Richards Cross Country Meet has been rescheduled for Tuesday October 15
The Cross Country meet that was scheduled for 10/11 has been postponed due to weather. Any information about a rescheduling is yet to be determined and will passed along in a future post.
With the forecasted rain to move in tomorrow afternoon and with increasing chances later in the day the Baseball and Softball games for Friday September 20, 2019 at Glenwood will begin at 12 pm. Students will return to Junction Hill and be able to be picked up there or ride their respective buses home.
This is a reminder that fall Picture day is Wednesday August 28th! Smile Big!
Baseball/softball games with Kosh today Friday August 23rd have been cancelled due to muddy field conditions from the rain overnight. These games have been rescheduled for Tuesday August 27th here at Junction Hill at 1 pm. Only the A teams are scheduled to be played.
Student Change in Transportation Reminder: Please remember that if you need to change your student’s normal daily transportation, such as needing students to ride the bus instead of being a parent pick, you MUST call the office by 3 pm each day. This includes tutoring and any extracurricular activities transportation pick ups. We begin our process of student and teacher notification of students transportation changes at 3 pm, any calls received after 3 pm are likely to not be processed for student/teacher notification in time before students board buses.
REMINDER: Earlier this week, Junction Hill Students were given a packet of papers to be filled out by their parents/guardians. In order for your student to be eligible for the snow cone reward, all paperwork must be completed and returned to their homeroom teacher. In addition, please notice the yellow enrollment form that has been included in the packet. This form gives you the opportunity to list all individuals who may pick up your student from school. Students will not be released to anyone who is not listed on the yellow enrollment sheet. Please ensure that all individuals who would possibly pick up your student are listed on this form. You can make changes when necessary to this form though you will have to come into the office to make these changes. We will not be able to take changes over the phone if the person is not listed on the sheet. If you have questions regarding this change, please call the school office.
Due to field conditions and incoming weather, baseball and softball practice will be cancelled for tonight Friday August 16th.
REMINDER!: Backpack to School Program will be Saturday Aug 3rd from 11 am to 2 pm. This is for all students enrolled in grades PK through 8th grade. We look forward to seeing you all Saturday.
Summer School Bus Pick up and drop off times are as follows: EE pick up is at 6:55 AM and drop off is at 3:40 PM Peace Valley pick up is at 7:10 AM and drop off is at 3:50 PM White Church pick up is at 7:20 AM and drop off is at 4:00 PM
Due to incoming inclement weather of freezing precipitation to be here this afternoon, we will be dismissing early at 1:30 today. All after-school activities, tutoring, chess practice, and pee-wee ballgames are cancelled for today. Again, Due to predicted freezing precipitation during afternoon dismissal hours, school is being dismissed at 1:30.
Given the current forecast for the weather Tuesday February 19th there is a good possibility for early dismissal due to inclement weather coming in after noon. In this event all extra curricular activities will be canceled as well. This will be a good time to review early dismissal plans to pick up your child.
REMINDER: PTO Chili Supper and Cheerleader Quarter Auction for St. Jude will be Saturday Feb 9th at 5 pm. All proceeds will be donated to the St. Jude Radio-thon. Raffles for 1 of 4, 50lbs boxes of ground beef and several classroom baskets will be up for auction. Several vendors with popular items for auction from Tupperware, Magnetables, Gerties Gifts, Pink Zebra, Norwex, and Color Street.
REMINDER: Tonight Feb 6th is Junction Hill PTO night at Dairy Queen. 10% of sales will go to Junction Hill PTO
School has been cancelled today, wednesday Jan 30th for extreme cold and windchill factors combined with likelihood of early morning snow creating hazardous travel conditions.
Classes will resume tomorrow Tuesday, January 22.
School for Friday Jan 11th has been cancelled due to freezing rain creating hazardous road conditions for early morning travel.
B team girls 1st game will be Monday the 7th @ Glenwood at 5:40. They can ride the bus there but need a ride home.
