Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Kosh softball girls are unable to play against us today. Instead, our softball girls are going to play a practice game against each other. Concession stand will still be open. The practice game will begin at 12:30.
Due to the rain and flooded fields, Baseball & Softball camp for today, August 18th, has been cancelled. We will have practice the 1st day of school, Monday, August 23rd from 3:45-5:15PM.
New Student Registration New students who are planning on attending Junction Hill for the 2021-2022 school year may come in and enroll on the following dates: August 10 and 11 from 9am to 1pm. No appointment is necessary. This is for students who are new to the district as well as any student who did not attend seated instruction at Junction Hill during the 2020-2021 school year. Please bring the student's birth certificate, immunization records, and proof of residency in the Junction Hill School District. If you have any questions, please contact the school at 256-4265.
Parents of summer school bus riders. We are running 10 or 20 min late due to a late arriving high school bus.
Attention parents of Summer School Hornets and High School Bus Riders. Summer School Bus Routes - We will be running 3 bus routes to pick up High School students still attending school and summer school students who have contacted the school needing transportation. The 3 bus routes are Mike Haeffner (Bus 17) and his route will be close to the same times currently, Larry Lindeman will be driving Paul Bolander (Bus 10) and George's Route (Bus 1) combined. This route will be about 5 to 10 minutes earlier than normal. Jared Davis will be driving Darrell's route (bus 18) and Karen's route (bus 19) combined. Bus stop times are being identified to be given to parents and students this afternoon or tomorrow for this route. Summer School - Front Doors will open at 7:25 am and breakfast and lunch will be served free to all students. Classes begin at 7:45 am, the day will conclude at 3:50. Parent pick up will begin at 3:40 pm
Last Day of School tomorrow, May 7th. This is a reminder the last day of school will be later this year for dismissal as we will be dismissing at 2:50 pm instead of immediately after the awards assembly. Traditionally we have released after the awards assembly. Any parents that attend are welcome to take their students at the conclusion of the awards assembly. Bus routes will be returning students home approximately 1 hour earlier in the evening than normal. Thank you!
Attention, change of schedule! Due to rain in the forecast, the Junction Hill Field Day and the PTO Slime Time fundraiser will be rescheduled to Friday, April 30. Thank you.
PTO "Little Debbie Fundraiser" Pick up will be Monday, April 19th from 4 pm to 6pm in the Gym. You must pick up the items your child sold. Thank You!
MAP testing for 3rd through 8th grade students will begin on April 7th and continue through April 20th. It is important for students to be in attendance, on time, get plenty of sleep, and eat a healthy breakfast, (provided by the school). Thank you!
Good afternoon, This is a reminder that due to parent teacher conferences, there will be no tutoring at Junction Hill this week. Thank you!
"Good evening, This is a reminder that next week on Tuesday the 9th and Thursday the 11th, Junction Hill will have parent teacher conferences from 4:30 - 7 pm. The conferences are by appointment. If you haven't already scheduled a conference with your child's teacher, and would like to, there is still time to do so. .Please call the school on Monday, or directly message your child's teacher via email to schedule your appointment. Thank you!"
The West Plains R-7 School District has proposed an increase in tuition of $405.43 per student next year, with a minimum increase of 5% for each of the next five years. The attached document details the significant, negative impact an increase of this magnitude will have on the K-8 school districts surrounding West Plains.
March 1st will be Junction Hill day at West Plains Dairy Queen. 10% of the proceeds from that day will go to our PTO.
School has been cancelled for the remainder of the week due to weather. We will reevaluate Sunday for Monday the 22nd of February.
School is cancelled Tuesday Feb 16th due to icy roads creating hazardous driving conditions and wind chill. Pee Wee basketball games are cancelled as well.
Junction Hill PTO sponsored and purchased the food and drinks for the Valentines Parties. With classes being cancelled Valentines Parties and Volleyball Games will be rescheduled once we return to classes next week. Provided weather allows school to resume on Tuesday February 16 the Valentines Parties will take place then or the first day we are able to return. Volleyball games will be rescheduled once schedules are able to be adjusted and officials scheduled.
School is cancelled Thursday February 11th due to icy roads creating hazardous driving conditions. Volleyball games will be rescheduled. As long as mother nature cooperates school will resume Tuesday.
School is cancelled wenesday February 10th due to icy roads creating hazardous driving conditions.
School is cancelled Tues Feb 9th due to icy roads creating hazardous driving conditions. Pee Wee basketball games are cancelled as well.
Today February 8th Junction Hill School is dismissing school early at 1:30 pm due to predicted inclimate weather is moving in early creating possible icy roads and hazardous driving conditions during normal release times. This early dismissal will cancel ALL after school activities including athletics and tutoring.
