Entries by Amy Mabe

SOL Schedule and Information

Dear Families, As part of the Virginia State Assessment Program, 3rd-5th grade students in Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools will take the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests in May. We want to make you aware of the testing dates early in the second semester so that you can plan for your child to be at […]

Kindness Project at DJ!

Wow!! What awesome work, Second Graders! These beautiful hats were knitted by DJ’s very own second graders in Mrs. Tighe’s class as a part of a kindness project. These hats will be headed to FISH!

Black History Reading Series

  A  BIG thank you to members of: -W&M’s Nu Chi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority -W&M’s Black Law Student Association -W&M’s Kappa Pi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity -W&M’s Mu Upsilon Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority -W&M’s Alpha Delta Sigma Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. -W&M’s Xi Theta Chapter […]

Screening for Gifted Students

The Williamsburg-James City County Program for Gifted Students provides services for formally identified gifted students in grades K-12.  Screening for rising 5th grade students will begin in February.  Referrals can be made by a parent, teacher, other staff member, or self.  Referred 4th grade students will be screened for eligibility for gifted language arts, and/or […]

Hour of Code and MORE!

During the month of December students took part in the Hour of Code, a worldwide event that promotes coding in each and every classroom. Millions of students completed a variety of different coding activities and learned a little bit about what it takes to use coding in the real world. Want to continue the coding […]

Breakout Boxes

  Thank you to the WJCC Schools Foundation for funding the Breakout Boxes at DJ Montague. What a wonderful tool to encourage critical thinking, problem solving, cooperation, and get students excited about learning.

Mix It Up Day at DJM!

Students at DJ Montague participated in Mix It Up Day at lunch on October 31st! This is a national event that encourages students to make new friends at lunch, sit with someone new and different. Students get the opportunity to meet new people, celebrate differences, and enjoy a conversation and meal with someone new. Look […]