School News
Coffee with the Principal
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 8:40 AM

Our last Coffee with Principal Rathke will take place on Friday, May 24 at 8:30 AM in the Honor Room. We will also be celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Join us for coffee, and then stay to greet our students as they come arrive at school at 9:15. We would love to see you before our summer break starts!

And, there are only a couple of opportunities left this school year to join us for Friday Morning Greeters! We would love to have as many families as possible greeting our students as they arrive at school on Fridays at 9:15. Let’s cheer them on and wish them well!

Party Planners Wanted
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 8:30 AM

Plans are underway for the 8th grade end-of-year celebrations, but we need your help! If you have any interest in helping plan the 8th grade dance and/or recognition ceremony, please reach out to Sara Knee at These events will not happen without parent help, so please get in touch and get involved!

8th Grade Valleyfair Trip
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 8:20 AM

The 8th grade trip to Valleyfair is coming up!
Who: All 8th grade JPS students!
When: Thursday, June 6
            9:35 AM depart from JPS
            4:00 PM return to JPS
Cost: $35 per student/$25 for...

Spirit Wear Spring Sale
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 8:10 AM

Shop the Justice Page spring spirit wear sale. While supplies last, these items are 50% off:

Purchase spirit wear online now or at the spring band, orchestra, and choir concerts. Purchasing spirit wear is a great way to financially support our PTA and wearing spirit wear items is a great way to show our Rhino pride!

¬°YA! Youth in Action
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 8:00 AM

The Youth in Action (¡YA!) program supports Latinx students through college preparation, career exploration, civic engagement, leadership skill development, and mentoring, serving students who will be among the first generation in their family to attend college.

Applications are currently being accepted for the 19-20 ¡YA! Year. More info and a video can be found on the ¡YA! website. Applications are due June 7.

Questions? Contact Karina Genis at

Summer Eats
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 7:50 AM

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) ensures that students continue to receive nutritious meals during summer vacation, when they do not have access to school lunch or breakfast. The 2019 Summer Food Service Program will run Monday, June 11 through Friday, August 17. There is no service on Wednesday, July 4. Meals and snacks served through the SFSP are free to all children ages 1-18. For more information and program locations, see the Summer Eats MN website, or download their mobile app.

Battle of the Bands
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 7:40 AM

Thank you to everyone who came out on a rainy Sunday to cheer on the Justice Page and Washburn students who performed in the 5th annual Battle of the Bands! It was a great turnout and a fun time.

Congratulations to Washburn bands Fahrenheit and Regicidal for their first and second place wins. And a special congratulations to 3rd place winners, Containment Breach, made up of JPS students Charlie, Kristian, and Auggie. All eight performing bands were fantastic! A few pictures can be seen on the PTA website.

A huge shout out to our local sponsors Twin Town Guitars, the Uptown VFW, Diamond Lake Ace Hardware, Five Watt Coffee, George & the Dragon, Graff Financial, The Graham Smith Team, Oxboro Dental, Tangletown Bikes, Todd Trainer Drum Instruction, and Sun Street Breads. We are lucky to have you as a part of our community!

Staff Appreciation
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 7:30 AM

JPS staff would like to thank our JPS Admin Crew, PTA, and all of the families that made our Staff Appreciation so special! We greatly appreciate your kindness and your generosity!

Plant Sale
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 7:20 AM

Thank you to the families who organized and supported the JPS Plant Sale! We greatly appreciate all the work and time that was put in to this event. The plants were beautiful and the event was a huge success. Thank you!

Upcoming Concerts
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 7:00 AM

Join us on Thursday May 23 for our final concerts of the school year!

6:30 PM Beginning Band and Varsity Band Concert
7:30 PM Concert Band and Jazz Band Concert
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