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Monday, February 15, 2016

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President Washington's Birthday

Parent Lunch Day / Día de Almuerzo con los Padres

Our next

Parent Lunch Day is

Friday, February 19, 2016.  


Join us and have lunch with you your student.

 Feel free to bring them lunch or a yummy treat!

7th Grade Lunch is from 11:04 – 11:34 and 8th grade lunch is 12:04 – 12:34. 

We look forward to seeing you!





Nuestro próximo

Día de Almuerzo con los Padres es

viernes, 19 de febrero.


Únase a nosotros y almuerce con su estudiante.

 ¡Siéntase libre de traerle almuerzo o una delicia!

Almuerzo del séptimo grado es de 11:04-11:34 y el almuerzo de octavo grado es 12:04-12:34.

 ¡Esperamos verlos!

School Vision

Samuel Jackman Middle School will be a place where every student and every adult is valued and respected and where all students are actively engaged in a rigorous, well-rounded, academic and educational experience.  SJMS will be a school in which collaboration motivates students and maintains high standards of expectation, challenging all students to reach their greatest academic and social potential.  SJMS will provide a high quality, technologically-advanced educational experience for all students.

Valley Hi Area's HEAL ZONE Walking Club


Dear Parents & Students;


Are you interested in getting a taste of the college experience? Academic Talent Search (ATS) offers 4th-9th graders (grade level as of Jan. 1, 2016) exciting summer courses at Sacramento State that you pick for yourself! Choose from classes like creative computing, messy science, law, neuroscience, and many others. At ATS, you can spend your summer doing what you love, taking classes on a University Campus, and making new friends who share your interests and passion for learning!


To join these interactive and hands-on classes, you just need to take the ATS qualifying exam. The test only takes an hour and there is no pass or fail, so there’s no need to stress! You MUST take the test to apply for classes, but you don’t have to apply if you change your mind. The qualifying Exam will be offered in the SJMS Library on 3/8/16, at 8:00 AM


For more information, please contact Matt Jacobson in the counseling office or at 393-2352 ex 5412. Additional details and financial aid information can be found on the ATS website at .



¿Estas interesado en obtener una muestra de la experiencia de la universidad? ¡Búsqueda de Talento Académico (ATS) les ofrece a estudiantes de 4º a 9º grado (nivel de grado desde el 1 de enero, 2016) emocionantes cursos de verano en la Universidad Estatal de Sacramento que tu escoges para ti mismo! Elije entre las clases como la computación creativa, la ciencia, el derecho, la neurociencia, y muchas otras. ¡En ATS, puedes pasarte el verano haciendo lo que amas, tomando clases en un campus universitario, y haciendo nuevos amigos que compartan tus intereses y pasión por aprender!


Para unirse a estas clases interactivas y prácticas, sólo tienes que tomar el examen de calificación ATS. ¡El examen sólo dura una hora y no es de aprobar o reprobar, así que no hay necesidad de estresarse! Tú DEBES tomar el examen para solicitar clases, pero no tienes que aplicar si cambias de opinión. El examen de calificación se ofrecerá en la Escuela Intermedia Samuel Jackman el 8 de marzo del 2016 a las 8:00 de la mañana en la biblioteca de la escuela.


Para obtener más información, póngase en contacto con Matt Jacobson al 916-393-2352 ex 5412. Los detalles adicionales e información de ayuda financiera se pueden encontrar en el sitio web de ATS en


Reflections due Wednesdays & Fridays, unless specified.


The Valley Hi area HEAL ZONE Walking Club meets every Saturday from 9-10:30 at Mesa Grande Park and Valley Hi Park.  Join us there to: 

WALK safely and comfortably!

GET TO KNOW your neighbors!

TAKE HOME a bag of FREE fresh produce from the Sac Food Bank!

Today: 2/13/16

PBIS Student Recognition

PBIS Student Recognition

Family Math Night

Lights on After School Celebration at the State Capital

Walk To School Day

Walk To School Day