Author Archives: Ms. Moyers

Community Service can start in middle school!

The community service handbook has been revised to allow middle school students to earn hours towards graduation. Students may now begin earning Community Service  Requirement (CSR) hours the summer after successfully completing Grade 5.  You can contact the Guidance Office … Continue reading

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Chargers kept on rolling through a Power Outage

John Yeates lost power today for a about two hours. Lunches were still provided to students during that time. The power came back on around 11:10 a.m. and the schedule resumed as normal.

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Israel’s Wings

Starting Friday October 27, for a $1 dollar donation, you can purchase a bird to write a personalized message of remembrance for Israel Parker. All proceeds will be donated to his family for celebration of life expenses. We will also … Continue reading

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Order Your PTSA Spirit Wear Today!

 Click on the form below to print out your order form so you too can rock Maroon Monday’s with your own PTSA sponsored Charger Spirit Wear!  All proceeds go to our JYMS PTSA Please note that orders could take anywhere … Continue reading

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PTSA Armchair Fundraiser

This year the JYMS PTSA is having another “Armchair Donation” fundraiser so that you, your friends and family can support your child’s school with ease right from your own chair at home! Forms and all money should be turned in by … Continue reading

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Spirit Week Oct 30 – Nov 3

UNITED WAY Spirit Week October 30 – November 3  Monday 10-30-17 Superhero Day Pay $1.00 and Represent your favorite Superhero   Tuesday 10-31-17 Storybook Character Day Pay $1.00 and dress up as a character from  your favorite book Wednesday 11-1-17 Pajama … Continue reading

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Try out for the Governor’s School for the Arts!

 Click on the image above to take you directly to the GSA’s website with all of the necessary information and more! How to Audition for GSA Audition Deadline:  Applications must be into the GSA office no later than December 15, … Continue reading

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Halloween Dance This Friday!

The SCA is sponsoring a Halloween dance Friday, October 27 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM for John Yeates Middle School students only. Snacks and drinks are free. A  photo booth is available for $2. Wear your most “fangtastic” costume for a wickedly … Continue reading

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2-Minute Drill: Safety is a Priority

Safety is a priority at Suffolk Public Schools! For more details related to upcoming events, go to www.spsk12.net

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Support us while you shop at Farm Fresh!

Family and Friends… Please remember to scan our schools 1.2.3.4 for the Community Key tag each time you shop at Farm Fresh Food and Pharmacy®! It will help our school earn points towards free classroom equipment, all donated by Farm … Continue reading

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Picture Day Is November 6th!

Picture Day for JYMS is scheduled for Monday, November 6, 2017.  Forms will be sent out the week prior to picture day.  If you’d like to order your pictures online, you can do so by clicking here and using our Picture Day ID: VA147146Q0 … Continue reading

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Grandparents Week Oct. 9th – 13th

Grandparents Week for John Yeates will be held from October 9th through October 13th. Each student may invite one grandparent (or other adult family member) per day to have lunch with him/her in the school cafeteria. Any visitor must still check … Continue reading

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JYMS 1st Annual Bazaar & Yard Sale!

    Come on out to support the John Yeates Chrome Club and Student Council Association by renting a space at our first annual Bazaar and Yard sale happening during Driver Days! Don’t have anything to sell? Stop on by … Continue reading

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2-Minute Drill: Colleges, Feed VA and getting involved!

Here is the latest 2-minute drill video from Superintendent Whitney, helping everyone stay informed on what’s going on with all our schools.

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Boys and Girls Basketball Tryouts

All 7th and 8th grade boys and girls interested in trying out for John Yeates Middle School basketball teams this year may begin signing up with Mr. Foster in Room 22. Tryouts will be held the week of September 18th-22nd … Continue reading

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PSAT Registration Information

    Register now for the PSAT’s!  See the flyer below for all the details.

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Come out and join the Connections Club!

Want to be a part of a club that focuses on positive relationships with others and learning ways to make your world a better place?  Then Connections Club is for you!!!    Our first meeting will be Thursday, September 14, 2017, after school … Continue reading

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Newest Edition of 2-Minute Drill!

Welcome to the newest edition of the Suffolk Public Schools 2-Minute Drill.  Keep abreast of what’s happening in Suffolk Public Schools… in only 2 minutes!  

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A 2 Minute Drill hosted by the Superintendent

Check out the first 2-Minute Drill hosted by Dr. Deran R. Whitney. These routine updates are intended to keep you informed and updated on events, happenings, and the new/wonderful things our students and staff are doing!    

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Supply Lists and Orientation Night for All Grades

Orientation for grades 6-8 will be held on Thursday, August 31 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Gym uniforms, agendas, and locks will be available for purchase. Contact the school at 923-4105 for more information.   Click here to view the student supply … Continue reading

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