening at Joyner. Teachers will send newsletters and/or emails with news from their classroom. Every Sunday, parents and guardians will receive a weekly message via phone. You will find the text version linked from this website by Monday. Also, you can follow us on Twitter. We have several Twitter feeds that you can follow. @JoynerBuses will tweet out updated information on when buses leave and any news in regards to transportation. @JYJoyner will send out general news for the school. And follow @JoynerPrincipal and @JoynerAP for tweets from Ms. Hutchinson and Ms. Taylor on the learning and fun that they capture throughout the day. If you don’t have twitter, remember you can always set up direct texts from these twitter feeds. Click here for directions.
Take a Joyner Jaguar on Your Journey
Is your family planning an educational trip this year? The Joyner Jaguars are ready and waiting to join JYJ families on their travels and explorations around the world. We are looking for adventurous people willing to take along a Joyner Jaguar, capture a photograph with the jaguar on location, and then write a brief journal entry telling about the trip. Journal entries and pictures will be posted on the Joyner Jaguars travel blog at www.joynerjaguars.blogspot.com. For more information please contact Ms. Bell by e-mail, email@example.com, or stop by the computer lab when she is available.