The Junction Hill PTO is sponsoring the Valentines Day Parties this year providing snacks and drinks for the students. Anyone who would like to donate money to the Junction Hill PTO to help provide the snacks, drinks can contact Mrs. Kayla Franks or send their contributions with their child in an envelope marked JH PTO Valentines Party and the donations will be given to the JH PTO. We all want to say "Thank You" to everyone for their support and help.
School is cancelled today Wednesday, January 27th due to sleet and snow creating hazardous driving conditions during the morning commute.
First semester report cards are going to be sent home with students tomorrow, January 8th. Thank you!
Today's (1/6/21) BOYS basketball practice has been cancelled. There WILL be girls A team and B team practice tonight after school until 5:30. Thank you.
Reminder: December 18th School is dismissed at 12:15. Classes will resume on Monday January 4th, 2021. Also, our food drive concludes on Monday the 14th. Have a wonderful Christmas Break.
Parents, we have had a change to our calendar and on Friday, December 18th school will be dismissed at 12:15. Classes will resume on Monday January 4th, 2021. We wish you all a restful and fun break with friends and family. We have all put in our order for a 2021 Year that is better than what 2020 has been!!
Good afternoon, the annual Junction Hill Food Drive has begun and runs through Dec 14th. Our students enjoy doing something to help other people. Classes are even competing to see which class can donate the most! Donations can be dropped off at the school or sent in with students. Donations need to be bagged or boxed with your students name on the bag/box. Please no homemade or out of date items. Thank you in advance for your tremendous spirit of giving.
November 19, 2020 Junction Hill School has been contacted by the Howell County Health Department to notify us that individuals associated with the Junction Hill School District have tested positive for the Coronavirus. The Howell County Health Department has completed their contact tracing and is contacting the close contacts involved. The Howell County Health Department’s response is based upon CDC guidelines and recommendations. We would like to continue to remind everyone to please monitor yourself and your family for symptoms. We also continue to encourage parents that if their child does not feel well or exhibits symptoms associated with Covid-19 in conjunction with running a fever, to please keep them home. We appreciate your cooperation and support as we continue working through the challenges of this school year.
Reminder: No School Today at Junction Hill, Deer Season. Classes resume tomorrow.
There will be no Cheerleading practice today after school. (11/9/20)
Due to the rain, cross country practice has been cancelled for today, Thursday October 29th. The Conference Meet is still on for tomorrow 9:00 AM at Howell Valley.
Due to the incoming rain, cross country practice has been canceled for today, Wednesday, October 28th. Cheerleading practice will still be from after school until 5:30 PM.
Due to cold rain and muddy field, Cross Country practice has been cancelled for today (10/27/20). Girls A and B team Basketball Practice will switch times and move up to 4 o'clock start time and end at 5 pm.
Cross country and basketball changes.. After looking at the forecast for tomorrow, we are going to cancel Monday's 10/26/20 cross country practice. Also, Boy’s Basketball Tryouts will move to right after school and will end at 5:30 PM. Thank you.
Good morning, This is just a reminder that there will be no tutoring this week as teachers prepare for and conduct phone and in person parent teacher conferences.
Due to rain/field conditions there will be no cross country practice today after school. 10/19/20
Our Book Fair is going online this year! From October 5 - 18, 2020 discover new books with your kids. Bonus: Every purchase supports our school. This is the link to our fair. https://www.scholastic.com/bf/junctionhillelemsch
We would like to say "Thank You" to everyone in the Junction Hill community and surrounding area from the Junction Hill PTO and Kimbrough Family for making Saturday night a success. We had a great turnout Saturday night at the benefit auction and team sorting for the Family of Forrest and Kristy Kimbrough! Over $25,000 was raised! A huge thank you to all who donated items, and helped to make it such a great event!
September 23, 2020 Junction Hill School has been contacted by the Howell County Health Department to notify us that an individual associated with the Junction Hill School District has tested positive for the Coronavirus. The Howell County Health Department has completed their contact tracing and contacted the close contacts involved with this case. The Howell County Health Department response is based upon CDC guidelines and recommendations. In this case there was no exposure to anyone else at Junction Hill School. We would like to continue to remind everyone to please monitor yourself and your family for symptoms. We also continue to encourage parents that if their child does not feel well or exhibits symptoms associated with Covid 19 in conjunction with running a fever to please keep them home. We appreciate your cooperation and support as we continue working through the challenges of this school year.
September 21, 2020 Junction Hill School has been contacted by the Howell County Health Department to notify us that an individual associated with the Junction Hill School District has tested positive for the Coronavirus. The Howell County Health Department has completed their contact tracing and contacted the close contacts involved with this case. The Howell County Health Department response is based upon CDC guidelines and recommendations. In addition we would like to remind everyone to please continue to monitor yourself and your family for symptoms. We continue to encourage parents that if their child does not feel well or exhibits symptoms associated with Covid 19 in conjunction with running a fever to please keep them home. We appreciate your cooperation and support as we continue working through the challenges of this school year.