Due to early dismissal by West Plains Elementary, High School and forecasted weather. Junction Hill will be dismissing at 2:15 today. All after school sports and tutoring have also been cancelled. Our Veterans Day assemble has also been rescheduled for tomorrow at 2:30.
We will begin the tournament tomorrow morning at 9 am at Fairview.
Tomorrow's tournament ballgames are cancelled due to wet and muddy field conditions. Rescheduled games notification will be sent out tomorrow afternoon.
Due to wet field conditions and high probability of storms this afternoon Baseball and Softball games have been cancelled and rescheduled for next Wednesday Sept 12 at Richards sports complex. A team Game will start at 12 noon.
Dr. Martin will be coming to the school on August 30th to do sports physicals for all students who want one. I am sending the forms home today and they need to be returned by Friday, August 24th. Booster club is paying the $3 per child fee so they are free to all students.
Precautionary Boil Order for Junction Hill School and Junction Hill area. Junction Hill School is now under a precautionary boil order until water sample result. Due to a drop in line pressure overnight the Junction Hill School is now under a boil order until water sample results are returned. The school will have bottled water available for students. Students are welcome to bring their own water bottles if they would like to during the boil order. As soon as we receive notification of water sample results we will notify everyone when we are free of the boil order.
Baseball & Softball practice Thursday Aug 16 and Friday Aug 17 after school until 6.
Baseball Practices start Monday July 30th, at 6 pm. Weather Permitting.
Science Fair is tomorrow at 4pm to 5:30 in the gym. Awards will be given out at 5:30. k-2 will be doing class projects and 3-8th will have individual projects.
May 3rd 10:00am - A representative from West Plains High School will be here to administer the math placement test to all 8th graders.
Student Council will host a Spring Fling dance on Friday, March 23 from 6-9:00. Please remember that eligibility requirements are in place for after- school activities. Students may attend if their grades are C's or above and they have no disciplinary referrals for the semester.
All after school activities have been cancelled due to freezing weather.
Feb 13 PTO meeting has been cancelled.
Dairy Queen day has been moved! Dairy Queen closed due to the weather, we are continuing it for Thursday February 8th! Hope to see you all there.
Due to many side roads and county roads with many slick patches of ice and more forecasted through the night creating unsafe driving condition for the morning school will be canceled tomorrow Wednesday Feb 7th.
EARLY DISMISSAL - Feb 6, School will be dismissed at 2:30 due to change in forecasted weather of freezing rain arriving earlier than expected creating hazardous travel conditions.
All after school activities have been cancelled on Feb 6, due to the predicted weather that is to arrive after school. We want everyone to stay safe!
PTO Meeting will be Tues, 13th of Feb at 4:00pm. We will be discussing hornet card fundraiser! We hope to see you all there.
Due to likely freezing rain creating hazardous driving conditions during Pee Wee games the boys and girls Pee Wee games have been resheduled to Thursday evening Feb 8th. Same game time and location.
No school tomorrow Friday Jan 19. With county road conditions not improving, still slick and ice covered in many places.
No school tomorrow. With county road conditions not improving, still slick and ice covered in many places.
Due to county roads still being snow and ice covered, creating hazardous driving conditions, school will be cancelled Wednesday January 17th.
The A team tournament will be rescheduled as soon as school resumes.
Due to inclimate weather school will be cancelled Tomorrow Tuesday Jan 16.
Junction Hill Volleyball parents: camp for today has been CANCELED. Please stay safe outside.
PTO - January meeting has been canceled! We will have a meeting February 13th at 4pm and will be making plans for hornet cards so please plan to attend.
Winter has finally arrived! We want to remind everyone with the weather having turned much colder and wind that can chill you to the bone that students bring and wear warm clothing especially for those who ride the bus.
Student Council, Beta and Chess club will have a float in the city Christmas parade. We will have a meeting to make plans in the near future.
