Kindergarten Smart Start Orientation - August 21, 5:30 pm in the JL Cafe

Jason Lee Elementary School invites kindergarten parents and their children to the Smart Start Orientation/Kindergarten Readiness Presentation on Thursday, August 21, at 5:30 pm. The purpose of this meeting is to clarify the Smart Start process, give parents an overview of kindergarten expectations/routines, and provide the children with an opportunity to meet teachers and see the facilities before Smart Start Kindergarten Camp begins on Monday, August 25th.


The first day of school for Kindergarten is Monday, August 25, 2014.
Kindergarten Smart Start
AM 8:45~11:15
PM 12:45~3:15

The first day of school for 1st~5th is Tuesday, August 26, 2014!

1st~ 5th placement letters will be delivered to the Post Office Friday, August 15th!
(Remember, our mail is routed thru Spokane)

Nominations Accepted for Hi-Cap Kindergarten September 1-15
More Information
Jason Lee Elementary will be accepting nominations in September for its school-based Highly Capable Kindergarten Program.
Kindergarten students enrolling in the fall of 2014 may be nominated for the program. The window to submit the Nomination-Consent Form for Kindergarten is September 1 to September 15. Contact the school office to obtain a Nomination-Consent Form or access the hyperlink above. For more information, call 967-6028.
The school-based highly-capable program is designed to meet the needs of students at each elementary school who have exceptional ability by offering challenging and enriching learning experiences through differentiated instruction. Teaching strategies include an emphasis on problem-solving, critical thinking skills, creativity skills and the development of research skills.

Jason Lee News

Preschool openings! Eligibility for FREE preschool based on income guidelines.

Other eligibility is determined by a developmental screening. Your child must be 4 yrs. old by Sept 1st. Interest cards available to fill out at the school building.

Upcoming Events
Monday, August 25, 2014;
Kindergarten Smart Start
Tuesday, August 26, 2014;
1st day of school!
Monday, September 01, 2014;
Labor Day ~ No school
Tuesday, September 02, 2014;
Jr. Joggers Begins
Tuesday, September 02, 2014; 6:30
PTA Meeting
Jason Lee Library
Thursday, September 04, 2014; 5#0~7:30
Kinder Readiness Night
Wednesday, September 10, 2014;
Camp Wooten Fundraiser Assembly
Friday, September 12, 2014;


Jason Lee Elementary Attendance Policy requires parents to contact the school on the day of their child's absence by 8:25 A.M.

To report a student's absence call 967-6490.
Please state:
~Your name
~Your child's name
~Your child's teacher
~Reason for the absence
& A call back number

If you wish to speak to the office
please call 967-6475.
Thank you

Jason Lee Elementary
1750 McMurray Avenue
Richland, WA 99354
(509) 967 - 6475
Attendance # (509)967-6490
Fax (509) 942 - 2556