The mission of James Franklin Smith Elementary School is captured in our school motto: "Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow". We strive to develop the intellectual, physical and emotional capacities of each child by providing a strong foundation in academics and social-emotional growth.
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Our Parent Hub provides quick access to resources, news, events, and general information that JFS parents need daily. Parents can access this page directly at jfsmith.eesd.org/parenthub.
Even though all California students will receive free school lunches this school year, we still need income eligible families to complete the Application for Free and Reduced Lunch to continue to generate funds for our school and district. Apply before September 29!
We are very happy to announce the SCCOE Parent Engagement Program’s Family Engagement Symposium – “Building Foundations for Families to Thrive” – a virtual event on Zoom that features speakers and workshops focusing on Social-Emotional Learning, Self-Care, and Mental Health. LIve Zoom sessions and recorded workshops will be available throughout October.
Custodians, our school heroes, always first to arrive at school, clean up the messes no one dares touch, and is a friend to all.
For the week ending September 24th, we tested 175 classrooms...
The October 2021 Breakfast and Lunch Menu is now available from Child Nutrition Services. Meals are free for all students during the 2021-2022 school year. However, payment for a la carte purchases and adult meals is still required.
Our school nutrition program is currently experiencing supply chain issues and effects of nationwide labor shortages. We are having trouble receiving ingredients from our food vendors. This is a nationwide problem, but we are working on several strategies to mitigate the impact on our students.
We apologize to students who are experiencing
last-minute menu changes or menu item unavailability. As we navigate this challenging time,we appreciate your patience and understanding. Thank you for your continued support.