Student Council will host a dance for 5th thru 8th grades on Friday, November 17 from 6:00-9:00 pm. The theme is "Time Machine"; students are encouraged to dress in a style from any era, past or future.
News & events: Student Council will host a dance for 5th thru 8th grades on Friday, November 17 from 6:00-9:00 pm. The theme is "Time Machine"; students are encouraged to dress in a style from any era, past or future. Student Council, Beta and Chess club will have a float in the city Christmas parade. We will have a meeting to make plans in the near future.
At 2:30 on Nov 10th our annual Veterans Day Assembly will begin in the Gym honoring all of our Veterans who have served in our Armed Forces. This year the featured speaker is Mrs. Jennifer Edgeller.
On Friday November 10th students in grades K-8 will be attending the Veterans Day Parade which begins at 11 am. Permission slips will be sent home this week for your child to participate and attend.
The PTO is conducting a penny war fund drive this week. All of the money raised goes to helping with student incentives and baskets for families in this years food drive.
Tomorrow, Tuesday Nov 7th we will have Cross Country pictures at 1 pm. Forms have been sent home today with students for Cross Country Pictures and if needed forms are available at the front office.
Both Boys basketball and A team Girls basketball teams ONLY are playing Monday Oct 30th here at Junction Hill at 5:30pm. We hope to see you all here.
All extra curricular activities/practices and tutoring have been cancelled for Thursday evening, October 19th, to provide time and ability for parents to be able to meet with teachers and coaches for parent teacher conferences
No Sports practices or after school tutoring after school Oct 17 because of parent teacher conferences.
REMINDER - PTO meeting Oct 10th at 4pm
Due to the present weather conditions and the potential for inclement weather forecast, we need to postpone the WPMS CC Meet for tonight. The meet has been rescheduled for Monday 10-9-17 and hope that you will be able to attend. That meet will start at 4 PM and follow the same schedule. For any CC members who are not attending the meet, there will be NO CC practice Tonight or Monday evening. ALSO, don't forget tomorrow is Baseball and Softball Picture Day! All players need to bring their uniforms for pictures and then turn in their uniform after pictures are over.
Friday September 29th is the annual fall festival hosted by the Junction Hill PTO. Please make time to come participate in the fun and activities the classes and organizations have planned. The fun begins at 5pm and last until 7. We hope to see you all there.
Title 1 night is Thursday Sept 14! Title 1 night begins at 5 in the cafeteria and will move to the gym at 6, where we will have a program. We hope to see you all there!
PTO Meeting was a great success. We wish to thank all of our amazing parents and community members for helping our school provide the best opportunities for our kids.
Book Fair is this week 9-11 to 9-15. It will be open during school hours and open for title 1 night on 9-14
Tuesday 9-12-17 at 4:00pm will be a PTO meeting. We will be discussing the upcoming Fall Carnival!
Junction Hill Hornets don't forget tomorrow Friday August 25th are the first home games against the Howell Valley Panthers for the boys baseball and girls softball teams. First game starts at 2 pm with the A Team starting things off. Come out and support your Hornet teams.
There will be a PTO meeting at 4pm at Junction Hill on Thursday the 24th. Parents are invited.
Junction Hill School would like to invite all new and returning subsititue teachers to our 2017-2018 Junction Hill Substitute Teacher Orientation August 9th from 8:45-11:30 We request that all subs new to the district attend.
8th grade students who will be attending West Plains High School for the 2017-2018 school year there will be a West Plains Freshman Open House Wednesday May 10th from 4:30 to 6:00 pm.
Library Books are due back today May 8th, 2017. Parents please double check with your child and Mrs. Wadlow that all books checked out are returned.
School will resume Monday May 8th. Roads are still being repaired but they are passable in most areas. Drivers are contacting parents of stops they feel are in question. Buses will leave at their normal time but due to road conditions will most likely be running behind. Conference Track Meet has been rescheduled to Tuesday and Wednesday at the Richards Sports Complex. All other activities remain as scheduled. Please check our webpage for any updates. Thank you for your cooperation and patience during this time of repair and recovery.
