Enter your email address below to subscribe to these posts.
NOTE: In order to activate your subscription and receive emails, make sure to verify your email address by clicking on the link that is sent to your email after you sign up. If you do not see this email soon, be sure to check your junk or spam folder.

Follow by Email

Science Fair / History Day Evening Program

The Science/History Evening Program will be held on Tuesday, February 13th, from 7-8pm in the gym. Please come and check out the nearly 120 6th-8th grade Science Fair projects as well as History Day projects by 5th and 8th graders on display in the gym. These students have done some excellent work and are ready to share their research with you. Prepare to be impressed!
     This year attendance for those with projects will be heavily encouraged, but not required as has been in other years. There will be extra credit given for those who do attend. Students are requested to be present at their projects from 7:15-7:45 to answer questions and discuss their work with adults and other visitors in attendance.

JCCEF Auction

Our annual Dinner, Auction, and Dance is Saturday March 17, 2018 at the Arcata Community Center.  Join us on St. Patrick's Day for Dinner catered by Sammy's BBQ and Dancing to Eyes Anonymous!

Tickets will go on sale starting next Monday, February 5thThere is still time if you want to be a business sponsor. Contact Heidi Walsh ( for more information about becoming a business sponsor. Please consider donating to the class baskets, items for the live and silent auctions, wine. You can also donate your time to help us make the auction successful. Without you we cannot make JCS great. GO PANTHERS!!! 

Ticket order form available here.

February Family Maker Night

The next Family Maker Night is on February 15th and is sponsored by Mattole Valley Charter School.

The event will be held at Lost Coast High (the old Worthington School site) at 3400 Erie Street, Eureka.

Family Maker Night happens every third Thursday of the month at different locations around the county.  It is a free event and is open to all families in our community.  Activities are different every month and are most appropriate for ages 4-14. See flyer.
For more information, please contact Tanya Trump at or (707) 445-7817.

Upper Grade Spelling Bee Results

Recently, students were tested to determine the top two spellers in each homeroom, who were then invited to participate in the JCS 7-8 Spelling Bee Test. 

The class champions:
Barsanti’s Homeroom:
Kaelyn Williams
Maya Hansen

Dedini’s Homeroom:
John Gerving
Jonah Hohl

Goddard’s Homeroom:
Sydney Trieu
Owen Miranda-Hupp

Holmes’s Homeroom:
Vivian Cronin

Sophia Rosales

Yesterday, the 7-8 JCS Spelling Bee Test was taken, and our top two spellers and an alternate were determined.
1st place: John Gerving
2nd place: Vivian Cronin
Alternate: Sophia Rosales

Our top two spellers are now invited to participate in the Northern Humboldt Regional Spelling Bee for grades 7-9 that will take place on February 8, 2018, at 1:30 at McKinleyville Middle School.

Congratulations to all of our spelling champs!

JCCEF Auction

Jacoby Creek Children Education Foundation presents
2018 Dinner, Auction, & Dance
Saturday March 17, 2018
Arcata Community Center
Tickets $45 (before 2/16/18), $50 (after 2/17/18)
5:30 p.m. No host bar (proceeds support JCS)
6:30 p.m. Dinner Buffet
7:30 p.m. Live Auction
Dancing to live music will follow the auction

See flyer

Six Rivers Charter School Parent Night

You are invited to an 8th Grade Parent Information Night to find out more about Six Rivers Charter High School, a small supportive learning community with the rigor and opportunities of a large high school.

January 23rd and 31st at 6:00 PM
Six Rivers Room 704

For more information call 825-2428 or visit


The PTO will be hosting a free family movie day in the LIBRARY (location change from the gym) on Sunday, January 21 from 2:00-4:00 p.m.  Bring your pillows, blankets, and lawn chairs. The PTO will be showing the movie Inside Out and there will be a donation snack bar.