Community Support for Chestnut Hill's Public School
The Firebolt 5K, October 18, 2014

The Firebolt 5K, October 18, 2014

The 5k Run and 1K Walk will be held on Saturday, October 18th, in association with the Chestnut Hill Business Association’s Harry Potter Festival. The 5K run will begin and end at the Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields on St. Martins Lane at Willow Grove Avenue, while the 1 mile walk will...
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Friends of J.S. Jenks and Chestnut Hill Business Improvement District Announce New Partnership

We are partnering with the Chestnut Hill Business Improvement District to bring new funding resources to J.S. Jenks.  The Business Improvement District is donating $17,000 in funds to support Programmatic and Infrastructure improvements at the school, and the Chestnut Hill Business Association is working with us to kick off a Community Fundraising Campaign to match...

J.S. Jenks in the News

Check out the great news article about J.S. Jenks in the Philadelphia Inquirer highlighting our new name (J.S. Jenks Academy for the Arts and Sciences), our Arts and Sciences programmatic efforts, the School Redesign Initiative and community support through Friends of J.S. Jenks.   Catch the momentum and get involved!

Board Meeting November 25th 6:30 PM

Please join us for the next Friends of J.S. Jenks board meeting on November 25th at 6:30PM in the Bombay Room of the Chestnut Hill Hotel. Our meetings are open to the public and we encourage J.S. Jenks parents/staff, community members, prospective parents, alumni, and anyone with an interest in supporting public education in Chestnut Hill...

Open House Wednesday November 12th 9:00 – 10:30 AM

Come to an Open House at J.S. Jenks Wednesday November 12th at 9:00AM. Take a tour of the school, meet the Kindergarten teachers and visit their class, Q&A with parents and principal. Entrance at top of stairs on Southampton.

First FoJSJ Board Meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, September 30, at 6:30 pm

This may be the first Friends of J.S. Jenks meeting for the school year, but everyone has been hard at work preparing our major fall fundraiser, the Firebolt 5K, during the Harry Potter Festival. There is more to do! Please come to the meeting to help prepare for it and learn more about Friends of J.S....

July Board Meeting

The First Friends of JS Jenks Board Meeting of the new Academic Year is Tuesday July 22nd at 7PM at the Bombay Room, Chestnut Hill Hotel.  This will be a planning meeting for activities and events in the upcoming year, including our Fall Fundraiser.  Our meetings are open to the public and we encourage J.S....
J.S Jenks Fun Fest Carnival

J.S Jenks Fun Fest Carnival

The Friends of J.S. Jenks and J.S. Jenks Home and School Association are hosting a Spring Funfest Carnival to benefit the school. Event Highlights include: Moon bounces and inflatables Guest appearance by Phillie Phanatic Live Music in our Auditorium fitted with professional sound system Face painting Crafts Games Face Painting and Tatoos Lemonade and Popcorn...
School Native Garden

School Native Garden

Until mid-March, please Donate Your Recyclebank Points to help the school build a new outdoor native garden that will be incorporated into the curriculum.
Kindergarten and Computer/Media Center Fundraising Campaign

Kindergarten and Computer/Media Center Fundraising Campaign

Donate today to our fundraising campaign to upgrade our kindergarten, computer center and library spaces! Last month we raised $3500 towards our fundraising goal through our Indiegogo campaign, and now we want to double our money!  We have secured $15,000 in funds to cover the electrical work needed to move our computer and library centers to their...
January Board Meeting

January Board Meeting

Wednesday January 15th at 6:30 PM Bombay Room of Chestnut Hill Hotel (8229 Germantown Avenue)
Laura Kaderabek Eyring, Children's Illustrations Benefits FOJSJ

Laura Kaderabek Eyring, Children’s Illustrations Benefits FOJSJ

High Point Cafe Allens Lane Train Station Septa R-8 Line 7210 Creshim Road 19119 Opening Reception Sunday January 19th 3:00-5:00 Live Music 3:30- 5:30 A portion of the sales will be donated the The Friends of J.S Jenks School. Show runs January 3rd – February 28th 2014 Cafe Hours everyday 7:30-5:30pm Contact Lauraeyring@gmail.com
Join us for our November Board Meeting

Join us for our November Board Meeting

Our next board meeting is November 13th @ chestnut Hill Library 6;30PM