Tuesday May 2 the Tri Meet has been cancelled due to weather.
Convoy of Hope will be at Faith Assembly tomorrow May 1st to distribute groceries and personal items. Distribution will begin at 10 am and is for anyone who needs some extra help, or been affected by the floods in the West Plains or surrounding areas.
Due to all the road damage and families being displaced, school will be cancelled for Monday May 1st.
Tomorrow is the last day of MAP testing and we want to make sure everyone gets a good night sleep so we can finish strong! Also we want to remind everyone that Game Night has been rescheduled to Friday April 28 and starts at 5:30.
Tomorrows 6th - 8th Grade Choir concert for April 22 2017 has been cancelled due to weather. We appreciate your cooperation for the short notice. This has been done to ensure the safety of our students.
Parents, Junction Hill School along with West Plains and the surrounding rural schools will be releasing early at 1 pm in concern for high water and ability to get students home safely. We apologize for inconvenience but students will be released at 1 pm and buses will depart to take students home at 1 pm. All after school events have also been cancelled, including tonight's Game night.
All 6th 7th and 8th grade honor choir students please remember to wear your honor choir shirt for picture day Wednesday April 5th.
West Plains Middle School Open Event for April 4, 2017 Schedule http://www.junctionhill.k12.mo.us/article/15329?org=
Junction Hill School would like to ask parents to participate in the planning of the 2017 - 2018 school year. We are having a meeting on Monday, April 3rd at 4:00 pm. Anyone interested in being involved can contact Janet Jens at the school any time during school hours or come to the meeting that day. (417) 256-3588
HORNET CARD TIME! Junction Hill PTO will be selling Hornet discount cards for 10$ each. These cards are good until march 31, 2018. Sales begin, march 13th and continue through April 4th! Cards may be purchased outside the school office before school each morning or at the school office during the day.
Due to snow covered roads creating hazardous driving conditions school is cancelled for March 13th.
Volleyball Tournament starts Tuesday March 7th at Glenwood. http://www.junctionhill.k12.mo.us/article/14038?org=
Science Fair will be March 23rd. Open house will be after school from 4-5:30. Parents and family are welcome to come in to see the projects. http://www.junctionhill.k12.mo.us/article/13930?org=
Junction Hill Day at Dairy Queen is March 15th. Please help our PTO by visiting Dairy Queen on the 15th. http://www.junctionhill.k12.mo.us/article/13756?org=
Mrs. Peterson's 7th Graders Engineer Columns Like an Ancient Greek! http://www.junctionhill.k12.mo.us/article/12896?org=junction-hill
Pre-school and Kindergarten screenings will be held Thursday, March 2nd. To be eligible for pre-school, students must be 4 years old prior to August 1, 2017. To be eligible for kindergarten, children must be 5 before August 1, 2017. All children must reside in the Junction Hill School District. A parent or legal guardian must accompany each chold on the day of screenings and will need to bring the child's birth certificate, immunization record, and proof of residency. Parents / Guardians need to schedule an appointment by calling the school at (417) 256 - 4265
Tomorrow is the last day to bring in money for the penny drive and for the raffle. I'd like to push the raffle. Its $1 per ticket or $5 for 6 tickets. The prizes include a $50 giftcard to Colton's, 2 passes to Family Cinema, 4 large Blizzards from Dairy Queen, plus other surprises. All money and tickets need to be turned in by TUESDAY February 7th. The drawing for the raffle will be on the 8th.
Rally around the Pole Wednesday, February 15th 7:30-7:45, in the Junction Hill Gymnasium. We will have a youth minister form an area church to lead our students in a short devotional and to pray for our school, community and Country. All ages are invited. This is lead by the Junction Hill Student Council.
