Announcing…Amazon Smiles to Benefit Jones PTO

Happy Summer Jones Families!
Who shops on Amazon?

The PTO is betting that most of us make Amazon purchases more frequently than we’d like to admit. This is why our latest fundraising effort will hopefully be a no brainer, as we are continually looking for ways to streamline our fundraising efforts.

Anytime you make a purchase on Amazon and follow the link below, 0.5% of your money spent will go to the Jones PTO. It is that easy! It has been tested by a few PTO Board members and it works exactly like a regular Amazon order. Shop away!

To begin shopping on Amazon and support the Jones PTO, simply follow this link below and shop as usual.  Thank you for your support of the Jones PTO!

If there are any questions about Amazon Smiles use this link: https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=201365340

Summer’s Best,
Jones PTO


Thank you from Jones PTO

As this school year comes to a close, Jones PTO gives heartfelt thanks to the many dedicated committee chairs, teachers, staff, parents and supporters who have contributed tremendously throughout the year! In addition, we thank the members of the Executive Board for their dedication and service.

We have great expectations for another successful year ahead. Many of our PTO committees and members work hard throughout the summer months to ensure a smooth start to the next school year! We are looking forward to serving the students, families and staff of Jones Middle School again this fall.

Finally, we ask you to please support JMS and the 2017-18 JMS online supply sale! Order and pay for your core class supplies online TODAY through July 31st and pick up at the Jones Middle School Supply Sale on Tuesday, August 8, 3:00pm-7:00pm. Please visit: http://jonespto.com/school-supply-sale-aug-8-9/ for details and to order online.

Sincerest wishes for a wonderful and memorable summer,
Carmen Gray PTO President 2016-17
Kristin Ray, PTO President 2017-18


2017-2018 Jones Supply Sale

The 2017-2018 Jones Supply Sale ordering is now available!

Want to make school supply shopping easy? Order your core class supplies TODAY (see option #1 below) and pick them up at the School Supply Sale! New this year, upgraded planners available at the supply sale for $5 a la carte purchase. For questions, please contact Darlene Adams at adams2728@gmail.com.

Click the appropriate grade level link below for School Supply List for the 2017-2018 school year:

6th Grade Supply List

7th Grade Supply List

8th Grade Supply List

The 7th and 8th Grade Summer Supply Sale will be held in Jones Cafeteria on Tuesday, August 8th from 3pm-7pm.

The 6th Grade Summer Supply Sale will be held in Jones Cafeteria on Wednesday, August 9th from 3pm-7pm.

Two options to purchase supplies from Jones PTO:

  1. Pre-order your student’s general supplies for core classes no later than July 31, 2017. Order the supplies (see form below) now through July 31st and PTO will conveniently pre-package your supplies and have them ready for you to pick up at the Sale. Supplies for non-core classes (Gifted Language Arts and Global Language) will be available for purchase at the Sale on August 8th and 9th. Pre-packaged supplies include an $8 convenience fee. Pay for your supplies with Credit Card.
  2. Purchase your student’s supplies yourself at the Supply Sale. Turn in your forms, pick up the supply list for your grade and select the items you need to purchase.

Thank you for supporting your Jones PTO.

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Happy Spring!

Dear JMS Families and Community,

Happy Spring!

New Tree
Last August one of the sugar maple trees that frames the entrance to the Jones Middle School campus was discovered to be diseased and had the potential to become hazardous through instability and loss of branches. It was determined for the safety of students and staff that it needed to be removed. Jones Middle School and Jones PTO agreed to plant a new sugar maple tree to replace the diseased tree.  Both Jones PTO and Indian Guides of Upper Arlington helped provide the budget for the new tree.

On March 17th Davey Tree Experts delivered the sugar maple to Jones Middle School using a tree spade truck and it was planted where the previous tree had been located. The new tree is a mature sugar maple tree (about 18’ tall and 6 inches in diameter) and we trust it will provide beauty for the Jones campus for many years to come!

Secrets of a UA High School Parent Forum
To all 8th grade parents:  Join the Upper Arlington High School PTO for “Secrets of a UA High School Parent” – a lively hour of Question & Answer – on Wednesday April 12th at 7:00 p.m. at the UAHS West Cafeteria.  Worried about your middle schooler’s transition to high school?  Worried about your transition?  All you always wanted to know but were afraid –or didn’t know – to ask.  Bring your questions and our panel of knowledgeable High School parents will answer as many questions as they can.  You can also join the PTO for $25!  See you there.

Upcoming Events

  • Wed 3/29, 7 pm and Thurs 3/30, 10:30 am: The Stand Project and JMS/HMS Parent Book Club – How to Raise an Adult, UAPL Friends Library
  • Fri 3/31 Deadline for Golden Apple Award teacher nominations http://directors1933.uaca.org/wordpress/events/golden-apple-awards/nominations/
  • Sat 4/8, 6:30 pm JMS Talent Show
  • Wed 4/12, 7 pm “Secrets of a UA high school parent” UAHS Cafeteria
  • Wed 4/19 rescheduled Neal Shusterman author visit
  • Fri 4/28, 7 pm Hoops for a Cure Fundraiser, UAHS
  • Mon 5/1 – Teacher Appreciation luncheon/Teacher Appreciation week
  • Fri 5/5 – Artist in School – Giovanni Santiago
  • Mon 5/8, 11:20 am – 8th grade Luncheon



Volunteer Background Check

Visit UAschools.org. Read the information then complete the Volunteer Online Background Check form.

Once the form is processed, Central Office will contact you by the email submitted and ask you to come to CO at 1950 N Mallway Dr. to get your Photo ID taken. The whole process will take a few minutes of your time. Any questions, please call 614-487-5000.
Parent Volunteer


Welcome to Jones Middle School PTO!

Welcome to the Jones Middle School PTO website!

We encourage you to look around, get involved and stay connected with us over the year.  Your PTO supports academic enrichment, hands on learning as well as student out reach activities.  Jones PTO could not be successful without family and teacher support, PTO volunteers and generous donations.  If you have any questions, suggestions or concerns do not hesitate to contact us!  Go Bears!

The Jones PTO