Welcome to Juniata Park Academy!
Juniata Park Academy is a School of Excellence. We are a dynamic community of learners empowering one another to become resilient, inquiring, confident members of the global society.
The mission of Juniata Park Academy is to create a safe and nurturing learning environment that celebrates diversity. We are a community that holds ourselves to high expectations in maintaining a culture of belonging, academic excellence, and innovation.
Core Values: Respect, Teamwork, Excellence, Perseverance, Personal Responsibility, Problem Solving Optimism, Scholarship
Information Regarding Hybrid Reopening Plan
The first day for hybrid learning has shifted by 1 week. PreK-2
students who opted into hybrid will now start on March 1.
El primer día de aprendizaje híbrido se ha cambiado de fecha para la
semana siguiente a la fecha antes prevista. Los estudiantes de PreK-2
que optaron por el aprendizaje híbrido ahora comenzarán el 1 de marzo.
Please note: only students who signed up to return in November will be eligible to return at this time.
Beginning on Friday, January 15, the School District will be serving meals from over 100 locations! It’s now even easier for you to pick up student meals every Friday from 9 am to 2 pm. Each box contains 7 breakfast meals, 7 lunch meals, fresh fruit, and milk.
Find your nearest food site at: Phila.gov/food.
For more information:
Do you have a 5th-8th grade student interested in dance? Our partnership with the Pennsylvania Ballet and Delphi program is continuing virtually. You can register here.
For more information: PA Ballet Registration
Did you know that you can view your child’s assignment grades and attendance at any time from a computer or mobile device? This is more important now than ever with virtual learning. All you need to get started is to create a Parent Portal account.
To view a recording of our Parent Portal workshop, please click here.
To access the links and slides shown at our workshop, click here.
For more information about Parent Portal, click here.
Click here for information from our school nurse, Nurse Long.
Family Engagement Calendar 2020
Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture is pleased to offer Friday Arab Arts Program on Google Meets.
• program offerings in visual art, drumming, singing, storytelling
• program is intended for grades 3-8
• program runs from September 25 to December 18, 2020
• program is held 1:00 to 4:00pm on Fridays with 10 minute breaks between the hour
• students can attend one to three program offerings
• art supplies and doumbek will be provided
• $25 registration fee per student, for however many sessions student attends
If your child is interested, please register here. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Al-Bustan’s Programs Coordinator Bridget Peak at email@example.com or 207-809-3668.
Virtual Learning Schedules
Providing families without childcare a safe space for digital learning.
The City of Philadelphia is providing free childcare to those in need while schools are virtual. This is a program run by the city, not the School District of Philadelphia, and you must register for your child to attend. For more information click here.
Access Centers provide Philadelphia’s most vulnerable students with a safe place for digital learning when caregivers work outside the home and have no childcare supports. Registration is required.
The staff at these centers:
Supervise students during digital learning time.
Access Centers are:
Designed to serve our most vulnerable children.
Available by registration only. Access Centers are not drop-in sites.
Free of charge.
Open to Philadelphia students entering kindergarten through sixth grade.
Located throughout the city.
The City is partnering with community-based organizations to offer these services during COVID-19.
For a list of locations, click here.
New Student Registration
Student registration is online this year and is open now.
School Supply Lists for Virtual Learning are now available here!
2020-2021 School Year Calendar
Note: School will be opening virtually on September 2nd and will continue online through at least November 17th.
We encourage all families, staff, and other stakeholders to provide input and feedback into our 2020-2021 School Plan.
Click this link to watch a pre-recorded video of our April 20th Virtual Parent Workshop on Online Learning.
Resources for JPA Families During Coronavirus Closure
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