St. Jude Fundraiser will begin Jan 31! With a dollar donation you will be able to wear a school appropriate hat to school. Feb 2nd, donate a dollar and wear pajamas to school. More details follow the link http://www.junctionhill.k12.mo.us/article/11897?org=
HCAA Basketball Tournament schedule can be located at http://www.junctionhill.k12.mo.us/article/10570?org=
Chess Tournament Sunday December 17th. For details and time please check the full schedule http://junctionhillmo.apptegy.net/articles/chess-team-schedule
See you at the pole Wednesday December 14th at 7:30am. Student Council will meet you all in the gymnasium. We will have a youth Pastor from one of the local churches attending.
Veterans Day Assembly will be held at Junction Hill tomorrow. We are encouraging the community to come celebrate the great things our vets have done for this country
As we approach the holiday season Junction Hill School as well as other community organizations are working together to help families in this district. Applications were sent home with each student this week. If your family could benefit from help with gifts or food during the holidays, please fill out the applications and return them to Mrs. Sellers by the dates listed on the applications. It is our goal to help as many families as possible; however, we must have at least one of these applications returned in order to serve your family. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Mrs. Sellers at 256-4265.
Tomorrow, November 2nd is Cross Country Picture day. All students that participated in cross country need to bring their cross country shirts to school and be prepared for pictures. Again, tomorrow is cross country picture day and all students that participated in cross country need to bring shirts for pictures. Thank you.
Reminder! Cross Country practice is after school Monday through Thursday this week, after school until 5 pm.
Reminder! Red Ribbon week starts Monday! Monday is wear red. Tuesday is Crazy hair or hat day. Wednesday is wear your best NERD clothes. Thursday is wear your Halloween costumes. Friday is wear your school shirt or school colors.
November will soon be here and with that comes Veterans Day. We are asking all of our families to send pictures of their family members that have served or are currently serving our country for the slide show. The slide show will be shown at the Veteran's Day Assembly on November 11th. I will be putting together the slideshow and prefer to have pictures sent to me through email at email@example.com. You can also bring in physical pictures that we can scan. I will need to know who is in the picture, whose relative it is, what branch they served and how long. Pictures must be in by Friday, November 4th.
Boy's A-Team defeated Gatewood in their first game of the season 41-24 last night 10/17/2016. Moves their record to 1-0 and will be playing Monday in the Kosh Tournament.
Basketball and Cross country for Junction Hill have been cancelled due to weather for Wednesday October 12th.
Reminder : Girls Basketball tryouts will be Oct 13 from 5:15 to 6:30. Any girls from 5th to 8th grade are welcome.
The Howell County Fire Department will be coming to Junction Hill School to meet with our Pre-School children on Thursday October 13th.
Don't Forget that our K-4 students will be going to the Howell County Rural Fire Department on Wednesday. Buses will depart at approximately 12:10. Students will return before the end of the school day.
PTO Meeting is set for this Thursday at 5:30. Please come out and be part of this great organization. Hope to see you there!
Junction Hill School wanted to inform parents the Cross Country practice has been cancelled today due to the weather which has created muddy field and course conditions. Don't forget that the Panther Relays Event is this Friday at Howell Valley. The first event begins at 11:00 am. The Cross Country Meet with Richards next Friday October 14th at Richards has been scheduled to begin at 9:00 am to help families attending Home Coming activities and game in West Plains. Again, Cross Country Practice for today has been cancelled due to the rain and muddy field and course conditions. This message has been sponsored by Junction Hill Booster Club and Junction Hill PTO.
After school Thursday Fairview came to our ballfields and played a "C" game for baseball and softball. This was an opportunity for some ofour kids to get some playing time. I want to thank our coaches and the coaches from Fairview for putting this together. Hopefully we can continue having events of this nature.
See you at the pole Wednesday September 28th at 7:30am we will have a student led gathering by the Junction Hill Student Council outside at the flag pole in front of the Junction Hill School. All are welcome to participate and pray for our school, community, leaders and country. See you there!
