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Parent Square is now available!

All district and school information will be sent to your computer or phone via email and/or text in a similar, yet more efficient manner to our existing use of Blackboard and Listserv which will no longer be used. For even more convenience, download the ParentSquare app (available for free for iOS and Android devices). Click on the Headline for more information and links to the mobile app.
Parent Square now available.

School Bus Drivers Wanted!

Come Join the RSU14 Transportation Team and get paid while you train with our dedicated trainer!! Full time, spare time & sports trip bus driver positions available.
Call 207-892-1809 for more information.
Bus Drivers Wanted!

JSMS Mission and Vision

 
At Jordan­ Small Middle School We Believe ...
 
The primary goal of JSMS is to provide students with the academic skills and personal habits necessary to ensure success at the secondary level.
 
Social and emotional skills are key to building individual character and positive relationships within a greater community, and critical to the success of adolescents as learners.  It is important that:
 
Students and staff model respect, patience, and kindness.    Students and staff practice acceptance, courage, and compassion.  Staff members communicate effectively with parents to cultivate a partnership.     Students are involved in the process of developing class expectations with their teachers.   Staff members use intentional strategies to help students build the resiliency needed for healthy decision making.  Students use these strategies to accept and build individuality and the resiliency needed to overcome personal obstacles.
 
We will continue to create a learning environment that promotes self-­motivation, student engagement, and achievement. Motivation and engagement increase with and are more likely to occur when:
 
Students can articulate what they should know and be able to do in order to achieve proficiency.   Students use a well­ defined process to track their own progress toward attaining individual goals.  Students are motivated to meet learning targets and take opportunities for work revision.  Students can articulate how an assignment or activity connects to standards and learning targets. ­   Students receive frequent, relevant, formative feedback.  Learning takes place using various types of instruction, which allows for student voice and choice. ­  Instruction is based on students’ needs and interests.  Staff and students understand that mistakes are inherent to the learning process.  Staff and students focus on individual growth based on increasingly complex thinking:
remember → understand → apply → create → evaluate → analyze → synthesize
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