September 15, 2020 Junction Hill School has been contacted by the Howell County Health Department to notify us that an individual associated with the Junction Hill School District has tested positive for the Coronavirus. The Howell County Health Department has completed their contact tracing and contacted the close contacts involved with this case. The Howell County Health Department response is based upon CDC guidelines and recommendations. In addition I would like to remind everyone to please continue to monitor yourself and your family for symptoms. We continue to encourage parents that if their child does not feel well or exhibits symptoms associated with Covid 19 in conjunction with running a fever to please keep them home. We appreciate your understanding and support as we navigate this school year of exceptional challenges.
We are happy to announce that Junction Hill C-12 School District has been approved to serve FREE lunch and FREE breakfast to all students enrolled at Junction Hill School! The USDA has extended the summer food program through December 31, 2020, or until the grant funds run out. Beginning Tuesday, September 15, 2020, all students are eligible to eat breakfast and lunch free of charge. (Please note, this does not include the cost of afternoon snack milk for grades PK-2nd.) Lunch bills will still be sent out monthly to any student who had an outstanding balance prior to 9/15/20 or incurs the afternoon snack milk charge. Once the funds do expire, we will go back to operating the National School Lunch Program and applications that were completed at the beginning of the year will still be in effect.
In years past Title 1 Night has been a full family fun night with food, art, music, and a book fair. This year due to Covid concerns, we are unable to provide this type of evening at Junction Hill. Because of Covid 19, and the need to maintain social distancing, we will instead have a much shorter, business only, meeting on September 24th at 6 pm. In order to prepare for the logistics of social distancing, we will be sending home an RSVP for parents to fill out if they intend to join us in our Title 1 meeting. The RSVP has a short agenda on it as well so parents can decide if the meeting is something they would like to attend. Please return the RSVP (it is on yellow/gold paper) if you intend to attend so we can make preparations to accommodate you. Thank you in advance!
September 4, 2020 Junction Hill School has been contacted by the Howell County Health Department late this afternoon to notify us that an individual associated with the Junction Hill School District has tested positive for the Coronavirus. The Howell County Health Department is in the process of contacting all close contacts to this case. The Howell County Health Department response is based upon CDC guidelines and recommendations.
Well..... The baseball and softball games today have been cancelled due to rain. Please disregard the previous messages about a new location. There will be no practice today either.
ATTENTION!!! IMPORTANT INFO! Games WILL be played today but the LOCATION HAS CHANGED! We will play AT FAIRVIEW! Spectators need to bring chairs, there will be no bleachers and please maintain 6 feet social distancing! Also, you may bring a cooler since there will be no concession stand. Players can be picked up AT Fairview or we will have a bus back to the Junction Hill parking lot arrival time approximately 4:30PM. If players leave Fairview with a parent, make sure they sign out with their coach!
ATTENTION!!! IMPORTANT INFO! Games WILL be played today but the LOCATION HAS CHANGED! We will play AT FAIRVIEW! Spectators need to bring chairs, there will be no bleachers and please maintain 6 feet social distancing! Also, you may bring a cooler since there will be no concession stand. Players can be picked up AT Fairview or we will have a bus back to the Junction Hill parking lot arrival time approximately 4:30PM. If players leave Fairview with a parent, make sure they sign out with their coach!
Today's (9/2/20)Softball and Baseball practice has been cancelled due to rain and poor field conditions.
Baseball and Softball Rescheduled Today's @ Richard's Baseball and softball makeup games are rescheduled due to rain and mud. The new game times will be September 16th. Games will begin at 1 pm with A team. B team plays afterwards.
Monday, August 31st is picture day at Junction Hill! You should have received a picture form from your child. You can order using the packets as we have always done, or you can pre-order by visiting mylifetouch.com and entering the picture day ID code located on the packet. I would like to remind parents of our procedures for school visits in the 2020-2021 school year. In order to provide the safest environment, parents will not be permitted in the building for pictures and picture preparations as we have done in years past. Thank you for your understanding.
Junction Hill Community, This message is to inform you that an individual associated with the Junction Hill School District has tested positive for the Coronavirus. We have been in contact with the Howell County Health Department and they have notified all close contacts to this case. The Howell County Health Department response is based upon CDC guidelines and recommendations.
Softball Practice Tuesday (8/11) and Thursday (8/13) from 3:30 to 5. Once School starts, softball practices will be daily until 5 or 5:30. (We are leaning towards 5:30).
Due to field conditions, Softball practice has been cancelled for today 7/9/20.
SUMMER SOFTBALL Any 5th-8th grade girl interested in playing softball this coming school year, Coach Waggoner is going to start practicing next week on Tuesdays and Thursdays after summer school from 3:30PM - 5:00PM. Make sure to bring your own water bottle, glove, and bat if possible. See you there!