Baseball and softball games scheduled for today have been rescheduled for Tuesday at 2:00pm. Again, baseball and softball games scheduled for today have been rescheduled for Tuesday at 2:00 pm. Thank you for supporting Junction Hill athletics.
Please come to our Family Night tomorrow evening at Junction Hill school. This year's theme is My America, My school. Our cafeteria opens at 4:45 to serve a free meal of hot dogs, baked beans, chips and apple pie. At 5:45 we will have a special performance by the West Plains High School Swing Set under the direction of Mrs. Kelly Dame. Our Second and Third Graders will perform a play about the pledge of Allegiance, followed by our kindergarten and first grade leading the pledge. Second and Third graders will then sing, followed by a presentation from our fourth grade about the preamble to the constitution. Fourth and Fifth graders then take the stage to sing, followed by a performance from the Junction Hill Honor Choir. Please come out and help celebrate our great nation by supporting our amazing Junction Hill Hornets. Thank you.
During our Monday morning meeting our 6th - 8th grade choir led us in the Pledge of Allegiance. We are very proud of these students and look forward to hearing them sing at Title I night this Thursday evening.
All baseball and softball games have been cancelled for today due to muddy field conditions. Games are rescheduled to be played on Monday, September 12.
Baseball and softball practice is cancelled for today September 9, 2016. Again, baseball and softball practice is cancelled for today.
Just wanted to remind all of our Junction Hill family that tomorrow is Picture Day. All of our students and staff will have their picture taken, so go back to the closet and put on your best clothes. We want to thank you for your patience since this is a rescheduled event. Again, tomorrow is picture day at Junction Hill.
School pictures were scheduled for today, August 31st, and unfortunately the photographer experienced car trouble this morning enroute to our school this morning. All available photographers with Life Touch Pictures were booked at other schools for their picture days forcing us to reschedule our "Picture Day" to September 6th. We are holding all picture order forms that have been turned in. We apologize and Mike Baldwin of Life Touch Pictures apologizes for the inconvenience in rescheduling our picture day.
On September 22 our Baseball "C" Team will host Fairview at 4PM. Come out and watch these young men participate in our baseball program.
Baseball and Softball games against Fairview will be held on Monday August 29, at Junction Hill. A Team will begin at 2PM and the B game will follow. Thank you for your patience.
The softball and baseball games scheduled for today at Junction Hill have been cancelled due to the weather. The games will be rescheduled at a later date. Again, the softball and baseball games scheduled for today at Junction Hill have been cancelled due to weather. Thank you.
Notice: As of right now all baseball and softball games are on. We are currently monitoring the weather and if a cancellation is made, it will be made by 12:00 PM!
I want to wish our baseball and softball team good luck today as they take on Fairview at home. This is their first game, so lets hope they had a lot of fun.
If you have ever asked the question, "How can I be more involved in my child"s school?" this message is for you. At Junction Hill, we love our volunteers. Our teachers appreciate the help and time that volunteers invest in us. We will hold a volunteer orientation on Thursday, August 25th at 4:30 in the Library for all who are interested in volunteering some time with us. If you cannot attend, but you would like to volunteer, please call the school and make arrangements to come in and visit with Mr. Dern. We look forward to seeing you on Thursday at 4:30
If you are calling to inform the school about parent pickup, please call prior to 3:00PM. Thank you
Ten prospective substitute teachers attended the 4th Annual Junction Hill Substitute Teacher Orientation. Mr. Dern and myself were very pleased with the interest expressed in our school by these candidates and the level of interactive questioning that took place. We are proud of the manner in which substitute teachers are respected at our school and believe these courageous individuals serve as a barometer to how well our students display this respect.
Wanted to recognize the hard work of Coach Harrill and his team. Victories in the last two visits to Alton must provide encouragement for the coming season.
All students who plan to attend the Bounce House attendance incentive this Friday MUST have a signed waiver from a parent/guardian.