Community Support for Chestnut Hill's Public School
Our students dream of....

Our students dream of….

We asked the students from Jenks this simple question: What do you want from your school? See below for all of their wonderful ideas and make sure to check out the fundraising boxes up and down the Hill at supporting businesses. To donate to the J.S. Jenks Academy for the Arts and Sciences...
Donate to the Community Fundraising Campaign!

Donate to the Community Fundraising Campaign!

Donate much needed funds below and support the J.S. Jenks Academy for the Arts and Sciences’ Community Fundraising Campaign!  The Chestnut Hill Business Improvement District’s generous donation of $17,000 will support programmatic and infrastructure improvements at the school. We are now kicking off a Community fundraising campaign to match those funds. Donate now!...
Recyclebank Green Schools Program 2015

Recyclebank Green Schools Program 2015

  It’s that time again…. Recyclebank time! Once again, J.S. Jenks is participating in Recyclebank’s Green Schools Program. We will be starting an ecosystem program consisting of greenhouses, aquaponics, and vermicomposting. Click on the link below to donate your Recyclebank points today. The more points we receive the more we...
Events

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.

J.S. Jenks selected School Redesign Initiative

J.S. Jenks Academy for the Arts and Sciences has been selected for the District’s School Redesign Initiative program! Thank you to all members of the Redesign Team. The school will begin moving forward with the planning for the implementation year. If you want to hear more about the proposal and plans for the coming months, and...
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 lead participants to Germantown Avenue...
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.
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
Community Shopping Event at Ten Thousand Villages

Community Shopping Event at Ten Thousand Villages

Please come out and support us on Thursday evening November 14th  and find truly original, fair trade gifts for your friends and family. Ten Thousand Villages will donate 15% of all sales to the Friends Of J.S Jenks!
J.S. Jenks Open House

J.S. Jenks Open House

There will be an informal open house for prospective families on October 17th 2013 from 4:00-5:30 PM at the J.S. Jenks School. Meet Jenks staff, tour the school and find out more about Jenks as a school option for your child. For more information e-mail potentialjenksparents@gmail.com

Firebolt 5k October 19th

Firebolt 5k October 19th

Save the Date! October 19th 2013 @ 8AM. Friends of J.S. Jenks 5K Run/ 1 Mile Walk in conjunction with the Chestnut Hill Harry Potter Festival Free registration with $200 in sponsorships. Download our  Firebolt_Registration form to register by mail and/or collect sponsorships. Online Registration is also Available Here!
Call for Volunteers!

Call for Volunteers!

We need volunteers to help out at several upcoming events this Fall. PLEASE CLICK HERE to sign up for J.S. Jenks Fall Volunteer Opportunities on @VolunteerSpot today!
"Oh the Place We Will Go" Auction Website

“Oh the Place We Will Go” Auction Website

Please use this link to get a sneak peak at the items we currently have up for auction for our fundraiser this Saturday June 1st. https://www.charityauctionorganizer.com/Az/5cfa3b78-5333-40f9-bc1c-b70020112db5/OnlineCatalog/Catalog