Welcome Back!

Welcome to week five of the 2021/2022 school year!  We hope your year is off to a great start!  If you haven’t already gotten into a routine for this school year, now is the time!  Routine and structure can reduce stress and anxiety as the year progresses. Child Mind Institute offers four tips that can help support your family while you make the transition from summer to fall.  Validation: Let… Read More »Welcome Back!

Welcome Spring!

 It’s hard to believe that we are about to turn the calendar over to May.  What a year this has been! We are almost to the finish line, and we want to encourage your family to finish the year strong.  One way you can do this is by making sure your child gets to school each and every day.  We know getting to school gets more difficult as the weather… Read More »Welcome Spring!

Mid-Winter Break!

Welcome to a very cold and snowy February! This week Thursday through Monday (February 11-15th) will be our Mid-Winter Break for all JPS students. GR Kids has a wonderful list of free and low cost activities to keep your kids busy and active during this time! You can visit their site here. It’s also a great time to stay warm by visiting your local library and snuggling up with a… Read More »Mid-Winter Break!

Happy New Year 2021!

Happy New Year! We wanted to take this opportunity to share with you some opportunities as you begin to navigate 2021. We realize that parenting is always challenging, but we know that it is especially during these uncertain times. We would like to highlight two opportunities that are worth checking out.  The first one is a link a link to strategies to help your student’s mental health: Student Mental Health… Read More »Happy New Year 2021!

Change is Constant

The new orders from the state will shift our learning to a virtual platform for the next few weeks. For some families this may not be a change, but for others the change may impact your family in a variety of ways. Please check out our website for resources that may help as you navigate the upcoming days. We have links for food, hygiene, Christmas assistance, and mental health as… Read More »Change is Constant


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Welcome to the new Jenison Parent Liaison website! We are so glad you stopped by! Take the time to subscribe to the blog so that you will always be in the know about events, resources, and opportunities happening in our community.  Beth Morey and Mary Veldink are the Jenison Public School Parent Liaisons.  Beth serves Bauerwood Elementary,  Bursley Elementary, Rosewood Elementary, Jenison International Academy, and Jenison High School.  Mary serves… Read More »Welcome!