We are working towards a traditional sit down summer school starting July 6th and ending July 29th. Many of you have signed up, but there is still room for more! Please call the school or email me directly if you are interested! I will be getting packets out to everyone in early June with more information about summer school. email@example.com
We have completed the process of cleaning out the 5th through 8th grade lockers. All textbooks that were removed from the lockers have been sent to teachers in order for them to complete their year end inventory. Library books that were found have been returned to Mrs. Smith. Each student’s personal belongings have been bagged and labeled, ready for return. These bags may be picked up beginning Wednesday, April 22 from 11 to 1. Please pull up by the awning at the gym entrance and stay in your car. School personnel will be there to assist in getting the belongings returned for each student.
Junction Hill C-12 school is extending the date of school closure through April 30th. This will coincide with the extension of the stay at home order for the City of West Plains.
If students would like to check out library books during this time please email me (firstname.lastname@example.org) a list of titles or interests and I will have them checked out to the student and available in the food pick up line for them. Do not worry about how many they already have checked out. I am waiving the two per student right now. We will sort out all of that when school resumes. All of the teachers want the students to keep reading during this time.😀📘📕📚
Junction Hill School is closed through April 3rd in cooperation with Howell County Health Department in response to the Covid 19 virus.
The Rural School Choir Tour scheduled for Tuesday March 3rd has been cancelled due to significant flu and illness in all of the Rural Schools. We apologize for any inconvenience though all of us are experiencing many students absent with the flu virus.
The volleyball game rescheduled for tomorrow evening Tuesday March 3rd with Howell Valley has been cancelled due to flu/illness. We have rescheduled this game for Monday March 9th. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience. This has been a very abnormal year for flu and all of the schools are experiencing significant sickness.
Volleyball games for Friday February 28th with Howell Valley have been cancelled and rescheduled for Tuesday March 3rd here at Junction Hill.
Junction Hill School will be hosting Preschool and Kindergarten screenings Tuesday March 31, 2020. To be eligible for preschool, students must be 4 years old prior to August 1, 2020. To be eligible for kindergarten, children must be 5 before August 1, 2020. A parent or legal guardian must accompany each child on the day of the screening and will need to bring the child’s birth certificate, immunization records, and proof of residency. All children must reside in the Junction Hill School District. The screening should take approximately one hour to complete. To schedule an appointment please call the school at 417-256-4265.
As of 9 am today the total collected for St Jude is $2370.00
St. Judes current collection amount. Teachers have raised $1,008.00. Classes have raised $540.00. There is still some class fundraising going on that will be added shortly. Total raised so far is currently $1,548.00. Thank you for all that have participated.
School will be cancelled Friday Jan 24, due to inclimate weather.
School will be cancelled Thursday Jan 23, due to inclimate weather.
West Plains High School will be doing a presentation to our 8th graders on Feb 11.
With school being cancelled all activities are cancelled as well. Unfortunately due to several factors between the weather, flu, other activities going on and already scheduled rescheduling the Christmas Program will not be possible. We will look at the Spring calendar to see what we might be able to do for students to get a performance in. Students were able to perform for the local nursing homes last week and that seemed to be very much appreciated. We most definitely appreciate all the work that Mr. Dame puts into his programs and performances with the students.
School is canceled today due to hazardous driving conditions caused by freezing precipitation. 12/17/19
School is canceled today due to hazardous driving conditions caused by freezing precipitation. 12/16/19
Due to precipitation and freezing conditions creating hazardous travel conditions school will be cancelled Tuesday Nov 12.
Due to forecasted weather at dismal time crating hazardous driving conditions and bus routes at regular release time school will be dismissed at 130. The veteran’s day assembly will be rescheduled for Thursday the 14th Door open at 2 and will start at 2:30. once again school we be dismissed at 1:30
Parents/Guardians, The West Plains City Veterans Day Parade for Monday November 11th has been cancelled. The Veterans Day Assembly scheduled for here at Junction Hill will begin at 2:30 pm in the Gym, visitors can enter through the Gym doors at 2:00 pm to begin being seated. The Junction Hill Veterans Assembly is open to the community to recognize and honor all of our Veterans who have valiantly served in protecting our great country. We also want to remind all of our parents to complete and submit their survey questionnaire for the 4 day school week tomorrow if you have not already done so. Thank you,
We have reached that time of year where winter weather can set in at any time. We ask that if you have not already done so please put together your plans in the event of an inclimate weather cancellation or early release of school due to weather conditions. When we do cancel school we try hard to give you as much notice as possible. Our calls are intended to be sent out by 6 am in morning and when possible by 8:30 pm of the evening. In addition we will post on K95 radio as well as KY3 News.
Cross Country Practice for tonight has been cancelled.
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.