Now you can pay your field trip fees and not have to break the bank. We have split the 6th 7th and 8th grade fees into more manageable pieces.
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The Diack Ecology Education Program signup is now available
August 19, 2015, 10:00 am

The Diack Ecology Education Program and the Jane Goodall Environmental Middle School invite teachers to participate in a free science inquiry training focused on field-based science inquiry. August 19-20, 2015 - Opal Creek Ancient Forest Center

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February 5, 2015, 1:11 pm

JGEMS Lottery Process for the 2015-16 School Year
January 7, 2015, 12:00 am

We invite families to join us for an Information Night about JGEMS on March 5th at 6:00 PM in the OSD Library. During the information session, applications will be made available for the first time. Applications will also be in the JGEMS office beginning the next day. Our applications need to be picked up in person - they are not available online for downloading.

Thursday, March 5th: Information Night for families. Staff will share a powerpoint presentation and conduct a question and answer session. (6:00 PM in the OSD Library)

Friday, March 13th: Applications are due to the JGEMS office by 3:00 PM.

Tuesday, March 17th: JGEMS Special Board Meeting at 4:00 PM. Lottery Drawing!
All families will then be notified if they got into JGEMS, or what their spot on the waiting list will be.

Letter Writing Campaign and Work-A-Thon
October 21, 2014, 11:00 am

Our annual letter writing fundraising campaign has wrapped up, with an impressive finish! Students were given credit / points for: letters they sent, money returned to JGEMS in their names, and hours worked at our Work-A-Thon. Because of the efforts of many, over $10,000 was raised, and 117 volunteers participated in our Work-A-Thon on the OSD campus. Thank you to Lisa Chipman for organizing this entire event!

Phenology Video
October 10, 2014, 12:00 am

Resently the Phenology Reserach Group had an oppurtunity to participate in a the CREA Conference in France. They did this by Skyping into the conference. This is a link to the video that they made for the conference.

September 10, 2014, 12:51 pm

Link to Neat organizations
September 8, 2014, 12:00 am

Straub Environmental Center

Eradication by Mastication

Report Cards Are In
October 29, 2013, 4:00 pm

Your students are not the only ones getting graded. Each year the Oregon Department of Education grades its schools, and the reports are in. You can check out our report card right here.